Category: VR Tech

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Oculus Touch’s Toybox

A new video from Oculus VR that took a look at the Oculus Touch position-tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). The video showcased the Toybox software that the company has been exhibiting with the device at various events around the world over the past...

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John Carmack Now Working on Minecraft for Oculus Rift and Gear VR

One of the biggest moments at last month’s Oculus Connect developer conference was the revelation that Minecraft, the stratospherically successful retro-styled social title, is coming to the Oculus Rift and Samsung’s Gear VR. Now, Oculus CTO John Carmack has stated that he’s working hard himself on optimising the title for virtual reality....

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Elite: Dangerous CQC Launch Trailer

Released today by Frontier Developments is a trailer for its Close Quarter Combat (CQC) Championships on virtual reality (VR) compatible space simulation videogame Elite: Dangerous. The CQC Championships, which is available now pits players against each other in the ultimate space gladiatorial contest. Players can equip their spacecraft with unique loadouts...

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GameStop Bringing Valve’s Steam Hardware to Stores

Hot on the heels of US game retail giant GameStop’s CEO Paul Raines announcing that “We’re going to be the destination for VR”, come news that the company has also cut a deal with Valve to stock the forthcoming wave of new Steam hardware, probably to include SteamVR’s flagship VR headset,...

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AMD, Oculus VR and Dell for VR Ready PC’s

AMD has announced a collaboration with Oculus VR and Dell to equip Oculus Ready PCs with AMD Radeon GPUs, starting at $999 USD. The PCs will be designed to deliver high-end gaming performance and enable virtual reality (VR) experiences for consumers straight out the box. The collaboration will allow customers...

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Capture The World with Your iPhone in 360-Degrees

I stayed outside. My friend hustled his way through the fray of people inside the Apple Store, eager to have a new iPhone 6S in his hands on Friday last week. Like all of them, I had been an enthusiastic iPhone user until I bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 this past year....

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10 VR Takeaways from Oculus Connect 2

Last week’s Oculus Connect 2 conference was perhaps a pivotal event in the story of virtual reality. It was the last developer conference before the floodgates of consumer VR open next year when three platforms–Oculus, Steam VR, and PlayStation VR–make their way into our homes and offices. In some ways,...