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Samsung reportedly making standalone VR headset, sans Galaxy device

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 April 2016

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Samsung is reported as having plans for its own standalone VR headset that will work independent from a Galaxy smartphone or phablet. FULL STORY >

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Android N reportedly contains support for VR applications

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 April 2016

As Android N begins to take shape with multiple releases of its developer preview, now new VR applications have been discovered for the operating system. FULL STORY >

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Ghost in the Shell VR movie showing in Japan

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 April 2016

Launching at the beginning of May, Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver will be available in 31 different internet cafes in and around Japan's Kanto region. FULL STORY >

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Rumoured 4K PS4 expected to debut before PlayStation VR October launch

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 March 2016

Following rumours earlier in the month, Sony's reported plans for a 4K compatible PS4 are gaining momentum, with a release date scheduled later this year. FULL STORY >

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Sony says 50 games will release on PlayStation VR between October launch and year's end

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2016

PlayStation VR is shaping up nicely. As such, Sony promises an estimated 50 games to release over the two months between PlayStation VR's launch and the end of 2016. FULL STORY >

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Sony confirms PlayStation VR launch for $399 in October

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2016

At the Game Developers Conference taking place this week, Sony has detailed the release date and pricing for its VR headset, arriving in October for $399. FULL STORY >

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Oculus adds new social features to Gear VR

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 March 2016

Rolling out to all Samsung Gear VR headset owners, Oculus has detailed a new social feature that allows wearers to play games with one another and interact with Facebook content. FULL STORY >

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Oculus Rift founder says it will come to Apple if 'they ever release a good computer'

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 March 2016

While Oculus Rift remains a Windows PC compatible device for now, the company's founder Palmer Luckey says Apple can join the action if they release a powerful enough Mac computer. FULL STORY >

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Razer details first batch of games for OSVR headset dev kit

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 March 2016

One of the VR headset makers absent at this year's MWC, Razer has finally detailed the developer kit for its OSVR offering, with a number of games in tow. FULL STORY >

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Samsung aims to influence VR and content creation with Gear 360

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2016

Not a new VR headset, but rather a new content creation tool, Samsung unveils the Gear 360 video recorder at Mobile World Congress 2016. FULL STORY >

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Google prepping VR headset for release later this year, according to reports

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 February 2016

After hiring a new head for its virtual reality division, reports suggest that Google could very well have a Nexus-branded VR headset and Android VR platform ready for launch later this year. FULL STORY >

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Google appoints head of VR to aid in improving their Virtual Reality offerings

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 January 2016

In an effort not to be left behind, Google appoints Clay Bavor to head up its new Virtual Reality division and focus on developing projects in that particular field. FULL STORY >

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HTC's Vive VR headset going set for pre-order on 29 February

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 January 2016

Following Samsung's Gear VR and Oculus Rift, now HTC is prepping the Vive VR headset for pre-order come 29 February, but pricing is still a mystery at this stage. FULL STORY >

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HTC Vive VR headset's launch postponed until April 2016

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 December 2015

After making an initial promise to launch its Vive VR Headset before the end of 2015, HTC has now postponed its debut until April 2016. FULL STORY >

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First batch of PlayStation VR games for 2016 debut at this year's Experience event

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 December 2015

PlayStation held its annual Experience event over the weekend, where the focus was purely on its VR gaming plans, debuting a slew of games primed for launch in 2016. FULL STORY >

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