Entries in 'vr' (129)

David Braben urges VR caution

David Braben urges VR caution

Another significant industry figure has warned that we cannot yet be certain what extent virtual reality will succeed in the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Despite previously dimissing the potential for virtual reality, Nintendo exec Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted that one of the firm's upcoming titles would work well with the technology.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Miyamoto: VR isn't a good fit for Nintendo's philosophy

Miyamoto: VR isn't a good fit for Nintendo's philosophy

A second of Nintendo’s highest profile executives has said that Nintendo is not convinced by the current virtual reality boom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:21PM in News
What we thought of Microsoft's HoloLens demo at E3

What we thought of Microsoft's HoloLens demo at E3

One of the most impressive demonstrations at E3 took place during Xbox’s press conference, and centred
on its HoloLens augmented reality tech.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2015 at 3:00PM in News

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VR was battling for acceptance at this year's E3 - but was it victorious?

VR was battling for acceptance at this year's E3 - but was it victorious?

Last week marked the final E3 before virtual reality would be made available to consumers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Sony: VR is not the next 3D TV; Spector: VR is a fad

Sony: VR is not the next 3D TV; Spector: VR is a fad

It seems that for every critic declaring virtual reality to be the next major entertainment development, there’s another dismissing it as a flash in the pan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Opinion: Ubisoft's gamble could be a game changer for VR

Opinion: Ubisoft's gamble could be a game changer for VR

VR has unquestionably been the most hotly debated topic in Los Angeles this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Virtual reality’s social credentials may remain a source of debate, but it sounds like the industry sprouting up around is quite the happy family.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:17PM in News

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Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Publisher Ubisoft is the first major third-party publisher to back virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

The creator of DayZ Dean Hall is developing a virtual reality title for Valve’s SteamVR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD is doubling-down in its efforts to attract prospective virtual reality users with a brand new flagship GPU.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News

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Paranormal Activity VR game coming to Valve Vive, Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus next year

Paranormal Activity VR game coming to Valve Vive, Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus next year

One of the most popular horror movie franchises of all time is getting its own virtual reality spin-off video game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 17th 2015 at 8:55AM in News
VIDEO: Rebellion is bringing back Atari tank title Battlezone as VR game

VIDEO: Rebellion is bringing back Atari tank title Battlezone as VR game

UK developer Rebellion is reviving Atari tank combat game Battlezone as a virtual reality title.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 1:13PM in News
MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

Microsoft is looking to dominate the VR space on console. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:48PM in News
Crytek announces VR title Robinson: The Journey

Crytek announces VR title Robinson: The Journey

A free-roaming virtual reality adventure title has been announced by Crytek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 4:25PM in News

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Starbreeze is making its own virtual reality headset

Starbreeze is making its own virtual reality headset

Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus, Steam Vive – VR is a crowded market, but yet another new headset contender was revealed last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere leads Oculus VR game charge

Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere leads Oculus VR game charge

Oculus last night named a number of titles that it hopes will win it its first generation of virtual reality gaming fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 12:02PM in News
OPINION: VR cannot steal the traditional market - it has to create a new one

OPINION: VR cannot steal the traditional market - it has to create a new one

Sitting in the cockpit of a spacecraft, trapped in an underwater cage surrounded by sharks or trapped in a dark house with a silent pursuer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:23AM in News
Oculus bolsters indie VR offering with $10 million investment

Oculus bolsters indie VR offering with $10 million investment

Virtual reality specialist Oculus is taking new steps to attract smaller developers to its Rift platform.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 12th 2015 at 8:49AM in News
Microsoft partners with Oculus to stream Xbox One games in VR

Microsoft partners with Oculus to stream Xbox One games in VR

Oculus and Microsoft have announced a partnership that will pair the consumer model of the Oculus Rift with an Xbox One controller and allow owners of the console to stream ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2015 at 6:14AM in News
Valve starts shipping Vive VR developer kits

Valve starts shipping Vive VR developer kits

Developers selected to receive a dev kit for the new Vive VR headset should be receiving them soon.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 8th 2015 at 3:26PM in News
New VR studio set up by former Evolution devs

New VR studio set up by former Evolution devs

Several members of Driveclub and Motorstorm developer Evolution Studios have departed in order to set up their own venture.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 8th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
The Assembly will be a launch game for Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and HTC Vive

The Assembly will be a launch game for Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and HTC Vive

VR developer and publisher nDreams has unveiled a game that it says it will be a launch title for the big three upcoming virtual reality headsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Oculus won't block porn on Rift headset

Oculus won't block porn on Rift headset

Virtual reality firm Oculus says it won’t be blocking porn on its Rift VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 12:24PM in News