Tag Archives: vive

HTC releases another VR headset

HTC’s plans to spread its wings beyond its high-end Vive headset have been bolstered with the surprise launch of a new device in Japan. UploadVR reports that the HTC Link is compatible with the company’s new U11 smartphone. It promises full 6DOF tracking (six degrees of freedom), which has not …

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Superhot VR makes the jump to Vive this week

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will shed its Oculus Rift exclusivity this week. Until now Superhot VR has only been available (officially, at least) to Oculus Rift users. But as of tomorrow (May 25th) the game will be available on Steam, complete with native HTC Vive compatibility. The …

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Vive’s standalone VR headset could be a real ‘game changer’ – SuperData

After Vive’s surprise announcement that it was creating a standalone VR headset for Google’s Daydream platform on Wednesday, SuperData’s vice president of research and strategy and head of VR/AR Stephanie Llamas has told MCV the device could be a real "game changer" in the fledging VR market and that the …

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HTC Vive now available on finance from £35 a month

HTC Vive has finally brought its financing scheme to the UK, allowing would-be VR fans to get their hands on a Vive headset for under 35-per-month plus shipping, making it cheaper than a top-end smartphone contract. The contract, which lasts 24 months, offers 9.9 per cent APR representative financing (from …

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HTC Vive Europe appoints new general manager

HTC Vive Europe has appointed former Disney executive Paul Brown as its new general manager. Brown will be based in HTC’s European HQ near London, and will now oversee Vive’s growing European business across its VR content, software and hardware ecosystem. Previously, Brown was general manager of Disney’s digital D2C …

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Batman: Arkham VR is coming to Vive and Rift

Rocksteady’s popular PlayStation VR launch title Batman: Arkham VR will be arriving on other virtual reality platforms later this month. The game will be released on both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on April 25th. The motion controllers for both systems will be supported. Arkham VR differs from Rocksteady’s other …

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HTC VP: I disagree with Oculus’s strategy a lot

The VP of global VR for HTC has slammed VR rival Oculus for its walled garden approach to VR content. Joel Breton told GameSpot that HTC has an internal policy to encourage its development partners to release their titles on as many platforms as possible. Oculus, in contrast, has come …

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Shared Rooms: Designing Multiplayer VR

Multiplayer will be key for the mainstream adoption of virtual reality, but comes with a fresh set of problems to surmount. Jem Alexander asks studios what stands between us and the perfect social VR experience.

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