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 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.
New Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell Will be Available Only to Few
Dameredet, 16 September 2020, 22:07
Ubisoft has announced work on new games from Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell series. The choice of target platform for the titles is quite surprising. At the same time a new model of Oculus Quest was announced.
Far Cry: Dive Into Insanity Announced; Vaas Returns in VR
Adrian Werner, 10 September 2020, 21:08
Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity, a game designed for VR centers, in which we will return to the setting of Far Cry 3, was just announced.
Minecraft on PS4 With PS VR Support
Musiol, 08 September 2020, 15:11
Minecraft on PlayStation 4 will receive official support for PlayStation VR later this month. The update will be free and available to everyone.
Spectacular Trailer of Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond
Christian Pieniazek, 27 August 2020, 21:41
EA and Respawn Entertainment presented an impressive trailer of Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. It looks like this VR installment will have everything a WWII shooter needs... although its graphics may raise some objections.
First Trailer of Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time
Jacob Blazewicz, 10 August 2020, 20:33
Ubisoft presented the trailer of VR Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. The material gives us an idea of how the game will look like in the new version of the famous series.
Hitman 3 Will Support VR
Karol Laska , 06 August 2020, 22:30
During the on-going State of Play presentation there was another trailer of the third installment of Hitman. We will also be able to play the game in VR mode.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Gets Release Date on Steam
Adrian Werner, 30 July 2020, 14:08
The developers of Microsoft Flight Simulator informed that the game will be released on Steam on the same day as in Microsoft Store. A lot of information about support for VR and modding tools was also revealed.
First Screenshots From Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time
Karol Laska , 18 July 2020, 17:43
The first screenshots from Ubisoft's VR game Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time have appeared on the web.
Valve Worked on Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3 and an RPG
Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2020, 12:47
Valve Software has worked on several games that have never been completed. These include Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3, and an RPG that hasn't even got a title.
Rockstar Games is Preparing an Open-world VR Game
Bart Swiatek, 06 July 2020, 13:28
Video Games Deluxe, a gamedevs studio associated with Rockstar Games and founded by co-creators of L.A. Noire and L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files, is working on an open-world AAA title developed with VR sets in mind.
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.
New Mod Improves Half-Life: Alyx Gameplay Without VR Goggles
Darius Matusiak, 31 May 2020, 19:56
Half-Life: Alyx is becoming more playable without VR goggles. All thanks to the latest mod, called Pancake FPS Starter Kit.
Tales From The Galaxy's Edge - New Star Wars Game Will Hit VR
Paul Wozniak, 28 May 2020, 21:05
ILMxLAB (owned by Lucasfilm) in cooperation with Oculus Studios will create a game set in the Star Wars universe, which will be dedicated to VR sets.
MicroProse Announces World War II Bomber Simulator in VR
Milosz Szubert, 26 May 2020, 16:00
MicroProse has announced The Mighty Eighth, a game where we and our friends will be able to fly powerful World War II bombers, namely B-17 and B-24, solo or with friends.
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.
Half-Life: Alyx Conquers Metacritic
Conrad Hazi, 29 March 2020, 21:59
Half-Life: Alyx is the best-rated PC game released this year according to Metacritic. Valve's new title has an average rating of 93 points based on 42 professional reviews.
Half-Life: Alyx Without VR - First Unofficial Mod Has Appeared
Conrad Hazi, 29 March 2020, 14:44
The first unofficial mod to Half-Life: Alyx enabling you to disable VR mode and play with your mouse and keyboard has appeared on the web. The mod works well but is still far from perfect.
Valve Explains Why Half-Life: Alyx is a Prequel and Not Half-Life 3
Paul Wozniak, 26 March 2020, 18:05
In an interview with EDGE, developers from Valve explain why the latest release of the Half-Life series is only a prequel and not a full third installment.
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.
Half-Life: Alyx Becomes the Most Popular VR Game in Steam's History
Adrian Werner, 25 March 2020, 12:07
Half-Life: Alyx set a new activity record for VR games on Steam, achieving a score almost five times higher than the previous leader in this category.
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.
Left 4 Dead 3, Portal VR? Valve Explains
Pri, 24 March 2020, 14:51
Chris Remo and Robin Walker, game designers from Valve, explained in an interview with IGN why we are yet to see new Left 4 Dead or Portal VR.
First Reviews: Half-Life Alyx – New Level of VR Gaming
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 March 2020, 20:51
More reviews of Half-Life: Alyx have appeared on the web. The texts show that the title is a worthy successor to the franchise, and at the same time a game that sets new standards in the market of VR gaming.
Half-Life: Alyx Launches Today
Adrian Werner, 23 March 2020, 12:11
Half-Life: Alyx, a new VR-aimed installment of one of the most important FPS series, launches today. The game will be unlocked on Steam.
Half-Life: Alyx Receives 9/10 in First Published Review
Conrad Hazi, 22 March 2020, 16:32
The first review of Half-Life: Alyx appeared in Edge magazine. The long-awaited game from Valve was very highly rated by the British magazine. Those who have already purchased the game will receive access to it on March 23.
High Number of Half-Life: Alyx Pre-orders Suggests a Hit in the Making
Bart Swiatek, 20 March 2020, 11:38
Half-Life: Alyx - the latest installment of Valve Software's famous FPS series, which requires a VR helmet - sells very well on Steam. After the release, the title may turn out to be the biggest success of 2020 on the store so far.
Valve Index VR is Back on Sale Today, but May Not Last Long
Paul Wozniak, 09 March 2020, 14:40
Valve Index VR goggles will be back on sale today at 10 AM PT. However, it is not known exactly how many copies will be available, so those willing to get one should not postpone their purchase until later.
Half-Life: Alyx is Not the End of the Series
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 March 2020, 10:57
Robin Walker from Valve spoke about the future of the Half-Life series and the creation of Half-Life 3. The developer assures that the Half-Life: Alyx team treats the game as a return of the franchise and many devs hope they are not working on the series for the last time.
Valve Index Will Be Back in Stock Next Monday, but to Get It, You'll Need to Hurry
Mathias Zulpo, 05 March 2020, 01:04
Valve is finally restocking its Index VR goggles. They will be back on Monday, March 9, but are expected to sold out quickly. There's also a little surprise for those who already own the kit.
Half-Life Alyx - 3 Gameplays Show Different Movement Systems
Adrian Werner, 03 March 2020, 11:52
A set of gameplays from Half-Life: Alyx has just appeared on the web. They present various fragments of the campaign and show in action the alternative movement systems featured in Valve's latest game.
10 Minutes of New Half-Life Alyx Gameplay Feature a Miniboss Fight, Among Others
Mathias Zulpo, 02 March 2020, 21:22
Three new gameplay videos from Half-Life Alyx feature a minigun-wielding miniboss fight, some pretty City 17 landscapes, and killing zombies like there was no tomorrow.
Half-Life Alyx - Exact Release Date
Adrian Werner, 14 February 2020, 11:21
So far we only knew that Half-Life: Alyx will make its debut in March this year. Now, Valve Software has revealed the exact release date of the game.
Prince of Persia Returns as a VR Game
Michael Kulakowski, 12 February 2020, 22:05
After many years of absence, the Prince of Persia series will live to see a new installment. Ubisoft announced Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time, which is being developed for VR arcades. During the cooperative game, players will have to solve a number of puzzles, using the magical powers of time manipulation.
Sony Shuts Down the Studio Responsible for PS VR Games
Adrian Werner, 05 February 2020, 12:10
Sony announced that it will soon dissolve the Manchester Studio devteam, which was established in 2015 to create VR games.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Praised by Gamers and Critics
Milosz Szubert, 29 January 2020, 13:56
Last week, the VR game The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners from Skydance Interactive debuted on PC. The title gathers very good opinions among critics and players alike.
Blizzard Created a Prototype of Hearthstone VR
Konrad Serafinski, 28 January 2020, 12:50
One of the creators of Hearthstone revealed to PowerUp that the developers were working on a VR version of the game. In the end, the project was discontinued, but an interesting prototype has been created.
Half-Life Alyx With Scale Comparable to Half-Life 2
Konrad Serafinski, 23 January 2020, 12:47
The creators of Half-Life: Alyx answered user questions on Reddit. We learned, among other things, that the biggest team in Valve's history is working on the game, and its storyline will resemble Half-Life 2 in length.
HTC CEO Claims Left 4 Dead 3 is Coming to VR; Valve Denies
Paul Wozniak, 17 January 2020, 23:00
HTC President Alvin Wang Graylin may have accidentally revealed at the GoldenV Awards that Valve is currently working on the third installment of Left 4 Dead, which will go to the VR devices. The production is expected to be released later this year. Valve denies working on the game.
Carbon Studio Makes VR Game in the World of Warhammer Age of Sigmar
Konrad Serafinski, 13 January 2020, 10:52
Polish team at Carbon Studio has started the production of a VR game, whose action will take place in the Warhammer: Age of Sigmar universe. We do not yet know the approximate release date or the scale of the project, but the company stresses that this is their biggest project so far.
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.
Resident Evil 7 Sales Approaching 7 Million Copies
Adrian Werner, 20 December 2019, 13:26
Capcom announced that the sales of Resident Evil VII: Biohazard exceeded 6.8 million copies. Interestingly, more than a million people have played the title in VR.
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.
Half-Life Alyx May Bring VR to the People; Trailer has Over 10 Million Views
Konrad Serafinski, 26 November 2019, 13:13
First trailer of Half-Life: Alyx was viewed more than 10 million times in total. Does Valve's production have the chance to become the first VR title to compete against „typical” high-budget games?
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.
Half Life Alyx - Valve Prepares to Announce New HL Game?
Bart Swiatek, 18 November 2019, 12:21
It looks like Valve Software may be working on the next part of the Half-Life series. According to rumors, the game is called Half-Life: Alyx and will be announced next week. Unfortunately, there are some bad news as well.