Sony recently announced the price of their contribution to the virtual reality craze, PlayStation VR. Coming in at $399, it’ll be cheaper than both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, however, you’ll have to shell out more money for it to actually work. Both the camera that is needed for the console and the controllers will be sold separately, so you’re looking at upwards of $500 in reality, not including the price of any games. Still, with Oculus Rift at $600 and the HTC Vive at $800, it’s still the cheapest in it’s class. Why is VR so expensive?
With just about everyone jumping on the VR hype train, it seems we’re only a few years away from never ever leaving our houses again. Just this week Microsoft released a video unveiling a game based around their Hololens technology, Young Conker, which will feature the titular squirrel in a platforming game made entirely out of the room you’re playing in.
It’s that time again Loading Screen fans, we are back with a new episode for you to kick off the new year! The cobwebs were real as we recorded a spectacular conversation only to find out it wasn’t recording at all. After disbelief and a few laughs, we decided to push on and keep the conversation going. We share our used games stories including Erica’s horrible exchange rate for her copy of Titanfall, as well as how we feel about ESRB ratings, the Oculus Rift, and where the future is headed in gaming.
It’s official! Sony has announced its VR headset, “Project Morpheus,” coming to the PlayStation 4. The announcement was rumored to happen at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and Sony did not disappoint. The announcement came as expected and Project Morpheus is on its way.
Rumors have surfaced that Microsoft is working on a virtual reality headset to compete with the Oculus Rift and Sony’s VR headset Project “Morpheus” which was announced today at GDC. Developers are expressing more and more interest in working with virtual reality headsets and Microsoft obviously does not want to be left out.