Here are some of the most interesting headlines, commentaries, reports, and breaking news surrounding virtual reality that we’ve been following from around the web this week.
Rick and Morty’s virtual reality debut is a hilarious step forward for VR gaming
Whether you watch the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty or not, the new VR game based on the series is worth checking out. In one of the most fitting matchups of fictional property and game developer from recent memory, the masters of VR funny at Owlchemy Labs (Job Simulator) teamed up with the series’ creators to make the hilarious and immersive Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, out today on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. We’ve been playing the surprisingly deep game all this week.
Virtual Reality Companies Navigate ‘The Trough of Disillusionment’
Twelve months ago the Virtual Reality World Congress in Bristol, England, was a sell-out show, with over 750 attendees gawping over the latest VR hardware and production techniques.
Buying Marijuana In Virtual Reality Is About To Be A Thing
In a very appropriate development for a day like today, a new virtual reality experience called Weed VR has been announced. The project is blazing a trail to be the world’s first virtual reality dispensary for marijuana. It will allow customers the chance to inspect and shop for various strains from the comfort of their home and place orders from partner retailers.
National Geographic Announces First Virtual Reality Short Film
With virtual reality film-making on the rise across the global entertainment landscape, National Geographic is doing its part to encourage the use of VR documentaries in telling important stories about important causes.
VR Drops in at Another Six Flags
Virtual reality is heating up just in time for summer. Beginning July 14, North America will play host to its first-ever drop tower virtual reality ride. The location? Six Flags Fiesta Texas.