Announcing The VR Funhouse Mod Contest

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR

David Coombes, posted Nov 18 2016

Are you a developer, modder, student, or hobbyist interested in creating amazing experiences in VR? Download the VR Funhouse Mod Kit and show us your incredible creations for a chance to win cash and GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics cards! VR Funhouse features the hottest simulation and rendering technologies, wrapped up in an incredibly fun virtual reality experience. It’s built using the Unreal Engine and features the following technologies used in AAA game development:

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VRWorks SDK Release v2.2 Highlights

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Anthony Cascio, posted Nov 15 2016

NVIDIA has released the new VRWorks SDK for game and application developers along with the GeForce driver version 375.86.

The VRWorks SDK contains NVIDIA's APIs, samples and documentation for Virtual Reality application and headset developers.

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NVIDIA VRWorks support for Unity

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David Coombes, posted Nov 02 2016

Today NVIDIA and Unity Technologies announced a pathway for developers who want to use VRWorks to accellerate rendering for VR applications developed using the Unity Game Engine. VR applications require stereo rendering at 90 fps to give users a smooth experience and this requires a lot of performance. VRWorks unlocks GPU performance so developers can concentrate on making great content.

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Shadow Warrior 2 adds Multi-Res Shading to boost frame rate

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David Coombes, posted Oct 13 2016

Shadow Warrior 2 from Flying Wild Hog is an over the top first person shooter. It is also the first non VR game to use NVIDIA Multi-Res Shading (MRS) technology to increase performance. MRS was initially conceived to accelerate VR applications by rendering the perimeter of the frame at a lower resolution when compared to the center. As it turns out, this technology also works great in regular games especially at high resolutions where pixel shading can become a bottleneck.

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