Entries in 'vr' (66)

VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

A new VR-powered title is making it way to Oculus Rift and PS4 via Project Morpheus.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:51AM in News
VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

If a headset and motion treadmill weren’t enough, now gamers can add gloves to their VR shopping list.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:05AM in News
Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Samsung and Oculus are working together on a new headset, rumours have claimed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Zelnick describes VR as 'anti-social technology'

Zelnick describes VR as 'anti-social technology'

Virtual reality will have good appeal to core gamers but may struggle to break the mass-market, according to Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:50AM in News

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Bad VR is VR's biggest threat, Oculus owner argues

Bad VR is VR's biggest threat, Oculus owner argues

"I think really bad VR is the only thing that can kill off VR."

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 21st 2014 at 1:25PM in News
PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

The often unpopular light bar on the DualShock 4 controller was included at the request of the team working on the VR Project Morpheus headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM in News
Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Phil Spencer has said that the virtual reality revolution may indeed finally be upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14AM in News

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UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

The UK High Street is optimistic about the success of virtual reality headsets.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Omni VR treadmill creators get $3m investment

Virtuix has announced it has completed a $3m round of seed invesement for its successful Kickstarter VR treadmill project, Omni.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
Is virtual a reality?

Is virtual a reality?

Over the history of games there have been technology advancements that happened before their time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:51PM in News
Develop's An Audience With to showcase Project Morpheus

Develop's An Audience With to showcase Project Morpheus

PlayStation will offer insight into Project Morpheus and making games for virtual reality at a special Develop event later this month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 12:14PM in News

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Sony: VR is not just for core gamers

Sony: VR is not just for core gamers

Sony wants to prove to the world that virtual reality is not just for hardcore gamers playing on their own.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Virtual reality may not just mean the end of TVs – it might actually mean the end of ever interacting with actual flesh and blood people altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 1:19PM in News
VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

Is VR the next 3D TV or the future of entertainment? Unsurprisingly the founder of Oculus falls into the latter camp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

Famed nature documentary maker David Attenborough’s next show will also be available for Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 4:13PM in News

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Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

New platforms such as Oculus Rift, Xbox One or PS4 will need to hit unit sales of between five and ten million units before Wargaming will target them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Virtuix Omni VR treadmill on track for September release

Virtuix Omni VR treadmill on track for September release

Omni-directional VR treadmill Virtuix Omni will begin shipping in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 3:06PM in News
Game studios backed by investment firm Mercia

Game studios backed by investment firm Mercia

VR developer nDreams and mobile app studio No Yetis Allowed secure funding from investment firm.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 7th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

A rare voice of dissent has risen from the crowds to question the notion that virtual reality is the future of computing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Oculus has picked up another Valve VR expert in the wake of Facebook's acquistion of the company, hiring Aaron Nicholls onto its research and development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Valve VR boss Abrash joins Oculus

Valve VR boss Abrash joins Oculus

Valve's Michael Abrash has joined Oculus after three and a half years with the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 31st 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

John Carmack has spoken positively of Facebook's acquisition of Oculus and believes the firm gets "the big picture" for virtual reality's potential.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Sony: Project Morpheus is an easier sell to indies than publishers

Despite Facebook’s entry into the virtual reality market doesn’t mean the sector won’t be led by indie developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:09AM in News