Entries in 'virtual reality' (138)

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

For 18 months, there have been a lot of exciting developments for VR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Lionsgate has announced a partnership with developer Starbreeze for a virtual reality first person shooter based on 2014 action movie John Wick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:44PM in News
Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

If you haven’t seen it already, look below to see how Time chose to depict its cover feature on virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Nintendo has not been shy in downplaying virtual reality’s social credentials – but perhaps this is exactly the reason why its new NX console WILL be a VR machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:40AM in News

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Someone has made a Star Wars VR demo

Someone has made a Star Wars VR demo

Film director Rob McLellan has uploaded a short fan demo for a Star Wars virtual reality game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 12:49PM in News
Sony: VR devs are not trying to change the world overnight

Sony: VR devs are not trying to change the world overnight

VR creators don’t expect to change the world overnight, says the head of Sony’s London studio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Next week could see another big player join the ever-intensifying virtual reality fray.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:46AM in News
VR collapse is a 'very real threat'

VR collapse is a 'very real threat'

VR headsets could go the way of defunct game streaming services like OnLive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:35AM in News

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Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September's GameStop Expo

PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September's GameStop Expo

Sony’s virtual reality tech is going to be at this year’s GameStop Expo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Hololens will not be games-centric at launch

Hololens will not be games-centric at launch

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said that the early days of Hololens will not be focused on the handset’s gaming credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Oculus Rift 'will be an open platform', avoid 'console tactics', insists founder

Oculus Rift 'will be an open platform', avoid 'console tactics', insists founder

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has dismissed concerns that the Rift virtual reality headset will be designed as a closed ecosystem.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 14th 2015 at 9:57AM in News

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Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Virtual reality company Oculus is funding development of “about two dozen” virtual reality games via its Oculus Studios program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
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

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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
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
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