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The Lion King ‘Set’ Was a Bunch of VR Headsets in a Giant Warehouse

Long before Disney’s remake of The Lion King hit theaters, it was a beacon of curiosity. Obviously, director Jon Favreau and his team weren’t going to film real lions, they were going to use digital technology to create all the animals, as he did with great success in The Jungle Book. But The Jungle Book […]

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VR Takes the Next Step Forward with the Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adaptor

Back in the 90s, companies tried making virtual reality a thing, most notably Nintendo, whose Virtual Boy was so distasteful that it caused people to abandon the entire category for the next 20 years. But then in 2016, headsets from Oculus and HTC/Vive showed that the VR experiences people had been writing about in…Read more… […]

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What You Need to Set Up Virtual Reality on a PC or PS4

Getting a virtual reality headset might make for a pretty impressive christmas present, but unless you’ve got enough computing power to use the thing, consider it a very expensive paperweight. Depending on the system powering your headset, either a PC or a PS4, here’s how to get it prepped and ready for virtual…Read more… Continue […]

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Fallout 4 VR Could Really Use A Hand (Or Two)

It’s easy to lose yourself for hours in the regular console or PC version of Fallout 4. One would imagine it’s even easier when completely surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Bostonian wastes in the Vive-exclusive Fallout 4 VR, but when you’re just a pair of objects floating in space, it’s not quite […]

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The HTC Vive is now $599, receiving its first official price drop since the virtual reality headset

The HTC Vive is now $599, receiving its first official price drop since the virtual reality headset launched last year at $799. That puts both the Vive and Oculus’ Rift/Touch combo at the same price, though the latter is current on sale for a limited time for $399.  Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Microsoft’s New Mixed Reality Controllers Look Very Familiar

Today at its annual Build developer conference, Microsoft announced its own set of motion controllers made for its burgeoning Windows Mixed Reality platform. As we’ve mentioned in previous reports, the company is calling its new computing platform “mixed reality” because it combines different elements of augmented…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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