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Can the Valve Index Make VR Appealing to Consumers?

A surprise announcement in the VR industry can create plenty of buzz. Valve surprised the industry by suddenly announcing its Index VR headset. With a tentative release date of May 2019, this new unit will go toe-to-toe with Oculus and Sony. How successful this headset will prove to be, remains a big unknown. The Valve […]

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Valve Confirms Departure of Multiple Employees Working on VR

Not all is well within the virtual reality industry. Despite some promising developments, other companies are genuinely struggling to stay afloat. Even gaming giant Valve is forced to lay off staffers working on VR technology. A total of 13 employees were let go, which only further confirms virtual reality is not gaining the traction it […]

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Valve’s New EV2 Controller Delivers a New Level of Gaming Freedom

While the VR industry still has its fair share of issues to resolve, there is no denying that this field has witnessed an unprecedented amount of innovation over the past couple of years. A Closer Look at the Device Valve, one of the world’s largest game developers, recently revealed their latest test model for the […]

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What is Valve’s Chaperone System?

It is evident the virtual reality ecosystem needs some way of protecting users from potential harm. A lot of people have suffered major injuries when dealing with virtual reality. Valve is one of the first companies to introduce a countermeasure for this particular problem. Their solution goes by the name of Chaperone, which is quite […]

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SteamVR may Soon Include Microtransactions for Virtual Reality Content

The VR game industry has been safe from microtransactions for the time being. To many people, that comes as a big surprise. After all, there are  a lot of games out there for mobile VR headsets. All of those projects can benefit from microtransactions in one way or another. SteamVR may become the first platform […]