VR

Valve unveils a ‘cheaper, smaller, lighter’ VR base station prototype

We’ve already seen Valve tease the next generation of SteamVR controllers, now the company has offered a peak at a new base station. too.<p>Company programmer Joe Ludwig showcased a prototype for the next iteration of the hardware at a press event inside the Valve offices earlier this month, captured …

Virtual Reality

VR Sales Numbers Are Wet Blanket on Adoption Hopes

This time it’s different, right? Unlike the virtual-reality fad that fizzled 15 years ago, boosters say today’s version of VR tech—backed by the …

Virtual Reality

The top 5 most impressive sights at the PC Gamer Weekender

Introduction<p>This weekend sees the UK's number one PC gaming show return to London.<p>Now in its second year, the PC Gamer Weekender is currently taking …

Virtual Reality

Witness the Glory of ZELDA’s Hyrule Recreated in VR

How quickly would you go out and buy a virtual reality headset if I told you you could wander through <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i>‘s Hyrule …

Nintendo

The Future Of Travel: Hyperloop, VR, Reducing Flight Anxiety And Other Trends

In the years to come, when you sit down to decide the next destination for your holiday, it may be a choice of more than just where to go. In fact, …

Virtual Reality

Fraunhofer IIS CES 2017 - 6 DOF VR Powered by Light-Field

With light-field technology from Fraunhofer IIS. Developers can integrate real life 3D objects into Virtual Reality without the need to spend the …

Augmented Reality

Walk Around And Slice Patients Skulls In VR

For more than 10 years, the Keck Center for Active Visualization in Earth Sciences (KeckCAVES) at University of California Davis, has allowed …

Virtual Reality

NBA VR on Google Daydream takes Spectators Courtside

NBA VR is now available on Samsung Gear VR via the Oculus Store and on the Google Play Store with the Google Daydream View.<p>NBA is partnering with …

Virtual Reality

Emaar promotes animal conservation efforts with VR Zoo of endangered species

Emaar Entertainment, the leisure and entertainment subsidiary of Emaar Properties, is launching a new interactive attraction, bringing guests …

Virtual Reality

Goblins in the Forest: A Surreal VR Experience at Wevr

Goblins in the Forest: A Surreal VR Experience at Wevr<p>We talk to Neville Spiteri, CEO of Wevr, about his company's immersive and trippy VR …

Virtual Reality

CTA: Consumers Who Know VR Are ‘Excited’ About It

Even though Best Buy has decided to close 200 of its 500 Oculus Rift demo stations, all is not bleak in VR-land.<p>New research from the Consumer …

Virtual Reality

No headaches: VR headsets that adjust to your eyes

Engineers are testing new VR headsets that offer the sort of personalization users have come to expect from other technologies.

Virtual Reality

NullSpace VR's New 'Hardlight' Haptic Suit is Heading to Kickstarter

NullSpace VR are poised to launch a new haptic vest focused toward immersive, virtual reality gaming, via Kickstarter soon. The Hardlight suit …

Virtual Reality

Space survival in a VR world, Homebound now available

<b>Quixel have finally released their debut VR title, Homebound which s available to play on the HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift devices VIA Steam.</b><p>Homebound, …

Virtual Reality

We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees)

With major partners across multiple industries, and exclusive content, the potential of IMAX’s VR Experience Centres is truly limitless.<p>The room …

Virtual Reality

3 Examples Of Great Virtual Reality Marketing

Could virtual reality revolutionize marketing and advertising?<p>It may already be.<p>Sure, VR has been proclaimed the wave of the future before, only to …

Virtual Reality

Todd Howard Talks 'Fallout 4 VR': "I Assure You, V.A.T.S. in VR is Awesome"

Yes, it's still happening – and it will be the whole game<p>Bethesda originally announced that it was working on a virtual reality version of <i>Fallout 4</i> …

'Bandit Six': Better On Google's Daydream Than On Gear VR

Climax Studios released "Bandit Six" to the Daydream VR platform this week. We were curious to see how it compares to the Gear VR version, so we …

Virtual Reality

Battle of the headsets rages on as HTC Vive becomes VR platform of choice for developers

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>This year’s GDC (Game Developers Conference) brought together 27,000 professionals, from programmers to artists to …

Virtual Reality

Steve Pagliuca Says Sports Owners Are Looking at VR

Steve Pagliuca, Bain Capital's co-chairman and Boston Celtics co-owner, discusses the future of sports technology with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson at …

NBA

Training to Craning in 60 Minutes: Putting My VR-learned Skills to the Test with a Real 22 Ton Crane

Last week, I traveled to the Houston Area Safety Council in Pasadena, Texas, to put Industrial Training International VR’s new crane simulator …

Virtual Reality

New applications of AR and VR in Healthcare

The integration of virtual reality and augmented reality into connected care is on a fast -track globally. The first step is to understand what VR, …

Augmented Reality

‘VR’ flying, and loving it

BENGALURU:It’s a known fact that virtual reality or VR is spreading it’s reach in all sectors. Be it gaming, entertainment or real estate, to name a …

Aerospace

This strange VR accessory claims to help fight anxiety and help you sleep better

There are a number of unique virtual reality accessories out there. Sure, there’s your standard ones like the Oculus Touch and Vive Tracker which …

Virtual Reality

What does the future hold for RPGs?

<i>This article was originally published in</i> <i>PC Gamer issue 301</i><i>. For more quality articles about all things PC gaming, you can subscribe now in the</i> <i>UK</i> <i>and</i> …

RPGs

PlayStation VR Support Finally Added to DiRT Rally

Codemasters announced today that PlayStation VR support was finally added to the PS4 version of <i>DiRT Rally.</i><p>The VR update, which costs $12.99, makes …

PlayStation

HTC takes VR lead in China, the world’s second largest market

The FINANCIAL -- The virtual reality industry got off to a strong start in China, with around 300,000 VR headsets shipping in 2016, making it the …

Virtual Reality

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more

<i>At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll</i> …

Virtual Reality

City events to explore brave new world of VR

A GROUND-BREAKING event offering visitors to Oxford a glimpse into the brave new world of virtual reality (VR) is set to take place next month.<p>The …

Virtual Reality

Now You Can Feel Wind and Temperature While in Virtual Reality

Realistic visuals and audio are essential to shaping an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience. But these researchers from the National University …

Virtual Reality