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HTC Vive gets a sweet discount on one-year anniversary

HTC Vive gets a sweet discount on one-year anniversary

Brandon Russell

HTC on Monday announced the company’s virtual reality headset, Vive, will see a $100 discount on April 5. The deal is in celebration of Vive’s one-year anniversary—and that’s not all HTC is offering. The Taiwanese company said it’s also offering a free month of Viveport Subscription, a free download of Arcade Saga, and more. A Viveport Subscription ($6.99 per month) will allow users to...

American Dream is a fully loaded VR experience where you live with guns in your hands

American Dream is a fully loaded VR experience where you live with guns in your hands

Mike White#TB

American Dream is pitched as a World’s Fair ride created by a US gun manufacturer, predicting what life could be like if only we were more attached to our guns. As a full blooded American, I was right at home strapping into a campy Disney-esque ride through Charlton Heston’s deepest fantasies. Coming from an Australian development team which includes zero Americans, I couldn’t wait to...

Virtual Reality can't make our tiny rooms and shrinking homes go away

Virtual Reality can't make our tiny rooms and shrinking homes go away

Eric Frederiksen

Virtual reality is usually talked about in breathless tones, both by gamers and by many of us in the press. It’s a new, exciting way to play games, and it’s absolutely brimming with promise. It could be the next big thing. The third big headset, the PlayStation VR, has arrived, and all the big players are on the scene. What we most often forget to address as we talk about it, though,...