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VR, AR, and MR are my current passions in life. I want to share that love by reporting the latest VR news available today for the growing community. e: sj@vrandfun.com

Unity Receiving $400 Million Investment From Silver Lake

Unity CEO John Riccitiello has announced that private equity firm Silver Lake will be investing $400 million into their company, according to Bloomberg. This would value the company at $2.6 billion if the deal does go through, but it must first be approved by regulators. While Unity doesn’t necessarily need the capital it allows employees and […]

Palmer Luckey Interview – Post-Oculus Departure: Future of VR

Palmer Luckey is one of the bright young minds who has contributed heavily in the VR industry. He is the original founder of Oculus VR which went on to be acquired by Facebook for over $2 billion. He has worked with many individuals in the VR community to help push the boundaries of what we […]

Master List of All of the Upcoming AAA Caliber VR Games

2017 has been a tremendous year so far for the VR and AR industry with amazing announcements, sales, and releases. Just a few months ago we saw the first highly budgeted VR title, Robo Recall, get released on the Oculus Rift which drew in a lot of good attention. Most people who played the VR game really […]

Superhot VR Coming to HTC Vive on Thursday

Superhot VR has been one of the hottest games to release on the Oculus Rift (no pun intended). Incorporating the Oculus Touch, users are able to wield weapons to destroy the onslaught of red colored enemies. Through Steam, you’ll be able to download this amazing VR game for the HTC Vive starting Thursday, May 25th. And to […]

Legendaries Coming This Summer on Pokemon GO

Niantic, the creators of Pokemon Go, have taken home the coveted “Best Mobile Game” title at this years 2017 Webby Awards. The company has quickly arose to the top using AR technology and made it the fastest app to gross over $1 billion. While accepting the award, Niantic Global Product Marketing Lead Archit Bhargava said […]

Fox to Release ‘Alien’ Multiplayer VR Game Through FoxNext

Fox has announced that through their subsidiary branch focused in VR, FoxNext, they’ll be releasing a free roam virtual reality experience themed around the Alien franchise. This new VR activation is similar in concept to The Void or Velocity VR where multiple people gather in an arena to share an immersive experience. Using props and state of the art equipment, you’ll be engaged […]

Seurat by Google Will Allow you to Render 3 Gigabytes of Texture in 13 Milliseconds for VR

Andrey Doronichev who is the Director of Product Management at Daydream joined the stage today to talk about the important changes coming for the VR platform. “To build great stuff you need great tools,” Doronichev said. “So today I want to tell you about 3 new tools.” Doronichev talked on the topics of Faster Iteration, High-Fidelity […]

Google IO 2017 Day 2: Clay Bavor and Team Delivers Keynote About VR and AR

Clay Bavor, Vice President of Virtual Reality at Google, introduced to us yesterday the very first glimpse into their standalone VR headsets partnering up with HTC Vive, Lenovo, and Qualcomm. Google has created a new technology called WorldSense, which is similar to how inside-out tracking works. Today, Clay Bavor and the VR team delivered some […]