Posts Tagged Oculus Rift
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oculus Rift DK2 now shipping out to buyers
The next version of the Oculus Rift VR headset is now on its way to buyers.
Oculus Rift adventure The Assembly announced
Mysterious VR-based narrative point-and-clicker The Assembly has been revealed by nDreams.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minecraft for Oculus VR would have been free. Notch is not “driven by capitalism” as war of words rages with Bleszinski
The exchange of words between Cliff Bleszinski and Markus “Notch” Persson continued over Persson’s decision to not bring Minecraft to the Oculus Rift earlier this week following the Facebook acquisition of Oculus VR.
The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters
There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.
No Minecraft for the Oculus Rift – Persson doesn’t trust Facebook
On the back of this evening’s announcement of an Oculus VR acquisition by Facebook, the industry has been chipping in with their thoughts on the deal.
Oculus to release Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in July
Oculus have been keeping quiet about the release of the Oculus Rift second development kit but today they have revealed that Dev Kit 2 will release this July.
Zero Point to offer a head-tracked Oculus Rift film
Fans of futuristic vision-based alternate-reality technology, rejoice! Games aren’t the only thing the Oculus Rift headset is good for, as Condition One – a new company devoted to creating immersive films for the Oculus Rift – has announced a movie called Zero Point.
Enterprising coder gets Oculus Rift working on Elder Scrolls Online
An enterprising chap named Chris Gallizzi has managed to get the Oculus Rift working with the beta of The Elder Scrolls Online.
Eve: Valkyrie to be an exclusive Oculus Rift launch title
The latest Oculus Rift newsletter reveals that CCP Games’ Eve: Valkyrie will be an exclusive Oculus Rift launch title, and co-published by the VR hardware developers.
Rust’s Garry Newman says Valve VR makes the Rift “feel like a torture device”
During the Steam Dev days developers were ushered into a room to test out Valve’s prototype VR system and feedback that was coming from the event was very positive.
Steam Dev Days made VR enticing, now it needs to be convincing
Thanks to the information that’s been flowing out of Steam Dev Days since last week, we have a much clearer idea how two big names will be approaching virtual reality on PC.
Valve’s Michael Abrash shares his Steam Dev Days VR slides and talk
Valve’s Michael Abrash has updated his blog and kindly shared his talk and slides covering the VR portion of Steam Dev Days.
Oculus VR releases “Best Practices” guide for developers
As ever more developers dive into the realistic 3D sensory pool of virtual reality, it might be a good idea if a company were to collate a series of helpful tips for developing on VR hardware.
Valve has no current plans to release their own VR hardware
Well, this is an interesting development. You know all the rave reviews Valve’s virtual reality (VR) prototype has been getting at Steam Dev Days?