Google really wants to make sure that their new Pixel line of phones is a success, along with the company’s newly announced Daydream View VR headset. In order to do that, Google is adding a promo code to each Pixel and Pixel XL pre-order that, when redeemed, will get you a Daydream View headset for free. However there is a slight problem, and that is most of the Pixel phones have been sold out via pre-order on the Google Store.
While at GDC, there was plenty of mobile game related goodies as well as Virtual Reality items to check out. One product we sat down with is called MyDream Swift which, in a general sense, is a lightweight program that essentially turns your PC games into Virtual Reality games.
As we reported last week, the HTC Vive Consumer Edition VR headset bundle went live with pre-orders on February 29th, 2016. One concern that some people has with the possible success of this headset was the pricing, with the pre-order package coming in at $799, which is $200 more than the Oculus Rift.
HTC has shipped out two developer kits for their upcoming Vive VR headset that they have been developing since last year with Valve. Well it looks like consumers will finally be able to get their hands on their own headset soon as both companies have revealed the Consumer Edition of the HTC Vive. On top of that, pre-orders will be going live in just over 6 days.
Recently it was announced that the Consumer Edition of the Samsung Gear VR headset would be hitting store shelves in the near future (November) and would cost a mere $100. Well pre-orders are now live for the new VR headset over on BestBuy as well as Samsung’s own website, and still for the mere $100 price tag as well.
11-bit Studios’ rather popular survival game This War Of Mine for PC will be heading to tablets soon and the company is doing something a little different than what you usually see with Android games. Pre-orders for This War Of Mine forAndroid are now available and the company is doing this in order to collect money for the War Child charity.
Samsung has announced that pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy 6 variant of their Gear VR headset will finally be going live starting tomorrow morning. This version of the Gear VR headset can be used with both the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, either one will work with this particular headset.
After a recent hardware issue that delayed Nvidia’s upcoming Android powered handheld gaming system called Shield, Nvidia has announced that things are finally underway and that pre-orders and anyone else who is planning to order the Shield between now and before the device’s release can expect units to begin shipping out on July 31st, 2013.
Earlier this week Nvidia announced that their Android-powered handheld gaming device called Shield would be going up for pre-orders on May 20th, 2013 except for those of you who signed up for the newsletters for Shield update. If you did that you were able to pre-order one at the beginning of the week.
It seems like OUYA news always comes in clumps lately and today is no different as we have a few bits of information regarding the Android powered console to go over. First, for those of you who haven’t pre-ordered a unit yet, you can now do so off of Amazon.com and GameStop.com instead of just through the OUYA website.