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There's been a couple alleged sources claiming revamped consoles are coming in the near future. Now we can add one more source which actually suggests a soft announcement window for the "PS4.5".
The Oculus Rift will be released on March 28, and 30 games will be made available to coincide with its launch - but Oculus says that's "just the beginning", promising over 100 more games this year.
GDC 2016 has seen several announcements for the world of VR, and Sony has revealed pricing and availability for its PlayStation VR kit, as well as an initial batch of games for it.
You probably didn't expect it, but AMD is apparently stepping into both augmented reality and virtual reality at the same time, with a headset that can do both, so the company claims.
When asked if Mac support was on the way for its Rift virtual reality headset, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey said that it's "up to Apple. If they ever release a good computer, we will do it."
McDonald's franchises in Sweden are piloting a new Happy Meal offering that will include a DIY kit to turn a Happy Meal box into a VR container meant to house your smartphone.
While the HTC Vive may not actually be in your hands until April 5th, pre-orders open today from 3pm GMT. Although the price is a little higher than that of the US, it does come with a few goodies.
The release date for the HoloLens Development Edition was apparently accidentally released today. It looks like very soon you'll be able to have your very own augmented reality device.
From flagship frenzy and FBiOS, to the post-app era, virtual ubiquity, Xbox extermination, malicious Mint, Garage goodness, and a helpful Ear, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
A week before the HTC Vive virtual reality headset pre-order opens, device partner Valve have released a Portal-themed performance diagnostic test on Steam.
Good news out of MWC for those excited about VR: HTC has finally announced a price for its new Vive VR headset and there's also a ship date. Pre-orders start at the end of the month.
Google is reportedly getting ready to launch a successor to its inexpensive Cardboard VR headset. The new version is expected to come with a wide range of improvements, including a plastic shell.
Imagine watching the Superbowl and seeing Cam Newton enter your living room, highlighting a throw he just made in the game. That's part of the NFL's vision for the future of sports and HoloLens.
Samsung is rumored to debut a couple of new handsets at its Unpacked event in February. Along with these handsets, Samsung may also debut a new 360-degree camera dubbed 'Gear 360'.
With virtual reality on the verge of becoming mainstream, NASA has teamed up with game developers to create an VR experience that will take you to Mars without having to leave Earth.
After Alton Towers announced its new VR rollercoaster ride last week, Thorpe Park has unveiled a very different, and somewhat more spooky, VR experience of its own: 'Derren Brown's Ghost Train'.
The HTC Vive VR headset, developed in partnership with Valve, will finally be available for purchase starting this coming February. The first devices are expected to ship in April.
Palmer Luckey, Oculus founder and CEO, explained why the new Rift VR headset cost so much more than enthusiasts were expecting. He also regrets not managing expectations better.
Pre-orders for the first consumer model of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are now live, costing $599 for the headset, two controllers, two games and all required additional cables.
After a long stretch of seeing and hearing about its VR headset, the folks over at Oculus are finally ready to open up preorders for its Rift headset later this week.
HTC's Vive has been touted for quite some time. As we get closer to launch, it looks like a new image has leaked that reveals what could be the final iteration of the controller for consumer sales.
Uncharted 4, Ratchet and Clank, Final Fantasy VII, Dead Star and more get rattled off as titles coming to Playstation 4 in 2016 at the PSX 2015 convention. See what's on tap.
Oculus unveiled their partnership with Harmonix and announced that a brand new Rock Band VR game will be a launch title for the Rift VR headset, which seems to be a big win with the fans.
After unveiling its Ozo virtual reality camera in July, Nokia has revealed that it will cost $60,000, with shipments beginning in Q1 2016 - but the company has no plans to launch its own VR headset.
YouTube has added two new VR features to its Android client. The new VR feature will add depth to supported videos, while all YouTube videos will now support a Cardboard VR mode.
Samsung's Gear VR headset made its debut a couple hours ago at Oculus' Connect 2 conference in Los Angeles, California. We have gained access to the unit and have some close-up images of the Gear VR.
Oculus has announced that it will add support for Minecraft Windows 10 Edition to its VR headset. The game's launch date on the Oculus Rift was not announced, but the headset is due sometime in 2016.
360-degree video support has made its way onto Facebook, and to showcase the new feature, the company's first clip shows off Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a truly immersive experience.
The USS Enterprise-D from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' is being built "in its entirety" as an Oculus-ready VR experience built on Unreal Engine 4... and so far, it's looking pretty good.
Google recently introduced 360-degree videos to YouTube and they've already seen a bit of success. Now the company is allowing advertisers to take advantage of this VR-compatible technology.
Oculus doesn't want to box itself in by only appealing to gamers, and that's why it is now partnering with a studio that will create 3D content and experiences that will have appeal to a wide market.
OnePlus is giving away its own iteration of Google's VR headset, 'Cardboard'. The headset will be available in limited quantity and will be used for OnePlus' upcoming launch event for the 'OnePlus 2'.
Microsoft Research deemed that Oculus lenses were not good enough for users to fully enjoy the Rift. That's why MSR designed new ones and shared the 3D-printable plans online for users and fans.
Mike Shinoda from 'Linkin Park' fame has released a new music video under his 'Fort Minor' moniker. The YouTube video release is unique in that it employs 360-degree view that users can change.
With Windows 10, Microsoft is working to make it easier for developers to build virtual reality games and apps by baking the functionality into the OS and standardizing the input methods.
Oculus is holding a special event in just a few minutes, discussing the Rift, VR technology in general and the future of this emerging field. You can watch the event live right here.
Irides is Microsoft's technology that can improve virtual reality displays, like the Oculus Rift, and deliver higher-end graphics alongside low latency for a better user experience.
Microsoft is serious about VR and it's not ignoring the likes of Oculus Rift. The company is developing Irides, a project that allows for higher quality and lower latency on VR headsets.
The consumer version of the Oculus Rift finally has a firm launch date: the company says it will be available in Q1 2016, and promises further info on specs and new VR games "in the weeks ahead".
At a SXSW panel discussion about virtual reality, Palmer Luckey indicated that while things "haven't gone horribly wrong", he has backed down on actually releasing the headset later this year.
Mainstream virtual reality is just on the horizon, but until then, it's beginning to be used as a tool in sports to help athletes train as well as learn from their mistakes during matches.
Valve programmer Jeep Barnett says that a lot of game franchises are being tested with the company's new headset developed in collaboration with HTC, one of these includes Half Life.
Half-Life 3D confirmed? Not quite, but the company behind Steam is ready to unveil its VR project that its been working on for the past few years. We'll also see new controllers and devices.
Facebook has given us a hint as to where it sees VR technology going in the near future. The company is already creating apps and testing scenarios that might soon become commonplace.
Microsoft has just unveiled Windows Holographics, a system for creating "holograms" by using an AR headset which allows a system to overlay a virtual reality over our physical reality.
HP has unveiled a number of new displays ranging from 4K and 5K ultra resolution screens, to more traditional curved displays, to a highly-specialized and a bit bizarre 3D offering.
According to sources, developers are now in possession of development kits for Microsoft's Xbox One VR head-mounted display. The headset could make its debut in June at E3 2015.
Sony has been working on its virtual reality helmet for a while now, and according to the latest news, a consumer version is 85% complete, hinting at a launch in the near future.
A group of high school students are making waves with their VR headset that resembles Google Cardboard, but predates it by over a week. The headset is made with household items and a mobile phone.