Gear VR

Gaming

Xbox Controller Support Makes Games More Practical on Gear VR

Update won't be here until October and will only support Minecraft: Gear VR Edition at first.
Leif Johnson
9.24.16
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How the NBA and Oculus Brought Sports Documentary Filmmaking Into VR

The tech-friendly professional basketball league continues its dalliance with virtual reality.
Nicholas Deleon
9.14.16
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Your Mom and Dad Are Key to Making VR a Success for Facebook

Facebook is now taking matters into its own hands to prove that VR isn’t merely for hardcore gamers.
Nicholas Deleon
5.17.16
Gaming

Most Gamers Have No Clue What an Oculus Rift Is

It helps if you make a lot of money.
Leif Johnson
4.9.16
Gaming

Hanging Out in Virtual Reality Is Now as Easy as Making a Phone Call

AltspaceVR will let participants play games and view videos together from around the world.
Kari Paul
4.6.16
Gaming

'Minecraft' for Gear VR Was Announced Today, and I Played It

More portable but a bit more clunky, Minecraft on Gear VR is still the same great game.
Steven Messner
3.16.16
Facebook

We're Already Violating Virtual Reality's First Code of Ethics

Two German philosophers developed the first virtual reality code of ethics to help stave off our descent into a Matrix-esque hell, but we're already violating that code.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.6.16
Design

Now You Can Make Beats in Virtual Reality

In 'Soundscape,' a new virtual reality environment from Sander Sneek, people can make music together or solo.
DJ Pangburn
12.8.15
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This Bizarre-Looking Lytro Camera Could Be the Next Big Thing in Virtual Reality

A spherical contraption that captures “light fields” will provide a more immersive VR experience.
Rachel Pick
11.5.15
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A Virtual Reality Debate Is Basically as Fun as a Real-Life Debate

VR was a fun gimmick for the Democratic presidential debate, but it wasn’t quite the transformative experience you may be lead to believe.
Nicholas Deleon
10.14.15
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For $99, Gear VR Is an Affordable Way Into Virtual Reality

Gear VR wants to reach as many people as possible this November.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.24.15
Gaming

'Monument Valley' Designers Adopt VR for Upcoming Game

'Land's End,' from Ustwo Games, comes out next month.
Beckett Mufson
9.21.15
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