Entries in 'virtual reality' (66)

French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has issued a worrying warning for parents concerning the use of 3D screens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Facebook's VP of content and media partnerships has offered a somewhat unsual assessment of what the future of technology has in store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

Publisher EA has said it will be right at the forefront of virtual reality if the technology takes off – but a big hurdle remains before that can happen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Brendan Iribe has welcomed Oculus Rift’s inevitable rivals in the virtual reality market, but also urged them to ensure their product is up to scratch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 3:17PM in News

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Consumer Oculus Rift is 'months, not years away'

Consumer Oculus Rift is 'months, not years away'

The consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is a matter of months away, says the firm’s CEO.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 4th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

A low-cost virtual reality headset that is compatible with a range of smartphones has been revealed by Archos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 5:15PM in News
VR is the next logical step for survival horror, Resident Evil producer says

VR is the next logical step for survival horror, Resident Evil producer says

A virtual reality version of Resident Evil has taken one step closer to reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Codemasters has added some experimental Oculus Rift features into its recent racer Grid Autosport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:46PM in News

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Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Dextra Robotics has unveiled a new peripheral of sorts for VR platofrms that would allow users to experience a sense of touch with virtual objects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Devs will be forced to give away their early Gear VR games for free, Oculus says

Devs will be forced to give away their early Gear VR games for free, Oculus says

Oculus is planning to launch its virtual reality games portal without the means to pay for software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 10:56AM in News
Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Virtual reality isn’t just for gaming, it’s for everyone – even if many people are yet to understand that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
Project Morpheus VR headset is '85% complete'

Project Morpheus VR headset is '85% complete'

Sony reckons that its own entry into the virtual reality market is nearing completion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:23PM in News

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Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus has announced a new version of the Oculus Rift made for developers looking to finish commercial versions of their titles on the virtual reality platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 7:21AM in News
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
Discover how Virtual Reality can transform retail at Games Retail 2020

Discover how Virtual Reality can transform retail at Games Retail 2020

Virtual reality is not just an exciting product to stock, but it could even transform how people shop.

on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:01AM 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

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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
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
Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Lunar Studios has ditched plans to bring its upcoming space adventure title Routine to Oculus Rift due to the “extreme” motion sickness caused by play testing the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Future of games retail under scrutiny at September conference

Future of games retail under scrutiny at September conference

Experts in PC games, virtual reality, market data and digital content round out the first wave of speakers for September’s new video games conference Games Retail 2020.

on Aug 8th 2014 at 3:31PM 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
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