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HTC 'hopes' for VR Half-life title while chatter again turns to Half-life 3 reveal

HTC 'hopes' for VR Half-life title while chatter again turns to Half-life 3 reveal

The chairwomen of HTC, which is making Valve’s VR headset, has hinted at a possible virtual reality version of Half-life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 1:02PM in News
The first SteamVR Vive game is... Job Simulator

The first SteamVR Vive game is... Job Simulator

Some play games to escape from the daily grind, but this doesn’t appear to be the market being targeted by the first game confirmed for SteamVR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 11:18AM in News
Valve unveils VR headset made by HTC

Valve unveils VR headset made by HTC

Smartphone powerhouse HTC has been named as the manufacturer of Valve’s virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Valve to reveal Steam VR hardware and final Steam Controller design at GDC

Valve to reveal Steam VR hardware and final Steam Controller design at GDC

A big new player will enter the virtual reality arena next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2015 at 9:50AM in News

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VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

Hololens represents Microsoft’s long-awaited foray into the world of virtual reality, although interestingly the company has chosen to focus instead on augmented reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM in News
VR firm nDreams secures £1.75m investment

VR firm nDreams secures £1.75m investment

nDreams has secured £1.75m in investment to continue expanding its plans for virtual reality game development.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

Despite the promise of photorealism in games, it could be a long wait before it is ever achieved in virtual reality hardware, says AMD's chief gaming scientist Richard Huddy.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jan 8th 2015 at 2:50PM in News
Razer wants in on the potential VR boom with new OSVR headset

Razer wants in on the potential VR boom with new OSVR headset

Yet another virtual reality headset has been announced – Razer’s OSVR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 3:47PM in News

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French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has issued a worrying warning for parents concerning the use of 3D screens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Facebook's VP of content and media partnerships has offered a somewhat unsual assessment of what the future of technology has in store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

Publisher EA has said it will be right at the forefront of virtual reality if the technology takes off – but a big hurdle remains before that can happen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Brendan Iribe has welcomed Oculus Rift’s inevitable rivals in the virtual reality market, but also urged them to ensure their product is up to scratch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 3:17PM in News

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Consumer Oculus Rift is 'months, not years away'

Consumer Oculus Rift is 'months, not years away'

The consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is a matter of months away, says the firm’s CEO.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 4th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

A low-cost virtual reality headset that is compatible with a range of smartphones has been revealed by Archos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 5:15PM in News
VR is the next logical step for survival horror, Resident Evil producer says

VR is the next logical step for survival horror, Resident Evil producer says

A virtual reality version of Resident Evil has taken one step closer to reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Codemasters has added some experimental Oculus Rift features into its recent racer Grid Autosport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:46PM in News

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Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Virtual reality isn’t just for gaming, it’s for everyone – even if many people are yet to understand that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
Project Morpheus VR headset is '85% complete'

Project Morpheus VR headset is '85% complete'

Sony reckons that its own entry into the virtual reality market is nearing completion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:23PM in News
Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung's recently unveiled Gear VR headset offers an experience superior to the first generation Oculus Rift, according to Climax's technical director.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2014 at 12:18PM in News
Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

A dedicated controller designed to suit the needs of virtual reality titles could well be in development at Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

We can finally reveal our full schedule for the upcoming Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 5th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Harmonix and nDreams reveal Samsung Gear VR projects

Developers have begun announcing titles for the newest entrant to the virtual reality market – Samsung’s Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Samsung confirms rumoured Gear VR headset

Samsung confirms rumoured Gear VR headset

There is now officially a new entrant in the virtual reality space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:57PM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News
Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

Sony: Move was ahead of its time but will be revived by Project Morpheus

It doesn’t look like Sony intends to release any motion controlled games in the near future, but PlayStation Move may yet have its day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 2:28PM in News