Erik Finman is the person behind a new VR headset that has just launched onto IndieGoGo for additional funding in order to get it manufactured and eventually shipped out to people interested in it. Outside of the Big 3 VR headsets, those being the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and the Samsung Gear VR, there are plenty of other headsets available for folks to try out. However, The Marvel, as this headset is called, actually has a few features that set it apart from the plethora of other headsets out there.
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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.
The Oculus Rift will be the first Virtual Reality headset to get the first CCG (Collectible Card Game) title in the near future. The game is called Dragon Front and is being developed by High Voltage and produced by Oculus Studios. Overall, Dragon Front meshes a fantasy theme with a more modern theme regarding the technology in it, for a more advanced Steampunk/Dieselpunk look to it.
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.
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.
Halloween is a good time to get your ass scared numerous times, whether it be from other people or by playing creeping games. One thing that is great to see are virtual reality games coming out, since that type of immersion makes for a good scare in a horror game. Another virtual reality horror game has been released called Poltergeist Manor and this particular one is for anyone with a Google Cardboard headset or Mattel’s VR View-Master.
Robot Invader has so far been responsible for many Android gamers losing a lot of their free time because of their games. Responsible for Wind-Up Knight 1 & 2, as well as Rise of the Blobs and Cybergon, the company has now released their first virtual reality game, currently available for the Gear VR headset.
Another interesting announcement coming from the Oculus Connect Day 2 keynote presentation is that the Samsung Gear VR headset will be getting a bunch of classic games brought over to it. This is all thanks to the inclusion of the Oculus Arcade, which will be available for the Gear VR headset.
During today’s keynote at the Oculus Connect event, Samsung announced a new headset that will be an improvement over the current one, and that it will cost a mere $99 as well. How exactly it will be better wasn’t really expanded upon too much, but it will work with more phones.
ustwo, developers of the overly popular Monument Valley game, have announced that their next title will be arriving at the end of next month. Their next game, which is the Virtual Reality game Land’s End, will initially be released exclusively on the Samsung Gear VR headset.