IT has indeed been a long wait for the avid PC gamer - the wait for a new generation of graphics cards using new GPU architectures. It has also been a long wait for replacements for the 'mainstream' GPUs like the Nvidia GeForce 970 and AMD Radeon R9 380. The wait is finally over now with the release of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060.
The big game publishers such as EA and Activision are yet to commit fully to VR. VR gaming is also hampered by a fragmented hardware scene with incompatible devices and lack of standards.
Windows Holographic for all VR/ AR devices Including HoloLens and third-party hardware
Shooter in development for HTC Vive US$100mil fund for VR games HTC is developing its first virtual reality title for its Vive virtual reality headset. Front Defense is a wartime shooter which will see players utilise a variety of ‘classic’ weapons, such as pistols, rifles, grenades and anti-tank rockets.
ECS to distribute Orion VR Available in two form factors
AFTER a linkup with Acer, Starbreeze has announced a new joint venture for its location-based virtual reality aspirations.
Daydream mobile VR for Android Certified phones from partners At Google's I/O developer conference, the company's VR Czar, Clay Bavor announced Daydream, a new mobile VR initiative for Android.
Starbreeze and Acer partner for VR First VR movie premieres at Cannes