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Alyx looking out over City 17 while a Vortigaunt looks on in the Half-Life: Alyx NoVR mod

Half-Life: Alyx NoVR Mod Makes Entire Campaign Playable Without VR

If you've been waiting for a chance to play Half-Life: Alyx but you don't own a VR headset, your day may very well have come. Half-Life: Alyx NoVR is, as the name suggests, a mod that lets you play…

April 10, 2023 | 10:37 EDT

A cockpit view of a plane in Aces of Thunder, a new PS VR2 flight sim

PS VR2 Flight Sim Aces Of Thunder Announced By War Thunder Studio

War Thunder studio Gaijin Entertainment has announced a brand new PS VR2 flight sim. Aces of Thunder promises to let you "experience the thrill of aerial combat like never before", and it's in…

March 9, 2023 | 09:05 EST

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The Last Clockwinder Review

Few games are able to evoke powerful senses of wonder and pure joy, and those that do are often considered some of the best of all time. The last game I remember being just pure delight for its…

March 12, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Ragnarock Review

As a longtime non-VR player, my impression of the rhythm game scene was dominated by Beat Saber. After getting my hands on the PlayStation VR 2, I learned there’s a lot more out there, like Ragnarock…

February 28, 2023 | 10:00 EST

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PSVR 2 Unboxing Video Shows You What's In The Box

Sony has released a brand new PSVR 2 unboxing video that shows exactly what you can expect in the box if you buy a unit. The video goes into detail regarding the design of the headset, how to get…

February 10, 2023 | 08:53 EST

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Marvel's Iron Man VR Review

With the Meta Quest 2 and Playstation's upcoming PSVR 2, it feels like we're finally reaching a tipping point in virtual reality gaming. Headset fidelity and motion tracking feel sharp and focused,…

November 22, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Final Fantasy XIV VR Mod Aims To Immerse You In Eorzea

If you've ever wanted to experience Eorzea firsthand through a Final Fantasy XIV VR mod, then your time may almost be here. A pair of enterprising modders are working on a full VR mod for the game,…

November 7, 2022 | 10:31 EST

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Palmer Luckey Has Made A VR Headset That Literally Kills You

Have you ever wanted to die via VR? Well, Palmer Luckey, one of the co-founders of the Oculus Rift, has just announced that he has started us on a delightful journey of self-expression. At least,…

November 7, 2022 | 09:55 EST

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PSVR2 Release Date And Eye-Watering Price Revealed

We now have a PSVR 2 release date. PlayStation's next VR unit launches on February 22nd, and it's got an eye-watering price to match, retailing at a staggering $549.99. That's also without buying the…

November 2, 2022 | 09:22 EDT

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Sony Announces PlayStation VR 2 Release Window

It’s finally arrived! PlayStation announced this evening that the long-awaited PSVR 2 will be releasing in early 2023. A subdued announcement, to be sure, but a welcome one. While no concrete…

August 22, 2022 | 10:07 EDT

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Half-Life 2: VR Mod Finally Getting Public Beta After 5 Years

If you have a VR setup and want to play more Half-Life after Half-Life: Alyx, you'll soon be able to play Half-Life 2 thanks to the Half-Life 2: VR mod launching its Open Beta in September 2022.…

August 10, 2022 | 09:30 EDT

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Moss: Book II Review

The initial 2018 launch of Moss (Book I) was an interesting time for PSVR in particular. After it and Team Asobi's Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, I’d argue the platform's greater potential became more…

August 1, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Meta Quest 2 Price Hike Coming Soon

Meta Quest announced a significant hike in price for their Meta Quest 2 headsets via Twitter. With little warning, little explanation, and no new features to add along with this increase in price,…

July 26, 2022 | 01:26 EDT

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VR Dungeon Crawler Legendary Tales To Receive New World

For those of you who are looking for a compelling VR experience, Legendary Tales might be the co-op dungeon crawler you're looking for. The update is coming later this year, and will massively expand…

June 27, 2022 | 10:44 EDT

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Fortnite x Among Us Collab Launched, Among US VR Gameplay Revealed

A Fortnite x Among Us collaboration has launched with a new Back Bling and the 'Distraction Dance' Emote for a limited time. Additionally, some new Among Us VR gameplay has been revealed. Fortnite …

June 9, 2022 | 01:36 EDT

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Cosmonious High x Among Us Collab Hides a Secret Crewmate in School

A Cosmonious High x Among Us collab has been revealed with the addition of a hidden Crewmate somewhere in the world of Owlchemy Labs' latest VR game. As we saw late last year, Cosmonious High is an…

March 28, 2022 | 02:58 EDT

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NFL Partners With StatusPRO To Create New NFL VR Game

The NFL has announced a new partnership with sports tech company StatusPRO to create a brand new annual NFL VR game. The new series will focus on immersive football experiences and will be released…

March 23, 2022 | 09:19 EDT

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PS VR Sequel Moss: Book II Release Date Revealed

Polyarc has just announced the Moss: Book II release date, and it's coming a lot sooner than what you probably expected: March 31, 2022 for PS VR. Players will interact with new allies, old friends,…

March 17, 2022 | 10:45 EDT

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This Resident Evil 7 VR Mod Looks Pretty Great

A Resident Evil 7 VR mod has been in development for the last few months, and a new video from its creator praydog shows that it's making good progress on the road to release. Resident Evil 7 was a…

March 9, 2022 | 03:56 EST

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Cyberpunk 2077 VR Mod Likely Launching This Week

A Cyberpunk 2077 VR Mod called Cyberpunk 2077 R.E.A.L. VR is expected to launch later this week, giving gamers a new way to look at Night City. CD Projekt Red has been hard at work fixing Cyberpunk…

February 23, 2022 | 04:21 EST


Tentacular is a VR Game with Tentacles From Devolver

It what might be the strangest announcement you may see this week, Tentacular, a VR title coming to Meta Quest and Steam VR where the player gets to control gigantic tentacles, has been announced.…

February 11, 2022 | 10:36 EST

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Microsoft Working on New Mixed Reality Headset - Report

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new Mixed Reality headset in partnership with Samsung, casting doubt on the future of the HoloLens 3. The HoloLens is Microsoft's answer to Mixed Reality. It's…

February 7, 2022 | 03:46 EST

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VR Headsets on Steam Exceed an Estimated 3 Million Units

The number of VR headsets on Steam has crossed an estimated 3 million units total according to a new report -- and the Meta Quest 2 and Valve Index lead the pack. Virtual reality is still a niche…

February 7, 2022 | 03:05 EST

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Sony Negotiating with Tobii for PSVR2 Eye Tracking Technology

Tobii has announced that they are currently negotiating with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) over SIE's VR headset, the PlayStation VR2. Interestingly, the company has nothing to say over the…

February 7, 2022 | 11:05 EST


Zenith: The Last City Roadmap Reveals Third Class

After a successful launch-to the point where the developers ran out of server space-there's now a Zenith: The Last City roadmap for the first serious VRMMORPG. As it's been the first real attempt at…

February 3, 2022 | 10:20 EST

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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution Announced

Skydance Interactive and Skybound Entertainment have announced The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners is a VR game where you explore a…

January 24, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Cities: Skylines Spinoff 'Cities VR' Coming to Meta Quest 2 in Spring 2022

The Cities: Skylines game is getting its first official spinoff with Cities VR, a new city-building game developed by Fast Travel Games that's coming to the Meta Quest 2 in Spring 2022. Cities:…

December 2, 2021 | 04:37 EST

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Resident Evil 4 VR is the Fastest-Selling Quest 2 App, Mercenaries Add-On Announced

Resident Evil 4 VR has quickly become the fastest-selling game on the Meta Quest 2, and that's not all -- The Mercenaries add-on has been confirmed for the VR version of the game and will be arriving…

November 23, 2021 | 02:47 EST


Ultimechs Wants to be a VR Sport

Resolution Games, the studio behind VR titles such as Demeo, Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale, and Blaston, has announced that one of their next VR titles is Ultimechs, which will put characters in control…

November 18, 2021 | 10:27 EST

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Quest 2 Sales Hit 10 Million Units, Haptic Gloves in Development at Reality Labs

Qualcomm's CEO has announced that Quest 2 sales have hit 10 million units -- a major milestone for the VR headset. Additionally, Reality Labs has announced that it's working on VR haptic gloves. The…

November 16, 2021 | 02:44 EST

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Facebook Renaming Oculus Headset 'Meta Quest' in 2022

The Facebook Connect 2021 event is over, but the big changes are still happening. The Oculus brand name is being retired to bring things in line with Facebook's new name -- and its flagship headset…

October 28, 2021 | 05:15 EDT

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GTA: San Andreas Quest 2 Version in Development

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made the surprising announcement that a GTA: San Andreas Quest 2 version is in development, officially bringing the iconic game to VR for the first time ever. It's a…

October 28, 2021 | 01:35 EDT

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St. Jude Patients Guide Astronauts in Voices of Inspiration

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has teamed up with award-winning artist Lucas Risotto and VR tech company Z3VR to create the VR game Voices of Inspiration. This game, which uses the voices and…

October 18, 2021 | 10:33 EDT

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[Updated] FIFA Mobile, Oculus Facing Issues Due to Facebook Outage

Update (10/04/21, 7:54 PM ET) - Facebook and Oculus have both announced that their services have been restored, likely meaning an end to the FIFA Mobile login troubles in short order. "To the huge…

October 4, 2021 | 03:30 EDT

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Standalone Valve Index Headset 'Deckard' May Be in Development

A dataminer has discovered references to what may be a standalone Valve Index headset codenamed "Deckard" -- a move that would give the Oculus Quest 2 some serious competition. The Valve Index is…

September 28, 2021 | 03:36 EDT

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Why PlayStation VR Studio Sony Manchester Shut Down

PlayStation VR studio Sony Manchester shut down for good last year. Now, a number of employees have come forward to explain why they think it failed. More than a year ago, the company behind the…

August 20, 2021 | 01:46 EDT

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Lone Echo 2 Release Date Delayed to Later This Year

Ready at Dawn has revealed that the Lone Echo 2 release date has been delayed to later this year, pushing back the launch of this Oculus-exclusive, zero-gravity space game by several months. Lone…

August 12, 2021 | 02:43 EDT

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Facebook to Begin Testing Oculus Ads in VR headsets

Facebook has announced that it will begin testing Oculus ads within the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset in the coming weeks as one of its many efforts to explore ways for game developers to…

June 16, 2021 | 03:54 EDT

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Demeo Review

While virtual reality is typically used as the bridge to fantastical extravagance, Demeo is much more humble in its ambition. Rather than thrusting the player into an outlandish, foreign reality,…

May 24, 2021 | 10:00 EDT

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Red Dead Redemption 2 VR Mod Debuts in Early Access

The Red Dead Redemption 2 VR mod has launched in early access, giving gamers the opportunity to explore this thrilling western from Rockstar Games in an entirely new way. Red Dead Redemption 2 is…

May 20, 2021 | 03:04 EDT

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Experience Valheim VR With This New Mod

Valheim has plenty to offer its players, but one thing it doesn't have is a VR mode. Rest easy, however, as a modder is on the case to make Valheim VR a reality with a newly-released mod on Nexus…

April 5, 2021 | 09:20 EDT

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Sony Reveals Next-Gen PlayStation VR Controller

Sony has unveiled a brand-new PlayStation VR controller for use with its next-gen headset. The controllers will feature some of the same functionality as the PS5's DualSense controller but will have…

March 18, 2021 | 08:58 EDT

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XRSI Researchers Bypass Facebook Login Requirement On Oculus Quest 2

An XR (extended reality) community researcher has managed to bypass the Facebook login requirement on the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset. Doing so means a Facebook account isn't required to use the device…

October 30, 2020 | 10:38 EDT

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Beat Saber Multiplayer Arrives in 'Biggest Update So Far'

Beat Saber multiplayer is finally here in a new update for the virtual reality music and rhythm game. This Beat Saber update will add a new avatar system that will let you play this funky game with…

October 13, 2020 | 01:30 EDT

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The Hills Are Haunted in Blair Witch: Oculus Quest Edition

Blair Witch: Oculus Quest Edition has just been announced by developer Bloober Team and publisher Lionsgate, and it will be released on the Oculus Store just in time for Halloween on October 29, 2020…

October 6, 2020 | 10:00 EDT

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Oculus Rift Killed Off by Facebook

The Oculus Rift is the virtual reality headset that kicked modern VR gaming, but it'll soon go the way of the Dodo. Facebook announced that the Rift is being discontinued in favor of the Oculus Quest…

September 16, 2020 | 01:59 EDT

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Oculus Quest 2 Pre-Orders Launch Today at $299

Facebook Connect has featured the debut of the next version of the standalone Oculus Quest VR headset. If this sounds tantalizing to you, there's even better news — you can put in your Oculus Quest 2…

September 16, 2020 | 01:34 EDT

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[Rumor] Assassin's Creed And Splinter Cell VR Games for Oculus Are Coming

According to a Spanish tech and gaming site, new Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell VR games for Facebook's Oculus platforms are in the works. We're expecting an official announcement later today…

September 16, 2020 | 08:51 EDT