9 Minutes of ‘Budget Cuts 2: Mission Insolvency’ Demo Gameplay

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The full demo was around 15 minutes long, although for the sake of brevity I sped up a section where I forgot to properly arm myself with arrows, and also edited out one of my boring and senseless deaths. SEE ALSO Hands-on: 'Budget Cuts 2' Demo Brings a Bow and Arrow to a Knife Fight.

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In Vegas? HTC is Offering Public Vive Pro Demos Through Thursday

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The official HTC Vive Twitter account has posted a reminder of their public invitation to anyone looking for a Vive Pro demo , with a “daily open house” from 4–6pm through Thursday at the Wynn’s Alsace Ballroom. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January 9, 2018.

Hands-on: ‘Budget Cuts 2’ Demo Brings a Bow and Arrow to a Knife Fight

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I’ve played through the first game, so I’m going to be intentionally vague about some of the finer details so I don’t spoil anything—although there isn’t much to spoil since the new game’s demo was entirely combat-driven.

Hands-on: ‘New Retro Arcade’ Tech Demo HTC Vive Gameplay

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New Retro Arcade has finally got the roomscale treatment with newly released support for the HTC Vive (and Oculus Rift CV1) through Steam. The post Hands-on: ‘New Retro Arcade’ Tech Demo HTC Vive Gameplay appeared first on Road to VR.

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Free Apex Construct Demo Finally Comes To Steam

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The Swedish studio today launched a free demo for the game on Steam. It supports the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows VR headsets and lets you play through the first level. To mark the demo’s launch, the game is also 50% off on Steam this week, available for $14.99. This demo arrives shortly after Fast Travel revealed Apex Construct sold the best on PSVR. PSVR has had a demo since May of last year which may have helped sales.

HTC Demos and Experiences at CES 2017

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HTC will be there in full force showcasing many entertainment, Business & Enterprise, Health & Medical, Education and Mixed Reality where a large green screen is used to show to everyone what the viewer of the headset can see. HTC HTC Vive

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5 Impressive VR Companies From ViveX Batch Two Demo Day

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This week we went to an HTC-hosted Demo Day for the second batch of ViveX funded VR and AR companies. Bonus Entry: Invrse Reality – This one is just a bonus entry because the demo I tried was entirely embargoed and I can’t actually talk about it.

HTC Vive Cosmos Supports Optical Finger Tracking

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The HTC Vive Cosmos will support the same finger tracking SDK as Vive and Vive Pro, as shown in a video posted to Twitter by HTC Vive’s China President. Early native #HandTracking demo possible already on the #ViveCosmos from our Beijing #AI team.

Avatars and Analytics Dominate HTC’s First Vive X Demo Day for VR Startups

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Vive X is an incubator started by HTC that is designed to help VR startups turn their ideas into profitable realities. Earlier this week, Vive X hosted its very first demo day at its downtown San Francisco headquarters. Funded by $100 Million investment from HTC.

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Here’s the Star Wars VR Demo Apple Showed During Their Keynote

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John Knoll, chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic, presented a mixed reality Star Wars themed live demo of VR content created on Mac and played on the Vive. The post Here’s the Star Wars VR Demo Apple Showed During Their Keynote appeared first on Road to VR.

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Innoactive’s ‘VR Suitcase’ is a Portable, Self-Contained HTC Vive Demo Station

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Whilst the HTC Vive offers incredible room-scale VR experiences, no one could ever describe the SteamVR powered package as compact. The post Innoactive’s ‘VR Suitcase’ is a Portable, Self-Contained HTC Vive Demo Station appeared first on Road to VR.

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Pioneering VR Demo ‘Waltz of the Wizard’ to Live on in New ‘Extended Edition’

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As one of the pioneering demos to heavily feature object interaction back at the birth of consumer VR, it always felt like the curiously magical prologue to something much larger. Waltz of the Wizard (2016) is a exceptionally well-built VR experience from Iceland-based studio Aldin Dynamics.

Oculus Quest vs HTC Vive Focus Plus

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This year we had the launch of two amazing 6 DOF all-in-one Virtual Reality headsets : the Oculus Quest and the HTC Vive Focus Plus. USB should have OTG enabled; Battery : 3 hours nominal duration; Vive Focus Plus and controllers (Image by HTC). I have used it in some demos of mine.

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VR MMO OrbusVR Gets Generous Free Trial Demo Up To Level 10

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In a surprise announcement yesterday , Orbus Online, the development team behind OrbusVR: Reborn , revealed that the game is getting a free trial demo version. Demo users also cannot trade or use the Auction House, but those seem to be the only real limitations.

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OTOY Demos Lightfield Streaming From the Cloud

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SEE ALSO Exclusive: OTOY Shows Us Live-captured Light Fields in the HTC Vive. The demo itself was not as flashy as the worlds of opportunity it could represent. The post OTOY Demos Lightfield Streaming From the Cloud appeared first on Road to VR.

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CES 2018: HTC Pulled Out All The Stops For This Amazing VR Tech Demo

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In the middle of HTC’s CES space this year there’s a giant green screen booth. In the center of the booth there are four HTC Vives and four sets of two Hyperkin blasters. You literally couldn’t miss the thing it was so big.

VR MMO OrbusVR Gets Generous Free Trial Demo Up To Level 10

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In a surprise announcement yesterday , Orbus Online, the development team behind OrbusVR: Reborn, revealed that the game is getting a free trial demo version. Demo users also cannot trade or use the Auction House, but those seem to be the only real limitations.

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‘3DNesVR’ Brings Nintendo Classics to VR, Demo Now Available on Steam

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in May 2017, 3DNesVR is finally heading to Steam, with support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows VR headsets. You can try it our for free now, as the demo on Steam supports a limited number of titles including: Super Mario Bros.

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Valve Reveals Latest Knuckles Dev Kit & New ‘Moondust’ Tech Demo

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That changed this week as Valve offered up a major information dump, showcasing the latest Knuckles dev kit with a significant design overhaul, alongside a new tech demo designed to demonstrate what the controllers are capable of.

Watch Will.I.Am Demo this VR Turret Simulator

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made his away around the demo room floor, stopping at a prominently placed turret contraption to take it for a spin. The physical structure was built in five weeks by Two Bit Circus in collaboration with Digital Domain who created the virtual game experience for the HTC Vive.

PlayStation VR Demos Coming to Hundreds of US Retailers

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When it comes to virtual reality, you really do have to ‘see it to believe it’, so Sony is joining the ranks of HTC and Oculus in opening demo spaces for their VR headset to retailers nationwide.

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ViveX Demo Day Batch 2 Featured 26 VR And AR Companies

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Today at an event in San Francisco HTC hosted a Vive X Demo Day for its second batch of funded company demos. Make sure to check back tomorrow and later this week for more details, impressions, and thoughts on the companies that demoed. Tagged with: Demo Day , htc , ViveX Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Development Experiences HTC Vive Investments VR Industry News Demo Day htc ViveX

Rube Goldberg-style Puzzler ‘Gadgeteer’ Gets Free Beta Demo on Steam

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Physics-based puzzler Gadgeteer has launched a free beta demo on Steam alongside a contest to see who can build the coolest chain reaction. The post Rube Goldberg-style Puzzler ‘Gadgeteer’ Gets Free Beta Demo on Steam appeared first on Road to VR.

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Oculus Begins A ‘Free To Try’ Demo Program With Defense Grid 2

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After spending money to upgrade or buy a VR-ready PC and then drop hundreds on a VR headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive , the idea of spending even more money on games is a bit daunting. That’s why demos and free trials are so useful. Luckily on Steam there is a generous refund program , many developers upload demos , and there are often free play weekends and deep discounts that make games more accessible than ever.

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Preview: ‘Racket: Nx’ for HTC Vive

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Matthew Magee gets active and takes a swing at the new futuristic VR sports featuring heavy classic arcade influences for the HTC Vive, Racket: Nx. The post Preview: ‘Racket: Nx’ for HTC Vive appeared first on Road to VR.

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See Every Vive Demo in Action at Bandai Namco’s VR ZONE

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Here, we take a look at all 12 demos available—including trailers—in the company’s 2-story facility. The post See Every Vive Demo in Action at Bandai Namco’s VR ZONE appeared first on Road to VR.

W. Mass. group offer free HTC Vive, Gear VR demos

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If you are located near Northampton, Massachusetts, or plan to swing by, Northampton Community Television is offering free public virtual reality demos using the HTC Vive and Gear VR headsets. Stop by the NCTV facilities at 380... Briefs Gear VR HTC Vive Northampton

‘Border Patrol’ Aims to Bring the ‘Papers, Please’ Experience to VR, Demo Now Available

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Created by Paw Print Games , the studio known for VR side-scrolling co-op brawler Bloody Zombies (2017), the studio has just released a playable pre-alpha demo. HTC Vive Games News Bits Oculus Rift Games SteamVR Games VR Games border patrol vr broder patrol papers please vr

Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC

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This short but ingenious video snippet from eye-tracking specialists Tobii was built to tease a social VR demo they’ve been working on for GDC next week. The post Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC appeared first on Road to VR.

Action RPG ‘Swords of Gargantua’ Demo Now Available on Vive & Rift

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The demo is single player-only, which shows off some of the massive scale of the world and its warrior inhabitants. You can download the demo here. In the demo, you face off against a few waves of minions at the throne of what presumably is one of the lower-level Garantua rulers.

‘New Retro Arcade’ Launches with HTC Vive and Rift CV1 Support on Steam

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Developer Digital Cybercherries has launched the New Retro Arcade Tech Demo on Steam for the HTC Vive. The post ‘New Retro Arcade’ Launches with HTC Vive and Rift CV1 Support on Steam appeared first on Road to VR.

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Reboant Demo Offers AAA Vive Visuals, But Gameplay Is Lacking

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But this is a game that’s seemingly appeared from thin air promising a full shooter experience for the HTC Vive; Chinese developer DarkLord is surely pulling the wool over our eyes, right? The first time you lay eyes on Reboant you think it’s too good to be true.

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week

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Khronos Group’s anticipated VR/AR standard API, OpenXR, is finally getting its first ever public demo at Siggraph 2018 this week. The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada, from August 12th – 16th.

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HTC Vive now available to try in some stores

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Otherwise, you have probably not tried an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. HTC announced today you'll shortly be able to try the HTC Vive in limited stores such as Microsoft stores and GameStop. Demo HTC HTC Vive Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR VR Games

HTC Teases Smartphone Capability With Vive Cosmos

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Vive Cosmos is HTC’s newly unveiled PC VR headset that’s slated to release sometime this year. While it’s a tethered device meant to support PCs at launch, HTC teased that it could also be driven by a smartphone.

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