Tag: Vive

21
Aug

HTC Vive Price Drops $200 | News & Opinion

Now you can escape from reality for just $599. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in July, Oculus VR announced it was cutting the price of the Oculus Rift plus Touch bundle to just $399 for a limited time. When that deal finished at the end of the summer, the

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13
May

Old-school tank shooter ‘Battlezone’ comes to Oculus and Vive

Literally looking around your cockpit and the surrounding battle environments is pretty exciting, but this new version of Battlezone also has a co-op mode. You can cruise around each retro battlefield, blasting away at enemy targets with up to three of your buddies. While the visuals on this new VR Battlezone are rather simplistic, they do follow nicely from the

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27
Apr

The next generation of VR enhancements coming to HTC Vive

Wireless VR, for instance, is already here — TPCast’s wireless HTC Vive adapter shipped earlier this year, untethering VR users from their PCs with without introducing any perceptible lag. Now the company is taking it to the next level by introducing an upgraded adapter designed specifically for multi-user applications. The TPCast “Business Edition” is designed to enable wireless, multiplayer virtual

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8
Apr

Google hires Vive and Oculus developer to bolster its VR team

SoundStage launched on Steam last month, though it ended active development on the app at the time as well. We won’t be seeing SoundStage on Google’s Daydream VR anytime soon, either. Google told The Verge that it would build upon Olson’s work within existing and upcoming Google products. Google acquired VR art app Tilt Brush in mid-2015 and has been

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3
Apr

HTC launches a monthly subscription for Vive VR apps

The subscription service launches on April 5th, and everyone will receive a one-month free trial. Compatible apps include the physics puzzler Fantastic Contraption, Everest VR, Richie’s Plank Experience and ocean exploration TheBlu. The hope, of course, is that you’ll maintain a subscription and buy the experiences that leave an impression each month. That way, you can keep trying new software

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27
Mar

MakeVR turns the HTC Vive into a virtual design tool

The app interface resembles a studio where you can do hands-on work with the controllers. “Room-scale VR gives creators a virtual workshop, and the use of natural physical motions brings unprecedented expressiveness and intuitiveness to object design,” said Vive Studios Head Joel Breton. A brief HTC Vive Studios video shows an artist creating a cartoon turtle’s eyes, exporting the files

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27
Feb

HTC’s Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap cost $100 each

These new accessories are pretty important for HTC’s fledgling Vive division. While the Vive has reportedly logged decent sales, possibly better than Oculus, Sony recently revealed that it has sold nearly a million Playstation VR headsets, likely more than HTC and Oculus put together. The main knock on the Vive headset (besides the whopping $800 price) is the lack of

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