Entries in 'virtual reality' (294)

HTC expands Vive availability in the US

HTC expands Vive availability in the US

Consumers are now able to buy the HTV Vive at more US retailers than ever before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Spider-Man: Homecoming gets the 'VR experience' treatment

Spider-Man: Homecoming gets the 'VR experience' treatment

Sony's upcoming PS4 release is not the only Spider-Man game in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2017 at 11:11AM in News
Phil Spencer believes in VR, but says it's still not right for consoles

Phil Spencer believes in VR, but says it's still not right for consoles

The head of Xbox has again expressed his belief in the long-term prospects of VR, but also stressed that consoles aren't yet the ideal home for it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2017 at 9:38AM in News
Fallout 4 VR

Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still 'go-to VR publisher' - SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda's E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:36PM in News

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Bandai Namco VR centre

Mario Kart Arcade GP headlines Bandai Namco's new VR Zone Shinjuku centre

The newly announced Mario Kart Arcade GP will be leading the charge at Bandai Namco's latest VR entertainment centre, which is due to open next month, the publisher has announced.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 1:53PM in News
Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn't an announcement you were expecting this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Sony saved its biggest surprises for VR

Sony saved its biggest surprises for VR

PlayStation VR owners who had voiced doubt about Sony's level of commitment to the hardware fear not – there were plenty of VR surprises at the E3 showcase this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:06AM in News

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Apple finally goes big on VR

Apple finally goes big on VR

The Mac has become the latest big platform to support virtual reality, with Apple confirming a new partnership with HTC Vive and SteamVR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2017 at 9:53AM in News
PS VR

PS VR shipments reached 429k in Q1, taking 18.8% of total shipments - IRC

Total worldwide shipments of VR and augmented reality headsets reached 2.3m in Q1, according to the latest data from IDC (via SeekingAlpha), with VR headsets representing over 98 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 12:10PM in News
Star Trek Bridge Crew on Vive

HTC Vive now comes with a free copy of Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Ever since it launched in April last year, the HTC Vive has come with a couple of free games to get new users started with their new virtual reality headset. ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 31st 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Oculus Touch

Oculus Touch almost 1:1 attach rate for new customers

Nearly everyone who's buying a new Oculus Rift headset is also purchasing its Touch motion controllers, Oculus has revealed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 11:56AM in News

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Vive

HTC and Intel team up to bring WiGig wireless tech to Vive

HTC and Intel have teamed up to bring Intel's WiGig wireless VR tech to the Vive, the companies announced today at Computex. HTC will also be taking on manufacturing duties ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 11:36AM in News
HTC releases another VR headset

HTC releases another VR headset

HTC's plans to spread its wings beyond its high-end Vive headset have been bolstered with the surprise launch of a new device in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Superhot VR makes the jump to Vive this week

Superhot VR makes the jump to Vive this week

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will shed its Oculus Rift exclusivity this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
HTC is making a new standalone Vive VR headset for Google

HTC is making a new standalone Vive VR headset for Google

The next evolution of VR tech will look to free the headsets from separate hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 10:02AM in News

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VR Diversity Initiative wants to ensure VR is for everyone

VR Diversity Initiative wants to ensure VR is for everyone

A new UK event has been launched that aims to ensure that the growing virtual reality sector starts from a position of diversity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 10:49AM in News
Half-Life 2 VR has been Greenlit

Half-Life 2 VR has been Greenlit

Valve's immensely popular Half-Life 2 is heading to VR after a fan mod for the game was successfully Greenlit on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2017 at 11:16AM in News
Samsung Gear VR was secretly devised at id Software, ZeniMax claims

Samsung Gear VR was secretly devised at id Software, ZeniMax claims

The legal war between Bethesda owner ZeniMax and Oculus has stepped up yet another level.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2017 at 10:11AM in News
Opinion - In the zone: lessons from VR

Opinion - In the zone: lessons from VR

Rebellion’s CEO and co-founder Jason Kingsley details what we’re still learning about VR.

on May 12th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft's push into the worlds of VR and AR is really gathering pace with the announcement of a new dedicated controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Craft Keep VR retail release arrives this month

Craft Keep VR retail release arrives this month

Excalibur Games will this month release a physical version of VR PC title Craft Keep VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 9:51AM in News
Arizona Sunshine is coming to PlayStation VR

Arizona Sunshine is coming to PlayStation VR

One of the most highly regarded HTC Vive and Oculus Rift games is making the move to PS4's virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 7:43AM in News
Opinion: No escape from out-of-home VR

Opinion: No escape from out-of-home VR

Develop’s editor Jem Alexander discusses the out-of-home VR market and how escape rooms are delving into digital.

on May 11th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Google acquires VR developer Owlchemy Labs

Google acquires VR developer Owlchemy Labs

Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality developer Owlchemy Labs is now owned by Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 9:26AM in News