John Callaham

John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.

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Doom, Skyrim and Fallout 4 VR games get release dates

Bethesda Softworks has confirmed that the VR versions of its Doom, Fallout 4 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim games will all be released this fall.
by John Callaham5 hours ago

The AltspaceVR social network will not shut down after all

AltspaceVR, the virtual reality social network, was supposed to shut down on August 3, but it is still up and running while it tries to get funding.
by John Callaham1 week ago

SteamVR Home users can now collect virtual collectible props and statues

SteamVR Home users can now add a number of collectible props and statues from various games to their virtual rooms.
by John CallahamJune 20, 20171 Comments

Microsoft’s Xbox leader thinks we are a long way away from an ‘untethered’ VR consumer device

Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, thinks a "truly untethered" VR consumer device could be five to 10 years away.
by John CallahamJune 20, 2017

Varjo promises to make VR as crisp as human vision

A newly revealed Finland-based company called Varjo says it is developing a VR and AR headset that will have an image resolution of 70 MP.
by John CallahamJune 19, 2017

The Walking Dead will try to eat you in VR with new games from Skydance Interactive

Skydance Interactive will develop a series of VR games based on The Walking Dead zombie franchise, with the first due for release in 2018.
by John CallahamJune 14, 2017

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim leads Sony’s PSVR E3 2017 reveals

Sony devoted a large portion of its E3 2017 press event to its PlayStation VR efforts, including word of a VR version of The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim.
by John CallahamJune 13, 2017

Mario Kart is coming to VR, but most of you won’t get to play it

Bandai Namco is launching an HTC Vive-based VR arcade in Tokyo in mid-July that will include a version of Nintendo's classic Mario Kart game.
by John CallahamJune 13, 20171 Comments

Final Fantasy XV is getting a PlayStation VR fishing spinoff, Monster of the Deep

Square Enix will release Monster of the Deep, a fishing game for Sony's PlayStation VR headset that's a spinoff of Final Fantasy XV.
by John CallahamJune 13, 2017

Ubisoft’s 2018 VR shooter game Space Junkies will have you using a zero-g jet pack

Ubisoft will release Space Junkies, a sci-fi VR shooter where you battle in zero-g space while wearing a jet pack, in 2018.
by John CallahamJune 13, 2017
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