You can fix the HTC Vive's sub-par headstrap on June 6th

You can fix the HTC Vive's sub-par headstrap on June 6th
Despite hitting the market before the Oculus Rift with motion control, room-scale virtual reality support and more connectivity options, the HTC Vive has always trailed behind Facebook's VR headset in one incredibly important regard: comfort. The Viv…
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Avegant's light field tech gives hope to a mixed-reality future

Avegant's light field tech gives hope to a mixed-reality future
Virtual reality has arrived. With high-end gear like the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and PS VR (and mobile-friendly models like the Gear VR and Google's DayDream) on the market for well over a year now, it's safe to say that VR is here to stay. The sta…
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'A Moment in Time' shows the charming potential of art in VR

'A Moment in Time' shows the charming potential of art in VR
Quill, like Google's Tilt Brush, is an artistic tool that lets you paint in virtual reality. Designed for the Oculus Rift, it's a liberating way to draw and view art in 3D space. The next step? Animation. Goro Fujita, art director at Oculus Story Stu…
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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey donated $100,000 to Trump’s inauguration

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey donated 0,000 to Trump’s inauguration
 Oculus Rift co-founder Palmer Luckey didn’t just support Donald Trump by backing an organization called Nimble America that made anti-Hillary Clinton “shitposts.” He also donated $100,000 to Trump’s inauguration committee under a shell company named after an element in his favorite Super Nintendo game, reports Mother Jones. Read More


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Explore the world with Google Earth VR on Oculus Rift

Explore the world with Google Earth VR on Oculus Rift
The Google Earth revamp isn't just focused on the web and mobile crowds — there are a few perks for virtual reality fans as well. Google has updated Earth's free VR experience to support the Oculus Rift headset and its Oculus Touch controllers. Yo…
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Facebook Spaces VR parties are available for Rift owners today

Facebook Spaces VR parties are available for Rift owners today
Facebook teased how it would create social experiences in virtual reality, and now it's ready to take things one step further. It just launched a Facebook Spaces beta that lets Oculus Rift owners hang out together (up to four at once) in VR. The ex…
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Google hires Vive and Oculus developer to bolster its VR team

Google hires Vive and Oculus developer to bolster its VR team
If you want to see the potential of virtual reality, check out SoundStage: a virtual reality music sandbox app for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Google just snapped up developer Logan Olson for its VR team, further proving the company's continued int…
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'Serious Sam' returns to VR for a 'Second Encounter'

'Serious Sam' returns to VR for a 'Second Encounter'
If you're a fan of bombastic early-2000s first-person shooters and you own a HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift, Croteam has you covered. Serious Sam, the studio's fast-paced, over-the-top and gratuitously violent ode to big guns, explosions and cheesy one-l…
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'Batman Arkham VR' finally comes to Oculus Rift and Vive

'Batman Arkham VR' finally comes to Oculus Rift and Vive
Your chance to don Batman's suit in the comfort of your own home is coming very soon. That is, if you have the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive VR headset hooked up to a PC. Batman Arkham VR, previously available on PlayStation VR since October 2016, will be…
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'Rock Band VR' is the dorkiest game ever and I love it

'Rock Band VR' is the dorkiest game ever and I love it
Rock Band VR will make you feel like a rock star. But from the outside, you'll look like a crazy person with an Oculus Rift on your head and a plastic guitar in your hands, strumming along in silence. Basically, you'll look like a huge dork while pla…
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