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Quick Look: The Box Recalls Early VR With a Tranquil Scene

It sounds strange to say this this early on, but The Box takes virtual reality (VR) back to its basics. Seattle-based developer 8ninths' unique scene-building experience recalls the first software to be built around the release of the first…

Escape from Antarctica: In the Footsteps of Shackleton

Escape from Antarctica: In the Footsteps of Shackleton was no ordinary exhibition. Scott Ashton’s recently designed augmented reality (AR) experience at the Australian National Maritime Museum depicts one of the greatest adventure stories,…

VR vs. Google’s Rumoured VR Kit – How to Top Gear VR

When it comes to the future of virtual reality (VR), mobile matters. Enthusiasts may be anticipating the arrival of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR kits in the weeks and months to come, but Oculus VR and Samsung's…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Gravity Rush

You’re soaring through the air, piercing the sky above the floating city of Hekseville. Its inhabitants gaze up in wonder as you bring yourself to a halt, hovering just above the tallest building, the city stretching out from all angles.…

Quick Look: Escape Velocity

It's fair to say that Gear VR has been lacking in content that truly proves its potential of late. Oculus VR and Samsung got the kit off to a great start in late 2015 with releases like Land's End and Gunjack, while some gems like Orion…