Oculus VR News


Eagle Flight VR Gameplay on Oculus Rift

By Eric Shugg, Oct 19, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Eric Shugg takes a look at the brand new Ubisoft title for Oculus Rift.


The Unspoken gets new character class, locations, Oculus Touch pre-order bundle

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2016 7:45am PDT

Insomniac Games' The Unspoken will now be bundled with all Oculus Touch pre-orders, so let's learn more about its new character class and locations.


Lone Echo Impressions from Oculus Connect 3

By Asif Khan, Oct 13, 2016 1:00pm PDT

This upcoming Oculus Touch title from Ready At Dawn Studios is an immersive zero gravity experience matched with intense multiplayer gameplay.


Oculus pulls Gear VR support for Samsung Note 7 'until further notice'

By David Craddock, Oct 11, 2016 1:40pm PDT

This news follows Samsung's announcement that it is shutting down sales of its trouble phone/tablet device. 


"Although not a safety hazard the xbox 360 possibly had over a 20% failure rate if not higher. ..."

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Watch the John Carmack's Oculus Connect 3 Closing Keynote Here!

By Asif Khan, Oct 07, 2016 12:50pm PDT

He is going to do it for Shacknews!


"It's nice to listen to him when he talks about stuff normal ppl understand"

- Chandler55 see all 4 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

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

Feral Rites VR Gameplay: First 30 Minutes in the New Oculus Rift Game

By Shack Staff, Sep 22, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Insomniac Games is back with their next VR title that is one part Altered Beast and two parts button masher!


"I really didn't like it. Seems fine for $10 but wasn't it originally way more?"

- sixfoot6 see all 5 comments

Oculus discounts 10 VR games during fall sale event

By David Craddock, Sep 15, 2016 3:24pm PDT

Chronos, Windlands, and more are available at lower prices for the next five days.


"Darknet is really fun. It's very simple and is obviously a mobile VR game at its core, but it's ..."

- Geoffrois see all 29 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.


Mountain Goat Mountain Gameplay - VR Chronicles Episode 8

By Shack Staff, Sep 08, 2016 2:00pm PDT



"Hey, I tried that last night. Simple little game but fun enough. "

- mrwolf710 see all 2 comments

Steam discounting VR titles for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift this weekend

By David Craddock, Jul 28, 2016 3:40pm PDT

Cherry-pick titles that pique your interest, or grab 20 games for $252.


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 ..."

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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