Category: vr gaming

Motorcycle Simulator LeanGP Takes To Kicksta…

Motorcycle Simulator LeanGP Takes To Kickstarter

The unit is a fully adjustable, foldable and lightweight motorcycle that is compatible with all major platforms including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and is ideal for virtual reality (VR) headsets such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.

Read More: https://www.vrfocus.com/2018/03/motorcycle-simulator-leangp-takes-to-kickstarter/

Real Holodeck Finally Created using Euclideon&…

Real Holodeck Finally Created using Euclideon’s Unlimited Detail Engine

A small Australian Company has found a way to give computer graphics unlimited power – no one believed them, but they are now using this technology to make real world hologram rooms. 

Euclideon has opened the world’s first hologram entertainment center where people can have holographic adventures.

http://holoverse.com.au/ 

utopiaville: So I tried Star Trek: Bridge Cre…

utopiaville:

So I tried Star Trek: Bridge Crew for the first time last weekend. It was a… unique experience.

The other missions I played were much more enjoyable after this one.

I did go through the tutorials before diving in, but only once and not on the original Enterprise so I really stumbled around here.

‘Planet of the Apes’ VR Game Coming This Apr…

‘Planet of the Apes’ VR Game Coming This April

The first-person game, which is set in-between the “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” movies, lets players experience the world of the franchise from the perspective of an ape who has been captured by humans, and now has to escape from their research facility.

Read More: http://variety.com/2018/digital/news/planet-of-the-apes-vr-game-1202710961/

Paragliding Is Going Virtual With ParadropVR …

Paragliding Is Going Virtual With ParadropVR

ParadropVR is an immersive VR attraction that simulates flying a paraglider, putting the user fully in control of the gameplay and movement using realistic inputs based on paragliders. The simulator features up and down motion that incorporates sudden drops and smooth deceleration to create a realistic feeling of gliding through the skies.

YES.

VR Experience Puts You at the Heart of the Civ…

VR Experience Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle 

I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.

Read More: https://www.roadtovr.com/preview-man-puts-heart-civil-rights-struggle/

Sony patent suggests a move towards new PlaySt…

Sony patent suggests a move towards new PlayStation VR controllers:

In addition to the analog stick and rear trigger, the controller patent also states there are buttons surrounding the analog stick, a light sensor, a microphone and “a hole for outputting sound”.

On the rear of the controller in the patent, there appear to be optical sensors “for detecting the position of” the middle, ring and little fingers of the user, suggesting Sony is considering some form of hand tracking.

Read More: http://www.techradar.com/news/sony-patent-suggests-a-move-towards-new-playstation-vr-controllers

VR could revitalize the video arcade business …

VR could revitalize the video arcade business

What’s especially interesting about the system is its modularity which allows it to scale according to the needs of the venue. The typical square pod is made up of a 6 × 6 grid of haptic floor tiles surrounding by a matching frame. Like Legos, the tiles and walls can connect together in any configuration. For instance, you could opt for a larger square layout, a rectangle, and asymmetrical shape, or even two square areas connected by a thin hallway.

Read More: https://www.roadtovr.com/weplayvr-pod-vr-attraction-in-a-box-family-entertainment-center/

‘VRChat’ Reaches 2 Million Installs, Doubling …

‘VRChat’ Reaches 2 Million Installs, Doubling in the Last Ten Days:

VRChat, the social chatroom for VR and non-VR users, is doing booming business. According to SteamSpy, the app has seen a mind-boggling 1 million fresh installs in only the last 10 days, putting it currently at 2 million installs in total.

KFC Releases Its Wacky VR Chicken-Frying Esc…

KFC Releases Its Wacky VR Chicken-Frying Escape Room for Oculus Rift

While the company says they’re actually using the KFC The Hard Way to train employees, they’ve also released the experience for free on the Oculus Store for Rift—making it a little less clear of the company’s overall intentions.

Source: https://www.roadtovr.com/kfc-releases-wacky-vr-chicken-frying-escape-room-experience-oculus-rift/