More stories on: Oculus Rift


Microsoft’s HoloLens revealed – Useful for gamers?

HoloLens sounds great but you’ll have to wear these glasses which will reduce your cool factor.

By Paul Younger | 22 Jan 2015 | 1

Oculus to scale down DirectX 9 support in future SDKs

If you’re working on a DirectX 9-based project for the Oculus Rift, you may wish to consider a change of direction.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jan 2015 | Comments Off

Omnideck 6 is revealed but it’s 55K Euros for an immersive experience

Omnifinity is embracing the Oculus Rift with it’s latest version of the motorised treadmill.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2014 | Comments Off

Consumer Oculus Rift is “months away” says Oculus

Is the Oculus Rift really close to being consumer ready? Oculus think so.

By Paul Younger | 6 Nov 2014 | 9

Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen Oculus Rift DK2 impressions

In my last article on the Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 (DK2) I took a look at the new hardware and debated whether virtual reality (VR) was the next big thing for PC gamers.

By Paul Younger | 30 Oct 2014 | 12

IncGamers Podcast #187

The podcast boosts its numbers back up to three this week, as Paul completes work on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon (aka: his back yard.) There’s pleasing Lucasarts-related news from GOG, which brings TIE Fighter and X-Wing (plus Sam & Max and others) to the digital world.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2014 | 1

Oculus Rift DK2 Impressions – Is VR the future of PC gaming?

For the past couple of years I’ve been rather cautious about the prospect of Virtual Reality (VR) after testing it a LOT back in the 90s.

By Paul Younger | 24 Oct 2014 | 7

Oculus unveil new ‘Crescent Bay’ Rift prototype

The Oculus Connect 2014 conference is taking place in Los Angeles today, and the main reveal so far has been a new prototype model for the Rift.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift DK2 now shipping out to buyers

The next version of the Oculus Rift VR headset is now on its way to buyers.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift adventure The Assembly announced

Mysterious VR-based narrative point-and-clicker The Assembly has been revealed by nDreams.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Birdly contraption lets you fly like a bird with VR

It looks like some sort of weird massage table but this contraption from Zurich University of the Arts brings the full bird experience to users with Birdly which also utlises an Oculus Rift.

By Paul Younger | 8 May 2014 | 1

Norwegian army uses the Oculus Rift to operate real tanks

Forget gaming for a minute, there are other useful applications for the Oculus rift and the Norwegian army want to prove it.

By Paul Younger | 5 May 2014 | Comments Off

ZeniMax accuses Oculus of using their “technology and intellectual property”

The Wall Street Journal has obtained correspondence between ZeniMax and Oculus, in which the former states that technology developed at ZeniMax has been used in an unauthorised manner by the VR company.

By Peter Parrish | 1 May 2014 | 3

David Attenborough’s next documentary will be on the Oculus Rift

Sir David Attenborough is a legend when it comes to documentaries, his soothing voice has educated millions about our planet and its inhabitants.

By Paul Younger | 14 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Star Conflict adds Oculus Rift support

To celebrate two years of service, Star Conflict  is receiving more updates including Oculus Rift support immersing players in their cockpits for the first time.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Totem VR interview with True Player Gear’s CEO Bertrand Nepveu

True Player Gear‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu was encouraged by the Oculus/Facebook acquisition and decided to fully reveal their contender for the VR hardware crown.

By Paul Younger | 3 Apr 2014 | 4

Totem to take on the Oculus Rift as True Player Gear reveals VR hardware

If there was a perfect  time to reveal what you’ve been working on for the past nine years it would probably when your major competitors is taking some flack. 

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2014 | 5

Oculus employees receive death threats after Facebook aquisition

The heat surrounding the Oculus VR and Facebook deal has not cooled down and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was back on Reddit today responding to to the negative feedback since the acquisition was announced.

By Paul Younger | 30 Mar 2014 | 3