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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.

Apple May be Working on VR Goggles

Laty, 30 March 2020, 11:17

There is a chance that Apple will soon create its own VR set. Leaked images reveal a controller being part of HTC Vive, which could mean cooperation between the two companies.

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 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 Boosts Valve Index Sales

Peter Doron, 29 January 2020, 13:34

That was to be expected - Half-Life: Alyx turned out to be a tremendous sales booster for the Valve Index VR goggles. However, due to the shortage of stock, at the end of last year, Oculus Quest recorded much higher sales. Everybody's happy with PlayStation VR.

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.

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.

The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners Gets 8-minute Gameplay

Konrad Serafinski, 05 October 2019, 19:50

A gameplay from the recently announced VR game developed by Skydance Interactive, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners has appeared on the web. The footage shows mainly exploration and dialogues, but we can watch some combat too.

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”.

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.

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.

PlayStation VR is a worldwide bestseller

luckie, 25 October 2016, 11:54

Everyone seems to want a PlayStation VR nowadays. The device is already out of stock in both US and UK Amazon, while other markets report sales numbers going through the roof.