Cruden Release Footage of Incredible VR Motorcycle Simulator

Cruden has released the first footage of their new motorcycle simulator, the B306-HMD. The world of virtual reality enthusiasts demand the best and most immersive tech – but those wishing to be early adopters might have to put their wallets away. The B306-HMD Motorcycle Simulator is currently only for commercial use. In the trailer below…

Nielsen Report Data Illustrates Rising Interest In VR and AR

This might not exactly shock you but the source is worth noting.  Nielsen, one of world’s largest research companies, has released new information showing the rising appeal of both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) among gamers. No surprise, given the new VR and AR software and hardware hitting the market all the time. As…

Hands-on: DisplayLink XR Wireless VR Tech is Top Notch, Lighter Than it Looks

At E3 2017, DisplayLink is touting their ‘XR’ wireless solution to eliminate the tether on VR headsets. Our hands-on with their reference device revealed a robust solution with impressive quality and unnoticeable latency. DisplayLink is but one of a handful of companies now working to create the highly sought after solution to make tethered VR…

Despite Parent Company’s Legal Trouble with Oculus, Bethesda says: “We plan on supporting as many platforms as we can”

Bethesda recently announced that Fallout 4 (2015) is coming to HTC Vive this October, and Skyrim (2011) is soon to follow sometime in late 2017 on PlayStation VR. Amidst talk of platform exclusivity, the company took to twitter to quell some fears in the community, tweeting out yesterday that they “plan on supporting as many platforms as [they] can.” While…

E3 2017: Fallout 4 VR Full Locomotion Hands-On

After Bethesda’s impressive conference and reiteration of their dedication to VR, I finally got a chance to step into the wasteland and play Fallout 4 VR on the Vive for myself. For those of you familiar with Fallout 4 – and I assume that’s most of you — the demo started out at the Red…

Macs FINALLY Get VR Support

Don’t get too excited, guy who still uses a 1984 Macintosh 128k. You are unfortunately just a few models behind to take advantage of the new VR support coming to Macs. During the 2017 Apple WWDC (worldwide developer’s conference) it was announced that Mac laptops and desktops would get the graphical grunt needed to meet…

‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Playable in VR at E3 2017

Polyphony Digital’s latest iteration of the Gran Turismo driving simulator made an appearance at this week’s E3 2017 in Los Angeles, and was playable using a PSVR headset, but with some significant limitations. The game is due to launch exclusively on PS4 in Fall 2017. The flagship PlayStation driving franchise is finally coming to PS4,…

Fallout 4 VR – What a Difference a Year Makes

Last year’s announcement of Fallout 4 VR was met with a fantastic response. The hands-on demo offered? Less so. This year however, Bethesda Softworks has ironed-out the kinks, and Fallout 4 VR is now exactly the experience it should be; including more natural locomotion, an immersive Power Armor HUD and impressive V.A.T.S. incorporation. To…

CCP Games’ ‘Sparc’ to Launch Exclusively on PSVR This Year

Teased during the pre-show for Sony’s main E3 presentation alongside Superhot VR, Sparc is now confirmed to be launching exclusively on PSVR ‘first’ in Q3 2017. The sports game was originally expected to arrive this year on multiple VR platforms. Developers CCP Games, famous for the persistent MMORPG Eve Online, have been at the forefront…

Sony Video Talks Future PSVR Upgrades: A.I., Focus Variation And More

Just like any other VR headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) leaves plenty of room for improvement, and the company’s R&D division has a few ideas on where to take it on both a software and hardware level. Dominic Mallinson, Senior Vice President of R&D at Sony Interactive Entertainment, spoke a little about the current areas…

China’s Leading Video Service Launches VR Program

At The 2017 Virtual Reality Global Conference in Beijing, iQIYI released a white paper on China’s burgeoning virtual reality (VR) industry, and announced projects to help foster the growth of Chinese VR productions. With iQIYI’s experience as a video service, it seems like the perfect fit for the rapidly growing VR market. The summit was…

CCP Games’ Sparc Will be Exclusive to PlayStation VR in 2017

Today, PlayStation VR owners should be rubbing their hands together in delight as Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has unveiled a slew for new titles coming to the head-mounted display (HMD), which includes Skyrim VR. The announcements haven’t stopped there, not shown during the pre-E3 press conference, CCP Games has just confirmed that it’s multiplayer sports experience Sparc will be…

Dell and Alienware Bring New VR Hardware to E3

Alienware and Dell are bringing their latest virtual reality (VR) ready machines to E3 2017, and they’re bringing VR to the masses with what Dell believe to be a much more affordable VR solution. E3 2017 has been great for VR videogames thus far, but will it convince gamers to buy a VR-ready desktop? Alienware…

Phil Spencer Gets Grilled About Xbox One X VR Support

Microsoft’s press conference at E3 2017 revealed what they’re calling “The most powerful console in the world” – and they’re right, their brand-new Xbox One X just might be the most graphically capable console ever to enter into a living room. But, for now, virtual reality (VR) is a subject Microsoft executives want to avoid….

Beuth University Upgrades VR Technology with Virtalis

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming increasingly important in the modern world, with advancements that could potentially change the way we interact with technology – and one another – happening all the time. Not content with getting left behind in this VR landscape, Berlin’s Beuth University has secured the funds for brand new Virtalis VR technology….

Xbox’s Major Nelson Comments on Xbox One X’s VR Support

E3 2017 is already in full swing, with Microsoft’s presentation being the latest to share gaming news with the world. The Xbox One X might be the most powerful console in the world, but without support for virtual reality (VR) devices, it lacks a crucial feature gamers truly want. We were left wondering where VR…

VR a No Show at Xbox One X Launch, Here’s What we Know

Microsoft’s Xbox briefing has come and gone and no sign of the originally touted “high fidelity VR” we were hoping for from the newly christened Xbox One X. Nevertheless, here’s what we know about Xbox One X virtual reality support so far. E3 2017’s Xbox briefing was a masterclass in console gaming hype-building – in…

Where’s the Xbox One X VR?

Microsoft’s Xbox One X reveal was certainly well received. Formerly known as Project Scorpio, the world’s most powerful videogame console is set to launch this November, priced at $499 USD. However, despite Microsoft assuring us at last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) that the console would be virtual reality (VR) compatible, there was no confirmation…

This is ‘Xbox One X’, Microsoft’s VR Powerhouse Coming November 7th

At Microsoft’s E3 2017 briefing, the company’s event this year was all about the mid-generation Xbox hardware powerhouse formerly known as Project Scorpio. Xbox One X is the name and it’s coming on Nov 7th this year. Microsoft’s most powerful console ever, the officially named Xbox X (formerly known as Project Scorpio) will, according to…

Microsoft Announces Scorpio Is Now Xbox One X Releasing Nov. 7

Even though Microsoft confirmed it won’t be showing any of its wireless VR headsets at E3 this week with Xbox Scorpio we know it’s going to eventually have VR support. On that note, finally finding out the price and release date for what should be the most powerful game console on the market is a big…

The VR Job Hub: EA’s SEED, Oculus, Climax Studios and Dyson

With E3 happening the world of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) just got that much more exciting. New studios and publishers are always looking for new staff so they can expand into the VR and AR markets, with EA’s SEED being the first project announced at E3 that are hiring. EA’s SEED are…

Facebook’s Quest to Kill the Smartphone

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is on a quest to kill the smartphone. Apple and Google beat the billionaire social media magnate to creating the smartphone — the dominant platform underpinning the Facebook network. When Zuckerberg founded Facebook in 2004, we didn’t have Android or iOS, but the mobile phone market was well established — think…

DisplayLink to Show ‘XR’ WiGig Wireless VR System at E3 Capable of Dual 4k @120Hz

Another entrant in the rapidly burgeoning wireless VR segment appears as DisplayLink prepares to present their new WiGig 60Ghz wireless VR technology at next week’s E3 convention and, according to a recent hands-on, it’s looking pretty impressive. Given recent opinions shared by the founder of Oculus, that current generation virtual reality headsets would not see…

centertec Aim to be First Retail VR Franchise

centertec are launching the world’s first virtual reality (VR) franchise store, opening the door to VR appearing in shopping centres near you very soon. centertec are promising customers will be playing the best VR games and experiences. The company believe that the concept is fresh and viable, stating “centertec was designed to be an incredibly…

AR Company Meta Sues Competitor For Alleged IP Theft

Augmented reality startup Meta is suing a competitor called Dreamworld for alleged intellectual property misappropriation in a case that mentions fake identities and this very publication. Stay with us. A few months ago, I took a trip to San Mateo to visit a new AR startup called Dreamworld. One of their founders, a man who…