virtual reality News


Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 VR Dev Kit to Support Leap Motion Hand Tracking

By John Keefer, Mar 14, 2017 10:35am PDT

The ability to see your hands in VR is essential to immersive gameplay, and its something that has been lacking for mobile platforms.


The Persistence Will Let Friends Mess With your PlayStation VR Experience

By John Keefer, Mar 13, 2017 8:45am PDT

A mobile app to be released in conjunction with the game will let others help you, or hurt you. 


"The Trailer looks decent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HKvC10Xr1M Looks like ZombiU ..."

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Superhot VR Forever Update is Out Now

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 5:20pm PST

New modes and challenges add about 20 extra hours of gameplay for the Oculus Rift title.


Microsoft to Ship Consumer VR Headsets This Holiday Season

By John Keefer, Mar 02, 2017 10:35am PST

Dev kits are already being sent out to developers wanting to build games for the devices coming from partner manufacturers.


"That is possible I guess. Can't imagine that controllers with the tech necessary to do that will ..."

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Valve to Show New HTC Vive With Eye-Tracking Tech

By John Keefer, Feb 28, 2017 12:05pm PST

The company adds SensoMotoric Instruments to the firms it is collaborating with for its OpenVR platform.


"Can't wait to see this. I'm amazed Valve can implement foveated rendering so quickly within ..."

- spazzium see all 3 comments

CCP Games Announces Full-Body VR Sport Game Sparc

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 27, 2017 11:35am PST

Sparc is meant as a full-body VR experience that has players competing online with others. 


Everest VR Review: Because It's There

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 14, 2017 1:45pm PST

Find out what we thought of Sólfar Studios' Everest VR on the Oculus Rift.


Star Trek: Bridge Crew Will Take VR to the Original USS Enterprise

By John Keefer, Feb 10, 2017 9:55am PST

The final frontier also has a new release date of May 30.


"Right. I mentioned that very concept in my mention of Bridge Commander. However there aren't any ..."

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Gabe Newell Opens Up (a Little) on Valve's VR Plans

By John Keefer, Feb 10, 2017 8:30am PST

He also talked about the future of virtual reality and what the company is doing to push it forward.


"Wracking my brain, but I don't believe Valve has done that on too many things on the hardware ..."

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Oculus Rift Gets 1.11 Update With New Features and Bug Fixes

By John Keefer, Feb 03, 2017 3:41pm PST

The Guardian System and Touch setup get some modifications.


Vive Starts VR for Impact Program To Show Positive Impact of VR for UN Sustainable Development Goals

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 31, 2017 1:55pm PST

HTC looks to drive awareness and positive change through VR.


CES 2017: FOVE 0 VR Headset Starts Shipping This Month

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 20, 2017 2:20pm PST

The FOVE 0 VR eye-tracking VR headset is now shipping to customers.


"I tried this at SXSW like a year ago. The eye tracking mostly works, but their foveated ..."

- Conan see all 3 comments

New Studio Experiment 7 Aims To Bring Tabletop Gaming to VR

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 10:45am PST

This new virtual reality studio, composed of Zynga and EEDAR alums, wants to bring D&D to your HMD.


"I've loved the idea of this since Star Wars' hologram "chess" game, but I see this as being ..."

- ThomW see all 2 comments

CyberPowerPC has a $499 Oculus-Ready Pre-Built Now Available

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 12, 2017 7:40am PST

If you want virtual reality on a budget, this CyberPowerPC can get you to the door for cheap.


"Damn! Was hoping that the $499 price didn't require the purchase of the Oculus."

- Th3rdSun see all 3 comments

Job Simulator Sales Show VR Has Found A Large Audience

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 8:10am PST

Owlchemy shows that quality VR content can bring substantial sales.


"Definitely want to buy this when the touch gets cheaper and the game is on sale"

- seanisdabomb see all 3 comments