Entries in 'VR' (271)

11% of consumers are thinking of buying a VR headset

11% of consumers are thinking of buying a VR headset

Research firm Newzoo has said that plenty of consumers are considering forking out for a VR headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 1:26PM in News
"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

We may have seen some big titles this year already, including The Division and Dark Souls III.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:53PM in News
Minecraft now available on Gear VR

Minecraft now available on Gear VR

While still in development for Oculus Rift, Mojang has released a surprise virtual reality version of Minecraft for Samsung Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
DriveClub VR appears to still be on track

DriveClub VR appears to still be on track

A ratings listing for DriveClub VR suggests that the game remains in the works despite the closure of its developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:00PM in News

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VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

The need for virtual reality devs to get as much bang for your buck out of the limited processing capacity available harks back to the early days of coding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 11:47AM in News
Dev cuts 25% off Job Simulator price

Dev cuts 25% off Job Simulator price

One of the first big virtual reality titles has been reduced in price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 12:21PM in News
SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

One analyst has now significantly reduced its expectations for the financial impact virtual reality will have on the market in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

It will be augmented reality, and not virtual reality, that will prove to be the next big technological leap, the director of The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:44PM in News

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Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

You’ve got to feel a bit sorry for bug testing and localisation companies. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 12:43PM in News
Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

The workaround that lets Oculus Rift games run on HTC Vive may be in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

It seems as if Oculus Rift exclusives are exclusive only in name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:39PM in News
Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

VR hopeful Oculus Rift says it is addressing the component shortage problems that have delayed orders of the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:07AM in News

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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
Dota 2 VR

Valve shows off Dota 2's VR spectator mode

To coincide with the launch of the HTC Vive, the first Steam VR device, Valve created multiple videos to show what the hardware can do, one of which gave a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:01AM 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
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
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
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