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Trouble Afoot for VR? Steam Adoption Slows Drastically.

We all knew that virtual reality was sort of in its early days, and that, the farther along we went, the more users would come into the virtual reality fold. The problem, however, comes from the realization that new users...

Virtual Reality Translates to Actual Reality With the Dexmo Exoskeleton

One of the great problems with VR these days is trying to beat the suspension of disbelief problem. Making the objects perceived in the camera view actually look and feel real is a tough challenge, one that's sometimes addressed with...

Report: Xbox Plans to Step Into VR Come to Fruition Next Year

With all the hubbub around PlayStation VR and the Oculus Rift and a host of other entrants into the VR realm, Microsoft has remained noticeably silent about the whole thing. That's about to change as new reports suggest Microsoft could...

Insomniac Games Prepares VR Slate of Games

We all knew by now that virtual reality was going to be a major development in the gaming market, but it was hard to forecast just how much development would go into the field. New word from Insomniac Games says...

Brace Your Wallet: Oculus Ready PC Bundles Arrive

The first word about the PCs that will run with the Oculus Rift--and come with the Oculus Rift--are now on hand, and the news is not good for the budget conscious. The "Oculus Ready PCs", as they're known, will be...

Ready for Ark: Survival Evolved on Xbox One?

Ever since I heard about this, and saw plenty of Let's Play footage and other such images show up online, I've had a clear hankering for Ark: Survival Evolved on Xbox One. It's no Fallout 4, but this interesting combination...

PlayStation VR Pricing Drops, Sort Of

It's easily one of the biggest developments around, and the word about the PlayStation VR headset is enough to keep anyone's attention focused. But now, word from PlayStation president Andrew House suggests just how pricey the PlayStation VR will be...

"Time Machine" Offers Us an Early Look at Virtual Reality

While the idea of virtual reality has been around for some time, the options of games to be had for it has been a lot slimmer. Indeed, virtual reality has been very light on games, at least for now...but that's...

Could Graphical Simplicity Be the Key to VR Success?

That's a strange question to ask, I know, but it's one that's got some real weight behind it. The idea hit me after reading an article about Bill Gardner's upcoming "Perception", a title that shows us what kind of power...

Oculus Rift's Specs Released: Don't Panic

Perhaps one of the biggest questions about the Oculus Rift now has an answer, and for a lot of people, the answer will not be a happy one. Ever since word of the device came out, there have doubtless been...

Oculus Rift's Movie Theater Experiments

It was a safe bet that the Oculus Rift wasn't going to just be used for gaming. Even when Facebook bought it up and Mark Zuckerberg started dithering on about the "possibilities", he really wasn't saying anything that anyone who...

EvE: Valkyrie Ready to be the Big Name in VR eSports

While there's little doubt that eSports has been a pretty big concept ever since it first came on the scene--and has been making some really impressive gains thereafter--it's an idea that just doesn't seem to go quite as far as...

Virtual Reality: A Failure From the Start?

While looking around for news, I spotted an unusual item from the Canadian Online Gamers Network that offered a rather stark conclusion right from the second paragraph: virtual reality is not the future of video gaming, and in the long...

Valve Planning to Join VR Race With SteamVR?

We've heard a lot coming out of the virtual reality (VR) stakes of late, with Facebook's Oculus entry taking up a lot of the bandwidth and a host of other competitors from Google to Samsung and beyond looking to get...

The Virtual Reality Market in 2015: Shaking Things Up

When even South Park is willing to take on the Oculus Rift, as it did in an episode not too long ago, it's clear that the mainstream is pretty well ready for virtual reality (VR). A recent look at the...

Strafe May Be Kickstarter's Most Awesome Game Marketing Yet

few minutes on Kickstarter will show users a huge litany of games seeking the necessary cash to get developed. But it may well be Strafe, a new game that's surprisingly familiar, that may well have established the new gold standard...

Virtual Reality Gaming? Try Actual Reality With The Real Time Pac-Man Maze

We've heard a lot about virtual reality in recent days, but with the coming of the Super Bowl is a whole new concept in gaming: actual virtual reality. And it's a concept being expressed by one of the simplest games...

CES 2015: But What About Oculus Rift?

While it was certainly interesting to see Razer come out with a new attack on the virtual reality (VR) market, it really, in the end, only served to raise questions about the state of the industry as a whole. The...

CES 2015: Razer OSVR Takes a Run at Virtual Reality Market

While gaming innovations to come out of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event haven't always been a big hit with gamers, there's usually one significant exception: pretty much anything Razer shows. Razer is well known for its PC peripherals and...

Is Linden Lab Putting Its Next Big Hope on VR?

Linden Lab is a name you might recognize, particularly if you were gaming in the late 2000s. Linden Lab put together a combination game / game world called “Second Life,” and for those who played, it was an unusual experience...

Nimble VR's Nimble Sense Technology Adds Control to VR

Just yesterday, we got a look at a breed of virtual reality (VR) that you could touch—well, after a fashion, anyway—with the hopefully upcoming Dexmo device from Chinese firm Dexta Robotics. But that was scarcely the only one in the...

Virtual Reality You Can Feel?

It was perhaps one of the biggest drawbacks of virtual reality. While even back in the days of “Dactyl Nightmare”, we could see things coming at us or see us firing upon them, our capacity to feel was limited. Granted,...

What Role Does the Arcade Have in Modern Gaming?

It's actually kind of strange to think about, but the arrival of “Star Wars: Battle Pod”--which we talked about last week—kind of got me to thinking. Back in my younger days, I was an arcade enthusiast from a long way...

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Blows Previous Versions Away

The first ever Oculus Connect conference recently took place, and with it came a new prototype version of the Oculus Rift known as the Crescent Bay. What's known about this version so far, however, is going to really put some...

Project Morpheus Closes in on Completion

A new report has emerged to suggest that the virtual reality (VR) market might well have a new kingpin soon, and that kingpin may not be the Oculus Rift. While it was the first among us—at least in development kit...
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