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Android Wear Running Half-Life

  It’s not quite “Half-Life 3 confirmed”, but one inventive tinkerer has managed to get the original Half-Life running on Android. Forget tablets and smartphones though — YouTuber Dave Bennett has managed to ‘port’ Valve’s genre-defining shooter to an Android Wear smartwatch. It’s far from feature complete, but just getting the classic game operating on […]
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VR Pioneers Who Happen To Be All Women

“A June 8th tweet during the Apple WWDC 2015 celebrated something rare: a longer than usual line at the ladies room. It was widely reported as a sign that more women might finally be getting involved in technology. This has long been the mantra: not enough women in technical fields, and it seems to be […]
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“Virtual reality tabletop gaming meetups are now a real thing…”

“…this weekend, VR social network Altspace is launching a charmingly meta take on the genre: a virtual simulation of sitting around a table playing Dungeons & Dragons. Altspace, which opened to public beta testing earlier this year, invites obvious comparisons to Second Life. But unlike Second Life, it’s built specifically for VR, and it’s less […]
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SprintR Virtual Reality Controller

Using a game-pad to move and control a prop, like a weapon, is disorienting in VR. Aiming is confusing because the player has a hard time reconciling the weapon position with their field of view. Traditional games are able to lock the gun/hands to the camera, but this is extremely unnatural in virtual reality. The […]
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Fan Made Star Wars VR [#ZOMG]

Did you feel that disturbance in the force? Today, two artists working closely with HammerheadVR have released quite possibly the best look we have seen at what the Star Wars universe might look like in VR. Dubbed simply, Star Wars VR, the experience is a technical demo that shows what may be coming down the […]