Pico partners with TheDreamVR to bring over 150 channels of VR Video Content
Pico this week announced a substantial increase in the content they have available for their VR headsets by partnering with 360 video platform The Dream VR.
HTC Adds more pixels with HTC Vive Pro at CES 2018
The screen door effect sucks, it just does. Looking at the world through millions of dots breaks realism and immersion. Thankfully, HTC agrees and has released an update to their HTC Vive headset called the HTC Vive Pro. Vive Pro includes dual-OLED displays for improved picture resolution of 2880 x 1600 combined, a 78% increase in resolution over the current Vive HMD. The increased resolution does reduce, but not eliminate the visible pixels. The higher resolutions improve the clarity of…
Grab the Oculus Rift + Touch for $374 Shipped!
You can now pick up the Oculus Rift + Touch for $374. This is $25 under the already reduced price of $399. The offer is from Newegg [http://bit.ly/2fOPoWq] when you use code MPBTS17 and check out with MasterPass [https://masterpass.com/en-us/]. The package also comes with 7 Free games included with purchase: Robo Recall, Lucky's Tale, Dragon Front, Quill, Medium, Dead & Buried, and Toybox. Enjoy!
War Robots VR: The Skirmish puts you in control of your own battle mech
War Robots is rolling out into the VR space with War Robots VR: The Skirmish, arriving on Steam [http://store.steampowered.com/app/672640/War_Robots_VR_The_Skirmish/] today. This new virtual reality freebie puts you in the pilot seat of your very own mech as you explore a cyberpunk city that’s been cast into turmoil. The Skirmish is a single player mission, as opposed to War Robots’ popular mobile titles that pitted teams of mechs against each other in exciting third-person multiplayer comb
VTOL VR Flight Sim on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift
Flight sims are one of the game types "meant for VR." However, there are only a few great ones out there. We have Aerofly FS 2 Flight Simulator and DCS World which is probably the best of the high realism flight sims. VTOL VR is a new release on Steam [http://store.steampowered.com/app/667970/VTOL_VR/] in the usual early access form. VTOL VR is a near-futuristic combat flight game built specifically for Virtual Reality. In the early access version of the game you are the pilot of an AV-42C…
Neurable working on Virtual Reality brain-computer interface for HTC Vive
Neurable is working on integrating a brain-interface into the HTC Vive allowing developers to create brain-controlled content for VR (Virtual Reality). Imagine being able to throw away your controllers and control AR or VR with just your mind? Michael Thompson, VP Neurable, likens the experience to a scene from Star Wars: "You awake hanging upside down in a snowy cave to discover a hungry Wampa has captured you. Sighting your light saber lying just out of reach, you calm yourself…
Oculus Quill Lives on with the Facebook Social Team
Quill was originally built as an internal production tool for the VR film Dear Angelica [https://www.vrcircle.com/dear-angelica-review-oculus-rift/]. After Oculus announced the closing of Oculus Story studio back in May. Quill was also expected to fade away over time as no more updates were to be provided. However, the Facebook social team continue to work on Quill and release updates to Quill [https://www.facebook.com/QuillApp/videos/1774602125898381/]. In the latest release. The team have…
Hands on Review of Mech Shooter Archangel on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
Archangel is a Mech VR shooter from developer Skydance Interactive, available today from Steam [http://store.steampowered.com/app/553880/Archangel/], Oculus Home [https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1236704876366734/], and Viveport on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. First released exclusively on PSVR in July, Archangel puts you in control of a six-story tall Mech. In Archangel, you’ll discover that you’ve been selected by the United States Free Forces, the resistance, to pilot a…
Gunheart Available today on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
Starting today, Gunheart is available on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive early access. Players on the Rift and Vive will be able to play together in this cross-platform shooter. Read our Gunheart hands on review at E3 [https://www.vrcircle.com/we-play-gunheart-on-the-htc-vive-and-oculus-rift-at-the-same-time-hands-on-at-e3/] Gunheart may remind you of the movie Starship Troopers [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starship_Troopers_(film)] or the Borderlands [https://borderlandsthegame.com] game. Yo
AltspaceVR closes its VR doors August 3rd
AltspaceVR was the first successful social VR start-up. In a blog post [https://altvr.com/good-bye/] today. AltspaceVR has decided to shut down AltspaceVR due to unforeseen financial difficulty. AltspaceVR had this to say: "It is with a tremendously heavy heart that we let you all know that we are closing down AltspaceVR on August 3rd, 7 PM PDT. The company has run into unforeseen financial difficulty, and we can’t afford to keep the virtual lights on anymore. This is surprising…