Thursday, 2 Apr 2020

News

Award-Winning AR Reading App Wonderscope is Free Until June

In 2018 Within released an augmented reality (AR) app for Apple devices with interactive stories for children to read called Wonderscope. As parents are looking for things to keep their kids entertained whilst they can’t go to school, Within has made all the Wonderscope stories free until June.  Awarded “Best Learning App” at the 2020 Kids Screen […]

Fortnite Skye’s coastal campsites map locations revealed for Week 7 challenge

Fortnite fans are working their way through the Skye’s Adventure challenges for Week 7. In case you’ve missed it, challenges have been given a big overhaul this season. Tasks now revolve around different Agent characters introduced as part of the Season 2 Battle Pass. The first two weeks of challenges revolved around special agent Brutus. TNTina […]

Kickstarter Begins for SteamVR Compatible etee Controller

Last week VRFocus reported on British startup TG0 and its upcoming Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for a pair of finger tracking controllers called etee. At the time only the 3 degrees of freedom (3DoF) versions had been revealed but today the campaign has gone live and the 6DoF, SteamVR compatible versions have been unveiled. The wireless, […]

Your Favorite Fitness Instructor Katya Elise Henry is Smoking Hot in Purple Shorts

Katya Elise Henry is just 25 years old, and she managed to get astonishing 7,2 million followers on Instagram. She is regularly posting workout videos and judging by her look, and they are more than successful. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we are all staying home, social distancing, and self-isolating, and that can be hard […]

This Week In Pokemon GO (3/29-4/4)

The beginning of a new month always brings changes to Pokémon GO, and that holds true despite April 2020’s unique circumstances. There’s new Pokémon to catch, a new event, and even some shifts in GO‘s core gameplay. Let’s start with the biggest change. Niantic Makes It Easier To Play At Home Many countries are ordering self-isolation, […]

Startup Genome: The coronavirus is hurting global startup investments

The world has been shaken up by the coronavirus, and the global startup community is no exception. Startup Genome has issued the first installment of reports that it plans to do on how startups are being affected since the onset of COVID-19. The company found that Chinese venture capital deals fell 50 to 57 percentage […]

Review: Lies Beneath

At some point every virtual reality (VR) developer needs to do a horror title, whether it’s purely psychological or filled with jump scares, the genre is such an easy fit for VR purposes. Drifter Entertainment (Gunheart, Robo Recall: Unplugged) has done just that with its latest project Lies Beneath for Oculus Quest, offering a middle […]

Interactive Chair Maker Roto VR Raises £1.5 million, Eyes Consumer Product Launch

Interactivity tends to be key for virtual reality (VR) experiences, from simple hand gestures to full roomscale movement. But the latter isn’t always practical both in the consumer and enterprise fields. Which is where a company like Roto VR comes in, with its motorised chair offering 360-degree rotation as well as other features. Today, the […]