Entries in 'VR' (321)

OPINION: Five things we learnt about VR from E3 2016

OPINION: Five things we learnt about VR from E3 2016

VR expert David Ranyard continues his regular columns looking at the future of virtual reality, and analyses the reaction to the hardware from this year’s E3.

on Jul 21st 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

Rise of the Tomb Raider has a PS4 release date

PS4 owners’ wait for Rise of the Tomb Raider will soon be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 2:31PM in News
Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Raw Data has become the first virtual reality title to claim the top spot in the Steam charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 2:42PM in News

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All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

Its Rift headset was released in March of this year, and Oculus has revealed that all pre-orders have finally been sent out to customers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

High street retailer GAME added an area dedicated to competitive gaming to its Manchester Trafford Centre store.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

VR appears to very much be an area of interest at Nintendo, but the company is some way off taking the plunge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

The latest purchase of Swedish games firm Starbreeze is France’s ePawn, a company focused on virtual reality, augmented reality and toys-to-life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:18AM in News

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Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
VR needs a defining title, Warner Interactive president says

VR needs a defining title, Warner Interactive president says

The industry is still waiting for the game that will set the VR pulse racing with consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 2:51PM in News

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Rez Infinite will be a PlayStation VR launch title

Rez Infinite will be a PlayStation VR launch title

The launch of PlayStation VR will be bolstered by the day one presence of a fan favourite.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 12:32PM in News
One third of Valve is now developing VR and AR projects

One third of Valve is now developing VR and AR projects

More than 100 staff at PC giant Valve are working on augmented and virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Valve boss Gabe Newell has issued a rallying cry for those upset over Oculus’ perceived attempts to fence off its VR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:09PM in News

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PlayStation dismisses VR quality concerns and explains Neo absence

PlayStation dismisses VR quality concerns and explains Neo absence

Every demo of PlayStation VR has been conducted on an everyday PS4, Sony confirms.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 15th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
PlayStation VR UK release date announced, launch line-up detailed

PlayStation VR UK release date announced, launch line-up detailed

Sony’s PlayStation VR tech is being released in the UK and Europe on the same day as in America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 14th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Spencer: Xbox One and PS4 can't offer 'console-like' VR

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that current consoles simply don’t have the power to offer virtual reality gaming at a quality comparable to console standards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
UBISOFT E3 ROUNDUP: Publisher reveals massive line-up for its next financial year at E3

UBISOFT E3 ROUNDUP: Publisher reveals massive line-up for its next financial year at E3

Ubisoft’s press conference was a long one, but it was probably one of the strongest showing the publisher has been involved with.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 11:35PM in News
Ubisoft will have four VR games out for this Christmas

Ubisoft will have four VR games out for this Christmas

VR games Eagle Flight, Trackmania Turbo, Werewolves Within and Star Trek: Bridge Crew will be Ubisoft’s first VR titles, the publisher has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:30PM in News
Razer unveils $400 VR headset

Razer unveils $400 VR headset

Peripherals specialist Razer has revealed its second VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 5:10PM in News
Bethesda's Fallout 4 is coming to VR

Bethesda's Fallout 4 is coming to VR

Publisher Bethesda unveiled its VR plans during its E3 conference yesterday, including two projects for HTC Vive. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Virtual reality - a revolution in more than name

Virtual reality - a revolution in more than name

Have video games changed the world? Sure. Like any mass-market entertainment medium, games have had an impact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:02AM in News