Exclusive: Validating an Experimental VR/AR Shortcut Interface with Flaming Arrows & Paper Planes

Exclusive: Validating an Experimental VR/AR Shortcut Interface with Flaming Arrows & Paper Planes

56SHARESFacebookTwitterLinkedinRedditSubscribe The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Last time, we detailed our initial explorations of single-handed shortcuts systems. After some experimentation, we converged on a palm-up pinch to open…

Import Records Reveal Sony Has Shipped Thousands of Dev Kits, Possibly PSVR 2

Import Records Reveal Sony Has Shipped Thousands of Dev Kits, Possibly PSVR 2

FacebookTwitterLinkedinRedditSubscribe The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address United States import records from late 2023 onward show that Sony Interactive Entertainment has shipped thousands of boxes containing developer kits from…

The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – February 2023

The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – February 2023

While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual apps are performing across its VR storefronts, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps as of February 2023. Some quick qualifications before…

Road to VR’s 2020 Game of the Year Awards

Road to VR’s 2020 Game of the Year Awards

It’s the time of the season again for reflection, when we look back at this year’s greatest achievements in VR gaming and remind ourselves just how far we’ve come in the four years since consumers first delved head-first into truly immersive worlds. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year was plunged into an global economic…

12 Indie VR Gems You Should Absolutely Consider Playing & Supporting

12 Indie VR Gems You Should Absolutely Consider Playing & Supporting

VR games are difficult to market, especially when they don’t fit obviously into existing genres. Here’s 12 gems you may have overlooked but are well worth your consideration. Updated – August 21st, 2020 The Paradox of VR Game Development There exists a paradox of sorts in the VR game development landscape: many of VR’s most…

Inside VR Design: The Clever Weapons, Locomotion, & Open-world of ‘Stormland’

Inside VR Design: The Clever Weapons, Locomotion, & Open-world of ‘Stormland’

In Inside VR Design we examine specific examples of great VR design. Today we’re looking at the clever design of Stormland’s weapons, locomotion, and open-world. You can find the complete video below, or continue reading for an adapted text version. Stormland is an open-world action-adventure game with co-op support from Insomniac Games. It’s available on Oculus…

“Oh shit, the game is successful,” Says ‘Gorilla Tag’ Dev After 1.5M Player Milestone & Quest IAP

“Oh shit, the game is successful,” Says ‘Gorilla Tag’ Dev After 1.5M Player Milestone & Quest IAP

First-time indie VR developer Kerestell Smith was taken aback at the reception of his Early Access multiplayer VR game, Gorilla Tag. The unassuming lo-fi title, which plays like a game of multiplayer tag, has found a synergistic combination of interesting locomotion and social VR. Following the game’s release on Quest via App Lab, player counts have…

Free Version of ‘Masterpiece Studio Pro’ VR Creation Suite Now Available for Non-commercial Use

Free Version of ‘Masterpiece Studio Pro’ VR Creation Suite Now Available for Non-commercial Use

Masterpiece Studio (formerly MasterpieceVR) today announced it’s releasing a free edition of its latest professional VR creator suite, Masterpiece Studio Pro. The free software license is targeting individuals looking to use the suite for non-commercial use. The free version is said to contain the entire set of features of Masterpiece Studio Pro, which is a subscription-based…

Inside VR Design: The Interface of ‘Electronauts’

Inside VR Design: The Interface of ‘Electronauts’

Inside VR Design is a pilot for what could become an ongoing series examining specific examples of great VR design. Today we’re looking at the interface of Electronauts to find out what makes it so excellently usable. You can find the complete video below, or continue reading for an adapted text version. Electronauts is a…