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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

"Enter,stranger..." - Kevin E explains how a British television classic has the makings of a VR experience to remember, if they want a second go at it.

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…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Devil May Cry

You’re surrounded. A swarm of enemies circle around you, one of which is daring to make the first move. You scan the room for the weak link, mind racing through options. Your hands reach down for Ebony and Ivory, preparing to fire at a…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Screamride

Here’s an experience that lives up to its name. You’re sitting on a rollercoaster feeling a very real bout of nerves as you wait for it to start up. Suddenly, you’re literally shot forward, following a path that jolts you from left to right…

Hands-On with HTC & Valve’s Vive

After nearly twenty years of obscurity, one man managed to turn virtual reality (VR) on its head. Palmer Luckey's Oculus Rift kickstarted a movement that would eventually see big players such as Sony Computer Entertainment, Google, Samsung…