Oculus Rift News


Guest Opinion: VR Shouldn't Leave Disabled Gamers Behind

By Morgan Rehnberg, Jan 26, 2016 11:00am PST

Guest writer Morgan Rehnberg explains why virtual reality may be out of reach for millions of people, and what the industry can do about it.


"I have another problem with all the new VR hardware - the strap around your head. I have a ..."

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Adr1ft fights for survival on Oculus VR and PC in March 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 06, 2016 12:26pm PST

Prepare to fight for survival as Adr1ft is launching in just a few months on PC, while consoles will get their chance shortly after its initial launch.


"I don't know how some of these like Adr1ft (horrible name) and Climb aren't going to be barf ..."

- spazzium see all 5 comments

Oculus Rift priced at $599

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2016 8:05am PST

Pre-orders for the consumer version of Oculus Rift began today, revealing the price.


"DOA as it should be. The future is cloud gaming not this Mackey Mouse shit."

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Oculus Is Giving Kickstarter Backers A Finished Rift Headset Free of Charge

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 05, 2016 8:15am PST

Those who invested will see full returns. 


"Nice! Putting Facebook money to good use and good publicity/marketing."

- RaptorII see all 11 comments

NVIDIA VR Ready program helps gamers dominate the virtual space

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 11:00am PST

If you see a machine with the VR Ready logo, then you know you should expect an amazing VR experience right out of the box.


Oculus Rift pre-orders will be taken this week

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 8:23am PST

Oculus VR has announced the date and time when the Oculus Rift can be pre-ordered. Read on if you want to buy yourself one of its VR headsets.


"I have an *aging* 590gtx that I honestly barely use as it is. My DK2 hasn't really been used ..."

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Crytek announces Oculus-exclusive rock-climbing game, The Climb

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 6:31am PST

Make sure to do some stretches before taking on The Climb.


"According to Norm it feels fine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvYFsWSc9gU"

- Conan see all 21 comments

EVE: Valkyrie will be bundled with Oculus Rift pre-orders

By Daniel Perez, Dec 10, 2015 10:08am PST

Buying an Oculus Rift? Then you should expect a free copy of EVE: Valkyrie to experience your new toy, so long as you pre-order.


"Are they obligated to tell anyone anything about it? If the project works out we'll know. If ..."

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September 11 VR experience 08:46 tells a story of an office worker in the North Tower

By Daniel Perez, Oct 29, 2015 8:31am PDT

We're all for experiencing things in VR, but something tells us a September 11th VR experience may be a bit much.


"I would have at least expected you guys as a news outlet to give it a go before "reporting" on it."

- Battalion360 see all 14 comments

Project Cars patch 5.0 makes big improvements to Oculus Rift support

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 8:25am PDT

Slightly Mad Studios has released a new patch for Project Cars that will offer some big improvements to your Oculus Rift driving experience.


Oculus Rift price point would be 'at least $300'

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2015 7:43am PDT

The VP of product at Oculus, Nate Mitchell, revealed we could expect to pay a few hundred dollars for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift.


Minecraft coming to Oculus Rift in spring 2016

By Daniel Perez, Sep 24, 2015 10:46am PDT

Oculus VR and Microsoft have announced Minecraft will be available on the Oculus Rift in spring 2016.


"Pretty sure they said it's coming to both the Windows Store and the Oculus Store."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 5 comments

Watch the Oculus Connect 2 Keynote livestream here!

By Daniel Perez, Sep 24, 2015 9:16am PDT

Oculus VR is set to kick off its keynote during Oculus Connect 2, so be sure to come and watch the event with us!


Opinion: TIME Illustrates Virtual Reality's Uphill Battle

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2015 12:00pm PDT

TIME's goofy cover photos and tone-deaf nerd-shaming ignited a firestorm, but serves as a reminder of a simple reality: virtual reality has a long way to go to entice the mainstream.


"I honestly had no idea that was Palmer Luckey I thought for sure that was and 8 year old kid."

- diamondfire05 see all 9 comments

No Man's Sky may support Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus VR headsets

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 12:56pm PDT

Get ready to journey through a never-ending universe with a VR headset strapped to your dome.


"Makes sense! Even the on foot stuff looks deliberately slow paced and manageable with VR. They'd ..."

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