Posts Tagged Oculus Rift

Valve releases SteamVR beta prior to Dev Days event

Well, we knew that Valve were thinking of doing something with VR, and now users of Steam’s beta client are reporting that a beta version of SteamVR has been sneakily and quietly released.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Jan 2014 | 1

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 will be as close to consumer version as possible

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey and VP of Products Nate Mitchell  were keen to share the latest Oculus Rift Crystal Cove developments at CES in an interview with Reddit and there were some pretty interesting nuggets of information.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jan 2014 | 2

Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove” prototype brings new features

The team working on the much talked about Oculus Rift have been working hard at improving the VR experience and the latest prototype has just been shown at CES for the first time.

By Paul Younger | 8 Jan 2014 | 1

Cyberith demonstrate how the Virtualizer can traumatise people

We’ve shown a few videos of the Cyberith Virtualizer in action before.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jan 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #146 – 2013 Review

Ho Ho H … wait, it’s too late for that. Yes, this Boxing Day-recorded podcast is nestling quietly in the mysterious limbo zone between Christmas and New Year.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

World of Diving splashes into multiplayer waters

Recently Greenlit title World of Diving is a game which makes practical use of the Oculus Rift headset.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam VR category added to listings

There won’t be that many gamers with an Oculus Rift or a VR device of any sort but Valve are keen to show which games support VR on Steam with a new category.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Oculus VR raises $75 million in funding from Netscape founder

Oculus Rift is really catching the imagination of the tech industry and the company has raised $75 million in another round of funding.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Grand Theft Auto 4 in VR comes with face punching – Cyberith demonstrates

Grand Theft Auto 4 in VR has been demonstrated in a new video by the developers of the Cyberith Virtualizer treadmill.

By Paul Younger | 28 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

John Carmack resigns from Id Software, continues role at Oculus

It’s the end of an era at id Software, as the studio announces John Carmack’s resignation.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Nov 2013 | 1

The Oculus Rift Diary – Part 1

We’re told that virtual reality is the next big thing. We’re told that this is the forefront of a VR revolution.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Nov 2013 | 16

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Valve to dig VR headset out of the test chamber for Steam Dev Days event

As part of the Steam Dev Days event on 15-16 January, Valve will be hosting a pair of sessions relating to Virtual Reality.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift horror Alone doesn’t get funded, team dissolved

Oh dear. Oculus Rift horror game Alone didn’t manage to hit its Kickstarter target of $25,000, garnering only 356 backers and just over $9,000.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Nov 2013 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #140

Sorry for the delay on this week’s podcast everyone, it was necessary to send in an elite squad to pull Tim out of the Oculus Rift matrix.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2013 | 4

Oculus Rift second dev kit confirmed – Consumer version late 2014

Oculus Rift consumers wanting to get their hands on a final version of the VR headset may have to wait until late next year as Oculus c0-founder Palmer Lucky has confirmed a second developer kit will be released.

By Paul Younger | 19 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Oculus Rift horror Alone being fleshed out on Kickstarter

I talked about a spooky little Oculus Rift game called Alone on the podcast the other day.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

VorpX beta lets you play old games with Oculus Rift

VorpX is now on sale to the public, adding Oculus Rift support to over 90 games.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Oct 2013 | 2

Star Wars trench scene recreated in VR with Oculus Rift

It’s an iconic moment in Star Wars, Luke skimming down the Death Star trench and attempting to target a tiny vent.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2013 | 1

Oculus Share – Oculus Rift ready games can now be self published and tried

Simpy called Oculus Share, a new site has popped up from the VR headset creators to get the word out on all the Oculus Rift supported games.

By Paul Younger | 19 Aug 2013 | 1

Seeing the future: John Carmack joins Oculus Rift team

Gasp and shock! John Carmack, id Software’s famed tech man, has joined the Oculus team as their new Chief Technology Officer.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Everquest Next Oculus Rift support hinted at in new video

There’s been a lot of buzz about EverQuest next since it was revealed over the weekend and a new behind the scenes video takes fans beyond a locked door to meet the dev team.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Jam it in your eyes: Oculus Rift launches global VR Jam

If you have the next great virtual reality 3D-o-rama game idea, Oculus Rift wants to hear from you.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Blood sucking in 3D with DARK – 3D and Oculus RIFT support added

Kalypso are set to make their upcoming vampire themed action RPG DARK a little more immersive with the news that the game will come with 3D and Oculus RIFT support.

By Paul Younger | 2 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Opulent Rift: Oculus VR company raises an extra $16 million USD

Here at IncGamers, we’re still a bit worried that the Oculus Rift device will end up making a lot of people prone to motion-sickness nausea.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Oculus VR reveal the Oculus Rift 1080p HD prototype at E3

Oculus VR have had a tough couple of weeks following the tragic loss of Andrew Reisse but the show must go on and they have revealed the Oculus Rift 1080p HD.

By Paul Younger | 12 Jun 2013 | 1

Oculus Rift co-founder Andrew Reisse killed

Oculus Rift co-founder and lead developer Andrew Reisse has been tragically killed in Santa Ana after being hit by a car involved in a police chase on Thursday evening.

By Paul Younger | 1 Jun 2013 | 4

Natural Selection 2 devs Oculus Rift first impressions – It’s nausea time

As more Oculus Rift development kits start arriving at developers and more feedback on the VR kits are surfacing.

By Paul Younger | 31 May 2013 | Comments Off

The Virtuix Omni Kickstarts on 4 June – One to watch for VR fans

Putting together an amazing VR setup could get pricey, there’s quite a few pieces of kit you’re going to need to get the best experience possible.

By Paul Younger | 24 May 2013 | Comments Off

Born Ready discuss and show Oculus Rift support for Strike Suit Zero

If there is one genre where the Oculus Rift could excel it’s the flight sim/space sim genre.

By Paul Younger | 15 May 2013 | Comments Off

Is VR and Oculus Rift really the next big thing in gaming…again?

VR has very recently become a buzz word but have we not been here before?

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2013 | 10