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. The official boxes of the Oculus Quest (above) and Vive Focus Plus (below). Oculus Quest and controllers (Image by Oculus).

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Kite & Lightning’s ‘Bebylon Battle Royale’ Nabs Unreal Dev Grant

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Kite & Lightning, the studio behind some of VR’s earliest experiences, is one of 13 developers receiving a portion of over $200,000 in ‘Unreal Dev Grants’, a program set up by Epic Games to showcase and provide financial support to projects using Unreal Engine 4.

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Adding Mixed Reality Capture Support to Unreal Games

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It started with the HTC Vive headset and only recently have we begun to see support added to Unity applications on the Oculus Rift. Now Unreal Engine developers can finally open up their projects to mixed reality capture with a new plugin created by HTC Vive developer Foo Hoang.

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JetX Is Part Unreal Tournament, Part Wipeout With Cross-Platform Play

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Announced earlier this month, JetX is like one part Unreal Tournament, one part Wipeout. It’ll be interesting to see how it stacks up against the likes of Telefrag, which is also promising a full Unreal Tournament-style VR shooter.

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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. He says that out of the approximately half-a-million PC VR headsets sold to date, HTC Vive “is outselling Oculus 2-to-1 worldwide.” Oculus Home.

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Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 With the latest release release of Unreal Engine 4 (version 4.12) Epic have included a preview version of the VR Editor they first unveiled in February and more recently at GDC 2016.

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Space Junkies PC VR Review: Ubisoft’s Space Shooter Is More Unreal Than Echo VR

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It’s just a lot of fun and very reminiscent of Unreal Tournament so many years ago. Space Junkies is available now on Oculus Rift , HTC Vive, Windows VR and PSVR for $39.99. Having a fast-paced shooter in VR isn’t unheard of.

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Free UE4 Template Makes Creating More Realistic VR Hands a Snap

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The open-source demo offers a framework for use in any Unreal Engine project, as well as a ‘Playground’ scene containing an underground bunker and shooting range to showcase hand interactivity.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.06.23): HTC teases the Vive Cosmos, Oculus announces AR at OC6 and much more!

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HTC has revealed the design of the Vive Cosmos. HTC has finally unveiled some information on the Vive Cosmos. HTC has immediately answered that 899$ is a too high estimate of the price. Oculus has teased the OC6. Oculus is getting some little troubles with its PC users.

Oculus Made It Easier For Unity Devs To Port Rift Games To HTC Vive

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Facebook’s Oculus released a new update to its Unity integration package to make it easier for developers of Rift-only games to port to HTC Vive. Unity supports the Oculus API and SteamVR API with no effort from the developer required, but this support is fairly limited to essential features. So Oculus and Valve each provide Unity packages on top of these APIs — the Oculus Integration and SteamVR Plugin.

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GDC 2018 ‘Day 3’ Roundup – Oculus Go Details, Vive Focus Global Launch, New Qualcomm VRDK, and More

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Qualcomm’s latest reference headset supports Vive Wave, HTC Vive Focus international launch, Oculus talks about their 2018 ecosystem, announces ‘Positional Timewarp’, reveals new Oculus Go details, and Unreal Engine’s real-time ray-tracing demo.

Fan Remake Of ‘Silent Hills P.T.’ Now Available In VR

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Developed by independent developer @RadiusGordello , Unreal P.T. Unreal P.T. unreal-pt. News HTC Vive Oculus Rift P.T. Radius Gordello Silent Hills Unreal P.T. Gaming’s most frightening hallway is even creepier in VR.

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HTC Vive Pro first impressions: should you buy it?

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He’s ready to answer with his HTC super powers. And I still remember that you have done boxing, so I agree with you in any case… HTC Vive Pro first impressions. Also, the controllers were the ones of Vive 1 and being used to my Oculus Touch , I felt back to the nineties.

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HTC Vive Launch Window Game List

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Oculus yesterday announced their list of 30 games that will be available on Day 1 , March 28. Not to be left out HTC announced their list of games for the HTC Vive. Note their wording carefully as HTC refer to their list as a launch window, not Day 1.

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Epic Games Technical Director: We Want ‘Robo Recall’ To Be The ‘Ultimate Tech Demo’ For Unreal Engine

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Robo Recall was easily one of the most exciting games we got our hands on at Oculus Connect 3 earlier this month. However, you probably shouldn’t expect official support for Robo Recall to come to other VR platforms, like the HTC Vive or PlayStation VR — at least not any time soon.

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‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Gets New ‘Ultra’ Graphics Option Thanks to Nvidia VRWorks

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Many more PC VR games could see Nvidia-specific visual enhancements, as VRWorks is now supported in both Unreal Engine 4.16

‘Assetto Corsa Competizione’ Announced With VR Support, Coming This Summer

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Announced as “The Official Blancpain GT Series Game” , the sim brings many technology upgrades over Assetto Corsa (2014) , thanks in part to the move to Unreal Engine 4. Unreal Engine’s comprehensive VR support could benefit the new sim in these areas.

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GDC 2017: Pure Chess Sequel Coming To PSVR, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift

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A sequel to 2012’s Pure Chess, Chess Ultra has been built from the ground up using Unreal Engine 4 and has some pretty incredible visuals if the trailer is a true testament to the final product. Tagged with: Chess Ultra , htc vive , oculus rift , PlayStation VR.

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Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift

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Oculus recently revealed in a blog post that in the past months they’ve been working on bringing native mixed reality capture support to Oculus Rift, and it’s available today for developers to start creating mixed reality videos. image courtesy Oculus.

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Apple Sets Stage For VR; Shows Off Star Wars Vive Demo

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” SteamVR will also be joined on Mac systems by the Unreal and Unity video game engines, all tying directly into today’s newly announced Metal 2 video-processing API. Notably missing from the Apple keynote was any presence of Facebook’s Oculus Rift.

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‘Oculus Start’ Program Aims to Help Indies Jump into VR Development

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Providing “access, support, and savings” to qualifying indie developers, the new Oculus Start program hopes to encourage and enable the development of great apps from those just getting started in VR. Oculus is aiming to reduce the barriers to entry into VR development for small teams. “If

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Star Wars ‘Mos Eisley’ Realised in Staggering Detail on UE4, VR Version Coming

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An environmental artist with a passion for Star Wars has realised the iconic location of Star Wars’ Mos Eisley space port in jaw-dropping detail via Unreal Engine 4.

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BBC Takes You To Space In VR

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The experience was built in 1:1 scale within Unreal Engine. Its launch is the first time it has been made available to the public, and it is the first experience the BBC has released for the HTC Vive. The experience is now available for both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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Xiaomi Mi VR to Support Oculus Mobile SDK, 100% Rev Share in 2018 for Localized Apps

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Back at CES, Oculus announced that Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi would exclusively bring its own branded version of the standalone Oculus Go headset to China. Xiaomi will exclusively sell and control the headset in China while the Oculus Go will be sold in other regions.

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Oculus’ New 360 Capture SDK Lets You Create and Share In-Game 360 Videos and Photos

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This hopefully also means we’re getting something Oculus promised as a feature back when Home was initially announced for the consumer Rift back in the summer of 2015: 360 video previews of games.

15 Best Oculus Go VR Horror Games And Experiences

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While many of the absolute best VR games are relegated to more powerful devices, such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or PSVR, mobile-based headsets like the Oculus Go, Gear VR, and Google Daydream. Environments are incredibly detailed and hand-crafted using Unreal Engine 4.

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Oculus Connect 3 Registration Now Open, Early Bird Passes from $199

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You can now register to attend Oculus’ 3rd ‘Connect’ conference, an event dedicated to all things Oculus from Rift to Touch and is focused primarily on developers and VR development. Photo courtesy Oculus VR, LLC. Oculus Connect 3 Registration.

Platform Politics: Inside the Oculus and ‘Revive’ Dilemma

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Revive is an application that allows select VR games exclusive to the Oculus Home platform to be played on a rival SteamVR-powered HTC Vive headset. A recent update to Oculus Home crippled Revive , an act that has caused outrage in the VR community.

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Ubisoft’s VR Shooter ‘Space Junkies’ Comes to 100+ Arcades Ahead of Launch

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Ubisoft Montpellier says the full release is slated to happen “soon” on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive for home users. SEE ALSO Preview: 'Space Junkies' Feels Like VR's Spiritual Successor to 'Unreal Tournament'.

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HTC Vive FAQ: What You Need to Know About Leap Motion + SteamVR

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Along with last week’s Unreal 4.11 Here’s a quick guide to everything from Lighthouse tracking to Unreal development. How can I build with Unreal Engine? On the Oculus Rift, the distance between the controller and your eyes is about 8 cm.

Oculus Adds Support For Native Mixed Reality Capture

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Recently Oculus announced via their blog that they’ve added native MR support to their flagship PC VR headset, the Oculus Rift. There are a couple things the Oculus team recommends you keep in mind if you want to take advantage: You’ll need a way to mount the Touch controller for dynamic camera tracking. Oculus is fairly receptive to feedback as well, so it could serve you to get a foot in the door early and help to shape this new feature.

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‘Space Junkies’ to Rocket onto PSVR, Vive & Rift Next Month, Trailer Here

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Space Junkies , the upcoming Unreal Tournament -style VR shooter from Ubisoft Montpellier, is headed to all major VR platforms starting March 26th. If that tickles your latent Unreal itch, check out a full match in closed beta to see just what’s in store.

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‘Kingdom City Drowning’ Looks Like VR’s Very Own ‘Sin City’

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This is a new cinematic VR series built in Unreal Engine 4 from phoenixmirror. It’s closer to something like Oculus Story Studios’ Henry , at least in execution, certainly not in tone. entertainment Experiences cinematic VR episodic Kingdom City Drowning Unreal 4

The Biggest Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 08/20/17

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Plus — check out our list of the best Oculus Rift games and best Gear VR games for more suggestions! It’s a new VR series of short stories built inside Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. One of our favorite HTC Vive games of the year so far finally comes to the Oculus Rift.

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Photogrammetry Showcase ‘Realities’ Update Brings New Content, Touch Support, and Improved Visuals

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In addition to a new explorable location, the software has been overhauled to support forward rendering and improved support for Oculus Rift and Touch. HTC Vive Games News Oculus Rift Games SteamVR Games VR Games photogrammetry virtual reality tourism vr tourism