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Intel talks IEM, VR, money, TV, and the future of eSports

IEM Katowice is one of the largest tournaments in eSports, so big in fact it’s split across two weekends. While official stats have yet to be released, many thousands of fans swarm on the Spodek Arena in the small Polish town to watch the best LOL, Starcraft 2 and CS:GO …

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Mod allows Vive owners to play Rift exclusive Robo Recall

Epic Games’ new Oculus Rift exclusive Robo Recall is now up and running on the HTC Vive thanks to a fan-made mod. Robo Recall was released for the Rift last week. It’s free to owners of the Rift’s new Touch controllers, or can be purchased by anyone else for 22.99. …

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HTC says it has no plans to cut Vive price

The HTC Vive will not be cutting its price to mirror the recent discount to Oculus Rift. Oculus this week announced some steep price cuts to its hardware. The Rift headset itself has been cut from $599 to $499, while the recently released Touch controllers have been halved in price …

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Epic launches free Rift shooter Robo Recall

Developer Epic Games has finally released its free FPS action title Robo Recall on the Oculus Rift. The game is built with Unreal Engine 4 and features high intensity shooting and melee action, with a large number of enemy characters besieging the player. It requires the Oculus Touch controllers to …

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Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus has announced the first major price cut for its Rift VR technology. The Rift headset itself has been cut from $599 to $499, while the recently released Touch controllers have been halved in price to $99 for the pair. This means that the Rift, two controllers and two camera …

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CCP’s Gunjack has sold over half a million copies

It looks like CCP’s Gunjack might be the best-selling VR title to date. Speaking to Games Industry, CCP CEO Hilmar Veigar Ptursson said that the space shooter has so far sold over half a million copies. I think [this] is a record,” he added. I’m certainly gonna claim it until …

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LG is making a Steam VR headset too

The HTC Vive is no longer the only VR headset designed to support Valve’s OpenVR platform. Road to VR reports that rival hardware manufacturer LG is also working on a device that will utilize both OpenVR and SteamVR Tracking. Valve’s OpenVR standard was always designed to create a level playing …

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CCP announces Sparc, a full-body VR sport

CCP, the developers behind EVE Online, have announced a new VR game called Sparc.  The game is a full body sport that is played in virtual reality, which means you will have to move around a lot in real life to play it. From the trailer it looks kind of …

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