Tag Archives: HTC Vive

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 software piracy. In April a workaround called Revive was released that allowed HTC Vive owners to play Oculus exclusive titles …

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Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

The workaround that lets Oculus Rift games run on HTC Vive may be in danger. Yesterday it emerged that a third party program released on Github allows any Oculus Rift title to be played on the HTC Vive headset. The first release allows titles such as Lucky’s Tale and Dreamdeck …

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Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

It seems as if Oculus Rift exclusives are exclusive only in name. Polygon reports that a third party program released on Github allows any Oculus Rift title to be played on the HTC Vive headset. The first release allows titles such as Lucky’s Tale and Dreamdeck to happily run on …

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Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

The troubled launch of the Oculus Rift VR headset shows no sign of improving. Polygon reports that a number of customers have now been informed that their pre-orders have been pushed back significantly, in some cases to as far away as June – that’s three months after the headset’s official …

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How Portal and Unreal Tournament solved VR’s movement problem

HTC Vive launch title Budget Cuts is one of virtual reality’s most versatile experiences yet, requiring players to shoot, throw, duck and crawl in order to sneak past an army of murderous robots. Develop caught up with Neat Corp’s Joachim Holmér to ask why he threw virtual knives at a wall for a day and find out why stealth is the perfect fit for VR

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HTC acknowledges ‘multiple issues’ with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers. Complaints about the ordering process and delayed deliveries have been doing the rounds for days, with reports that all non-Paypal orders were facing problems. HTC has denied credit card issues, however, and insisted …

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UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK. The headset officially launched on March 28th, but Kotaku reports that as far as it can gather, the only people in the UK to have actually received their devices are original Kickstarter backers. Oculus said earlier …

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