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VR vs. HTC Vive in 2015

“Holiday 2015?” A virtual echo could be heard around the internet when HTC said those words on 1st March 2015. It was a second, much more exasperated echo, following the eye-widening news that the company had partnered with legendary…

VRCast Episode 1: Fire Panda’s Nick Pittom

Virtual reality (VR) technology is set to change the world. It’s not just about videogames, as anyone from Oculus VR, Valve, Samsung, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and more will tell you. VR’s reach expands much further, touching upon…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Xenoblade Chronicles

The Bionis and Mechonis tower above you. Eons ago, these two titans were locked in a fierce battle in a world consisting of nothing but endless ocean. Years on and their corpses remain, dwarfing the land and life that has flourished below.…

VR vs. School

The Simpsons has an eerie knack for predicting the future. Looking back over the history of America’s favourite family, it’s surprising to see just how many slapstick scenarios and seemingly goofy jokes have been turned into real life…

Hands-on with the FOVE Eye-Tracking VR HMD

New virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs) are regularly announced with very little in the way of differentiating features. FOVE however, has been doing the rounds for quite some time. It's only now we get to see exactly why that…

VR vs Fitness

Imagine walking around a world class gym with a fitness instructor. He/she leads you to different areas to help you with press ups, sit ups, squats, jogging and more, giving you detailed instructions on how to best perform each exercise.…

Make It A (Virtual) Reality: Knightmare

“Welcome, watchers of illusion, to the castle of confusion.” If you were a child of the eighties there is a very good chance that line will spark many memories and possibly even raise a few hairs on the back of your neck. For you see that…

VR vs Ubisoft on OSVR

2014 was a banner year for virtual reality (VR) technology with the release of the Oculus Rift head-mounted display’s (HMD) second development kit (DK2), Samsung’s Gear VR HMD and the reveal of the Project Morpheus HMD for PlayStation 4.…

Hands-On with Roto VR in Alien: Isolation

Oculus VR has already stated that its input solution for its Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) likely won’t be included in the first consumer version of the kit. In fact, the company has even suggested that using a…