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Creator of PlayStation VR, Richard Marks, Officially Joins Google’s Console Division

Even though Google’s gaming-console division rarely gets mentioned these days, the company has made yet another blockbuster move and roped in leading VR player, Richard Marks, who was previously tasked with the creation of Sony’s PlayStation VR hardware. About Marks As per his LinkedIn bio, Marks worked for Sony for 19 years at their Magic Lab […]

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Popular VR Game ‘Moss’ is Now Compatible With Windows Mixed Reality Headsets

‘Moss’, an exploratory open-world VR game, that was released earlier this year for PSVR as well as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive (last month), is now set to receive a new update that will allow individuals with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets to play the game. In a statement released by PolyArc, the game’s […]

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Amidst Allegations of Declining Sales, HTC Claims to Have Sold a Record Number of Vive Headsets This Year

After stories of the VR industry losing mainstream traction started to appear across various media outlets over the past couple of days, Taiwanese electronics giant HTC used its position as an industry leader to tell everyone that the company is experiencing “record sales” despite the narrative suggesting otherwise. Following a blog entry titled “Think VR is […]

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Youtube’s VR App Comes to Samsung Gear VR

Virtual Reality enthusiasts have yet another reason to rejoice, especially since Google announced its move to launch its YouTube virtual reality app for Samsung Gear VR. According to an official blog release, the app went live on Wednesday. Additionally, it is also worth mentioning that Youtube’s VR app suite is already available for use with Sony PlayStation VR, Google Daydream View, […]

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Gaming and Pornography are the Two Biggest Draws for the VR Industry

It may come as no surprise but video games and porn are the two key drivers within today’s burgeoning VR industry. In a study conducted by SexLikeReal, the company found that based on the recent video game sales figures released by Steam, the industry on an average drew in a total of $50 million in title […]

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Latest VR Sales Figures are Not Very Promising

While reports of VR technoloy entering various technical domains such as healthcare, psychiatry, keep emerging on a near daily basis, sales figures related to VR hardware show that the industry at large is experiencing a decline in user interest. About the Study Thinkum, a data analysis company, recently conducted a study involving the sale of VR hardware […]

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Oculus All Set to Offer New Rift/Marvel Bundle Starting Next Week

VR technology has penetrated the entertainment market in a big way within the past couple of years. Now Oculus VR is trying to bring together the world of Marvel superheroes with virtual reality by offering a combo-deal just prior to the launch of its latest flagship game, ‘Marvel Powers United VR’. As the name already […]

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Ziggy Stardust Comes Back to Life Thanks to VR

Fans of legendary artist David Bowie are rejoicing all over the world ever since Sony announced a partnership with the David Bowie Archive, Planta, and London’s Victoria & Albert Museum to conjure a VR/AR retrospective of the musicians’ hallowed career. Titled, David Bowie Is, the VR version of the project will most likely be released sometime later this […]

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The World’s First VR Water Slide is Now Live

After VR technology had been effectively used to recreate an ultra-realistic roller coaster experience, many experts thought it was only a matter of time till the technology would be deployed within the realm water sports. With VRSlide, BallastVR has done just that. The company recently developed and launched what is now being called the world’s […]

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Next-Gen VR Headsets Will Only Make Use of a Single USB-C Cable

VirtualLink, a digital consortium that comprises of companies such as AMD, NVIDIA, Oculus, Valve, and Microsoft, recently announced its plans for creating a next-generation of VR headsets that will eliminate the need for different cable wires to connect to a PC. Instead, the company plans on deploying a single USB-C connection that will take care of […]