virtual reality

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Sparc Review

Turk Fezzik 2017-11-21

Sparc is a self-described virtual sport, or ‘vSport’, where players compete in full-body virtual reality gameplay. The premise is simple: pick up a ball, and try to hit the player on the other side of the court while dodging or…

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VR Level Up – Inverse Kinematics

Turk Fezzik 2017-08-20

Kinematics is the study of bodies in motion irrespective of mass and forces acting upon a rigid body. Forward kinematics equations compute the position of the end of a jointed system given information about the position of the joints. Inverse…

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VR Level Up: Eye Tracking for Virtual Reality

Turk Fezzik 2017-05-17

The next wave in virtual reality is eye tracking. This technology enables more immersive experiences and reduces the load on your graphics card. Accessories for existing head mounted displays [HMDs] are launching now and the next generation of HMDs will…

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500 Million Verdict in ZeniMax vs Oculus Lawsuit

Turk Fezzik 2017-02-07

The jury for the ZeniMax vs Oculus lawsuit awarded ZeniMax $500 million US dollars last week. The jury found that Palmer Luckey—and by extension Oculus—violated the ZeniMax non-disclosure agreement he signed in 2012. They also found that Oculus was responsible…

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EVE: Valkyrie Gatecrash First Impressions

Turk Fezzik 2016-12-15

CCP Games released the Gatecrash update for EVE: Valkyrie last week. This release features a new map, character customization options, and a balance pass for fighters and heavies. The new map centers on a stargate that is under construction and…

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EVE: Valkyrie Review and Guide

Turk Fezzik 2016-11-23

How do you destroy an immortal foe? Fatal—leader of Guristas pirates—is stealing the consciousness of fighter pilots at the point of their death. He is using their skill and tactical knowledge to amass an immortal army. Rán was one of…

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Scramble the Alert Fighters: A Virtual Reality Reflection

Robby Kasparic 2016-11-17

Like several other staff members here at Imperium News, I attended the festivities in EVE Vegas during the last weekend of October. It was quite fun and I would love to do it again. Getting to meet lots of people…

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Virtual Reality: Where We Are Now

Turk Fezzik 2016-10-20

October saw several releases and product announcements for virtual reality making up for the lackluster summer. CCP Games announced the sequel to their chart-topping shooter Gunjack and they shipped EVE: Valkyrie for PS4, Sony released the PlayStation VR headset, Oculus…

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EVE: Gunjack and Valkyrie on HTC Vive

TMC Archives 2016-04-06

Today CCP Games released EVE: Gunjack on Steam with HTC Vive support for $9.99. Gunjack was previously reported to receive Vive support “later this year,” which in CCP terms apparently means three weeks. CCP also announced today that EVE: Valkyrie…

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EVE: GUNJACK COMING TO PC ON MARCH 28

Submission 2016-03-16

The top-selling title for the Samsung Gear VR platform is coming to PC on March 28. EVE: Gunjack launched for Gear VR in November 2015 and has remained the top VR title on the platform ever since. When the first…

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Oculus To Bundle EVE: Valkyrie With Rift Pre-Orders

TMC Archives 2015-12-12

Oculus and CCP Games announced that the award-winning space dogfighting game will come bundled with Rift pre-orders. The Oculus Rift is a head-mounted display for virtual reality, which sparked a VR renaissance after a successful Kickstarter campaign three years ago. EVE: Valkyrie…