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Now Microsoft is tipped for virtual reality push

It really does look as if VR is going to be the next interactive tech battleground. The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to people familiar with the project”, Microsoft has joined the list of companies actively developing virtual reality hardware. The tech has allegedly been in development in conjunction …

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Sony to reveal PlayStation VR headset at GDC – report

An Oculus Rift-rivalling virtual reality headset from Sony will be revealed next month. That’s according to TechRadar, which claims to have word from an inside source” that Sony will present the new hardware at GDC 2014 in San Francisco on March 17th. Said the source: "The quality and resolution are …

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Xbox One March update tweaks multiplayer social features; Official stereo headset and adapter revealed

This week sees the arrival of Xbox One’s first software update but Microsoft has already detailed what will be included in the March update. Here’s what it will include, as detailed by Microsoft chief product officer Marc Whitten: Get to your friends list faster. The friends list will be front …

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PS4 1.6 system update arrives tomorrow, brings new headset support

Sony will tomorrow (February 4th) release the 1.6 firmware update for PS4, bringing with it support for Sony’s 7.1 Pulse Wireless headset. The platform holder has also announced its 79.99 7.1 Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 for PS4, which will be released on February 10th. It’s compatible either with PS4 using …

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Turtle Beach to offer exclusive PS4 and Titanfall headsets

Licensed headsets due in 2014 as Turtle Beach pens deals with Sony, Microsoft, Respawn and EA. Expected to debut in Q3, the PS4 and Vita range will feature tournament grade” headsets, along with traditional gaming and entertainment orientated devices on the way, too. Turtle Beach is excited to work with …

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Elite Dangerous will support Oculus Rift

The maker of Elite, Frontier, will support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in its upcoming Elite: Dangerous game. Frontier has also revealed that the Oculus Rift version of Elite: Dangerous will be available to of the title’s crowdfunding backers at no extra cost. We’ve been playing with the Oculus …

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Sony planning virtual reality headset strategy for PS4

2014 will see home consoles venture into the virtual reality space for the first time, a new report claims. Eurogamer says that Sony has plans to expand the PS4 feature-set into the VR sector in 2014 with the launch of an Oculus-Rift type headset device. It adds that internal testing …

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VIDEO: Xbox One WILL include a headset; Major Nelson unboxes console

Microsoft has changed its mind again and confirmed that a headset will be included with the Xbox One. The news was revealed in an unboxing video with Microsoft’s Major Nelson, which can be seen below. Specifically, the Day One edition includes a liquid back version of the console (housing amongst …

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New Xbox Glasses patent discovered

Fresh evidence suggests that Microsoft is indeed planning to release some sort of head-mounted display for Xbox One. A patent called ‘Multiplayer gaming with head-mounted display’ has been spotted by Engadget. The tech combines facial recognition, eye-tracking and depth analysis along with voice recognition and activation. Much of the patent …

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Official Xbox One controller and headset prices revealed

The US Official Microsoft Store has revealed the pre-order prices for the first Xbox One accessories. The Xbox One controller is priced at $59.99. That’s around 40 in real money, although of course the price is unlikely to translate in this way – expect perhaps a 50 price tag in …

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