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Oculus Touch Controllers Could Be More Pricey Than You Think

09/22/2016, The Oculus Touch are controllers designed for the Oculus Rift headset. Pricing of the devices have yet to be announced, but it seems that whatever prices many were imagining in their heads could be wrong as it might actually end up being priced higher...

HTC Vive & Oculus Rift Sales Have Apparently Flatlined

09/06/2016, Ahead of their launch, devices like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift were highly promoted and highly-anticipated. After all with huge names backing the technology, it does seem like virtual reality could indeed be the way of the future. Unfortunately it would...

Best Buy Will Demo Oculus Rift At 500 Stores Across The US

08/24/2016, Best Buy was one of the first retail partners that Oculus signed up to demonstrate its Rift virtual reality headset. It first started demoing the Rift back in May at select locations across the country but the retailer is now going all in. Best Buy is...

Oculus Rift Coming To Stores In Canada And Europe Next Month

08/16/2016, As it gets a handle on the supply-demand gap, Oculus is now gradually rolling out the Rift VR headset in additional markets. It has been available in the United States for a couple of months now and the company today announced that the Oculus Rift...

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Receives VR Support

08/15/2016, It was officially confirmed last week that Minecraft Windows 10 Edition beta will be getting virtual reality support in a few days. Those who have an Oculus Rift can fire up Minecraft and play it in virtual reality. The update that flips the switch on VR...

Minecraft Gets Oculus Rift Support Next Week

08/11/2016, You can already play Minecraft in virtual reality if you have a Samsung Gear VR headset but for that you require a compatible smartphone as well. If you’re a bonafide PC gamer and have an Oculus Rift VR headset then rejoice, Mojang’s popular...

HTC China President Calls PlayStation VR Price ‘Misleading’

08/07/2016, Oculus and HTC have so far enjoyed an open market in the high-end VR headset segment but things will be changing in the next couple of months. Sony’s much awaited PlayStation VR headset will arrive in the coming months so it’s not surprising...

Minecraft Oculus Rift Support Coming In A Few Weeks

07/28/2016, Mojang released a separate iteration of Minecraft for Windows 10 in July last year. Called Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta, it’s limited to the latest and greatest Windows update from Microsoft, and now it’s going to give PC players a huge...

Oculus Touch Controllers Won’t Ship Until Mid-October

07/13/2016, Yesterday we reported that after what felt like a long time, Oculus finally got their Oculus Rift pre-orders under control and have announced that all pre-orders have been fulfilled. However they noted that the Touch controllers were still in the works...

Oculus Finally Fills All Rift VR Pre-Orders

07/12/2016, Oculus has had a tough few months trying to fill pre-orders for its first Rift virtual reality headset but the company has finally caught up today. It has announced today that all pre-orders for the Rift VR headset have now been filled and that new orders...

Steam Stats Reveal The HTC Vive Is Leading The Way

07/01/2016, While there are VR headsets from Samsung, LG, and Google, just to name a few, in terms of dedicated VR headsets there are probably only two main ones in the market right now: the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive (with Sony’s PlayStation VR coming this...

Oculus Stops Blocking Vive Users From Playing Exclusive Rift Games

06/24/2016, While both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive came onto the scene at roughly the same time with a similar-ish design, both companies couldn’t be more different when it came to their philosophy on exclusives. Valve thinks it’s a bad idea, while Oculus thinks...

HTC Doesn’t Think Exclusive Titles Are Good For VR

06/21/2016, The HTC Vive is a bonafide virtual reality headset and it has given HTC a seat on the big boy table in the VR market. The Vive headset has been very well received and now the company can get down to the task of securing more and more content for this...

Next Gear VR Update Brings Oculus Home From The Rift

06/20/2016, Samsung teamed up with Facebook-owned Oculus to develop the Gear VR, it’s virtual reality headset. It worked on the hardware end of things while Oculus developed the user interface for the headset. Oculus has also started selling its own headset,...