Keep up to date with the latest VR, AR and MR headlines from around the web.


Separation Launches on PlayStation VR

Recluse Industries launched its serene VR adventure “Separation” today, available exclusively on PlayStation VR. “Separation” is a unique narrative experience that immerses players the ruins of barren world.

BIFF XR Experience Showcases the Latest VR and AR Art

The 16th Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) will showcase The BIFF XR Experience (, celebrating the evolution of storytelling with the very best in virtual reality films and augmented reality art installations, as well as the Boulder XR Science Fair, featuring XR Projects from over a dozen local Boulder companies and labs.

Game Developers Conference Loses More Exhibitors Over Coronavirus Fears

Microsoft, Unity, Amazon, Epic Games/Unreal Engine and Electronic Arts have joined the exodus of exhibitors from this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC), scheduled for March 16-20 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.

Synth Riders Adds Multiplayer Support

Kluge Interactive introduced a multiplayer update for its rhythm VR game Synth Riders. Up to five players can now meet and play together in multiplayer mode. The update also features a redesigned, streamlined user interface. The free update is now available for the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift and Steam VR.

Pistol Whip eSports Tournament Offers $10,000 in Prizes

The Virtual Athletics League (VAL) is launching a worldwide “Pistol Whip” VR tournament with support from Oculus and iBUYPOWER, in association with VRespawn, SpringboardVR, LIV, VRML and Splitverse.

TIME Recreates MLK’s Historic Speech in The March

TIME Studios is launching “The March” – a new immersive project that brings the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to virtual reality for the first time.

Facebook, Oculus and Sony Pull Out of GDC over Coronavirus Fears

Facebook, owner of Oculus, and Sony Interactive Entertainment announced yesterday that they are pulling out of the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC), March 16-20...

HTC Introduces Three New Vive Cosmos Faceplates

HTC Vive introduced three new modular faceplates that expand the functionality of its Vive Cosmos VR platform. Cosmos is an adaptable PC-based VR system that can grow with customers over time by changing the front faceplate of the headset. The new versions are the Vive Cosmos Elite, Vive Cosmos XR and Vive Cosmos Play.

Pixel Reef Reveals Sandbox Mode for VR Game Paper Beast

French studio Pixel Reef revealed the sandbox mode for its upcoming PlayStation VR game “Paper Beast.” An entirely stand-alone game mode, Sandbox allows players...

Space Channel 5 Returns this Month with a Kinda Funky News Flash!

Grounding Inc. announced that it will release “Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash!” for PlayStation VR (PSVR), Feb. 25 in the Americas, and Feb. 26 in the rest of the world.

Escape Point Launches on Oculus

Korean game developer oneIMMERS released its latest VR game “Escape Point” on the Oculus Store available for free. “Escape Point” is set in a prison overrun by zombies. Players have to escape from the prison while accomplishing sub-missions given to each player. The sub-missions could mean cooperation or betrayal.

PowerBeatsVR Update Lets You Work Out to Your Own Beat

German independent game studio Five Mind Creations released a new update for its rhythm-based VR fitness game “PowerBeatsVR” that lets players choose between official songs with leaderboards or their own music library for which the game auto-generates suitable workouts at three difficulty levels.