VR is currently the in technology with the HTC Vive, Oculus and the PlayStation VR taking a lot of interest of many different types of gamers. More companies are getting involved with the likes of Samsung and even Nokia at one stage. Google first released the Daydream View headset at…
Dell has announced today at IFA that they will be stepping into the Mixed Reality space in a partnership with Microsoft, calling their headset the Dell Visor. The headset is made for the Windows Mixed Reality Platform and features a flip-up visor, cushioned headset, face padding, thumbwheel band adjustments and smart…
HTC Vive has announced today a price reduction dropping the price of the VR system to £599. Starting today the Vive will be more attainable to the mass market by knocking off over £150 from the price tag in the UK and will still come with a free trial to…
Recently, VR Karts announced that they will be heading to the brick and mortar stores GAME to complete their UK launch of the virtual reality title. In VR Karts players can take control of the driver's seat in their own customised kart and race against each other over different virtual environments on the…
A surprise entry amongst the Playstation tech demo at E3 2017, was that the beloved Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will coming to the Playstation VR in the near future. This comes hot off the heels of Bethesda's recent announcements in regards to Skyrim being ported over to the switch. As…
The HTC Vive is one of the VR systems we have enjoyed in our multiple times using it at events but the biggest barrier for most gamers is the cost to purchase one themselves at £759. To help, HTC have offered finance as part of their billing process where gamers can get…
Something that probably does not come up much in conversation within the wider gaming community but Second Life creators, Linden Labs have teased a new virtual reality platform, Sansa which has been officially announced in open beta. The platform will be compatible with VR headsets such as Oculus Rift and HTC…
In a recent interview, the head of Nintendo, Tatsumi Kimishima, has explained a bit more about the Nintendo Switch's online services and how you can upgrade them. The upgrades will most likely be applicable to the multiplayer online titles and downloads and will have an annual fee of 2,000 yen…
Drone racing is one of the latest sports to gain popularity and it doesn’t seem to have any danger of falling off, given the amount of new and improved drones constantly hitting the market. LuGus Studios have tapped this new market early by creating the world’s first commercial drone racing…
To celebrate Star Wars HTC in partnership with Valve and Lucasfilm are going to release a Star Wars VR experience called Trials on Tatooine for free to all HTC Vive owners. Anyone from Monday 18th July who own a HTC Vive will be able to pick up a lightsaber and defend…
HTC announced today that a business version of the HTC Vive (Vive BE) will be coming to capture the huge demand from industries to enable them to deploy commerical applications using the virtual technology. HTV Vive BE will be available from June 2016 and will allow both companies and individuals to…
Customers pre-ordering the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift have complained about orders suddenly being canceled or delayed. Yesterday Oculus Rift customers received an email apologizing for an "unexpected component shortage." The email did not include any timescales for those who have ordered, just saying that there will be "an update on their order status" by April…
The idea of logging into a virtual world whilst your physical body remains in reality has become a popular concept in the last few years, particularly in anime and video games. One such franchise to embrace this pseudo sci-fi technology is Sword Art Online, where your entire consciousness becomes connected to…
Announced just a few minutes ago at the Game Developers Conference in San Fransisco, PlayStation VR will be launching in October of this year for £349/$399. A price considerably lower than both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, it appears Sony are the only ones looking to market virtual…
From today you can pre-order the virtual reality set from HTC and Valve which will ship in early April. What do you get for you $799/£689? "Vive will be delivered as a complete kit allowing users to instantly jump into a fully immersive virtual environment using two wireless controllers, 360 degree tracking…
The HTC Vive's price was announced today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The VR headset, powered by Valves SteamVR, will ship in 'early April' with a controller for each hand and a pair of "Lighthouse" base stations to track movement in the room. It was also announced the…
Ever wanted to bring the end of the world from Zombie Apocalypse to real life, without the threat of being eaten, now you can thanks to the HTC Vive. Virtually Dead invites gamers, movie lovers and zombie enthusiasts to experience an "immersive theatrical experience" in a secret location somewhere in London…
GameStop is to start selling Sony’s PlayStation VR headset this autumn, as revealed by the retailer’s CEO Paul Raines yesterday during an interview on Mornings with Maria. Appearing on the Fox Business channel show, Raines discussed GameStop’s business and their plans to work with Sony on PlayStation VR along with…
"An adult game controller where touch and feedback are taken to the next level. Feel the game." That's the tagline behind VirtuaDolls, an adult VR game controller project currently running a funding campaign on Indiegogo. Let's not beat around the bush here (and we couldn't if we wanted to, there doesn't…
EGX 2015, Thursday morning, 11:30am. We met up with team over at HTC, who are looking after their inclusion into the virtual reality market, HTC Vive. Virtual reality is not a new technology, as companies have been trying to bring it to market as far back as 1968 with the Ultimate…
VGU were at the biggest UK consumer games event, EGX 2015. At this year's event we sat down with Sony to try the PlayStation VR, their entry into the virtual reality market. From fist glance the PlayStation VR stands out from the rest of its competition, it has a sleek, curved white…