With the new Finch Shift controllers you can now play Oculus Rift and Vive games on your smartphone, but there’s a catch…. There is a new entry into the mobile VR controller market and it’s called the Finch Shift. This new controller will work with any Android phone using Google Cardboard, Gear VR, Google Daydream and even the Oculus Rift.
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Spanish game developer Estudiofuture has launched the much-anticipated VR title, Fusion Wars, for the Samsung Gear store. Billed as a Multiplayer Combat Simulator the game features online co-op for up to 4 players, often tasked with combining their futuristic space combat tank into one powerful ultra-tank, in which pilots will split their roles to take the driving seat and handle the heavy weaponry of the turret.
When Google originally announced their Daydream View virtual reality headset, they also announced it would be available in 3 different colors: Snow, Crimson, and Slate. When the headset went up for pre-orders, only the Slate color was available. Starting today, the other two are also up for grabs, well, sort of.
Google made their in-house virtual reality headset, called the Daydream View, official back in the beginning of October 2016. This is part of the Daydream virtual reality platform that the company had been working on up to that point. During the originally announcement, it was revealed that the headset would be arriving in November 2016, but no specific date was given. Today, however, that has changed and we now know that the headset will be officially available on November 10th, 2016.
While some people may be getting tired of zombie shooters and other similar zombie apocalypse themed games, Halloween is always a good time to play these types of games. Folks who own a Samsung Gear VR have a new FPS title to play called Drop Dead which, as you’re probably guessing, has plenty of zombies and other undead creatures to shoot.
Google really wants to make sure that their new Pixel line of phones is a success, along with the company’s newly announced Daydream View VR headset. In order to do that, Google is adding a promo code to each Pixel and Pixel XL pre-order that, when redeemed, will get you a Daydream View headset for free. However there is a slight problem, and that is most of the Pixel phones have been sold out via pre-order on the Google Store.
As part of Google’s special presentation today in San Francisco, the company announced their two new Pixel phones officially, the Pixel and Pixel XL. While these two new devices feature a lot of ‘firsts’ for Google, one of them happens to be regarding Google’s new Virtual Reality platform called Daydream. Both devices are the first official phones for Daydream to use with the headset Google has been developing. Today they also made the new headset official and it is called the Daydream View.
Justin Roiland is the co-creator and lead voice for the Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty. Well he has now founded his own Virtual Reality game development studio called Squanchtendo, and promises to make some great and humor-filled VR games for all Virtual Reality platforms.
Google has been working on their upcoming Android-powered Virtual Reality platform Daydream since it was revealed earlier this year. Now the company has begun investing heavily in VR-related content in preparation for the launch of Daydream, which is planned for sometime in the coming weeks. All of this new content will apparently be exclusive to the Daydream platform.
Alongside Friday’s news about Samsung shipping out the new Gear VR headset, there was also two new games making their debut as well called Wands and Smashing the Battle, although the second one actually has Gear VR on the end of its name to denote which headset it is for.