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Zeiss has debuted a new VR headset at E3 2016, the VR One Plus. The headset is a follow up to their 2014 offering, and can now accommodate larger smartphone, with screen sizes up to 5.5-inches.
The VR game begins with scientists on a mission to study an anomaly near Jupiter, and are transported to an unknown alien world that "isn't even on the star charts," leaving you to fight for survival.
At Sony's E3 briefing today, Warner Bros. and Rocksteady studios have announced that 'Batman: Arkham VR' will be making its way exclusively to the PlayStation VR this October.
Along with announcing numerous games including a Skyrim remaster, Dishonored 2, a reboot to Prey, Quake Champions and more, Bethesda has also stated that it plans to bring Fallout 4 to VR platforms.
After launching its Vive VR headset for consumers in April, priced at $799, HTC has now unveiled the Vive Business Edition, saying that it will "lead [the] virtual reality enterprise sector".
Microsoft Research has developed a system which allows even the lowest-end laptops and smartphones to run high-quality VR. Dubbed FlashBack it offers 8x better framerates and 15x latency reduction.
OnePlus says it will launch its new flagship phone on June 14 in a virtual reality experience, with the first two hours of sales exclusively via VR - and its unloved invite system is finally dead.
Microsoft unveiled major plans at Computex earlier today. The company is opening up its Windows Holographic platform, which powers HoloLens and wants it to be adopted by OEMs like HTC and Oculus.
AMD has just unveiled its new $199 RX 480 graphics cards. But it delivers almost the same peformance as Nvidia's more expensive GTX 1070, while a CrossFire configuration blows past the GTX 1080.
Rumors had mentioned Microsoft would be unveiling a slimmed down Xbox One version at this year's E3, but the convention's website now seemingly points to the company's VR plans being unveiled as well.
Intel has unveiled its new line of Broadwell-E processors, designed for gaming and VR. The top-end of this already powerful line packs 10-cores and all the chips are unlocked for overclockers.
ARM is a little known company for those outside of the tech field, but it's responsible for most of the chips powering our devices. So it's a big deal when ARM announced its new VR-focused silicon.
A 40%-smaller Xbox One, with a 2TB hard drive and 4K video support, is expected at E3 next month. But another model - up to 4 times more powerful, and with VR support - is said to be coming in 2017.
A recent update to the Oculus Rift blocked a piece of software named Revive. Now, Revive has received an update which restores its functionality, while also making VR piracy way easier.
If you were one of the brave few using the Revive workaround for the HTC Vive, it looks like the fun has come to an end, as a new Oculus software update has killed the workaround.
Google announced the new Android-based Daydream virtual reality ecosystem at its I/O developer conference this week, and has since confirmed that it's building its own VR headset and controller.
VR headsets can easily make users experience nausea and headaches, but Microsoft has a novel solution that seems to address the problem. And the best part is that it would be very cheap to implement.
Researchers at Microsoft are experimenting with ways of making virtual reality a bit less virtual and a bit more real, by allowing users to feel the digital objects they're interacting with.
The latest forecast report from the market research firm says that virtual reality hardware is going to generate a lot of revenues this year, and will continue to grow for the next five years.
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.
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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.