Just How Fast Is a Pegasus?

If you like tracking your stats after a VirZOOM workout, you’ve probably noticed an unusual metric alongside score, heart rate, and speed: not just distance biked, but virtual kilometers traveled. What does that even mean? Telling you how far you’ve traveled or how fast you move is a tricky business when you never leave your living room, but there’s a logic to what the game reports – even if it doesn’t…

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Tournament Winners, New Tank Map & Racecar Drivers

This week’s release brings a new map for Tank, a new cosmetic upgrade for Racecar, and a handful of bug fixes. The update’s live on Steam already, and headed to PlayStation shortly. We’ll touch on the new game content in a moment, but first, we’re excited to announce… vSports Tournament Winners! This weekend saw our first official Winterstan Tank tournament hosted at vSports venues across North America. We saw over 1300…

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Play vSports for Prizes This Weekend!

This weekend, 24 virtual reality venues across the US and Canada will be hosting the first public VirZOOM vSports Tournament in our tank battleground, Winterstan! The highest three scorers between all participating venues will win thousands of dollars in prizes generously provided by our partners at HTC, AMD, and Fitbit – including a fully VR-ready PC, HTC Vive VR headset, and VirZOOM bike for first place! Even if you don’t plan on competing, this is…

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Ghost Riders in the Sky (and at the Races)

Ever find yourself looking through a giant, transparent robot, towering high above you? Don’t be alarmed: You’ve just spotted a ghost, a sort of “instant replay” showing how you or other players have performed in game. We recently expanded how, when, and where ghosts appear in VirZOOM Arcade, so we wanted to give a heads up before you start wondering who you’re gonna call. We first introduced ghosts as part of friend challenges, where you’d only see the after-images of…

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A View from the Pit Crew: How We Revamped Racecar

If you’re a fan of fast cars or unusually skilled dogs, you may have already noticed a major overhaul to one of the original VirZOOM Arcade experiences: Racecar driving. And if you haven’t checked out the new Racecar experience yet, go take a look! We’ve always seen Racecar – still known by some of our oldest fans under its alpha name, Go Fast Car! – as a core part of the VirZOOM…

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Upgrade Your Avatar & Make a Special Delivery at GDC

This week’s update brings a number of tweaks and fixes: We’ve optimized several games for appropriately quick rounds in Hotseat mode, made it easier to track where you’re at with your weekly calorie goal in the main menu, produced some fancy-pants lily pad physics to Kayak, and added the option to purchase items with credits in Steam (which you can already do on PS4). Those updates are now live on Steam, and heading to PlayStation shortly.…

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