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Making VR games is already a thing and people are enjoying the heck out of it, even though consumer VR headsets aren't available just yet. Well, the next step in virtual reality advancements comes in the form of VR development, where designers can design games while in virtual reality.
In case youíre planning on upgrading your gaming PC in order to support the Oculus VR headset, you might want to check out some recent deals revealed through the Oculus blog, offering Oculus-ready PC bundles for pre-order starting next week.
Recently, virtual reality gaming has been taking off, especially since the announcement of the launch price for Oculus Rift. And now, more and more games are including compatibility with VR devices like PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.
Virtual reality has been the talk of the gaming community, especially since the announcement of the steep $600 price for the Oculus Rift. So with all of the hype spreading around, here are some predictions for the future of virtual reality gaming.
The year of 2016 will go down in history as they year of virtual reality, thatís for sure. Now Starbreeze Studios, developer of games like The Darkness and PayDay 2, is planning on introducing a virtual reality arcade.
If you arenít one of the lucky people who has an Oculus Rift on the way, donít fret. A UK theme park, Alton Towers, has unveiled a stomach-churning, virtual 47 mph flight ride through space called Galactica.
So have you ever considered using a full-sized car to play a video game? Well, there is a video game controller that happens to be a full-sized car. It was unveiled during this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and the video footage of the demo rig speaks volumes for how much fun it could be using a life-sized car as a controller.
The Oculus Rift finally got an initial price point yesterday, serving up a healthy dose of sticker shock for folks who thought the device would only set them back a few hundred dollars. According to a recent report, however, Sonyís own virtual reality headset, the PlayStation VR, might come in at a lower price point than its most direct competitor.
After being acquired by Facebook, a lot of people were curious when the Oculus Rift would launch and how much it would cost. Would it be priced purely for gamers or would the entry price be lowered for casual users? Well, they revealed the price along with announcing the availability of pre-orders and it's $599.99.
The PlayStation 4 had a huge holiday season, according to Sony, bringing the consoleís total number of units sold to nearly 36 million worldwide.
Since the announcement of the Oculus Rift, and many other VR sets like it, everyone has been waiting for it to be released. Now, a new made-for-VR platformer, Luckyís Tale, will be included with every package of Oculus Rift free of charge.
The Oculus Rift is gearing up for an early 2016 launch on the consumer market. While right now all that's available are highly expensive devkits, Facebook and Oculus plan to get the rift up and out into your hands as soon as possible. They also plan on doing so with a free game included in the package... CCP's upcoming EVE: Valkyrie.
Folks who have always wanted to visit the vast worlds theyíve created in Minecraft will finally get that opportunity next spring as Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey announces that the insanely popular build-it-yourself game is heading to the Rift.
Creator of the Oculus Rift, Palmer Lucky, discussed the benefits of virtual reality, why it's likely to stick around and how the costs of this almost sci-fi concept will eventually whittle down to that of nothing. Lucky explained that sometime in the future VR will be free.
Microsoft recently announced in conjunction with Oculus that the Rift will be compatible with the Xbox One through Windows 10 and that every unit will come with an Xbox One controller. The news has created quite a bit of buzz leading up to the Oculus Rift launch in 2016.