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Is Linden Labs Putting Its Next Big Hope on VR?

Linden Labs is a name you might recognize, particularly if you were gaming in the late 2000s. Linden Labs 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...

Oculus May Have A Controller To Go With Its Rift

The Oculus Rift; it's easily one of the biggest developments in gaming since a plumber strode across our standard-definition televisions back in the 1980s. But one thing that's left viewers skeptical almost since its arrival is how, exactly, the system...

Samsung Gear VR Starts Simply In Gaming

The virtual reality movement is one that's seeing quite a bit of growth, even if much of that growth hasn't exactly hit store shelves as yet. But one that's moving along pretty well is Samsung's Gear VR device; while the...

The Holodeck: Is It Next?

While we've all been staring, enrapt, at the Oculus Rift for some time now and thinking that, indeed, this has to be the future of gaming that we're staring at right here. It has to be! It's virtual reality! But...

Gamescom 2014: Microsoft Shows Its Hand

It's easy to forget about Gamescom; after all, it's not E3, it has nothing to do with Penny Arcade, and CES is still almost five months out. But Cologne, Germany's big gaming event packs in the excitement in its own...

Facebook's "Oculus Experiences" Pushing Bounds Of Oculus Rift

Recently, a new development cropped up that really bears discussing. Facebook, reportedly, put out some feelers recently, talking to a variety of studios and individual directors about creating what some were referring to as “Oculus Experiences,” a new breed of...

Can Virtual Reality Make An Effective Anesthetic?

We've considered plenty of possibilities of late when it comes to virtual reality systems, particularly the Oculus Rift. We've readily seen the gaming applications, which have long been in place since the earliest days of “Dactyl Nightmare.” We've considered the...

The Legend of Zelda on Oculus Rift Shows VR's Truest Power

When the original Nintendo Entertainment System came out, way back in the 1980s, there were fewer bigger names around than The Legend of Zelda. In many ways one of the first open world games, the tale of brave warrior Link...

Samsung's Gear VR: A Missed Opportunity?

There was some very exciting news earlier today that struck me as a good idea to touch on further, specifically, the announcement of Samsung's plans to bring out its Gear VR system at the upcoming IFA 2014 event. Developed with...

Boogio and Shoes: A New Way To Take Control

The controller could easily be one of the most important parts about a video game system. Without an easy-to-use and smoothly functioning controller, games just don't play nearly as well. But Reflex Labs may have created something new and entirely...

The Link Between The Oculus Rift & Chuck E. Cheese

It's perhaps one of the most preposterous ideas seen lately, but it's no less true for its sheer outlandishness. There is indeed a link between the Oculus Rift and kiddie pizza haven Chuck E. Cheese, and it's one that alternately...

The Oculus Rift: Already Working On Movies

  We all knew that the Oculus Rift was going to be absolutely huge when it came to games. There was just no way around it; this was the closest we were ever going to come—for now, at least—to actual...

Cult County To Support Project Morpheus, or, Who's Bootstrapping Who?

Not too long ago the first reports came out about the Project Morpheus system from Sony, and the gaming community was largely excited about it, especially the community that favored the Sony PlayStation 4 approach to gaming. It was likely...

Facebook Buys Oculus: Good News For Gamers?

Recently we all found out a bit of news that was likely shocking to most, though whether or not it was shocking in a good way left many uncertain. Facebook bought Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift...

New Oculus Rift DK2 Shows VR Is Gaming's Future

We all knew that the Oculus Rift was likely to shake things up when it came to gaming, and with new developments coming out in the rest of the gaming world, it became pretty clear that, indeed, gaming was never...

Another Part of the VR Movement Takes Shape With PrioVR

The move into the virtual reality market has been substantial by most any measure, but one thing's for sure: there are certain points which must be achieved in order to get this off the ground to its fullest. We've been...

What's Driving the Comparative Dearth Of Horror For Consoles?

One of the great things about this time of year--yes, even given how dark and horrendously cold it's been lately--is that it's a great time of year for horror movies. Turn off the house lights, fire up some popcorn, and...

The VRcade: Is There A Future In The Arcade?

Let's face it, kids. The arcade is mostly a dead prospect these days. Oh, sure, there are still examples of the concept around; every so often you'll find a place still devoted to keeping the old machines alive, or even...

CES 2014: Gaming Takes A Big Slice of the Show

One exciting theme about this year's Consumer Electronics Show is one that we've been picking up bits and pieces of throughout the week, but also came in the form of things that we didn't discuss. Now that the show's coming...

CES 2014: Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Makes An Appearance

It was a product that was almost as mysterious as its name. The folks at Oculus—makers of the Rift, and perhaps one of the biggest names in gaming for 2013 as well as in all likelihood 2014 as well—showed off...
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