Tagged: PlayStation VR

How technology has changed the gaming industry

mobile gaming

Back in January 2015, Fortune magazine reported that mobile gaming is tipping the balance of power in the technology industry. Sure enough, by the end of 2015, mobile gaming was worth US$100 billion. And it continues to grow with gambling said to be at the forefront of this growth. Read More…

Will VR bring about a decline in mobile gaming?

Virtual Reality Gaming

Everywhere you turn now you read something about the imminent advent of virtual reality. As yet, nobody knows exactly how it’s going to affect other technology, but there is plenty of speculation. Will virtual reality blow tablets, wearable tech and other consoles out of the water? Or will it be used alongside all these things? As it stands, one of the most popular formats of gaming is on mobile, but this could all change when games start to be developed in virtual reality.

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PlayStation VR to launch in October for $399, future of gaming is now affordable

PlayStation VR release date and price

Virtual reality headset market is poised at such a juncture where each manufacturer wants to make its mark. Realistically speaking, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR are the three main VR devices that customers want to bank on for the moment. While Oculus and HTC have revealed prices for release dates for their devices, Sony was lagging behind. Taking the opportunity to impress the takers, Japanese giant has announced that PlayStation VR will retail beginning October 2016 for $399. Announcement was made at the 30th Game Developers Conference underway in San Fransisco. Read More…

Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Google Cardboard? Which VR headset should you opt for

HTC Vive Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard

Looks like this is the week of VR headsets. You can preorder HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard with all of them looking to expand their market share in the not so explored VR market which is still a goldmine. While Oculus Rift has got the luxury of being a dominant VR headset from the very beginning, HTC Vive brings with it the experience of Valve, developer of industry’s most loved games. Add Google to the tally who has been trying to bring affordable VR experience to the users in the easiest way possible.
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[Watch] PlayStation VR with 1080p 5.7-inch OLED display, coming in Q1 2016

PlayStation VR

HTC Vive is slated to launch by Christmas this year, and Oculus Rift headset is coming in the first quarter of 2016. To add heat to the virtual reality space, Sony has teased us with a video displaying what to expect from their virtual reality headset – PlayStation VR. The virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4, according to the released footage, will feature a 1,920 x RGB x 1,080 resolution 5.7-inch OLED display. Offering refresh rate of 120Hz, the VR headset would feature 3D lens and come with both an accelerometer and a gyroscope built in. Read More…