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
Oculus today confirmed that its will host a livestreamed E3 press conference from San Francisco on 11 June at 10.00 am PST. That corresponds to 3.00 am AEST on 12 June. The news was accompanied by Oculus’ new branding and
The Oculus Rift, the original VR headset originally prototyped through Kickstarter, is finally going to be a consumer product in Q1 2016, a blog post on the Oculus site announced today. More information will be released over the coming weeks,
A Microsoft representative, speaking with the New York Times, has said that Microsoft’s virtual-reality wearable, the HoloLens, will cost “significantly more than a gaming console”. A price for the wearable hasn’t been set yet, but it clearly has gaming applications; Minecraft was
Microsoft’s entry into the increasingly crowded VR market is HoloLens, and they are certainly using their unique position to push the device. At the Build conference this week, Microsoft demoed the headset technology and announced some important partnerships and support.
Microsoft has updated its HoloLens page to indicate the peripheral will be featured at this year’s E3. “Holographic computing promises whole new ways for us to create, collaborate, work, and play,” the site says. “We look forward to showing and
Speaking at an SXSW panel over the weekend, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey restated his confidence that Oculus will be the best VR headset available, but seemed to backtrack on statements made about the device launching before the end of 2015.
Xbox’s Phil Spencer used GDC in San Francisco to confirm that Microsoft’s wearable VR device, HoloLens, will work with Xbox One titles. Functionality has to obviously be programmed into those select games, so no examples were able to be given.
Speaking on an investors call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touted HoloLens’ potential for gaming saying “It’s also getting clearer how the games people love today will evolve to mind-blowing experiences in the future when designed for the mixed reality that Windows
At their Windows 10 event today, Microsoft unveiled its HoloLens wearable device. Microsoft is calling the device “a revolutionary example of how Windows 10 enables a shift from the traditional machine-centric view of computing to an interaction that is much more personal
ZeniMax recently filed a legal notice against John Carmack, id Software founder, accusing him of taking “ZeniMax’s intellectual property with him to Oculus”. The The Wall Street Journal reported on the suit, saying id Software claims Carmack’s taken software directly to