Ubisoft has announced a new Virtual Reality game that will feature the Rabbids called Virtual Rabbids: The Big Plan. Slated for release on Google’s Daydream VR platform, Virtual Rabbids will have players posing as an agent for a classified government agency, and you will need to travel through different locations in order to hunt down a few irreverent Rabbids who have stolen and scrambled a top secret nuclear safety password.
Merge VR steps into the augmented reality ring, offering a standalone toy known as the Holo Cube. The two-part setup consists of the Merge VR headset and the cube itself, a simple block that acts as the focus for the program.
With the new ZenFone AR, it’s all in the name. Augmented reality is the wave of now, and this new offering from Asus is designed for use with Google’s augmented reality setup, Tango.
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 has always been hinting at brick-and-mortar stores in their future for at least a year now. While a true brick-and-mortar store by Google may be a bit of a wait from now, not including the Android stores that have opened, Google is opening a pop-up store in New York City this October 20th, 2016 to showcase their newest consumer devices.
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.
Samsung has begun shipping out the newest version of their Gear VR headset today which has been modified over the original headset so that the company’s new Galaxy Note 7 can fit in there and be used to play VR games. Besides the release of the new headset, two new VR games have been released today, but more on that later.
For those of you who own a Samsung Gear VR headset, or an Oculus Rift, there is a new game out that’s a mix of rhythm-based gameplay and arcade shooter called Starship Disco. Players will be hopping into their starship and heading out into space on an intergalactic adventure where you’ll need to shoot down aliens to survive.