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From Star Trek Bridge Crew to Fallout 4 VR, HTC Vive has ‘something for everyone’

Europe has one of the most diverse VR user bases in the world, HTC’s EMEA virtual reality division Graham Breen has told MCV, and has been responsible for some of the most popular VR game titles the industry’s seen so far. "We don’t go into regional breakdowns in terms of …

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HTC Vive price drops to £599

HTC Vive has announced its first price drop for its virtual reality headset. Starting from today, the HTC Vive will now cost just 599 in the UK, and all new purchases will come with a free trial to its Viveport subscription service, which lets consumers experience up to five titles …

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Publisher Big Immersive to enter VR and AR markets

Publisher Big Immersive has announced it’s entering the virtual and augmented reality markets around the world. Headquarted in the UK and Dubai, Big Immersive already has numerous titles in development from its first party studio based in Lahore, Pakistan, and has three titles that are already available across multiple formats, …

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Former Oculus co-founder Jack McCauley joins LucidVR

Former Oculus co-founder and chief engineer at Guitar Hero producer RedOctane Jack McCauley has joined Lucid VR has chief engineer. In his new role, McCauley will head up the worldwide manufacturing of their flagship virtual and augmented reality camera, the VR180 LucidCam. He will also help increase product production and …

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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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Vive’s first standalone VR headset aimed at China

HTC’s first Vive standalone VR headsetwill be aimed at the Chinese market, the company has announced, and will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 mobile chipset. The news comes out of ChinaJoy 2017, and follows HTC’s previous announcement in May that it would be developing a standalone headset for Google …

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Kuju partners with brand experience agency for new VR and AR projects

Kuju has teamed up with brand experience agency Ralph Creative to create a one-stop-shop of ground-breaking VR and AR experiences across a variety of platforms and brands, the studio has announced today. The news comes after Kuju co-produced a music remix experience for the single ‘Paris’ from the Grammy Award-winning …

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DNA VR opens London’s first full-scale VR arcade

DNA VR has officially opened the first full-scale virtual reality arcade in London. Based in Islington, the site has over 25 VR titles on offer, and aims to appeal to both gamers and non-gamers alike. Titles include Arizona Sunshine, Fruit Ninja VR, Space Pirate Trainer, The Lab, Raw Data and …

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Leap Motion raises another $50m to expand worldwide operations

Hand-tracking company Leap Motion has raised another $50m in Series C funding led by JP Morgan Asset Management, the firm has announced. This brings Leap Motion’s total fund-raising amount to just over $94m, according to Crunchbase. As described in a blog post on Leap Motion’s website, the funding will allow …

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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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