Category Archives: Latest VR Articles

Russian Artist Arrested for Refusing to Take off Her VR Headset


Moscow artist Ekaterina Nenasheva claims she was arrested and taken to a psychiatric clinic. The crime? Refusing to take off her VR headset according to reports. Over the past four years, VR has caused us to re-evaluate many of our social norms and collective ideas—particularly as it relates to how we engage with each other—but Ekaterina Nenasheva might

How Sound Design Can Add Texture To A Virtual World


Explorations in VR Design is a journey through the bleeding edge of VR design – from architecting a space and designing groundbreaking interactions to making users feel powerful. Sound is essential for truly immersive VR. It conveys depth and emotion, builds and reinforces interactions, and guides users through alien landscapes. Combined with hand tracking and

Judge tells ZeniMax and Oculus to end their legal battle


One of the biggest stories of 2017 for the VR industry is also one of its longest. The year started out with ZeniMax Media taking Facebook-owned Oculus to court over an alleged theft of technology. A jury eventually ruled that Oculus must pay ZeniMax $ 500 million, but that wasn’t the end of things —

Field in View: You Can’t Port Games To VR (But Really You Can)


Following VR in the early days of Oculus and the Rift was a lot like being a kid. You had all these hopes and dreams for the future, but then the adults would come along and crush them. Any talk by developers or executives you listened to would spend a lot of time addressing the

VR Development Notes – Arthur Mostovoy – Medium – As I’ve speculated previously, VR can be compared to a game with little to no rules. As such, if you are walking down this road, you will probably make some of your own along the way. Today i’m sha… The Ultimate Virtual Reality Guide

Hands-on: ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Shows Improvements, but I’m Still Not Sold


Entering the Wasteland, sneaking up on a group of raiders and shooting them down with guns in your own two hands, tossing back a Nuka-Cola, hanging out with Dogmeat; these are some the things that get fans excited about playing Fallout 4 VR. And in case you’ve been cryogenically frozen in a nuclear bunker this past year, you should know Fallout