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Put the pitchforks down, folks, we are only kidding about Half Life 3. Well maybe, anyway...we can hope, right? There might actually be another Half-Life game in the wings, though. That is, if a leaked transcript of an unpublished interview citing a new virtual reality game called Half-Life: Alyx turns out to be true. We're skeptical, but also cautiously hopeful. The online document supposedly contains snippets of an interview between Game Awards creator Geoff Keighley and Valve's Robin Walker, as well an unnamed third person (the document surmises it could possibly be Gabe Newell). "These snippets were leaked by a user going by the name “Midoriyan.” Said user has been confirmed to... Read more...
One of the most popular games of all time is gaining support for one of the most popular virtual reality headsets of the day. We're of course talking about Minecraft and Oculus Rift, the pairing of which was scheduled to take place in a few weeks. Apparently things are ahead of schedule because one of Minecraft's developers posted an update to Twitter on Thursday saying a version that supports Rift will be out next week. This could be just the thing that helps spur VR gaming. Oculus and HTC haven't seen a shortage of early adopters flock to their respective headsets, but for pricey headsets that require even pricier PCs to catch on with a wider audience, there needs to be some compelling content... Read more...
The wait is almost over for those eager to get their hands on the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Pre-orders for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift opened this morning at 11am EST, and the price of entry is $599. Included with every Oculus Rift is an Xbox One wireless controller, a microphone and sensor (with stand), a remote and a copy of Lucky’s Tale. As an added bonus, those that pre-order the Oculus Rift will be treated to a free copy of EVE: Valkyrie. Those two titles will be joined by a few dozen AAA titles, and the list of supported games is expected to swell to over 100 by the end of 2016. You’ll need pretty stout system to take advantage of the Oculus Rift,... Read more...