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Oculus CEO Says Consumer Version Of Rift Is Months Away

11/04/2014, Virtual reality has been the talk of the town in recent months. Many are asking when Oculus will finally start shipping its consumer version. Its developer kits have seen decent response from developers but now its time to see if the product is going to...

Mario Kart VR For The Oculus Rift Puts Gamers In The Driver’s Seat

09/30/2014, One of the interesting things that developers have managed to do with the Oculus Rift is make normal games playable in virtual reality mode. It definitely adds a different dimension and creates a more immersive experience. Well if you’ve always wondered...

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype

09/21/2014, We’re still quite a few months off from a consumer version of the Oculus Rift but in the meantime we can feast our eyes on the latest prototype that the company has unveiled a couple of days back. The last prototype was called Crystal Cove and it...

Consumer-friendly Oculus Rift Rumored For Summer 2015 Release

09/11/2014, The Oculus Rift at the moment is still in its developer kit phase, meaning that it isn’t quite ready for the masses yet as presumably the company still has a lot of work left to do and a lot of cleaning up as well in terms of its design. Unfortunately...

Consumer Version Oculus Rift Could Be Priced Between $200-$400

09/04/2014, We know that there are plenty of gamers out there who probably can’t wait to get their hands on the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but unfortunately it seems that the wearable is still in its early stages and while it is being sold to developers...

Researchers Combine The Oculus Rift Experience With A Rollercoaster

08/29/2014, One of the reasons why some people get motion sickness from playing video games or by using simulators such as the Oculus Rift is because there is a disconnect between what your eyes see and your inner ear. Basically your eyes see that your character on...

Facebook Extends Bug Bounty Program To The Oculus Rift

08/21/2014, As many of you guys have heard by now, earlier this year Facebook acquired Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Now we know that Facebook is no stranger when it comes to paying bounties to users who find bugs in its...

Pacific Rim Oculus Rift Demo Lets You Experience Fighting Kaijus

07/24/2014, We’re sure many of you guys were in awe of the robots in the movie Pacific Rim, and we’re sure many of you were wondering just how it would feel like to pilot one of them. Well if you are curious, you’re in luck because at the San Diego Comic-Con,...

Oculus Rift eBay Resellers Being Shut Down

07/15/2014, Facebook owned Oculus is yet to release a consumer version of its Rift virtual reality headset though for the past few months it has been shipping developer kits. These kits are primarily meant for those who want to develop software that works with this...

Scalpers Force Oculus To Suspend Rift Sales In China

07/06/2014, There’s much money to be made in scalping. We often see this with devices that are in demand, particularly with new iPhones and iPads. People purchase more than they really need and then sell off those units when there’s a supply shortage....

Explore South Park Universe With Oculus Rift

07/03/2014, Are you a huge fan of South Park after all these years? Well, if you have answered in the affirmative, then you might want to check out the universe of South Park in a virtual manner – using the Oculus Rift headset, of course. This is made possible...

Oculus Rift’s Final Developer Kit Shipping Now

07/02/2014, Most people heard about the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset when the company behind it, Oculus, started a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The campaign met its funding goal and work started. Developer kits were shipped out to those who had...

Totoro Bus Stop Scene Recreated For Oculus Rift

06/03/2014, When it comes to being sentimental, us humans can easily get entangled and enamored with the past, so much so that existing technology which allows us to “revisit” a time long gone is always more than welcome. Having said that, developer Nick Pittom,...