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PlayStation VR Review – Console VR Has Arrived

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PlayStation VR launches on October 13th, but today is review day and we’ve got a detailed PSVR review ready for you! For those who don’t want to dig into the full review, here’s our handy summary. For the rest of you, we’ve got 2,000 words awaiting your eyes.

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Adidas Unveils Boots With In-Store PlayStation VR Experience

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Go on an interstellar trip through an asteroid belt as you chase down these Stellar boots.

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VR and Post-Traumatic Stress with Bravemind and STRIVE

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Combat. Injustice. Attacks. Isolation. Barren and desolate terrain. This was the reality of our troops during deployment in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. With close family members who served, I know firsthand how challenging the return to “normal” can be.

PG&E Wants To Equip Their Technicians With VR

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‘Neos’ Aims to be the Google Docs of VR World Building

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We catch up with Sightline creator Tomáš ‘Frooxius’ Mariančík whose work to create the Google Docs of VR world building with his latest project Neos , is progressing rapidly.

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Hands On With Google’s Daydream View VR Headset

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We’re live from Google’s Pixel phone media event, where we got hand’s on with the company’s new Daydream View VR headset.

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Pantomime Launches Creatures AR App With Shared Augmented Reality

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Lionsgate Bringing 7 Minute Preview of ‘John Wick VR’ to New York Comic Con

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Lionsgate have announced that the VR experience based on the Keanu Reeves film John Wick is to be previewed next week at NYC’s Comic Con, where attendees will be treated to a 7 minute sneak peek of the Starbreeze developed title.

Facebook Shows Us The Future of Social VR

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Oculus introduced Avatars and social Rooms with friends. During Oculus’ developer conference keynote, Mark Zuckerberg introduced us to Facebook’s vision of “building great software experiences” that are social with Oculus.

Surge Music Video in VR

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Remember when MTV showed music videos? Yeah, me neither. Surge is one of the first real-time VR music videos created specifically for VR. The goal of Surge is to provide insight in the possibilities of VR as a medium for music videos. The video is short, however, very much worth the download.

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‘Invasion!’ Studio Baobab Returns With Second Episode, ‘Asteroids!’

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It’s a busy time for Baobab Studios. After release on other platforms, the team is preparing to launch its cutesy debut VR short film, Invasion! , on PlayStation VR, and help with a big screen adaptation of it. But that’s not it has up its sleeves.

Hands-on: Oculus’ Wireless ‘Santa Cruz’ Prototype Makes Standalone Room-scale Tracking a Reality

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On stage at Oculus Connect 2016, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased that Oculus is developing a new, standalone, wireless VR headset with inside-out positional tracking. Following the keynote, I was whisked away behind closed doors to see the so-called ‘Santa Cruz’ prototype in action.

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Here’s How VR is Helping Athletes Prepare for Games

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A rookie quarterback walks from the huddle to the line of scrimmage, facing a scowling defense ready to tear him apart. But he’s not scared. He’s seen this all before. The rookie knows exactly what coverage the defense is in and what they’ll try to do next.

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Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Zuckerberg: ‘One Million People Use VR Every Month’

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At last year’s Oculus Connect developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came out at the start of the keynote speech for a brief few words. This year? He had a lot more to share.

Watch HypeVR’s Impressive Volumetric 360 3D Video In Action

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HypeVR may be poised to alter the 360 video landscape with their depth-mapped, volumetric video system that lets VR users move in, out and around the captured scene. Watch Fox’s Futurist Ted Schilowitz as he gives one of the first real time demonstrations of the technology.

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Oculus Touch Price, Release Date and New Content

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The Oculus Touch motion controllers arrive December 6th and pre-orders begin October 10th.

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Oculus Touch - Everything you need to know. Ships December 2016

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Today at Oculus Connect 3 at 10 am was the much-anticipated Keynote event. Oculus had already stated there would be discussions around touch and hopes were running high Oculus would release all the details and indeed they did. Here is the rundown: How Much is Oculus Touch?

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PlayStation VR Review: The Future of Console Gaming Has Arrived

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Did you know that the PlayStation was born from a botched business deal with Nintendo? Sony and Nintendo were all set to release a collaborative game system known as the SNES-CD back in the 90s as an add-on device for the Super Nintendo.

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Google Announces Daydream ‘View’ VR Headset for $79

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Google today unveiled its first Daydream headset called ‘View’, a high-quality mobile VR headset that works exclusively with Android’s integrated VR support.

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Google Unveils $79 Daydream VR Headset

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The Daydream View VR headset will be $79 and goes on sale November. During a press event on Tuesday, Google finally revealed their Daydream View VR headset, a lightweight VR headset that will be compatible with Daydream Ready phones.

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Oculus Touch Pre-Order E-Mails Sent

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Oculus have started sending e-mails to those who pre-ordered the Rift and automatically receive a place in line for Oculus touch pre-orders.

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Google’s VR Headset Is Daydream View

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Following the reveal of the Daydream mobile VR ecosystem earlier in the year, Google has finally revealed the first headset to support it, Daydream View. The headset comes with a controller and launches in November for $79.

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OTOY Demos Lightfield Streaming From the Cloud

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A lightfield scene rendered with OTOY’s tools; it retains all 3D data and can be move about in real time even at pre-rendered CGI quality. Jules Urbach, CEO of OTOY, believes lightfields are the endgame of virtual reality.

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Official PlayStation VR Accessories Now Up For Pre-Order

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An elegant crown needs an elegant throne. Several PSVR accessories have officially become available for pre-order on several major online retailers.

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Oculus Connect 3 - Oculus Touch Announcement Imminent?

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Oculus have promised to discuss Oculus Touch during the Oculus Connect 3 event taking place October 5 - 7 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California.

‘The Body VR’ Brings Educational Tour Of The Human Body To HTC Vive Today

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Oculus Working on Inside-Out Tracking for Stand-Alone VR Headset – Breaking

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Revealed today on stage at Oculus Connect, Mark Zuckerberg teased “the next phase of virtual reality,” an inside-out tracking solution that would allow a headset to go entirely without the need of an outside tracking tech like the Rift’s IR camera and Constellation tracking.

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Sky Launches VR App With Content From Disney, Jaunt, Baobab Studios

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The 360° video app also features content from Beckham, Star Wars and Warner Bros. UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster, Sky, is launching their own mobile virtual reality app to showcase some of their best 360° video from Sky VR Studios and their partners.

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First PlayStation VR tear down video online

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Here we have the first teardown video of the PlayStation VR. The language is in Japanese, but it is cool to see all the parts. It seems that Sony put all the parts in one unit together with the lenses and OLED screen. Hardware News PlayStation VR

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