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Valve VR controller prototypes spotted at Steam Dev Days

Valve VR Controllers

The complexion of experiencing virtual reality is already changing with the announcement of Oculus Touch controllers. Now, Valve has followed suite revealing its VR controller prototypes at the Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle. The VR controllers strap onto your hand to provide tactical feedback and initiate input. Using natural muscle memory, these controllers mimic in-game movements of throwing –picking objects or holding guns and taking shots at the enemy.
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Wait for HTC Vive extends till April 2016

HTC Vive VR headset

HTC Vive VR headset developed in partnership with Valve Steam VR program was promised for a launch around this time for holiday season, but that has been delayed for now. HTC has officially confirmed that potential buyers won’t get their hands on Vive till April 2016. In the meantime they are going to make 7,000 units available to the developers for further improvements to this room-sized (15×15 ft. space) VR experience. Although HTC has promised second-generation version of developers kit at CES 2016 which is speculated to come with subtle changes.
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6 most appealing announcements at E3 2015 by Microsoft and Sony

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It’s that time of the year when you see best of Entertainment unleashed upon us by some of the largest names in business. It’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) time, yeah right! On the first day of the kick ass event, it was Microsoft and Sony that probably awed everyone present with their glitzy and futuristic announcements. While Sony overwhelmed all in attendance by announcing one game after the other; Microsoft was the big daddy on the day with a couple of announcements, which surely got Sony thinking what better they could do at the event. Interesting? Well, without holding you further then, here are six most appealing announcements by Microsoft, followed by Sony. Read More…

Valve Steam Machine available for $449, will ship this holiday season

Valve Steam Machine Alienware

It’s been a long time coming since Valve first announced the Steam Machine at the CES 2014. Speculations were that Valve would release the first set of gaming computers made in collaboration with Alienware in late 2014, but it got a little delayed. Thankfully they have finally released the details about the Steam Machine all set to be available during the holiday season, as early as October 16.
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MWC 2015: HTC RE Vive VR headset promises smooth augmented reality imagery

HTC Vive VR headset

It’s been an eventful day at the Mobile World Congress and the surprise of this year’s event came from HTC. They revealed to the world a virtual reality headset that is powered by Valve’s Steam VR platform. HTC RE Vive VR headset vouches to be a wearable headset that traverses you into an immersive 3D environment and interact with objects like never before. Read More…

CES 2014: Valve teams up with Alienware to create the ultimate PC ‘gaming console’

Alienware Steam Machine

Well, now it is time for PC gamers to rejoice with Valve’s upcoming series of small form-factor gaming computers. The famed Half-Life and Steam platform creator has collaborated with 13 PC hardware companies to create 13 different versions of the so-named Steam Machine. The mighty Alienware (Dell’s flagship subsidiary) surely stands tall among these hardware giants, as is evident from its CES 2014 showcasing of an elegantly svelte version of the PC ‘gaming console’. The evolved build quality of the Alienware Steam Machine can be comprehended from the proportional size and the complementary style. This balanced embodiment is touted to have specs that are much more powerful (as expected) than the current-gen consoles of Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Your chance to win life-size Portal gun replica and other goodies

Valve Portal FPS (first person shooter) is one of the most popular game that rocked the scene with its unique gameplay and spatial brain teasing elements. And who can forget the Portal gun featured in this epic FPS adventure. Since the popularity of Portal gun is so overwhelming, crazy DIY’ers have made their own version of Portal guns like the Portal gun made from wood and the Portal Pumpkin DIY. So if you ever wondered you could make a better Portal Gun replica design and then get it made in real from the experts themselves, then this is a one-off chance! PrintExpress and Valve has teamed together to host a competition to give away a full-sized replica Portal Gun along with the piece of art professionally printed along with other goodies to the runners-up too. The runners-up prize will include miniature Portal device, sentry turrets, core plush toys, Valve lanyards and even more!
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