Tokyo and Hokkaido are beautiful sites to see. See the natrual scenery of the wooden houses, the rocks that just seem to be placed in a majestic way, to even the sunshine on the snow-capped mountains. Many people dream of seeing and experiencing this culture. Some may be able to fly on a plane and take the tours, but there is only one true way to experience and breathe it all in and that is from a hot air balloon.… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
Tag: VR Experience
With Army of the Dead taking it's toll on Netflix, it looks like the fun will not stop there. Director Zack Snyder wants to take the thrill of the movie and combine it with Virtual Reality in a whole new experience. This team-based VR shooter will not be in any theaters or buildings per se, but inside a taco truck. Yes, you read that right, inside a taco truck. You will get to be part of the team that is… Read more.
Virtual Reality can allow us to go into any place, at any time, and anywhere. From aliens to your favorite theme park to even sea life. But what if you could an aquarium that had some Virtual Reality experiences that allowed you to dive with sharks, swim with Humpbacks, or even be in a shark cage? Well, if you are headed to Las Vegas, get ready as you may want to visit Mandalay Bay. Created by Immotions Emmy award-winning documentary… Read more.
Do you ever look at a sculpture or a painting and wondered what might have been the inspiration, the meaning behind it all, or even what the artist was feeling? Have you ever wanted to escape within that painting of Van Gogh's "Starry Night" or Monet's "Water Lilly" and just visit and see maybe the artist creating at that exact moment or even walked in the same footsteps to really understand? It's something I often thought about when just admiring… Read more.
Think about the last time you looked at art. I mean really took the time to look at it and thinking about the meaning. Think about what the artist was thinking and feeling when they created their masterpiece. Look at Van Gogh's "Starry Night" or Monet's "Sunrise Impression. Ever wonder what it would be like to step through those paintings and enter that world to actually get a sense of what that time would be like? But when I heard… Read more.
For those who may not be aware, Luck Combs is a CMA Awards-nominated artist. But he is adding something new with his appearance on Good Morning America. Through the MelodyVR app, on November 13, 2019, at 8:00 AM your local time, coming at you live, along with other artists, Maddie & Tae, Trisha Yearwood, and Trace Adkins. But in order to get up close and personal of this special view, you will need the Melody VR app which you can… Read more.
Have you ever thought about what would happen if the human race had to set out for a new destination, one that hopefully, could help keep the human race alive and going for generations to come? If you were in a similar situation, what kind of choices would you make and what would your thoughts be? Does Developer Baobab Studios show us what it would be like to be stranded on an alien world wondering what would happen next? Let’s… Read more.
Think back to when you first learned that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard was announced for PlayStation VR. When you first played it, you did not just open the door to the Resident Evil world, but the world knocked on your door and dragged you in it without any hesitation. As time passed, many of us have been hoping that a new Resident Evil would be made with VR in mind. Well, the wish has been granted with the prequel to… Read more.
The human race can be a challenging yet rewarding one. But the time has come to try to find a new place to live. Playing as Scout 817, you are on a mission to find a new place for humanity, except, because of your pilotry skills, crash-land on an unknown planet...in the middle of the night. So what does one do when they crash-land some three hundred light-years from Earth with no light in the middle of the night, create… Read more.
What happens when you take Universal Pictures, Ford, and the company holoride and they combine their forces? You get possibly the future of in-vehicle entertainment. Take the new 2020 Ford Explorers, fighting off monsters of the night with the Bride of Frankenstein, and an Oculus Rift. This free experience will last 10 minutes and you will need to reserve your spot, and will only be going on from October 14, 2019 - November 9, 2019. If you happen to be… Read more.
Ever since I can remember I have dreamt of going into space. Wondering what it would be like to be part of history, to touch the stars, and land on the moon. Like many of us, we may never be able to live that dream…or can we? Recently I had the opportunity to live out that dream in a way that I thought would not be possible. Presented in such a way, that I was able to experience that history,… Read more.
When I heard that Fountain Digital Labs was going to release a follow up to Virry VR: Feel the Wild for the PlayStation VR, I wanted to learn more. I wanted to get back and close with the animals. So I reached out to them to see where the inspiration, the passion, and desire comes from that makes Virry VR so special. And the CEO, Svetlana Dragayeva was happy to help out. Welcome, Svetlana. Being the CEO of Fountain Digital Labs must be exciting.… Read more.
I recently reviewed Chernobyl VR Project for the PlayStation VR. As I played and learned about the history of Chernobyl, Virtual Reality really added to this history lesson in a way that truly touched me. So I reached out to The Farm 51 to ask some questions about their thoughts on VR and history. Dawid Biegun was able to step up and help answer my questions. What made you decide to do a project in VR about Chernobyl? “When we visit the… Read more.
Back in 2002, there was the magic that was created. The blending of worlds from the creators of Final Fantasy, Square Enix and Disney. At first, mentioned those many years ago, you could almost hear how things would not work out. But there were the die-hard fans that believed and that belief continued on with it’s twisting the story of timelines with Sora, Donald, and Goofy and with the Keyblades in handset out on an adventure that spans many games… Read more.
“We choose to go to the moon, we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” – John F. Kennedy… Read more.
Back on June 23, 2017, I had the opportunity to review an experience that made me appreciate the nature of the animals. To see how they interacted not only with each other but how they were in their natural habitat. It made really appreciate life and journey. It allowed me to relax and just become one with nature. That experience was Virry VR: Feel the Wild (which you can read about it here). So when I heard Fountain Digital Labs was… Read more.
When Ghostbusters came out, I think we can honestly say it was the movie that had it all. Great cast, great car, Slimer and the one-liners were top notch. I knew then that with some time and patience and sprinkled with Virtual Reality, we could finally be the ones to be put into the action and maybe, just maybe be hired as the next Ghostbuster. And I for one am glad that Sony Pictures Virtual Reality is bringing this experience to… Read more.
Normally when I review a game or experience in Virtual Reality, I try to add humor and make it really fun. Virtual Reality can take us from the land of the living to the land of the dead, it can take us to another time and it can even take us to another planet. But when I tried Ctrl from Breaking Fourth, it was not what I was expecting. It took me to a time in my life that I tried to… Read more.
When you ride a roller coaster in Virtual Reality a couple of things will happen. For one, your brain and eyes start thinking that you are riding it and your stomach gets that feeling and this could be a bad or good thing depending on how you like roller coasters. But I am happy to say that going on Warduck’s RollerCoaster Legends for the PlayStation VR was a treat in itself that I will be happy to ride through again.… Read more.
There is something about history. Something about being able to read about, but some times if you are not able to experience it, it might not have the same meaning. This is what I love about VR and what The Farm 51 has done with the Chernobyl VR Project. It has taken history with VR in mind and has given us a real connection to a most troubled and sad time in history. So what is the Chernobyl VR Project?… Read more.
"People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can’t rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right." Truer words have never been spoken in such a transferring experience than with Flight School’s Manifest 99 for the PlayStation VR. I want to say this first before… Read more.
Monkey King from Digital Domain has been released on PlayStation VR. Based on the Chinese Mythology, following Sun Wukong aka the Monkey King who born from a stone who has supernatural powers that just wants to belong. Just like if you were going to go to the movies, you would not want to know what would happen beforehand and I am not going to give away anything as you will want to experience this for yourself. But when you start Digital… Read more.
When I first wrote about The Bellows I quoted a saying by John Irving. "Of all the things that you choose in life, you don't get to choose what your nightmares are. You don't pick them, they pick you." And this is how good it can be when you mix VR with horror or in this case The Bellows from Castle Steps with PlayStation VR. In The Bellows, you play as a man in his house trying to evade the storm.… Read more.
When Virry VR: Feel the Wild was announced for PlayStation VR, I got kinda excited. Not only because they were the winner of The Webby People Choice Award 2017 in VR, but to be able to sit at home to go on an African Safari all with the help of PS VR was something that I knew would be special and yet at the same time to see where VR is headed and I wasn't disappointed. Published and developed by… Read more.