Featured Virtual Reality articles

Report: Working in VR leads to more frustration and task load

New study finds working in a virtual reality environment to be more stressul

By Marie Dealessandri

NDreams receives $35m investment

VR developer says that the funding from Aonic Group will be used to expand its staff and game offerings

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Meta's AR/VR segment made 2.2bn in 2021 despite record operating loss

Reality Labs' operating loss amounted to $10.2 billion last year

By Marie Dealessandri

Latest Virtual Reality articles

NDreams opens new studio for AAA VR games

UK-based NDreams Studio Elevation will offer hybrid remote/office model

By Marie Dealessandri

Launching a VR game these days is "A perfect storm of shit"

17-bit's Jake Kazdal speaks frankly about the difficulty of launching the survival game Song in the Smoke last month

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayStation VR 2 has 4K display, eye-tracking and headset feedback

First confirmed title is Horizon: Call of the Mountain, developed by Guerrilla and Firesprite

By James Batchelor

Vertigo Games' After The Fall earned $1.4m in 24 hours

The VR shooter sold more copies on day one than Arizona Sunshine in one month

By Marie Dealessandri

People Can Fly acquires Incuvo

Outriders studio's third acquisition of the year is a Polish developer with a track record of VR ports on horror games

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony's VR ambitions go far beyond PlayStation | Opinion

A new prototype headset shown off this week helps to explain Sony's ongoing commitment to PSVR -- as a powerful starting point for the company's wider plans

By Rob Fahey

Oculus Quest to rebrand as Meta Quest in 2022

The change will be made progressively from early next year, with the Oculus App also becoming Meta Quest App

By Marie Dealessandri

Growing leaps and bounds: Polyarc on the trajectory of VR and Moss

Polyarc's Lincoln Davis and Michael Felice on Moss: Book 2, the growth of the VR market, and what made Quill a star

By Marie Dealessandri

VR to be a $51bn market by 2030, says GlobalData

Firm expects enterprise applications to grow the sector from last year's estimated total of $5 billion worldwide

By Brendan Sinclair

Oculus' John Carmack skeptical about efforts to build the metaverse

Veteran developer calls it "a honeypot trap for architecture astronauts" during Facebook Connect keynote address

By Brendan Sinclair

Oculus plans to remove Facebook account requirement

Company is currently testing “work accounts” for Quest headsets, to be introduced over the next year

By Danielle Partis

Beat Saber passes $100m in revenue on Oculus Quest

The VR title was part of the Quest's launch lineup back in May 2019

Facebook changes name to Meta

Social network now referring to itself as a social technology company with a goal "to bring the metaverse to life"

By Brendan Sinclair

Fast Travel Games aims to fill "great need for VR publishers"

CEO Oskar Burman discusses opportunities in a maturing virtual reality market as new publishing arm launches

By James Batchelor

XR Games raises 1.5 million

Leeds-based developer is to grow its team with 20 new hires, and develop its own IP

By Marie Dealessandri

Ex-Codemasters CEO Frank Sagnier resurfaces at NDreams

Sagnier named non-executive chair of VR developer and publisher, will help drive towards "some very ambitious goals"

By James Batchelor

NDreams opens second studio to make live service VR games

New branch will be fully remote, follows creation of publishing arm earlier this year

By James Batchelor

Facebook halts Oculus Quest 2 sales

Company temporarily stops device sales to address skin irritation concerns

By Jeffrey Rousseau

VR studio Fast Travel Games raises over $4m

Funding round led by Brightly Ventures, as well as existing owners

By James Batchelor

Best practices for developing VR games for theme parks

Gamitronics founder Rajat Ojha explains the subtleties of developing VR content for location-based experiences

By Rajat Ojha

VRChat closes $80m Series D funding round

Investment will be used to develop "a creator economy where members can earn" and bringing app to more platforms

By Brendan Sinclair

Virtual reality still needs to find its business model | Opinion

Facebook's trial for ads in VR games attracted criticism but the medium still needs to wrestle with how it will make money

By Rob Fahey

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