Battlezone To be Playable at IGNCon Abu Dhabi

UK-based developer Rebellion has announced that its virtual reality (VR) title Battlezone, will be playable on the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD), at the upcoming IGN Convention in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The event which begins this Friday is the third IGN event to take place in the Middle East this year with pervious…
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Merge VR Reveals HMD Tour Dates

In the run-up to the official launch of the Merge VR on 30th October 2015, the virtual reality (VR) mobile head-mounted display (HMD) company is doing a tour of GAME stores in the UK. Last month Merge VR announced a partnership with GAME …

Lighting Software Enlighten Reduces GPU Demand for VR

One of the reasons virtual reality (VR) technology has struggled in the past and is now seeing a resurgence is the computational demand put on GPU's to render images for both eyes. With the GPU having to do almost twice the work to render a…

View Birmingham Development in Virtual Reality

Showcased at an exclusive VIP launch last week was a virtual reality (VR) venture to allow future homeowners the chance to explore a building project in Birmingham, UK, before work has finished. The Franklin, in Bournville will be completed…

New Report Forecasts the Mobile AR Market for Advertising

Over the course of the last year numerous reports have been created, focusing on the virtual reality (VR) and augmented (AR) markets. All these reports have forecast the rapid rise of VR and AR technology, over approximately the next five…

PTC Buys Vuforia AR Business from Qualcomm for $65 Million

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology maybe increasing in scope, but for large companies like Qualcomm its still seen as a niche business. The mobile computing company, whose chips feature in a large amount of mobile…

Oculus Rift Support for Vendetta Online Currently Disabled

Announced this week by developer Guild Software is a new update to the studios massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Vendetta Online. The space combat title which supports Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, and iOS, has now…

Multi-Person AR being Researched by Microsoft Lab

Virtual reality (VR) technology is seen by some as a solitary experience. Companies like Oculus VR and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) are putting a lot of effort into demonstrating that this isn't the case. While augmented reality (AR)…

Whisky Maker Dewar’s Creates 360 Degree Experience

Dewar's, the award wining scotch whisky maker has delved into the world of virtual reality (VR) to promote its new whisky. As part of a new marketing campaign to celebrate the launch of Dewar's Scratched Cask, the brand has created a 360…