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Samsung Gear VR

Bandit Six Dev: Gear VR is ‘superior’ to Oculus DK1

While smartphones continue to grow in power and quality, many still question if they can be used for true virtual reality (VR) experiences. Plenty of head-mounted displays (HMD) already offer the chance to plug in a handset and have it act…

Preview: James’s Legacy: The Prologue for Gear VR

Since the unveiling of Playful Corp.'s Lucky's Tale for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) it seems as though a number of development studios now have much more faith in third-person virtual reality (VR) experiences. It would be…

Lunar Flight to Add Oculus, Gear VR, Dive Support

Another indie videogame has announced plans to support a wide range of virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMD) with its title this week. LocoVR, the studio behind upcoming arcade-style space experience Lunar Flight has confirmed…

Preview: VR Quest for Gear VR

Subtlety has never been Oculus VR's strong point. As a company they're all about being the 'biggest' or the 'best'. Being 'first' or being 'better'. Being 'affordable' or being 'high end'. They want to be out there, in front of the consumer…

Unreal Engine 4 Looking to Support Gear VR and Project Tango

Epic Games has been one of a virtual reality's (VR) biggest supporters at this early stage in the technology's revival. With the release of its latest software development engine, Unreal Engine 4, the company has enabled a range of…

Preview: Ruin & The Maze Runner for Gear VR

Ruin and the Maze Runner are two different motion-picture productions presented in a similar fashion on Gear VR. These passive presentations further the idea of Gear VR as a new vision for media consumption not just limited to videogames,…

Coatsink Reveals Esper for Gear VR

Earlier in the month Samsung revealed its first entry into the virtual reality (VR) scene with Gear VR, a new head-mounted display (HMD) using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone as a display, built in partnership with Oculus VR. A steady…

Preview: The Cave for Gear VR

Passive experiences were common on the Gear VR at IFA, Berlin, following the initial reveal of the device at Samsung's Unpacked event earlier this month. Innerspace's ­The Cave was one such creation, transporting the player to a different…

Preview: Hold on to Your Seat

Perhaps the most unusual technical demonstration made available for Samsung's recently unveiled Gear VR thus far, Hold on to Your Seat is a new and unique production from Cirque de Soleil Media. It's theatre made specifically for virtual…

Climax Studios Reveals Bandit Six for Gear VR

Following the reveal of Samaung's Gear VR smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) earlier in September, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories developer Climax Studios confirmed that it was working on some 'incredible…