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  • Indie Gem ‘Vanishing Realms’ to Get a “full expansion within weeks” 15 juin 2019
    Indie VR title Vanishing Realms brought Zelda-esque room-scale RPG action to SteamVR all the way back at the launch of the first PC VR headsets in 2016. The game is one of the top rated titles on SteamVR, but remains in Early Access more than three years after launch. Development updates from the title’s sole indie developer […]
    Ben Lang
  • Hands-on: ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Shows Titanic Ambition & Visual Finesse 13 juin 2019
    Backed by Oculus Studios, Sanzaru Games’ next big title for Rift, Asgard’s Wrath, doesn’t have a release date yet, although at E3 this week I got a chance to try out the latest demo, which reveals more of the game’s story, dungeon crawling, light puzzles, and magical beast companions. Firstly, I have to say that […]
    Scott Hayden
  • ‘Star Wars Vader Immortal’ is Coming to Rift June 20th, Cross-buy with Quest 12 juin 2019
    Star Wars Vader Immortal – Episode 1 arrived on Oculus Quest late last month as a key launch title for the standalone headset. ILMxLab today announced that the Star Wars-themed experience is getting ready to launch it on Rift & Rift S soon. ILMxLab says it will be available on the Rift platform starting June 20th. Oculus additionally […]
    Scott Hayden
  • Studio Behind Social VR App ‘Rec Room’ Raises $24 Million in Funding 12 juin 2019
    Against Gravity, the studio behind the popular social VR game Rec Room, has raised an addition $24 million in venture capital across two investment rounds. Speaking to TechCrunch, Against Gravity says that it has raised $24 million in venture funding in previously undisclosed Series A and Series B rounds, led by VC firms Sequoia and Index Ventures. […]
    Ben Lang
  • HP Reverb Stock Expected in July Following Delay, Early Users Report Display Issues 12 juin 2019
    After several weeks of delays from the May 6th launch date, HP says that their new Reverb VR headset should be restocked at their official website and major retailers in July. Meanwhile, some users who have received the headset are reporting display issues. Update (June 12th, 2019): HP today told Road to VR that an initial […]
    Ben Lang
  • Oculus is Forcing the Removal of SteamVR Streaming from Quest App, Dev Says 12 juin 2019
    The developer of Virtual Desktop, a Quest app which allows users to stream their PC desktop to the headset for use in VR, says that after the recent addition of a feature which allowed SteamVR games to be played on Quest, Oculus is forcing him to remove the feature. Guy Godin is a longtime VR developer whose Virtual […]
    Ben Lang
  • ‘Lone Echo II’ Roughly 50% Larger Than Its Predecessor, E3 Demo Reveals New Gameplay 12 juin 2019
    This week at E3 2019, Oculus is showing their first ever demo of Lone Echo II, the anticipated followup to 2017’s Lone Echo. While the first game was an achievement in VR locomotion, interaction, and storytelling, Lone Echo II aims to up the ante with more dynamic gameplay, which starts with a new enemy that’s a more […]
    Ben Lang
  • ‘Budget Cuts’ Studio Launches VR Gardening Sim ‘Garden of the Sea’ in Early Access, Trailer Here 11 juin 2019
    Neat Corporation, the studio behind stealth VR game Budget Cuts (2018), unveiled a new VR project late last month called Garden of the Sea. The game, which puts you on a magical island where you tend to your garden, gather resources, and raise local fauna, is out now in Early Access. Update (June 11th, 2019): Neat Corp […]
    Scott Hayden
  • ‘The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets’ is a Charming Story-based Puzzler Coming to VR Headsets in 2019 11 juin 2019
    Fast Travel Games, the studio behind VR bow-shooting adventure Apex Construct (2018), announced a new narrative-based puzzle game at E3 this week called The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets. The game, which aims to transport players back to simpler times, sounds like a pretty casual affair; it’s said to include light puzzles that require you […]
    Scott Hayden
  • ‘LOW-FI’ is a Moody Cyberpunk Game Set in a Dark but Plausible Future 11 juin 2019
    LOW-FI is an upcoming VR game from the veteran indie VR developer behind TECHNOLUST (2016). The game presents a dark but plausible future where most of the population lives in a VR simulation, while at the same time the city’s poor inhabitants live unseen on the streets of the real-world. They are the ‘low-fi’. It’s not entirely […]
    Ben Lang

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