At a press conference at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Sony just announced that it’s virtual reality device for the Playstation 4 will be officially called ‘Playstation VR’

The Tokyo Games Show – running this week, is a traditional grandstand for Japanese gaming companies to announce Japanese-centric technologies and was for many years one of the most important dates in the gaming calendar.

At a special press conference to mark the show’s launch, Sony have just announced that it’s virtual reality headset has finally received an official title – it’s to be called ‘Playstation VR’.

The VR system, which launched at GDC 2014, has until now just been known under it’s codename ‘Project Morpheus, this new announcement marks the beginning of the retail drive on the road to the product’s release in Q2 2016.

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Based in the UK, Paul has been immersed in interactive entertainment for the best part of 27 years and has followed advances in gaming with a passionate fervour. His obsession with graphical fidelity over the years has had him branded a ‘graphics whore’ (which he views as the highest compliment) more than once and he holds a particular candle for the dream of the ultimate immersive gaming experience. Having followed and been disappointed by the original VR explosion of the 90s, he then founded to follow the new and exciting prospect of the rebirth of VR in products like the Oculus Rift. Paul joined forces with Ben to help build the new Road to VR in preparation for what he sees as VR’s coming of age over the next few years.