That $60 yearly membership to PS Plus is definitely paying off for US-based PSVR owners this time around, as this next batch of discounts is putting over 100 PSVR items on sale including games and DLC. The sale lasts until February 27th Notable titles coming in hot with at least 70% off are DiRT Rally Plus, […] The post PlayStation Plus Members Can Save up to 75% Off on 100+ PSVR Titles & DLC This Week appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 5:50 am
When it comes to VR headsets, one of today’s most noticeable bottlenecks is visual fidelity. When we talk about and compare the visual fidelity of VR headsets we often touch on three key elements: Screen Door Effect, Mura, and Aliasing. Often times we see people mixing these three up, so here’s a quick guide explaining […] The post Understanding the Difference Between ‘Screen Door Effect’, ‘Mura’, & ‘Aliasing’ appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 3:05 am
Asus was among a handful of Microsoft partners who planned to launch a VR headset as part of Microsoft’s “Mixed Reality” platform. While those other headsets became available late last year, Asus’ own Windows VR headset is finally launching today. Aside from Samsung’s Odyssey headset, the Windows VR headsets are largely based on the same […] The post Asus Windows VR Headset Finally Launches, Priced at $430 appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 6:28 pm
Despite some reports last year suggesting that Microsoft may have discontinued HoloLens, the company has affirmed its work on a new version of the AR headset. Back in July of 2017, HoloLens’ Director of Science, Marc Pollefeys, wrote that the company was working on a new version of HoloLens’ so-called “HPU” (holographic processing unit) chip, which is the […] The post Microsoft Affirms New HoloLens Headset is in Development appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 3:23 pm
Elite Dangerous (2015), the open universe MMO space simulator from Frontier Games, is getting a new chapter soon which will include a new ship, a few new mechanics, and improvements to existent systems. Frontier today announced Beyond – Chapter One will be launching for free to all Elite Dangerous players on all platforms on February 27. Chapter One is the first […] The post ‘Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One’ to Arrive on All Supported Platforms February 27th appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 10:22 am
From Flight School Studio, the creators of Manifest 99 (2017), comes a new survival game that maroons you on a small deserted island, leaving you with only your wits and crafting skills at your disposal. Called Island Time VR, the game is slated to release this spring on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. You’ve been shipwrecked on a coffee table-sized […] The post Survival Game ‘Island Time VR’ Strands You on a Deserted Island, Launching Spring 2018 appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 8:59 am
Apex Construct (2018), the single player bow-shooting action adventure from indie studio Fast Travel Games, is now available on PlayStation VR. The game, which takes you to a strikingly beautiful post-apocalyptic world, is slated to release on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows VR headsets March 20th. As the only remaining human on the planet, you’re dropped […] The post Bowshooter Adventure ‘Apex Construct’ Launches on PSVR Today, Coming to Vive & Rift March 20th appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 6:20 am
2018 will see the introduction of a number of ‘smartglasses’. Initially, very few of these products will be capable of augmented reality, but many of them will be (or already are being) conflated with AR. So here’s a quick guide to understanding what augmented reality really is so that you don’t get mixed up by a […] The post The Difference Between Smartglasses & AR Glasses, and Why Everyone is Confused appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 8:43 pm
The Sun Ladies VR is an amazing story about a group of Yazidi women from the Northern Iraq community of Sinjar, who escaped as sex slaves and started an all-female unit to fight the terrorist organization ISIS. ISIS raided the Sinjar District in August 2014 and massacred over 2,000 Yazidis, selling many women into slavery. […] The post Making of ‘Sun Ladies VR’, the Story of Former ISIS Sex Slaves Who Form an All-Female Fighting Unit appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 3:08 pm
Moss, the insanely charming third-person action-adventure puzzle game from indie studio Polyarc, is confirmed to launch on PSVR February 27th, 2018. Update (02/19/18): Polyarc today announced on Playstation’s blog that ‘Moss’ is officially launching on PSVR February 27th. We’ve included the new trailer below. Original article (10/30/17): First revealed at E3 earlier this year, Moss follows a pint-sized hero named Quill, who with […] The post VR Adventure Puzzler ‘Moss’ to Launch on PSVR February 27th, New Trailer Here appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 11:00 am
Modbox (2016), the multiuser VR physics sandbox from indie studio Alientrap, is getting an update next month in hopes of making the app more of a “Unity-like experience – only simplified,” says developer Lee Vermeulen. The update is said to include a desktop-based editor and visual scripting system. Vermeulen released the news via a Steam forum post, saying that […] The post VR Physics Sandbox ‘Modbox’ to Become More “Unity-like” in March Update appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 10:53 am
According to a recent update to Magic Leap’s massive list of job postings, the company revealed it definitely has plans to enter the retail space, which could include everything from special in-store installations to its own bespoke retail locations. The company is now entertaining applications for the position of Director of Store Design, a job that they say […] The post Magic Leap Job Posting Reveals the Company is Preparing to Enter the Retail Space appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 8:39 am
Ostensibly the first batch of Vive Pro, HTC’s upcoming prosumer VR headset, is now landing on the doorsteps of developers. Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), tweeted out that they’ve recently received what they call “the newest member of [their] VR HMD family.” https://twitter.com/OwlchemyLabs/status/964540791212400640 While the […] The post Developers Are Now Receiving HTC Vive Pro appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 February 2018 | 1:21 pm
Sony is holding a PlayStation VR bundle sale from February 18th to March 3rd. The deal will see PlayStation VR bundles discounted by $100 across the board. If you missed out on the 2017 holiday deal season, this is your chance to score a similar discount on Sony’s PlayStation VR headset. Starting on February 18th, you’ll […] The post PlayStation VR Bundles Now $100 Off Until 3/3 appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 February 2018 | 1:20 pm
MasterWorks: Journey Through History (2018) is a new app for Oculus Rift and Gear VR that takes you on a guided tour through four cultural sites spanning three continents. Created using photogrammetry and presented with audio clips from experts, collectible artifacts and 3D 360 photos, the app does more than just let you explore the sites; it preserves these […] The post VR Tour App ‘MasterWorks’ Uses Photogrammetry to Bring You to 4 Fully Explorable Heritage Sites appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 17 February 2018 | 10:34 am