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At present, modern VR headsets are for the most part unsupported on Apple computers, largely because many of the company's computers do not meet the recommended hardware specifications. Apple may rarely hint at it, but the company is thinking...
With the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shipping one year ago this month, Valve is getting in on the 'VR Anniversary' action with deep discounts on more than 200 VR titles and free-play access to Raw Data (2016) and...
While the Vive is often criticized for its front-heavy weight, the headset has actually managed to slim down over time thanks to manufacturing improvements. HTC has managed to shave 15% off of the original 550 grams (1.21 pounds), bringing...
What do you do when you want to push VR racing simulation to the limit of immersion? This. Played with just a headset and a controller, Dirt Rally in VR is a pretty awesome experience. But if you veer off of down...
APEX is the latest real-time VR music video experience directed by Arjan van Meerten, the creator of the acclaimed Surge (2015). The experience is set to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival this month. Update (4/10/17, 12:50PM PT): A spokesperson for Wevr...
With the Oculus Rift anniversary sale soon coming to an end, it's now time for the HTC Vive—which launched just a week after the Rift—to get in on the celebration. The April 5th anniversary of the Vive launch, which HTC is...
Batman: Arkham VR (2016) is one of PlayStation VR's top games, and an exclusive too. Now, developer Rocksteady has announced that it will soon launch the game on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Update (4/4/17, 10:43PM PT): The Steam...
Oculus' Asynchronous Spacewarp rendering technology is designed to smooth out the VR experience by making dropped frames a thing of the past. The tech rolled out several months ago, but some of AMD's older Radeon GPUs didn't get support...
We all saw this one coming, and yet it still looks like a blast. Robo Recall now has an unofficial Star Wars mod that dresses up the game with a fresh coat of paint and new weapons. With official modding support,...
Popular VR title Arizona Sunshine and two others are soon to get native support for the Virtuix Omni VR treadmill. Virtuix has also announced that the company has become a "formal hardware partner of HTC." Arizona Sunshine is one of SteamVR's...
For immersive technologies like AR and VR to be effective, they need to understand not only about our world, but also about us. But we don't even understand us all that well yet; as we capture more biometric information on...
In an update rolling out to Gear VR users over the next few weeks, Oculus Home on Gear VR will see a 2x boost in pixel resolution, according to Oculus, and load times improved as much as 3x. Oculus...
It's the joke everyone in the VR space has made at least once: 'virtual virtual reality—how meta!' But developer Tender Claws has taken the idea and applied it to a new Daydream experience which explores common themes of "VR, AI...
Founded in 1993, Immersion Corp. designs and licenses haptic technology that's come to be used in gamepads you're well familiar with. Now the company is developing a new haptic programming system which aims to help game developers make better...
At SVVR 2017 this week in Silicon Valley, Chinese VR developer organization VRCore brought a range of content to the show representing some of the VR work happening in the West. Among that content was Audio Beats by developer Famiku,...
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