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Oculus Rift Will Be Available From Best Buy This Week

05/02/2016, Oculus has now announced retail availability of its first headset, confirming that the Oculus Rift is going to be available from Best Buy later this week. 48 Best Buy locations across the United States will start offering demos of the Rift and they will...

Hitman GO VR Will Be Exclusive To Oculus And Gear VR

04/26/2016, It’s no secret that the VR version of Hitman GO is in the pipeline, it has all of the same levels as they were in the original game but with the added element of virtual reality. It’s going to arrive next month and when it does, Hitman GO VR...

Oculus Rift Exclusives Are Being Ported Onto The HTC Vive

04/14/2016, Despite the HTC Vive being considerably more expensive than the Oculus Rift, many players have flocked to the headset due to the various positive reviews that it has received, which by the way in no means indicates that the Oculus Rift is bad. Now just...

US Senator Challenges Oculus Rift’s Data Sharing Policies

04/12/2016, Recently it has been discovered that the privacy policy for the Oculus Rift contains some pretty disturbing things, in the sense that it sounds like the company behind the headset has openly stated that the information and data collected while you are...

Some Oculus Rift Shipments Delayed Until May [Update]

04/12/2016, Update – Oculus has released a statement on the delay which reads, “The component shortage impacted our quantities more than we expected, and we’ve updated the shipment window to reflect these changes. We apologize for the delay. We’re...

Oculus Rift Privacy Policy Boggles The Mind

04/04/2016, It looks like Oculus Rift’s privacy policy (who reads all of that stuff anyway upon purchase and booting up?) does have its fair bit of interesting information, especially since it claims to not carry any kind of liability in the event of a hack. Not...

Oculus Waives Shipping Fees As An Apology For Delays

04/03/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus started taking pre-orders for its first virtual reality headset last month, shipments also began in March, with company founder Palmer Luckey actually flying out to Alaska to deliver the first unit in person to a very lucky customer....

Oculus Confirms VR Games For Rift Can Be Sold On Other Platforms

03/28/2016, Oculus has started shipping its first virtual reality headset. Company founder Palmer Luckey went all the way to Alaska to personally deliver the first unit to a customer. As units start arriving for customers, the company has confirmed one important...

Oculus Founder Delivers First Rift Headset Himself

03/27/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus has been working on its Rift virtual reality headset for a couple of years now and it has finally started shipping units to meet the release date next week. This is the first retail headset from Oculus so it’s a big moment for...

Oculus Rift Is Apparently Capable Of Room Scale VR

03/23/2016, Virtual reality isn’t simply strapping a pair of goggles to your head. There is more than that, and devices like the HTC Vive have the ability to do room scale VR. For those unfamiliar, room scale VR is where you can walk around your room which in turn...

Oculus Rift VR Headset Arrives On March 28th With 30 Games

03/16/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus has been working on its Rift virtual reality headset for a couple of years now. After launching multiple developer kits and pushing back the consumer launch of its headset, Oculus finally started taking pre-orders for the Rift a few...

Sony Says The Oculus Rift Is More Powerful Than The PlayStation VR

03/10/2016, As far as dedicated virtual reality headsets are concerned, there are three main players in the market right now. We have HTC and the HTC Vive, Oculus and the Oculus Rift, and Sony with their PlayStation VR. Now if you’re a bit spoilt for choice and you...

Oculus Rift Coming To Mac When The Right Machine Is Available

03/03/2016, When you look at movies these days, product placement happens to be a very real thing. In fact, we more or less see characters in movies make use of Apple computers and notebooks more than any other brands, regardless of what the character’s job is in...