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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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Rick and Morty VR Coming to Comic-Con

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The folks over at Owlchemy Labs, the guys who brought us Job Simulator on HTC Vive, have announced today that they’ll soon be releasing a new VR game based on Rick and Morty.Unlike Job Simulator that made us all relive jobs in VR as a gourmet chef, an office worker, or maybe even a convenience store[……]

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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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Field of view: The week in virtual reality

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Welcome once again VR lovers to your weekly roundup of the latest launches, announcements and rumours flying around in the world of VR that we’ve saved to tell you all about them right here.

On the site this week, our features editor Sophie tells us why you shouldn’t be put off virtual reality b[……]

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The best VR games

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We’re still just scratching the surface of what virtual reality will eventually be able to do. But when we sat down to round up a list of the best VR games, it was a little surprising how much high-quality (if still a little primitive) content is already out there. Let’s break down our (always up-to[……]

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SoundStage lets you rock out without bugging the neighbors

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Gaming might seem like an obvious application for virtual reality technology, but it can also be used to tap into your creative side. Drawing and sculpting programs like Tilt Brush and Medium are good examples. And in that vein comes the music-making suite SoundStage, which lets you set up a music[……]

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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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