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Valve Introduces SteamVR Home Beta

Valve announced that as of yesterday, SteamVR will have a redesigned look with a new home experience that is richer, more interactive, and more social than the existing launch area. SteamVR Home is currently in beta and can be accessed by anyone who ‘opts in’. To Opt In to SteamVR Beta, simply follow these steps below: Open Steam on […]

VR Bar Games: Coming To a Pub Near You?

Forget darts, pool, and foosball — bar games are getting a major update. Enter The VR Concept, the world’s first permanent in-pub VR Arcade based in London. Co-founded by Oli Lane, Anthony Nixon, Henry Clarke, the company is looking to bring its technology to other pubs around the world. “Virtual reality is a kind of infinitely flexible, infinitely exciting […]

Marvel Entertainment: Absolutely Expect Some Announcements in VR

Marvel Entertainment recently disclosed that the company is setting its sights on VR. In a recent interview with Gamespot, Jay Ong, Marvel’s Senior VP of Games and Innovations, released information that the company will be announcing VR news that fans are sure to be wild about. “It’s going to be exciting here,” said Ong. “Absolutely expect some announcements in VR, […]

No Clue VR: A Techy Spin on Memory Games

For those of you out there who miss memory games, “spot the difference,” or “what’s missing” challenges — listen up –because this game is for you. No Clue VR takes players through two scenarios, daylight and nighttime, where the player must spot “what is different” in the ever so slightly different scenes. It’s actually a lot […]

VR “Reality Caucus” Leads Immersive Technology Policy

Yesterday, five US congressional representatives announced the formation of a Congressional Caucus on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality called ‘Reality Caucus.’ The representatives are Yvette Clark (New York Democrat), Suzan DelBene (Washington Democrat), Bill Flores (Texas Republican), Darrell Isa (California Republican), and Ted Lieu (California Democrat). The representatives issued the following joint statement, “We are […]

Chet Faliszek leaves Valve and SteamVR

It was announced today that Chet Faliszek, writer and VR evangelist, is leaving Valve after 12 years. Valve is the company that created SteamVR’s platform. Faliszek assured gameindustry.biz that his decision to leave had no hard feelings or ill will behind it. “It was nothing exciting or drama filled,” he wrote of his departure. “I worked […]