Oculus Rift News


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

Oculus VR's Jason Rubin talks the future of Virtual Reality

By David Craddock, Aug 02, 2016 4:15pm PDT

VR's new era just began with the releases of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but Oculus already sees major changes on the horizon.


How to Record Games on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 19, 2016 2:00pm PDT

If you want to record VR games, you’re going to have to know a couple of things to get started. 


Oculus Rift now shipping in 2 to 4 days; Oculus Touch coming in Q4 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 12:15pm PDT

Oculus appears to be chugging right along as its Rift will now ship sooner and its Touch is coming later this year.


"haven't they said 6 months after the headset launch pretty consistently for awhile? That always ..."

- derelict515 see all 5 comments

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display Unboxing

By Shack Staff, Jul 07, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Shacknews unboxes the Oculus Rift. Better late than never!


"Now that you have one here is a stand to display it on. ..."

- Wounded-Moon see all 2 comments

E3 2016: Oculus Interview with Nate Mitchell

By Shack Staff, Jun 30, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Nate Mitchell, from Oculus, stopped by Shacknews' E3 Booth talk about VR games and the virtual reality market with Asif.


"Bridge Simulator. Plenty of dorks are waiting for the Star Trek Bride Simulator as well though."

- RevRaven see all 12 comments

Oculus removes DRM block on Vive users of its Rift exclusives

By John Keefer, Jun 24, 2016 11:03am PDT

The move has left makers of Revive sharing software in 'disbelief.'


"Very good. I do think they should look at the state of VR more holistically (like Valve), lest ..."

- Kojak2000 see all 6 comments

E3 2016 Staff Picks: Shacknews' Top 3 Games of The Show

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 22, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Join us as we reflect on our personal picks for the best games at E3 2016!


"I'm still really happy Forza comes to PC. Also after playing through Edge of Nowhere I look ..."

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