Sailboat Simulator ‘MarineVerse Cup’ Races onto Quest Store

MarineVerse Cup, the VR sailing simulator first launched on Steam early access in 2019, has left App Lab and made its way to the official Quest Store. Billed as “approachable, but authentic,” MarineVerse Cup is a simulator that primarily focused on teaching you the ropes on how to sail two crafts: a dinghy and a small […]

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‘Walkabout Mini Golf’ is Getting First Licensed Course, Based on ’80s Classic ‘LABYRINTH’

Walkabout Mini Golf (2020) consistently ranks among the top games on Quest for good reason. Now developers Mighty Coconut announced they’ve lined up the game’s first licensed DLC for release later this year which is set to bring the world of Jim Henson’s ’80s classic fantasy film LABYRINTH (1986) to life. Mighty Coconut announced the studio has signed a […]

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‘Beat Saber’s’ Next Free Music Pack May be the First With New Block Mechanics

VR’s favorite rhythm game, Beat Saber has been going strong for nearly four years now and shows no signs of slowing. Today the Meta-owned studio behind the title, Beat Games, teased its next free music pack, OST 5, which could be the first to introduce new block mechanics as well as a revamped lighting system. Beat […]

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Advanced Physics, Human Research as Crew Readies for Pair of Spacewalks

The seven-member Expedition 66 crew juggled a variety of science experiments on Wednesday including space physics and human research. Four International Space Station astronauts also reviewed procedures for a pair of spacewalks set to begin in less than two weeks. A new experiment on the space station is using artificial intelligence to help process complex …

Singulos Research Unveils Perceptus XR Tool

New emerging technologies have advanced the XR industry with fresh approaches to virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) solutions aimed at increasing computational capabilities for software, hardware, and human-computer interfaces (HCIs) One company, Singulos Research, recently announced it had launched a new MR aimed at transforming its augmented reality (AR) experiences. The company’s Perceptus Platform […]

Hyperskill Debuts No-Code XR Tool on Meta Quest

Hyperskill, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based solution for authoring and distributing immersive augmented, virtual, and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR) training content, is now available on the massively popular Meta Quest storefront. Launching for free on Monday, Hyperskill is available via App Lab, an experimental storefront that does not require official approval from Meta and aims to accelerate […]

Avataar Picks ex-IKEA AR Lead Daniel Frith

Avataar has selected Daniel Frith as its Vice-President of 3D Platform in a bid to expand the firm’s XR capabilities, the company announced on Tuesday. The company will task Frith with leading strategic development for its 3D division and allow it to deploy its interactive 3D AR turnkey solution for e-commerce firms and retailers. Frith […]

MTN Group Hosts Africa’s First Metaverse

The MTN Group, Africa’s largest telecoms provider, announced on Monday it had purchased 144 plots of digital real estate on Metaverse platform Ubuntuland, marking the first time an African firm has purchased digital real estate. MTN’s virtual land purchase creates a digital village roughly 12 x 12m in size, although the firm did not reveal […]

Pinterest Adds Hebrew Language Support, Expanding Access to Millions More Users

More language support will help Pinterest expand its appeal and usage in more markets.

Pinterest Announces New Support Program for Female-Owned Businesses as Part of Women’s History Month

The program aims to assist businesses from underrepresented communities.