Valve and HTC are feeling awfully generous with their upcoming virtual reality headset, the Vive. They'll be handing out free development kits to a handful of qualified studios.
A New York-based developer is working on a piece of hardware that allows you to "feel" the Oculus Rift's virtual reality worlds.
Hardware developers are famous for churning out useless accessories. But every so often, a clever company stumbles into something truly brilliant. Most of the time, the peripheral didn't seem important right away but in time it manages to change the direction of the industry.
The next game in the Dark Souls series could be very different thanks to some cutting-edge gaming equipment.
A new first-person detective game is prepping to head to Kickstarter called Private Eye. The game goes knee-deep into noir territory, sporting the look, sound and atmosphere of a thriller that seems like it comes right out of the 1950s.
The Oculus Rift is getting upgraded to support more engines, more ways to interact within the virtual reality paradigm and more support for better compatibility. The latest prototype of the Rift is called Crescent Bay, and it's an upgrade over the last development kit.
New info has emerged regarding the public availability of the Oculus Rift. Apparently a limited public beta is being planned for the virtual reality headset, scheduled to go live in select markets for becoming widely available for the general public. Unfortunately there's no specific date for the launch.
Virtual reality gaming has been something sought after and pursued by the gaming industry for ages. We've had some good times (the Oculus Rift) and some bad times (Nintendo's Virtual Boy), but one developer believes that the worst of times is still ahead of us.
I stared around the cockpit of my elite space fighter, listening to the hum of the engine in anticipation of being fired into the vast blackness of an astral battlefield. “Look behind you,” a disembodied voice told me, urging me to crane my neck around and check out the empty seat at the back of my ship.
Well that didn't take long. New reports have already emerged that the Oculus Rift will get a complete re-branding from Facebook with a brand new interface and logo representation, in order to further tie the virtual reality device into the social media culture.
Oculus VR, the company behind the Kickstarted virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, has been purchased by Facebook for $2 billion.
Virtual reality gaming has become a pretty big thing as of late. One of the main culprits of pushing VR to the forefront of most gamers' unadulterated excitement is the Oculus Rift. Well, what if I told you there was a website that only dealt in VR-related games and VR-related content?
One of the most highly anticipated consumer electronic devices set for release in 2014 is the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset with head-tracking and motion capabilities. It's finally doing 3D virtual reality right and games have finally come up to par to make it worthwhile. However, it may or may not be worthwhile given that it's estimated to cost $500.
The original tech demo for the Unity 3D game engine featuring a collaboration of assets and resources from Infinite Realities and other middleware toolsets got the gaming community talking and talking a lot about the possibilities of gaming, photorealism and the next step in the future of gaming. Well, the next step has arrived with Oculus Rift support and implementation of Razer's Hydra.
Team Fortress 2 managed to infiltrate yet another Steam game this weekend. A new update for Surgeon Simulator 2013 allows players to take on the role of the Medic in a new operation.