Oculus Announces Crescent Bay Prototype
Sep21

Oculus Announces Crescent Bay Prototype

It is “Oculus Connect” time! The first developer conference bringing together engineers, designers, and creatives from all around the world to share and collaborate in the interest of creating the best virtual reality experience possible.  That is at least how the Oculus team promotes the event. CEO Breand Iribe started the show with the big announcement of a new Oculus Rift Prototye called “Crescent Bay”. The...

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Oculus Rift Consumer Version To Roll Out Summer 2015
Sep13

Oculus Rift Consumer Version To Roll Out Summer 2015

Oculus Rift’s consumer version will launch in a limited beta program by summer 2015, according to a new report. Multiple sources with knowledge of the matter say that the VR firm will roll out the first retail-ready version of the headset in waves, much as Google did with its Glass augmented-reality technology. According to those sources the headsets could ship as early as April 2015. Once the rollout begins, only a small number...

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Half-Life 2 (HLVR 1.4) + Oculus Rift DK2 + Razer Hydra Review
Sep12

Half-Life 2 (HLVR 1.4) + Oculus Rift DK2 + Razer Hydra Review

Half-Life 2 is one of the defining games of video game history. More than a decade after its original release, we can now be IN the game, thanks to virtual reality and the Oculus Rift. In this review, we will find out if it is worth it for you to get the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 and a pair of Razer Hydra Motion Controllers now, or if you should be patient for a couple of more months and wait for the consumer version of the Rift...

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Oculus VR To Demonstrate DK2 At TGS
Sep10

Oculus VR To Demonstrate DK2 At TGS

Oculus VR, creator of the Oculus Rift VR HMD, will be attending this years Tokyo Game Show. The company has confirmed that it will be exhibiting at the show in 2014, marking its first ever appearance at the event. The company confirmed to be exhibiting the Oculus Rift’s second development kit (DK2) at the event. Nothing else was revealed, although it’s likely that Oculus VR’s presence will be very similar to that of E3 and Gamescom...

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Oculus Rift Optimized Audio Headset Announced By Next Galaxy
Sep10

Oculus Rift Optimized Audio Headset Announced By Next Galaxy

More and more companies jump on the VR bandwagon. Next Galaxy has announced Ceekars, an audio headset optimised for the Oculus Rift VR HMD. The audio headset uses a unique content creation process that localises audio to the user’s ear. This allows for added depth and perspective so that players can locate the origins of sounds within any given experience, according to Next Galaxy. As an example, the company mentions standing at a...

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Smash Hit Plunder For Gear VR and Oculus Announced
Sep05

Smash Hit Plunder For Gear VR and Oculus Announced

The first games for the Gear VR are being announced! We did not have to wait long for that. Developers Triangular Pixels have announced that they are working on a retro styled dungeon crawler that comes with support for both the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear VR. In the press release they claim that the new title has been developed “From the ground up” for Samsung’s new VR Headset. Check out the press release: Triangular Pixels...

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