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ICYMI: Everything From Today’s Half-Life: Alyx Reveal

True to its word, Valve today unveiled Half-Life: Alyx, “a new full-length entry in the Half-Life series” coming to Steam VR-compatible PC devices next March. The game takes place between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, with the player filling the shoes of anti-Combine resistance leader/scientist Alyx Vance, who…

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Hand Tracking and Full PC Game Support Coming to Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest has suddenly become the Oculus product to buy, following two major announcements made earlier today at the company’s annual Oculus Connect showcase. To start things off, you may not need a pair of Oculus Touch controllers to go with the Quest for much longer, as Oculus has…

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Oculus Quest Impressions: No Cords, No Problem

I received my first virtual reality demo from John Carmack at QuakeCon 2012. Upon fitting me with a prototype headset — seemingly held together with duct tape — the id Software co-founder stood by me, clutching a tangle of wires tethered to the goggles, while I fumbled through a VR version of…

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Take a virtual reality trip inside Chernobyl

At its best, VR is all about offering us experiences we couldn't have otherwise. This VR documentary project definitely cuts to the heart of that.

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Oculus reverses course, will allow exclusives to run on rival hardware

One month after implementing its failed DRM, Oculus has caught up to reality.

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Oculus’s anti-piracy patch subverted in under 24 hours

'I really didn't want to go down this path,' says dev responsible for the new workaround. 'But I feel there is no other way.'

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Oculus shuts down that one weird trick players were using to run its games on the Vive

You Won't Believe What This VR Company Did That It Said It Was Going To Do Weeks Ago.

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Someone already has Oculus VR games working on an HTC Vive

A homebrew patch has already turned the exclusives of one VR headset into the games of another. It's a temporary workaround, but it does reveal the impossibility of waging a real hardware war on PC.

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Chronos: a third-person action RPG for Oculus Rift

We played a demo of Gunfire Games' orc-smashing age-em-up.

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