Entries in 'virtual reality' (311)

53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

Oculus has said that its Touch controller will launch to a line-up of 53 compatible games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

The chances of finding a healthy player base for Ubisoft’s multiplayer VR games have been given a welcome boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 8:40AM in News
Google dreams big on VR

Google dreams big on VR

After toying with virtual reality with its Cardboard project, tech giant Google has finally launched a ‘proper’ virtual reality platform: Daydream.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News

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Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:33AM in News
Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Developers working on Google Daydream VR titles have said that the tech giant has put a huge focus on quality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PSVR game in October

Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PSVR game in October

The Caped Crusader has emerged as the most popular of the PlayStation VR’s launch line-up on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 11:07AM in News

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New add-on allows HTC Vive to go wireless

New add-on allows HTC Vive to go wireless

Having said just moments ago that wireless ‘full VR’ was surely nearly here, it’s just been revealed that indeed it is!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
MSI's VR backpack now available to pre-order

MSI's VR backpack now available to pre-order

One solution to the problem of tethered VR headsets has taken a step closer to release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 11:35AM in News
What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what's in the box

What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what's in the box

Announced on-stage at an event in New York in September, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is the platform holder’s hardware for serious gamers. 

on Nov 10th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
Developer Drool on why Thumper is not a rhythm title

Developer Drool on why Thumper is not a rhythm title

One of the most interesting rhythm games to hit the market in the recent memory is Thumper from two-man studio Drool. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 8th 2016 at 11:01AM in News

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Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

The latest creation from Katamari Damacy mastermind Keita Takahashi is now available for a very specific group of owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Three Fields and Team17 on Lethal VR, their first foray into virtual reality

Three Fields and Team17 on Lethal VR, their first foray into virtual reality

Three Fields Entertainment has not ben idle since its inception last March.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Yet another VR competitor will be arriving on the scene next week in the UK, US, Germany, Australia and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News
CCP discusses Eve Valkyrie and being a VR pioneer

CCP discusses Eve Valkyrie and being a VR pioneer

CCP’s VR dogfighting title Eve Valkyrie was one of the most visible virtual reality titles ahead its launch earlier this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:50AM in News

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VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

Virtual reality could yet prove to be a feature of Nintendo’s future, but don’t expect anything in the short term.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Could RIGS become the first true VR eSports experience?

Could RIGS become the first true VR eSports experience?

RIGS: Mechanized Combat League straddles two newly emerging games markets.

on Oct 27th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Read about the Past, Present and Future of VR in this week's MCV

Read about the Past, Present and Future of VR in this week's MCV

This week, we speak to three VR developers about working on the fledgling format.

on Oct 27th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Team17 signs new VR game by former Burnout makers

Team17 signs new VR game by former Burnout makers

Games label Team17 is making its first foray into virtual reality with a new title from Three Fields Entertainment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 20th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

Supplies of the PlayStation VR are running incredibly short after what Sony has described as sales totalling the “hundreds of thousands”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2016 at 1:35PM in News
Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Tiny sales forecast for Vive and Oculus in the US this year

Virtual reality may have to wait a while longer before it makes any meaningful impact on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
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
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
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