Entries in 'virtual reality' (44)

How Oculus Rift plans to change the world

How Oculus Rift plans to change the world

It may sound preposterous, but Oculus Rift has quite a bit in common with Nintendo’s Wii.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Aliens will abduct you in Oculus Rift horror title The Hum

Aliens will abduct you in Oculus Rift horror title The Hum

So survival horror is dead, is it? Upcoming indie Oculus Rift game The Hum disagrees.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Samsung VR headset pictured, called Gear VR

Samsung VR headset pictured, called Gear VR

The next competitor in the increasingly crowded virtual reality sector has been pictured for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
VR support coming to Google Chrome

VR support coming to Google Chrome

Google has confirmed plans to add native virtual reality support to its Chrome web browser.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:19PM in News

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Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Sony is making a 'significant investment' in VR

Virtual reality is a serious part of PlayStation’s future, according to Sony’s UK boss Andrew House.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 3:17PM in News
Google reveals VR headset made out of a smartphone and cardboard

Google reveals VR headset made out of a smartphone and cardboard

Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus have a new virtual reality playmate – Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
VR - is it for the payers?

VR - is it for the payers?

The owner of London’s video game café Loading Bar James Dance shares his thoughts on the new virtual reality headsets and whether they will have mainstream success...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:54AM in News
Miyamoto 'uneasy' with virtual reality

Miyamoto 'uneasy' with virtual reality

It’s looking unlikely that Nintendo will follow the likes of Sony, Valve and Oculus into the virtual reality sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:18AM in News

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Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Samsung and Oculus are working together on a new headset, rumours have claimed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Zelnick describes VR as 'anti-social technology'

Zelnick describes VR as 'anti-social technology'

Virtual reality will have good appeal to core gamers but may struggle to break the mass-market, according to Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:50AM in News
Samsung developing virtual reality headset - report

Samsung developing virtual reality headset - report

Galaxy mobile device maker Samsung is apparently working on its own VR headset, with the company reportedly aiming to beat both Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus to market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2014 at 8:06AM in News
Bad VR is VR's biggest threat, Oculus owner argues

Bad VR is VR's biggest threat, Oculus owner argues

"I think really bad VR is the only thing that can kill off VR."

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 21st 2014 at 1:25PM in News

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nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

UK studio nDreams will unveil a new virtual reality game at E3 2014, the developer has teased.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 20th 2014 at 5:17AM in News
PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

The often unpopular light bar on the DualShock 4 controller was included at the request of the team working on the VR Project Morpheus headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Phil Spencer has said that the virtual reality revolution may indeed finally be upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14AM in News
UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

The UK High Street is optimistic about the success of virtual reality headsets.

by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News

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Develop's An Audience With to showcase Project Morpheus

Develop's An Audience With to showcase Project Morpheus

PlayStation will offer insight into Project Morpheus and making games for virtual reality at a special Develop event later this month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Sony: VR is not just for core gamers

Sony: VR is not just for core gamers

Sony wants to prove to the world that virtual reality is not just for hardcore gamers playing on their own.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Virtual reality may not just mean the end of TVs – it might actually mean the end of ever interacting with actual flesh and blood people altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 1:19PM in News
VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

Is VR the next 3D TV or the future of entertainment? Unsurprisingly the founder of Oculus falls into the latter camp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

Famed nature documentary maker David Attenborough’s next show will also be available for Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

New platforms such as Oculus Rift, Xbox One or PS4 will need to hit unit sales of between five and ten million units before Wargaming will target them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Virtuix Omni VR treadmill on track for September release

Virtuix Omni VR treadmill on track for September release

Omni-directional VR treadmill Virtuix Omni will begin shipping in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 3:06PM in News
Mike Hayes joins virtual reality firm nDreams

Mike Hayes joins virtual reality firm nDreams

The former boss of Sega’s Western arm Mike Hayes has joined the board of virtual reality and virtual world firm nDreams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

A rare voice of dissent has risen from the crowds to question the notion that virtual reality is the future of computing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 3:03PM in News