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HTC Vive headset gets nominated for 'Best Hardware' award at Gamescom

HTC's Vive headset garners some serious attention at Gamescom.

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Published Wed, Aug 5 2015 11:07 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:04 PM CST

Gamescom 2015 - For the last couple of years it has been the Oculus Rift that has had the attention of trade shows like CES and Gamescom, but for this year's Gamescom, it is the HTC Vive that has been nominated for the 'Best Hardware' award.

HTC Vive headset gets nominated for 'Best Hardware' award at Gamescom | TweakTown.com

HTC's Vive headset is powered by Valve's SteamVR platform, where it joins past winners and nominees in the Oculus Rift DK2 (which won the award last year) and Sony's Project Morpheus (nominated last year). At CES 2014, Oculus won the overall 'Best of CES' award for the Crystal Cove prototype, but it looks like 2015 is the year of Vive.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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