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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,...

Samsung Virtual Reality Headset Reportedly Coming Later This Year

05/22/2014, Virtual reality might seem more of a buzzword to the average joe but the fact remains that a lot of companies are now actively working on solutions that can be sold as commercial products in the near future. Look no further than the Oculus Rift or...

Oculus Rift Headed For Chuck E. Cheese

05/20/2014, Hmmm, it does seem as though the virtual reality experience is starting to make an appearance at just about anywhere and everywhere, with it being tested in kid-friendly restaurant/playplace now, kicking off in Dallas, San Diego, and Orlando as the Oculus...

nDreams Teases Project Morpheus And Oculus Rift Game

05/19/2014, nDreams, a leader in content for PlayStation Home, has stepped forward to reveal a very quick teaser on what they have in store for the Sony PS4′s Project Morpheus and the Oculus Rift, and more will be revealed at E3. This game intends for gamers to...

Oculus Rift Mod Simulates Playing A Nintendo Game Boy

05/18/2014, The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset designed to help create a more immersive gaming experience, as well as to allow the wearer of the headset to experience certain things they normally wouldn’t, such as playing Sonic the Hedgehog game from a...

Google Glass Lead Engineer Leaves To Work On Oculus Rift

05/15/2014, Both the Oculus Rift and Google Glass can be considered as wearable objects, but are they really the same thing? Google Glass could be thought of more as an augmented reality wearable, while the Oculus Rift is seen more as virtual reality. That being...