Entries in 'VR' (341)

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
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
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
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

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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
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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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

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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

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YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

Owners of PS4’s BR headset are now able to stream and enjoy the service’s 360 degree videos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Thumper adds Vive and Oculus VR support

Thumper adds Vive and Oculus VR support

One of the year’s most underrated titles has expanded its virtual reality support to two other systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
G2A is developing a VR game

G2A is developing a VR game

Online key reseller G2A has confirmed plans to branch out into games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Platform holder Nintendo has constantly dampened hopes of a move into VR, but a new patent could perhaps hint at a change of strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:44AM in News

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Iribe vacates role as Oculus CEO

Iribe vacates role as Oculus CEO

Oculus has divided itself into separate PC and mobile divisions, with CEO Brendan Iribe stepping down as part of the changes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2016 at 9:27AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Google reveals a few more Daydream VR titles

Google reveals a few more Daydream VR titles

New VR contender Google Daydream has revealed an additional seven apps heading the service’s way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Dean Hall sticks up for VR platform exclusivity

Dean Hall sticks up for VR platform exclusivity

Day Z creator Dean hall has spoken out in defence of studios who release platform exclusive virtual reality titles, arguing that the VR sector would be weaker without the practise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
VR treadmill Omni cancels non-US pre-orders

VR treadmill Omni cancels non-US pre-orders

Successfully Kickstarted virtual reality treadmill Omni has told backers outside of the US that they will not receive their device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

Oculus has said that its Touch controller will launch to a line-up of 53 compatible games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

The chances of finding a healthy player base for Ubisoft’s multiplayer VR games have been given a welcome boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 8:40AM in News
Google dreams big on VR

Google dreams big on VR

After toying with virtual reality with its Cardboard project, tech giant Google has finally launched a ‘proper’ virtual reality platform: Daydream.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News