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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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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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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More Ways to Watch Your Workout

You asked, and we heard you: This week’s update brings some features we think a lot of you will be happy to see, plus some general housekeeping and bug fixes. Here’s the run down. One-button workout info: A lot of folks remarked how much they liked being able to see heart rate and other stats anytime they wanted in Cycle, so we went ahead and added that to every game.…

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360 Video on VirZOOM

Ever wanted to capture the view from a Pegasus? Record for posterity the moment you cross the finish line? Replay a spree of mech-versus-tank mayhem that made you cackle with glee? Thanks to our latest update, you can now record 360° video from VirZOOM Arcade and share your experience with the world. What is a 360° video? In case you haven’t seen any yet, a 360° video is one that’s…

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New Ways to Get In and Play

The next time you log into VirZOOM Arcade, you’ll probably notice some changes in how you get around in the menus. Looking at survey data and usage telemetry, we now have a better understanding of how players want to use VirZOOM, and made it easier to quickly get signed up, logged in, and working out. Some highlights include… Get in fast: You can still do everything you’ve always done before…

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