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The second annual Proto Awards will be held on September 22nd alongside Oculus' Connect developer conference. The award ceremony highlights the best in virtual reality content. Submissions for consideration close on July 15th. Under the umbrella of the non-profit Virtual...
Although Oculus has sold more than 175,000 development kits, the vast majority of the world has still never had the opportunity to try the Rift VR headset, let alone any virtual reality headset. For a technology that frequently inspires notions of 'you...
WEARVR and Road to VR are joining forces to bring you VR goodness from the WEARVR app marketplace, a cross-platform repository of virtual reality experiences. This video gives a glimpse of the top 10 most popular experiences from the...
Inside the Box of Kurios is a brand new VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios which gives you a brilliant view of a Cirque du Soleil performance that's been specially tailored for virtual reality. If you've got Gear VR, you've...
Matterport, a company specializing in the capture and digital reconstruction of real-world environments, has announced a $30 million Series C investment round led by Qualcomm Ventures. The company says that the new investment brings its total funding to $56 million....
Oculus says that they'll be opening up their 'Constellation' tracking API so that third-parties can use the tech to build positionally tracked peripherals beyond what the company will make themselves. At E3 2015, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey told us that he...
Fove is today announcing that the company has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Samsung Ventures to further their eye-tracking VR headset, and additionally firms up their commitment to support Valve's Lighthouse positional tracking technology. Having now raised 180%...
When I was initially surveying the 17 Morpheus VR titles that Sony was showing at E3 2015, I came across one with a logo that was printed so small on the booth's placard that I could hardly read it. I...
Although Sony is working on engaging single-player experiences for Morpheus, their console-based VR solution is uniquely positioned for couch-based party gaming where local players interact with a player using the headset. Their new demo, The Playroom VR, does just...
Much praise has been lavished on Valve's 'room-scale'-capable Lighthouse tracking system, which affords users an impressively large tracking volume for virtual reality interaction. Not to be outdone, Oculus demonstrated to us at E3 2015 that their own tracking technology...
At E3 2015 Sony is showing a brand new addition to their The London Heist VR game, this time putting the player in an action-packed car chase. From Sony's London Studio, the demo represents another exemplary entry into the company's VR...
From the first time that Oculus revealed the 'Crescent Bay' prototype back at Oculus Connect 2014, they said they knew that no matter how good they made the headphones, some people would still prefer to use their own. And...
From the beginning, Oculus said they didn't want to reveal an official VR input solution until they could do it right. Despite pressure from their developers, competitors, and the VR community at large, the company bided their time up...
With games like Crysis (2007) and Ryse: Son of Rome (2013), Crytek has cultivated a reputation for making beautiful games. The company's VR team, which just announced Robinson: The Journey as their first title, is keeping with that tradition in...
Kite & Lightning have taken the wraps off of their newest experience, another project for GE, which explores the inner workings of musician Reuben Wu's brain in both a fantastical and realistic representation. The new experience is powered by...
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