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PlayStation VR sales near 1 million units

Posted on 02/27 11:44 in More | 0

915,000 PlayStation VR units have sold to consumers as of February 19, 2017, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced.It looks likely Sony will comfortably reach its one million sales target for mid-April, and this despite widespread stock shortages for the hardware.

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PlayStation VR Sales Near 1 Million With Huge VR Boom Predicted

Posted on 02/27 12:59 in Deals | 0

Google has already gone big in this area, with Daydream VR, and Samsung also has a strong hand too with its Gear VR headset and ecosystem.The analyst expects that 14 million smartphone VR headsets will be sold in 2017, increasing to 25 million in 2018 and up to a staggering 70 million by 2021.

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How Impressive Are Sony's 'Surprise' PlayStation VR Sales, Really?

Posted on 02/27 15:29 in Deals | 0

Yesterday, the New York Times got Sony’s Andrew House to talk about PlayStation VR sales for the first time in concrete terms, revealing that the company had sold 915,000 units in the first four months since release.This dwarfs the sales of rivals Oculus (243,000) and HTC (420,000) and the sales total is said to surprise even Sony itself.

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Nvidia turns everything to 11 with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 price cuts

Posted on 03/01 05:22 in Shows | 0

The gap between the GTX 1080 Ti and the 1080 is one of the smallest we’ve seen Nvidia field.According to Nvidia, the performance jump between the GTX 1080 and the 1080 Ti is the largest boost they’ve ever fielded.

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Oculus Slashes Prices On Rift Hardware

Posted on 03/01 19:31 in Deals | 0

Virtual reality company Oculus VR announced dramatic price decreases on Wednesday, including a 25% cut in the retail price of its flagship Oculus Rift bundle.A Rift headset alone will retail for $499, down from $599, and the Touch controllers will drop in price from $199 to $99.

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Oculus Rift has permanent price cut , back to original UK launch price

Posted on 03/02 10:28 in More | 0

Didn't the Rift launch in the UK at £499?Well, yes it did, though the crashing Pound meant the price was raised to £549 in August.

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Microsoft Confirms: Xbox One VR Headset Incoming

Posted on 03/02 11:15 in Deals | 0

An Xbox One VR headset is seemingly a permanent fixture on the web rumour mill but now Microsoft has confirmed that mixed reality gaming is coming for the games platform.Last year, the Redmond software giant announced plans to launch VR headsets capable of mixed reality with the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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Oculus slashes Rift prices as sales sag

Posted on 03/02 23:19 in Shows | 0

There’s been good news on the VR front of late, but precious little of it is coming from Oculus.Sony has moved 915,000 VR units to date, even though we haven’t seen many new VR games launch for the platform (though Resident Evil 7 is a notable exception).

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Bandai Namco Will Be Opening A New 'VR Zone' In Tokyo This Summer

Posted on 03/07 19:00 in Deals | 0

This new VR Zone will be a temporary installation but it will be a far bigger endeavour than the one that was held in Diver City last year.Situated in Kabukichō in Shinjuku, this new event space will have 3,600 square meters of floor space and hold host to 10 types of VR experiences.

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The Future Of Virtual Reality Isn't Your Living Room - It's The Mall

Posted on 03/08 02:31 in Deals | 0

Unique, large-scale experiences like free-roam VR, which can never be duplicated at home, will soon appear in malls and other retail destinations around the country.By using Vive experiences, IMAX has greatly reduced the cost of its centers, one of the main obstacles to the financial success of LBE.

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This Is Where You'll Find Some Of The Most Cutting Edge VR Arcades In Asia

Posted on 03/08 05:01 in Deals | 0

I vividly remember standing amazed in front of Ignite VR Arcade.Not too long ago, its owner - Roy Koo - shared how he was going to rent a shop space in a downtown mall and open the very first VR Arcade in Singapore.

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PS VR sci-fi shooter Farpoint launches May 17, including £74.99 Aim Controller bundle

Posted on 03/09 10:50 in More | 0

Virtual reality sci-fi shooter Farpoint will launch for PlayStation VR on May 17, Sony Computer Entertainment and developer Impulse Gear have announced.Let's be honest, the story in Farpoint is playing second fiddle to the fact it's the first PS VR title to make use of the VR Aim Controller, which allows users to aim via the weapon's virtual scope.

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Will your next operating system be a game engine?

Posted on 03/09 21:56 in Shows | 0

If you’re not a gaming enthusiast, you probably aren’t familiar with software engines like the Unreal Engine or Unity Engine.All that stands to change in the near future, and we have virtual reality to thank for it.

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How Zero Latency's Free-Roam VR 'Holodeck' Became A Luxury Product For Millennials

Posted on 03/13 13:08 in Deals | 0

And deep within that arcade is "The Arena," powered by Zero Latency.You get the idea that Kalahari didn't think an attraction called "Zero Latency" would sell a lot of tickets.

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Making The Holodeck Happen: Zero Latency and the Future of Entertainment

Posted on 03/13 18:21 in Deals | 0

And deep within that arcade is "The Arena," powered by Zero Latency.You get the idea that Kalahari didn't think an attraction called "Zero Latency" would sell a lot of tickets.

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CaptoGlove Channels The Powerglove Into The Modern Gaming Era

Posted on 03/20 17:59 in More | 0

The CaptoGlove is the motion controller VR has needed this whole time.Cue the CaptoGlove, a throwback to one of the most iconic gaming peripherals of all time, the Powerglove, for the Virtual Reality era.

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Ghostbusters VR game launches on PS VR

Posted on 03/22 12:52 in More | 0

Out of nowhere a Ghostbusters VR experience has launched on the PlayStation Store from Sony and CreateVR, best-known for its The Walk VR demo.The $6.

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