Virtual Reality

Lucasfilm, David S. Goyer teaming up for virtual reality Darth Vader project
Jul 18, 2016

The Star Wars franchise has never been afraid to push the limits of technology, and now Lucasfilm is cooking up a virtual reality project — set to star one of the most iconic villains in cinema history.

Scientists think they've figured out how to fix VR sickness, so we don't hurl in our virtual worlds
Jun 30, 2016

There’s no denying virtual reality is the future, and though it took a few decades, the technology is finally catching up to the promise. There’s just one problem: It can make you really, really nauseous. But scientists might’ve just found a fix.

All wings report in for first look at Playstation 4's Star Wars Battlefront: X-Wing VR Mission
Jun 15, 2016

Lock S-foils in attack position and start your run in this new Star Wars Battlefront VR adventure.

This new wearable tech will let you 'feel' a punch in virtual reality
Nov 11, 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to literally feel that punch in Mortal Kombat, the wearable device Impacto should be right up your alley.

New virtual reality tech lets humans see the world like animals
Oct 14, 2015

Ever wondered how the rain forest looks from the perspective of a frog, or a dragonfly? Well, wonder no more.

Get a full, virtual reality fly around of the spaceship at the heart of Syfy's The Expanse
Aug 2, 2015

One of the most ambitious space epics of the year is set to bow this December, and now we have a full-on flyby of the ship at the heart of The Expanse.

The Last Starfighter being rebooted into a virtual reality TV series
Jul 14, 2015

We already knew the film rights for a sequel to The Last Starfighter were a non-starter with original writer Jonathan Betuel, but that’s apparently because he’s more interested in working in TV.

Here's the final version of the Oculus Rift (and some VR games) coming in 2016
Jun 11, 2015

 We’ve been jonesing for our own version of the Oculus Rift ever since the buzzy, crowdfunded virtual reality tech was introduced in 2012. Now it’s finally (almost) here.

The folks behind the Oculus Rift are now exploring virtual reality sci-fi movies
Jan 27, 2015

If you thought the early demos and games for the Oculus Rift were cool, just wait until you get a load of the company’s new movie studio.


Walking Dead producer signs on to create original content for Samsung's VR headsets
Jan 7, 2015

Samsung is getting deeper into the virtual reality business, and they’re bringing a Walking Dead producer along for the ride.


Oculus Rift is teaming up with Samsung to create a virtual reality cell phone. Seriously.
Nov 13, 2014

We’re all still desperately waiting to get our hands on the cutting-edge Oculus Rift virtual reality headset — but it turns out they’ve cut a deal with Samsung to (kinda) bring out some of that tech next month.

Cutting-edge virtual reality tech gives grandmother her dying wish
Apr 21, 2014

It’s fun to follow all the cutting-edge technology and marvel at how it might change our lives someday, but virtual reality has already had a major impact on the final days of one dying grandmother.