Oculus and Lenovo battle it out for standalone, mid-tier VR dominance

Oculus and Lenovo battle it out for standalone, mid-tier VR dominance

Christian de Looper/Digital Trends Where as soon as Oculus was the defacto front-runner within the digital actuality scene, at this time there are a selection of opponents on the market all producing top-tier digital actuality for PC, console, and cellular. Lenovo hasn’t been available in the market lengthy, however its Mirage Solo with Daydream headset […]

Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Nvidia’s GTX 11 Series could get folks prepared for the subsequent technology of VR

Bill Roberson/Digital Trends Unnamed sources claim that Nvidia’s upcoming GeForce GTX 1180 add-in graphics card for desktops will probably embody a proprietary connector for digital actuality headsets to help 120Hz refresh charges over a single cable. This port will probably be based mostly on the present HDMI 2.1 specification given it’s broadly accepted throughout producers. […]

Unreal Engine brings Legend of Zelda boss battles to VR

Unreal Engine brings Legend of Zelda boss battles to VR

Nintendo could have deserted digital actuality gaming after its Virtual Boy flopped in 1995, however that hasn’t stopped followers from imagining how its well-known franchises would look in VR. Independent developer Aklar_45 went a lot additional than mere creativeness, utilizing Unreal Engine four to re-create a few of The Legend of Zelda’s most memorable boss battles. […]

HoloSuit promises full-body VR tracking and haptics by November 2018

HoloSuit guarantees full-body VR monitoring and haptics by November 2018

If you’ve ever felt that your physique could be a greater controller in digital actuality than a joypad or wand, you’ll perceive why Kaaya Tech’s HoloSuit just reached its funding purpose on Kickstarter. Offered in a number of variations, the wearable haptic controller makes use of a substantial array of sensors to manage VR apps, […]

Tear it up on Mars in ‘Red Rover,’ the driving sim built on NASA data

Tear it up on Mars in ‘Red Rover,’ the driving sim constructed on NASA knowledge

During the festive vacation season in 2016, Alan Chan spent his week’s trip time without work work exploring Mars. As most of us did final minute Christmas buying, ate turkey, and reminded ourselves of why discussing politics with dad is a nasty thought, Chan was romping, carefree, over Mars’ ruddy floor in a rover-style area […]

Elijah Wood: Transference’s Hollywood collaboration comes from a ‘genuine place’

Elijah Wood: Transference’s Hollywood collaboration comes from a ‘genuine place’

For some, the phrase “Hollywood and video games” doesn’t have optimistic connotations resulting from a historical past of dangerous licensed merchandise, canceled projects, and horrible movie diversifications. But Ubisoft hopes it may keep away from that curse with the virtual reality game Transference. Coming to PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive this fall (with […]

Marvel Powers United VR arrives July 26, and Black Panther is playable

Marvel Powers United VR arrives July 26, and Black Panther is playable

Nearly one 12 months after unveiling Marvel Powers United VR, Disney introduced as we speak that it will launch the digital actuality superhero sport on July 26 — and it’s coming with new hero Black Panther. Preorders are now open for the Oculus Rift unique, which Sanzaru Games and Oculus Studios developed. Marvel Powers United VR now […]

High Fidelity raises $35 million with goal of bringing VR to ‘a billion people’

High Fidelity raises $35 million with aim of bringing VR to ‘a billion folks’

High Fidelity has raised $35 million in funding for its open supply platform for constructing distributed social digital actuality worlds. The platform leverages blockchain know-how to allow VR builders to create linkable experiences that may be simply deployed throughout platforms that additionally adhere to the open, clear, and safe ledger know-how. The funding comes at […]

Everything we know about Project Santa Cruz and the Oculus Rift 2

Everything we learn about Project Santa Cruz and the Oculus Rift 2

The Oculus Rift feels prefer it’s been round for lots longer than it truly has. The VR headset was initially launched on Kickstarter again in 2012 — with its eventual client launch over two years in the past in 2016. But with the launch of HTC’s Vive Pro earlier this 12 months, you might be […]