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A new community for people who want to help curate the top news and discussions about VR. Submit the latest articles, news, and ideas!

Each submission for this group will go through a voting process before becoming visible to the whole group. This way, only the best articles and news will be filtered by our peers before we have to waste time reading bad articles and links. This group will be a one-stop shop for busy people to quickly see all of the top VR news.
 

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Scope AR CEO Talks About ARKit 2.0
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ARKit was something of a game-changer for augmented reality (AR). The unveiling of Apple’s AR toolkit raised the profile of AR within the mainstream, and gave developers several new tools to develop interesting an immersive AR experiences. Scope AR has been using those tools, and its CEO has commented on what the arrival of ARKit 2.0 might mean.

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Expect Virtual Reality Games Development To Get Deeper – Oculus
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E3 2018 is now in full swing, with plenty of news, reveals and announcements to keep pretty much every type of videogame fan happy. Jason Rubin, VP of Content at Oculus, and Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games took time during the chaos of E3 2018 to sit and talk about how the virtual reality (VR) industry has grown and changed since its inception, and what is still to come.

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E3 2018: All the VR Games of Day One
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The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) opened today, bringing together the videogames industry at the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the famous annual event. VRFocus is in attendance at the show and getting hands-on with all the latest and greatest that virtual reality (VR) entertainment has to offer.

On the show floor this year are Kevin Joyce, CEO & Editor, Peter Graham, Senior Staff Writer, and Nina Salom...

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Life In 360°: But It Pours
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Wednesday. We made it to Wednesday everybody. Well, we’re now well into this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and if you’re reading this it means that the UK based team of VRFocus is still alive and hasn’t died of sleep deprivation just yet.

Which brings us neatly back around to the topic of this week’s Life in 360°, namely sleep and relaxation. On Monday we took to the beach in Hawaii for

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InstaVR Raises $5M Series B to Further Grow Its Enterprise VR Authoring Platform

InstaVR, a VR authoring, publishing, and analysis company, announced it has successfully closed a Series B financing round, which the company says will help further its mission in providing enterprise customers the tools to create their own VR apps. The company received $5 million, bringing its total funding to...

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Ubisoft’s Mobile RPG Might & Magic Elemental Guardians Launches With AR Mode
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Mobile role-playing game (RPG) fans have been served up a treat this week as Ubisoft has brought back the Might & Magic franchise with Might & Magic Elemental Guardians for iOS and Android devices. And to bring it into the modern era an augmented reality (AR) component has been added.

Might & Magic Elemental Guardians is a turned-based arena brawler where you can collect a variety of monsters and take them into battle, level them up, use magical items and mo...

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A Brief History of Virtual Reality
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Although virtual reality (VR) technology may seem like something out of a science fiction movie, this innovation isn’t as new as you might think. While people argue, sometimes at length over what the true definition of VR is, many of the ideas that led to where we are with today’s immersive technology has roots in developments several hundred years ago. In terms of inventions, VR had developed as an idea around the time that practical photography was established.

There is, of course...

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Insomniac Games Teases New VR Project, Promising an Open World Adventure

Insomniac Games, developers behind The Unspoken (2017), Edge of Nowhere (2016), and Ratchet & Clank, showed off a sneak peek of their next VR game. While sti...

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EVR Studio Reveal Two Heroines From Upcoming ‘Project M’ VR Title
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One of the things that helps to make virtual reality (VR) more immersive is lifelike and believable characters. For the team over at EVR Studio based in Seoul, Korea who are currently working on the long awaited Project M, creating highly detailed characters is something they have gotten very good at doing. Now, the company is ready to introduce players to two new heroines from the upco...

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Varjo Reveals Add-on for High Quality Pass-through AR, Launching in 2019

The first version of Varjo’s ‘bionic display’ enterprise VR headset is due out later this year (see our latest hands-on), and the company has announced plans to offer an add-on upgrade in 2019 which brings hi...

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