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Final Fantasy XV VR Experience kind of sucks

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. There was the ...   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

 
 
Valve VR photo
Valve VR

Valve's Destinations lets you make and visit VR worlds

With Valve's Destinations software, you can make and explore virtual-reality environments like the ones below. The toolset released earlier today on Steam and it's totally free whether you're just in it to look at popcorn or build your own...   read

 
 
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'Coda' is still a free VR update for Volume

I wasn't all that crazy about Volume when it was released, but some free DLC -- VR no less -- is enough to get me to check it out again. Developer Mike Bithell has re-confirmed what he said last October, in that Coda will be a fre...   read

 
 
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Harmonix's Music VR might make for a great new way to listen to music

Listening to music is one of my favorite activities in this world. Not hearing music, but listening to music. Giving music my full, undivided attention. I'll often sit on my bedroom floor with my back against the bed, close my eyes, and lis...   read

 
 
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Review: Edge of Nowhere

For $40, you can experience around three hours of a white guy with a gun battling aliens that can infect humans in Insomniac Games' VR debut, and no, it isn't Resistance, but obviously that isn't a stretch for the developer. That means you'...   read

 
 
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Insomniac's horror adventure Edge of Nowhere drops soon

Ratchet & Clank studio Insomniac Games has several other interesting projects coming up, a few of which are built for virtual reality. Edge of Nowhere, a chilly third-person action-adventure, is one such game. It's headed to the Oculus...   read

 
 
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Review: PDTA
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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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Friendship for everyone
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I spent last night tagging train cars and huffing paint in Kingspray Graffiti Simulator

Remember that video of the VR graffiti sim that went viral a bit ago? I worked some magic and got my hands on an early copy for the HTC Vive to give you all a sneak peek at what to expect when Kingspray Graffiti Simulator launches on ...   read

 
 
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XboneVR

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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Xbox VR

It sure looks like Xbox VR is coming next year

It's almost a foregone conclusion that Microsoft will unveil at least one new and upgraded model of Xbox One at this year's E3. It was originally believed that a souped-up version of what released in late 2013 would serve to fix the perform...   read

 
 
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Cheap VR

VR Wars: Oculus Rift alternatives from Asia under $200

You've probably never heard of 3Glasses, Bee VR, Dee Poon, or Laputa Hero, but you might want to buy one in the next ten seconds. Well-funded Asian companies (Jingdong and Taobao) are already shipping the value-priced virtual reality heads...   read

 
 
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Oculus Rift

Oculus piracy 'fix' actually makes it easier

Oculus Rift’s most recent anti-piracy update has only served to make piracy on the VR headset easier.  The new update for the Oculus Rift hardware had intended to curb piracy, directly targeting the Revive mod which enables gamer...   read

 
 
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Oculus Rift

Oculus software update messes with Vive compatibility

According to a post on reddit's HTC Vive-themed board, Oculus' latest system update has disabled Revive functionality. Revive is a wrapper that allows users to trick Oculus software into working on the Vive. This news comes directly fr...   read

 
 
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Review: Time Machine VR

In my mind, the time travel trope has overstayed its welcome on too many occasions. I actually went and saw 2002's The Time Machine in theaters for some reason, and that was enough for me to err on the side of caution when it comes to ...   read

 
 
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Google announces Daydream VR platform for Android N

Today at Google I/O the company announced Android N alongside their new virtual reality platform, Daydream, that will work across multiple new phones. Similar to Gear VR, it works by popping Android N phones in Daydream-ready VR headsets t...   read

 
 
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Review: The Gallery
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Review: The Gallery - Episode 1: The Call of Starseed

Due to the short development time developers have had with the Vive and Steam's seemingly non-existent quality control, most things available for the Vive are cynical Unity store asset flips or simple basic experiences.Currently, there are ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo VR

The Nintendo titles you already own are some of the best VR games

Now that I've spent a lot of time with both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive I can honestly say that the best games available for virtual reality headsets are Nintendo games. I know what you're thinking, "Jed, Nintendo doesn't make VR games!" S...   read

 
 
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