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Oculus Stops Blocking Vive Users From Playing Exclusive Rift Games

06/24/2016, While both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive came onto the scene at roughly the same time with a similar-ish design, both companies couldn’t be more different when it came to their philosophy on exclusives. Valve thinks it’s a bad idea, while Oculus thinks...

Oculus Defends Its VR Exclusive Titles

06/22/2016, Exclusives are a great way to convince customers to purchase from you. For example there are pieces of software used by professionals in the industry that are Mac/Windows-only, which is why sometimes in some firms, you see users using only Mac or Windows...

HTC Doesn’t Think Exclusive Titles Are Good For VR

06/21/2016, The HTC Vive is a bonafide virtual reality headset and it has given HTC a seat on the big boy table in the VR market. The Vive headset has been very well received and now the company can get down to the task of securing more and more content for this...

Next Gear VR Update Brings Oculus Home From The Rift

06/20/2016, Samsung teamed up with Facebook-owned Oculus to develop the Gear VR, it’s virtual reality headset. It worked on the hardware end of things while Oculus developed the user interface for the headset. Oculus has also started selling its own headset,...

PlayStation VR Pre-Orders Appear To Be A Hit In Japan

06/20/2016, Sony finally confirmed at E3 2016 when it’s going to release PlayStation VR and when pre-orders are going to begin. It’s already expecting the virtual reality headset to be in short supply at launch owing to significant demand, and that...

Valve Speaks Out Against VR Platform Exclusivity

06/19/2016, Just like smartphones, consoles, and computers, exclusive software and features can make a product more compelling. Take for example BBM back in the day when it used to be exclusive to BlackBerry. However when it comes to new technology such as virtual...

Nintendo Doesn’t Think VR Is Ready For Mainstream

06/16/2016, There are rumors that the reason why the Nintendo NX is launching next year instead of this year is because Nintendo wanted to integrate virtual reality technology into the console. Given that Sony has the PlayStation VR and Microsoft will be supporting...

Alienware Is Also Making A VR Backpack Of Their Own

06/16/2016, The advantages to using the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift is that because they are powered by our computers, they tend to be more powerful and feature rich due to the resources they have access to. This is versus the Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard/Daydream,...

Oculus Rift Gets Hulu App

06/15/2016, Do you want to watch Hulu in virtual reality? You’re no longer limited to the Gear VR. The Hulu VR app has been available for Samsung’s VR headset for some time now but that changes now. The app is now available for the Oculus Rift VR headset...

Sony Is Already Predicting PlayStation VR Shortages At Launch

06/15/2016, Yesterday Sony confirmed that the PlayStation VR would be launched on the 13th of October. If you haven’t pre-ordered or if you have pre-ordered late, there is a good chance your order could arrive later than you would like as Sony has already predicted...

Fruit Ninja Will Be Slicing Its Way Into Virtual Reality

06/14/2016, Fruit Ninja is one of the classic smartphone games that truly took advantage of the smartphone’s full touchscreen display. It has also evolved over the years and adapted to other platforms, like the Kinect where players could wave their hands around to...

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio Will Not Use First-Party VR Tech

06/14/2016, The other day Microsoft confirmed that their upcoming Project Scorpio console would support virtual reality technology. However the question is, how will virtual reality be used on the console? WIll it be through Microsoft’s own efforts? After all, we...