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Today-only deal: first discount on the PlayStation VR headset

Here's a quick Tuesday trivia question: Which online retailer would be the first to discount the PlayStation VR headset? Amazon, GameStop, Target, perhaps Walmart? Nope. The answer is Monoprice. The value-oriented generic brand electronics ...   read

 
 
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Twisted Pixel thriller Wilson's Heart drops April 25

It's flying under the radar for most of you, but Twisted Pixel (The Maw, 'Splosion Man) has been off making an Oculus Rift game called Wilson's Heart, and it's coming out soon. Peter Weller is even in it! Set in the 1940s, this first-person...   read

 
 
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Have $20,000? Buy the life-sized Summer Lesson statue

Who needs virtual reality when you can have life-sized dolls? Oh wait, that's a thing that exists...Anyways! If you have fallen in love with Summer Lesson's Hikari Miyamoto, you can get an ordinary figure of her for 9,500 yen (~$83 US)...   read

 
 
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Bobby Throne: 'As you hold the Ghost Coin in your hand, you can feel your soul wrap around it'

The Bobby Throne Saves the World booth at PAX East is adorned with free coins and pamphlets, all necessary marketing materials to help spread Bobby's important message. A boy who has approached the booth stands a less than a foot away from ...   read

 
 
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Latest PS4 update found to reduce PlayStation Move 'jitter'

With last week's 4.50 firmware update for PlayStation 4, it seems that Sony has improved its PlayStation Move controller tracking. By now, you've no doubt seen or at least heard about "jitter" problems, in which a person could be playing so...   read

 
 
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ARK Park: An up-close and safe look at the dangerous dinos of ARK

ARK Park. It has a staccatoed cadence to it that's so damn entertaining to say. I saw it on the Wednesday of GDC and spent the entirety of the week barking it out like DMX pretending he's a dog. Steven, who just would not stop singing the f...   read

 
 
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See how Rock Band VR's set list is shaping up

Last time we checked in on Rock Band VR, Brett told you about three songs that had made the cut for the set list: "Walk This Way," "When You Were Young," and "Ain't It Fun." Good times. Simpler times. He's down in San Francisco doing Very I...   read

 
 
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Price cut! Oculus Rift and the Touch controllers are $200 off

That $199 price tag on a pair of Touch controllers for the Oculus Rift felt like total sticker shock, and I say that as someone who was impressed with the tech after trying games like Wilson's Heart leading up to the December launch. Thankf...   read

 
 
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Duck Hunt in VR adds dual-wielding and grenades

Some of the best Virtual Reality games are also the most simple, and it doesn't get much simpler than NES launch title Duck Hunt. You have a gun, your dog flushes out ducks, you shoot them. It's simple. To the point. Easy to understand. It'...   read

 
 
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GaCuCon: The Soulkeeper was quite the attention keeper

Have you seen the Helm Systems logo? When I got the business card I was like GIGGLE GIGGLE CONDOMS while totally keeping my composure. This is the second time I've had a chance to check their upcoming title, and yet again I came away impres...   read

 
 


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CCP's new game is a virtual sport called Sparc

CCP Games is taking a break from the EVE universe with Sparc, its upcoming full-body virtual sport game created for Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive that's set outside the long-running property. The trailer is cheesy in the way th...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR has sold better than Sony expected

Since its release in October, Sony has been quiet as to whether or not PlayStation VR has been a success for them. The general worry was whether or not the current virtual reality craze would teeter out much like 3D and motion controls, and...   read

 
 
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Review: Dexed

I'm at the point in PlayStation VR ownership where I'm still actively seeking out new games on a regular basis, but I'm also not willing to play just anything because it happens to support the headset. That novelty has long since worn off, ...   read

 
 
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Oculus exec warns developers about going all-in on VR right now

The annual DICE Summit is taking place in Las Vegas right now, which means that video game executives from all over the world are gathered together to talk shop. These are the industry's most influential decision-makers, and you best believ...   read

 
 
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The SoulKeeper VR has a lot of potential in a relatively untapped space

VR didn't catch on as much as some hardware manufacturers and developers would have liked. The kits are just so pricey, and so niche, considering that they need high-end PCs to run. But another barrier to entry is the current game selection...   read

 
 
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed once again

Ubisoft is setting aside even more time for Star Trek: Bridge Crew, its upcoming VR-only solo-play and co-op game in which you and your pals can harmoniously work together or disobey orders as members of Starfleet. The Vive, Oculus Rift, a...   read

 
 
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Valve making three 'full' games for VR, wants to advance the platform

Valve CEO Gabe Newell has never been a fan of consoles and reaffirmed those feelings recently when he explained to Eurogamer that "We get really frustrated working in walled gardens." This time is he talking not about power, but having to r...   read

 
 
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Oculus closes 200 Best Buy demo stations, begging the question 'does anyone want to demo VR?'

Forget the idea of pinkeye and the fear of germs from slipping your head (and hair/part of your face) into a VR headset that's been used hundreds of times, VR has always had a "demo" problem. When I was first shown VR, it was some lousy tec...   read

 
 
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Rock Band VR takes the stage in late March

The headliner, like any good rock star, is keeping the crowd waiting. Everyone presumed it'd be ready to rock when the Oculus Touch controls released. Nope. Headliners go on stage when they're damn well good and ready. Harmonix has just re...   read

 
 
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Fresh PlayStation VR bundles are incoming

While not every PlayStation VR game necessitates owning a PlayStation Move controller, much less two, it's good to have them around if you're committing to the platform. With that in mind, as well as the fact that 1) used or otherwise old M...   read

 
 
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(Update) Jury awards ZeniMax $500 million in lawsuit with Oculus

After almost three days of deliberation, a Dallas jury has reached a decision based on three weeks of testimony. The jury awarded ZeniMax half a billion dollars because it concluded that Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey violated a non-disclo...   read

 
 
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SuperHyperCube is gearing up for a Vive release

Kokoromi's SuperHyperCube hit the spot as an early standout PlayStation VR title, and now the first-person puzzle game is coming to HTC Vive at an unknown but probably not-very-far-off date. The concept of rotating an ever-growing block to...   read

 
 
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Psychonauts returns with Rhombus of Ruin on February 21

Before Psychonauts 2 lands in 2018, we're getting a warmup with Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, a made-for-VR title that'll fill in some of the blanks between the original game and the sequel. As confirmed today, it's set for a Februar...   read

 
 
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Ninja Theory's Dexed hits PlayStation VR next week

I hadn't heard of Dexed until today, just ahead of its PlayStation VR launch on Tuesday, but knowing that it was made by Ninja Theory (Enslaved, Hellblade) and inspired by Panzer Dragoon has me curious. It's a straightforward premise, with...   read

 
 
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At least 65,000 people are playing Resident Evil 7 in the best possible way

Resident Evil 7 is usually a scary game, but even when it's not scary it's always tense. The Baker compound is full of untold horrors but those horrors aren't constantly on the screen. In the moments where protagonist Ethan is alone, t...   read

 
 



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