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Virtual Reality News & Discussion

Welcome to the world of Vitual Reality! This thread will focus on everything VR pertaining to the gaming world, from news to reviews to upcoming games; and all other VR-type stuff.

We want to hear your thoughts as well.

  • Did you buy one/considering?

Give us your first impressions on the tech (Oculus, Samsung, HTC, etc), the games and/or overall experience.

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###Oculus Rift price set at $599, shipping in March (update)
Jan 06, 2016 at 11:06a
Step into the game … and bring your wallet

###VIDEO: IBM Sponsors “Sword Art Online: The Beginning” Virtual Reality Development
February 22, 2016 8:00am CST
A site has launched taking applications for 208 brave souls (able to comfortably wear a head set, have their bodies and walk without assistance) to alpha test SAO!

###PlayStation VR Headset Debuts in October for US$399
posted on 2016-03-16 00:30 EDT
Sony to offer PlayStation VR Worlds game on launch; 50 games expected by year end

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Teased in Screenshots, Videos
posted on 2016-03-18 01:00 EDT
Videos show players playing demo that includes bazaar environment, combat

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Streams In-Game Combat Footage
posted on 2016-03-18 12:21 EDT
26 seconds from demo running this weekend for 208 players out of 99,800 applicants

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality Experience Detailed in 10-Minute Video Report
posted on 2016-03-21 00:00 EDT
Slice monsters, hug other players in “alpha” demo shown in Daisuki post

###Experience Muv-Luv Alternative Combat Through Virtual Reality
posted on 2016-03-26 14:15 EDT by Eric Stimson
Series creators to attend gaming event in Akihabara

###Bandai Namco Announces Plans to Open Virtual Reality Experience Center
posted on 2016-03-28 20:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

28 MAR 2016
Official release date is today.

28 MAR 2016
Taking our first steps into a new gaming world.

28 MAR 2016
Tech similarities may make the jump possible.

Adr1ft VR Review

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29 MAR 2016
How Edge of Nowhere stretches the boundaries of VR.

[size=16]Don’t Expect Virtual Reality on Wii U[/size]
June 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

###PlayStation VR demo units coming to Singapore in November – Try it at GameStart 2015
posted on September 16th, 2015 / by KarbyP/ SGCafe

posted on September 24, 2015

###Rez Infinite, Ace Combat 7 Announced for PS4 With PlayStation VR
posted on 2015-12-05 22:30 EST
Both games announced at Saturday’s PlayStation Experience event

###Kaz Hirai: 200 Developers Are Working on ‘Probably About 100 or More Titles’ for PlayStation VR
posted on 2016-01-08 01:00 EST
Also: Oculus Rift to ship in March for US$599

###GDC 2016: Virtual Reality Games

Mar 29th, 2016

**The PlayStation VR Games We Want to Play Right Now - GDC 2016**

**11 Game Developers on Why VR Will Change Games Forever - GDC 2016**

**Is PlayStation VR Worth the Price?**

**Inside the Star Wars: Trials on Tattooine VR Experience**

**See the Amazing Star Wars VR and AR Experiments**

**HTC Vive VR Unboxing**

**Watch the Full Portal: Aperture Robot Repair Vive VR Demo**

**11 Most Anticipated VR Games of 2016**

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###GDC 2016: The New World of Audio for VR
Mar 30th, 2016

**Oculus Rift Unboxing**

**Oculus Rift Review**

An example of an attempt to make an April Fools prank real before you even announce it

**First Music From Halo, Destiny Composer's New Game Soundtrack - GOLEM**

**The Unique Controls of Ex-Halo Devs' Golem**

**Golem Sword Battle Gameplay - PLAYSTATION VR**

**Golem Sword Battle Developer Commentary - PLAYSTATION VR**

**Golem PlayStation VR Trailer - PSX 2015**

**Ex-Halo Devs Analyze Golem Trailer's Secrets**

**Golem: Bedroom and Caves Gameplay Walkthrough**

**Golem: Bedroom and Caves Developer Walkthrough**

**How to Set Up the Oculus Rift**

**Budget Cuts VR Stealth Gameplay Walkthrough**

**Fantastic Contraption VR Trailer**

**HTC Vive Review**
April 05, 2016 9:56am CDT
"Legend of Funassyi" runs from June 30 to July 31, 2016, at the DMM VR Theater in Yokohama

**The Jungle Book 360 Degree VR Experience**

**Crytek VR Game Will Trigger Your Fear of Heights - The Climb**

**Tilt Brush: Drawing Our Favorite Video Game Characters in VR**
April 10, 2016 8:26pm CDT
Patrons of “VR Theater” at 31 Internet cafes in Kanto can experience a 15 minute immersive VR story

###Tekken’s Harada, Appleseed’s Aramaki, Production I.G Collaborate on ‘Argyle Shift’ VR Demo
posted on 2016-04-11 13:25 EDT
Players can pilot giant robot, interact with female AI copilot

**Oculus Explains Shipment Delays**

**Sword Slicing is Ridiculously Satisfying in VR**

**Lucky's Tale Review**

**Chronos VR Review**

**How Scary is the Paranormal Activity VR Game?**

###ANN Interview: Kazuya Sasahara on Dai-Shogun VR
by Zac Bertschy, Apr 14th 2016

###Bandai Namco Files for ‘VR-AT Simulator’ Trademark
posted on 2016-04-15 04:30 EDT

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Posts More In-Game Footage
posted on 2016-04-15 16:30 EDT
Brief view of what testers saw inside the “Nervegear Prototype” in last month’s test

**Edge of Nowhere VR Gameplay - Traversing an Ice Cavern**

**Edge of Nowhere VR Gameplay - Stealth Mode Through Dark Cavern**

I find it odd/annoying that Steam has a VR category in your library you can’t remove. I only have one game there. (I have no VR hardware anyway)
April 20, 2016 4:05pm CDT
Event sponsored by Bandai Namco

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