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‘AGAINST’ is a VR Rhythm Game Aiming to Fuse the Best Parts of the Genre with Its Own Gritty Flair

AGAINST is an upcoming VR rhythm game from developer Joy Way that looks to be channeling the best parts of popular games in the genre with its own gritty flair and unique mechanics like wall-running, jumping, and weapon switching. Between Beat Saber, Pistol Whip, and FitXR—some of the most popular VR titles out there—you’ve got slashing, shooting,...

HTC Appears to be Teasing a New Vive Headset

Following the teasing that preceded its recently released VR accessories, HTC is back on the teasing train, this time showing what may well be a new Vive headset. The HTC Vive Twitter account shared a single teaser photo today saying, “now that the accessories are out of the way, let’s get down to business.” Image courtesy HTC The Twitter tease...

Neuralink Reveals Monkey Playing ‘Pong’ Using Only Its Brain

Neuralink, the brain-machine interface (BMI) company created by Elon Musk, released a video showing off a live trial of its brain implant in a monkey. Using the primate’s own recorded brain data, Neuralink demonstrated that the monkey was not only able to manipulate a desktop cursor, but also play a game of Pong (1972) at speed. Back in late 2020,...

Facebook Researchers Reveal Methods for Design & Fabrication of Compact Holographic Lenses

Researchers from Facebook Reality Labs have shared new methods for the design & fabrication of compact holographic lenses for use in XR headsets. The lenses used in most of today’s XR devices are typical refractive lenses which can be fairly bulky, especially as they are optimized for certain optical characteristics. Fresnel (ridged) lenses are...

‘DAVIGO’ Takes a Step Closer to Launch with Release of Second Alpha Phase

DAVIGO is an upcoming VR game which pits players against each other in a David & Goliath-style battle. There’s no official release day yet, however the game’s alpha just got a big update that brings a bunch of new mechanics to the game. Davigo lets a VR giant take on a pint-sized PC player, making for some epic, fast-twitch gameplay. First launched...

‘Alvo’ to Bring ‘CS:GO’ Style Action to PSVR Next Week, Quest & Steam Versions to Follow

Alvo, the long-awaited team VR shooter ostensibly modeled after Valve’s CS:GO, is officially headed to PSVR on PS4 and PS5 on next week. The game, which was announced back in 2017, initially aimed to launch in 2018. The wait is almost over for PSVR owners though, as the game is headed to PS consoles on April 13th, 2021. Alvo is set to launch on...

New Video Shows Off CREAL’s Latest Foveated Light-field VR Headset

CREAL, a company building light-field display technology for AR and VR headsets, has revealed a new through-the-lens video showing off the performance of its latest VR headset prototype. The new video clearly demonstrates the ability to focus at arbitrary distances, as well as the high resolution of the foveated region. The company also the rendering...

Reverb G2 Omnicept, with Eye, Mouth, & Heart Rate Sensors, Priced at $1,250 for May Launch

HP has announced a May launch window for the Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition. Priced at $1,250, the headset builds on the existing Reverb G2 with eye, mouth, and heart rate sensors, along with an improved tightening mechanism for the headstrap. Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition is HP’s enterprise-focused version of the Reverb G2 headset. The company says that...

Pico Unveils Neo 3 Standalone, Launching on May 10th in China

Pico Interactive announced that Neo 3, the Beijing-based company’s next standalone VR headset, is slated to be launched on May 10th in China. The company released the news via its official Weibo account early yesterday, stating that the headset will be launched at a special event taking place on May 10th at the Beijing National Aquatics Center, also...

Cas & Chary Present – Hands-on with the SenseGlove Nova Force-feedback VR Gloves

SenseGlove, a Dutch-based producer of VR haptic gloves, has revealed an early prototype of their second glove, the SenseGlove Nova. We recently visited the company to see how it works and feels. Cas & Chary Present Cas and Chary VR is a YouTube channel hosted by Netherland-based duo Casandra Vuong and Chary Keijzer who have been documenting...

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