Entries in 'VR' (269)

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

Bethesda owner ZeniMax has amended its lawsuit with Oculus to include accusations of theft and deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Ubisoft dates three VR titles

Ubisoft dates three VR titles

October will kick off Ubisoft’s commercial entry into the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Xbox VR games likely to be Scorpio exclusive

Xbox VR games likely to be Scorpio exclusive

Next year’s arrival of Xbox Scorpio won’t quite be the level playing field some had hoped for, at least when it comes to VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Intel announces wireless VR headset Project Alloy

Intel announces wireless VR headset Project Alloy

Leading chip manufacturer Intel has revealed its own entry in the VR space, an all-in-one device currently titled Project Alloy.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 17th 2016 at 11:31AM in News

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Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

The Windows 10 version of Minecraft is now fully compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, Microsoft has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 2:48PM in News
Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

VR pioneer Oculus Rift will become available from a range of UK retailers from September 20th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 9:03AM in News
Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Third-party developers will soon be able to make use of SteamVR’s tracking abilities in their own virtual reality hardware, opening the doors for custom controllers for VR titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:02AM in News
HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

The content boss for the Vive VR headset has delivered a warning to major games publishers that are reluctant to invest in virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Job Simulator dev secures $5 million investment

Job Simulator dev secures $5 million investment

Owlchemy Labs, the developer behind early VR hit Job Simulator, has raised $5 in Series A investment funding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2016 at 3:14PM in News
HTC Vive's UK price increased to £816 including P&P

HTC Vive's UK price increased to £816 including P&P

Good news if you’re of the mind set that HTC Vive isn’t currently expensive enough.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2016 at 12:34PM in News
3x2 metre play space needed for PlayStation VR

3x2 metre play space needed for PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR will need a fairly large clear space, according to documents that have cropped up online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 2:24PM in News
Yoshida asserts that all PS VR games will work on standard PS4s

Yoshida asserts that all PS VR games will work on standard PS4s

Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has again dismissed the idea that PS4 Neo will be needed to get the best out of PlayStation VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:46AM in News

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Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

eSports fans will be able to watch the upcoming DOTA 2 International in virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Expanded Oculus motion-tracking support paves way for room-scale VR

Expanded Oculus motion-tracking support paves way for room-scale VR

Oculus has updated the number of motion-tracking sensors supported by the Rift virtual reality headset, ahead of the launch of its Touch motion controllers later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 26th 2016 at 3:17PM in News
OPINION: Five things we learnt about VR from E3 2016

OPINION: Five things we learnt about VR from E3 2016

VR expert David Ranyard continues his regular columns looking at the future of virtual reality, and analyses the reaction to the hardware from this year’s E3.

on Jul 21st 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

PS4 owners’ wait for Rise of the Tomb Raider will soon be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 2:31PM in News

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Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Raw Data has become the first virtual reality title to claim the top spot in the Steam charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

Its Rift headset was released in March of this year, and Oculus has revealed that all pre-orders have finally been sent out to customers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

High street retailer GAME added an area dedicated to competitive gaming to its Manchester Trafford Centre store.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

VR appears to very much be an area of interest at Nintendo, but the company is some way off taking the plunge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

The latest purchase of Swedish games firm Starbreeze is France’s ePawn, a company focused on virtual reality, augmented reality and toys-to-life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:18AM in News
Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News