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Steam Dev Days Returns

Members of Valve’s Steamworks program, which provides game developers and publishers the tools needed to publish their games on Steam, received emails today announcing that the much coveted Steam Dev Days is returning. The first Steam Dev Days was held January 15-16 in 2014 and was regarded as a highly informative conference with quality talks and networking. While Valve used it to heavily market their struggling Steam Machine and Steam Controller, they also showed their virtual reality headset, now...

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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 to gush about my love of VR in this article, I am writing it to talk about a rather unpleasant experience: I was harassed in virtual reality.

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GDC Vive Review: Universe Sandbox ² VR

Valve took over a large section of the Game Developers Conference to show off the Vive and virtual reality games coming soon for the device. Universe Sandbox ²’s VR mode was one of the stars of the demos. Universe Sandbox ², by Giant Army, has previously impressed me with its gorgeous space simulations, but seeing and interacting with them in virtual reality brought the experience to a completely new level. Planets zipped by my head, I threw...

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HTC unveils Vive consume edition and pre-order info

HTC Vive

Begun the VR wars have. Today HTC has announced their final consumer production model of their VR headset the Vive. In a blog post on their website, HTC announced that the Vive pre-orders will open Monday Feburay 29th (yes that’s leap day) at 10am eastern time. The price will be $799USD, the unit will ship in April of this year. Also important to note is that HTC’s post says “Vive will be delivered as a complete kit...

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