Hands-on: Killing Zombies with the Survios Prime 3 Prototype is a Blast [video]

Survios, formerly Project Holodeck, continues to work to create a fully immersive virtual reality environment. I got my hands on their latest prototype hardware, dubbed the Prime 3, to slay Zombies on the Holodeck once again. … Read the full article …

Tickets to ‘Zero Latency’ Wireless Free-Roaming Zombie VR Experience On Sale Now, Aussie Residents Only

Zero Latency is the new name for Inversion Project, a free-roaming wireless virtual reality experience that utilises motion capture and an Oculus Rift powered by a PC on your back. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: New Zombies on the Holodeck Build Adds Razer Hydra Calibration, Significantly Improves Gunplay (video)

Though it's been a few months since the Zombies on the Holodeck alpha was released, I still think it's one of the best game experiences in the Oculus Rift thus far. Don't get me wrong -- there are some other really cool 'experiences' that folks have made of the Rift, but Zombies on the Holodeck has some real gameplay elements which show what the future of VR gaming might be like. One unfortunate issue with the original alpha was lack of calibration. The team has been working on a new build which … Read the full article …

Project Holodeck Shows Latest Wild Skies Gameplay at USC Demo Day (video)

Project Holodeck is an ambitious project out of the University of Southern California to create a low-cost fully embodied virtual reality environment with the help of the Oculus Rift, Razer Hydra, and other hardware. The team showed off their latest progress on their first game, Wild Skies, at USC's annual 'Demo Day.' … Read the full article …

Exclusive: Zombies on the Holodeck Trailer, Alpha Download Now Available [Gameplay Video]

The latest game out of Project Holodeck is Zombies on the Holodeck, a noir-styled zombie game for the Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra. In addition to an exclusive trailer, we've links to the alpha so that you can try it yourself! Project Holodeck is system in the works by a team of students at the University of Southern California. The Holodeck itself is a portable multiplayer virtual reality environment with, full body tracking, which makes use of the Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra. The … Read the full article …

Exclusive: Project Holodeck Hands-on Demo and Interview with Director Nathan Burba [video]

Recently I got a chance to meet up with Project Holodeck director Nathan Burba. Not only did we sit down for a detailed interview, but I was also fortunate enough to get a hands-on demo of the system. Project Holodeck is an immersive virtual reality multiplayer platform. Yes, that's a mouthful, but it means something significant. This is a complete virtual reality platform. The Oculus Rift is great, and I can't wait to get my hands on it, but I'm even more excited for Project Holodeck because it … Read the full article …

Project Holodeck Goes to the Game: Next Exhibition in Dublin

Project Holodeck is an effort out of USC to create a multiplayer virtual reality gaming platform that offers full avatar embodiment and immersive first-person gameplay. Some members of the Project Holodeck team made the lengthy trek from the States to Dublin, Ireland to showcase the project at the 'Game: Next' exhibition, a 4-day look at experimental gaming technology and the future of gaming, at the Science Gallery … Read the full article …

Project Holodeck Update: Razer Now Official Sponsor, The Team Tests the Oculus Rift

Exciting info for the team of Project Holodeck, Razer is now an official sponsor. The company, which was founded in 1998 and manufacturers PC peripherals for hardcore gamers, will supply the Holodeck team with hardware pertinent to the project and offer a direct line for technical inquiries. The announcement comes shortly after the Holodeck team got their hands on the latest Oculus Rift prototype. I spoke with Project Holodeck producer James Iliff about the sponsorship and the latest … Read the full article …

Project Holodeck Seeks to Create a Low Cost Full-motion VR Gaming Environment with the Help of the Oculus Rift HMD

A team of 25 members is working at the University of Southern California to create a full-motion virtual reality gaming environment, they're calling it Project Holodeck. By 'full-motion' I mean that the playspace allows the user to actually walk or run around the environment; their movement is tracked and used to control their navigation within the game. Players will don the Oculus Rift head mounted display / VR headset, which has head tracking and a high field of view, to give them … Read the full article …