VirZOOM & Samsung at Mobile World Congress Americas

We’re proud to be featured this year by Samsung, the world’s largest mobile VR player, at this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, September 12-14. Samsung’s 1,120 square foot VR and Wearables booth (Mascone West Hall booth number W.402) will be dedicated to VirZOOM and supported by Life Fitness and Nautilus, and VirZOOM will also be featured at Samsung’s 5,720 square foot main mobile products booth (North Hall booth…

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Fueled Up & Ready to Ride

Two more games make their way to the mobile version of VirZOOM Arcade this week: River Run and the Racecar oval track. We know from our telemetry stats that these two are less trafficked than some other games, but we also know from survey data that they’re beloved by those who get their thrills from high speeds and oncoming danger. If you haven’t spent much time with them, drop in…

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Time to Earn Your Wings

If you play VirZOOM Arcade on Gear VR or Daydream, this week’s update is for you. With the addition of two Pegasus games, you can go farther than you ever could by bicycle, horseback, or tank—or farther up, at least. And if you’re a seasoned VirZOOM player who read that and suddenly went, “Wait, there are multiple Pegasus games?”, then maybe it’s time for a refresher! First up, let’s go…

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Get Fit While You Daydream

VirZOOM has made it to a new platform: Google Daydream! You can now download VirZOOM Arcade on Google Play and get fit with your Google Pixel phone. Drop by our Setup Guide for instructions on how to install on Daydream and all other VirZOOM-ready platforms. We’ve keeping our Daydream build up to date even before release, so it’ll launch with with the same games you find on Gear VR right…

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Scattered Updates with Chance of Thunder Bowl

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to try out River Run, see how it feels to lasso a bandit on mobile VR, fill your house with additional VirZOOM bikes, or curse at us for being so evasive on details about new games in the pipeline, then this week’s update is for you. In addition to some game tweaks, there’s a lot going on “under the hood” with this release,…

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Zooming Around Magic Mountain

We write a lot in this space about the VirZOOM experience for the at-home user, but one of the most common questions we get happens to be: Where else can you use VirZOOM? That answer’s going to be a whole lot broader when the VZ Sensor comes out in a few months, of course. In the meantime, players are getting their minds blown (and their tanks blown up) at Six…

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Put Your Friends in the Hotseat

Winterstan

Summer holidays are coming, and you know what that means: parties! And also, trying to strike a balance between enjoying lovely weather and melting in the sun. If you’ve got a party coming up and you’re inviting some fans of the great indoors, it’s good time remember you that your VZ Bike Controller is useful for more than just your daily workout. When your guests need some time in the…

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3 Myths about Exercise in VR

Most of the comments you see online about exercising in VR come from two sources: people who love it, and people who haven’t tried it yet. And among those who haven’t tried it, the same few concerns come up again and again. For both the skeptics and the fans looking to point their friends to answers, we’d like to help set the record straight. Myth #1: “Isn’t sweating really gross?”…

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Introducing Mobile VirZOOM & VZ Sensor

We’re excited to announce two new developments to help you play VR and get fit wherever you are, at home or on the move. VirZOOM games are now finally available for mobile VR, starting today with VirZOOM Arcade on Gear VR. And later this year, you’ll get to turn your own bike into a VirZOOM bike with the VZ Sensor, available for the discounted preorder price of $89. It’s time…

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Hints of What’s to Come

This week, we’re in the calm before the storm (or … the Thunder Bowl?). Next week, VirZOOM heads to E3, the premier event for interactive entertainment and games. We’re excited to show off some new projects we’ve been hard at work on for a while. What projects, you ask? Well, we can’t say much just yet, but we can say that we had a great time offering a peek at…

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