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Sony Sells More Than 1 Million PlayStation VRs, Surpassing HTC Vive And Oculus Rift

Sony reported that sales for its PlayStation VR crossed the 1 million units mark, surpassing HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Sony's CEO Shawn Layden asserted that the company needs to improve the sales further.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2017

PlayStation VR Nears 1 Million Units Sold After Four Months: Better Than Sony Expected

Sony Interactive Entertainment global chief executive Andrew House revealed that around 915,000 units of the PlayStation VR have been sold as of Feb. 16. The figure is well above the company's expected sales figures for the virtual reality headset.

Video Games February 27, 2017

Original ‘Psychonauts’ Comes Free As VR Preorder Bonus

You can get the first ‘Psychonauts’ game free when you preorder the upcoming game ‘Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin.’ The game is playable on PlayStation VR.

Video Games February 12, 2017

'Until Dawn: Rush Of Blood' PlayStation VR Bundle For $499 Revealed; Launch Bundle Returns Next Week

Sony announced that an 'Until Dawn: Rush of Blood' PlayStation VR bundle will be released this month exclusively for GameStop and EB Games. The launch bundle for the virtual reality system will also return next week.

Video Games February 2, 2017

Sony's 2017 Plans Teased: Gamers Can Expect 'Amazing' PlayStation Games In The Pipeline

Sony just announced that it is working on amazing new titles this year. Officials note that 2016 has been focused more on hardware, so the company will be making a big push on the software front in the next coming months.

Video Games January 2, 2017

PlayStation VR Users Now Have Access To Jaunt: What Does The VR Streaming App Offer?

Streaming app Jaunt is now finally supported by PlayStation VR. Through the app, users will be able to watch more than 150 virtual reality videos, including the award-winning 'Invasion,' 'Shaq Goes to Cuba,' 'Escape The Living Dead,' and the 'Pure McCartney Experience.'

Video Games December 27, 2016

Try Out Virtual Reality Headsets At This Paris Cinema: Does $25 For 40 Minutes Sound Like A Good Deal?

The MK2 VR facility in Paris allows people to try out the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. The price to play is about $25 for 40 minutes, which is great deal for fans of virtual reality.

Gadgets December 11, 2016

'The Martian VR Experience' Rolling Out For HTC Vive, PSVR: See The Red Planet Up Close For $20

The 'Martian VR Experience' is heading to the PlayStation VR and to the HTC Vive via SteamVR. There is no word yet on the rollout schedule for other VR systems such as the Oculus Rift.

Wearable Tech November 15, 2016

Best-Selling PlayStation VR Games Of October: Here's A Closer Look At 'Job Simulator' And 'Batman: Arkham VR'

Sony has already released the list of top 10 VR games for October 2016 at the PlayStation Store. Let's take a look at the top three performers in the all-digital chart.

Video Games November 14, 2016

Google Daydream View vs. Samsung Gear VR: Which Smartphone-Powered VR Headset Offers More?

The Google Daydream View is now available for preorder, which means that the Samsung Gear VR will no longer be alone in the mobile-VR niche. So which one is the better virtual reality headset?

Gadgets October 31, 2016

PlayStation VR Works With The Xbox One, PC And Wii U For 2D Gaming In Cinematic Mode

The PlayStation is reported to support not only PlayStation 4 titles, but also other HDMI sources such as the Xbox One and Wii U. When connected, the third-party devices show up in PSVR's cinematic mode, a large 2D screen inside the virtual reality space.

Wearable Tech October 18, 2016

Sony Updates PlayStation 4 Media Player To Support VR Photos And Videos

Virtual reality is the next big thing, and Sony is taking full advantage of this with the PlayStation VR and PlayStation 4. With a new system update, the console now supports 360-degrees photos and videos, but bear in mind, PSVR is needed.

Gadgets October 15, 2016

Sony Exec Thinks 'Hundreds Of Thousands' Of Gamers Will Buy PlayStation VR Headsets At Launch: Will You Be Among Them?

A Sony executive believes that 'many hundreds of thousands' of PlayStation VR headsets will be sold at launch. The massive demand has made the company decide to increase production of the virtual reality system.

Video Games October 14, 2016

PlayStation VR Is Out Now, But Is It Worth The Price?

Sony at long last has released its own VR headset. Here's what the critics are saying.

Video Games October 13, 2016

PlayStation 5 Rumors: Specs, Release Date And Expert Analysis

The PlayStation 5 could roll out in 2018, and we compiled relevant rumors so you can get an idea about the upcoming Sony console. Experts in the field estimated that the PS5 will have future-proof features and competitive processing power.

Gadgets October 12, 2016

'Rise of the Tomb Raider: Blood Ties' For PlayStation 4 Is Terrible In VR

Gamers with a PSVR headset might want to pass on 'Rise of the Tomb Raider: Blood Ties' DLC because the virtual reality experience is below average. The support here for VR comes off as an afterthought rather than a genuine idea.

Video Games October 12, 2016

PlayStation VR: How To Set Up And Why You Should Avoid Mirrors And Bright Lights

PlayStation VR's launch is around the corner, and Sony has explained what to do (and not to do) when installing its new gadget. Take a look at the three videos that show you how to easily set up the PS VR.

Gadgets October 11, 2016

Sony PlayStation VR Reviews Coming In: How Does It Compare To The Oculus Rift And HTC Vive?

Anticipation is building for Sony's PlayStation VR, which will be released on Oct. 13. How does it compare to other virtual reality headsets in the market, specifically the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive?

Video Games October 6, 2016

Excited For PlayStation VR? Here Are 31 Games To Play On Sony's Virtual Reality Headset

Sony is set to release the PlayStation VR, its own virtual reality headset on Oct. 13. The 31 different titles to be released on the gaming platform are stirring some excitement among VR and PlayStation fans alike.

Gadgets October 5, 2016

PlayStation VR: PS VR Specs, Pricing, Availability And Everything You Need To Know

Sony’s PlayStation VR system is ready to hit the shelves, and the company published an extensive FAQ ahead of the official launch. We selected important details such as pricing, availability, and specs for the latest VR system.

Computers October 5, 2016

Best Buy To Hold Midnight Launch For PlayStation VR In Select Locations: Is Your Local Store Among Them?

Best Buy will hold a midnight launch for the PlayStation VR on Oct. 13 in select locations. Interested gamers can check if their local store will be a part of the event through the retail company's website.

Video Games September 30, 2016

Sony Unboxes The PlayStation VR Core Bundle: Here's What You'll Get From The Package

Sony released an unboxing video of its PlayStation VR Core package, set to hit shelves on Oct. 13. The package costs $400 and will include the PSVR headset and a demo disc with 18 playable games out of the box.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2016

VR Is Big This October: Google Daydream, PlayStation VR, 'Minecraft: Gear VR Edition' And Oculus

Google, Sony, Microsoft and Oculus are expected to give announcements on virtual reality in October, making the month an exciting time for the development of the technology. With companies pushing on their VR-related efforts, the technology continuously penetrates widespread conversation.

Wearable Tech September 26, 2016

PlayStation VR Will Come With A Demo Disc At Launch: 'Driveclub VR,' 'EVE: Valkyrie' And Many More

Sony revealed that the PlayStation VR will come with a physical disc containing eight game demos. Among the titles included in the disc are 'Driveclub VR,' 'EVE: Valkyrie,' 'PlayStation VR Worlds' and 'RIGS Mechanized Combat League.'

Video Games September 7, 2016

Best Buy To Launch Oculus Rift VR Demos Across 500 Stores This Holiday Season

Best Buy has revealed its plans to launch Oculus Rift VR headset demos across 500 of its stores during the holiday shopping season. Demos for the PlayStation VR are also in its plans.

Wearable Tech August 25, 2016

Two New Sony PlayStation 4 Models Expected In September: 4K Version And Slimmer Model, Says WSJ

Sony is putting the pedal to the metal for the release of two new PlayStation 4 consoles. The first is rumored to offer a better form factor than the current version, while the second should bring 4K support.

Gadgets August 22, 2016

Special Physical Edition Of 'Rez Infinite' Set To Roll Out Along With Vinyl Soundtrack

'Rez Infinite' is getting a physical release, and to make things more interesting, a vinyl soundtrack is also going to roll out. It looks like fans of the Dreamcast classic have something big to look forward to thanks to iam8bit.

Video Games August 19, 2016

PlayStation VR Brochure Reveals New Details: Do You Have 60 Square Feet Of Free Space?

A new brochure by Sony for PlayStation VR revealed more details of the upcoming virtual reality system. Included in the information is the play area requirement of 9.8 feet by 6.2 feet, which is about 60 square feet.

Video Games July 30, 2016

Rhythm Game 'Thumper' To Launch With PlayStation VR; $45 Collector's Edition Will Include Soundtrack On Vinyl

Rhythm violence game 'Thumper' will launch on Oct. 13 this year, which is the same date as that for the Sony PlayStation VR's launch. The regular version of the game will cost $19.99 while the collector's edition will be priced at $45.

Video Games June 30, 2016

Last Wave Of PlayStation VR Preorders Coming: Here's What You Need To Know

Sony has recently announced that the last wave of preorders for its highly anticipated wearable device, PlayStation Virtual Reality headset, is coming very soon. Here is when and where you can preorder one.

Wearable Tech June 30, 2016

'Resident Evil 7': What We Know So Far And What To Expect

'Resident Evil 7' goes back to the franchise's horror game roots. Here is what we know so far about the upcoming title, which is set to be released in January 2017.

Video Games June 17, 2016

Sony PlayStation VR Demos Starting This Weekend In US, Canada To Follow Soon

Sony wants as many of its fans to know what PlayStation VR feels like, and it started a demo program for that. More than 300 locations across the U.S. and Canada will feature demo units of the headset in June.

Wearable Tech June 17, 2016

Resident Evil 7 Unveiled With A Huge Twist: First-Person Shooter On PlayStation VR

Sony unveiled 'Resident Evil 7 Biohazard' at its press event for E3. The surprise is that the title will be a first-person shooter and that it will be fully compatible with the PlayStation VR headset.

Video Games June 14, 2016

VR Game 'Fated: The Silent Oath' Officially Launches On Steam And Oculus

'Fated: The Silent Oath' is a premiere first-person virtual reality action adventure game. The title unveiled an official trailer and promised compatibility with multiple VR headsets, such as Oculus and more.

Video Games May 16, 2016

'Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X' Heading To US Shores For The PS4 And PS Vita On August 30

Sega announced that the popular core rhythm game is coming to PS4 and PS Vita. ‘Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X’ will be released in the United States on August 30, 2016.

Video Games May 2, 2016

You Can Now Preorder PlayStation VR Core Bundle Via GameStop, Walmart, Best Buy And Target

PlayStation 4 gamers might be happy to know that preorders for the PlayStation VR Core Bundle have now begun. They are now able to snag the bundle via GameStop, Walmart, Best Buy and Target.

Gadgets March 30, 2016

Sony PlayStation VR Could Soon Expand Beyond PS4 And Offer PC Support

PlayStation VR’s future might include PC support and integration, according to the executive vice president of Sony Computer Entertainment. Japanese publication Nikkei talked to Masayasu Ito and found out details about the future development of his company’s VR headset.

Gadgets March 29, 2016

Sony Plans To Sell More Powerful Version Of PS4 For Higher-End Gaming Experience Including VR: Report

Sony will soon launch a more powerful version of the PlayStation 4, according to sources. The new console, which would be capable of higher-end gaming experiences such as virtual reality, is expected to be announced within the year.

Video Games March 29, 2016

Report: PlayStation 4.5 Reveal Scheduled Ahead Of PSVR Release Date

Rumors of a PlayStation 4.5 have taken over the Internet: the latest reports are now claiming that Sony will announce its updated console ahead of its VR headset release later this year.

Geek March 28, 2016

You Can Preorder PlayStation VR Without Camera For $400 On March 29

Preorders for the PlayStation VR Launch Bundle will begin on March 22. For gamers who already own certain PlayStation 4 accessories, Sony will also be launching preorders for the PlayStation VR core bundle.

Video Games March 22, 2016

Cinematic Mode Of PlayStation VR Allows Users To Play All PS4 Games

The Cinematic Mode of PlayStation VR enables users to play all PS4 games, according to Sony. When the headset will be pushed out, there will be more than 50 games packed in it.

Wearable Tech March 20, 2016

Crytek Launches VR-Ready Cryengine V As 'Most Powerful Game Development Platform,' And It's Free [Video]

Crytek launched Cryengine V, the company’s latest version of its 3D game engine designed for creating VR gaming experiences. It is now available at no charge to developers, boasting neat functionality.

Apps/Software March 20, 2016

Rumored PS4.5 Will Display Games In 4K, Sport An Improved GPU

A new rumor says Sony is looking at releasing an improved version of the PlayStation 4, just in time for PlayStation VR.

Geek March 18, 2016

Preorders For PlayStation VR Launch Bundle Start Next Week

Gamers wanting to jump into the PlayStation VR action as soon as the headset becomes available this fall can preorder a PlayStation VR launch bundle starting on March 22.

Geek March 18, 2016

Sony Outlines Its Specific Requirements For PlayStation VR Games

Sony recently discussed the requirements it has for developers interested in creating games for PlayStation VR, including at least 60 fps for gameplay. The company also suggested that all games have a well-defined play space.

Geek March 17, 2016

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