Sony Reveals AR Headset Prototype in New Ghostbusters Location-based Attraction

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Ginza Sony Park, the Japanese tech giant’s Tokyo-based hub for Sony brand promotion, is now playing host to a new Ghostbusters -themed multiplayer experience using a newly revealed Sony AR headset prototype.

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Sony London Dev: VR Will Invent ‘One New Genre Of Game’ In Next 5 Years


A developer at Blood And Truth creator, Sony London Studio, thinks that will change soon. Speaking at the Develop: Brighton conference in the UK this week (as reported by VentureBeat ), Sony London Lead Designer, Michael Hampden, explained that he expects that “one new genre of game will be born” out of VR in the next five years. Today’s VR games are fantastic, immersive experiences, but they’re largely built upon the foundations of traditional gaming.

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Jaunt Brings Award-Winning VR Content To PlayStation VR


The only notable exception to Jaunt’s availability on the various hardware platforms was Sony’s PlayStation VR headset. The PS VR is compatible only with Sony’s PlayStation 4 video game console. Tagged with: jaunt , playstation , PS VR , sony.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure Review – Worth a Dive For The Co-Op


On top of that, head tracking often went awry when playing solo in my experience. I never felt even a moment of dizziness or trouble outside of the head-tracking failures when I played alone, and even those disappeared when I played in co-op.

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YouTuber Shows How to Connect PSVR to PC for Full-screen Cinematic Mode


With this setup, head-tracking isn’t available and Matownerie hopes someone finds a way to make it work in the future. There’s no definitive insight into PS VR sales thus far and there won’t be for some time, but Sony gave us something to work with. Since the launch on Oct.

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‘Rez Infinite’ Review: A Sight and Sound Excursion Into VR Cyberspace


Originally a Dreamcast game way back when, it’s bumped around–mostly on Sony platforms–over the years. There are a lot of reasons both aesthetically and technically why Rez Infinite is a perfect fit for Sony’s new VR tech and why rail shooters in general are. Remember Rez

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‘Tethered’ Review: ‘Black & White’ Lite


Also working against these moments are the head-tracked controls, which lack the finesse required in tight situations. Reviews PlayStation VR PSVR Secret Sorcery sony TetheredHow did it take someone this long to make a VR god game?

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British Airways Is The Next To Trial In-Flight VR/360 Viewing


They support basic three degrees of freedom (3DOF) head-tracking, allowing you to watch a range of 360 degree content along with traditional and 3D films. It looks a little like a halfway house between the VR devices of today and the 3D viewers companies like Sony used to produce.

PlayStation VR Cinematic Mode Apparently Works on Xbox One & Wii U


According to early reports by consumers, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is capable of running on current major consoles such as Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Wii U. That means no Motion controller support, no head-tracking and a slightly-noticeable drop in picture quality.

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Google Open-Sources Cardboard To Keep ‘No-Frills’ VR Widely Available


Now Google is releasing iOS and Android libraries to support Cardboard features such as head tracking, lens distortion rendering, and input handling, as well as an Android QR code library so viewers can pair with apps without using Google’s own Cardboard app.

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Super Mario Odyssey VR Includes 3D Movie Viewer, Hidden Items


The account also confirms that the three levels will add more hidden Cat Marios to find, which should be pretty fun using VR’s head-tracking. Think Astro Bot , but replace Sony’s new VR mascot with Nintendo’s iconic plumber. A lot of Switch fans are going to get their first taste of Mario in VR this week. Super Mario Odyssey is getting an update that will add three new levels to Nintendo’s beloved platformer.

Tethered Is Coming To Vive, Rift and PS4 Pro With Motion Controller Support


Still one of the better games for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset, Secret Sorcery’s Tethered [ Review: 7/10 ] will soon be landing on other platforms.

Pluto Wants To Become Like The Discord Of VR, Now Available


If you toggle on your Pluto avatar they will see your head-tracked face and hands moving around, mimicking the actions you’re doing in your own VR world, but it’s superimposed into their environment.

3 New PSVR Games to Watch: ‘Tiny Trax’, ‘Theseus’ and ‘The Persistence’

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That said, Futurlab ‘s virtual reality slot racing title Tiny Trax is still an unexpected title to find in the upcoming release roster for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset.

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‘SuperHyperCube’ Devs Explain Design Legacy Behind Their PSVR Puzzler

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Built exclusively for Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation VR platform, it’s labelled “a system of transcendence” by the creators but more fundamentally a “spatial reasoning puzzle.”

3 New PSVR Games to Watch: ‘Tiny Trax’, ‘Theseus’ and ‘The Persistence’

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That said, Futurlab ‘s virtual reality slot racing title Tiny Trax is still an unexpected title to find in the upcoming release roster for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset.

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Hands-on: Arca’s Path Is The VR Equivalent Of A Christmas Stocking Stuffer


Set in a distant future, you follow a young girl that discovers a VR-like headset of her own amongst a trash heap, transporting her to a much more peaceful world in which you steer a ball through a series of levels using just VR’s head-tracking alone.

‘Super Stardust Ultra VR’s’ Invasion Mode Doesn’t Have Much To Do With ‘Super Stardust’


On one hand, I’d tell you that Housemarque’s incredible arcade classic is still intact in this latest version that graces Sony’s new VR headset. We could do a full review of Super Stardust Ultra VR , but it would be a pretty convoluted thing.

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GDC 2018: Hands-On With Intense Combat-Focused RPG Gargantua


It was a little bit jarring at first to have the camera moving a bit beyond my head tracking control, but I quickly adapted to the movement. A PSVR version is in development, but there are no dates for that version yet, pending Sony approvals. I’ve demoed a lot of VR games over the years. Some of them never get released, some of them actually get finished, and some of them still wallow in limbo somewhere between Early Access and Completed Project.

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5 AAA Games That Had Surprising VR Demos (And One Port)


You could run through one of the game’s moody levels in VR with an Xbox controller, looking all around you with the head-tracking. First shown at E3 2014, the demo took a small section of developer Creative Assembly’s survival horror title and let you experience it with Rift’s new 1080p display and positional tracking. DK2’s tracking camera allowed you to lean around surfaces for quick peeks, which was incredibly immersive.

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The Mage’s Tale PSVR Review: Still One Of VR’s Best RPGs Yet


Most of the attacks in the game are handled by targeting an enemy with your head-tracked targeting system (or literal crosshair if you enable it in the options) and then letting loose the spell using one of your hands. When we first reviewed The Mage’s Tale back on Oculus Rift in the summer of 2017 , the VR landscape was very different.

Hands-On: Skyrim VR Without Teleportation Is Much More Immersive


Naturally if you opt to use the Dualshock 4 control scheme then it’s a lot like you’re playing Skyrim outside of VR, but with the added benefit of head tracking. The first time I tried The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR at E3 2017 earlier this year I was optimistic.

Farpoint Review: A Good Game That Could Have Been Great


Unlike in the case of PlayStation’s Move or Xbox’s Kinect, it seems like Sony is actually getting serious about VR. But again, the PSVR and its tracking camera are far from ideal. Farpoint is a rare game.

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Oculus Quest Review: Facebook’s Standalone Savior Mostly Keeps Its Promises


In that time I had four instances of the device momentarily losing head tracking and two instances of the Oculus Touch controller tracking drifting or jumping unexpectedly. The freedom to twist and turn in VR without worrying about wrapping my legs in wires was liberating and, for the vast majority of the experience, the tracking performed in-line with current PC VR standards. Inside-Out Tracking Triumphs.

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For Science!


Now, a confession: While I have uncountable many-hour sessions in screen-based VR under my belt, this was the longest time I’ve ever worn a head-mounted display (almost) continuously, by far, and it was a bit of a chore. I’ve been busy finalizing the upcoming 4.0

Borderlands 2 VR Review: Loot And Shoot Like Never Before


In Borderlands 2 VR you take on the role of one of four Vault Hunters, sent to the lawless and ravaged world of Pandora to track down ancient, valuable treasure. The PS Move controllers are a big problem for Sony’s VR platform.

Cinematic VR: 10 Avoidable Rookie Mistakes


All the big names in tech are working on their own devices, including Apple, Sony, Samsung, and Google. Keeping track of 16 camera’s, 16 SD cards, 32 batteries, and a big pile of camera accessories from several sources was a nightmare. We do not want to simply exchange a regular camera for a VR camera and use head-tracking as a gimmick. The recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas made it clear: virtual reality is taking on serious forms !