Entries in 'vr' (56)

Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung's recently unveiled Gear VR headset offers an experience superior to the first generation Oculus Rift, according to Climax's technical director.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2014 at 12:18PM in News
Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

A dedicated controller designed to suit the needs of virtual reality titles could well be in development at Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

We can finally reveal our full schedule for the upcoming Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 5th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Developers have begun announcing titles for the newest entrant to the virtual reality market – Samsung’s Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 9:27AM in News

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Samsung confirms rumoured Gear VR headset

Samsung confirms rumoured Gear VR headset

There is now officially a new entrant in the virtual reality space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:57PM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News
Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

It doesn’t look like Sony intends to release any motion controlled games in the near future, but PlayStation Move may yet have its day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 2:28PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

A new VR-powered title is making it way to Oculus Rift and PS4 via Project Morpheus.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:51AM in News

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VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

If a headset and motion treadmill weren’t enough, now gamers can add gloves to their VR shopping list.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:05AM in News
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
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
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
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM 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.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Virtuix has announced it has completed a $3m round of seed invesement for its successful Kickstarter VR treadmill project, Omni.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:06AM in News