Thief Simulator VR Adds Even More Stuff To Steal On Quest
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
Return to a life of crime in this sizable DLC update. Developer 3R Games this week announced a new update for its popular VR game, Thief Simulator VR: Greenview Street, which introduces a brand new neighborhood over twice the size of Greenview Street. Available now on Meta Quest headsets, the Richie R. Street DLC takes place directly after the events of the original game. However, instead of robbing your way through the cozy suburb that is Greenview Street, you’ll be taking your skills to a lavish neighborhood filled with luxurious items and premium cars to steal. Credit: 3R Games That said, i ..read more
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I Tried Axe Throwing In VR. Here’s How It Went
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
Experience BATL Axe Throwing on Meta Quest headsets. ArcadeXR today announced its 2.0 update for Arcade Legends which introduces axe throwing to the game for the very first time. For those unfamiliar, Arcade Legends is a unique VR experience that allows you to build your own personal arcade. Here you can play 10 official arcade games alongside three friends while earning tickets you can spend on virtual goodies at the prize store. You can also unlock secret areas and visit other players’ arcades. Credit: ArcadeXR Since its launch, ArcadeXR has released several additional activities to the game ..read more
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This Virtual Rave Experience Lets You Party Like It’s The ’80s
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
Better grab some glowsticks, you’re going to need them. The Geneva International Film Festival returns later this year and it’s bringing with it a one-of-a-kind virtual experience that takes you back in time to the very first rave parties where you can dance to the sounds of old-school acid house music. Produced by the immersive documentary production East City Films in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Coventry City of Culture, In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats by Darren Emerson is an interactive art installation that transports you back to the year 1989, the p ..read more
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Watch The LA Valorant Finals From This VR E-Sports Arena
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
Join your fellow Valorant fans for this one-of-a-kind virtual broadcast. Virtex Stadium, an online virtual event platform available for PC VR headsets, will be broadcasting the Valorant LA Champions finals live in VR this week, offering spectators the chance to immerse themselves in the virtual action like never before. Originally announced back in 2021, Virtex Stadium is a multifaceted event space designed for e-sports competitions. Live gameplay appears at the center of the field in immersive 3D, just like your standard basketball court or football stadium. You can join the other spectators ..read more
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’90s Classic The 7th Guest Returns As A VR Game This October
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
Explore a sprawling mansion inhabited by realistic ghosts in this immersive reimagining. Developer Vertigo Games, the team behind popular VR titles such as Arizona Sunshine and After the Fall, has just announced the release date for its latest game, The 7th Guest VR. Revealed during the Gamescom 2023 Opening Night Live Pre-Show, this spooky-looking experience is directly inspired by the hit ’90s point-and-click title of the same name. The game is set in a grandiose mansion owned by a wealthy toymaker named Henry Stauf. This mysterious hermit has invited six guests to his sprawling estate, whic ..read more
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VRChat Mobile Is Now Available In Alpha On Android
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
An iOS version is also on the way according to the team. After long last, VRChat, the immensely popular VR social platform, is finally available in alpha on Android devices, allowing you to mix and mingle with other players online via a smartphone or tablet. That said, not everyone will have access to the app at launch. At the moment, VRChat is opening up access exclusively to subscribers of VRChat Plus, a paid subscription service that unlocks several unique perks, such as personalized nameplate icons and 300 favorite avatar slots. According to the official release, VRChat Mobile will be avai ..read more
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This KFC VR Game Is Played Inside A Bucket Of Chicken
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by Kyle Melnick
6M ago
The more points you earn the more IRL chicken you get. Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), the popular American fast food chain, has launched a VR game in Hong Kong, China that transported players to a KFC-inspired world where they could earn real-world fried chicken by completing virtual objectives. The “Bucketverse VR” experience immersed players in a delicious-looking world inspired by modern-day Hong Kong in which they were tasked with collecting virtual fried chicken. The more digital poultry they collected, the more real-world chicken they earned. According to the company, players had the pote ..read more
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You Can Now Play The Original Far Cry In VR With Motion Controls
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by Kyle Melnick
7M ago
The 2004 classic looks better than ever in VR. Crytek’s first-person shooter Far Cry can now be played in VR with motion controls thanks to a third-party mod from German developer Holger Frydrych. You may remember Frydrych for his work on the popular Half-Life 2 VR Mod, which lets you experience Valve’s iconic action shooter in 6DoF (six-degrees-of-freedom) VR. While still a work in progress, Far Cry VR v0.5 allows you to play the entire game from start to finish using your motion controllers. This includes the ability to stabilize your weapon by holding it with two hands as well as physicall ..read more
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Toy Trains Lets You Build Your Dream Train Set In VR
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by Kyle Melnick
7M ago
The “playful track-building” game is scheduled to arrive later this year. Developer Something Random this week announced Toy Trains, a new VR game coming soon to major VR platforms. Described as a “playful track-building VR game,” this nostalgia-inducing experience allows you to craft complex virtual railways and solve open-ended puzzles using your motion controllers. Each board features a variety of open-ended challenges to overcome and multiple solutions to discover. Once you’ve “solved” a board, you’re then free to customize your space with various decorations and interact with the water o ..read more
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SideQuest & Creature Are Launching A $1 Million Indie VR Fund
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by Kyle Melnick
7M ago
The future of indie VR gaming looks bright. SideQuest, the popular VR content platform specializing in indie games and apps, this week announced that it has partnered with mixed reality developer Creature to launch a $1 million creator fund catering specifically to independent VR developers. Creators are encouraged to submit pitches for their original VR games directly to Creature via an online application beginning on August 18th. You’ll need to provide a brief pitch of your game as well as several details regarding your team. A full breakdown of the required information can be found here. Cr ..read more
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