With the growing influence of the Metaverse, the space for virtual influencers is expanding. VICE World News takes a look inside the world of virtual influencers in China.
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Therapists are using VR headsets to cure phobias
They aim to cure phobias and addictions by creating immersive experiences designed to expose a patient to "safe space" situations that normally cause anxiety in the real world.
#waypoint72 Game 60 - Rez Infinite
To celebrate the launch of Waypoint, VICE's new gaming website, we decided to do a massive, 72 hour long livestream over Halloween weekend.
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SuperHyperCube: The Retro-Futurist VR Game 7 Years in the Making
Waypoint meets with experimental gaming collective Kokoromi to discuss the 7-year making of their retro-futurist puzzle game for Playstation's VR platform.
Thea Baumann on Augmented Reality Nail Art and Game Hacking | Visionaries, Episode 3
In this episode of Visionaries, we meet the creator of glam-tech company Metaverse Makeovers, whose products include augmented reality nail art.
Using Virtual Reality to Buy Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate
For Motherboard's Luxury Week, we went to Manhattan to see how VR companies are attempting to change the way wealthy home-buyers purchase multi-million-dollar properties.
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Stepping into the Screen: The Boundaries of the VR Frontier
Now that the dream of consumer-grade VR is here, game makers are finding that reality is complicated.
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Werner Herzog Explains the Internet to Us
VICE's Ben Makuch sits down with the legendary German filmmaker to discuss his new documentary, 'Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World.'
Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly travels to Haiti in search of healing with Manbo Katy, a Vodou priestess who summons the spirits to help heal her community after the 2010 earthquake.
Meet the Real People Behind Your Virtual Boyfriend
We talk to the founders of the company, a woman who works as an Invisible Girlfriend, and a sex therapist about the pros and cons of faking a relationship.
Avatar Sex: Scanning Pornstars Into Virtual Reality
Toronto based Virtual Reality company Holodexxx is creating a new interactive style of pornography by creating realistic avatars based on VR scans of real actors.
How to Eat a Virtual Cookie
Simon Klose meets up with a Japanese researcher who shows us how to use virtual reality to make a cookie taste like five different things.