Population: One | Review

Population: One | Review

Population: One With the release of the much-anticipated Population: One, the Battle Royale format, still ridiculously popular with games like PUBG and Fortnite, makes its way to VR and, this time, it’s completely untethered.

Oculus Rift Creator: People Don't Yet Understand Appeal of VR

Oculus Rift Creator: People Don't Yet Understand Appeal of VR

That's according to Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey, who told GameSpot sister site CNET that companies like Oculus VR still have a lot of work to do to show people that VR is much more than just a new way to play video games.

Golden Joystick Awards 2020 - vote here!

Golden Joystick Awards 2020 - vote here!

Voting in the Golden Joystick Awards 2020 is now open and we need your help to decide the greatest games of the last 12 months.As an added bonus, every voter can choose a free gaming ebook - see more details below.

My thoughts on Elon Musk's Neuralink • RVM Labs

My thoughts on Elon Musk's Neuralink • RVM Labs

A thousand or even ten thousand electrodes are not going to be specific enough to steer a mouse with that kind of precision, they’d have to be able to analyze tiny movements which don’t need a lot of mental effort to imagine or execute physically.

Microsoft Snaps Up ZeniMax

Microsoft Snaps Up ZeniMax

The acquisition of ZeniMax notably comes on the heels of Microsoft debuting two new Xbox consoles; the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S .A $7.5 billion deal marks one of the biggest ever seen in the gaming industry globally.

Koch Media  -  Koch Media acquires Vertigo Games and enters VR gaming market

Koch Media - Koch Media acquires Vertigo Games and enters VR gaming market

Having exclusively focused on the VR gaming market since 2013, Vertigo Games launched its own VR brand Arizona Sunshine in 2016 and branched out with publishing and location-based-entertainment (LBE), business for third-party VR games in 2017/2018.

‘Interactive entertainment is the standard bearer of the entertainment business’

‘Interactive entertainment is the standard bearer of the entertainment business’

In a wide-ranging interview last week, Zelnick said that video games are now "the standard bearer of the entertainment business," expressed considerable skepticism about the prospects for cloud gaming, urged caution on Microsoft's new subscription and installment pricing plans, and explained why Red Dead Redemption is like an '80s boy band.

NVIDIA officially announces and details DLSS 2.1, brings ultra performance mode for 8K gaming

NVIDIA officially announces and details DLSS 2.1, brings ultra performance mode for 8K gaming

NVIDIA claims that DLSS 2.1 will deliver 8K gaming on GeForce RTX 3090 with a new 9x scaling option.And, as you may have guessed, Wolfenstein: Youngblood was one of the games that were showcased running on the RTX3090.Furthermore, DLSS 2.1 will bring VR support.

NVIDIA Launches RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090 for $499, $699 and $1,499: Based on Samsung’s 8nm Process

NVIDIA Launches RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090 for $499, $699 and $1,499: Based on Samsung’s 8nm Process

Regardless, there are major technological improvements to both the standard graphics pipeline as well as the ray-tracing components: New streaming multiprocessors: The Ampere GPUs feature newly designed Streaming Multiprocessors (AMD equivalent of Compute Unit), promising as much as twice the performance gain compared to Turing.

Virtual Reality Check

Virtual Reality Check

Peixe says he ran into some problems during the six months in 2019 that he spent creating the game on Quill, a VR illustration platform (and still working full-time at Disney)—like, “how to keep the audience looking at the right place at the right moment”—but he worked through them, and it wasn’t long before the VR developer Oculus took notice of his work.

Official Virtuality ’90s Game Ports Could Be Landing on Modern VR Headsets Soon

Official Virtuality ’90s Game Ports Could Be Landing on Modern VR Headsets Soon

Games currently on the table for porting include Dactyl Nightmare 2, Buggy Ball, Ghost Train, Missile Command, Virtuality Boxing, Zone Hunter, Pac-Man VR, X-Treme Strike, and Shoot for Loot.

Moose Life on Steam

Moose Life on Steam

Since then we have been creating software - both games and visualisers - with the specific intent to create in its users a euphoric experience, something that players will return to again and again simply because the act of playing feels so good.

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

"Apple's position on blocking xCloud and other cloud gaming services is unsustainable, particularly as other content streaming services such as Netflix are already on the App Store," he told TechNewsWorld.

Virtual Athletics League to Host World’s Largest VR Fitness Summit

Virtual Athletics League to Host World’s Largest VR Fitness Summit

Virtual Athletics League has partnered with some of the largest names in VR fitness and esports to host a VR Fitness Summit that will feature a prize pool of $25,000 across a variety of tournaments and contests that will take place from September 3 through 12 with qualifiers for some events starting this week.

How Much Does it Cost to Create a VR Game Application?

How Much Does it Cost to Create a VR Game Application?

Once the developer understood your game app requirements, they start their research in finding out the best and latest technology which can be applied to the project.The cost of developing games with this design mainly depends on the graphics and features.

Facebook and Sony ramp up output of gaming devices

Facebook and Sony ramp up output of gaming devices

Facebook's Oculus, the global leading provider of virtual reality headsets by market share, is eyeing growth of at least 50% from a year ago for its latest version of head-mounted VR devices, pushing production to 2 million units, sources said.

Nintendo to Retreat From Mobile Gaming: Report

Nintendo to Retreat From Mobile Gaming: Report

Nintendo also seems to be uncomfortable with the dominant business model in the market, which allows players to download and start playing a game for free, then entices them to spend money on the software through in-app purchases.

Zero Latency VR Is Partnering With Ubisoft To Create Its Next Immersive Experience

Zero Latency VR Is Partnering With Ubisoft To Create Its Next Immersive Experience

Zero Latency VR is proud to announce its partnership with Ubisoft to create a brand new free-roaming VR gaming experience.“We're excited to be partnering with Ubisoft to bring a AAA brand to the Zero Latency VR System for the first time.

Save 10% on Flying Hero VR on Steam

Save 10% on Flying Hero VR on Steam

We believe this time well be enough to gather feedback and apply necessary changes and improvements to the game.” How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

Perp  -  Store

Perp - Store

The Pink Cassette Edition is exclusive to the Perp Games Online Store and only 1,500 will ever be made.This extremely limited Pink Cassette Edition includes an exclusive, limited-edition retro-styled 1980s game box with a physical boxed edition of Pixel Ripped 1989 on PlayStation VR inside.

Star Wars Squadrons is coming to Steam, Origin and Epic Games Store on October 2nd

Star Wars Squadrons is coming to Steam, Origin and Epic Games Store on October 2nd

It appears that the first official details about Star Wars Squadrons have been leaked online.The publisher will release a brand new trailer for this new Star Wars game later today.Star Wars Squadrons Announcement Trailer.John is the founder and editor in chief of DSOGaming.

PsychOS: A Crazy Cool Distro That Pushes Linux Limits

PsychOS: A Crazy Cool Distro That Pushes Linux Limits

The distro creator still uses DOS software, which is launched easily from the applications menu via emulators such as DOSBox. Anyone with PsychOS 3.4.6 and higher who uses RetroGrab to install older software can do the same, noted the developer.

A year after launch, Oculus says Quest is starting a VR revolution

A year after launch, Oculus says Quest is starting a VR revolution

Quest can run AAA games — like the groundbreaking Half Life: Alyx from Valve — while plugged into a computer, but not in wireless mode for the simple reason that the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside the headset is far less powerful than modern computer GPUs. Jason Rubin, Facebook's vice president for special gaming initiatives, said that standalone VR headsets are fundamentally constrained — but new technologies like game-streaming could allow PC-quality graphics without wires in the future.

Why Facebook thinks game-streaming is the future of Oculus VR

Why Facebook thinks game-streaming is the future of Oculus VR

So if what is meant by AAA is the graphic fidelity of Asgard's Wrath, that's not happening on a local headset, for the same reason that people can't get those games to run on phones and anything else that's battery powered and needs to dissipate heat.

VR could seize its moment -- if the big players would cooperate | Opinion

VR could seize its moment -- if the big players would cooperate | Opinion

There's another piece of context that's important, of course, which is that 2.7 million isn't actually a whole lot of users for an entire market segment served by competing hardware offerings from some of the world's biggest gaming companies.

Buy Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality System

Buy Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality System

Rift S brings high-performance VR gaming to a wider range of PCs. It delivers stunning graphics and heart-pounding gameplay to desktops and laptops with a quicker, easier setup.Take control with the advanced features of the Rift platform.

Oculus Quest 128GB VR Headset

Oculus Quest 128GB VR Headset

And with Oculus Touch controllers, your hands are in the game, so you can see your every gesture and feel the power of every impact.Oculus Quest is an all-in-one gaming system built for virtual reality.

Swords of Gurrah VR Game Review: Sword Fighting with Friends

Swords of Gurrah VR Game Review: Sword Fighting with Friends

The swings of your weapons will also involve your core a lot as the Claymore and spear weapons require a ton of torquing to effectively use and you will feel it in the abs after a lengthy play session if you go into the game wanting to fight like you really mean it.

Facebook Gaming Powers Ahead With Live Streaming

Facebook Gaming Powers Ahead With Live Streaming

"Gameplay streaming has seen a significant worldwide surge in viewers and hours spent on all platforms since the COVID-19 pandemic hit," said Lewis Ward, research director for gaming at IDC, a market research firm in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Schell Games CEO: ‘Standalone VR Headsets Are Definitely the Future’

Schell Games CEO: ‘Standalone VR Headsets Are Definitely the Future’

You know, we are giving a lot of attention to it as we really think it's the most important platform and so the game I Expect You to Die was a launch title on the Quest.