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War Robots VR Developers Launch Kickstarter
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Earlier this year, Pixonic launched a virtual reality (VR) iteration of its successful mobile phone franchise War Robots. Now the developers are hoping to expand upon War Robots VR: The Skirmish by launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund an expanded VR title.

War Robots VR: The Skirmish was released on for free Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and was intended to act as a teaser for a bigge...

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Campaign for eyeQ Mixed Reality Binoculars Reaches Goal
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Obviously not every Kickstarter campaign can be successful. In the busy crowdfunding space, only those projects which capture the imagination tends to be a success. The eyeQ mixed reality binoculars was launched last month, and with a week left to go, has now met its initial funding goal.

The campaign was seeking $25,000 (USD) in funding, and with six days left on the campaign, i...

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VR Coaster and Sensics Unveil RideVR Headset Specifically for Theme Parks
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Theme parks have been experimenting with virtual reality (VR) for a while now, generally tending to utilise Samsung Gear VR headsets in conjunction with a pre-existing rollercoaster to offer guests a new virtual ride. Now VR Coaster and Sensics have unveiled RideVR, a brand new headset specifically designed for theme park use.

RideVR is the culmination of both VR Coaster and Sensics experie...

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Microsoft is Bringing HoloLens to 29 new European Markets
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While augmented reality (AR) is now gaining ground on virtual reality (VR) in the consumer sphere thanks to developments such as Apple’s ARKit or Google ARCore, when it comes to enterprise customers Microsoft’s HoloLens is still a dominant force. But the AR headset hasn’t always been the easy device to get hold off depending on where you live in the world, now that’s going to change as Microsoft has announced expansion to 29 new European markets.

The addition of the new countries: A...

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This Week in VR Sport: 1964 Tokyo VR & Raptor AR Smartglasses
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It’s Saturday and it’s 3pm so that means another one of VRFocus’ weekly roundups of all things virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) related sports news. There’s no NBA or NFL live broadcast updates this week, instead VRFocus has a mixture of Japan looking to recreate 1964 Tokyo in VR for the Olympics and Everysight’s new Raptor cycling glasses.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Creates VR experience for new Single “Aeronaut”
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Musicians have been experimenting with virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video for the last couple of years now with the latest to utilise the technology being ex-frontman for Smashing Pumpkins, two-time GRAMMY Award winning artist William Patrick Corga...

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Find Real Life Prizes In AR, And Keep Thieving Hands Off Them In Snatch
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Thanks to the continued developments in immersive technology the line between what is real and what is not real continues to be blurred. Now a new augmented reality (AR) videogame app is looking to blur that line even further and reward you with real prizes for your actions in AR.

The app is called Snatch. Launched yesterday it takes you on an AR treasure hunt one with a hefty amount of prize money behind it. According to the developers there’s goods worth £50 million (GBP) from big...

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Demo Sniper Rust VR Ahead of its December Launch
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There are plenty of virtual reality (VR) shooting videogames but very few actually specialise in the finer art of sniping. Due for release next month is Sniper Rust VR by Zatun Game Studio, and for those keen on getting an early look at the title can now download a demo. 

Sniper Rust VR has a story line based around players being an elite marksman employed by a covert Agency to embark o...

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Second PlayStation VR Demo Disc Arrives, Full List Of Videogames Revealed
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Yesterday we brought you news of the second PlayStation VR Demo Disc which would be available for PlayStation VR users as of today. At the time we weren’t sure what exactly we would get by way of videogame titles baring an announcement from developers Polyarc confirming that virtual reality (VR) ...

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Military Uses AR To Substitute For Live Fire Exercises
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Ask any military expert and they will tell you that when it comes to training troops there are no substitutions for the experience gained during a live firing exercise. Its the pressure of being in a live fire situation can have a profound effect on the alertness of troops, and trainers have been unable to find anything close enough the replicate that effect – until augmented reality (AR) came along.

At the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition soldiers donned specialise...

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