Oculus Rift News


Oculus Drops Price Of Rift And Touch Bundle to $399

By Charles Singletary, Oct 11, 2017 10:39am PDT

On the heels of their Oculus Go announcement, Oculus is dropping the price of the Oculus Rift plus Touch.


"I got it at this price on sale a few months back, seems like a price that’s worth it. I might ..."

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Zuckerberg Introduces Oculus Go, Standalone $199 VR Headset

By Charles Singletary, Oct 11, 2017 10:18am PDT

The new standalone headset attempts to marry affordability with power.


"Not everyone has a recent flagship phone like the Galaxy S8 or can afford one which is required ..."

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Facebook And Instagram Down Minutes Before Zuckerberg's Oculus Keynote

By Charles Singletary, Oct 11, 2017 9:25am PDT

An outage with no origin as of yet is keeping users from checking their social media streams.


"I'm finally able to log in again but several things aren't loading, like photos. "

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Oculus Starts Refunding For Bad VR Content

By Charles Singletary, Sep 28, 2017 10:55am PDT

A similar plan to Steam allows for refunds within two weeks of purchase.


Sony Wants More Real Competition in VR

By Charles Singletary, Sep 26, 2017 4:55pm PDT

Andrew House isn't comfortable with the lead Sony has created in VR thus far.


Oculus Is Slowly Closing The Rift In VR Market Share

By Charles Singletary, Sep 06, 2017 9:15am PDT

If you take a look at the Steam numbers, the VR market share is starting to get quite interesting.


"The rift is a usb torture test between saturating the controllers bandwidth to not being able to ..."

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Facebook Files Patent For Oculus AR Glasses

By Charles Singletary, Aug 24, 2017 10:45am PDT

The patent details a two-dimensional scanning tech called "waveguide" to superimpose text and images onto our vision.


"You know whats cool about ar glasses? If you put a opaque plastic thing over the front they're ..."

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Rez Infinite VR Releases on PC with Rift and Vive Support Today

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2017 8:45am PDT

It is playable in desktop mode or with a VR headset, and its available now on Steam and Oculus Home.


"Honestly though, I'm probably not going to return it, because at least it has the new Area X, ..."

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Co-op Brawlers And VR Collide In Bloody Zombie This September

By Charles Singletary, Aug 04, 2017 4:00pm PDT

Up to 4-players can team up, VR or non-VR, in this brutal brawler.


HTC Vive Announces Standalone VR HMD

By Jason Venter, Jul 27, 2017 3:45pm PDT

The problems that prevent VR from being accessible to wide audiences could soon be on their way out.


"Oculus is working on the same thing. Between these devices and a slew of inside-out tracking ..."

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Blade Runner 2049: Replicant Pursuit VR Playable at SDCC

By John Keefer, Jul 19, 2017 11:59am PDT

The futuristic videogame tie-in for the movie will be released this week on July 21.


Oculus Studios Unveils Marvel Powers United VR at D23 Expo

By Asif Khan, Jul 15, 2017 2:00pm PDT

The Oculus Rift exclusive title will be playable at SDCC 2017.


"Correction: Not Insomniac Games. Oculus Studios, Marvel, and Sanzaru Games. Please understand."

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Oculus Rift and Touch Bundle Drops to $400 For Summer Sale

By John Keefer, Jul 10, 2017 8:15am PDT

Facebook tries to prop up sales with a 33% savings.


"Oh man, I forgot about Arizona Sunshine. That was a fun freaking trailer."

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Facebook Launches Beta of VR Social Platform

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2017 11:25am PDT

You and your fellow tech enthusiasts can try hanging out in a virtual space.


"I am fascinated. I mean you can already do lots of what this initially offers in other apps ..."

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Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook

By David Craddock, Mar 30, 2017 1:38pm PDT

Friday, March 31, will be Luckey's last day at the company.


"When John Logie Baird had that divorce, that was when I knew TV was doomed."

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