Playstation VR2 Might Hit the Stores This Year
Adrian Werner, 06 January 2022, 17:34
Read about the new reports suggesting a release date of PlayStation VR2 and hinting at the type of games Sony plans for the hardware.
PS VR 2 Officially Unveiled; Specs Revealed
Dawid Wanat, 05 January 2022, 15:03
Sony revealed official specs and name for PlayStation VR's successor. PlayStation boss Jim Ryan personally hosted the presentations of the next-generation VR device.
Oculus Games Recorded Great Sales on Christmas 2021
Adrian Werner, 31 December 2021, 15:33
This year's Christmas was very successful for VR games. The growth in the category is mainly due to the Oculus platform.
Changes at Valve; VR Abandoned, Half-Life 3 Possible, Steam Deck First
Adrian Werner, 28 November 2021, 22:12
Well-informed youtuber Tyler McVicker has reported on what's happening at Valve. The company is said to be moving away from VR, a small group of developers are trying to start work on Half-Life 3, and Project Citadel has turned into a demonstration of Steam Deck's capabilities.
'We Bet on Games and Software, and Leave VR to Competition,' Xbox Boss on Company's Plans
Hubert Sledziewski, 20 October 2021, 15:42
Xbox brand chief Phil Spencer has stated that he admires what Sony is doing in the field of VR technology, but he and his company will not be going in that direction for now. This is because their focus is on creating new software and games, as well as acquiring more studios.
British Scientists Propose VR Instead of Anesthesia
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 August 2021, 15:52
Virtual reality stirs the imagination not only of gamers. Also doctors see the potential of VR, for example as... an alternative to anesthesia during unpleasant examinations or treatments.
Facebook Has a Problem, 4 Million Devices May Cause Skin Irritation
Arkadiusz Strzala, 28 July 2021, 15:38
Owners of Oculus Quest 2 VR goggles are reporting health problems. More than 4 million devices may be affected. What's Facebook's response?
Leak Suggests PS VR 2 With 4K Support
Bart Swiatek, 11 May 2021, 18:37
A leak published by UploadVR suggests that the new VR goggles from Sony will display images in 4K resolution. We will also get a lot of interesting features and improvements.
PSVR 2 Appearance Revealed, Pictures Available
Karol Laska , 18 March 2021, 17:16
The appearance of Sony's new controllers designed for the PlayStation VR 2 has been revealed, and their design is very different from the PS Move.
DCS Shows New Dimension of Immersion in Video Games
Bart Swiatek, 10 March 2021, 15:57
Footage posted on Reddit shows just how amazing Digital Combat Simulator can be when combined with VR goggles and additional hardware. The video is also a great illustration of how far video games have come since the days of Pong and Pac-Man.
Sony Announced PSVR 2. Unfortunately, It's Wired
Karol Laska , 23 February 2021, 18:33
Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has revealed some details about PlayStation VR 2. They're seemingly few and far between, but we've at least learned that the kit will come with one cable instead of two.
Sony Abandons PSVR? No Support on PS5
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:29
PlayStation 5 games will not support PSVR. UploadVR has received confirmation that purchasers of Hitman 3 and No Man's Sky will need to purchase their versions on PS4 if they want to use VR features on PlayStation 5.
Cancel Your Facebook Account, Lose Your Oculus Games
Bart Swiatek, 26 October 2020, 20:02
After the integration of Facebook and Oculus accounts, if we decide to temporarily shut down or delete the former, we will also lose access to games bought for the latter.
Take-Two's CEO: „We Didn't Waste Money on VR.”
Milosz Szubert, 17 September 2020, 17:41
During an interview for Protocol, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two, spoke quite skeptically about VR. He said he was happy that he hadn't shared the huge enthusiasm for the platform for years and „didn't waste any money on it”. He is also not convinced about gaming in the cloud.
Oculus Quest 2 Preorder, Prices and Reviews
Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 September 2020, 15:37
Pre-orderss of Oculus Quest 2 have launched. The new version of the VR set made by Facebook is faster, lighter and will be available in October.
Oculus Quest Gameplays and Announcements From Facebook Connect
Bart Swiatek, 17 September 2020, 14:58
Yesterday's Facebook Connect event announced a large number of games developed for VR goggles. Some developers also presented new gameplays and trailers for upcoming productions.
Oculus Rift Will Require Facebook Account
Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 13:44
Facebook plans to integrate the Oculus Rift platform with its social network. From October this year, new VR goggle owners will have to log in to the system using their Facebook account. In January 2023 the Oculus Rift system will be shut down and the only option to log in will be an FB account.
Sony Develops New VR Goggles; Not Necessarily for PS5
Agnes Adamus, 18 August 2020, 00:01
On Sony's Japanese website there was an advertisement for an engineer constructing VR goggles. However, it was not posted by the R&D department of PlayStation, which may suggest that the device will not be suitable for PS5.
Facebook Acquires Creators of The Order: 1886
Bart Swiatek, 23 June 2020, 10:54
Facebook bought the development studio Ready At Dawn, known for its action adventure game The Order: 1886 and the VR successful title Lone Echo.
P.T. - Silent Hills Demo Comes to PC as Half-Life Alyx Mod
Paul Wozniak, 05 June 2020, 18:13
Fan moved the demo of the canceled installment of the Silent Hill horror series (known as P.T.) to Half-Life: Alyx. He did it with his own modification, which he plans to expand in the near future.
Half-Life Alyx Boosted Popularity of VR on Steam for Good
Adrian Werner, 03 June 2020, 14:45
Turns out the rise in popularity of VR caused by Half-Life: Alyx wasn't short-lived. May was a record month in terms of the share of VR owners among Steam users.
Half-Life: Alyx Responsible for Record Increase of VR Users
Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2020, 16:46
In April, 950,000 more Steam users used VR goggles than a month before. VR is breaking popularity records on Valve's platform, which is probably related to the recent release of Half-Life: Alyx.
Valve Prioritizes Editor for Half-Life: Alyx
Bart Swiatek, 01 April 2020, 13:29
Valve Software's developers have announced that their priority is now to provide a level editor for Half-Life: Alyx. Unfortunately, they are unable to say when this will happen for now, but we should get more information soon.
Half-Life Alyx Without VR and With Weapons From Half-Life 2
Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 14:29
By activating developer mode, some users have managed to run Half-Life: Alyx on a normal monitor. The so-called debug mode also enables us to spawn weapons from the second installment of the series.
Teacher Organized His Classess in Half-Life: Alyx
Bart Swiatek, 25 March 2020, 10:11
A California teacher decided to use virtual reality in his classes. But he did not do it in the usual way. Instead, he used the latest shooter from Valve Software - Half-Life: Alyx.
Half-Life Alyx Without VR? Valve is Sure That Mods Will Make it Possible
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2020, 21:05
Robin Walker - one of the devs from Valve Software responsible for shooter Half-Life: Alyx - believes that thanks to the mods in the game developed for VR, it will be possible to play on a normal monitor as well.
GTA 5 VR - Mod Enables us to Play Through the Entire Game in VR
Bart Swiatek, 04 February 2020, 15:36
A mod called R.E.A.L. has appeared on the web, enabling us to play through the entire Grand Theft Auto V using VR goggles. The creator of the mod spent many months polishing his work and minimizing the risk of various glitches.
Valve Index Goggles Almost Sold Out; Half-Life Alyx Effect?
Bart Swiatek, 15 January 2020, 11:59
VR Valve Index goggles sell better than their manufacturer assumed - the device can now only be bought in Japan, and only if we decide to use only helmets and controllers - without the base station. Such great interest is most likely due to the very promising Half-Life: Alyx.
SUPERHOT VR Earns $2 Million in a Week
Milosz Szubert, 30 December 2019, 12:03
SUPERHOT VR from the Polish developer SUPERHOT team earned more than $2 million during the Christmas week. The title is available on PC and PlayStation 4.
First Gameplay From Half-Life: Alyx
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2019, 14:18
A new material dedicated to Half-Life: Alyx has been released online. The editors of Tested had a chance to test the new production from Valve, and the video they published shows fragments of the game.
Half-Life Alyx Will Enable us to Spend Long, Comfortable VR Sessions
Bart Swiatek, 12 December 2019, 14:08
Robert Walker, a developer from Valve Software, who is currently working on VR Half-Life: Alyx, wss interviewed by The Verge. The topic of the conversation was mainly the game mechanics in the aforementioned production.
Ski Jumping in VR - Ski Jumping Pro VR Announced
Bart Swiatek, 28 November 2019, 14:05
Kalypso Media announced a ski jumping game employing virtual reality technology, Ski Jumping Pro VR. Two-time Olympic champion and world champion of this sport, Andreas Wellinger, is involved in the work on the title.
Phil Spencer: „Nobody's Asking for VR”; Xbox Scarlett is Not About That
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 November 2019, 12:38
Phil Spencer from Microsoft commented on the support of virtual reality by the Xbox Scarlett console. Xbox's boss said that the company does not focus on VR at the moment, as this is not what customers expect from it.
Minecraft Earth is a Big Success
Laty, 22 November 2019, 13:15
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the release of its work, Mojang is releasing another mobile installment of the popular series. Minecraft Earth is a game based on augmented reality. Last week the application was unlocked throughout the United States.
Half-Life: Alyx - First Trailer and Release Date
Paul Wozniak, 21 November 2019, 23:00
We have just seen the first trailer of the latest installment of the Half-Life series, which will be dedicated to VR googles. The game will present the story of Alyx Vance, a character known from the previous installment. Its launch is scheduled for March 2020.
Half-Life Alyx is Really a Thing; Official Announcement This Week
Bart Swiatek, 19 November 2019, 12:11
Valve Software confirmed on Twitter that it is working on Half-Life: Alyx, which will be dedicated to virtual reality devices. The official announcement of the title will take place this Thursday.
PS5 With 8-core CPU; Wireless PSVR2 Inbound?
Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 13:58
Journalists from the Japanese magazine Famitsu have confirmed an important detail about PlayStation 5 specs. The console will be equipped with an 8-core and 16 thread AMD processor based on the Zen 2 architecture. We also learned when the official announcement will take place, which will reveal details of the specification and more.
Sony on Nausea in VR: It'll Pass Once You Get Used to It
Konrad Serafinski, 17 September 2019, 13:35
Shuhei Yoshida from Sony Interactive Entertainment believes that players are slowly beginning to overcome the ailments associated with playing in virtual reality. According to WWS CEO, adaptation is the cure for „VR motion sickness”.
Release Date of Beyond Update for No Man's Sky Revealed
Michael Kulakowski, 02 August 2019, 22:07
We know the release date of the latest free update for No Man's Sky. For fans of the series there is an improved multiplayer mode, support for VR glasses, as well as numerous changes and novelties in the gameplay model.
PSVR 2 Will Not Debut Along PlayStation 5
Conrad Hazi, 26 May 2019, 18:54
Sony's PlayStation Global Head of R&D, Dominic Mallinson, revealed that PlayStation VR 2 will not debut at the same time as PS5. However, the development works are in progress and we can expect that the new version of virtual reality goggles will be a big step forward.
Official Presentation of Valve Index
Agnes Adamus, 30 April 2019, 23:00
Today, Valve announced Valve Index, the company's VR goggles. During the presentation, the price and detailed specification of the device were revealed. The equipment is to be delivered to the first customers on June 28 this year.
Firmament - New Game From Myst Devs Succeeds on Kickstarter
Adrian Werner, 28 April 2019, 21:36
The Kickstarter campaign for Firmament, a new adventure game from the developers of Obduction and the Myst series was a success.
Valve Index Hardware Requirements and Release Date Leaked
Konrad Serafinski, 02 April 2019, 17:13
First information on the release date and hardware requirements of Valve Index, the new VR set from the owners of Steam, have surfaced on the web.
Valve Index - Steam Creators Tease VR Goggles
Konrad Serafinski, 31 March 2019, 22:14
Valve published a picture on Steam, presenting a VR device called Valve Index. This confirms earlier reports that the company is working on a new VR decide. More details coming this May.
Sony Sold Over 4.2 Million Units of PlayStation VR.
Konrad Serafinski, 26 March 2019, 09:40
Sony sold more than 4.2 million PlayStation VR devices, according to a post published on the official company blog. This means that 1.2 million users have bought the device within the last 7 months.
Valve Fires Employees
Bart Swiatek, 08 March 2019, 16:19
Valve has laid off 13 full-time employees last month. Some third-party contracts were also cancelled. The reason for the layoffs remains unknown.
A Man Tries to Spend a Whole Week in VR Headgear
Bart Swiatek, 21 February 2019, 16:16
One Jak Willmot is trying to spend a whole week in VR. The self-imposed rules of his challenge prevent him from taking the device off for longer than 30 seconds and only to put on a different set.
Nintendo Switch Gets VR This Year?
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2019, 20:09
The rumors of Nintendo Switch gaining VR support have revived. According to Nintendo World Report, the Japanese company plans to reveal the VR device later this year, as well as add VR support to several exclusive titles.
Sales of VR devices for PCs exceeded 4 million copies
Frozen, 07 January 2019, 16:42
During a conference at CES 2019, Nvidia announced the total sales of virtual reality headsets for personal computers.
VR is dying, sales figures show
Mathias Zulpo, 30 July 2018, 04:10
A study conducted by Digital Trends is here to prove above all doubt that Virtual Reality is dying. But HTC begs to differ and says that's not the case and things are in fact looking up – at least when it comes to Vive.