Tag Archive: ‘Vive’


How to prepare your HTC Vive for Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Is my Vive ready for Star Trek: Bridge Crew?

Star Trek: Bridge Crew, the hotly anticipated game that many VR and Trek fans have been waiting for forever is finally dropping May 30, 2017. The ability to sit on the bridge of the USS Aegis and work as a team with your friends on Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR is bound to be popular, but how can you get your Vive ready for what promises to be  [Read More…]

How to use Oculus Touch like a Vive Tracker

Can I use my Touch controllers like a Vive Tracker?

HTC’s Vive Tracker, unveiled at the beginning of 2017, promises to bring pretty much any real-life object (as long as it fits in your house) into VR. Attach the Tracker to a golf club or a baseball bat and do your best impression of an athlete, or attach it to a fake gun and get real tactical real fast.

To compete with the Vive Tracker, Oculus has  [Read More…]

Eye tracking is coming to HTC Vive: Here’s what you need to know

aGlass brings eye tracking support to the HTC Vive – here’s what you should know!

Following the release of several high-end VR headsets, hardware manufacturers are beginning to search for the “next big thing” in virtual reality. While wireless VR and improved visual fidelity are seeing heavy investment, various new technologies are emerging which promise to deliver a more immersive experience. Enhanced tracking is one of these areas of interest, in an attempt to further bridge the  [Read More…]

HTC wants you to pay ₹92,990 ($1,440) for the Vive VR headset in India

HTC once again shows that it doesn’t care about the Indian market.

In the latest instalment of HTC’s long-running series of blunders in India, the Taiwanese manufacturer has launched the Vive VR headset in India. Before we get to the astronomical price, a quick primer on the Indian electronics scene. In an effort to get local manufacturing off the ground, the Indian government is incentivizing local assembly efforts, and has hiked duties of electronics that are imported into the  [Read More…]

Today’s your chance to buy a HTC Vive VR Headset for $100 less

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a one-day sale on the HTC Vive you won’t want to miss.

If you’ve been eyeing a HTC Vive but haven’t yet pulled the trigger due to cost, today is the day you’ll want to finally hit that buy button. This one-day price drop brings the cost of the VR headset down to $ 699 from its regular price of $ 799. The Vive can make you  [Read More…]

Best Strategy Games For HTC Vive

What are the best strategy games for HTC Vive?

Gaming in VR isn’t just about first-person shooters and role-playing games; strategy games are becoming more and more popular as people realize how fun it is to hover over a game board, planning a method of attack or a solution to a puzzle.

Those of you who love strategy games on a normal monitor will find themselves immersed to a completely new level in VR. To help you  [Read More…]

Best HTC Vive experiences for kids

What games can kids play on HTC Vive?

The HTC Vive is a wonderful VR system that has an incredible library of games and other experiences thanks to support through Steam. A lot of VR is based around shooting or scaring the pants off of you — blame it on the gun-like Vive controllers and the immersion level — but there are plenty of great experiences that are also suitable for children.

Remember, it’s never a bad  [Read More…]

HTC Vive gets new financing options, Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap will cost $99 each

Here’s when you’ll be able to buy HTC Vive’s latest accessories.

HTC announced two new accessories for the Vive last month at CES, and today at Mobile World Congress the company is revealing pricing and availability information. The Vive Tracker — which lets you turn real-world objects into VR peripherals — will be up for sale for developers starting March 27 for $ 99, with a consumer version coming later this year. HTC has also detailed new  [Read More…]

HTC will launch a mobile version of the Vive this year

HTC will design and release a mobile VR solution this year.

HTC isn’t selling as many phones as it used to, and is now referring to itself as a “VR company,” much to the delight of its shareholders.

The company has informed CNET UK that is working on a mobile version of the HTC Vive, though the design and functionality is not yet clear. What is clear is that “it’s not a phone slapped onto a headset.  [Read More…]

Playing Elite: Dangerous on HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

Upgrade your Elite: Dangerous experience with VR.

There are many ways you can make Elite: Dangerous a more compelling, immersive game. A solid HOTAS controller, great audio hardware, and a decent high quality display will improve your experience substantially, but there’s still more you can do. Adding a VR headset to this game puts you in the Captain’s Chair in the most literal way possible. Being able to turn your head and see the menus on your  [Read More…]