By Ashley Carman
The glory of virtual reality is to live in another person’s shoes — to feel what they feel, experience what they experience, and see what they see. The Eyse camera, which launches on Kickstarter today, aims to make that a possibility for anyone with a smartphone. Eyse’s promotional video shows a grandma attending her grandson’s birthday party from afar and friends out hiking projecting the scenery to someone at home. It’s a pleasant vision, and really, if this camera works, it’d be really cool. But still, it’s pretty expensive for something being marketed as a toy, with it being sold at $299 for the early bird special. That [...]
By MATT KAMEN
EVE Online’s immersive VR shooter EVE Valkyrie will be the firstvirtual reality game to offer cross-platform play.
The announcement was made in the opening ceremony at EVE Fanfest 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland by Owen O’Brien, executive producer on Valkyrie at developer CCP’s Newcastle studio.
EVE Valkyrie is available now on Oculus Rift, and will be a launch title on PlayStation VR when it debuts in October. CCP has also announced the game will be coming to HTC Vive. The game sees five-on-five teams of fighter jets blasting each out of the depths of space, and it’s pretty fun.
The existing Oculus Rift version of the game [...]
Ever wondered what you’d see if you looked up while passing under the legs of the skirt-wearing Titan at Braavos? Now you can as the entire Game of Thrones introduction sequence has been rendered in 360-degrees for a virtual realityexperience.
Fans of Game of Thrones can now take a closer look at the Westeros lands through this video. This is the result of a team-up between HBO, Facebook, Oculus and the show’s intro designers, Elastic.
There are reportedly plenty of easter eggs hidden in the video for you to find. While the perspective is moved about the world, from King’s Landing to Dorne, you can get a good look around each place as you fly [...]
Owners of the HTC Vive virtual-reality headset can now play games made exclusively for the rival Oculus Rift.
A developer has created a software patch to make titles bundled with the Rift headset compatible with the Vive.
Currently, it works with only two games – Lucky’s Tale and Oculus Dreamdeck. More patches for other games are expected to follow.
However, one user said, the patch may prove tricky to install for those unfamiliar with PC technology.
A developer known as LibreVR put the patch on the Github code-sharing site for anyone to download and use.