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HTC Vive VR Celebrates Its First Anniversary With Viveport, Freebies & Deals

Posted on 04/03 12:50 in Deals | 0

In addition, Vive is gifting all its users Vive Studios' new release Arcade Saga.While Vive's main competitor, Oculus Rift, struggles with sluggish retail sales, lawsuits, and high level executive shuffles, the Vive is expanding its leadership role in the Industry.

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Aukey Cortex 4K VR headset review: A lot of pixels at a low price

Posted on 04/03 14:19 in Shows | 0

Not enough resolution is one of the most common complaints about the current crop of VR headsets.So I was really interested when Aukey came out with the Cortex 4K VR headset at $399.

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Batman: Arkham VR on its way to Vive and Oculus Rift

Posted on 04/04 10:58 in More | 0

Available on PlayStation 4 via PSVR since October 2016, Batman: Arkham VR will be available on PC later this month for those with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets.You can now pre-order the game for its release on home computers on April 25 via the game's official website.

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The Disneyland Of VR Escape Rooms

Posted on 04/04 16:58 in Deals | 0

The explosion of immersive live entertainment has been led by the popular "escape room" concept.Wildly popular among millennials, escape rooms charge visitors as much as $50 per hour to cooperatively solve puzzles in order to "escape" from the room they paid to be in.

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PlayStation VR coming to arcades across Japan

Posted on 04/05 17:47 in More | 0

The Wall Street Journal (via Polygon) is reporting that Sony is looking to get PlayStation VR headsets in arcades all over Japan.A 'location-based entertainment' task-force of sorts has been put in place by Sony Interactive Entertainment to seek out partners for its VR initiative, which includes virtual reality arcades.

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Sensory Overload: Will All Horror Games Have to Adopt VR to Keep Up?

Posted on 04/09 04:35 in More | 0

That's why horror games have benefited so greatly from VR technology.Despite this revolutionary technology, many horror games are still tethered to our TV or PC screens as we play them well within the comfort of our own homes.

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AMD Acquires IP And Acquihires Nitero Team, Maker Of 60 Ghz Wireless Chips For VR/AR

Posted on 04/10 15:01 in Deals | 0

Today AMD announced the company acquired the IP and acquihired all the employees of Austin-based Nitero.Austin-based Nitero is one of the few companies in the world capable of supplying 60 GHz mmWave radio technologies for something like wireless VR.

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AMD buys into wireless VR: Is it the start of something bigger?

Posted on 04/11 13:47 in Shows | 0

Now, it has acquired Nitero, maker of chips for wireless streaming of VR content to further bulwark its position.There are a number of competitors working on wireless VR — we’ve covered both Vive partner TPCAST and MIT’s MoVR research project.

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Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Arrives on April 20

Posted on 04/13 18:17 in More | 0

Adult Swim and Owlchemy Labs have announced that the upcoming Rick and Morty virtual reality game - Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality - will be available later this month.It will release on April 20 (chuckle) on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and will set players back $29.

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Microsoft's Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy

Posted on 04/17 13:33 in Shows | 0

Last week we discussed the new Project Scorpio Xbox refresh, and what the enhanced gaming capabilities can do in terms of 4K and VR support.The original Xbox One isn’t thought to have put as much emphasis on HSA as the PS4 did, but Xbox Scorpio could change that, too.

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What Even Is McOsu? Because It's Not Osu!

Posted on 04/18 18:00 in More | 0

During much of this time, a rhythm game has been quietly building and maintaining its own niche audience: Osu!subreddit, you can see a conversation between McKay, the creator of McOsu, and Peppy, the creator of Osu!

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PlayStation VR Has Not Done Very Well In Japan

Posted on 04/19 18:00 in Deals | 0

It seems that since the launch of PlayStation VR in Japan, the peripheral has only managed to sell around 100 thousand units and that’s not entirely great.According to a recent report from Famitsu, PlayStation VR has only managed to sell 102,000 units as of March 26.

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The Rick and Morty VR game is out now

Posted on 04/20 17:19 in More | 0

AdultSwim has released the Rick and Morty VR game, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality.You can grab it on Steam or Occulus Home.

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Get Ready to Be Rick-iddy Rekt in Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

Posted on 04/20 23:03 in More | 0

If you don't know what Rick and Morty is, chances are you've been living under a rock -- or in an alternate multiverse without the awesomeness of the show.You can now take part in crazy Rick and Morty shenanigans in Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.

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Facebook's First VR World Is a Hideous Bride-of-Frankenstein Creation

Posted on 04/24 19:42 in Shows | 0

The concept of VR worlds has been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, and has had a long time to accrue expectations as a result.Even without contending with such hurdles, Facebook’s recently revealed VR world must be reckoned a sad and lackluster opening salvo.

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Omnigames Has Announced Its MMO VR Game, Age of Heroes

Posted on 04/25 22:09 in More | 0

But developer Omnigames has announced that it's developing an MMORPG VR experience -- with a twist.Dubbed Age of Heroes VR, this upcoming game will allow teams of up to five players to take on MMO style raids and use teamwork to overcome multistage boss fights.

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AMD's New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

Posted on 04/25 22:44 in Shows | 0

When AMD launched its Radeon Pro Duo a year ago, it was clearly an attempt to simultaneously drive VR development and carve out a niche for a high-end Radeon solution that could drive each eye from a separate GPU.At the same time, however, the $1,500 price tag and limited VRAM (just 4GB per GPU) were less than ideal for a four-digit development board.

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