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The Talos Principle Now Officially Supports SteamVR

As Valve looks to develop SteamVR before the launch of the HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD) at the end of the year, the company will want as much software available at launch as possible. Now developer Croteam, the creator of Serious Sam…

SteamVR Beta Gets an Update

Valve and HTC's Vive virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) is finally starting to arrive at the door of a select group of developers that signed up to work with the kit earlier in the year. This means that a few lucky studios are…

SVVR 2015: ‘OpenVR and You’ with Valve Liveblog

The 2015 Silicon Valley Virtual Reality (SVVR) Conference & Expo is well underway, and next up is an anticipated talk from SteamVR creator Valve. Earlier this month the company detailed its OpenVR software development kit (SDK) for the…

Valve Reveals First Iteration of SteamVR’s Lighthouse

Arguably the biggest feature of Valve's SteamVR system is the Room-Scale tracking, which allows those wearing a supported head-mounted display (HMD) to move within a space of up to 15-feet by 15-feet and have those movements replicated…

First Two Unreal Engine 4-Powered Vive Titles Revealed

Yesterday saw Epic Games confirm that it will soon be shipping a preview version of its Unreal Engine 4.8 out with support for Valve's SteamVR system. This means that developers will be able to get to grips with unique aspects such as…

Epic to Ship SteamVR Support in Unreal Engine 4.8 Preview

Epic Games has made several significant changes to its popular virtual reality (VR) compatible engine, Unreal Engine 4, in 2015. While new updates have arrived at regular intervals, the company also took the chance at the Game Developers…

SteamVR Update Adds Direct Mode for Oculus and More

As virtual reality (VR) fans will no doubt know by now, last month saw Steam creator Valve partner with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC to announce the Vive, a new PC-based head-mounted display (HMD) set to release later in 2015. The kit…

HTC: Vive to Launch with ‘slightly higher price point’

While many virtual reality (VR) fans are begging to find out just when the first truly consumer head-mounted display (HMD) will launch, the question of pricing also remains unanswered. HTC and Valve look to be the first companies to deliver…

SteamVR Beta Update Makes Way for HTC Vive

One could be forgiven for thinking that Valve's SteamVR system made its debut at the 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) earlier this month with the HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). In fact, the name SteamVR has…