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2020 is a Crucial Year for Virtual Reality Gaming

The future of virtual reality gaming still hangs in the balance. 2020 Will not be different in this regard, although significant progress needs to be made sooner rather than later. Virtual Reality Gaming in 2020 Despite being launched several years ago, VR gaming has not attained any level of mainstream traction. It remains a niche […]

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Oculus Rift S and Quest VR Headsets Come to the Benelux on May 21

It would appear residents of the Benelux will soon be able to get their hands on the Oculus Quest and Rift S VR headsets. Both units are expected to go on sale on May 21. With a price tag of 449 euro each, these units are slightly more affordable compared to the other units on […]

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Bristol VR Arcade Shuts Down After Just Three Months

Although there seems to be a genuine interest in VR arcades, things are not necessarily as cut-and-dry as they may seem. Bristol’s VRX Gaming was forced to close up shop just three months after opening its doors. This is not a prominent sign by any means, as it is expected most VR arcades will face […]

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VR Support Turns Breath of the Wild Into a Much Worse Game

Many people have high expectations for VR gaming. When Nintendo confirmed its major franchises would get VR support, the excitement was almost tangible. Unfortunately, it seems playing Breath of the Wild in VR is anything but pleasant. There are still plenty of kinks to work out. Breath of the Wild in VR Isn’t up to […]

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Dreamscape Notes Major Success Through its Multi-sensory VR Experience

There are still many drawbacks to virtual reality technology in 2019. One of the bigger issues is the lack of haptic feedback and other sensory input. That situation may come to change, at least where Dreamscape is concerned. Their VR venture lets visitors interact with sensory input and set foot into a completely different world. […]

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E3 2019 Gets its Very own VR Showcase Event on YouTube

A lot of eyes are on the upcoming E3 gaming conference. Especially for those interested in virtual reality, things could prove to get rather interesting. While PlayStation VR will not be represented – Sony is not showcasing at E3 this year – it seems UploadVR has some big plans for this industry moving forward. UploadVR […]

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VR Arcades in China Remain on Track for Massive Growth

Although the VR industry is still in an awkward state right now, there are some intriguing developments. In China, VR gaming is seemingly taking off significantly. Additionally, the growth of the virtual reality arcade business cannot be ignored. Achieving major successes remains difficult, but nothing is impossible. Chinese VR Arcades Remain Successful No one will […]

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German Study Confirms Virtual Reality is a Viable Sales Tool

There are still plenty of reasons why VR technology is of great value. Although its practical use cases remain severely limited, numerous options are being explored. Online shopping experiences may very well be transformed with the help of virtual reality. A new German study confirms VR may get more buyers to conduct purchases in a […]

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Fraunhofer Showcases new MPEG Standard for 5G VR Streaming

The future of virtual reality may very well hinge on the viability of 5G data connectivity. Several experiments have already been conducted in this regard. Fraunhofer, the German firm, is now demonstrating 5G VR video streaming software. A very intriguing turn of events which may breathe some life in the fledgling industry. Fraunhofer has an […]

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Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways Begin Training Engineers in Virtual Reality

There is still a long way to go until virtual reality becomes mainstream technology. Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways have a different opinion in this regard. Both companies rely on VR to train their engineers in a safe and controlled environment. This decision is rather remarkable, albeit not entirely surprising. Numerous companies are using the same […]