Entries in 'virtual reality' (72)

Valve to reveal Steam VR hardware and final Steam Controller design at GDC

Valve to reveal Steam VR hardware and final Steam Controller design at GDC

A big new player will enter the virtual reality arena next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2015 at 9:50AM in News
VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

Hololens represents Microsoft’s long-awaited foray into the world of virtual reality, although interestingly the company has chosen to focus instead on augmented reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM in News
VR firm nDreams secures £1.75m investment

VR firm nDreams secures £1.75m investment

nDreams has secured £1.75m in investment to continue expanding its plans for virtual reality game development.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Ana Ribeiro gave up everything to move to the UK and start a new life developing for the Oculus Rift.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

Despite the promise of photorealism in games, it could be a long wait before it is ever achieved in virtual reality hardware, says AMD's chief gaming scientist Richard Huddy.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jan 8th 2015 at 2:50PM in News
Razer wants in on the potential VR boom with new OSVR headset

Razer wants in on the potential VR boom with new OSVR headset

Yet another virtual reality headset has been announced – Razer’s OSVR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 3:47PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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