Entries in 'VR' (321)

Carmack says VR can't rely on novelty for long

Carmack says VR can't rely on novelty for long

Virtual reality developers will need to step up and start offering titles that offer more than just a novelty appeal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
Steam

There are now over 10,000 games on Steam

Valve has announced that there is now over 10,000 games on its Steam distribution platform.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 12th 2016 at 1:01PM in News
OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

In his latest regular column, former Sony Studio London and indie virtual reality developer Dave Ranyard talks about the imminent launch of PlayStation VR.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
EarthShape

Mike Bithell unveils Daydream VR game EarthShape

Mike Bithell has revealed his next project, EarthShape, which is a Daydream View VR game featuring Sue Perkins from The Great British Bake Off.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:55AM in News

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Daydream View

Daydream View is Google's new VR headset

Not one to be left behind Google has finally entered the world of VR, we’ll just ignore Google cardboard, with Daydream View.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Is PlayStation going to dominate VR?

Is PlayStation going to dominate VR?

After years of hype and promise, VR finally became a reality for consumers in 2016. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Taking VR to the masses - The launch of PSVR

Taking VR to the masses - The launch of PSVR

PlayStation’s UK group marketing manager Tom Whitaker discusses the company’s plans for the launch of the VR headset, and its potential once it is in consumers’ hands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:08PM in News
HTC's Vive software portal goes live

HTC's Vive software portal goes live

While Steam is the natural home for HTC Vive, owners of the VR headset are now also able to buy their games from the manufacturer’s own portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 3:54PM in News

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Driveclub VR discounted for Season Pass owners

Driveclub VR discounted for Season Pass owners

Sony has confirmed the pricing details for PlayStation VR title Driveclub VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Buyers who place an order for PlayStation VR on Amazon today may not get their hands on the headset until the middle of December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 3:20PM in News
Rez Infinite will boast 4K visuals on PS4 Pro

Rez Infinite will boast 4K visuals on PS4 Pro

The developer of the PS4-bound Rez remake has said the game will get a big VR performance boost when hooked up to a PS4 Pro.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 3:05PM in News
Adrift dev urges fans to 'demand' PSVR port

Adrift dev urges fans to 'demand' PSVR port

The studio behind virtual reality space adventure Adrift – sorry, Adr1ft – has called on fans to put pressure on the powers that be to have the game greenlit for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 1:43PM in News

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Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

The Oculus Rift’s price advantage over rival HTC Vive has just taken a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 12:03PM in News
Bethesda's Hines on Dishonored 2, Prey and the publisher's massive growth

Bethesda's Hines on Dishonored 2, Prey and the publisher's massive growth

We thought the games industry had moved past the sort of opulent, decadent E3 events like the one Bethesda put on this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Raw Data makes $1m in month one, breaks VR records

Raw Data makes $1m in month one, breaks VR records

Survios is the first developer to have a virtual reality title that generates $1m within one month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 19th 2016 at 2:17PM in News
Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus has plans to introduce its own take on the SteamVR Chaperone system with the next update to its pioneering Rift virtual reality holiday.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 16th 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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Sony London Studio suffers layoffs

Sony London Studio suffers layoffs

An unknown number of jobs have been cut from Sony’s London Studio as work begins to wrap up on the team’s first virtual reality project.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 14th 2016 at 3:14PM in News
Miyamoto talks down Mario on VR

Miyamoto talks down Mario on VR

Shigeru Miyamoto has said we shouldn’t expect to see a VR Mario title any time soon.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2016 at 2:21PM in News
PlayStation VR will come with eight game demos

PlayStation VR will come with eight game demos

Remember in the olden days when consoles would arrive with a demo disc? Well, they’re back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 11:16AM in News
Space Channel 5 is coming to VR

Space Channel 5 is coming to VR

Rez isn’t the only Sega classic in line for the virtual reality treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
VR headset sales have stalled

VR headset sales have stalled

Sales of virtual reality hardware has almost ground to a halt, according to a new survey.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Wireless HTC Vive prototype could be nearly here

Wireless HTC Vive prototype could be nearly here

The first generation of VR hardware still isn’t available on the UK High Street, and already a second generation is being touted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2016 at 3:34PM in News
PlayStation Move gets a double pack re-release for VR

PlayStation Move gets a double pack re-release for VR

Six years on from its debut, PlayStation Move’s rejuvenation is now a reality with an incoming new retail rollout alongside the PlayStation VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2016 at 2:28PM in News
'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

Oculus has vowed to support indie retailers with the upcoming launch of its VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 1st 2016 at 11:58AM in News