Entries in 'VR' (322)

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
CASE STUDY: Can VR help my wife recover from a life changing accident?

CASE STUDY: Can VR help my wife recover from a life changing accident?

In August 2011, over two years before we met, my wife had an accident on the way to work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a co-op VR game designed to put you in an episode of the show

Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a co-op VR game designed to put you in an episode of the show

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is a social VR game from Ubisoft that wants to give players the chance to star in an episode of their own.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 7:02AM in News
Doctor Who, Until Dawn, virtual reality: the transformation of Supermassive Games

Doctor Who, Until Dawn, virtual reality: the transformation of Supermassive Games

Back in 2012, Supermassive Games released its ambitious Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2016 at 12:40PM in News

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Opinion: When video games date the movies

Opinion: When video games date the movies

Former Sony London Studios VR developer Dave Ranyard discusses how virtual reality could see the worlds of film and video games unite.

on Jun 10th 2016 at 12:08PM in News
Three new PlayStation VR games unveiled

Three new PlayStation VR games unveiled

Sony has revealed three new titles for its upcoming PlayStation VR hardware.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
HTC says Vive shipment problems are over

HTC says Vive shipment problems are over

The delays faced by those paying out for an HTC Vive headset are over, the hardware manufacturer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will be an Oculus Rift exclusive, at least for the time being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:26PM in News
AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

VR-friendly specs for just $199 – that’s the selling point of AMD’s latest GPU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Xbox One VR announcement tipped for E3

Xbox One VR announcement tipped for E3

Microsoft may have yet another surprise announcement up its sleeve for E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2016 at 12:01PM in News
MSI announces a PC, in a backpack, for VR on the move

MSI announces a PC, in a backpack, for VR on the move

The idea of a PC specifically designed to be lugged about on your back may seem a bit daft, but when paired with VR the notion suddenly starts to make ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 1:26PM in News

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Front Defense is HTC's first internally developed game

Front Defense is HTC's first internally developed game

VR platform holder HTC is making its debut as a games developer with new VR title Front Defence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
WorldViz developing 'warehouse-scale' VR

WorldViz developing 'warehouse-scale' VR

Oculus can currently offer VR in your seat. HTC Vive allows owners to wander about their room. Now another company is developing free-roaming VR on a far bigger scale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
PS4 Neo exists because 'PlayStation VR was going to be terrible on a launch PS4'

PS4 Neo exists because 'PlayStation VR was going to be terrible on a launch PS4'

Comments from a source described as “a chief technical officer (CTO) working in the industry” have suggested that current PS4s may not offer the best experience for those looking to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

An update that at first prevented users from playing Oculus Rift games on the HTC Vive has instead made the process easier, and even led to the possibility of Oculus ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:29AM in News

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VR devs have to be prepared to play the long game

VR devs have to be prepared to play the long game

Like any new sector, virtual reality faces a number of challenges as it fights for its place in the market – and short-term profit is certainly one of them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2016 at 12:20PM in News
Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

There’s a new major player in the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Keita Takahashi, the developer behind cult PlayStation title Katamari Damacy, is working on an augmented reality title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus is hoping to change with world with the power of VR, having launched a new initiative designed to encourage social change through virtual reality experiences.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 17th 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Starbreeze partners with Acer for StarVR headset

Starbreeze partners with Acer for StarVR headset

It’s sometimes easy to forget that Oculus, Gear VR, Vive and PlayStation VR are far from the only players in the virtual reality headset market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 12:21PM in News
Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Over one million people have used Samsung’s Gear VR headset in the last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
nDreams: We want to be the Ubisoft of VR publishing

nDreams: We want to be the Ubisoft of VR publishing

At the start of the year, nDreams announced that it was going to be publishing third-party virtual reality games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News
Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

It will take the best part of an entire console lifecycle before virtual reality starts to VR starts to strut its stuff commercially.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 12:03PM in News