Tag Archives: oculus rift
Thu, Aug 08, 2013 | 10:19 BST
John Carmack has joined Oculus VR as chief technology officer. The company is known for its popular Rift brand of VR headsets.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 14:51 BST
Virgin Media, the headline sponsors of the Eurogamer Expo, will be hosting a drop-in game space which will allow attendees to “get closer to the latest games and the people behind them.”
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 19:42 BST
Polarity, the first-person puzzler originally intended as an Ouya-exclusive, will be released on PC, according to BlueButton Games. It will even have Oculus Rift support if that’s your thing.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 | 17:36 BST
GDC Europe 2013 organizers have announced new next-gen and hardware talks for the event, including AMD, Sony, and Oculus Rift VR.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 | 11:35 BST
Oculus is co-hosting a three week ‘VR Jam’ with IndieCade next month. The event will see teams crafting Oculus Rift-enabled titles for part of a $50,000 prize pot.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 | 10:15 BST
Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment has received Oculus Rift dev kits and appears to be impressed with the VR device so far. When asked if the EA-published shooter would support the device the studio said “you never know”.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 | 12:19 BST
Oculus is keen to bring its Rift VR headset to mobile devices in future. The company is eyeing a 2014 release for the device, and CEO Brendan Iribe has explained why he is targeting next-gen mobile devices over consoles.
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 | 12:35 BST
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has stated that while Rift dev kits cost $300 presently, the company would like to make its VR headset free to everyone over time.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 01:00 BST
This is either the best or worst idea I have ever heard: freefall sim AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome is getting Oculus Rift support. Please pass me that bucket. Thanks.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has stated that while his company is purely focusing on Rift for PC and Android at the the time being, he’d like to see PS4 and Xbox 360 compatibility at some point in time.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 19:51 BST
Realmforge Studios and Kalypso have announced 3D and Oculus Rift Support for DARK on PC. 3D will be supported through capable televisions, and through conventional Anaglyph glasses. Even if you don’t have a 3D TV or Oculus Rift, you can still use classic stereoscopic red/blue 3D lenses on a standard monitor. Check out the video announcing the tech below. DARK will release on July 9 for Xbox 360 and PC.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 17:30 BST
GDE Europe organizers have announced an Oculus Rift talk at the show called “Virtual Reality Gaming and Game Development” will be presented by company founder Palmer Luckey and VP of product Nate Mitchell. The VR headset will also be on the show floor for you to try out. A League of Legends talks will also be hosted by Riot Games’ European community manager Matthew Elliott. It is titled: “Building Real Life Communities in Online Gaming”. The tracks take place August 19-21 at the Cologne Congress-Centrum Ost in Cologne, Germany during Gamescom. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 | 14:35 BST
Surgeon Simulator 2013 now supports Oculus Rift. VG247′s Sam Clay had a chance to play the game using the VR device and a pair of Razer Hydra nunchucks at Rezzed over the weekend. Watch us murder a man here with them here.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 05:21 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 01:28 BST
A group of venture capitalists have ponied up $16 million to help “accelerate” the development of Oculus Rift as a commercial product.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 04:24 BST
Wicked Paradise, the “world’s first erotic VR game” is currently in development for the PC, to be used with the Oculus Rift, by a studio sharing the game’s name.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 11:36 BST
Oculus has unveiled the newly-enhanced version of its Rift headsets at E3. The head-mounted device now displays at 1080p, making everything seem that little bit sharper.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:08 BST
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 21:19 BST
Epic Games has announced its Unreal Engine 4 Integrated Partners Program, where more than “a dozen technologies” such as Oculus VR, have teamed up to “help shape the future of games.”
Sat, Jun 01, 2013 | 14:12 BST
A victim today who died as the result of being struck during a police chase has been identified as 33 year old Oculus Rift developer Andrew Scott Reisse.