Auto, Entertainment, Gaming, Videos, Virtual Reality (VR), VR World, Wearables

Here is what Virtually Live’s social VR app looks like

It is one thing to watch Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton take on the famous Grand Hotel Hairpin bend by Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo’s Formula 1 track while sipping on lemonade and sitting comfortably on your couch. It is another to be sitting in the car itself, calculating every inch of that upcoming u-shaped curve, braking and accelerating at the most precise of times. Ever wonder what that’s like? Well, put your lemonade down and get your VR headset on, because one San Francisco-based company is doing just that – placing you directly in the driver’s seat. It is just the Formula E circuit

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Gaming, Videos, Virtual Reality (VR)

Serious Sam Goes VR as Croteam Picks HTC Vive

Croatian independent video game developer Croteam is best known for its Serious Sam franchise. Recently, they explained why they chose to develop Serious Sam for the HTC Vive platform, rather than other competitors. Earlier in the summer, Croteam caused a storm of comments by disclosing the strategies Oculus uses to secure exclusive titles. One such story included talking about a lifetime exclusivity clause – which means that Oculus-exclusive titles will never stop being exclusive. This was later debunked in an article on PC World: “Oculus did approach us with an offer to help fund the completion of Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope in exchange for launching first on the

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Companies, Game Developer Conference (GDC), Hardware, Sony, Videos, VR World

PlayStation VR: Launching In October for $399

The annual Game Developers Conference is in full swing and we’re part of it. Today, Sony announced that PlayStation VR is launching in October. We’ve been eagerly expecting the first VR solutions for the console world, and this Japanese company is certainly making a big splash with their solution. Combine the wide array of gaming titles with excellent VR solutions and you’ve got a great winter coming up. As we said earlier, PlayStation VR headset will launch in October this year and it will come with a suggested retail price of USD $399 / CAD $549. This is one of the most affordable VR kits out there, an almost

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Entertainment, Videos, VR World

Video: First red-band trailer for Seth Rogen’s Sausage Party

The tongue-in-cheek titled comedy will definitely be something the VR World staff will go out and watch. Seth Rogen, the guy behind some of the most hilarious movies, sketches, quotations and tv appearances is the guy behind this – quite frankly, ensuring it will be one belly-hurting laugh fest. In the movie, food learns about their place in time – getting peeled, cut and eaten by humans, naturally sparking the desire to survive, all blended with foul language and lots of laughs overall. The script is written by Rogen together with his comedy partner Evan Goldberg, and Kyle Hunter. Dreamworks alumni Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon

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Gaming, Videos

Video: 5 Reasons Valve Should Make Half-Life 3

Half Life 2 is still holding its own in terms of play-ability and graphics. The game may be a bit dated, that is true, but it is still looking good in many different areas. On the other hand, we are all eagerly awaiting the sequel for the past few years – with nothing but rumors floating around for the past few years. Half Life 3 is on the top of gaming discussions for a few years now, yielding plenty of possible outcomes, ideas and different scenarios on its story, graphics and release date – above all other. This fan made video showcases five reasons why Valve should make

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Videos, VR World

Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer

We all loved Independence Day. It was one of those movies that defined my childhood, giving me a Sci-Fi battle of good versus evil that we all seem to cherish and like. On the other hand, it was a movie that quite gracefully transitioned us into the digital age, giving us a full specter of computer generate graphics. Alongside pretty good special effects. The sequel to this film is coming. It builds on the struggle for survival story as profoundly as ever, giving us a full fledged scientific action drama, packed in about two hours of pure fun. So, where and how did the events

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Videos, VR World

Video: Elon Musk Appears On The Big Bang Theory

On Thursday, Elon Musk became the latest real-life space personality to make a cameo on “The Big Bang Theory,”. He is part of a list of high-profile celebrities from the science world making an appearance on the show, joining people like Stephen Hawking, Leonard Nimoy, NASA astronaut Mike Massimino and a few others. Elon Musk joins Howard Wolovitz in a scene where they are both helping out in a homeless shelter on Thanksgiving dinner. A funny conversation between the two ensues, ending with Howard getting Musk’s contact and the two sharing a piece of left over apple pie. It’s a true moment of fan meets

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Entertainment, Videos, VR World

UPDATED Watch Longer Trailers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Yes, December cannot come sooner! The good folk at LucasFilm are once again making us crave the upcoming title in the Star Wars movie saga. Today, a Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was released. It’s another showcase of this upcoming movie, but it’s a somewhat longer one. The whole story is yet more revealed in this short showcase. It also features some rather impressive battle footage and scenery. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is directed, co-produced, and co-written by J. J. Abrams. The seventh installment in the main Star Wars film series, it features actors such as Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam

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Entertainment, Videos, VR World

Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV Spot

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to theaters December 18, 2015. It is the seventh part of the highly appreciated movie saga, delivering science fiction fans another great movie to look forward to. We are less than two months away from the release and the TV spot will make you eager to watch the movie even more. The old Star Wars characters are back. The Empire is back. The well-known gadgets, ships and vessels as well. The cuddly new robot is here as well, bringing that cuteness overload to the harsh Star Wars universe, that we’ve all learned to like and appreciate. If you

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Gaming, Videos, VR World

Starcraft II: Legacy Of The Void

The final chapter in the Starcraft II game series comes tomorrow. called Legacy of the Void. It will come after Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm, occurring after them chronologically, thus beginning immediately after the ending of Heart of the Swarm. It was planned to be released as an expansion pack. However, it will actually now be released as an independent installment, not requiring StarCraft II to run. It will be available for both PC and MAC OS X users, giving both platforms a taste of this great game this way. You are Hierarch Artanis, leader of the mighty protoss race. Years ago,

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Gaming, Videos

Fallout 4 Launch Trailer Revealed

Fallout 4 is expected to be one of biggest 2015 sales blockbusters, and the company just released an official launch trailer. Fallout 4, available worldwide on Tuesday, November 10th, is a highly expected game. It’s loyal following, combined with what promises to be one heck of a gameplay, is pretty much what most fans are cheering about. Given that Fallout 3 achieved over quarter of billion USD in sales in just a few weeks, and totaled around $600 million (excluding the latest stats – Fallout 3 is again a Top 10 best selling game on Amazon.com), expectations are very high. For the past few months, the whole ordeal got even

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Apple, Companies, Mobile, Smartphones, Videos

Apple’s new iPhone 6s ad features NBA star Steph Curry

Unlike some past product campaigns, Apple went with an A-List of celebrities to promote their newest iPhone 6S. The addition of well-known public figures like Jamie Foxx, Selena Gomez and Bill Hader helps with the product’s relevancy. This newest advert shows NBA star Stephen Curry, fresh off a championship campaign, doing some interesting bits and tricks with an Apple iPhone. The short video has the Golden State’s favorite player hitting a half court shot, confidently turning his back against the basket as the ball heads in the net and walking towards the camera with swag pouring from every step he takes. This advert gives us a

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