Tag Archives: virtual reality

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. The research firm says thatthe hardware’s PlayStation branding led to high expectations for the tech and ‘eradicated many concerns’ about VR. …

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Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift. On December 12th a free Oculus app will be released that will allow owners to access their entire Xbox One library. Note that this does not make the games VR …

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Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Developers working on Google Daydream VR titles have said that the tech giant has put a huge focus on quality. Game makers for the VR platform say that the tech giant is working to ensure that VR experiences with Daydream are made to a high standard. In the past, Google’s …

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Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers? That’s the big question that still hangs over the sector, and one that SuperData has now tried to answer. As reported by Upload VR, the research specialist predicts the following install bases …

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Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PSVR game in October

The Caped Crusader has emerged as the most popular of the PlayStation VR’s launch line-up on PSN. Sony says that Batman: Arkham VR was the best-selling digital PlayStation VR title in October. It looks like the combination of a strong IP, a good heritage in the Arkham games and a …

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New add-on allows HTC Vive to go wireless

Having said just moments ago that wireless ‘full VR’ was surely nearly here, it’s just been revealed that indeed it is! UploadVR reports that HTC has just now announced an expansion for its Vive headset that allows the user to ditch the wired tether to the PC. Made by TPCAST, …

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MSI’s VR backpack now available to pre-order

One solution to the problem of tethered VR headsets has taken a step closer to release. MSI’s VR One, which was announced in May, is a full PC housed in a backpack. The design tries to sidestep the problem of your VR headset being attached via a beefy cable to …

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What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what’s in the box

Announced on-stage at an event in New York in September, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is the platform holder’s hardware for serious gamers. Previously known under the codename of ‘Neo’, the new console has double the graphical power of a ‘regular’ PlayStation 4. That amounts to an impressive 4.2 teraflops. Next …

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Developer Drool on why Thumper is not a rhythm title

One of the most interesting rhythm games to hit the market in the recent memory is Thumper from two-man studio Drool. Rather than having consumers play along to pop and rock hits, like in Guitar Hero, Thumper has players hitting buttons sparingly to a soundtrack that can only be described …

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