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VR as fantasy fulfillment: HTC Vive owners can soon wield a lightsaber in Star Wars' Trials on Tatooine

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If you’ve ever fantasized about being a Jedi, VR can take you there better than any other medium. HTC announced today that the Star Wars Trials on Tatooine short game that we demoed at GDC will be available as a free download for HTC Vive owners starting on Monday.Playing the Star Wars Trials on Tat[……]

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HTC Vive's magic now includes a lightsaber battle and a Lab full of mini-games (hands-on)

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At this point you might be sick of visiting Gizmag only to see pictures of writers (well, one in particular) wearing virtual reality headsets all over the front page. But during this VR-centric week at GDC 2016 we couldn’t live with ourselves if we left out the HTC Vive, which may be the most mesmer[……]

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The best HTC Vive games you need to play

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The HTC Vive is finally alive and in out the wild for all the world to use. But what exactly can you try right now?Well, Valve has a pretty extensive library of games for the Vive, and while not all of them are entirely complete – some are episodic while others are demo length – you’ll still have to[……]

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DeepHand motion tracking enters the VR arms race

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The VR arms race is in full flight, and hands seem to be the next front line in the battle, whether that’s fought with infrared cameras, electromagnetic sensors, handheld controllers like those used by the HTC Vive, Playstation Move or Oculus Touch, or even full-body exoskeletons. Now, a team at Pur[……]

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VRTO Reinvents the Tech Conference

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We may still be in the early days of this New Reality Renaissance, but you’d never guess it walking around VRTO (Virtual and Augmented Reality Toronto World Conference & Expo). There was a palpable buzz among attendees and speakers—excitement for the chance to gather with a bunch of like-minded[……]

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Time for a VR impulse buy? The Oculus Rift is finally shipping without delay

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For a while there, these amazing PC-based VR headsets that you kept reading about were just about impossible to get in your hands (erm, on your head). Just over a month after HTC Vive orders gave you instant gratification, the previously months-long shipping delays for Facebook’s Oculus Rift are als[……]

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HTC Vive review: This is VR the way we always imagined it

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Most of us grew up imagining VR as first-person simulations. Whether it was trading virtual gunfire, exploring fantastic worlds you’d never see in real life or chatting with people who only exist inside a computer, the VR of our dreams was always a first-person experience. It turns out our imaginati[……]

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Four hours with PlayStation VR: Good headset, potentially great games – horrible motion controls

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If Sony can get its PlayStation VR headset into the same ballpark of user-friendliness as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive (despite its horsepower disadvantage), it could do big things. With a huge head start in base station adoption (all those PS4s already sitting under gamers’ TVs) and a relatively lo[……]

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Stanford research points to Lytro-like VR that kills motion sickness

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Not too long ago, virtual reality was more science fiction than science fact. Over the past couple of years, giant leaps have been made toward developing this robust platform. However, one challenge still stands in the way for greater consumer adoption: motion sickness. But this may change quickly,[……]

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Warehouse-scale VR? One company's system will soon plug straight into game engines

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On the outer reaches of today’s VR sits room-scale VR (currently exclusive to the HTC Vive), which lets you walk around room-sized spaces while inside virtual reality. Someday down the road, though, you may take your kids to an arcade where you’ll stroll around a warehouse-sized VR space with other[……]

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