Tag: Virtual Reality Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jun
03

BrokenJoysticks Announces Partnership With vrgamecritic

Virtual Reality is an emerging technology that I am really passionate about and while our site has only reviewed a handful of VR compatible titles. it is something that I hope to change in the coming months. It is this […]

Apr
03

Batman Arkham VR Coming To PC On April 25th

Warmer Bros Interactive Entertainment will be bringing its’ first person VR simulation of the dark knight to Windows when Batman Arkham VR launches on HTC Vive and Oculus Touch on April 25th. Arkham VR will support the Oculus Tocuh controllers […]

Feb
16

EVE Valkyrie Wormhole Update Now Live

CCP Games has rolled out a new major update to EVE: Valkyrie on both Windows PC and PlayStation VR that introduces Wormholes to the multiplayer space dog fighting title. Wormholes are essentially weekly challenges that will introduce players to advanced […]

Jan
06

CES 2017: An Up Close Look At Microsoft’s Windows 10 VR Initiative

It has been a few months since we last heard from Microsoft’s Virtual Reality initiative set to launch later this year with the Windows 10 Creator’s Update. In the Fall the operating system developer promised to deliver several Virtual Reality […]

Dec
28

Shift Controller To Offer Room Scale Like Experience Without Sensors

Virtual Reality motion controllers can add to the immersion of an interactive experience but setting up various base-stations and sensors can be a daunting task for the less hardcore among us. The Shift cross-platform controller purports to offer a simpler solutions […]

Nov
23

Microsoft Reveals Minimum Specs For Affordable VR Headsets

Remember those sub $300 USD virtual reality headsets that Microsoft announced would be manufactured by partners like Hewlett Packard and Dell last month? The tech giant has now shed some light on the minimum requirements that a users systems will have […]

Nov
23

OSVR Support Officially Comes To Steam

Support for Open Source Virtual Reality hardware – an initiative known as OSVR, which allows a wide range of hardware manufacturers and developers to contribute to a open VR ecosystem for Windows PC, Linux and Mac– is finally coming to […]

Oct
27

Microsoft Lowers The Barrier To Entry With $299 VR Headsets

At their New York technology showcase Microsoft announced that they will be supported VR in a huge way with the upcoming Windows 10 Creator’s Update (previously known as “Red Stone 2”) due to roll out sometime next spring. Not only will […]

Oct
07

The Next Product From Oculus: A More Affordable VR Headset

Virtual Reality has been all the buzz the last few years and 2016 has been “the year” for the technology – now that first adopters have been able to get their hands on VR products aimed squarely at consumers. Premium […]

Aug
11

Snakebyte Announces A New Range of Controller Solutions & Accessories

Having a reliable controller is one of the most important aspects when it comes to an immersive gaming experience. Hardware vendor Snakebyte announced a trio of products today that are aimed at bringing a new level of control to the emerging […]

Aug
09

KryptCrawler aims to bring dungeon crawlers to VR

We here at Brokenjoysticks love VR. Rae has her Razr OSVR, and Renee had both the HTC Vive and Occulus Rift. So our staff is always looking for an exciting new VR experience. One of the things I have yet […]

Jun
24

Elite Dangerous With Top Tier Gear Is A Whole New Galaxy of Fun

At E3 developers at Frontier and representatives from Thrustmaster invited me to check out the  manufacturer’s upcoming hardware refresh for their high-end HOTAS line with a convention exclusive demo version of Elite Dangerous. As I’ve written before, Elite Dangerous is one of my […]

Apr
03

Oculus Rift Launch. Things Begin to Look Up

The 28th of March was the exciting big launch date of the Oculus Rift, when the premium VR headset would ship to those who had pre-ordered it. Except… It didn’t. Oculus originally generated a lot of excitement by shipping some […]

Mar
28

Consider Who Could Be There: Harassment in VR

Today marks the official launch of the Oculus Rift, a high quality  virtual reality headset with dozens of games to enjoy. As an avid fan and enthusiast for the medium, I am beyond excited for today. However, I am not going […]

Mar
19

GDC Preview: Manus VR

This week at GDC, I was able to test several virtual reality peripherals that I was excited about. One of those was Manus VR’s glove set, gloved-based controls intended for virtual reality use. The gloves themselves are lightweight with a […]