Oculus Rift News


Oculus Has Purchased an Eye-Tracking Company

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 03, 2017 12:05pm PST

The Eye Tribe visual tracking may be in the next Oculus Rift.


Buy Oculus Rift at Best Buy and Get $150 Gift Card

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 03, 2017 6:50am PST

If you purchase the Oculus Rift at Best Buy, you can get the Oculus Touch for $50.


"I'll do anything for wireless vr, even if it were an anal implant battery "

- Milleh see all 4 comments

VR/3D Game Streaming From Boom.tv Takes on Twitch and Others With $3.5m Funding Injection

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 8:15am PST

Boom.tv might be sitting on a gold mine if the VR revolution continues.


"It's a revolution in display technology and a viable alternative to the standard ..."

- Jason Faulkner see all 6 comments

Oculus says Palmer Luckey's new role within the company will be revealed 'soon'

By David Craddock, Dec 13, 2016 4:03pm PST

Brendan Iribe stepped down as CEO earlier today.


"I still don't really get why people say he fucked over early occulus supporters? Didn't they all ..."

- DialDforDan see all 60 comments

Brendan Iribe Steps Down as Oculus CEO to Lead PC VR Group

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 13, 2016 11:40am PST

Iribe desires to be more involved in creating new products.


"lol dude's been completely silent. As much as he talked before all that, you know he must be ..."

- A10Pilot see all 6 comments

Prototype of future Oculus Touch controller lets you feel heat from campfires, chill from ice

By David Craddock, Dec 12, 2016 3:34pm PST

Feeling real sensations could be the next step for a future revision of the Oculus Touch controller.


"I can't wait for the egg sack feature that accurately mimics spider egg sacs exploding up my arms "

- Milleh see all 12 comments

The 7 Best Oculus Touch Launch Games

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 8:20am PST

Oculus Touch controllers come out tomorrow. Are you still figuring out which games to pick up on launch day? Don't worry Shack has your back with the 7 games you have to experience.


Oculus Touch: Ripcoil VR Gameplay - Practice Mode

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 8:15am PST

Futuristic, Competitive Frisbee mixed with Pong? Go on. Sanzaru Games has created a game that we fear Asif may never stop playing. Check out this gameplay footage!


Oculus Touch: Robo Recall OC3 Demo Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 8:00am PST

Robo Recall is an action-packed virtual reality first-person shooter built by Epic Games exclusively for Oculus Touch. Check out this gameplay footage that Asif captured of the Robo Recall OC3 Demo!


"The humor alone on this one might be worth it. I want to at least play through Super Hot first ..."

- spazzium see all 7 comments

Oculus Touch: SUPERHOT VR Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 7:50am PST

Superhot is an independent first-person shooter video game developed and published by Superhot Team. Asif steps into the Rift for Shacknews to see how hot VR can get.


Oculus Touch Review: Two Thumbs Up

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 7:00am PST

Shacknews has spent the last few weeks testing out the brand new Oculus Touch controllers for Oculus Rift. Oculus may have the best solution for hand presence in virtual reality. Our review.


"Just a heads up. For the 3rd sensor, USB 2.0 is fine, in fact the included extension cable is ..."

- MilkDud see all 52 comments

Oculus Medium: Sculpting the Shacknews Logo

By Asif Khan, Dec 03, 2016 4:20pm PST

Watch Asif do it for Shacknews with his hands in virtual reality!


"I can't wait to get up and running with a real VR setup. I could waste hours in something like this."

- JohnnyVoxel see all 13 comments

Sony: PlayStation VR sales 'are on track,' analyst predicts PSVR will outsell Rift and Vive in 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 3:58pm PST

Whether or not PSVR got off on the right foot upon release this October depends on who you ask.


"Except for me. I put myself there. Back against the wall. I'll see em comin."

- David Craddock see all 5 comments

Oculus Touch Launching With Over 50 Launch Titles

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 01, 2016 12:51pm PST

Touch-a touch-a touch me, I wanna play Oculus Touch!


"I played Superhot with Touch at Oculus Connect 3. It was dope."

- the man with the briefcase see all 16 comments