YouTube Wants to Bring VR Content to People Every Day

January 23rd, 2017
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Who else but YouTube! That’s the most logical answer to the question “Who is going to really bring VR in the users’ everyday lives?” YouTube has more than 1 billion users and if they can’t bring VR in our everyday lives, maybe no one can. YouTube introduced 360-degree videos in 2015 and this type of content is getting more attention lately as major YouTube channels, musicians, entertainers and other YouTubers…

How To Have a Great VR Experience with iPhone

January 16th, 2017
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Apple still doesn’t have its own VR headset and we can only wonder if they are going to present one soon. This doesn’t mean iPhone users are not able to have VR fun, though! Here’s what you can use with your iPhone in terms of tech and apps. The Tech I am Cardboard v2.0 It will cost you about $10 to get this one. As its name suggests, it’s inspired…

What VR Had to Offer at CES 2017

January 9th, 2017
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CES 2017 was the place to be for all VR enthusiasts. We were all holding our breaths to see the possible future of this technology. The rapidly growing fame of VR brought new players to the game but… we didn’t really see the great advancement we were hoping for. The first good news is that HTC unveiled their new tracker that allows turning physical objects (like a baseball bat, or…

Here are the Winners of UploadVR’s 2016 Game Awards!

January 7th, 2017
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We’re incredibly happy to already have awards for the Virtual reality game field. UploadVR announced the winners for their 2016 Game of the Year campaign and we fully agree with the results! Here are the categories and winners in each of them: Best Music/Sound Design: Thumper Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. You brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal…

Top 5 VR Games To Expect In 2017

December 26th, 2016
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We’ve had so much fun with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift games this year but the time has come to try out what PlayStation VR has to offer. And from what we’ve seen so far, PS VR games look really, really good. So here is our list of 5 games from all VR platforms we definitely want to try out in 2017! 5. Farpoint (PS VR) by Impulse Gear Farpoint…

Elderly Ladies React to VR – Our Top 5 List!

December 19th, 2016
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Oh, yes, we did! Watching videos from around the world of senior ladies diving into virtual reality for the first time is definitely on our list of hilariously entertaining activities. Hundreds of interesting experiences have been developed already and some of them are just too good to not share with your favourite grandmother. From brazen swearing to words of wonder to gut wrenching screams, their reactions are utterly priceless and…

HTC Brings Arcades Back With VR

December 12th, 2016
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Before the time of the home-based video game consoles, there was the time of the good old out-of-home entertainment of the arcade games. The coin-operated gaming machines brought lots of fun to us in the 90s but their golden age dates back to the early 80s. A simple example shows how popular arcades actually were – in 1990 “Pac-Man” alone made $3.5 billion dollars in revenue. That’s a lot of…

Your VR Event Calendar for 2017

December 6th, 2016
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As 2017 is approaching, we decided to take a look at the VR events we’d like to attend in 2017. Of course, we wouldn’t be able to attend all of them that but we still gathered information about some of the biggest upcoming VR events of the next year. So, if you’re in the USA, England, Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, or even Singapore – you’re in luck! There’s at least…

Parents Can Now See Their Yet To Be Born Babies With VR

November 29th, 2016
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A new research might change how expecting parents will be able to see their unborn child. Ultrasound photos have been the only way to do that for years and they are of very poor and blurry quality. Luckily, a team of Brazillian researchers found a way to examine a fetus in VR by transforming ultrasound and MRI data into virtual 3D models of the baby. Sequentially-mounted MRI slices are used…

Doom 3 Is Now Playable on HTC Vive!

November 24th, 2016
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Yes, it’s real. A mod for Doom 3: BFG Edition has been released and it makes the game playable on HTC Vive with motion controllers, full room scale tracking, and a functional UI. The players use both controllers to move around, jump, switch weapons and interact with the game’s environment. There are still some bugs here and there, and you can’t do a whole lot more than you can do…