No Valve VR Updates At GDC But News Coming ‘In The Not Too Distant Future’

No Valve VR Updates At GDC But News Coming ‘In The Not Too Distant Future’

Valve Corporation employees are delivering updates during a presentation today at GDC about Steam features. The talk focuses on how new features and services in Valve’s Steam storefront got more people using it over the years.

Journey Of The Gods Is Turtle Rock's New VR Adventure For Quest

Journey Of The Gods Is Turtle Rock's New VR Adventure For Quest

Turtle Rock Studios, the developer best known for its work on Left 4 Dead, today announced its new VR game, Journey of the Gods. Tagged with: action-adventure , Journey of the Gods , Turtle Rock Studios , VR RPG

ILMxLAB is coming to Star Wars Celebration — and we’re bringing Darth Vader!

ILMxLAB is coming to Star Wars Celebration — and we’re bringing Darth Vader!

This April, Star Wars Celebration Chicago will be the epicenter for the latest news, surprises, and reveals — and the team at ILMxLAB will be there with our newest project, Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series .

Working in VR 8+ hrs/day

Working in VR 8+ hrs/day

This makes pixel-density an issue when focusing on “closer” objects that should have more detail. So as a solution, the Half Dome team at Oculus will use eye-tracking technology to detect pupillary convergence, and thus, adjusting the screen’s distance to the user’s eyes to increase/decrease apparent pixel-density.

Freestyle: ‘Beat Saber’ Joins the Oculus Quest Launch Lineup

Freestyle: ‘Beat Saber’ Joins the Oculus Quest Launch Lineup

“Playing Beat Saber on Oculus Quest allows you to make literally any move you want,” explains Beat Games Head of Marketing Michaela Dvorak. I’m a big fan of Rift, but Beat Saber on Quest is a whole new level of experience!

How OrbusVR Reborn is leveling up the VR MMO

How OrbusVR Reborn is leveling up the VR MMO

“We could have done the traditional MMO expansion route, but from the sales of the original game we had the resources to expand the team to do this right, put in a better architecture and foundation to allow us to push new platforms and content overall,” said Dutton.

Oculus Teases ‘An Announcement Or Two’ Ahead Of GDC 2019

Oculus Teases ‘An Announcement Or Two’ Ahead Of GDC 2019

Along with new Rift and Quest demos, Oculus says it “may just have an announcement or two” up its sleeves. Elsewhere we know that Oculus is going to debut a new game from Turtle Rock Studios at GDC.

News - Steam Blog

News - Steam Blog

We've already run our tool across the entire history of reviews on Steam, identifying many reasons why games have seen periods of anomalous review activity, and off-topic review bombs appear to only be a small number of them.

Oculus at VRDC/GDC 2019: See You There!

Oculus at VRDC/GDC 2019: See You There!

Office Hours Sign Up Now Available Date: Monday, 3/18/10 + Tuesday, 3/19/19 Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM (excluding 12:00PM - 1:00PM) Location: Moscone South, Room 212 Oculus + MeetToMatch - Connection Lounge While it is relatively easy to meet people at a conference the size of GDC, it's not always as simple to meet the right developer/publisher/designer that you're hoping to collaborate with in the future (and hallways aren't always ideal for a serious conversation).

Beat Saber Sells One Million Copies, Gets Mostercat Music Pack – Variety

Beat Saber Sells One Million Copies, Gets Mostercat Music Pack – Variety

“We are definitely experimenting with everything.” Some of the music will be released in future music packs, and Beck said that he had been getting a lot of inbound requests from music labels.

Beat Saber Officially Surpasses One Million Copies Sold

Beat Saber Officially Surpasses One Million Copies Sold

Today Beat Games announced that its viral sensation VR game Beat Saber had officially sold one million copies across all platforms including PSVR, Steam, and Oculus Home.

Competitor Shares How VR League Can Make Dreams Come True

Competitor Shares How VR League Can Make Dreams Come True

When my Onward team ( Globochem ) was invited to play a show match at IEM Katowice, it was a dream coming true – one that I never imagined would be fulfilled. Both the Beginners and my team played so well that last round.

Monstercat’s Out of the Bag: ‘Beat Saber’ Music Pack Now Available on Rift

Monstercat’s Out of the Bag: ‘Beat Saber’ Music Pack Now Available on Rift

“I would like to thank to all of our players and fans who have been here with us, who are supporting us, believing in us, and pushing the team and the game forward,” says Dvorak.

Valve To Show ‘New Features And Updates’ For Steam And More At GDC

Valve To Show ‘New Features And Updates’ For Steam And More At GDC

Today a representative from Valve reached out to us about a talk the company is hosting at GDC to go over “new features and updates” regarding the Steam platform, multi-platform networking API, market analysis, and more.

‘Beat Saber’ Gets First Paid Music Pack, Update Brings Previous PSVR Exclusives to PC

‘Beat Saber’ Gets First Paid Music Pack, Update Brings Previous PSVR Exclusives to PC

Update (12:10 PM ET) : It previously appeared that only the individual songs and a bundle featuring both the base game and the 10-song pack were available at launch.

Facebook Shows Off Research Aiming to Deliver Truly Realistic Avatars

Facebook Shows Off Research Aiming to Deliver Truly Realistic Avatars

Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) chief scientist Michael Abrash believes AR and VR will be the primary way people work, play, and connect in the future. Abrash today revealed in a blog post more about the company’s research surrounding lifelike avatars, something undertaken by the Pittsburgh branch of the company’s skunkworks, Facebook Reality Labs.

Facebook is building the future of connection with lifelike avatars

Facebook is building the future of connection with lifelike avatars

“Before starting any collection efforts, we made sure we had a robust system in place for handling and storing data.” One technology the team is keenly aware of is “deepfakes” — images and videos that use AI and preexisting images and footage in order to fabricate a scene, such as a person saying something they never actually said in real life.

Diversity, Friendship, and Humanity in VR Gaming Community

Diversity, Friendship, and Humanity in VR Gaming Community

Pickle found Pavlov, a VR first-person shooter from davevillz , pretty quickly, but kamikaz-eh played “anything besides FPS VR games.” Following her experiences with flat gaming, she was nervous about trying an FPS on the new platform, but after Pickle joined Voltron, she realized virtual reality might be different.

Valve laid off 13 employees working on virtual reality

Valve laid off 13 employees working on virtual reality

One of them was Nat Brown who was instrumental in developing Steam's ability to support external GPUs. Rob Rydberg, yet another employee who worked on virtual reality, indicated on his LinkedIn account that he left Valve in February. — Nat Brown (@natbro) Valve developed the SteamVR platform for virtual reality devices and helped HTC create the first Vive headset.

Alberta researchers combine X rays, virtual reality for new medical treatments

Alberta researchers combine X rays, virtual reality for new medical treatments

But a University of Alberta team has come up with a way to combine medical imaging with virtual reality to help clinicians locate and understand what’s happening inside their patients’ bodies as they treat them.

Why You Should Source Foreign Talent for AI, IoT and ML

Why You Should Source Foreign Talent for AI, IoT and ML

Fast-forward to the late 90s, and the big software companies would start to develop techniques and infrastructure to gather, store and process huge amounts of data -- data that then could be used to train classification and search-based algorithms.

Oculus Unity Plugin Adds Windows MR Support Via SteamVR

Oculus Unity Plugin Adds Windows MR Support Via SteamVR

Developers of Oculus Rift games made with the Oculus Unity plugin can now add Windows MR headset support with their existing code. A developer of a game in Unity for the Oculus Rift can now add Windows MR support without having to integrate the separate SteamVR Plugin.

SpaceFrog VR on Steam

SpaceFrog VR on Steam

We want feedback from the player base to understand Furthermore, the final release will contain a few endless levels that are not part of story mode.

VR League Season 3 Kicked Off at IEM Katowice, Weekly Cups Begin March 24

VR League Season 3 Kicked Off at IEM Katowice, Weekly Cups Begin March 24

Games included this season are Space Junkies, Onward, Echo Arena, and Echo Combat. Featured in the kickoff event were the world’s top teams from Echo Arena and Onward, competing in rematches of the VRL Season 2 finals that took place at Oculus Connect 5 in September.

Echo Arena: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

Echo Arena: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

EA Finals Prize Pool: How to Participate: It’s easy to participate in the Echo Arena VR League competitions. You can also look on social media as many players post that they’re looking to join a team or looking for additional teammates.

Onward: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

Onward: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

The VR Master League (VRML) was created as a community-driven platform by DaKinMan as a place for players to form teams, coordinate, and participate in tournaments. Onward Finals Prize Pool: How to Participate: It’s easy to participate in Onward VR League competitions, but we have slightly different suggestions for new and veteran players.

VR Master League Welcomes Contractors to VRML Platform

VR Master League Welcomes Contractors to VRML Platform

Contractors Arctic Map Platforms: Resources: Purchase the game (still early access) on Steam Contractors Discord Server Invite Caveman Studio Twitter page Beginning players can also check out this article by Roguedawg, who shares some terrific tips and tricks about the game!

Echo Combat: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

Echo Combat: VR League Season 3 schedule, resources, etc.

Released in November 2018, Echo Combat brought a player base from Echo Arena, the sport-based favorite also from Ready At Dawn that is frequently compared to the 2013 film Ender’s Game and which has been featured in every season the VR League .

Rift and Windows VR Continue Growth Streaks at Expense of Vive in Latest Steam Survey

Rift and Windows VR Continue Growth Streaks at Expense of Vive in Latest Steam Survey

The latest data from Valve’s Steam Survey shows the Rift and Windows VR headsets continuing growth streaks in their share of monthly-connected headsets on Steam, snatching share mostly from the Vive and Vive Pro. Each month Valve collects info from Steam users to determine some baseline statistics about what kind of hardware and software is used by the platform’s population, and to see how things are changing over time; that includes which VR headsets are connected to users’ computers.

VR-Tek Virtual Reality Headset with BONUS $20 Steam Gift Card (Save $20 Total)

VR-Tek Virtual Reality Headset with BONUS $20 Steam Gift Card (Save $20 Total)

Full 360-degree VR immersion 1920 x 1080 per-eye resolution 100-degree field of view (FOV) Fits over most glasses What's in the Box: All in one headset with built in controls Wireless Controller Adjustable Memory Foam Head Strap The Steam $20 gift card is the ideal gift for your favorite gamer.

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