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HTC is bringing its Vive VR headset to retail locations

Up to 30 Microsoft stores will get Vive demo units this year.Approximately 10 GameStop stores are also getting Vive demo units this month. read more

Here’s where you can try out the HTC Vive without spending $800

For those without an early-adopting, VR-savvy friend nearby, HTC is rolling out dozens of retail demo stations where you can put the SteamVR-powered Vive through its paces.Currently, the Vive demos are only available at three Microsoft Stores—in New York City, Bellevue, and Salt Lake City. read more

HTC denies Vive shipping issues, despite customer complaints

The Oculus Rift suffered major setbacks with deliveries, forcing them to eventually waive shipping fees for all orders.And HTC isn’t having an easy time either, even though they’re not as kind to admit it. read more

Hardware Review: HTC Vive

As with the Rift, you'll need a high-powered Windows PC to run the HTC Vive, and the minimum system requirements are similar to those for the Oculus headset.But you trade convenience and compactness for a stellar room-scale VR experience, if you have the room for it. read more

Oculus Berift: Day 1 pre-orders slip to early June, current orders shipping in August

The Oculus Rift is facing serious shipping issues: Day one preorder customers have been told their hardware may not ship until late May or the end of June.That’s the news reported by multiple individuals following a shipping update from Oculus on April 12. read more

VR Game At A Glance: Adventuring Through Call Of The Starseed

Valve and HTC’s Vive is the most impressive VR experience out there, but the majority of its games feel like glorified tech demos.Mystery adventure The Gallery—Episode 1: Call of the Starseed is a bit meatier. read more

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive Launches Handicapped by Shipping Delays

Likewise, the HTC Vive was scheduled for a blanket "April" release window, but it doesn't look like systems are heading out to consumers anytime soon.Just over a week ago, Oculus VR updated consumers with the status of their shipments, blaming the delay on a "component shortage". read more

Oculus "exclusive" titles are already running on the Vive

The Oculus Rift might not be having the most steady launch, but when you do eventually get yours you’re in for a VR treat.The Rift is a beautifully built headset with some impressive, exclusive launch titles. read more

Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive

A new software utility on GitHub, dubbed Revive, aims to change that by offering a proof-of-concept compatibility layer between the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.Unfortunately Oculus has implemented a Code Signing check on the Runtime DLLs, therefore the Revive DLLs cannot be used unless the application is patched. read more

Oculus Rift VR games can be 'hacked' to run on HTC Vive ()

HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are facing off as the two main players in the PC gaming space, but just weeks after the release of both, a third-party program threatens exclusivity between platforms.In simple terms, it means that certain games meant to be exclusive to Oculus Rift can be run on the Vive. read more

Out of Ammo - DayZ Creator's New Game is a Vive Exclusive Strategy Shooter

Following the massive success of DayZ both as a mod and an early access title, the game’s original creator left Bohemia Interactive to form his own studio, RocketWerkz.This HTC Vive exclusive title will be released into Steam Early Access today, letting players try out the very interesting new take on the strategy and shooter genres. read more

Oculus Rift Games Come to HTC Vive With Plug-In

Though Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are separate platforms with separate software libraries, it seems one intrepid enthusiast has created a patch that brings Oculus games over to the latter platform.ArsTechnica tried it out with Lucky's Tale, the exclusive pack-in game that comes with every Oculus Rift, and can confirm the plug-in works. read more

VR demos coming soon to Currys PC World -

Virtual Reality will soon take a step into the mainstream with HTC Vive demo rooms to appear in at least three Currys PC World stores across the UK, reports Start Replay.Leeds, Tottenham Court Road and Reading stores will receive Vive kits starting this week, a source from within the Dixons group has revealed. read more

HTC Vive playable in-store at Currys PC World today -

Fans interested in trying virtual reality headset HTC Vive ahead of launch can go hands-on with the device at select Currys PC World stores from today, it's been announced.The VR device will be playable at three Currys PC World Stores, plus Overclockers UK's Newcastle store and Scan's Bolton store. read more

Minecraft In Virtual Reality Is The Real Deal

To play it, you’ll need a Vive and a copy of the game itself.The Vive version of Minecraft is much like the regular game, albeit slower in most respects. read more

HTC Vive has Overtaken Oculus Rift According to Steam

The Oculus Rift has seemed to be synonymous with VR ever since the beginning of the current gaming revolution.5% have an Oculus Rift CV1, and another 13. read more