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Oculus Rift Xbox One Game Streaming Goes Live December 12th

11/23/2016, It was back in June last year that Microsoft confirmed that Oculus Rift owners will soon be able to play Xbox One games on the headset. Xbox One owners would have the ability to stream their games to the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. It has taken...

The Oculus Rift Can Now Be Supported By Lower-End PCs

11/10/2016, When the Oculus Rift was first announced, the specs required for a PC to be able to run it was relatively high. Or at least it was high enough to give some gamers pause and at the same time made it out of reach for gamers with lower-end rigs. Last month...

Oculus Sensors Go On Sale For $79

11/01/2016, Oculus has made Rift owners wait for individual Sensors for quite some time now. The headset needs these sensors to support room-scale VR, a feature that’s already supported by the HTC Vive and is often pointed out in its advertisements. These...

Soon You Won’t Need A High-Powered PC To Run The Oculus Rift

10/06/2016, One of the reasons we speculate that could be holding back adoption of VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive would be the requirements needed for a PC in order to support it. This effectively puts it out of the hands of many casual PC users who...

Oculus Developing Mid-Range Standalone VR Headset

10/06/2016, Oculus has made some interesting announcements today at its third annual developers conference. Since it’s a Facebook-owned company we weren’t surprised to see founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg kick off the proceedings. Zuck announced that...

Oculus Connect 3 Live Stream Starts Soon, Here’s What To Expect

10/06/2016, The third annual Oculus developers conference is taking place this week. The company will be making its keynote presentation today where we will hear about the future of Oculus VR from the company’s leaders. It’s expected to show off some new...

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...