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  • Blog Post: Here Are Some Of Our Favorite Time Magazine VR Cover Spoofs

    The cover of this week's Time magazine is all about VR and Oculus Rift, and unfortunately the results aren't great. Thankfully, the Internet has pushed up its sleeves and made the best of it. If you haven't seen it yet, it features Oculus VR founder and inventor Palmer Luckey awkwardly leaping... More
  • Blog Post: First Time Virtual Reality Reactions From My 64-Year-Old Father

    When it comes to virtual reality, I’m broken-in. I remember the excitement I had when putting on an HD Oculus Rift for the first time, but I’ve had so many VR experiences that I can’t recapture that virgin amazement. When Samsung offered to loan us a Samsung Gear VR unit, the first... More
  • Blog Post: Valve's First Foray Into Virtual Reality Is A Convincing One

    Three days after Valve announced its virtual reality partnership with HTC, we finally had a chance to test out the technology we have heard rumors about from giddy developers for a couple years. Though the initial setup is much more cumbersome than the other VR demos we've tried, once you drop into... More
  • Blog Post: Vrvana Announces Oculus Competitor With Onboard Cameras, Hardware Acceleration

    At GDC this year, I spent a lot of my time checking out different virtual reality solutions to see if there were any real competitors for the Oculus Rift. Sony’s Project Morpheus was the most impressive contender, with the mobile-powered Gameface branching off in the direction of self-contained... More
  • Blog Post: Here Are Some Of The Developers Working On Gear VR Games

    Earlier today, Samsung and Oculus announced a new partnership that will pair virtual reality with mobile devices. The Gear VR may be new to us, but developers are already hard at work on building games for the device. Harmonix, which just yesterday released Dance Central Spotlight and announced a new... More
  • Blog Post: Five Trends From GDC

    The annual Game Developers Conference was in full swing last week. As usual, it was full of thought-provoking panels and discussion. Developers and industry insiders openly discussed the process of making video games and what they think needs improvement, and forecasted the future of the industry. Watching... More
  • Blog Post: Seven Things We Learned About Virtual Reality At GDC

    Last week at the Game Developers Conference, I spent a significant amount of time talking with virtual reality designers and trying out different products. Thanks to the diversity of experiences, I was able to get a better view of the landscape. There is no singular VR solution When we spoke with Oculus... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion: Is Oculus Rift The Future?

    It’s hard not to be enamored by the Oculus Rift the first time you strap the device to your head. My first experience with the virtual reality headset was with Team Fortress 2. The act of looking around the world of Team Fortress was totally engrossing. As I blindly reached out for a keyboard and... More
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