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US Senator troubled over Oculus Rift privacy concerns

The privacy policy of the Oculus Rift has raised concerns from users and now a U.S. lawmaker. The Oculus Rift, which was conceived in Irvine where the company was founded in 2012, allows the company to gather information including a user’s location, movements and interactions to use for promotional purposes. US Senator Al Franken sent […]

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Blender – Free Open Source 3D Creation Software

The software Blender is a free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking. It even does video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included […]

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Launches of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Hit Minor Bumps

The Oculus Rift had a bit of a rocky launch last week due to shipping issues, and now it seems the Vive has followed suit. Some preorders for Valve and HTC’s virtual reality headset have been auto-cancelled because of “processing issues with financial institutions.” In a blog post published over the weekend, HTC says it […]

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2016 Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists

The Strong National Museum of Play today announced the 15 finalists for this year’s World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees. The nominees include some of the best-known and most influential games in history, including Grand Theft Auto III,John Madden Football, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, and The Sims. The Museum states all of the […]

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Is Virtual Reality Just a Gimmick?

Is virtual reality a gimmick? I’m here to talk about how I feel about it. I’ve been on the fence about it and I decided I would say what side I am on. I think it’s so far a gimmick for prices to start with the cheapest being $400 and it’s just an accessory. For […]

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All PS4 Games Can be Played in PlayStation VR

If some of the games that will be releasing for PlayStation VR aren’t your type, don’t worry. Sony recently announced that all existing PlayStation 4 games are playable on PSVR through the headsets “cinematic mode”. The mode replicates a five-meter screen within a virtual space, Sony stated. “Users can enjoy content on a virtual screen […]

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AMD-Powered Sulon Q VR/AR Headset Revealed

The growing virtual reality platform wars got a little more complex this morning. That’s because graphics chip maker AMD has thrown in with Toronto-based startup Sulon Technologies to unveil the Sulon Q headset, which aims to provide a PC-based, fully tracked virtual reality experience without the need to tether yourself to a computer tower. It sounds […]