Oculus Rift News


Exclusive Interview with the Elephant in the Room at Oculus Connect 3

By Asif Khan, Oct 26, 2016 12:20pm PDT

Asif Khan, the intrepid CEO of Shacknews, scored one of the biggest interviews of the year!


"This is the best thing I've seen on the internet in days. DAYS."

- thetangent see all 51 comments

Top 10 Oculus Touch Games

By Greg Burke, Oct 21, 2016 8:00pm PDT

Greg is back from OC3 after getting hands on with almost all the exclusive Oculus Touch games. Which ones are the best? Find out on this week's Top 10.


"I dunno. It was kind of a toss up between that and Arktika.1, both are solid shooters!"

- the man with the briefcase see all 15 comments

Eagle Flight VR Gameplay on Oculus Rift

By Eric Shugg, Oct 19, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Eric Shugg takes a look at the brand new Ubisoft title for Oculus Rift.


The Unspoken gets new character class, locations, Oculus Touch pre-order bundle

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2016 7:45am PDT

Insomniac Games' The Unspoken will now be bundled with all Oculus Touch pre-orders, so let's learn more about its new character class and locations.


Lone Echo Impressions from Oculus Connect 3

By Asif Khan, Oct 13, 2016 1:00pm PDT

This upcoming Oculus Touch title from Ready At Dawn Studios is an immersive zero gravity experience matched with intense multiplayer gameplay.


John Carmack: VR developers are 'coasting on novelty,' and need to be 'harder on themselves'

By David Craddock, Oct 11, 2016 12:30pm PDT

John Carmack didn't mince words when he took the stage to close out last week's Oculus Connect event. "We are coasting on novelty, and the...


"Carmack should heed his own advice. VR is, and will always be just a novelty that will never ..."

- rjdriver see all 25 comments

Oculus head of content Jason Rubin talks Touch pricing, VR exclusives

By David Craddock, Oct 10, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Rubin believes platform exclusivity is a good thing, as is having multiple input modalities to choose from.


Oculus Touch is available for pre-order

By David Craddock, Oct 10, 2016 12:53pm PDT

Reach out and touch the future for $199.


"Ordered mine within the first 5 minutes they were available. Can't wait."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments

Oculus Connect 3: Recap of announcements

By David Craddock, Oct 06, 2016 1:25pm PDT

Miss any of today's event? Catch up right here.


"The price of oculus touch and the requirement of 2 more sensors is silly, I'm done with this ..."

- hanged_man see all 4 comments

Oculus Touch Controller Preorders Open October 10

By Brittany Vincent, Oct 06, 2016 11:04am PDT

Get ready to pony up.


Watch the Oculus Connect 3 Keynote Here!

By Asif Khan, Oct 06, 2016 8:45am PDT

Paging Palmer Luckey... The keynote begins at 10 AM PDT.


"The social SDK (basically their Xbox Live) and ReactVR are going to be a big deal. Best keynote yet."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 72 comments

Oculus devs dropping support, Palmer Luckey issues statement [Updated]

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2016 1:12pm PDT

It looks like Luckey's actions are having a negative effect on Oculus as developers are dropping support for its platform.


"lol, Luckey's FB page isn't accepting new friends or comments."

- rasputinreborn see all 179 comments

Oculus VR film 'Henry' wins Emmy award

By David Craddock, Sep 09, 2016 1:08pm PDT

Henry's win will go down in history as the first time an original VR narrative won the prestigious award.


VR Chronicles: Episode 7 - LOST

By Shack Staff, Aug 30, 2016 3:30pm PDT

VR Chronicles is back at Shack! This week, Joe Tirado takes a look at Lost by Oculus Story Studios.


New Zenimax Lawsuit Documents Accuse John Carmack Of Theft and Palmer Luckey of Misrepresentation

By Brittany Vincent, Aug 22, 2016 6:07pm PDT

Carmack allegedly stole 'thousands of documents' from a computer at Zenimax during his final days of employment. 


"It's not siding with the personality for me, so much as I remember following this early on in ..."

- Conan see all 39 comments