Valve to showcase portal-like VR game
Published in Wearables


At the Game Developers Conference next week

Valve has sent a brief notification that it plans to unveil a series of free virtual reality “experiments", called  The Lab at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, GDC16 that starts next week in San Francisco..

HTC Vive to cost €899 in the EU
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Official price, starts selling February 29

HTC has revealed the last piece of its VR strategy and explained how much it plans to sell Vive VR glasses outside the US.

Valve releases SteamVR Performance Test benchmark
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Test if your PC is VR-ready

Valve has released a free benchmark on Steam that is not meant for virtual reality headsets but rather tests the performance of your system and check if it can handle SteamVR and virtual reality, the SteamVR Performance Test benchmark.

Valve officially launches Steam Hardware
Published in Games


Steam Machines, Controller and Link are ready

Valve has officially announced the launch of its Steam Hardware in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe.

Valve’s Steam Machine in the Shops in November
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This time they are serious

Valve has confrimed the general availability of its first batch  of Steam Machines and hardware accessories.

HTC Vive VR glasses need to be wired to PC
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But lasers, controllers to get wireless in final

HTC has showcased its Re Vive VR glasses that they are bringing to market with Valve, the creator of Half Life and the steam game distribution. We knew that Valve has been working on a VR headset for a while, but we didn’t see them partnering with HTC.

Valve adds all Steam Machines to Steam Store
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Coming in November

Although the first batch of Steam Machines is expected in November, some manufacturers have already announced their own versions and Valve has now added a full list of Steam Machines, including specifications and prices, over at its Steam site.

Valve Steam Controller now official
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Coming in November for $50

Valve has officially revealed the final design of the Steam Controller, which will go on sale in November with a price tag of $49.99.

Valve develops its own Intel graphics driver for Linux
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It will be open sourced

Valve has developed its own Intel Vulkan GPU graphics driver for Linux that they intend to open-source.

HTC Vive VR Valve demo runs on GTX 980
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It can run AMD too

We still hope that there is a chance that we can see the HTC Vive demo in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, but we have a slim chance, right next to hell freezing over.