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Oculus Getting Facebook Interface; Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus
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 Rift Acquired By Facebook For $2 Billion... Gamers Weep
Oculus VR, the company behind the Kickstarted virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, has been purchased by Facebook for $2 billion.
Like The Oculus Rift? Be Sure To Check Out VRFocus
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?
Oculus Rift Is $499?
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.
Photorealistic Unity Engine Tech Demo Gets Oculus Rift, Razer Hydra Support [NSFW]
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.
Surgeon Simulator 2013 Adds Team Fortress 2 DLC
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.
Oculus Rift VR Headsets Getting Commercial Release
Originally the Oculus Rift was Kickstarted to get some dev kits out and about for developers to add support to recent and upcoming games. The device has garnered a ton of attention for the simple fact that it's a head-tracking VR headset with some neat functionality. Today, Oculus VR Inc has confirmed that they received $16 million in funding to bring the Rift to commercial retail release.
Oculus Rift Co-Founder Killed During Police, Gang Altercation
One of the co-founders of the Kickstarted 3D peripheral device, the Oculus Rift, was killed during an outburst of gang violence between police and suspects. Rift's Andrew Scott Reisse ended up becoming a collateral victim of the altercation during a high-speed police chase.
New Video Tests Skyrim With Oculus Rift And Kinect
Talk about a mega combination of potential awesome. A new video Hyperkin's product developer, Chris Gallizi, has appeared on YouTube showcasing the combination of the VR headset the Oculus Rift with Microsoft's Kinect, all taking place in the grand fantastic world of Skyrim.
Oculus Rift Now Officially Supported By Unity Engine
The Oculus Rift has slowly been gaining traction over the past couple of months in the world of game design and technology. The Rift is a 3D headset that brings 1:1 virtual reality head-tracking to the game and design space and after receiving quite a bit of positive press and some buzz, it has been announced that the Oculus Rift is now supported by Unity Technology.
Oculus Rift Delayed To March, 2013
Have you been desperately awaiting the Oculus Rift, that very snazzy looking Kickstarter project for a full 3D-scopic headset? Well, there's some slightly bad news: the Oculus Rift has been delayed and not by a little bit but all the way into March, 2013m which is now the new estimated date for when the development kits are expected to ship.
Oculus Rift 3D Headset Dev Kit Pre-Orders Now Available
If you're a developer and you have a snazzy new game in the works, perhaps first-person and kind of immersive, you'll probably want to check into the new Oculus Rift dev kit, which has recently become available for pre-order from the official website.
Montas, Survival-Horror Game Uses Oculus Rift For Ultimate Scares
Looking for a psychological horror game? One that aims to give you a very heavy, atmospheric adventure? Well, look no further than indie studio Organic Humans. The name of the game is called Montas and it's a game that will creep you faster than being stuck in a dark hotel room with Gary Busey.
Hawken To Support Oculus Rift 3D Headset
Meteor Entertainment has announced today that Hawken, the free-to-play MMO coming out for PC at the end of this year, will support Oculus' new 3D headset called Rift. The headset made quite a wave on Kickstarter a short while ago but the Kickstarter project had nothing to do with turning it into a consumer product, instead it was about making a devkit available so companies like Meteor Entertainment could announce that games like Hawken could support it.