When Google originally announced their Daydream View virtual reality headset, they also announced it would be available in 3 different colors: Snow, Crimson, and Slate. When the headset went up for pre-orders, only the Slate color was available. Starting today, the other two are also up for grabs, well, sort of.
Plenty of Virtual Reality news today as Samsung has made it an official ‘thing’ that if you are planning to pre-order one of the newly announced Galaxy S7 devices, you’ll also receive a Gear VR bundle with it for free. So what comes in the free Gear VR bundle? Well, it’s actually not a bad little deal.
Vuzix has announced today that their iWear VR headset has won eight different International CES 2016 Innovation awards including two “Best Of” awards, one for gaming and one for Virtual Reality. With all the news lately revolving around other headsets like the Gear VR and Oculus Rift, it is always interesting to see other headsets out there holding their own.
Google has made two new Nexus devices official today during their Nexus event, the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P. Both devices comes with a lot of similar hardware and features, but the Nexus 6P is bigger in size and features the first full metal body for a Nexus phone.
Almost a week ago exactly, Amazon’s rumored new 4K Fire TV went through FCC filing, letting us take an early look at the company’s next set-top box. Today Amazon has officially announced their new 4K Fire TV unit, with two different packages being available at the beginning of October. One of those packages is being called Fire TV Gaming Edition.
GPD is coming with a clam shell style Android gaming device with full hardware buttons reminiscent of the Nintendo 3DS xl console. Judging by the buttons it seems be aimed at emulators as it looks like a mash-up of a whole bunch of console controllers.
Originally announced back during CES 2015, Snail Games unveiled two gaming focused Android devices during that show, the OBox Android game console and the W3D Android gaming phone. We went hands-on with both of those and found that both were quite good for gaming. Today it appears the wait is finally over as Snail Games has announced that pre-orders are now available for the W3D.
Back during CES 2015 we got to check our Razer’s upcoming set top box called ForgeTV as well as the peripherals that it will be supporting. Since then Razer has been working to get this new set top box into consumer’s hands as soon as possible and it looks like that will be happening soon as pre-orders have appeared on Amazon for a Razer ForgeTV bundle.
Ouya has been busy these days it seems, first with the limited white edition Ouya release, then the double storage black Ouya edition and now we have pre-orders available for colored faceplates for the Ouya controller.
Nvidia’s Tegra 4 Android-powered handheld gaming system called Project Shield has finally become a real thing instead of just a demo device seen at conferences and on video. Today the company has announced that pre-orders will begin on May 20th, 2013 with a shipping date happening sometime in late June 2013.