VR

Everything relating to the new technology of virtual reality including games, headsets and news.

  • Playstation VR Year One Must Haves

    PlayStation VR’s 1 year anniversary of it’s original release on October 13, 2016, is right around the corner, and now is the time to look back at the many releases that have come and gone. Among the many games and experiences, there have been great and breathtaking moments, as well as frustrating and poorly optimized, headache inducing experiences. Among these, there are a few must-own titles for PlayStation’s stab at the virtual reality scene. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is a on-rails survival horror that puts the player in the place of an unnamed protagonist, travelling through horrifying levels hoping to get to the end of the living nightmare. Rush of Blood is a fun…

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  • Can The Future of Gaming Help Conquer The Obesity Crisis?

    The very concept of losing weight is rather simple, yet it’s an issue many face within the modern world we live. Whilst gaming is mentally engaging, it is often blamed as an activity that encourages weight gain. However, this myth is about to be debunked. Let’s begin. Our bodies are like machines, they need fuel. Everything we consume has a value, calculated in calories. Each induvial has a different need and there are many factors involved, such as age, gender and height. Thus, the activities you enjoy can help promote weight loss, but they certainly don’t contribute to weight-gain directly. It’s easy to blame the overconsumption of calories on an activity we might, or possibly not, take part in. According…

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  • The Persistence (PSVR) – E3 2017 – Trailer

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  • How ‘Gimmicky’ is Virtual Reality?

    Vrtual reality has embedded itself into human history for far longer than we ever realise. From Flight simulation in the late 1920s to the first VR headset in the 1960s. Even Nintendo had a failed virtual reality console called the Nintendo Virtual Boy in 1995, which lacked popularity due to its black and red colour graphics. It has been around as a concept and even as a base reality for far longer than most people are aware. But nothing quite picked up or progressed the way it did in the 21st century. Suddenly we were seeing virtual reality in all realms of modern day technology. Google Cardboard, a VR device that is driven by the smartphone allows you to move…

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  • DEXED, PS VR Edition Screenshots

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  • PS4 Pro, Xbox Scorpio, or Nintendo NX – Which Route Should You Take?

    Those good old days when you could attach a decade to a console’s lifespan seem over, but don’t let that put you down. We’ve seen Sony dominate with the PS4, which is proving to be the bestselling 8th-gen console, by a distance. However, Microsoft and Nintendo are both ready to mix things up a little. The real question at hand; which console(s) will be best for you? This article attempts to assist you. Let’s get started. Firstly, it seems important to note that Sony is the only company to unveil exactly what we’ll be receiving with their updated PS4 system. As for Microsoft, they’re promising to turn the coin, from low-powered to most-powerful; that’s in terms of specs. Then we…

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  • 10 PS VR Games That Should Be Great To Experience

    Whilst everyone’s getting excited about the mere idea of Virtual Reality headsets making their way into our living rooms, it’s important to realise that you’re going to need some actual games to play. Luckily for us, not only is PS VR shaping up to be a great piece of hardware but there’s also a good looking bunch of VR games on the horizon too. Here’s our top 10 Playstation VR games that we’re looking forward to. Resident Evil 7 With VR headsets making games more immersive than ever, why do we immediately want to immerse ourselves in world filled with horror? Why is this list not starting with ‘Nice Drink on a Hot Beach Simulator 2017’? Well, the fact is…

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  • Is Technology Pacing Ahead of Game Developers and Consumers?

    Remember the good old days? You buy a game console and the releases flood in on an annual basis over a 5-10 year period, and that’s without the reminder or expense of upgrading the machine that actually runs the games. Yes, those were the days. However, 2016 is bringing to the table many challenges, which are expected to roll into 2017, but where will all of this take us? This is perhaps the real question and an area we are about to explore. Let’s face it, technology is moving at an insane pace, something that is proving difficult for game developers and consumers to keep up with. For us players, it’s the game developers who are responsible for producing the…

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  • 5 Reasons Why PS VR Will be Awesome

    PlayStation VR is getting closer by the day, so we’ll soon be able to slip on that headset and find ourselves in another world… right from the comfort of our living rooms. The PSVR peripheral is really anything but; it actually feels more like an entirely new console. It will change the way that we play- and even think- about video gaming, and if it’s successful, it’s going to usher in a whole new era. We’re pretty sure it’s going to have nothing less than major success though, just because the thing is so dang cool. After seeing it in action, most people are eager to get their hands on the device and try it out themselves, and there are…

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  • Reasons Why 4K Gaming Will Soon Be Mainstream

    Unless you’ve been living underneath a very large, and heavy rock for the past year, you have probably heard of the 4K Ultra High-Definition TV. You have most likely stood speechless and drooling before a towering 4K UHD TV at your local electronics store; and you have probably watched with excitement as the Ultra HD TV prices began to gradually drop lower, to levels that are more attainable for the average household. But what do 4K HD TVs mean for gamers? We’re predicting that 4K gaming is the next big thing. Before long, you’ll see it everywhere. Why do we believe this? Check out these facts. Reason #1: The Specs Speak for Themselves. Scientifically, 4K resolution is amazing. Let’s look at…

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  • E3 2016: The Battle Between Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo

    It’s the gaming event that the majority of gamers have in their smartphone calendar. Excitement, disappointments and shocks are three ingredients that help to define the event. Rumours can turn into reality and shocks can deliver an electrifying release of joy. But what should we be expecting from this year’s E3 event? Let’s take a look. This year’s E3 event is expected to be more competitive than ever, this is because the three juggernaut console manufactures are all out to impress like never before. Microsoft needs to make some drastic changes in order to accelerate sales and consumer confidence, Sony has PlayStation VR to focus on, and Nintendo are expected to give us some juicy details about their upcoming console…

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  • 6 Upcoming PSVR Games that Look Amazing

    PSVR is almost here, which is a very exciting prospect. Thanks to the Oculus Rift and PSVR itself, VR gaming is truly about to be mainstream, which means there will soon be more virtual reality games than we know what to do with. Sony has already released some details about a few of the big titles that will be releasing alongside PSVR (in addition to a few titles that will be coming out shortly after), and the following look to deliver exactly what you expect when it comes to VR. Ace Combat 7 Is there not a better platform for dogfighting than virtual reality? The Ace Combat series has always been known for its careful mix of simulation and arcade gameplay, and PSVR is…

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  • PS VR vs. Oculus Rift – Which is the best Experience for You?

    As we have just entered 2016, it’s worth remembering that this is the year when virtual reality tech is expected to truly take off. After all, we have the Oculus Rift and Sony’s PS VR both launching soon. But the bigger question at play here is – which will offer the best experience for gamers? After all, both are designed for gamers. Of course, if you’re one of the many people who own a PS4, then you’ll be instantly swayed towards getting Sony’s PS VR. However, that will, of course, depend on what price tag PS VR comes with along with other comparable features. As we have recently learnt, Oculus will be quite costly, meaning Sony could, and should, come…

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  • Oculus Rift VR: Questions and Answers Guide

    It’s the latest and most exciting technology to get your hands on, or should I say head, but with a variety of options opening up, which VR headset should you go for? With many factors at hand, it’s important to discover which headset, if any, will be right for you. Let’s take a look at all of the necessary information to do with the Oculus Rift, all of which should help you to make that critical decision. What is Oculus Rift? As I’m sure you are probably aware, Oculus Rift if a virtual reality headset. It will allow the user to experience full 360-degree views from within games, providing a truly virtual sense. It was originally a project which started…

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