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Hundreds of Games Coming to VR in 2016

Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey and Sony CEO Kaz Hirai both announced that their respective VR sets are getting over 100 new games this year. In an interview with the BBC, Hirai noted that there are also 200 developers who…

American Consumers Haven’t Heard of Most Virtual Reality Headsets, Even Oculus

Americans have heard of virtual reality, and boy do they want it. But most haven’t settled on a particular headset. To be more specific, they haven’t heard of any of them. A study by Frank N. Magid Associates showed that while most…

Oculus Rift Costs $599, Includes New Remote. Preorders Now Open

This morning, Oculus opened preorders for its flagship VR headset the Oculus Rift. We now know that the headsets cost $599 and that they will begin shipping 0n March 28. The headsets will begin appearing at select retail outlets…

iconObduction Trailer: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot

Obduction, the spiritual successor to the Myst games, has a new trailer. Wander through a seemingly empty alien world filled with man-made (well, alien-made, anyway) structures, and usher in the new year. Keezy Young Keezy is remeshed’s art director. She’s…

Some Oculus Kickstarter Backers To Get Free Rift

Oculus announced today in a Kickstarter update that all backers who pledged for a Rift development kit (DK1) would be receiving a free Kickstarter Edition Oculus Rift. Like all people who preorder the Rift, they will also receive free copies of…

Oculus Rift Touch Controllers Delayed Till Second Half of 2016

Oculus has announced that the half-moon Touch controllers for the VR headset will be delayed so more testing can be done. It will now ship in the second half of 2016, with pre-orders starting some months earlier. The Oculus…

Oculus Rift Will Come Bundled With VR Game Lucky’s Tale

This morning, Oculus announced that the game Lucky’s Tale by Playful Corp will come bundled for free with every Oculus Rift. Lucky’s Tale looks familiar when you watch a trailer on a 2D screen, but it’s pretty different from most VR games currently in…

PlayStation VR Doesn’t Rely on The PS4 For Processing Power, And That’s A Good Thing

Polygon’s Brian Crecente reports that the PlayStation VR headset will connect to a processing box which hooks up to the PS4. The retail version will be “about the size of a Wii.” Since all the graphics processing is being handled…

iconThe Climb Trailer

Introducing the rock climbing world of Cytek’s virtual reality video game The Climb, an exclusive for Oculus Rift! Gameplay includes exploring rock faces to find your way to the top. Release date TBD.
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PlayStation Exec Admits First-Party Lineup Could Have Been Better

PlayStation’s managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment Australia, Michael Ephraim, recently spoke to GameSpot about Sony’s holiday lineup. Ephraim acknowledged that PlayStation 4’s 2015 first-party offerings could have been stronger, and that the company has been focusing more on…

EVE: Valkyrie Is a Launch Game for Oculus Rift, Comes With the Pre-Order

If you pre-order the Oculus Rift headset, it will come with a copy of EVE: Valkyrie. EVE: Valkyrie is a twin-stick shooter, that has the player getting in dogfights in space. It’s also coming out for the PlayStation 4…
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HTC Vive’s Commercial Release Gets Delayed, But New Dev Kits Are Coming

Valve has announced that their upcoming HTC Vive headset is delayed to spring of 2016. In the meantime, HTC will be making 7,000 more developer units available, before the commercial launch in April. “Since announcing the HTC Vive in…

iconPsychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Is a New Story for PS VR

Man, it is a great time to be a Psychonauts fan. Psychonauts 2 was announced at The Game Awards last week, and at last weekend’s PlayStation Experience we learned that we’re getting another brand-new Psychonauts story. Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will be…

iconGolem for PlayStation VR Hints at Much-Needed Diversity

Golem was announced this weekend at the PlayStation Experience, and it looks pretty cool. The game is a PlayStation VR exclusive, and it’s the first by indie studio Highwire Games. In Golem, you play as someone who is in control…

iconModern Zombie Taxi Co. Announcement Trailer

You know what’s better than zombies? Zombies driving taxis. That’s exactly what you do in Modern Zombie Taxi Co. Check out this announcement trailer. Nicole Tanner Nicole has been lurking around the game industry for 14 years. She’s currently…

icon100ft. Robot Golf Announcement Trailer

You’ve always wanted to be a giant robot playing golf, right? I know I sure do…maybe. Anyhow checkout this announcement trailer for 100ft. Robot Golf. Nicole Tanner Nicole has been lurking around the game industry for 14 years. She’s…

iconUbisoft Is Making a Multiplayer Eagle Game for VR Headsets

You didn’t know you wanted it, did you? The multiplayer eagle game of your dreams. In Eagle Flight players take control of an eagle soaring over Paris, 50 years after humans have gone extinct. As you can see from…

PlayStation 4 Could Break The PS2’s Speedy Selling Record

Sony’s president and global chief executive Andrew House is doggedly optimistic about the future of consoles, and the PlayStation 4 in particular. In an interview with Financial Review, House said, “We are now trying to benchmark against the success of…

VR Is Getting Really Trippy with Rez Infinite

If you were around to play games during the Sega Dreamcast and PlayStation 2 era, then you’ve probably heard of Rez. Wait, let me rephrase that. You’ve probably heard how awesome Rez was, because of how unique it was.…
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The Game Awards and the Winners Are…

The Game Awards took place last night in Los Angeles with a packed crowd and almost every “who’s who” in the game industry you could think of was there. The show was streamed live on Twitch, and that stream…

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