Articles with Vive tag

The History of Valve & How Their Games Began

Valve Corporation was born on August 24th, 1996 founded by former Microsoft employees Mike Harrington and Gabe Newell.In Valve's early days, the company's structure was similar to most development team, driven by the development of physical games released to a level of quality under a deadline by their then publishers. In 2000, a few years after the release of their first commercial game, Mike Harrington left the company. The company’s focus has changed largely in recent years to the development of their Steam software and hardware such as the HTC Vive.Half-LifeTheir first release under the Valve name came in 1998. The


Snake's News - Failure Now

Aaaand another week, another piece of news. Here we go, gents. We'll begin with two big failures.MULTIPLAYER IN TELLTALE'S BATMAN IS A F*****G FAILUREWell, it turns out the "crowd play" feature won't be exactly what we wanted it to be. Remember the 2000 players judging your every move and voting for which option to take? Well, the number got cut by 1988. Only up to 12 players will be able to watch and judge you. Even better - they will be able to do it only locally. As if sitting in one room and talking about the choices was obsolete. Telltale,


HTC Vive Steam VR - Review

For those that have been living under a (real world) rock, HTC Vive is the result of a joint partnership between HTC and Valve to produce the 'gold standard' in Virtual Reality.Before I start my review, I must admit that I work for HTC and therefore you may see my opinion as a little biased - however it also means I've used Vive a LOT, and run demos on a LOT of people, so I like to think I've picked up on a thing or two.So let's start with the hardware...The kit is still in development stage and so therefore isn't

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