Results for Tag "VR"

Star Wars - Trials on Tatooine coming to HTC Vive on Monday

Posted 07/16 20:25 in Mobile | 0comments

Star Wars - Trials on Tatooine coming to HTC Vive on Monday

The experience has been developed under the guidance of Rob Bredow, Lucasfilm’s chief technology office and co-written by “Star Wars canon-keeper” Pablo Hidalgo.Players will be transported to Tatooine where they will wield a lightsaber and take control of a Padwan sent to the planet to help rebuild the Jedi order.

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Razer OSVR HDK 2 pre-orders now live - A slightly cheaper VR option

Posted 07/21 01:05 in Mobile | 0comments

Razer OSVR HDK 2 pre-orders now live - A slightly cheaper VR option

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive may be a little too pricey for some but there is the Razer OSVR HDK 2 which has just gone on pre-order.The OSVR HDK 2 comes in at a slightly more reasonable £399.

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Steam is having a VR sale this weekend

Posted 07/29 00:45 in Mobile | 0comments

Steam is having a VR sale this weekend

Ahh, VR.The problem is most games are overpriced and usually a bit crap.

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Check out the arm, hand and finger tracking with Manus VR glove and Vive

Posted 07/29 18:32 in Mobile | 0comments

Check out the arm, hand and finger tracking with Manus VR glove and Vive

While the Vive does a good job with tracking the hand and arm positions, it doesn’t track the fingers and this is where the Manus VR glove comes in.The dutch start-up has released a new video today to show how accurate the tracking of the hand, arms and fingers actually is and it’s quite impressive.

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Driveclub VR just made me a whole lot better at racing games, and I barely had to try

Posted 08/17 19:19 in Gaming | 0comments

Driveclub VR just made me a whole lot better at racing games, and I barely had to try

Mario Kart excepted, I'm not the best in the world at racing games.Because as well as being a deeply fun,  evocative driving experience, Driveclub VR does something really quite important for the format.

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Exploring Lara Croft's childhood home is the perfect primer for PlayStation VR

Posted 09/29 20:08 in Gaming | 0comments

Exploring Lara Croft's childhood home is the perfect primer for PlayStation VR

Graphically, Croft Manor never looked so good - but structurally, it's falling apart.It's also great getting more insight into Lara's childhood, and all the ways her late father encouraged her spirit of adventure from an early age.

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Valve teases new prototype VR controller

Posted 10/13 00:07 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve teases new prototype VR controller

The Vive’s controllers are not bad at all but the boffins at Valve were ready to show a new prototype of VR controllers at Steam Dev Days in Seattle.Looking at the image, it appears to have a grip and grasping function, a feature that would prove very useful in VR.

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Microsoft announces $299 VR headsets

Posted 10/26 19:09 in Mobile | 0comments

Microsoft announces $299 VR headsets

At an event in New York this morning, Microsoft revealed standalone VR headsets which will retail at $299.This is the first time Microsoft has addressed VR since the HoloLens and no details of the headsets specs have been revealed.

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Upcoming Ubisoft VR titles all cross-platform - Star Trek Bridge Crew coming 2017

Posted 11/28 20:15 in Mobile | 0comments

Upcoming Ubisoft VR titles all cross-platform - Star Trek Bridge Crew coming 2017

Ubisoft’s first foray into the world of VR was Eagle Flight which appeared on the Oculus Rift first but now they are moving to launch on all platforms simultaneously.Eagle Flight is available on 20 December for the HTC Vive and the upcoming Werewolves Within and Star Trek Bridge Crew will launch on all platforms at the same time.

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ZOTAC reveals the VR GO backpack

Posted 11/28 20:16 in Mobile | 0comments

ZOTAC reveals the VR GO backpack

We’re not sure how long these will be around what with wireless technology coming for a tetherless VR experience, but these backpack mounted PCs are here now.The ZOTAC VR GO comes with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and Intel Skylake Core i7 processor, and it’s been designed for ease of use while mounted on the back of a user.

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Epic's VR title Robo Recall backstory explained in new video

Posted 12/21 12:48 in Mobile | 0comments

Epic's VR title Robo Recall backstory explained in new video

Back in October Epic revealed a new VR title called Robo Recall and we’ve not heard much about it since.A new developer video has appeared which explains the game’s narrative and backstory.

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Lorne Lanning's Top 10 Games of 2016

Posted 12/29 11:51 in Reviews | 0comments

Lorne Lanning's Top 10 Games of 2016

Lorne Lanning is the co-founder of development studio Oddworld Inhabitants, and creator of the Oddworld series of video games.Limbo made some really great artistic choices, so the follow-up was always going to be something to watch out for.

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No HTC Vive 2 at CES despite rumours

Posted 12/29 16:33 in Mobile | 0comments

No HTC Vive 2 at CES despite rumours

There has been mention of 4K resolution with wireless which seemed a little far-fetched at this stage in the VR cycle.HTC has debunked the rumours confirming to UploadVR that there will not be a Vive 2 reveal at CES which kicks off on 5 January 2017.

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Become an actual bird (with a beak and everything): You should be playing Eagle Flight VR

Posted 01/02 22:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Become an actual bird (with a beak and everything): You should be playing Eagle Flight VR

A VR game that lets you become an eagle and fly through the city of Paris.That’s what the marketing material will tell you, and it’s largely true - there’s an incredible sense of freedom in Eagle Flight that’s totally unmatched by other VR experiences.

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Valve fully behind VR with full game in the works

Posted 01/18 01:44 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve fully behind VR with full game in the works

During this evening’s AMA with Valve’s Gabe Newell, he confirmed their future commitment to VR.The knuckles controller is being designed at the same time as we’re designing our own VR games.

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Ditch the cables. Wireless VR kit Rivvr ready for pre-orders

Posted 01/20 01:55 in Mobile | 0comments

Ditch the cables. Wireless VR kit Rivvr ready for pre-orders

The next step for VR is to get rid of the annoying cables that keep users to tethered to their PC.Pre-orders are now live for the Rivvr which attaches to the back of a VR headset.

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Eastern Horrors, Zombies, & Demons Attack In This VR Arcade Game

Posted 01/26 01:07 in Hardware | 0comments

Eastern Horrors, Zombies, & Demons Attack In This VR Arcade Game

The Hopping Dead casts players as a Wizard Exorcist, besieged on all sides by Jiangshi and other Asian monsters from folklore and myth in this VR arcade action game.The monsters of The Hopping Dead are not affected by guns or fire, and must be attacked with magical spells or banishing talismans at a distance, or your exorcising swords when they get into melee range.

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Valve working on three full VR games

Posted 02/10 05:32 in Mobile | 0comments

Valve working on three full VR games

During a VR roundtable discussion at Valve with press Gabe Newell revealed they are working on three VR games.Valve has already hinted at new VR game development at the studio but this is the first time he’s specifically stated they are not small tech demo games but in fact full releases.

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LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC

Posted 02/27 20:32 in Mobile | 0comments

LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC

In a brief email from Valve they have announced that LG is developing a new VR headset.LG will unveil the new VR HMD at GDC in San Francisco this week.

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Raw Data Oculus support added with cross-play

Posted 03/17 01:05 in Mobile | 0comments

Raw Data Oculus support added with cross-play

Survios has now pushed the Raw Data 0.The game also now supports cross-platform play between Oculus and Vive users.

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