It’s been a while since we’ve seen news of a new commercial headset that really pushes the tech forward. Since the release of the original Vive and Rift nearly 2 years ago, the focus of the industry has been on increasing accessibility; justifiably so, but also not all too exciting for those eager to see
Perhaps the most exciting of the many E3 announcements from Bethesda today, it has been revealed that both DOOM and Fallout’s highly-anticipated VR versions will be arriving later this year. Both will be full standalone games that aim to re-imagine DOOM and Fallout IV in VR. It’s been possible to play the 2D versions of
In the ongoing head to head between the two most high-end VR headset manufacturers, HTC have announced their latest gambit: a new peripheral for the Vive that replaces those bothersome cables with a wireless interface. For the headset that’s already most-suited to fully room scale experiences, cutting the tether is potentially a huge boon for
It’s been almost a year of Vive vs Rift debates. On the one hand you have the much-loved Valve and their PC gaming empire, and on the other Oculus, a relatively new name but one backed by Facebook, the company it’s too cool to hate (but with a product too convenient to reject). Many aspiring VR
Fans of Rick and Morty everywhere rejoice: Justin Roiland’s surreal comedic squarks have been fused with the games development talent at Crows Crows Crows to bring something deliciously bizarre to the VR world.
Starting today, PC World, Overclockers UK and Scan Computers will – at select stores – have demo models of the HTC Vive for you to go and play with! Word is most are set up to play Space Pirate, Job simulator and Tilt brush: A great selection of VR games that will show off not only
Over the weekend, HTC finally gave some concrete details on the launch their upcoming headset, the Vive. A price of $799 USD was announced, with launch day in early April. This puts the Vive at $200 more than the Rift, but do note that Valve’s VR controllers come bundled with the headset, unlike the Oculus
If you’re looking to get stuck into VR in a serious way this year, these are the only two headsets you need worry about. Both of these headsets are expensive, and beyond that, require expensive hardware to build (see our hardware guide), but – compared to the mobile VR alternatives – are in a world of their