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Live surgery to be performed in VR this afternoon

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to perform surgery to remove cancerous tissue from a patient’s bowel, today is the day to find out. All you need is a decent internet connection, a willing mind and a virtual reality headset. This is the first operation ever streamed in 360 …

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Overclockers UK and HTC team up for VR hardware bundles

HTC opened up pre-orders for The Vive today, its Valve-backed virtual reality headset that makes use of room-scale technology. It is a pricey bit of kit, coming with a £689.99 price tag so you will want to make sure that your PC is up to scratch for VR and to …

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HTC Vive pre-orders now live, priced at £689 in UK

The HTC Vive is now available for pre-order around the world, with international pricing revealed over the weekend. To put in your own order, visit the official HTC site, but consider pre-warning your your credit card company, as though there are no charges going through today (unless you use Paypal), …

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Sony is announcing something PlayStationVR related soon

It looks like Sony has begun sending out press invitations for an event in San Fransisco next month, at which Sony will be talking more about PlayStation VR and likely making a few announcements. At this point, we have pricing and release dates for both the Oculus Rift and the …

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HTC to announce Vive price tag at MWC

It looks like we could be learning the official price tag of the Valve-backed HTC Vive virtual reality headset very soon. We already know that pre-orders are due to go live at the end of the month but apparently the price tag will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress …

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PlayStation VR to release in Autumn

Sony is set to bring Virtual Reality to consoles this year with the launch of PlayStation VR and while Sony has been pretty tight-lipped on things like pricing and a release date, GameStop’s CEO, Paul Raines has jumped the gun and said that the PS4 headset will be launching in …

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Unity engine now natively supports SteamVR

Virtual reality technology is set to finally hit the consumer market this year and as you would imagine, a lot of work is being done on the software side to ensure that there will actually be games to play when the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive hit this year. Now …

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Nintendo is also looking in to VR

If you have been following VR development over the years, then you may know that back in the 90’s Nintendo tried to bring virtual reality to the masses with the Virtual Boy. The console didn’t take off and things on the VR front went quiet for many years. However, the …

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