Tag: PlayStation VR

Sony's Next-Gen PSVR Could Be Wireless And Feature Eye- And Head-Tracking Support

Leaks and patent filings are giving a good idea of how Sony's next-generation PlayStation VR headset could turn out. Notably, the new hardware could feature eye- and head-tracking and go wireless for up to five hours.

Video Games July 18, 2019

Sony Reveals First PlayStation 5 Details: SSD, PS4 Backward Compatibility, And More

The first few details of Sony's next-generation console have been revealed. Presumably called PlayStation 5, it's going to boast PlayStation 4 backward compatibility, SSD, Ryzen and Radeon chips, and compatibility with current-gen PlayStation VR headsets.

Video Games April 17, 2019

Sony Just Filed A Patent For Watching Live eSports Via PlayStation VR Like You’re Actually There

Watching eSports could soon be a more dynamic experience for Sony PlayStation VR owners, as detailed in two patents. The problem is, patents don’t always become real products or features.

Video Games April 15, 2019

Sony's State Of Play Roundup: Biggest PS4 And PSVR Announcements, Trailers, And Game Updates

Sony has just finished its first Nintendo-style State of Play. During the event, it announced a ton of new trailers and updates for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR.

Video Games March 26, 2019

Got A PlayStation VR This Christmas? Here Are The Best PSVR Games To Start With

A PlayStation VR is arguably one of the best Christmas gifts to give this holiday season. For those who got one for the first time, here are the best PSVR games to experience what the headset has to offer.

Video Games December 26, 2018

PlayStation VR Sales Still Going Strong With 3 Million Units Sold

PlayStation VR systems have reached a milestone with around 3 million units sold worldwide. In addition, the company said around 21.9 million VR games were sold around the world as well.

Video Games August 17, 2018

Free PlayStation Plus Games For August 2018: Open-World 'Mafia III' And Survival Horror 'Dead By Daylight' For PlayStation 4

PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download eight free games for August 2018. Headlining the month are the open-world crime drama 'Mafia III' and the multiplayer survival horror game 'Dead by Daylight' for the PlayStation 4.

Video Games August 2, 2018

SculptrVR For PlayStation VR Available Starting June 19

PlayStation VR owners are slated to get a new application for creating 3D artwork. 'SculptrVR' offers users an intuitive tool to design and manipulate sculptures in virtual reality.

Video Games June 18, 2018

REZ Creator Brings Classic Tetris As New Hypnotic Game 'Tetris Effect' To PSVR, PS4 This Fall

Sony announced a new Tetris-inspired game by Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the man behind ‘Rez Infinite’ and ‘Lumines.’ The new title, which is due for release this fall, will be playable on PS4 and PSVR.

Culture June 7, 2018

Sony PlayStation VR Bundles Get Permanent Price Cuts In US And Europe, Now Starting At $299

Sony has discounted PlayStation VR bundles in the United States and in Europe, with the new prices taking into effect on March 29. The new discounts shave $100 off the previous MSRP, bringing the starting price down to $299.99.

Video Games March 29, 2018

Here Are The 6 Best Things From The Awesome PlayStation Experience 2017 Opening Ceremony

PlayStation Experience 2017 kicked off with a bang, with various game trailers showcased at the event's opening ceremony. Here are the six best things that happened, including Mega Man in 'Monster Hunter: World' and 'MediEvil: Remastered.'

Video Games December 10, 2017

Sony Wants To Send You A PlayStation VR Demo Unit: Here Are The Requirements

Sony just launched a demo program letting PlayStation Plus members receive a PSVR bundle, complete with a game, a demo disc, controllers, and more. If they want it, they’ll get to keep it for a very low price.

Video Games December 3, 2017

Two PlayStation VR Games Delayed: ‘The Inpatient’ And ‘Bravo Team’ Moved To 2018 Release

Two games headed for the PlayStation VR have been delayed. Supermassive Games just announced that release dates for both 'The Inpatient' and 'Bravo Team' have been pushed to 2018.

Video Games November 13, 2017

PlayStation 4 Black Friday 2017 Deals Revealed: 1 TB PlayStation 4 Slim For $199, Cheap PlayStation VR Bundles, And More

Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4 deals for Black Friday 2017. Among the offers are the 1 TB PlayStation 4 Slim for only $199.99 and a pair of cheap PlayStation VR bundles.

Video Games November 11, 2017

This ‘Skyrim VR’ Bundle Comes With Sony’s VR Headset, Camera, Move Controllers And More For $450

Sony just unveiled a PSVR bundle that comes with a pair of Move motion controllers, a VR headset and camera, plus a copy of 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR.' It launches Nov. 17 for $450.

Video Games November 7, 2017

Free PlayStation Plus Games For November 2017 Revealed: 'Worms Battlegrounds,' 'Bound,' And More

The free PlayStation Plus games for November 2017 are out, and it's packed with 'Worms Battlegrounds,' 'Bound,' and the PSVR title 'Until Dawn: Rush of Blood.' There's also a slew of discounted games with the Double Discounts Sale.

Video Games November 2, 2017

PlayStation's Paris Games Week 2017: Here Are The Biggest Announced Games We're All Excited For

Sony kicked off the Paris Games Week 2017 with an extensive list of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games, including but not limited to 'Ghost of Tsushima' and 'The Last of Us Part II.'

Video Games October 31, 2017

Sony: Prepare To See 7 New PlayStation Titles At Paris Games Week, Including VR Games

Sony is already on a roll this year with excellent exclusives, but more ones are coming in. The company has confirmed that seven new PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games are going to be announced at Paris Games Week 2017.

Video Games October 29, 2017

Sony To Launch New PlayStation VR Headset: Here's What We Know About It So Far

Sony will soon launch an updated version of the PlayStation VR headset. The new model will come with a few but important changes, including integrated headphones and an upgraded processor unit.

Video Games October 2, 2017

PlayStation Plus Free Games For September 2017: 'inFamous: Second Son' For PS4, RIGS For PS VR, And More

Sony has revealed the PlayStation Plus free games for September 2017, headlined by 'inFamous: Second Son' for the PlayStation 4 and 'RIGS: Mechanized Combat League' for the PlayStation VR. The titles will be available to download starting Sept. 5.

Video Games August 31, 2017

PlayStation VR Price Drop Is Just The Thing For Late Adopters

The PlayStation VR price drop is what late adopters have been waiting for, giving unsure PS4 gamers all the more reason to jump into Sony's virtual reality platform.

Video Games August 29, 2017

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

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