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Dinosaur survival game Ark: Survival Evolved is getting a VR spin-off in 2017 that looks stunning. A

<b>Dinosaur survival game Ark: Survival Evolved is getting a VR spin-off in 2017 that looks stunning.</b> <i>Ark Park</i> will be available for the Oculus, HTC Vive …

HTC plans to bring the Vive VR experience to arcades across the world by the end of 2017

Arcades started to die off in the nineties as home entertainment systems became cheaper and more powerful. But modern technology is making these …

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Microsoft demonstrates VR, mixed reality and HoloLens at Windows 10 event

Take a look at HoloTour and 3D Paint<p>The progression of mixed and virtual reality were the two biggest takeaways from Microsoft's HoloLens presentation during its Windows 10 and Surface event in New York today.<p>During the company's presentation, Microsofts general manager Megan Saunders showcased …

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The PlayStation VR Outsold The PS4 In Japan

During its first week on sale in Japan, the PlayStation VR sold 51,644 units. In comparison, the biggest selling hardware that week, the PlayStation …

Driveclub VR Review

VR is an incredible way to play racing games, but it’s not really the best way to play Driveclub.<p>Unlike a lot of VR projects at this early stage for …

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Lethal VR is the next game from the creators of Burnout

Three Fields Entertainment has announced its next game: Lethal VR.<p>Three Fields is the studio created by Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, both of whom …

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Eagle Flight - Race for the Prey VR Gameplay


New HTC Vive Controller in Development - IGN News

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Batman: Arkham VR Review

VR does wonders for detective work, but that's only half of Batman's repertoire.<p>Did I feel like Batman when I put on the mask and played Batman: …


DriveClub VR review

Cars can do strange things to men, and none stranger than what happened to Matt Southern as he revealed Evolution Studios' DriveClub on-stage at the …

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PlayStation VR Can Display Video From Xbox One, PC Using Cinematic Mode

PlayStation VR lets you play anything on PS4--even non-VR content--on a giant, virtual screen in what Sony calls Cinematic mode. As it turns out, this is true of content on systems other than PS4, too.<p>As first reported on Esuteru (via Reddit) and verified by GameSpot, it's possible to use Cinematic …

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VR Developer Joshua Farkas Discusses Gear VR Store Performance Versus Steam VR

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Vive vs. Oculus: One dev weighs the pros and cons of VR marketplaces

After releasing highly rated apps in both Steam’s VR category and in the Gear VR Oculus store, Cubic Ninjas CEO Josh Farkas took to Twitter to share …

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How Crazy is The Westworld VR Experience? - IGN Access


Metro 2033's Studio Is Releasing A VR Shooter

Luke Plunkett is a Contributing Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs …

Oculus Rift now has lower minimum specs due to “asynchronous spacewarp” VR tech, which sounds super fake but okay

This is some Star Trek bullshit right here.<p>Someone at Oculus has done some very clever engineering in order to take some of the processing burden off …

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Newly-formed by AAA vets, VR studio First Contact nets $5M in funding

Virtual reality startup First Contact Entertainment has managed to raise $5 million in funding from a group of investors as it strives to, in its own …

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Which VR Headset is Right for You?

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Vive Launches New VR App Store, Viveport, With a $1 Sale

HTC's Vive VR headset is launching its own PC app store today, and to celebrate, it's kicked off a sale that drops the price of select software to just $1.<p>Viveport, as the new store is called, will be home to all manners of apps; today's announcement says it hopes to "showcase VR experiences across …

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Review: Too Good To Be True? A 4K VR Headset That Supports SteamVR For $300

Oh, virtual reality. So much promise, so many drawbacks. Stick your hand into the Tombola Of VR Woes and see what you grab. Headaches and nauseau? …

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Chernobyl VR documentary revisits nuclear disaster

360 degree project takes users to heart of catastrophe<p>The HTC Vive version of <i>Chernobyl VR Project</i> is released today, along with a short "making of" documentary about the game's aims.<p><i>Chernobyl VR Project</i> was originally released on Oculus Rift in July. This year is the 30th anniversary of the nuclear …

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VR Devs Pull Support for Oculus Rift Until Palmer Luckey Steps Down

Will Oculus Rift lose support from game developers because its inventor supports Donald Trump?<p><i>Update: Palmer Luckey has issued an apology in response to The Daily Beast story, but emails shared with Motherboard show that his statement is not telling the whole truth.</i><p>Several virtual reality game …

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Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Near-Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine

Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.<p>A Silicon Valley titan is putting money …

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Palmer Luckey's mentor, VR pioneer moves to Microsoft

Mark Bolas founded influential MxR Lab and Studio<p>Microsoft just nabbed one of the most influential people in virtual reality.<p>Mark Bolas, virtual reality researcher and mentor for folks like the creator of the Oculus Rift and the team behind VR shooter <i>Raw Data</i>, recently left his job as a researcher …

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VR Headset Prices Are Going to Crash Soon and Here’s Why

Virtual reality tech has progressed significantly in the past few years, but is still hamstrung in one particular area. Allow me, for just one …

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Resident Evil 7’s latest VR demo changed the way the game’s camera works

It’s a welcome change, but it still made me queasy<p>The last time I played <i>Resident Evil 7 biohazard</i> in virtual reality, it made me feel nauseated almost immediately, thanks to the game’s camera design. (In the E3 version of the game, players could look around freely with both the right analog stick …

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