VR


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 | 0

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

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

How to activate Alien: Isolation’s Oculus Rift support

Alien: Isolation isn’t scary enough so why not ramp up the terror meter and activate an Oculus Rift.

By Paul Younger | 8 Oct 2014 | 2

Vrvana’s VR headset the Totem Kickstarter launches

A little later than expected, Vrvana reveal their specs and launch the Kickstarter for their VR device the Totem.

By Paul Younger | 17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Watch Half Life 2 multiplayer in VR with the Cyberith Virtualizer

Multiplayer in VR is more fun and this video demonstrates that perfectly with the Cyberith Virtualizer.

By Paul Younger | 30 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Totem VR creator True Player Gear changes name

True Player Gear continue to work on their VR headset but there’s a name change.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jul 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

Cyberith Virtualizer Kickstarter off to a flying start

VR fans are flocking to the new Kickstarter for the Cyberith Virtualizer’s crowd funding project.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Cyberith Virtualizer gets Kickstarter date

VR nuts will be able to order their own Cyberith Virtualizer later this month when the Kickstarter launches.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jul 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

Latest Totem VR headset prototype rolls off the printer

It’s been a few weeks since the last piece of Totem news but True Player Gear have been hard at work on their VR headset.

By Paul Younger | 28 Apr 2014 | 4

Fight a real life VR wearing giant human boss in Giant vs Horde

We’ve often talked about games specifically designed with VR in mind to make the most of the technology and Giant vs Horde is an interesting concept.

By Paul Younger | 17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Oculus VR’s Palmer Luckey says VR will be the death of TVs

Palmer Luckey was pinned down at PAX to find out his thoughts on the future of TV and VR.

By Paul Younger | 15 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

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

TPG CEO answers more questions on Totem VR. Says “We would have never gone with Facebook”

TPG‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu hit the Internet this evening to answer more questions about their upcoming Totem VR headset.

By Paul Younger | 6 Apr 2014 | 2

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

FPS Get Even on Steam Greenlight, gets VR support and “making of” video

The ambitious chaps at Farm 51 are working away on their new title Get Even, a game which they hope will break the FPS mould.

By Paul Younger | 3 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

Loading Human gets a new gameplay video that should excite VR fans

The video shows Loading Human creator and producer Flavio Parenti exploring a beta test environment but don’t expect blazing gunfire.

By Paul Younger | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Star Citizen’s Chris Roberts is fully behind the Facebook Oculus VR acquisition

The big industry surprise last week was the acquisition of Oculus VR by Facebook and reception of the news was mixed.

By Paul Younger | 1 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

Valve’s Michael Abrash joins newly minted Oculus

Just a couple of short days after the expensive Facebook purchase of virtual reality developers Oculus, Valve’s Michael Abrash has swapped his Valve office for an Oculus one.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Mar 2014 | 1

The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters

There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Mar 2014 | 13

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.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Infinity Runner is a spooky-looking Oculus Rift runner

Wales Interactive – the developers of Master Reboot – have revealed Infinity Runner, a first-person runner with Oculus Rift support.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off