Going BLAM-BLAM with BAAM SQUAD

If onomatopoeic-named VR shooters are your kind of thing, well then, BAAM SQUAD (the title must be shouted at all times) is your jam. We yelled at Eric Song, director at 5minlab, until he gave us some answers to our questions. Interview by Nathan Ortega, Vive Staff   Tell us a little about your development team’s origins. 5minlab is a

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Mario Kart VR launches at VRZone Portal London on HTC Vive

Calling all UK Mario Kart fans! The highly anticipated Mario Kart VR experience opened last week at the BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Inc. VR ZONE Portal London located within Hollywood Bowl at London’s O2 arena, following a hugely successful launch in Shinjuku, Tokyo in 2017. The multiplayer VR experience will offer four players at a time the chance to hop into

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5 great ways to spend the summer in VR

By Nathan Ortega, Viveport Staff Summer is a time for sun, fun and relaxation. As the dog days are upon us, why not escape the heat and jump into some light and breezy summer VR experiences available on Viveport. Fruit Ninja VR Nothing’s more refreshing than enjoying some delicious summer fruit on a hot day. Even better when you get

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Opening the door for Don’t Knock Twice

“One knock to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead.” Based on the 2016 movie, Don’t Knock Twice takes you through a unique interactive experience that goes beyond the screen. We knocked on the door of developer Wales Interactive to learn more about this horror title. Hello there! First tell us who you are, and what

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Swim with virtual sharks this Shark Week… end!

By Nathan Ortega, Viveport Staff Just in time for ‘Shark Weekend’, check out these awe-inspiring, immersive experiences on Viveport that will whisk you away to beautiful blue oceans and allow you to interact with the wonderful and at times dangerous creatures that inhabit them. Operation Apex In Operation Apex, you’ll take your marine research rig into the atmospheric deep sea

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Think VR is dying? It’s just getting started

Have you heard the news? Analyst reports are in and apparently, it’s curtains for Virtual Reality (VR). Pardon us if we’re not heeding the alarms. News of the so-called death of VR comes once a year and is greatly exaggerated. Four Things You Should Know About the Analyst Forecasts That’s not to say analyst VR forecasts don’t have valuable information—they

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Roborace and VIVE Blaze a Trail on the Self-Driving Car Circuit

This post was written by Vincent Rendoni For the racing enthusiast, the Goodwood Hillclimb likely needs no introduction. Located in a spectacular estate in West Sussex, this historic 1.16 mi track snakes through manicured lawns, horse paddocks, and idyllic English countryside. It may sound more Jane Austen than Formula One, but don’t be fooled—once a year this slice of pastoral

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Get back to the moon and beyond on Apollo 11’s anniversary

By Nathan Ortega, Viveport Staff 49 years ago today, on July 20th, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission successfully landed the first two people onto the surface of the moon. What better way to reflect on such a monumental moment in human achievement than by checking out some of the out of this world Viveport titles that let you explore the

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Stirring it up with Dungeon Brewmaster

It’s often the unsung heroes of fantasy that have the best stories. Sure, you might be a brave warrior or wily mage, but does anyone talk to you about their troubles after the end of a hard day’s adventuring? Dungeon Brewmaster puts you in the leather boots of a fantasy bartender, mixing it up (literally) with a cast of larger-than-life

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Vive Celebrates Amazon Prime Day with a Special Deal on the Vive Pro

Amazon Prime Day is here and this year Vive is getting in on the action. From 12 pm PT on July 16 to 8:59pm PT July 17, all Amazon Prime Members who purchase a Vive Pro HMD will receive a bonus $50 Amazon gift card and a $50 Viveport gift card. In addition, customers will also receive two free months

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