Tag Archives: vr

Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Dutch studio Vertigo Games claims that its virtual reality title Arizona Sunshine is the fastest selling non-bundled PC VR title to date.” In a statement shared with Upload VR, Vertigo and co-developer Jaywalkers Interactive announced that their Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shooter made $1.4m (1.1m) in sales between its …

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More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

Following the release of Valve’s first VR headset in 2016, the company has said that more virtual reality headsets using its Lighthouse tracking tech are in the works. In reply to a question on a Reddit AMA, Valve’s Joe Ludwig outlined progress being made in licensing the firm’s SteamVR Tracking …

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Mark Zuckerberg denies accusations in Oculus vs ZeniMax trial

Mark Zuckerberg has provided new information in the $2bn lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus, denying accusations that Oculus stole VR technology from ZeniMax. The Facebook founder, who gave his testimony in the trial yesterday, said: We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology. The idea …

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Motion CaptVRe

With recent improvements to hardware and software, plus an increasing emphasis on real-time, interactive performance capture, we could be on the precipice of a golden age for motion capture technology. Jem Alexander investigates recent progressions in mo-cap technologies

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Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April 5th last year. It’s not yet known how many units Job Simulator has sold, but it paints a promising picture …

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Samsung Gear VR has sold 5m units

Samsung revealed yesterday it has shipped five million units of its Gear VR headset since launch. The announcement was made during Samsung’s press conference at CES 2017, by Samsung Electronics America’s president Tim Baxter. He also said that users have watched over 10m hours of video on Gear VR. The …

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Crytek’s Robinson: The Journey hits Oculus Rift next month

One of VR’s poster boys will final be released in the next few weeks. Robinson: The Journey, from troubled developer Crytek, has been given a January release date by the company. It will launch exclusively on the Oculus Rift. Leveraging the immersive power of VR, Robinson: The Journey invites players …

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The Dragon, Cancer dev releases new title for Google Daydream

Numinous Studios has surprised by the industry by releasing its second game out of the blue. It’s called Untethered and, perhaps more surprisingly, is exclusive to the Google Daydream VR system. It’s best described as a mystery game with a comic twist and has players speaking to people calling into …

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YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

Owners of PS4’s BR headset are now able to stream and enjoy the service’s 360 degree videos. YouTube version 1.09, which seems to be slowly rolling out, allows users to select between ‘normal’ or ‘PSVR’ versions of the app at launch. Once updated the peripheral becomes compatible with the range …

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