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Space Channel 5 VR: Arakata Dancing Show coming to HTC Vive

This weekend at Topikagi, part of the Japan Amusement Expo 2018, players were able to tag-up with the fabulous go-go boots of futuristic news reporter Ulala, as funkadelic franchise Space Channel 5 made a long-awaited return, now in VR form...

 
 
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Play the backup dancer in Hatsune Miku VR

Hatsune Miku's second foray in virtual reality is your first chance to dance alongside her. Whereas Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live put you in the crowd for one of her concerts, this new venture is more about mimicking her moves. Degica Games ...

 
 
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HTC announces Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adaptor

HTC's recent tease for a higher-res Vive model is coming to fruition. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, the company announced the Vive Pro, a lighter-weight unit with integrated audio and a resolution increase to 2880 x 1600. The ...

 
 
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HTC is teasing a higher-resolution Vive

It's the Consumer Electronic Show next week, and from the look of it, HTC will use the venue to announce a new-and-improved Vive. The company posted this "new year's resolution" tease today: I'm personally expecting a revision rather than ...

 
 
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew no longer requires VR

With today's PC and PS4 update, Ubisoft's social space sim Star Trek: Bridge Crew no longer requires players to use a virtual-reality headset. If you've been trying to talk your friends into playing (or vice versa), that conversation should...

 
 
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Fallout 4 VR brings its own unique jank to the table

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Fallout 4 VR. I can’t say that I’m the biggest fan of Fallout 4, but man, the idea of playing the entire game in VR sounded too good to be true. Now that I’ve spent some time...

 
 
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Review: L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files

I've made my love for L.A. Noire very clear. Sure it's flawed, and presents itself as an open world game when it's really not, but the character interactions and camp really make it. Team Bondi (and its cast) put in so much effort into ever...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best VR Game of 2017 goes to...

Modern virtual reality, in earnest, kicked off in March of 2016. It's hard to believe that it's nearly been two years, but so far the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR have made their own unique impact on the industry. Although...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best VR Game of 2017

I won't claim to know what the future holds for virtual reality as a whole, but the cost of entry is becoming less of an obstacle, companies like Oculus, Valve, and Sony are still pushing forward, and every day more people are finding out ...

 
 
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Doom VFR makes me sick

I like to gush about how good I think Doom 2016 is. Some naysayers on the sidelines like to point out its flaws, and I respect that; nothing is perfect, and I could write a doctorate on the fundamental differences between new and old Doom a...

 
 
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Job Simulator follow-up Vacation Simulator announced

Job Simulator is one of the better virtual reality games out there and one I think every new VR owner should play. As announced at The Game Awards tonight, we're getting a sunny follow-up in 2018. Owlchemy Labs is continuing its comedic ph...

 
 
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Squanchtendo is now Squanch Games

Squanchtendo, the VR development studio co-founded by Rick and Morty's Justin Roiland, is no more. The company will now be known as "Squanch Games."

 
 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider's VR chapter is now available on PC

The VR-oriented Blood Ties chapter of 2015's Rise of the Tomb Raider has finally been added to the PC port of the game. The announcement was made on Steam by developers Crystal Dynamics.The VR chapter, which launched on consoles earlier thi...

 
 
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Infamous driving sim Desert Bus now playable in VR

Those maniacs at Dinosaur Games actually did it! They brought Desert Bus -- a game about painstakingly driving from Tuscon to Las Vegas in real time, without breaks -- to virtual reality. Desert Bus VR is available today as a free download ...

 
 
 
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Payday 2 is playable in VR complete with desktop cross-play

Payday 2 is getting virtual reality support next year, but if you'd like to try that out now and you have a Vive, that's an option. The first beta for Payday 2 VR went live today. Here's how to opt in: Find Payday 2 in your Steam library ...

 
 
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PlayStation VR puzzler SuperHyperCube is now on Vive

Kokoromi's virtual-reality puzzler SuperHyperCube sheds its PlayStation VR exclusivity today. The game is out now on Steam for $15 with support for HTC Vive, and there are some walls that need increasingly-wonky-shaped blocks put through th...

 
 
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Job Simulator scores a free endless mode

Finally, a reason to revisit the excellent albeit fleeting Job Simulator. This slapstick virtual reality game is one of the first things I recommend new VR owners check out, but once you've gone through it a few times, there's not much ince...

 
 
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The Talos Principle has come to Oculus Rift and Vive

At the risk of being "that one guy on Destructoid who just won't shut up about The Talos Principle," hey, this very good and worth-playing first-person puzzle adventure game has come to virtual reality. It's available as of today on Steam f...

 
 
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HTC Vive is throwing in a free copy of Fallout 4 VR

As of today, folks who buy an HTC Vive will get a copy of Fallout 4 VR at no extra charge. As part of a new promo, Bethesda and HTC are including a pre-order code "while supplies last." The game itself -- which is Fallout 4 with "all-new co...

 
 
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Ship It takes Tetris to another dimension

If there's a pantheon of gaming, surely Tetris is the god of puzzle games. The satisfying feeling when you manage to clear a row needs no translation, and the Russian export has been played on every continent of the earth. The simple c...

 
 
 
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Review: Sparc

I feel like I've typed the phrase "VR has potential" a million times, but it's true. When I'm presented with perfect conditions in a perfect setting, where two people can have VR headsets and engage in a multiplayer sporting event, VR is un...

 
 
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$200 price cut brings HTC Vive down to $599

That recent Oculus Rift price reduction and sale must've moved a lot of on-the-fence VR adopters into action. Today, HTC is following suit with a significant permanent price drop of its own for the Vive. Previously priced at $799, the virtu...

 
 
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Play God in Cat Sorter VR

Cats are my life, now. I can't escape them. At this point, why would I even want to? They're cute and cuddly, and are now allegedly in desperate need of help. For you see, not all cats were created equal. Hell, not are cats were created as ...

 
 




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