Both products will be launching "very, very soon"
Sony's biggest fear for Project Morpheus isn't that it will be outdone by the Oculus Rift; rather, the company is more concerned that virtual reality may never catch on. That's according to Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony's Worldwide Studios, who spoke to Polygon earlier today. "We know each...
Remember that recent Ready at Dawn interview where the Californian company referenced an unannounced piece of hardware? We suspect that it was talking about the Oculus Rift, as it's currently working on an exclusive for the device. The Order: 1886 developer was listed alongside PlayStation alumni Insomniac Games during the virtual...
Ready player one
The best thing about this industry is its ability to surprise every single day – but even we feel like we’ve been sucked into an alternate reality this evening. In case you haven’t heard the show stopping news coming out of the United States today, Facebook has purchased Oculus Rift for an eye-watering $2 billion in cash and...
While the entire industry’s attention will be pointed at Sony’s anticipated ‘Future of Innovation at PlayStation’ panel today, the concentration of one company in particular will be a little sharper than everyone else. Oculus VR, the technology upstart behind PC-based headset Oculus Rift, may have spearheaded the current...
John Carmack's not holding his breath
In a development about as predictable as the day making way for night, industry legend John Carmack has quit his role at id Software. The writing was on the wall earlier in the year when the DOOM programmer announced that he would split his time between the Bethesda owned outfit and Oculus VR, the firm behind...
Sony’s clearly enjoying itself in interviews at the moment. Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has been dropping hints regarding a hypothetical PlayStation 4 headset harder than the beats in a Skrillex song, but no one appears to have read too deeply into the comments. “We’ve got a couple of [Oculus Rift] development...
Sony’s ill-fated stereoscopic 3D push may feel like a bad memory at this point, but the platform holder has made several indications that it’s eager to get into the virtual reality market. With the Oculus Rift headset proving popular among gamers and developers alike, Eu
Smiles all around
Oculus Rift is the future – at least, that’s what we’re told. The virtual reality headset allows you to explore three-dimensional worlds by looking around you – there’s even a racy role-playing game in production for the hardware. And the functionality could yet be coming to the PlayStation 4, if you read into the smiles...