Tag Archives: Virtual Reality

Once Upon A Time, A Japanese Tried To Crowdfund 360-Degree VR Videos Of Women Cycling

This piece of news may be very late, but the content of it makes it a news on any given day. Late or not, it does not matter because, I had a good laugh and so, I think it would be sin not to share it with you guys – even if it is nearly nine months late. Anyways, the story goes that a lover of “women’s legs riding a bicycle across the saddle” had once pulled a crowdfunding campaign on Yahoo! Japan’s PassMarket, aptly called Fetish VR, to help fund his unusual fetish. Continue reading Once Upon A Time, A Japanese Tried To Crowdfund 360-Degree VR Videos Of Women Cycling

Teslasuit Is The Real-life Ready One Player Haptic Full-body Suit

This is Teslasuit. While it may share the same name and looks as high-tech as the electric car maker, it is not related to Tesla Motors. Teslasuit is a company that is committed to develop haptic feedback suit that will provide a fully immersive environment for gaming, for use in motion capture, climate control et cetera. It lets the wearer touch and feel the digital environments over the entire body, be touched and become the natural full-body controller at the same time. Continue reading Teslasuit Is The Real-life Ready One Player Haptic Full-body Suit

Marvel’s Iron Man VR Coming To Playstation VR, Features Impulse Armor

Iron Man is finally coming to Playstation VR. Announced earlier today by Playstation, Playstation VR Marvel’s Iron Man VR Video Game aims to deliver the ultimate Iron Man fantasy game and features a brand-new Iron Man armor developed especially the game by Marvel illustrator and costume designer, Adi Granov. Fans will notice from the screenshot posted here, the new armor is a nod to the classic comic book superhero’s aesthetic with modern touches. Continue reading Marvel’s Iron Man VR Coming To Playstation VR, Features Impulse Armor

Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04 VR Kit For Switch Will Arrive On April 12

I bet you didn’t see this coming. We are talking about Virtual Reality (VR) for Nintendo Switch. It is happening, though, and it is part of Nintendo’s Labo DIY cardboard-building gaming peripherals that debuted in January 2018, under a series known Toy-Con (which is NOT a toy convention, btw). The aim of Nintendo Labo is make Switch funner, like it not already is. I have to admit. It is kind of fun to see boxy cardboard robotic suit, fishing pole, steering wheel et cetera. Anywho, Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit, as it is called, is the latest to join the Toy-Con family. Continue reading Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04 VR Kit For Switch Will Arrive On April 12

New VR Experience Turns You Into A Terminator To Fight SkyNet

Remember the Aliens-themed VR experience? Well, here’s another, but this time, it is Terminator themed by Cinemark and SPACES. The brand-new, multi-sensory virtual reality (VR) SPACES Center at Cinemark’s Century 20 Oakridge and XD theater in San Jose, California, opens its doors to the public on February 8, 2019. Terminator VR Experience is a mixed-reality adventure that transports thrill-seekers into the Terminator universe where you and your friends will suit up and fight alongside to bring down the evil overlord, SkyNet. Continue reading New VR Experience Turns You Into A Terminator To Fight SkyNet

Holy Smoke! There Is A Sharknado VR Video Game Now?

This is 2018 and yet, I still can’t believe Sharknado already had 6 movies to its name. Six! Imagine that. If you have not watch any of the Sharknado flick already, all I can say is, they are super cheesy and over-the-top shark action movies with terrible CGI. But for some reasons, it has risen to cult status and hence, the number of sequels. However unbelievable it is, nothing beats what you are about to learn: Sharknado has a VR video game too. Continue reading Holy Smoke! There Is A Sharknado VR Video Game Now?

Oculus Quest VR Headset Is Essentially A Wearable PC For Your Face

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (Amblin Entertainment, 2018) is a look into the future of virtual reality. Back in the real world, Oculus is leading mankind into that future. It already did with Oculus Go, Oculus Rift and Gear VR, but as you may know, Ready Player One is all about immersion and gaming and that, my friend, will be taken care by the newly announced Oculus Quest. Billed as the most powerful Oculus VR headset, it is primary designed for gaming with immersion enabled by a completely standalone, self-contained headset. Continue reading Oculus Quest VR Headset Is Essentially A Wearable PC For Your Face

Facebook Wants To Use Photos To Create “Walkable” 3D Spaces

I recall there was a sci-fi flick where some alien race on Earth uses a futuristic panel that, when pointed at a particular area, displays what had happened previously in that particular location. It is a tech is thankfully not real, but we are probably not far from it either. During Facebook‘s annual F8 conference earlier month, Facebook’s head of social VR Rachel Franklin let the crowd in on a somewhat similar tech (it’s rather creepy, TBH). Continue reading Facebook Wants To Use Photos To Create “Walkable” 3D Spaces

Mirage Solo, The First Standalone Daydream VR Headset, Is Now Available

First announced in January, the first standalone Daydream VR headset, Lenovo Mirage Solo, and the first camera built for VR180, Lenovo Mirage Camera, are now available for purchase. And boy, are they pricey. Well, at least the VR headset is when compared to the Oculus Go. Anyways, you are looking at a starting price of $399.99 for the VR headset and $300 for the camera. Continue reading Mirage Solo, The First Standalone Daydream VR Headset, Is Now Available

Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries

First announced last October, Facebook-owned Oculus’s first standalone, affordable VR headset, Oculus Go, is finally available. The device, which is available to 24 countries, is launching with over 1,000 games and experiences, including Discovery VR, Hulu, Netflix, Jurassic World Blue, Coaster Combat, They Suspect Nothing – just to name a few. Continue reading Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries