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HTC Vive

HTC Vive Pre-Orders Begins February 29

A week after unveiling the Vive Pre, HTC’s second-generation VR headset that comes with a front-facing camera and redesign, the company has announced pre-orders will open February 29th. First reported by the Telegraph, HTC will is expected to announce the price on February 29th. The Vive will ship in April,...

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Elite:Dangerous Horizons 1.5 Beta Add HTC Vive Support

Elite:Dangerous is evolving and the first in a series of expansions, named Horizons, will be available on November 30th – bringing with it a host of new features. One exciting addition is the first inclusion of official HTC Vive / SteamVR support in the upcoming beta release, the development team...

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Elite Dangerous: Horizons – New Vehicles

A brand new season of content for Frontier Developments’ popular space simulation title, Elite Dangerous, is on the way in the form of Elite Dangerous: Horizons. Beta testing for the experience is due to start later this month but, until its arrival, the developer’s David Braben has been teasing some...

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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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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,...

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Valve employee uses virtual reality to propose real-life marriage

The HTC Vive virtual reality headset hasn’t yet reached store shelves, meaning only a select few developers have gotten their hands on pre-release kits and explored the possibilities of “room-scale” VR. For one staffer at Valve Software, the Vive’s official SteamVR partner, that meant an opportunity to claim first dibs on...