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HTC Vive Pre VR HMD washable cover now available

Although no one is quite sure what accessories the launch of commercial VR headsets will lead to, one additional extra has proved popular throughout the lifecycle of development headsets: washable covers. The VRCover became the most popular of the commercial options and now, with the Vive headset set to launch …

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Oculus Rift to come with DK1-style carry case

The commercial release of virtual reality hardware is closer than ever before and with the announcement of Oculus Rift CV1 pre-orders opening up on 6th January, the hype train is hitting maximum speed. To help fan the flames of its boiler, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey announced that much like the …

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Get ready, GTA V VR backlash is coming

One of the most exciting additions to this generation of Grand Theft Auto has been first person mode, which has opened up a whole new way of playing the anarchy simulator. However some didn’t stop there, with the likes of Virtuix Omni showcasing the new GTA in virtual reality using …

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Now you can explore Hogwarts in VR

One of the more exciting aspects of virtual reality is being able to explore otherworldly locations. That can be anything from the Library of Alexandria, to Sword Art Online, but there’s one universe that more than a fair share of people would love to visit, and that’s the wizarding world …

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You can visit Sword Art Online in your Rift

If you have an Oculus Rift DK2 headset, you can do something that thousands of digital characters never could: visit Sword Art Online and then leave, without dying. It might be a little nerve racking putting on your headset to watch the bootup sequence and character login portion of the …

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Who wants to play Pokemon, in VR?

Dumb question really. I should have just posted the download link and waited for the applause to roll in. Of course you should probably also send some praise via the developer’s way too, since they’re now the first person to give us the ability to throw pokeballs with our real …

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Mozilla experiments with virtual reality websites

The internet looks a lot different than it did just a few years ago and far different again than a few years before that. The further back you go, the more archaic it seems and the more lacking in modern design choices and style features it is than the years …

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Oculus reveals details on Rift consumer version

Oculus has revealed a few details surrounding the upcoming consumer version of its virtual reality headset. For a start, the specifications for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift have already been decided on and the team already has a price point in mind. Speaking with Eurogamer, Oculus founder, Palmer Luckey …

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Oculus VR announces Rift DK2s shipping, new SDK

Despite assurances that the second development kit for the Oculus Rift, dubbed DK2, would be arriving around the middle of July to the earliest of buyers, delays caused a bit of a push back – until today. We’ve just gotten word that the Oculus Rift DK2 is now shipping and …

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Oculus Rift is still a gaming VR headset first – company

While Facebook did say that the virtual reality technology is a strong candidate to emerge as the next social and communications platform when it acquired Oculus VR earlier this year, the main focus of the virtual reality headset that is under development today is gaming, according to Nate Mitchell, vice …

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