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Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx finally has a release date

February 14, 2020

Half-Life: Alyx, the newest entry in Valve’s legendary Half-Life series, has set its release date. The first new Half-Life game in 13 years will launch on March 23, 2020. Valve revealed the release date via their official Twitter overnight, along with preorder bonuses for anyone who has purchased a Valve Index. The Index is Valve’s […]

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MIFF Set to Showcase 16 Virtual Reality Films This Year

July 17, 2019

Arts House and the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) have announced a new partnership which will aid the production of various films based around untold stories and new technologies, supporting artists, filmmakers and VR experts alike at this year’s festival. While MIFF VR has featured at each festival since 2016, the virtual-reality landscape has never […]

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Blood & Truth Review: An absolute triumph for VR gaming

May 28, 2019

Blood & Truth is the game that PlayStation VR sorely needed. For a long time, the peripheral has been seen solely as a gimmick, and been defined by self-contained ‘experiences’ rather than meaty, involving stories. You can become Batman, save a little robot army, play soccer with your head — but at the end of […]

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Can’t afford to visit NZ IRL? Virtual Wellington will get you there for free

January 30, 2019

Gamification in the tech industry is nothing new. Apps like Habitica have taken even the most mundane tasks like ticking items off a checklist and turned them into a role playing game in which you, personally, are the star. You might think that’s pretty full on, but hold on a sec because it gets way […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Whist is an intriguing but not wholly satisfactory experience

January 8, 2018

A dance-theatre piece presented using virtual reality technology in which the audience subconsciously chooses their own performance is a fantastic concept, but with Whist the end-result is confusing and even a little disturbing. For those interested in psychology and, in particular, the work of Sigmund Freud, this is an immersive treat. But if you’re looking […]

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The Game Awards 2017: Vacation Simulator takes Job Simulator on holiday

December 8, 2017

Time to cause a ruckus abroad. The team behind the wildly popular VR hit Job Simulator have taken the concept to its logical conclusion with the sequel, Vacation Simulator. Hit the jump to see the trailer straight from The Game Awards!

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L.A. Noire coming to Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and the HTC Vive

September 7, 2017

Rockstar Games has announced overnight, seemingly out of nowhere, that its 2011 open world crime procedural L.A. Noire is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch (!!) and the HTC Vive (!!!) this year.

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VR Pods Make For An Egg-splosive Attraction At The Sydney Royal Easter Show

April 10, 2017

This week, I was given a preview of the newest attraction at the Sydney Royal Easter Show – VR Land, a virtual reality experience with a host of different and exciting games. The set up at the Easter Show features several double-cabin egg pods, as well as single or three-person pods, and smaller game-based machines […]

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Razer reveals price and specs for its insanely powerful VR-ready mobile gaming notebook

October 21, 2016

The newest 17-inch Razer Blade Pro has been announced, and it packs a punch! Razer has unveiled their newest gaming laptop which incorporates an insane amount of power into the slim, inch thick notebook. With plenty of specs to exceed the minimum hardware requirements for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR HDK 2, the Razer […]

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Parrot is taking drone flight to the next level with VR for Bebop; here’s the Aussie Price guide and release date

October 14, 2016

Parrot is making drone flying immersive with their new FPV pack for Bebop 2 leisure drones. The Parrot Cockpitglasses use your IOS or Android smartphone to turn you into a pilot, getting a first-hand view of the action. The FPV headplay works through your smartphone by livestreaming air-born footage captured through Bebop 2’s full HD […]

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It’s here! The PlayStation VR has officially arrived in Australia

October 13, 2016

After years of anticipation, the PlayStation VR (PS VR) has officially launched in Australia. The PS VR uses state-of-the-art technologies, such as 360 degree head tracking, wide FOV, high refresh rates, and Sony Interactive Entertainment’s own binaural 3D audio technology. Each of these features aim to add, and enhance the overall virtual reality gaming experience. […]

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The Blade Runner sequel gets a name, release date and an Oculus VR experience

October 7, 2016

We finally know what the sequel to the 1982 cult sci-fi film Blade Runner is going to be called, with the release date, title and an Oculus VR experience all confirmed today. We also got a picture of Ridley Scott, Denis Villeneuve, Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling all together during the film’s production – which you […]

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Divert power to forward shields: EVE: Valkyrie is now a PSVR launch title

September 7, 2016

EVE: Valkyrie, the space combat flight sim spin off of popular strategy/life absorption title EVE Online is coming to PlayStation VR on launch date, October 13.

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Playstation Australia are bringing VR to the EB Expo and here’s your chance to play it

September 6, 2016

The EB Expo is upon us and Playstation Australia are gearing up by inviting attendees to pre-book for their very own VR session. VR is becoming very real, very fast and PlayStation VR is just one of the products heralding its arrival. Now Playstation Australia is encouraging anyone headed to the EB Expo to book a […]

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Alienware partners with City Lounge to create Sydney’s first gaming lounge

August 4, 2016

Alienware is partnering with Sydney-based gaming café, City Hunter, to launch Alienware Live AU.

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Clear out your living room, PlayStation VR apparently needs some space

July 29, 2016

Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation VR headseat appears to need around 60 square feet (5.5 square metres) of open space for proper use, but still wants you to sit down while using it. That’s according to a newly released pamphlet on the device direct from Sony.

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UBISOFT ANNOUNCES VR TITLE WEREWOLVES WITHIN

March 22, 2016

As Virtual Reality talk ramps up, Ubisoft have revealed Werewolves Within, a game of social deduction that brings the fun of game night with friends to virtual reality.

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UPDATED: Oculus Rift pre-orders are now open and it’s really, really expensive

January 6, 2016

Following an announcement on Monday, pre-orders for the Oculus Rift VR headset have opened this morning in 20 countries around the world. Oculus says that the device will start shipping March 28.

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Rick and Morty creator is making VR games

September 24, 2015

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of the wildly popular Adult Swim series Rick and Morty, is now turning his talents to the world of video game development. Roiland revealed all during an interview with PC Gamer.

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Tokyo Game Show 2015: Project Morpheus is now officially PlayStation VR

September 15, 2015

Project Morpheus, Sony’s proprietary virtual reality headset, has been rechristened. The hardware’s new title, PlayStation VR, was announced by SCEJ&A president Atsushi Morita during Sony’s pre-TGS presser tonight.

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