Three Original VR Experiences Snag 2017 Emmy Noms

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The post Three Original VR Experiences Snag 2017 Emmy Noms appeared first on VRScout. News 2017 Emmy Nominations Emmy Awards Felix & Paul Magnopus Oculus Story StudioVR continues to make its way into the mainstream.

‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Playable in VR at E3 2017

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Polyphony Digital’s latest iteration of the Gran Turismo driving simulator made an appearance at this week’s E3 2017 in Los Angeles, and was playable using a PSVR headset, but with some significant limitations. The game is due to launch exclusively on PS4 in Fall 2017. At E3 2017, a sim rig featured GT Sport on PS4 Pro using the new Thrustmaster T-GT wheel, and John Sabol of Inside Sim Racing gave some brief impressions of the PSVR mode.

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Where to Find VR at PAX West 2017

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Cell reception can be spotty in the packed Washington State Convention Center, so attendees may want to download the official PAX West 2017 guidebook (and a copy of this article) ahead of time. The post Where to Find VR at PAX West 2017 appeared first on Road to VR. News Bits VR Event pax 2017 pax 2017 virtual reality pax 2017 vr pax virtual reality pax vr pax west 2017 pax west 2017 virtual reality pax west 2017 vr

VRTO 2017: Where New Giants Stand on Giant Shoulders

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Conversations are only as good as the participants; part of this netting of knowledge stems from the people Malicki-Sánchez has been able to assemble for VRTO 2017, including: Dr. Maria Karam (Co-inventor of the Emoti-Chair, Founder of TADs inc., The post VRTO 2017: Where New Giants Stand on Giant Shoulders appeared first on VRScout. News Toronto VRTO VRTO 2017Grab your tickets to VRTO , which kicks off June 25 at Rogers Communications Centre in Toronto.

SDCC 2017: Warner Brothers Debuts Ready Player One Movie Trailer

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Tagged with: ready player one , SDCC 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Entertainment Events Experiences ready player one SDCC 2017Warner Brothers arrives at San Diego Comic-Con with arguably one of their largest lineups, with eyes on them for news on Blade Runner 2049, Justice League, and news for the individual DC comic book heroes.

Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017

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The post Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017 appeared first on VRScout. The next 12 months could be the year of VR. 2016 was supposed to be the year for VR. As many of us who work in the VR industry know, it most certainly wasn’t. Headset sales were much lower than every research report ever made on the subject, the killer VR app was not discovered by an eccentric band of game designers, and VR was not a mainstay in the marketplace.

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Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

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In its new Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017 , Greenlight Insights forecasts total virtual reality revenues to reach $7.2 billion globally by the end of 2017, of which, head-mounted displays (HMDs) will account for $4.7 The report also offers disruptive trends to watch in 2017, such as: New VR headsets powered by Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will spark demand by enterprise firms for VR-related hardware, software and services.

The Best Samsung Odyssey Deal for Black Friday 2017

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We’re keeping tabs on the best Samsung Odyssey deals during Black Friday 2017 through Cyber Monday as they come in. The best Samsung HMD Odyssey Black Friday 2017 deal we’ve found online so far is Microsoft Store for $450 , a $100 savings which includes the headset and controllers. SEE ALSO The Best Windows VR Headset Deals for Black Friday 2017. The post The Best Samsung Odyssey Deal for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Road to VR.

Best VR Hardware Of E3 2017

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Now that it’s all said and done it’s easy to see that E3 2017 just wasn’t a huge showing for VR hardware. Best VR Hardware of E3 2017: DisplayLink Wireless Vive. — What were some of the best hardware announcements and demos you saw at E3 2017? Tagged with: Antilatency , CaptoGlove , DisplayLink , e3 , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Hardware Antilatency CaptoGlove DisplayLink e3 E3 2017

The Best HTC Vive Deal for Black Friday 2017

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We’re tracking the best HTC Vive deals for Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday as they spring up. The Best HTC Vive Black Friday 2017 Deal. Vive Black Friday 2017 Bundle – If the above Gamestop/HTC is out of stock or otherwise unavailable, you can get nearly the same package (excluding the $50 gift card at these retailers): Amazon. Save on VR Games at Steam’s 2017 Autumn Sale.

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SVVR 2017: For Trailblazers, by Trailblazers

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SVVR 2017 is less than a week away , and with an exciting roster of speakers and demos across all major industry verticals, with 100+ VR/AR companies represented, it’s slated to be a star-studded gathering of VR experts. Here’s a peek of the far-reaching topics at SVVR 2017: Education And Virtual Reality – Clay Park VR. ” SVVR is an iconic institution in the history of American and international VR—and SVVR 2017 is set to be their most historic yet.

The Best Windows VR Headset Deals for Black Friday 2017

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We’re keeping an eye out for the best Windows VR headset deals during Black Friday 2017 through Cyber Monday as they come in. The best Acer Headset Black Friday 2017 deal we’ve found online so far is at Microsoft Store for $350 , a $50 savings which includes the headset and controllers. SEE ALSO The Best Samsung Odyssey Deal for Black Friday 2017. SEE ALSO The Best Oculus Rift Deal for Black Friday 2017.

F8 2017: Facebook’s Social VR Spaces Will ‘Ideally’ Support Non-Oculus Platforms Including Vive

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Greenlight’s VRS 2017 Conference Reflects VR’s Rapid Changes & Growing Impact

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VR Strategy Conference 2017. In addition to several new tracks at VRS 2017, the conference will feature a Solution Showcase & Expo. New to this year’s conference, the exhibition portion of VRS 2017 is where analysts, media, partners, and attendees connect to uncover the latest VR/AR technologies from top companies. One of the biggest developments at VRS is the co-located VR Arcade Summit 2017, dedicated to VR arcades, theaters, theme parks, and other out-of-home venues.

12 Can’t Miss VR Talks You Have To See At GDC 2017

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The Holodeck Year 2: Growing the VR Ecosystem in 2017. With its Editor VR tool now available in an early incarnation, 2017 is going to be a massive year for Unity and VR. Tagged with: GDC , GDC 2017 , VR talks. Events GDC GDC 2017 VR talksE3, Gamescom, TGS, PAX are all great shows for exhibiting VR content.

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E3 2017: Skyrim Confirmed For PlayStation VR

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A trailer for the game made its debut at E3 2017 this week on Sony’s stage. Skyrim is coming to PlayStation VR (PSVR). Don’t need to say much more than that, do we? No details on Oculus Rift or HTC Vive support, nor date. Details when they come. Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Best HTC Vive Games of E3 2017

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As expected Valve did not make an appearance at E3 2017 and the world is left wondering where their “killer app” is and what those three made-for-VR games could be. But nevertheless we played a lot of Vive stuff so we’ve made a list of the three best VR games we tried on the HTC Vive at E3 2017. Heading into E3 2017 this was easily the most anticipated VR game on most people’s horizons. Best HTC Vive Game of E3 2017: DOOM VFR.

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‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ Wins Golden Joystick’s Best VR Game of 2017

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The 2017 Golden Joystick Awards winners are in, revealed last night at the 35th annual ceremony that celebrated the best in gaming this year. Taking the Golden Joystick for ‘Best VR Game’ was Capcom’s horror-adventure Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017), a game that equally supports PSVR and traditional monitors. The post ‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ Wins Golden Joystick’s Best VR Game of 2017 appeared first on Road to VR.

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The Best PlayStation VR Deal for Black Friday 2017

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We’ll be keeping an eye out for all the greatest PlayStation VR deals from Black Friday 2017 until Cyber Monday. SEE ALSO The Best Windows VR Headset Deals for Black Friday 2017. The post The Best PlayStation VR Deal for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Road to VR. Deal Deals News VR Deals black friday black friday 2017 cyber monday playstation vr playstation vr deals psvr deals vr deals

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E3 2017 ‘Day 2’ Roundup: ‘Skyrim VR’ Announced, Intel Does VR eSports, ‘Lone Echo’ Dated & More

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Following the revelations from the Microsoft and Bethesda presentations , this is a second roundup of news from E3 2017, currently taking place in Los Angeles. The heavily-stylised, time-bending shooter has been thrilling VR gamers on PC since its initial launch in December 2016, and was given a ‘summer 2017’ release window for Sony’s headset.

The Best Oculus Rift Deal for Black Friday 2017

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We’ll be keeping an eye on Oculus Rift deals throughout Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday. The Best Oculus Rift Black Friday 2017 Deal. The post The Best Oculus Rift Deal for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Road to VR. Deal Deals News VR Deals black friday black friday 2017 oculus oculus deal oculus price oculus rift oculus rift priceDon’t blink, because you might miss the most important time of the year for Christmas shopping.

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The 9 Biggest VR Stories Of GDC 2017

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With each passing year the Game Developers Conference (GDC) becomes more and more important to the VR industry, and 2017’s iteration was no different. Rift’s 2017 Line-Up. One year on and it’s ready to debut its bigger, better 2017 line-u p, fueled by the recently-released Touch controllers. Whew, what a week. Can we sleep now?

TPCAST Announces Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift, Arriving Q4 2017

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TPCast maintains their “Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift” is slated to arrive “by the end of Q4 2017.” ” The post TPCAST Announces Wireless Adapter for Oculus Rift, Arriving Q4 2017 appeared first on Road to VR. TPCAST , the company known for creating a wireless adapter for HTC Vive, announced that they’ll be delivering a device that supports the Oculus Rift by the end of the year.

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E3 2017: Fallout 4 VR Is Coming To HTC Vive

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The first true example of heightened focus is at Bethesda’s conference which opened with showing one of their flagship games, Fallout, running in full VR with a release slated for October 2017. Tagged with: Bethesda , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Bethesda E3 2017The virtual reality presence at E3 this year is expected to be almost double what it has been as developers and publishers move full steam ahead with immersive experiences.

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Field In View: So, Where Was Oculus At CES 2017?

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While VR as a whole is thriving at CES 2017, there’s been nary a whisper from the Rift. Tagged with: CES 2017 , facebook , oculus , virtual reality , VR. Editorials CES 2017 facebook oculus virtual reality VRRemember the buzz you had this time last year?

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The Best VR Ready GPU Deals for Black Friday 2017

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With Black Friday 2017 upon us, here’s a look at the best VR Ready GPU deals out there. The Best VR Ready GPU Black Friday 2017 Deal – GTX 1080 or GTX 1060. The post The Best VR Ready GPU Deals for Black Friday 2017 appeared first on Road to VR. Black Friday 2017 Hub Deal Deals VR GPUVR headsets have never been cheaper, and the games have never been better. Many PC gamers are just a GPU upgrade away from having a VR ready computer.

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2017 VR Industry Report to Bring Data-driven Insights & Forecasts That Cut Through the Hype

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The Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017 launches April 4th, pre-order today to save 40% off the list price. This is why Greenlight Insights, the global leader in virtual and augmented market intelligence, and Road to VR , the world’s leading independent VR news publication, will come together again to publish the Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017. 2017 will be another foundational year for the entire VR industry.

100+ AR/VR Companies to Gather at Next Week’s SVVR 2017 Expo – Save $200

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Next week’s Silicon Valley VR Expo 2017 is set to bring together the core of the VR industry from Silicon Valley and beyond. Next week from March 29th to 31st at the San Jose Convention Center, SVVR 2017 is set to bring three days of talks, panels, and workshops with insights from leaders in VR , and a show floor featuring more than 100 exhibitors. Road to VR Readers Save at SVVR 2017. Interested in attending or exhibiting at SVVR 2017?

GDC 2017: Google Daydream Support Coming To Unity On March 31st

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At GDC 2017, Unity held a keynote discussing their impact on the gaming industry, future updates to the engine, and much more. Stay tuned to UploadVR for more news from GDC 2017. Tagged with: 2017 , cardboard , GDC , Google Dardream , OpenXR , unity , Vulkan API. Unity Unity Engine VR Industry News 2017 cardboard GDC Google Dardream OpenXR unity Vulkan API

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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2017 is going to be a pivotal year for the technology’s growth and there will be many events welcoming VR as an auxiliary experience or fully focusing on the potential of the immersive tech. Virtual Reality Strategy Conference (VRS) // October 2017. Virtual Reality Summit – San Diego // December 2017.

Best Oculus Rift Games Of E3 2017

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Although 2017 didn’t have quite as large of a presence overall, there were still plenty of quality experiences that the UploadVR team got the chance to play. Best Rift Game of E3 2017 – Transference. This was hands-down the most intriguing new VR announcement of E3 2017 and the best game we played on the Oculus Rift. — Which Rift games are you most excited about from E3 2017? E3 Experiences Gaming e3 E3 2017 Echo Arena Space Junkies Transference

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‘ARK Park’ Launches on PlayStation VR in December 2017

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ARK Park, the VR multiplayer adventure game based on the world of ARK:Survival Evolved (2017), is officially releasing on PlayStationVR this December. An HTC Vive version of the game is also currently listed on Steam with an unspecified 2017 launch date. The post ‘ARK Park’ Launches on PlayStation VR in December 2017 appeared first on Road to VR.

Qualcomm & Road to VR Industry Mixer Kicks Off GDC 2017 Next Week

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Qualcomm and Road to VR are teaming up to kick off next week’s GDC 2017 with a gathering of VR and AR industry insiders. If you’re attending GDC 2017, join Qualcomm and Road to VR Monday evening, February 27th, at the W Hotel’s Living Room Bar, just a step away from the Moscone Center, for an opportunity to experience Qualcomm’s latest VR technology, and network amidst AR/VR industry insiders, investors, developers, and more over cocktails and appetizers.

April Fools’ Day 2017 VR Edition

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Some of the better VR and AR jokes in 2017. The post April Fools’ Day 2017 VR Edition appeared first on VRScout. It’s that time of the year again. April Fools’ Day is upon us and so come with it the annual offering of jokes from tech companies and brands. It should come as no surprise that VR headsets usually end up being a favorite subject matter when it cooking up tricks. And for the most part, they are welcome “fake news” to most.

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GTC 2017: NVIDIA Is Looking For VR/AR Apps, Offering $30,000 And Other Prizes

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At this year’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC 2017) they’ll also be opening up for up to 10 companies or teams to present their non-gaming ideas and potentially win a cash prize. All accepted companies will be offered: Free demonstration space at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference (May 8-11, 2016). Tagged with: GTC 2017 , nvidia. Sponsored GTC 2017 nvidiaGraphics powerhouse NVIDIA is a crucial part of the VR industry.

GDC 2017: Khronos Group Unveils VR/AR Standard OpenXR

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A couple months later, that standard now has a name as Khronos unveils the OpenXR working group at GDC 2017. In December of last year, Khronos group made headlines for adding Epic Games to the list of companies in support of their pursuit of an API standard for virtual and augmented reality.

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E3 2017: Doom VFR Coming to Vive, PSVR This Year

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Tagged with: Bethesda , E3 2017 Facebook Twitter Reddit More. E3 Bethesda E3 2017We were expecting an update on Fallout 4 VR at Bethesda’s E3 press conference this year, but the company has gone the extra mile and revealed something new; Doom VFR. It appears that at least some version of developer id Software’s classic shooter franchise is coming to VR headsets.