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


Video Game Industry Unites to Combat Climate Change

Some of the biggest names in the video game industry, with a combined audience of 970 million players, have committed to harness the power of their platforms to take action against climate change under the banner of the Playing for the Planet Alliance.

Pistol Whip First-Person Shooter Coming Nov. 7

Cloudhead Games released this trailer for “Pistol Whip” an upcoming VR game for Oculus Quest and PC VR that combines a first-person shooter with an intense rhythm game, inspired by John Wick and Equilibrium.

VR at the 71st Annual Emmy Awards

The Television Academy wrapped up the 71st Annual Emmy Awards with a live broadcast on FOX from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night. Last year, there were seven VR projects in contention for various awards. This year saw a few notable nods to VR, although it still remains a relatively obscure category as far as the Television Academy is concerned.

Five Nights at Freddy’s Coming to Augmented Reality

Illumix announced that it is planning to release an augmented reality version of its popular horror franchise “Five Nights at Freddy’s.” “Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery” will be available later this fall for iOS and Android devices.

Thank You for the Music

If you've been eagerly awaiting ABBA’s reunion tour, unfortunately, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. If this is the first you’ve heard of it, you’re probably wondering what this has to do with virtual reality. Well, a lot actually.

Cartoon Network Journeys VR Releasing Oct. 1

The Cartoon Network released this trailer for its upcoming “Cartoon Network Journeys VR” experience, which will be available on Steam for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Oct. 1.

CoolPaintr VR: Deluxe Edition Comes to PSVR

Sngular and Perp Games announced that “CoolPaintr VR: Deluxe Edition” will be released for PlayStation VR on Oct. 25, with plenty of new content to enjoy. The system, which is kind of like Photoshop for VR, will be available physically in stores.

Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son Comes to VR

“Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son,” a virtual reality narrative adventure game that takes place in the world of the feature film Groundhog Day, is now available on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and Vive Cosmos.

New VR Ping Pong Pro Gameplay Trailer

Merge Games, ONE-O-ONE GAMES and IV Productions released this gameplay video showcasing several ways you can develop your VR Ping Pong prowess in the new "VR Ping Pong Pro" expected to launch later this year on PlayStation VR and PC VR.

HTC Taps Former Orange Exec as CEO

HTC announced that it has appointed Yves Maitre as CEO, effective immediately. Maitre joins HTC from Orange, one of the world's largest telecommunications firms, where he served as EVP of consumer equipment and partnerships, overseeing Orange's connected technology strategy and business.

MADD Uses VR to Educate Students About Impaired Driving

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (MADD) has launched a new virtual reality experience called SmartWheels in order to show students how it feels to drive impaired by alcohol and drugs.