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Since DiRT Rally has received Oculus Rift support, the game has become one of the must get titles for any gamer aspiring in VR racing. Now for a limited the game is on sale for 75% off the original price on Humble Store.

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Google announced yesterday the coming launch of Street View for the Google Earth VR app. The update will let users to enjoy Street View images from 85 countries provided by the Street View team as well as pictures shared by users from around the world.

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At Gamescom 2017 Ford and Microsoft are bringing closer together the virtual world of gaming and the real world of car racing. Gamescom visitors will have the opportunity to compete through VR driving to win a real life track experience.

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Mixed reality sim racer, Marcel Pfister –read our interview with him- has jumped behind the wheel of the Rfactor 2 beta, to take its F1 car to the virtual streets of Monaco. As usual, Marcel’s his hands and the wheel on the video are real, while everything else comes from the the Oculus Rift display. …

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Assetto Corsa has been the flagship game of virtual reality racing for a while, supporting VR on PC from as early as 2013. It started with the Oculus Rift DK1, and later added support for the Oculus Rift CV1. However, owners of the HTC Vive headset have not been that lucky. Until now!

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An Australian woman posted this funny/sad Valentine’s Day video this February, after losing her boyfriend on the virtual tracks of an unspecified Oculus-compatible racing simulator.

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This is Racing in VR‘s interview series with top performing vloggers who upload VR racing videos to YouTube. We reach out to them and ask what they think about racing/driving in virtual reality.

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Audi Norway have come up with a new way to attract customers by combining physical installation with virtual reality. The experience lets Audi customers to test-drive the new Audi Q5 on their own self-made track, designed in a special, real life sandbox.

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Virtual reality is here to improve our lives in many ways and not only in entertainment, but with the help of VR simulations, professionals are able to prepare for their future jobs. This has been the case in aviation, pilot training, or in the military, just to name a few. But now here’s a new, unique form …

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You have probably seen Mixed Reality videos before, where virtual environment is merged with real life video footage. YouTube vlogger Marcel Pfister is an experienced mixed reality wizard, and this time he gives us something very special: a fantastic look at how virtual/mixed reality compares to real life.

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John Carmack and others at Oculus stole trade secrets from ZeniMax Media, or at least that’s what the umbrella company over Bethesda Softworks and Id Software wants to prove at trial.

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Developer: Kunos Simulazioni Release Date: 8 – 11 – 2013 Game Type: Racing Sim VR Platform: PC Only Supported VR headsets: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Control Schemes: Keyboard & Mouse, Xbox Controller, Multi game wheel support

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The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR, released on March 28, 2016. Oculus initiated a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 to fund the Rift’s development, after being founded as an independent company two months prior. The project proved successful, raising US$2.5 million. In March 2014, Facebook purchased Oculus for …

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