Category Archives: VR News

Which has the better ring to it, “Hey, Oculus?” or “Okay, Oculus”? I’m asking because Facebook’s VR headsets could soon have an AI voice assistant of their own. CNBC first reported that the social networking giant was building a new voice assistant to work across multiple platforms. A Facebook spokesperson since confirmed the news to […]

Last week, I made my way to the Microsoft Reactor in San Francisco for the VR Arcade conference. I moderated a panel on investing in virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality. It was a far different environment for that kind of conversation than in 2016 or earlier. The event itself represented a pivot. Since consumer VR hasn’t taken […]

Some time in the next few months, Facebook will launch Oculus Quest– a standalone VR headset with room-scale positional tracking and Oculus Touch controllers. Quest is primarily intended for people who don’t already own a gaming PC. But if you do own a PC and a Rift already, you might be wondering if you’ll have […]

‘A panel at the upcoming Star Wars Celebration will detail “breakthroughs” with “lightsaber battle” in Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series. The panel will be streamed live at 11:30 am Pacific time on April 12. Little is known about the Darth Vader-focused VR series from writer and executive producer David S. Goyer, but the […]

Dave & Busters locations now offer three VR attractions including Star Trek and Jurassic World. The newest attraction — Star Trek: Dark Remnant –puts visitors on a rescue mission with the Enterprise “at the edge of Klingon space.” Jurassic World is an on-rails motion platform experience similar to Star Tours. It is more interactive, though, […]