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CyberpowerPC Releases VR Ready Desktop for $499

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Virtual Reality was one of the hottest aspects of the gaming industry in 2016, and will only become more prevalent in the coming years. Many Steam games now offer VR support, but it’s not exactly widespread due to the limited adoption of VR technology in the gaming community at large. This lack of prevalence is not often by choice, however. ...

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Microsoft Hololens Release Date and pre-order in UK, Europe

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In the wake of major releases from Oculus, HTC, and Sony this year in the form of the Rift, the Vive, and this week the PlayStation VR, Microsoft has announced their augmented reality headset dubbed Hololens is now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Germany through the Microsoft Store. Devices are expected to ship ...

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HTC Vive has almost double the Oculus Rift’s steam users

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2016 has been quite a year for virtual reality, with the Oculus Rift’s release on March 28th, the HTC Vive’s release on April 5th, and Playstation VR releasing on October 13th. People were quite interested in knowing their global sales, especially when considering the fact that they can cost up to $800, and while sales figures have been relatively sparse ...

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Microsoft and Oculus Rift, partners in VR gaming

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, Microsoft and Oculus VR are now partners in the new push towards bringing virtual reality to your living room. “We’re thrilled to be working closely with the team at Oculus. Their groundbreaking work in virtual reality is inspiring, and the Oculus Rift delivers a truly next-generation VR experience,” said the Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, ...

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Oculus Steps Up Big for Indies and Links Up With Xbox

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At Oculus Rift’s stream and official unveiling earlier today, a number of big announcements and reveals were made. Not the least of which were the deals and offers they presented for indie developers and the new capabilities with Xbox One. For a while now, Oculus Share has been a place that developers can upload and present their work. There’s a ...

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Oculus Rift Photos Leaked Ahead of Reveal

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Since launching a new website for the Oculus Rift, the now-too-common natural progression of pawing and prodding at code has uncovered a number of hidden gems within the site. Most notably, the look of the Oculus Headset. Even without the uncovered “secrets,” the website is currently displaying a countdown to June 11th at 1pm EST; this is going to be ...

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Oculus CEO Confirms An Estimated “Worst Case Scenario” Price

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Hello, VR hopefuls. If you’re planning on getting your hands on an Oculus Rift headset sometime in the first quarter of next year; Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe, announced yesterday at Re/Code’s Code Conference just how much approximately that is going to cost you. And it isn’t pretty. At least, not at first. But, keep in mind that’s because the quoted figure ...

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Oculus Rift faces another legal battle against Luckey Palmer

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The highly anticipated VR headset has had its share of legal troubles over the years, but the company now face the prospect of another lawsuit as creator, Palmer Luckey is accused of, “taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own.” A Hawaiian company, Total Recall Technologies, is the one to press charges against ...

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Oculus Rift will not block VR porn

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Luckey Palmer, co-founder of Oculus VR, has stated that the team will not block X-rated content for its VR headset, the Oculus Rift. When asked at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference on Monday, about his plans regarding adult content on their device, he had this to say: “The rift is an open platform. We don’t control what software can ...

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