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Oculus' Palmer Luckey will consider Mac support if Apple 'ever releases a good computer'

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2016 7:47am PST

The ball is in your court now, Apple.

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"What a doucheknob. So I guess a computer is only "good" if it can work with your product."

- poopfuckyou see all 81 comments

Oculus' Palmer Luckey discusses Oculus Rift price criticism, front-facing camera, Apple, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2016 12:30pm PST

As part of the recent Xbox press event, Shacknews' Greg Burke had the opportunity to speak with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey about Oculus Rift, the company's focus going forward, possible Mac support, and the reception to the Rift's $600 price tag.

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"Open CL is going to die if they dont embrace high performance computing at the level that nvidia ..."

- axiomatic see all 59 comments

Opinion: The Price of the Oculus Rift is Too Low (HTC Vive Might Be Just Right)

By Asif Khan, Feb 26, 2016 1:00pm PST

There's been a lot of debate over whether the first round of virtual reality headsets is priced too high for consumers, but Shacknews CEO Asif Khan is taking today to make the case for why the HTC Vive might be in just the right place, while Oculus Rift is slightly off.

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"I'm not even concerned about exclusives; early versions of the rift have been out so long, that ..."

- rms see all 177 comments

The Latest Clip From The EVE: Valkryie Alpha Is Stunning

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 22, 2016 2:15pm PST

You don't need any ISK to enjoy this clip, thankfully. 

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Google VR may not require a smartphone, PC, or console to run it

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 8:52am PST

A self-contained VR headset sure would raise a lot of eyebrows.

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"Whatever it was, people kept hating on it and trying to ban it"

- RikiTiki2 see all 6 comments

Oculus Rift Buyers Will Also Receive A Trial of Unity Pro

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 10, 2016 12:05pm PST

If you can make a whole game in four months with the trial, you're golden. 

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Oculus-Ready PC Bundles Are Going Live Next Week

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 09, 2016 12:20pm PST

VR? More like Very Rad. 

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"Super hot sexy sunny leone is running endless nude in bikini on beach sunny beach run hot ..."

- Preeti Singh see all 5 comments

The Climb dev diary talks inspiration behind creating a rock-climbing Oculus Rift game

By Daniel Perez, Feb 05, 2016 9:33am PST

Let's find out why it'll be fun to be completely scared out of your mind in The Climb.

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"Yup, ok, I'm fully in. I want to do that with my Rift. Looks like fun."

- Gwyndion see all 2 comments

Oculus Kickstarter backers must claim free Rift by January 31

By Josh Hawkins, Jan 30, 2016 12:00pm PST

You better claim it... or get ready to shell out a little more cash in the name of virtual reality.

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"No mind, me answer own question goodish ugh uggh ook: Reminder to submit your survey response ..."

- gaplant see all 9 comments

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.

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

- Jean S. see all 33 comments

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.

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"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.

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

- rtricoche see all 217 comments

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. 

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"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.

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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.

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

- dextius see all 8 comments