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Xbox One camo controller, headset perfect for woodland gaming

Xbox spokesoldier Major Nelson says the new special edition Xbox One controller and stereo headset are "Armed Forces" accessories, but camouflage needn't be limited to the military. If you've ever wanted gaming time away from prying eyes, you can truly become invisible with these additions to your...

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343 Industries partnering with Skullcandy for Halo audio gear

In the Halo games, turning on skulls will change certain aspects of the game. For example, Grunt Birthday Party makes alien heads explode with confetti. Hopefully that won't happen to you when you turn on a different kind of Halo skull - as in, a Halo-branded headset from audio manufacturer...

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Upcoming system update adds auto-reboot to Xbox One

Microsoft offered a few more details on upcoming updates for Xbox One in the form of three new features that testers can preview. First, firmware updates for the Xbox One controller and headset adapter will improve wireless connectivity and are expected to reduce static heard over the headset....

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Joystiq Check-In: Sony's Project Morpheus

After all the rumors and speculation, Sony revealed its virtual reality-oriented headset, Project Morpheus. We'll have hands-on time with the hardware in the evening, but Reviews Content Director Richard Mitchell and Senior Reporter Jess Conditt sat down to give us their thoughts following...

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Rumor: Microsoft also developing 3D virtual reality devices

Microsoft may unveil its own 3D virtual reality device in the future, providing that sources close to The Wall Street Journal are accurate. "People familiar with the project" reportedly confirmed that the hardware manufacturer developed virtual reality devices and has already filed one patent for...

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Microsoft 'working on a resolution' for Xbox One chat adapter issues

Microsoft has addressed user concerns over distorted Xbox One voice chat stemming from its recently issued stereo headset adapter, noting that it's "working on a resolution" for reported issues. Users report distorted audio when using the Xbox One's stereo headset adapter with legacy Astro,...

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Some caveats come with Xbox One headset adapter [update]

Not all models of headset will be compatible with the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter coming out in March. Tritton's Warhead model, as well as the Xbox 360 Wireless Headset and Xbox 360 Wireless Bluetooth Headset are incompatible, as is any headset with the type of dongle you see pictured above....

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Immersion prototype headset tracks gamer rage, ramps up difficulty

Seattle-based designer Sam Matson developed a headset that tracks "gamer rage" and adjusts a custom game's difficulty to compensate for it. Dubbed "Immersion," Matson's headset uses an optical sensor that reads "minute color changes in the user's ear tissue to approximate a pulse." Matson's...

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Valve: Consumer-priced virtual reality headsets feasible for 2015

During a Steam Dev Days talk last week, Valve Research and Development leader Michael Abrash said he expects virtual reality to hit big in the coming years, and that it "could transform the entire entertainment industry," USA Today reported. "Compelling consumer-priced VR hardware is coming,...

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Designer says Valve is 'days away' from launching VR software dev kit

Valve is reportedly "days away" from launching a virtual reality software development kit. The news comes from Valve designer Brian Coomer, who told BBC that the dev kit would give software developers a standard means of providing an interface for virtual reality headsets, like the Oculus Rift. ...

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