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Oculus VR News | August 24, 2019

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Latest news on the Oculus Rift, and other cool VR stuff!

Myo Armband and Oculus Rift Combine For Even Better VR

March 1, 2014 |

Remember The Matrix? Of course you do—the world of fake reality that was so convincing it was virtually indistinguishable from “real” reality was compelling enough to impress most viewers, and scare many others.

But real-world gaming gets closer to The … Read More

Oculus VR Files for ‘RiftCon’ Trademark to Host Its Own VR Convention

February 28, 2014 |

Oculus VR is poised to change the gaming industry perhaps in the biggest and most earth-shattering way since the introduction of video games back in the 1970s with their new Oculus Rift immersive virtual reality headset.

Virtual reality, it seems, … Read More

The Legend of Zelda for Oculus Rift Gets First-Person Demo

February 21, 2014 |

We all have our childhood memories of the original 1986 NES classic The Legend of Zelda, but now the Oculus Rift is giving an entirely new perspective to an old school game. Oculus Rift developer Ubiquitron is working on a … Read More

Oculus Rift Production Stalls Due to Component Shortage

February 20, 2014 |

According to an Oculus community manager on Riddit,  there’s a shortage in the Oculus Rift developer kits (DK1) because some of the headset’s components are no longer being manufactured.

“Certain components used in the Oculus Rift developer kit are no … Read More

Is PrioVR Mo-Cap the New Standard for Gaming Interactivity?

February 18, 2014 |

VR technology gets more viable every day. People have been talking about it for decades, but now, the technologies appear actually to be emerging to make immersive virtual environments a reality.

At CES this year, the PrioVR game controller made … Read More

Developer Builds Unofficial Oculus Rift Mod for Elder Scrolls Online

February 11, 2014 |

Chris Gallizzi, a game developer, recently created a successful Oculus Rift mod for Elder Scrolls Online. The game is currently in closed beta phase, but Gallizzi nonetheless was able to create a mod that allows users to interact with the … Read More

Oculus VR Wins Best Hardware Startup Award & Gains Huge Support

February 10, 2014 |

Oculus Rift has a lot of people excited. And with good reason. The new system, while yet to be released to a commercial audience, has consistently wowed developers and game convention attendees alike with its immersive VR head-controlled environment. Other … Read More

Grand Theft Auto Publisher’s CEO Sees the Future in Virtual Reality

February 8, 2014 |

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past decade or so, you’ve probably played at least one of the Grand Theft Auto games, or Red Dead Redemption. Those games come from parent publisher Take-Two Interactive, and Take-Two … Read More

EVE: Valkyrie Showcases Just How Close ‘True’ VR May Be

February 6, 2014 |

Oculus VR created what may become the first virtual reality headset to achieve widespread mainstream use. But that wasn’t enough for them. They had to go further.

And so they hired a former senior VP at Electronic Arts publishing to … Read More

Get Ready…for the VRMMORPG: EverQuest Next May Feature Oculus Rift Support

January 27, 2014 |

Virtual reality has been a Holy Grail in cutting-edge gaming for years. Game developers have experimented with a miscellany of environments, but one has yet to really take the market by storm.

That may be changing over the next few … Read More