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Rez Infinite launches on Steam and Oculus store in surprise release

Enhance Games has announced that its award-winning game Rez Infinite is now available to buy on PC for the very first time. Originally developed for the PS4 and PS VR, players can now buy the game on Steam and Oculus Home. It’s also compatible with the HTC Vive and will …

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Multiplay revealed as host for Ready At Dawn’s Oculus exclusive Echo Arena

UK events and games service provider Multiplay has been unveiled as the host for Ready At Dawn’s new VR multiplayer title, Echo Arena. Multiplay previously hosted the servers for Ready At Dawn’s Deformers, as well as Tripwire Interactive’s Killing Floor 2 (which is now coming to Xbox One this August), …

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Analysts on Oculus’ rumoured $200 VR headset: ‘smart’ or a ‘loss leader’?

Hot off the heels of Oculus’ temporary price cut to its Rift headset last week, a report surfaced on Friday that the company might also be preparing an even cheaper model of the Riftas a kind of budget successor. Currently code-named ‘Pacific’, the headset will allegedly bridge the gap between …

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Oculus preparing cheaper $200 Rift successor

VR will make a big stride towards the mainstream in 2018 when Oculus releases a $200 standalone VR headset. That’s according to Bloomberg, which says that the new headset is designed to bridge the gap between cheaper entry-level smartphone based VR and high-end headsets that plug into PCs. Not only …

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Oculus Rift price cut ‘shows a lack of confidence’ – SuperData

Oculus’ recent price cut to its Rift virtual reality headset as part of its Summer of Rift sale may be actually doing more harm than good, says research firm SuperData. Oculus dropped the price of its Rift + Touch bundle by another 200 in the UK on Monday,taking the price …

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Callum Underwood leaves Oculus, joins Raw Fury

Oculus’ senior developer of strategy has left the company after over three years. Callum Underwood confirmed via a blog post that he is joining indie publisher Raw Fury, where he will join former DICE CEO Karl Magnus Troedsson and former Destructoid head Hamza Aziz. At Oculus he was a key …

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Oculus Rift price drops to £399 with Touch for six weeks

Oculus has announced another price drop for its virtual reality headset as part of its Summer of Rift sale, taking the cost of a headset and Touch controller bundle to just 399. That’s another 200 off its initial price cut, and puts it within just 50 of Sony’s PlayStation VR …

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Gear VR still most popular headset, ships 782k in Q1 – SuperData

SuperData has updated its VR headset shipment figures and Samsung’s Gear VR headset is once again the most shipped headset in Q1, according to the research firm’s estimates. In Q1, the Gear VR shipped 782,000 units through to consumers and businesses, says SuperData, making it by far and away the …

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Virtual reality check: Oculus, HTC and Sony’s verdict on the future and first year of VR

To say VR had an eventful first year would be an understatement. Not only do we have three major headsets on shelves, contributing to almost $1bn (£774m) worth of sales around the world, but we also have virtual reality films appearing at Sundance, VR surgical procedures, and HTC has even …

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