Month: March 2016

March 26, 2016 Joe McGee 437 comments

Street View VR Review This app is much more awesome than I expected! At its heart, it is still the Google Street View you can view through a browser on your computer. However, the VR app does a very good job of making you feel like you are actually there. The 3D and 360-degree viewing…

March 22, 2016 Joe McGee No comments exist

Land’s End Review Land’s End is a great game for introduction into Virtual Reality. It is game that allows you to explore a world made up of cartoon-style graphics. The object is to explore each level by completing fairly simple puzzles to progress and ultimately find your way out of the constructed world for that…

March 21, 2016 Joe McGee 86 comments

Escape Room VR Review Escape Room VR has the promise to be pretty good but it is currently limited with only one level. Right now, the game shows two other levels that appear to be in development, and it has said more levels may come. However, the game is worth a download to get a…

March 20, 2016 Joe McGee 2 comments

Gear VR Now Has Native Screenshot & Video Capture! March 20th, 2016 The update to Gear VR this week has finally added the long-awaited native screenshot and video capture options. The screenshots and videos are captured in single perspective with a flat 1024 x 1024 resolution as opposed to the dual-perspective fishbowl captures from each…

March 15, 2016 Joe McGee 3 comments

Hyperloop Working on Augmented Reality Windows for Passengers March 15th, 2016 Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is currently working on a way to liven up the journey for its future passengers using Augmented Reality. CEO Dirk Alhborn gave a talk at South by Southwest this week demonstrating the concept according to this article by Karissa Bell…

March 4, 2016 Joe McGee 2 comments

Meta 2 Launches Preorders March 4th, 2016 The second iteration of Meta’s augmented reality glasses opened up for preorders on March 2nd, and the response from people who have been able to use them so far has been impressive. There has been such a significant advance with Meta 2 compared with their previous version that their…

March 1, 2016 Joe McGee 19 comments

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Review Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes might just be the best overall VR game to date! This game breaks the typical one-player-at-a-time VR mold by requiring at least two players at the same time. One person has the VR headset on and is required to describe an about-to-detonate bomb while…

March 1, 2016 Joe McGee 1 comment

Neverout Review Neverout is Gear VR’s version of the movie Cube. If you haven’t seen Cube, it’s a movie where people wake up trapped inside of a large cube-shaped room and have to figure out puzzles and traps to escape into the next cube-shaped room, where a new set of puzzles and traps lay. In…