The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive

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It was a hard decision, but you’ve decided to go with the HTC Vive as your first ‘serious’ VR headset, a room-scale device that released early 2016 as a result of a decisive collaboration with Valve. The post The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive appeared first on Road to VR.

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The 25 Best HTC Vive Games: Day #1

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From the stunning precision of SteamVR tracking to the frankly ludicrous amount of games to play, the HTC Vive and its bigger brother, the Vive Pro, are arguably the best place to experience high-end VR gaming today.

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The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

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Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget.

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Two Ways to Play Non-VR Games With the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive

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Games that are specifically developed for VR are always going to look and play the best in a VR headset, but let’s face it, most of us probably have huge libraries of traditional games, and you may be wondering “Can I play regular games on the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?”—the

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HTC Sweetens Viveport Subscription Deal with 75 More VR Games

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HTC launched its interesting Viveport Subscription service back in April; for $7/month, the program lets users choose five VR games from a pool of available apps, and grants them unlimited access.

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Kid Friendly VR Games For HTC VIVE

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We’ve even see you create VR workout routines out of games to help you lose some extra pounds — fantastic. But one question we see more frequently and expect more of as we get closer to the holidays in a couple months is recommendations for kid friendly VIVE games. Gaming Experiences.

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HTC Vive Now Shipping With a New VR Game Bundle

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The free three-game bundle that comes with the purchase of an HTC Vive is now featuring two new titles. HTC today debuted a new game bundle for new purchases of the Vive. The bundle represents $80 in VR games.

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HTC Launches ‘Vive Studios’ for First-party VR Game Development and Publishing

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HTC today announced that they’ve spun up an internal development and publishing group called Vive Studios. Mirroring Oculus’ own ‘Oculus Studios’ effort, HTC has formed an internal VR game studio and publishing group called Vive Studios.

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HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

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Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. This comes as a part of a larger trend by HTC to make Vive usership less financially daunting.

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The Best HTC Vive Deal for Black Friday 2018

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Holiday shopping season is here and we’re keeping an eye on the best HTC Vive Black Friday 2018 deals. HTC Vive Deal Baseline. The Best HTC Vive 2018 Deal. HTC also isn’t offering any Black Friday deal on the Vive Pro Starter Kit.

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HTC Files for ‘Vive Cosmos’ VR Headset Trademark

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With middling smartphone sales and a loss of a major portion of its smartphone IP and engineering team to Google last year, HTC appears to be full steam ahead with VR headsets as of late. SEE ALSO HTC Announces 6DOF Controller Tracking Dev Kit for Vive Focus.

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Developers Are Now Receiving HTC Vive Pro

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Ostensibly the first batch of Vive Pro, HTC’s upcoming prosumer VR headset, is now landing on the doorsteps of developers. It’ll be interesting to see what developers make of the new prosumer-focused headset, and whether any new game design conventions come from it.

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HTC and Gaming Giant IGT Partner on VR Tournament Platform for Casinos

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HTC is expanding its out-of-home VR entertainment reach with a new deal with gaming giant IGT that will see its Vive hardware and software power a new competitive VR initiative where players compete for real money stakes.

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‘Rick and Morty’ VR Game is Releasing on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive April 20th

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Coming to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets on Steam and Oculus Home, you can take part in the dimension-hopping adventure starting Thursday, April 20th for for $29.99. ” In the game, you take control of a Morty clone, ostensibly created for the sole purpose of doing chores for Rick.

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HTC Boss Claims Rockstar Games ‘Not Done’ With VR

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Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 developer Rockstar Games isn’t yet finished with VR, according to HTC. Any part of the game that didn’t work, they cut from the VR experience so things that ended up in those seven cases that are in the VR version, those were very very selectively chosen. ” HTC worked with Rockstar to launch L.A. Noire first on HTC Vive before it came to Oculus Rift last year.

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HTC: Valve is Still “very committed” to Making its Three Full VR Games

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Dan O’Brien, Vive general manager for the Americas, revealed to The Rolling Stone that Valve was still “very committed” to the promise of delivering its three VR games: “I manage the relationship with Valve,” O’Brien says. “I

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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. Instead, this year’s E3 was a bit light for Valve, HTC, and the Vive in general.

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HTC Unveils PC VR Headset Vive Cosmos, Dev Kits Coming Early 2019

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At a special CES event today, HTC unveiled their latest PC VR headset, Vive Cosmos. Vive Comos is said to launch sometime in 2019, although HTC isn’t talking about a more exact launch window just yet. Images provided by HTC show both the headphones attached and detached.

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HTC Launches Flagship Vive Store In China

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Located at the Consumer Electronics Exchange/Exhibition Center in the modern metropolis of Shenzhen, the store appears to be a one-stop-shop for everything HTC Vive. Alvin Wang, President of HTC Vive China, recently shared several photos of the flagship location via his Twitter account.

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. As an active supporter of VR and head of one of gaming’s most important VR-compatible game engines, when Sweeney speaks, we tend to listen.

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HTC Vive Launch Window Game List

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GDC is in full swing, and the usual list of game developers, hardware and general gaming geeks all congregate in San Francisco. Oculus yesterday announced their list of 30 games that will be available on Day 1 , March 28. The list includes a total of 38 games.

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HTC Announces 6DOF Controller Tracking Add-on for Vive Focus

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HTC today announced a 6DOF controller tracking add-on for Vive Focus which brings 6DOF controller tracking to the device. Vive Focus, HTC’s standalone VR headset, had a full blown launch in China at the beginning of 2018, and was released as a development kit in the West in May.

Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Awards

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There’s been plenty to talk about in VR gaming over the course of 2018, with even more ambitious indie studios and AAA game companies getting into the medium for the first time. Now for Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Award winners. Developer : Beat Games.

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HTC Files Trademark For ‘Vive Cosmos’

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According to reports by Dutch website Mobielkopen , Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has officially filed protection for the phrase “Vive Cosmos” at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as several other agencies in both Switzerland and New Zealand.

HTC Vive Gets Major Price Cut, Now $600

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Hot on the heels of the $400 Summer Rift sale , HTC is doing some of its own price slashing, bringing the complete Vive system down by $200 to a new permanently lowered price of $600. HTC Vive Now $600. The 5 Best Cross-Play Multiplayer Games for Rift, Vive and PSVR.

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Vive Cosmos: Everything We Know About HTC’s New Headset

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CES 2019 was a busy one for HTC Vive. HTC sees this as a new strain of VR device that may entice people that haven’t yet bought a PC VR headset. Expect it to run popular PC VR games like Arizona Sunshine and Superhot VR. HTC also announced Vive Reality System at CES.

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HTC Wants to Bring Its First-party Game ‘Arcade Saga’ to PlayStation VR

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Arcade Saga , a futuristic sports action game from HTC’s internal Vive Studios development and publishing group, could be coming to PSVR. Now wanting to bring the game to PSVR, HTC is going a step above to demonstrate their commitment to platform agnostic VR content.

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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. HTC Vive Deal Baseline. The Best HTC Vive Black Friday 2017 Deal. Other HTC Vive Deals to Consider. 75% off Select Vive Games at Viveport.

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Report: HTC Vive Preferred Headset of Game Developers

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In a recent survey conducted by the Game Developers Conference of over 4,500 developers this year, the video games industry is looking pretty hyped about VR and AR. 30 percent said their next game would release on the Oculus Rift, and 29 percent said PlayStation VR.

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HTC Teases More AAA VR Content on the Way

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VR gamers have been hungry for AAA content and it while Bethesda’s announcement is a great step in that direction, HTC says you can expect more on the way. But this isn’t the only blockbuster gaming content that we’ll be hearing about in 2017, according to HTC.

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‘Accounting+’ Coming Soon to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift with New Levels

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Squanch Games, the game studio founded by Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland, and Crows Crows Crows are bringing Accounting+ (2017) to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift soon. The next update is said to triple the size of the game, with at least a space level coming in tow.

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Play Oculus Rift and HTC Vive games with your smartphone

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Play Oculus Rift and HTC Vive games with your smartphone. Not only does it do a quicker job, this way you can pplay SteamVR- and Oculus Rift games on your smartphone! Part 3: Virtual Reality games play. 05 RiftCat games. 06 SteamVR play games.

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HTC Vive Headsets Lineup Explained: Should You Wait For Cosmos?

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HTC’s line-up of VR headsets is steadily growing. HTC Vive. Vive is a room scale VR headset powered by your gaming PC. At $499 it’s the most affordable headset in HTC’s lineup. The Vive cannot operate without a gaming PC, and won’t work on most laptops. Originally released in 2016 for $799, the OG Vive remains today as HTC’s entry level PC VR option. HTC Vive Pro. HTC Vive Pro Eye. HTC Vive Focus.

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HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. The Vive Pro Eye, in all its splendor (Image by HTC).

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Get $100 in Free VR Games When You Buy an NVIDIA GPU and HTC Vive

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Well, NVIDIA is making it that much harder this holiday season with a new bundle that includes three highly rated games for free when you buy a GeForce GTX 1080, 1070, or 1060 GPU and an HTC Vive headset. for three games rated “very positive” on Steam.

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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Now Comes Free With Purchase of HTC Vive

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HTC today announced a new Vive hardware bundle featuring a free copy of Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4 VR, a VR port of the entire game that lets you haunt the Wasteland like never before.

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HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

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HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. Image courtesy HTC.

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CES 2019: HTC Reveals Vive Cosmos Headset & Vive Reality

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The 2019 Consumer Electronic Expo is off to an exciting start as HTC Vive debuted not only a new VR headset capable of inside-out tracking, but a new social platform, new subscription service, and new updates to their existing Viveport platform. Image Credit: HTC Vive.

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‘Budget Cuts’ Review – Killer Robots Meet Killer VR Game Mechanics

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Budget Cuts, a first-person stealth VR game, has been eagerly awaited since Stockholm-based indie studio Neat Corporation first released a free demo in 2016. Available On: Steam (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift). Reviewed On: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift.

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HTC Debuts Kingspray VR Graffiti Simulator at X Games

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At the X Games in Austin, Texas from June 2-5, HTC is publicly demoing for the first time Kingspray Graffiti Simulator. BMX rider Jamie Bestwick demoing HTC Vive at X Games. If you haven’t tried Tilt Brush on the HTC Vive yet, it’s a magical creative experience.

HTC is Giving Away ‘Fallout 4 VR’ for Free to New Viveport Subscribers

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Regularly priced at $60, HTC is throwing new Viveport Subscription signups a free Fallout 4 VR Steam code when you get any prepaid plan. Here’s the breakdown of subscription prices: Image courtesy HTC. News Bits htc vive htc viveport Viveport viveport subscription

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HTC Vive Pro Is Getting Finger Tracking

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Back in April, HTC launched the Vive Pro , a higher-end HTC Vive PC VR headset which added a 2nd outward-facing camera alongside a boost in display resolution. This camera setup has, until now, not seen any widespread use beyond AR experiments and niche enterprise applications, but now HTC have announced that they will be leveraging it to add native finger tracking to the Vive Pro. The feature should also work fully in wireless mode with the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter.

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HTC Vive Gets Free Games To Celebrate Its Second Birthday

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Tomorrow is the HTC Vive’s second birthday. To celebrate, the company is giving away some free games from today. From 12:01am PDT on 4/4/18 through 11:59pm on 4/8/18, every Vive owner will be able to claim some free games over on Viveport. We weren’t blown away by either game , but you can’t really argue with free, can you? Of course, tomorrow is also the launch of HTC’s enhanced headset, the Vive Pro, along with a new SteamVR 1.0

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