virtual reality News


Oculus VR film 'Henry' wins Emmy award

By David Craddock, Sep 09, 2016 1:08pm PDT

Henry's win will go down in history as the first time an original VR narrative won the prestigious award.


HTC Vive wireless VR prototype in the works to be shown this fall

By John Keefer, Aug 31, 2016 9:23am PDT

A joint venture between Valve and Quark VR has been ongoing for the last several months.


Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine now out for free on Steam

By John Keefer, Jul 18, 2016 10:48am PDT

Wield a lightsaber in virtual reality - as long as you have an HTC Vive


How to Play Oculus Rift Exclusive Games on your HTC Vive using Revive

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 29, 2016 10:00am PDT

Who says you can’t have the best of both worlds?


Oculus removes DRM block on Vive users of its Rift exclusives

By John Keefer, Jun 24, 2016 11:03am PDT

The move has left makers of Revive sharing software in 'disbelief.'


"Very good. I do think they should look at the state of VR more holistically (like Valve), lest ..."

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Opinion: Exclusivity Deals Could Virtually Kill Virtual Reality

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 21, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Virtual Reality is barely off its feet, and already many developers are being forced into exclusivity deals just to meet funding goals. What does this entail for the future of virtual reality? And how does it affect the growing user base? 


"No, legit concerns are fine, but as so often with video games concerns seem to quickly turn to ..."

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E3 2016: Star Trek: Bridge Crew - Bridging the Gap Between Media and Social VR

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2016 9:45pm PDT

Applications like Star Trek: Bridge Crew are exactly what virtual reality needs to get its feet on stable ground.


Edge of Nowhere, Insomniac's Rift exclusive adventure game, hits the map tomorrow

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 05, 2016 2:30pm PDT

It's time for the adventure of a lifetime.


"After playing for about two hours I can say it doesn't bother me at all. Also most of the time ..."

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GameStop stores to offer hands-on VR demos

By David Craddock, May 26, 2016 4:25pm PDT

Ten GameStops already have HTC Vive kiosks, and the company plans to bump that number up to 100 soon.


Microsoft Research adds touch component to VR

By John Keefer, May 05, 2016 8:50am PDT

Imagine building a castle in Minecraft with your hands ...


"They do more than warping. For instance turning 90 degrees in a side street while effectively ..."

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Gary the Gull and Xing: The Land Beyond Are Coming to PlayStation VR

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 16, 2016 1:35pm PDT

I really wish they would call VR 'stereovision.'


Guest Opinion: VR Shouldn't Leave Disabled Gamers Behind

By Morgan Rehnberg, Jan 26, 2016 11:00am PST

Guest writer Morgan Rehnberg explains why virtual reality may be out of reach for millions of people, and what the industry can do about it.


"I have another problem with all the new VR hardware - the strap around your head. I have a ..."

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Pebbles interfaces joins the ever-growing Oculus team

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 16, 2015 7:30am PDT

The Oculus corner grows even larger as Pebbles Interfaces joins the team to help further tracking, and human to computer interactions.


"(yes I know where this reference comes from.) Now just imagine playing it in VR..... Oh man."

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10 VR Games to Prepare You for Owning a Headset

By Steven Wong, Jun 19, 2015 7:00am PDT

The HTC Vive VR headset is due to release this fall, and the Oculus Rift will come out in 2016, but what is there to play on them? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are 10 games that have VR support, and are available right now. So, start building up your library and ...


"I wouldn't be surprised if they brought back PS Home with Project Morpheus support."

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E3 2015: Project Morpheus will allow for multiplayer on PS4

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2015 7:06pm PDT

Sony has announced that Project Morpheus will feature multiplayer games on PlayStation 4.