Tag Archives: VR

Google Hires Sony’s VR Expert Richard Marks

In a sign that Google is up to something new in the gaming business, the search engine giant has hired Richard Marks, a former research engineer who helped create Sony’s PlayStation virtual reality (VR) headset and its PlayStation Move controllers, tech website VentureBeat reported. Marks has joined the Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) at Google, the report on late Monday said. “ATAP is ... Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 ramps up production, to bring unique VR capabilities

While it was already known that Apple will be hosting a product launch on September 12, fans will be waiting for a new iPhone 8 and two new other iPhone devices. The company will most likely host the event in the new Steve Jobs Theatre this year. Previous launches used to take place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in ... Read More »

EVE Valkyrie’s Warzone update brings CCP’s VR dogfighter to normal monitors

We’ve seen quite a few virtual reality projects that are just ported from normal screens to fancy goggles—Half-Life 2 was a notable early adopter, with Superhot, ARK, Tabletop Simulator, Elite Dangerous, and more taking the same route. But a game starting in VR and then heading to normal screens? That’s a weird one. That’s what CCP is doing with EVE Valkyrie though. Nearly a year and a half after Valkyrie’s ... Read More »

PlayStation VR 2: everything we think we know

It was a long time in the making, but we finally got our hands, eyes and ears on the PlayStation VR in 2016. While not quite as powerful as some of its rivals, it’s less expensive, can run from your existing PS4, and is a whole lot of fun to use once you’re up and running. The next question is ... Read More »

HTC Vive’s VR app store, the Viveport, launches today in the UK

With the HTC Vive already out in the wild, the premium VR headset now has an online app store brimming with apps and games to give your new platform a decent workout – and best of all, it launches in the UK today! According to HTC, the Viveport, “showcases VR experiences across art, creativity tools, design, education, fashion, music, sports, ... Read More »