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Oculus VR Working on Movement Solution Too?
Nov 20, 2013 - in News
Palmer Luckey hints that Oculus VR is working on a game-changing input solution.
Consumer Oculus Rift May be Powered by Android
Oct 22, 2013 - in News
He talks about head-mounted displays with Android and their own SoC.
Sixense Heads to Kickstarter, Teams with Virtuix
Sep 2, 2013 - in News
Combined with the Oculus Rift and Virtuix Omni, the new STEM System should complete your total immersion.
Oculus VR Working on Simulation Sickness Issues
Aug 26, 2013 - in News
Oculus VR is working on keeping your face out of the trash can.
Oculus Launches Dedicated VR "Sharing" Website
Aug 20, 2013 - in News
It's your destination for discovering Oculus Rift-ready games and other experiences.
Virtuix Omni Now Available for Pre-Purchase
Aug 10, 2013 - in News
Be prepared to pay at least $500.
Oculus Rift May Support Next-Gen Smartphones
Jul 21, 2013 - in News
Next-generation smartphones may be in Oculus Rift's future.
Oculus Rift Could Have Subsidized Cost, Maybe Free
Jul 17, 2013 - in News
Free is good.
Feet-on with the Virtuix Omni: Full Oculus Rift Immersion
Jun 24, 2013 - in News
The Oculus Rift adds the visuals while the Omni adds the in-game movement using your own steps.
Naughty Wicked Paradise Supports Oculus Rift
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
Naturally someone feels the need to develop a porn game that uses Oculus Rift.
Oculus VR Raises $16M in Funding for Rift Development
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
Oculus VR scored a hefty Series A funding round that will help build the best VR headset ever.
Valve Adds Support for Oculus Rift in Half-Life 2
May 10, 2013 - in News
Valve has added support for the Oculus Rift VR headset in the latest beta release of Half-Life 2.
Video-Oh My: Skyrim Running on Oculus Rift
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
The Vireio Perception driver was used to bring Skyrim to the Oculus Rift headset.
iFixit Takes Apart Oculus Rift Dev Kit
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
It's the Oculus Rift. In pieces.
Intel Labs & The US Army's STTC Are Making VR More Realistic
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
The collaborative R&D effort could potentially allow thousands of soldiers to concurrently participate in virtual training exercises and be further applied to fields as diverse as disaster response and paintball wars.
Oculus Rift Partners with Unity, Developers Get Perks
Mar 22, 2013 - in News
Being a developer for Oculus Rift has its perks.
Oculus Rift No Longer Shipping with Doom 3
Mar 18, 2013 - in News
Unfortunately, DOOM 3 will no longer be coming to Oculus Rift as a launch title.
DICE May Add Oculus Rift Support in Frostbite Engine
Mar 8, 2013 - in News
EA and DICE are looking for someone to investigate how Oculus Rift will work with the Frostbite engine.
Oculus Rift Now Better Supports Users with Glasses
Feb 5, 2013 - in News
There are now three removable eyecups that support both nearsighted and farsighted developers.
This Is Why Oculus Rift Will Change Your Gaming World
Jan 18, 2013 - in News
A hands-on with the Oculus Rift headset last week during CES 2013.
Valve's VR Version of TF2 to be Revealed at GDC 2013
Jan 17, 2013 - in News
We'll finally get to see Valve's VR version of Team Fortress 2 in March.
Oculus Rift: Changing The VR Landscape At CES 2013
Jan 12, 2013 - in Reviews
We sit down with the visionaries behind the Oculus Rift at CES and tried the prototype. Is it everything we hoped for, or is it just another product that promises virtual reality and can't deliver? The answer surprised us, read about it inside!
Oculus Rift Dev Kit Pushed Back Into 2013
Nov 28, 2012 - in News
The Oculus Rift developer kits won't start shipping until March 2013 thanks to design changes and other factors.
Microsoft Files Patent for Room-Filling Immersive Display
Sep 14, 2012 - in News
This patent shows an Xbox peripheral that can project a virtual environment into any room without visual disruption from the player or furniture.
Sony to Show Off VR Headset at TGS
Sep 13, 2012 - in News
Sony is entering the VR headset race.
Will Oculus Rift Be Next iPhone-Like Revolution?
Aug 24, 2012 - in News
Valve talks about what needs to be done to jump-start virtual reality like the iPhone did with the smartphone sector.
Oculus Rift to Support Users with Eyeglasses.... Sorta
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Have bad eyesight? The Oculus Rift will supposedly allow for glasses-free gaming. Meanwhile, creator Palmer Luckey is asking consumers not to fund the Kickstarter project.
Oculus Rift Kickstarter Goal Surpassed Less Than 24 Hours
Aug 4, 2012 - in News
The Oculus Rift Kickstarter project has already received $1.1 million in pledges... and it's just getting started.