Oculus Quest Review – The First Great Standalone VR Headset

After months of teasing, Oculus Quest starts shipping today. After testing the headset for several weeks, our Oculus Quest review is here. Because it doesn’t rely on a PC, but still has full tracking capabilities, Oculus hopes that Quest can bring VR’s most immersive experiences to a much wider crowd. Does Quest deliver? Read on to find out. As usual, […]

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Designing 'Lone Echo' & 'Echo Arena’s' Virtual Touchscreen Interfaces

Lone Echo nabbed our 2017 Oculus Rift Game of the Year Award for many reasons—amazing visuals, intuitive locomotion, and a strong story, to name a few—but one of the game’s unsung innovations is its virtual touchscreen interfaces. While many VR games are still using less than ideal laser pointer interfaces, developer Ready at Dawn created a framework for surprisingly functional […]

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VR Anime 'Spice & Wolf' Launching on Rift, Vive & Go in June – Road to VR

SpicyTails, the Japan-based studio behind VR anime experience Project LUX (2018), celebrated a successful Kickstarter earlier this year focusing on their next VR project that aims to bring the manga/anime Spice & Wolf to VR. Now, the studio says VR users can expect the game on June 3rd. The launch date was originally slated for May 2019, promising support for Rift, Vive, Go, PSVR and […]

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Pressure Mounts for Xbox VR Strategy as PSVR Revenue Nears $2 Billion

VR may still be young, with an install base still small compared to the world of traditional gaming consoles, but it can’t be ignored that mounting sales of the Playstation VR headset—effectively a very expensive accessory for the PS4—is adding up to considerable revenue. In an era where PS4 has a significant install base lead already, and with PSVR further […]

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Valve Index and Knuckles Pre-orders and Release Date Confirmed

Valve today confirmed to Road to VR that the company is planning a full reveal of Index on May 1st, accompanied by pre-order availability of both the headset and Knuckles controllers. The company says the actual release date of the headset and controllers will come some time in June. Update (April 1st, 2019 – 2:16PM PT): Following the leak of the […]

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