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From the archive: PlayStation’s VR gamble

Christopher Dring asks PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan about the plans for PlayStation VR following the hardware’s brief appearance during Paris Games Week in October. IHS says you’ll sell 1.6m VR headsets and generate $500m by the end of 2016. Is that what you expect? No idea. Sorry, that’s not… …

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PlayStation VR to launch in October for £349

Sony has delayed its PlayStation VR headset until October, and it will go on sale for 349. That’s significantly below the cost of Oculus Rift (500+) and the HTC Vive (700+). However, it is the same price as the PS4 was when it arrived in 2013 (350). PlayStation CEO Andrew …

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Having a blast in VR

Cut the blue wire. No, wait – cut the red wire.” It’s a cinematic shortcut for tension, a clichd moment of indecision that inspires collective intake of breath no matter how many times you hear the words uttered. From James Bond halting the timer at 0:07 seconds in Goldfinger to …

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Sony: VR devs are not trying to change the world overnight

VR creators don’t expect to change the world overnight, says the head of Sony’s London studio. David Ranyard, who is currently building games for PlayStation’s Morpheus headset, likens the VR shift to when silent movies were replaced by ‘talkies’ – which took several years to take place. VR is such …

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PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September’s GameStop Expo

Sony’s virtual reality tech is going to be at this year’s GameStop Expo. On Wednesday September 2nd, fans will be able to get hands on with the PlayStation VR kit at the retail giant’s event. The GameStop Expo takes place at Sans Expo and Convention Centre in Las Vegas. Sony’s …

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VR was battling for acceptance at this year’s E3 – but was it victorious?

Last week marked the final E3 before virtual reality would be made available to consumers. Valve’s Vive VR headset arrives this year, while Oculus Rift and PlayStation’s Morpheus are set to launch in early 2016. The tech is in place, but there remains a question mark over the content. Sony …

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Paranormal Activity VR game coming to Valve Vive, Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus next year

One of the most popular horror movie franchises of all time is getting its own virtual reality spin-off video game. Paranormal Activity VR is currently in development by VRWerx, a division of Beast Media Group set up to focus solely on virtual reality experiences. Details on the game are currently …

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Was PlayStation’s E3 Press Conference a triumph or disaster? The industry responds

Vapourware became just… well… ware at Sony’s E3 press conference last night. The Last Guardian kicked off the event, while long rumoured (and even longer demanded) titles such as a Final Fantasy VII remake and Shenmue III sent fans into meltdown. There were some other promising titles shown, too. Including …

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SONY: Morpheus will be ‘the’ platform for multiplayer in virtual reality

Sony has backed its Morpheus headset as more than just a single-player experience. Speaking on-stage at the platform holder’s E3 conference, CEO Andrew House outlined the virtual reality headset as ‘the’ VR platform for playing together. While only one person can wear the Morpheus, House revealed that up to four …

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GAME: ‘VR is the games industry’s next big thing’

Virtual reality will have as big an impact on video games as motion controls, says GAME The statement follows last week’s GDC, which was filled with VR products including Sony’s Project Morpheus and Valve’s Vive headset. VR is the next big thing in the industry and as much of a …

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