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Everything you need to know about PlayStation VR

Sony's virtual reality face mask is out October 13 for you Rockefellers that can drop the $400 on it ($500 for the one that comes with Move controllers). To prepare you for the occasion, the PlayStation Blog has put out a pretty dang compre...   read


Rick and Morty creator co-founds VR game studio

Justin Roiland and Tanya Watson announced earlier today that they're teaming up to create a new virtual reality game studio. Called Squanchtendo, the studio intends to combine adult humor with VR gameplay.  Roiland is best known as one...   read

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Here's all the hardware news out of E3 2016

While E3's generally all about the games, this year we saw a pretty big turnout for hardware too: video cards, new consoles, and of course more virtual reality than we really know what to do with. So here's a roundup of all things physical ...   read

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The OSVR HDK 2: a $400 VR headset with Rift & Vive-like specs

Razer and Sensics have teamed up to announce the Hacker Development Kit 2, or HDK 2, virtual reality headset. The HDK 2 is part of the companies’ Open Source Virtual Reality consortium, which aims to “democratise” VR and a...   read

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There should be no more delays in getting your HTC Vive

Saying VR got off to a “rocky start” is kind of like saying the surface of Pluto is “a bit nippy”. Both the Vive and the Rift have been plagued by stock shortages and delays, leaving plenty of people unhappy with the...   read

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Review: Please, Don't Touch Anything

Take one part MacGyver, one part Alan Turing, one part the hidden pictures section in Highlights, and a whole bunch of pop culture references, mix them in a bowl of virtual reality, and you've got Please, Don't Touch Anything, the Oculus Ri...   read

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E3 website adds Xbox One virtual reality filter, multiple companies register

The ESA recently added the ability to search E3 2016's official website for the category 'Xbox One virtual reality' and it appears as though multiple companies have registered under said category, including: Maximum Games, Rebellion,&n...   read

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Review: Audioshield

For the last few weeks, I've had an HTC Vive set up in my living room, pulling it out when friends or family are visiting to show off the wonders of VR. While experiences like Tilt Brush or Space Pirate Trainer draw interest, Audioshield al...   read

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OVER: Come watch me hurt myself during my first VR extravaganza stream

All the other cool kids are doing it and I've got nothing but free time these days, so here I am, live streaming a bunch of HTC Vive games. I have a bunch of games to select from (click that link to see the list), most of which I haven...   read

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Move over Wii, hilarious VR injuries are here

Remember all the funny injuries and one unfortunate death that the Wii caused? Ten years later, everyone has an HD camera in their pocket to record the next wave of game-based injuries, only this time, it's in virtual reality. Some might ca...   read


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Oculus Rift is being sold at retail before all pre-orders have been fulfilled

“Pre-order” has a pretty well-defined meaning. If you pre-order something, the expectation is that one of whatever it is you’re pre-ordering will be saved for you, and you’ll get it on, or sometimes before, the day i...   read

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Racing sim DriveClub VR rated by ESRB despite Evolution closure

Despite the closure of developer Evolution Studios last month, DriveClub VR has been rated by the ESRB.  We’ve seen DriveClub VR demoed to showcase virtual reality tech, but as yet, nothing has been announced about a full release...   read

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The newest VR amusement in Japan shoots you out of a cannon

Have you ever heard of The Swing at the Edge of the World in Ecuador? It's what you would imagine: a swing that puts you over the mouth of a chasm that would certainly end your life. I'd want to try that, but it's too stupid to risk my lif...   read

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VR gave me pink eye at PAX

(Update: it was a popped blood vessel. Sorry for the scare!) We've all joked about it. Now the chickens have come home to roost, and shit, directly in my eyeball. I've been doing VR demos all day at PAX East, and at least one of them certa...   read

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Has your pre-order for HTC's Vive been inexplicably cancelled?

Just hours before they’re due to be sent out, pre-orders for HTC’s Vive are being inexplicably cancelled. Pre-orders sold out within minutes of going live, but now it seems even those lucky enough to have snagged the VR hardware...   read

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Star Wars holochess co-creator brings concept to reality with HoloGrid

While not an official Star Wars product, special effects legend Phil Tippett's (A New Hope, RoboCop, Jurassic Park, The Force Awakens) upcoming AR/VR card-and-video game HoloGrid: Monster Battle will definitely resonate with a lot of ...   read

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I set up PC VR for under 25 GBP: Results were mixed

With the rollout of high end VR headsets mere weeks away now, and a retail HTC Vive on the way to the Destructoid UK offices imminently, I decided to spend today performing a little experiment. Using only tech I could find around the house ...   read

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Console gamers are more excited for VR than PC gamers

Other than the PlayStation VR, virtual reality is almost entirely confined to the realms of PC gaming. For example, the Vive and Rift require a beefy rig, while and the Sulon Q straps a PC to the back of your head. So it may be surprising t...   read

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PS VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive: A breakdown in cost, accessories, and specs

With the announcement of the price and release date of Sony's PlayStation VR headset yesterday, I noticed many people don't really understand the difference between it and other upcoming VR devices like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. So ...   read

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Demand for PS4 cameras jumps over 1,000 percent

Demand for the PlayStation 4 camera has increased over 1,000 percent on Amazon UK in the wake of Sony’s confirmation of the price of PlayStation VR yesterday.   The camera will not be included in the base price of the P...   read

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VR Star Wars game leaked

Star Wars may be heading to a VR headset near you. Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine, developed by LucasArts and the Industrial Light and Magic Lab, is reportedly coming to Vive. A video momentarily popped up on the ILMxLab YouTube channel...   read

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Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed VR Experience

Ubisoft has announced Assassin’s Creed VR Experience, a virtual-reality experience scheduled to release later this year. The project - which is being developed in partnership with Fox and Practical Magic and reported to be based upon ...   read

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AMD announces the Sulon Q - a cordless VR headset with an on-board gaming rig

AMD has announced the Sulon Q, its own VR/AR headset to rival the Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR. The Sulon Q aims to fix one of the big problems with the current headsets available: miles and miles of cords that people hilariously fall ov...   read

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AMD's Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU may be the most powerful VR graphics card

There are two things holding my current PC back from being VR-ready: money, and my graphics card. AMD's newest GPU will help with the second thing, at least.  During today's presser at GDC, AMD announced their newest liquid-cooled dual...   read

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VR has a serious issue in the real world

With the impending release of retail VR headsets early next month, I've been working out how to rearrange my house to accommodate room-tracking technology. Moving tables, pushing back sofas, securing down TVs, and taking into account how...   read

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Laura's gaming journey began in the 90′s when she was given a SNES by her older brother with Mario paint. From that day video games were all she thought about day or night, be it playing them, ...



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