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More stories on: Oculus Rift


Oculus Rift reveals recommended “lifetime” PC specs

Oculus has settled on some beefy PC specs that they reckon will sustain the Rift’s games and applications throughout the device’s lifetime.

By Peter Parrish | 15 May 2015 | 1

IncGamers readers planning to wait on Oculus and VR

Last week we launched a poll asking you lovely readers (and any passing transients,) whether you had plans to get hold of an Oculus Rift when it launches in 2016.

By Peter Parrish | 13 May 2015 | 0

IncGamers Poll – Oculus Rift’s 2016 launch and your views on VR

The retail release for the Oculus Rift headset has been scheduled for early 2016, so now seems like a good time to gauge the IncGamers readership’s views on virtual reality gaming.

By Peter Parrish | 6 May 2015 | 4

Oculus Rift releasing early 2016

Oculus finally nail down a date for the release of the VR hardware but you’ll have to wait a little longer.

By Paul Younger | 6 May 2015 | 2

GTA 5 VorpX setup guide for the Oculus Rift

VorpX share some tips on how to get the most from GTA 5 in the Oculus Rift.

By Paul Younger | 20 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on GTA 5 VorpX setup guide for the 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 on Oculus to scale down DirectX 9 support in future SDKs

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

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 on Oculus unveil new ‘Crescent Bay’ Rift prototype

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 on Oculus Rift DK2 now shipping out to buyers

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 on Oculus Rift adventure The Assembly announced

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 on Norwegian army uses the Oculus Rift to operate real tanks

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