Oculus VR News


Alt Space VR - The First Virtual Reality Social Media Experience

By Shack Staff, Mar 09, 2015 5:30pm PDT

Asif Khan, AKA the man with the briefcase, had a chance to sit down and experience a new form of social media in the world of virtual reality.


"We're still working on adding features, but it is also a stress test to see how far we can push ..."

- Mikuya see all 10 comments

Gunner releases on Samsung Gear VR today

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 09, 2015 9:45am PDT

A new game in a growing list of mobile VR titles hits the Gear VR today.


GDC 2015 – From Vive to Project Morpheus - The Virtual Reality Roundup

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 06, 2015 3:00pm PST

We bring all the VR news from GDC into one handy place.


"Not really. They are still working on the Rift, but the main thing they covered during GDC was ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 3 comments

Protocol Zero available for purchase on Gear VR

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 06, 2015 2:15pm PST

The first action game to utilize Gear VR has hit the store.


Opinion: Competing for Virtual Reality Head Space

By Steven Wong, Mar 06, 2015 12:30pm PST

The age of virtual reality will soon be upon us, but how fast will this technology catch on when it does? Here are some the challenges Oculus, Sony, and HTC must overcome.


"Another issue is the inter-ocular distance, which I saw a comment on elsewhere. Do all these ..."

- rms see all 6 comments

GDC 2015: Watch the Oculus Mobile VR Keynote Live (Now Over)

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 04, 2015 11:26am PST

John Carmack talks Mobile VR at GDC 2015


"This question really revealed some insight into Carmack's view on the state of Oculus! Great ..."

- sergeon see all 44 comments

AMD Steps Into the World of VR

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 03, 2015 12:20pm PST

AMD joins the Virtual Reality ranks with a new software SDK to help deliver smoother and greater VR experiences.


"^^^ I just checked launched date, and it's been almost half a year (sept 18 last year) and the ..."

- AlvinKlein see all 9 comments

Oculus Holding First Ever Mobile VR Jam

By Josh Hawkins, Feb 25, 2015 1:00pm PST

Stowe your gear and hold onto your hats VR lovers, looks like Oculus is bringing in the big guns.


"Do you tell your writers "damn I wish I could call them out in the article title, I'll just do ..."

- grandmasterlee see all 16 comments

Oculus creator dashes hopes that VR input will showcase at GDC

By Josh Hawkins, Feb 23, 2015 1:00pm PST

Have you been waiting for Oculus to release VR input? Well find a comfy chair, you'll be waiting for a while.


"yeah, but from what I've heard pretty substandard experience ( true DK1 was also barely 'ok') ..."

- BigT see all 11 comments

VR Chronicles Ep 02: Affected Pt. 2

By Shack Staff, Feb 20, 2015 1:00pm PST

The second episode of VR Chronicles is here, and Andrew is behind the wheel as he takes us through the Hospital level of Affected.


"Great videos, can feel the terror of someone that clearly doesn't enjoy these types of games."

- yoshimi20 see all 14 comments

Oculus CEO discusses Oculus Rift applications beyond gaming

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2015 2:00pm PST

The Oculus Rift is an exciting prospect for the gaming world, but at CES 2015, Shacknews asked about the potential that the Rift has for applications beyond video games.


"Nate knows his stuff, I'm 100% certain that was not a direct quote."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 17 comments

Head Games: The Virtual Reality Roundup

By Steven Wong, Jan 26, 2015 1:30pm PST

Head mounted displays promise to either augment reality, or drop you into a completely virtual one. From the HoloLens to a cardboard box, we run down some of the top devices vying to capture your senses.


CES 2015: Oculus VR Audio offers full 3D audio in new Crescent Bay demo

By Daniel Perez, Jan 26, 2015 8:00am PST

We spoke with Brendan Iribe at CES this year about Oculus VR Audio. Check out our video interview!


"A lot on r/oculus say late 2015 but I'm guessing 1q 2016. Last January I guessed ~1.5 years ..."

- Reavers! see all 4 comments

CES 2015: Oculus VR talks acquisitions and shows off latest Crescent Bay demo

By Daniel Perez, Jan 16, 2015 12:30pm PST

We had a chance to speak with Oculus VR at CES where they updated us on its latest acquisitions and even showed off the latest demo of Crescent Bay.


"LOL @ "we're really look at trying to deliver the very breast product experience""

- iamgoat see all 18 comments

2014 in Review: PC Gaming

By Steven Wong, Dec 29, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories and annoucements in PC gaming of the last year.


"Google is paying 75$ per hour! Just work for few hours & spend more time with friends and ..."

- xneenmark see all 7 comments