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Monday, 17 Aug 2015

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

Mow down the undead horde in this new 400 square meter virtual reality arena

A new virtual reality gaming center has opened in Melbourne, Australia, allowing gamers to literally walk, run, and shoot their way through shambling legions of zombies after their gray matter. Locales are varied, ranging from city streets to cramped laboratories.

NVIDIA GameWorks VR enters beta stage with two separate SDKs for game and headset developers

NVIDIA GameWorks VR enters beta stage with two separate SDKs for game and headset developers

NVIDIA has announced two separate SDKs for game and headset developers as its GameWorks VR development kit enters its beta phase. The new SDKs will allow developers to increase performance and create more immersive VR experiences.

Monday, 6 Jul 2015

Mozilla begins external testing of MozVR, new VR-based Firefox browser

Mozilla begins external testing of MozVR, new VR-based Firefox browser

Mozilla has opened up beta testing of its Firefox with VR virtual reality browser to external developers. This is part of MozVR, Mozilla's initiative to spearhead development of an open VR platform for the Web.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Oculus Rift has something brewing

The Oculus Rift has something brewing

Just days before E3 2015 kicks off, Oculus VR will be holding an event for the Oculus Rift. Could the Oculus Rift price point finally be revealed?

Monday, 18 May 2015

Here’s what you’ll need to power the Oculus Rift when it releases in 2016

Here’s what you’ll need to power the Oculus Rift when it releases in 2016

Oculus has announced the system specifications required to run its Rift virtual reality headset, and we've to say that those are some quite demanding specifications!

Friday, 15 May 2015

Ride and hunt dinosaurs in ARK: Survival Evolved, a new open-world MMO

Ride and hunt dinosaurs in ARK: Survival Evolved, a new open-world MMO

ARK: Survival Evolved is a multi-player, online survival game that lets you band together with your fellow players to hunt, gather resources, craft items and dominate both dinosaurs and rival tribes. Oh, and you get to ride a pterodactyl.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Ubisoft sees potential in VR, working on bringing its big titles over

Ubisoft sees potential in VR, working on bringing its big titles over

With everybody so focused on when VR headsets are coming out, nobody seems to be wondering how widespread VR support will be. Well, now we know of at least one major gaming company that's going to be supporting VR.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

The Age of VR is almost here; the Oculus Rift has a release date and a new look!

The Age of VR is almost here; the Oculus Rift has a release date and a new look!

After years of development and various iterations of the development kit, the Oculus Rift is finally going to be seeing the light of day! Even better, we don't have that long to wait!

Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Widerun bike trainer allows you to explore Alpine trails from your home

Widerun bike trainer allows you to explore Alpine trails from your home

This bike trainer will allow you to navigate VR worlds ranging from the Great Wall of China to the Alps. If you're feeling adventurous, you can even have a go at the zombie apocalypse! It works with Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and external displays and provides resistance feedback and 60° of steering.

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift For US$2 Billion

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift For US$2 Billion

Facebook has just announced a deal that will see it buy virtual reality headset makers Oculus Rift for US$2 billion in cash and stocks, with another US$300 million depending on Oculus Rift's performance.

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