The Oculus Rift, now available for pre-order, has been priced and dated. Retailing for $599 USD or $920 AUD ($649 USD plus shipping costs), the virtual reality (VR) headset will be available from 28 March. System requirements for the device

The time has finally arrived: the Oculus Rift will be available for pre-order from 7 January. From 3.00 am AEDT, you’ll be able to pre-order an Oculus Rift, complete with Lucky’s Tale and EVE: Valkyrie. You’ll need a computer with the following specs

Polygon today reports that PlayStation VR’s external processing unit is the size of a Nintendo Wii. Sony has confirmed its virtual reality device does require an external processing unit, but never detailed its size. Polygon says it’s seen the processor

Oculus will bundle in a copy of EVE: Valkyrie for free with every pre-order it announced today. Premiering first on Oculus, Valkyrie is a spin-off from MMO EVE: Online and focuses on the space combat aspects of the latter title. Oculus founder Palmer

PAX AUS finally provided me the chance to try out virtual reality. Over the course of two short days, I threw on headsets from both Oculus and Sony — and let me tell you, the experiences couldn’t have been any more

Sony and Supermassive Games are allegedly working on a PlayStation VR experience tied-in to cult hit Until Dawn. According to sources close to the project, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is a first-person shooter developed specifically for the PlayStation VR system. While

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke at Salesforce’s customer conference Dreamforce recently and was asked about HoloLens, hinting that it’s still a few years away from being in the hands of consumers. Nadella said that the augmented reality tech is “really a

At the Tokyo Game Show, Sony announced the official name for the Project Morpheus headset and virtual reality tech as PlayStation VR. While not as flashy as Project Morpheus it’s a lot more direct and unlikely to confuse end consumers.

At Gamescom, it was confirmed that Microsoft’s VR wearable, HoloLens, will receive Xbox Live integration and support. VR Focus reports that the confirmation was made by Microsoft’s Jaime Rodriguez at Gamescom this week. Rodriguez stated that Xbox Live APIs are integrated into

In an interview with the BBC, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks about the time frames for Hololens and when we can expect to get our hands on it. Nadella explained that the Hololens technology will be a “five year journey”

Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, has shared his gaming strategy with employees in an email to staff. In the email, which was published by GeekWire, Nadella says cloud computing will help “pursure our gaming ambition as part of [a]… broader vision

I honestly didn’t think I’d like HoloLens. How wrong I was. Stevivor was invited to a special Halo 5: Guardians session at E3 this morning that used Microsoft’s new HoloLens technology to brief us on new game mode Warzone. Arriving

Today, Microsoft showed off HoloLens technology at work using Mojang’s Minecraft. Using a version of the game built specifically for HoloLens, the wearable tech projected the game onto a nearby wall. The demo then was projected onto a nearby table,

Insomniac Games, developer of Ratchet & Clank and Sunset Overdrive, today announced a new game for the Oculus Rift: Edge of Nowhere. Insomniac CEO Ted Price made the announcement at today’s Oculus pre-E3 conference. We’re expecting to see more of Edge of Nowhere at

Oculus’ pre-E3 press conference has wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean you can’t watch it now. Have a gander at your convienience: What were your highlights from the conference? Stay tuned to Stevivor as we’re in Los Angeles covering it

It appears that Oculus and Microsoft have teamed up to take on Sony’s Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) headset. At Oculus’ pre-E3 conference today, the company declared its Rift VR headset will be available in early 2016. Moreover, the Rift