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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…

Valve Debuting New ‘SteamVR’ Hardware at GDC 2015

Half-Life developer and Steam platform owner Valve already has a storied history with virtual reality (VR). The company was revealed to be working on its own VR head-mounted display (HMD) around the same time that Oculus VR was preparing…

SteamVR Update Adds Oculus DK2 Support

Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) owners have enjoyed the ability to log into Valve's Steam service in VR for a while now. Users are able to explore Steam using the Oculus Rift, which appears with an optimised…