Entries in 'virtual reality' (280)

Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

The troubled launch of the Oculus Rift VR headset shows no sign of improving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 2:56PM in News
Oculus Rift data sharing policies challenged by US senator

Oculus Rift data sharing policies challenged by US senator

A US senator has issued an open letter to Oculus over concerns over the information it is collecting about its users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Analyst pegs 2016 VR headset revenues at $895m

Analyst pegs 2016 VR headset revenues at $895m

Total sales of virtual reality headsets will reach $895m by the end of 2016, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 2:43PM in News
HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:18AM in News

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David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

A group of fans are working on a VR museum dedicated to Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid series, and even has the backing of Solid Snake himself.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 7th 2016 at 3:02PM in News
UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
EVE: Valkyrie confirmed for HTC Vive

EVE: Valkyrie confirmed for HTC Vive

CCP’s space dogfighter EVE: Valkyrie will be released on the HTC Vive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
You can try and pre-order HTC Vive in Harrods from today

You can try and pre-order HTC Vive in Harrods from today

HTC continues its push into the High Street with the announcement that its Vive VR headset will be sold in Harrods.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:58AM in News

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Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Both players in the upcoming clash of the VR titans have been plagued by pre-release supply problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

The arrival of Oculus Rift was akin to a video game test launch, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:54AM in News
PlayStation VR could support PC in the future

PlayStation VR could support PC in the future

Support for the PlayStation VR headset on PC may one day be a reality.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 29th 2016 at 2:10PM in News
Yet more rumours point to more powerful PS4

Yet more rumours point to more powerful PS4

Another report claiming that Sony has a new, more powerful version of the PS4 in the works has emerged online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 11:48AM in News

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Former PlayStation dev David Ranyard warns over VR 'anti-climax'

Former PlayStation dev David Ranyard warns over VR 'anti-climax'

Former PlayStation VR veteran Dr David Ranyard says that the excitement around VR is ‘slightly over-heated’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
What do the developers think of PlayStation VR?

What do the developers think of PlayStation VR?

There are some 230 companies working on PlayStation VR games, including the likes of From Software, 2K Games, Capcom and Konami.  

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
PlayStation rescues VR dream at GDC

PlayStation rescues VR dream at GDC

It’s become almost predictable. PlayStation turns up to major industry event, steals all the headlines, and leaves its rivals wondering what exactly they can do to stop them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

Virtual reality headsets won’t be available in console-like numbers at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:26PM in News

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Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Both of HTC Vive’s VR competitors have now said they will also offer room-scale virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

MCV and Develop have launched a brand new games industry podcast, and the first episode is now available (Update: and now on iTunes).

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

The virtual reality market might be opening up to a wider audience than first believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 2:25PM in News
'4D' VR headphones use electrical signals to mimic feeling of movement

'4D' VR headphones use electrical signals to mimic feeling of movement

Your VR demo can be a flash as you like, but when the user is sitting in a chair in their pants there’s only so much illusion your clever programming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
$500 PlayStation VR bundle confirmed for US

$500 PlayStation VR bundle confirmed for US

As previously suggested, Sony has officially detailed a PlayStation VR bundle that contains everything a PS4 owner needs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2016 at 2:11PM in News
Sony 'willing' to invest time and money to get VR into consumers' hands

Sony 'willing' to invest time and money to get VR into consumers' hands

You only get virtual reality when you try it. So allowing folk to try it looks like it will define the upcoming VR marketing push.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2016 at 1:19PM in News
PlayStation VR will support room-scale, opening door to Vive ports

PlayStation VR will support room-scale, opening door to Vive ports

Sony’s PlayStation VR will be able to offer Vive-like room-scale tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
Sony says it could cull PlayStation VR games that don't hit 60fps

Sony says it could cull PlayStation VR games that don't hit 60fps

Virtual reality makers know that fending off motion sickness is absolutely crucial if the sector hopes to have a successful future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
Oculus names and prices 30-strong launch line-up

Oculus names and prices 30-strong launch line-up

30 games will launch alongside the Oculus Rift later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2016 at 2:09PM in News