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Here's another look at the Mini NES, this time on a totally 80s laser grid

Nostalgia's a hell of a drug, eh? Nintendo's banking on it this fall when it releases the Mini NES for $60. It doesn't seem like a risky venture, though; it feels like a smart one. This thing will sell like hotcakes. Still not convinced? W...   read

 
 
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Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine is free on Steam

ILMxLAB's "cinematic virtual reality experiment" Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine saw a free release on Steam earlier today. If you have an HTC Vive, you'll be able to swing a lightsaber to deflect incoming blaster fire or make gashes in the ...   read

 
 
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The HTC Vive is getting an official Rick and Morty simulator

The makers of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty are teaming up for a virtual reality game for the HTC Vive and it's truly a thing I didn't know I wanted until I saw it right here, right now. "We've been huge fans of the franchise since the...   read

 
 
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CastleStorm isn't half bad on the Oculus Rift

Modern VR hasn't taken off as much as a lot of industry pundits thought it would. Most people can't afford it, and those who can are still on the fence. Developers are bonkers over it and are doing some cool things for sure, but the general...   read

 
 



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Get reminded of what's coming on PlayStation VR

Sony has basically had its fill of PlayStation VR hype. It has showed it at nearly every conference big and small since the device was announced at GDC 2014, and at E3 this year, Sony revealed that it will be out on October 13. For now, we ...   read

 
 
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KD in VR

Warriors wooed Kevin Durant with virtual reality

The Golden State Warriors are a team of the people. They've hardly ever been notable in the past 40 years, but still drew huge crowds out in Oakland, culminating in the We Believe year a decade ago when a fun, crappy 8-seed knocked the 1-se...   read

 
 
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VR adventure The Assembly looks promising, and it's out real soon

The Assembly is a first-person adventure about a secretive scientific organization that operates "outside the constraints of law and government," and as a "long form," narrative-driven virtual reality experience with exploration and puzzle...   read

 
 
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SuperHyperCube should be a solid PlayStation VR launch title

SuperHyperCube is one of those games that's much more challenging than it looks. The basic puzzle concept is simple, but you have to be in the right mindset. You have to get in the zone. You have a cube that's flying towards a wall with a ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR

GameStop gets second, final wave of PlayStation VR pre-orders

Today, Sony announced that GameStop would be taking pre-orders for the two available PlayStation VR bundles. Starting tomorrow (Thursday, June 30) at 7 AM Pacific, customers who'd like to secure their PlayStation VR units must do so exclusi...   read

 
 
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Unsettling rhythm game Thumper hits PC, PS4 this October

With Rez Infinite and now Thumper releasing on October 13, 2016, we'll be able to go to rhythm heaven and rhythm hell on the same day. The latter game (PS4, PlayStation VR, PC) sends you, playing as a so-called "space beetle," hurtling dow...   read

 
 
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HTC: Here's $10 billion dollars, go make something good

2016 is not the year of Virtual Reality. Expensive headsets aside, the video cards required for 3x SuperSampling at 90 FPS are ridiculous, old people who haven't played Sightline: The Chair on vertigo-inducing equipment will never be c...   read

 
 
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Duck Hunt
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Shoot the dog! A fan remade the original Duck Hunt in virtual reality

Imagine playing the original Duck Hunt, but this time the ducks can zip to the left and far right of you and escape into the bushes behind! Some random guy just built that. You can play it today. Sooner or later Nintendo is going to give us...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR

Super Stardust Ultra will be wild in first-person VR

Hearing that Housemarque's twin-stick shooter Super Stardust Ultra would be getting PlayStation VR support, I figured, "Oh, cool, you'll get to look at the spherical levels like they're right there floating in front of you. Sort of like how...   read

 
 
Arkham VR preview
  Watch Video I took off my headset just long enough to incredulously ask "Wait, you fucking killed off Nightwing?!" It wasn't so much the confidence and spunk to do it that took me by surprise. Hell, comic books off main characters all th...   read

 
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Sony is rolling out PlayStation VR demos at retail

You won't have to wait until the PlayStation VR's October 13, 2016 launch to try out the headset first-hand -- it's coming to retail outlets across North America with games like EVE: Valkyrie, PlayStation VR Worlds, Headmaster, Battlezone, ...   read

 
 
Final Fantasy XV hands-on
  Watch Video I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood....   read

 
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Serious Sam devs turned down 'a shitton of money' from Facebook and Oculus

[Update: Oculus has provided the following response: "We regularly offer developers financial grants to help fund early development of new titles to accelerate development or expand the scope of the game. In some cases, we exchange fundin...   read

 
 
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Play as Prompto in Final Fantasy XV, but only in PlayStation VR

Noctis looks like he'll have plenty of bro-time in Final Fantasy XV, but you can do more than just spend time with your bros; you can also play as your bros. At the PlayStation E3 press conference, Sony and Square Enix revealed a Final Fant...   read

 
 
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Farpoint is a mysterious PS4 shooter in VR

Sony showed off a brief trailer for Impulse Gear's Farpoint, a PlayStation VR game set on a Mars-looking red planet with an astronaut unwittingly stumbling on a drone, some kind of shipwreck, and a huge gross alien dirt spider. Doctor Tyson...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR is out on October 13, '50 games' still the goal this year

Sony announced today at their E3 conference that PlayStation VR will be out on October 13, 2015 for $399 (at a base price). Yep, it has a date. Previously pre-orders just had "October" slated but now we know for sure. The publisher re-itera...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft's Eagle Flight is probably way better than it looks

While watching Ubisoft and Oculus VR demonstrate Eagle Flight on-stage at E3, I had to keep reminding myself that these games are usually way better than they look when someone else is playing. The open-world flight game has players s...   read

 
 
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OSVR HDK 2

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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Bethesda VR

Fallout 4 is coming to the HTC Vive in 2017

Today at E3, Bethesda confirmed that they will be showing off VR experiences for both Doom and Fallout 4 at the conference. Attendees will be able to play limited demos featuring a hellish landscape and the Red Rocket area respect...   read

 
 
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Until Dawn

Until Dawn developer 'keen to bring games to wider audiences'

Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games is ready to branch out onto other platforms beyond the PlayStation 4. Talking to MCV, Supermassive’s MD Pete Samuels said he’s loved working with Sony, but the studio is keen to branch out...   read

 
 
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