Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders is an upcoming shooter for Magic Leap One, and while not much is really known about Weta’s AR game, a recent job posting searching for a Networking Programmer at Weta Workshop could mean the company is pushing to make it a multiplayer experience. The posting lists a few responsibilities that have piqued our […] The post Weta Workshop Job Posting Suggests ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’ Will Be Multiplayer appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 September 2018 | 1:44 pm
SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturer and space transport company founded by tech billionaire Elon Musk, ultimately has its sights set on colonizing Mars, although the company’s next big step on the way there is taking tourists to the moon. And you might be able to go too, provided you have a VR headset in the next […] The post Elon Musk Wants to Livestream SpaceX Moon Mission in “high def VR” appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 September 2018 | 10:54 am
Angry Birds, the mobile breakout hit, is coming to Magic Leap in a brand new game called Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot. Due to launch this Fall, the game is quite literally a first-person take on the physics-based slingshot smasher game. Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds franchise is one of the smartphone world’s earliest smash-hits. The […] The post First-person ‘Angry Birds’ AR Game is Coming to Magic Leap This Fall appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 September 2018 | 8:59 am
The critically-acclaimed game Slime Rancher (2017), a PC and console title that lets you run your own ranch filled with plucky slime buddies, is getting a VR version this fall that will allow you to vac, feed, and play with slimes. Developed by Monomi Park and VR studio 3lb Games, Slime Rancher: VR Playground is said to […] The post ‘Slime Rancher’ to Get VR Version This Fall in Free DLC appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 September 2018 | 7:40 am
Indie game studio Funomena, known for their interactive VR experience Luna (2017), announced that the company is bringing a new Luna experience especially made for augmented reality. Called Luna: Moondust Garden, the experience is slated to launch on Magic Leap One this fall. Funomena calls Luna: Moondust Garden a playful extension of the original Luna which brings a […] The post Studio Behind ‘Luna’ to Launch ‘Luna: Moondust Garden’ on Magic Leap One This Fall appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 19 September 2018 | 6:54 am
Having revealed the ‘Knuckles’ EV2 controller development kit just a few months ago, Valve has rapidly incorporated improvements based on feedback from developers and today revealed the updated EV3. The company says will be “produced in much greater quantities than EV2,” of which Valve said “hundreds” were shipped. Improvements from EV2 to EV3 are less […] The post Valve Reveals Knuckles EV3 Dev Kit, Planning Production of “Much greater quantities” appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 9:35 pm
Schell Games, the makers of the critically-acclaimed spy-themed escape room game I Expect You to Die (2016), recently announced that they’re currently developing a dual-wielding sword fighting game that has elements of what the studio calls “a lightweight dungeon crawler.” Talking to Variety, studio founder and CEO Jesse Schell says they’re developing the new sword fighting […] The post ‘I Expect You to Die’ Studio Working on Sword Fighting Game for Multiple VR Platforms appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 1:56 pm
Karnage Chronicles, the sword and sorcery VR adventure in Early Access from Beijing-based Nordic Trolls, recently received a long-awaited update that now includes multiplayer co-op for up to four players. The co-op mode lets players team up with friends or strangers to experience the campaign together. The game is also said to include “drop-in/drop-out” support, so […] The post Fantasy VR Adventure ‘Karnage Chronicles’ Gets 4-Player Co-Op in Latest Update appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 12:46 pm
Transference (2018) is a single-player psychological thriller that takes place in a shadowy reflection of reality—the simulation of a family’s collective minds who’ve presumably been corrupted after the father, a scientist, tests his breakthrough procedure on himself, his wife, and child. While fairly short in length, the game’s intense themes and film-like quality will leave you […] The post ‘Transference’ Review: A Thrilling Film-like Adventure for the Digital Age appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 11:01 am
Mozilla today launched its made-for-VR web browser, Firefox Reality. The company says the browser is “designed from the ground up” for standalone VR headsets, and today it becomes available for the Oculus Go, Lenovo Mirage Solo, and Vive Focus (and other Vive Wave headsets). Mozilla has been an early supporter of VR. As a key […] The post ‘Firefox Reality’, Mozilla’s VR Web Browser, Launches on Major Standalone Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 8:59 am
Oculus today announced it will offer an immersive livestream during the company’s annual Oculus Connect developer conference, including coverage of the opening keynote and several VR esports championships hosted during the event. Owners of the Oculus Go or Gear VR headsets can join the immersive livestream via the Oculus Venues app which is unfortunately not […] The post Oculus Connect VR Livestream Coming to Gear VR and Go, But Rifters Get Left Out appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 8:59 am
Sólfar Studios, the Iceland-based studio behind roguelike VR archery game In Death, has announced that the game is set to launch out of Early Access on October 2nd, accompanying the ‘Paradise Lost’ update which will bring new enemies and a new weapon. Update (September 17th, 2018): Having been in ongoing Early Access development since February […] The post Bowshooter ‘In Death’ Launches Out of Early Access With ‘Paradise Lost’ Update on October 2nd appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 4:20 am
As part of the company’s ongoing development of the Pimax “8K” headset, a select group of Kickstarter backers recieved pre-production units to aid in testing and feedback ahead of production. Today those backers are allowed to talk publicly about their time with the latest ‘M2’ units. A preview from one of those backers, Thomas “VoodooDE” Poersch, […] The post Pimax “8K” Pre-production Previews Emerge from Select Backers appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 18 September 2018 | 12:00 am
Chiaro and the Elixir of Life (2018) is a single-player, story-driven adventure game with emphasis on puzzle-solving and some light platforming. Accompanied by your penguin robot pal Boka, you go out in search of the Elixir of Life, a special alchemical brew that brings life to machines like Boka. Grand Studio Ghibli-style set pieces, mostly fun […] The post ‘Chiaro and the Elixir of Life’ Review: a Thin Slice of Ghibli With a Side Order of Corn appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 4:54 pm
Charm Games, the studio known for the critically-acclaimed VR puzzle game FORM (2017), today announced their upcoming puzzle-adventure Twilight Path is slated to release arrive soon on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Arriving October 2nd on Steam (Vive, Rift) and the Oculus Store (Rift), Twilight Path is a single-player adventure that throws you into a mystical […] The post Puzzle-Adventure ‘Twilight Path’ to Arrive Next Month on Rift & Vive, From Studio Behind ‘FORM’ appeared first on Road to VR.
Posted on: 17 September 2018 | 8:59 am