Entries in 'virtual reality' (370)

HTC says it has no plans to cut Vive price

HTC says it has no plans to cut Vive price

The HTC Vive will not be cutting its price to mirror the recent discount to Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2017 at 9:51AM in News
Epic launches free Rift shooter Robo Recall

Epic launches free Rift shooter Robo Recall

Developer Epic Games has finally released its free FPS action title Robo Recall on the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus has announced the first major price cut for its Rift VR technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 9:34AM in News
CCP's Gunjack has sold over half a million copies

CCP's Gunjack has sold over half a million copies

It looks like CCP’s Gunjack might be the best-selling VR title to date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2017 at 10:47AM in News

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LG is making a Steam VR headset too

LG is making a Steam VR headset too

The HTC Vive is no longer the only VR headset designed to support Valve’s OpenVR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Samsung reveals second generation Gear VR headset

Samsung reveals second generation Gear VR headset

Smartphone virtual reality system Gear VR has undergone a redesign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 10:02AM in News
PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

Sony has at last revealed how many of its virtual reality systems have been sold since October’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 9:27AM in News
MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

Communicating the magic of VR to someone without physically strapping a headset to them remains a challenge – but a new software tool could prove to be a big help.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:32AM in News

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Fallout 4 VR is already playable from start to finish

Fallout 4 VR is already playable from start to finish

The VR version of Fallout 4 will very much include the full game, and is already at the point where it can be played in its entirety.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 9:52AM in News
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Kuju enters VR and AR market with new services

Kuju has announced it will be adding new virtual and augmented reality services to the company, as well as ramping up its work-for-hire division.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 13th 2017 at 12:10PM in News
Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US

Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US

200 Oculus Rift demo stations are to be closed at Best Buy stores in the US, according to the Business Insider. The website reports that Facebook ordered the closure of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 9th 2017 at 11:45AM in News
Dave Ranyard

Former Sony London Studio head David Ranyard forms new VR studio

Former Sony London Studio head David Ranyard has formed a new, independent VR studio, Dream Reality Interactive. Based in Farringdon, London, the studio will focus on the development of virtual reality ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 8th 2017 at 5:21PM in News

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (£1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Daydream View

Google's Daydream VR platform now open to all developers

After months of only working with a select group of developers on Daydream-compatible apps, Google has now opened up its nascent VR platform to all developers provided they follow the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 30th 2017 at 11:56AM in News
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Nearly 10% of Resident Evil 7 players are PSVR users

Over 87,000 players around the world have played Resident Evil 7 in VR, Capcom has revealed. That's according to new figures released on ResidentEvil.Net, detailing the game's global statistics.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 30th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Dutch studio Vertigo Games claims that its virtual reality title Arizona Sunshine is the “fastest selling non-bundled PC VR title to date.” 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 26th 2017 at 11:50AM in News

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More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

Following the release of Valve’s first VR headset in 2016, the company has said that more virtual reality headsets using its Lighthouse tracking tech are in the works. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 11:23AM in News
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Fox creates new FoxNext games division

Fox Broadcasting Company has announced it's creating a new gaming division that will oversee VR, AR and video game productions across the studio's TV and film output.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 19th 2017 at 12:17PM in News
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Mark Zuckerberg denies accusations in Oculus vs ZeniMax trial

Mark Zuckerberg has provided new information in the $2bn lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus, denying accusations that Oculus stole VR technology from ZeniMax.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 18th 2017 at 11:45AM in News
Job Simulator

Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:05AM in News
Vive Arcade

HTC Viveport unveiled as world's first VR app subscription service

HTC has announced the world’s first app subscription service for VR content. Dubbed Viveport, it will launch as a monthly subscription service in early 2017, giving customers a one-stop shop ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 11:27AM in News
Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR has sold 5m units

Samsung revealed yesterday it has shipped five million units of its Gear VR headset since launch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Alien Covenant

Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant will launch alongside a VR game

Ridley Scott’s upcoming movie Alien: Covenant will have its own game, ‘available as a paid title on major VR platforms’, Variety revealed. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
Crytek's Robinson: The Journey hits Oculus Rift next month

Crytek's Robinson: The Journey hits Oculus Rift next month

One of VR’s poster boys will final be released in the next few weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 11:26AM in News
The Dragon, Cancer dev releases new title for Google Daydream

The Dragon, Cancer dev releases new title for Google Daydream

Numinous Studios has surprised by the industry by releasing its second game out of the blue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News