Sony debuts Resident Evil VII Biohazard

To be released next year, January 24th, 2017 is the return of Resident Evil in Biohazard. It will be fully playable in VR, from start to finish. With intense horror at every turn, skin crawling music, and the ambiance that we yearn and crave for has finally returned.

Eagle Fighter: Virtual Reality Combat in the Skies

E3 is full of surprises, great releases, and new games. Inntroducing the first in Player versus Player virtual reality gaming: Eagle Fighter. You’ll take battles to the skies around Paris, doing battle with other eagles, in team oriented combat over points. While the graphics are far behind what we have today, what it offers in it’sContinue reading “Eagle Fighter: Virtual Reality Combat in the Skies”

New NVIDIA GTX Graphics Cards Announced

NVIDIA has announced their next generation of graphic cards, which are set to stand leaps and bounds ahead of the previous generations. The cards are based on the new Pascal architecture, which will deliver a major advantage in not only performance, but also power efficiency. Compared to the superseded 28-nanometer Maxwell architecture of the previousContinue reading “New NVIDIA GTX Graphics Cards Announced”

The Course Of Immersion

Sometimes I find it hard to pull myself out of these digital lands we gamers visit so often. Either it’s a casual game that I can’t stop thinking about, or a triple-A title that’s world entrances me so well, reality starts to blur. Gaming tech has come so far in just my life time. I rememberContinue reading “The Course Of Immersion”

AMD 16.3.2 Drivers Released

The AMD Radeon Crimson drivers have been updated. The 16.3.2 release notes state a number of important changes with these drivers. Support for the Oculus Rift has been added, meaning that right from the day of its release there are drivers ready to make sure that you have the best experience possible. In addition, AMD’s upcoming ProContinue reading “AMD 16.3.2 Drivers Released”

IBM Japan Reveals Sword Art Online VR MMO Project

The VR juggernaut continues to lumber ever onwards, with IBM Japan announcing a collaboration with Kadokawa to create a VR MMO based on the Sword Art Online franchise. Though the specific details are unknown, the project will make use of SoftLayer, IBM’s cloud computing technology, and focus on the concept of cognitive computing. The SwordContinue reading “IBM Japan Reveals Sword Art Online VR MMO Project”

Sony VR Head Steps Down

Dave Ranyard, head of Sony’s London Studio for the past 17 years, has announced plans to leave his longtime employer to pursue new projects. Sony London has been known recently for work on PlayStation VR demos as well as on The Getaway, Wonderbook, Eyetoy, and Singstar. Ranyard plans to use his experience working on virtual reality to, according to GameInformer,Continue reading “Sony VR Head Steps Down”

HTC Vive VR Pre-orders Start February 29th

VR’s making a huge impact, and it’s time for HTC to start jumping into the fray. HTC’s Chen Wang described their VR device as a step to move away from the smartphone industry and into virtual reality. According to statements from Wang to the Telegraph, although Wang finds smartphone communications important, creating a natural environmentContinue reading “HTC Vive VR Pre-orders Start February 29th”

Volume Expansion Announced For Project Morpheus

Popular stealth/puzzle game Volume is getting a free expansion next year titled Volume:Coda. The catch? The expansion will only be available for play on Sony’s Project Morpheus VR Platform. The game’s creator, Mike Bithell stated in today’s Playstation Blog post: Volume: Coda picks up after the events of the core game. I’ll avoid spoilers here, but you’ll play as aContinue reading “Volume Expansion Announced For Project Morpheus”