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VR Master Race Competition [Oculus Rift Owners Only]

Bit of an odd competition this week, as we look to kick off our eTeknix VR Week. While I understand that many of you will not be able to enter this competition, it’s just a little…

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The Oculus Rift Killer is Here: 3DHead

This is “kinda like Oculus, it’s totally immersive” the video opens, showing off 3DHead. I don’t even know what to say, but you really need to just watch the trailer, above, to get into it. This…

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“Three Glasses” Oculus Rift Alternative Hits Chinese Market

Imitation is the highest form of flattery and the Oculus Rift technology from Oculus VR is no exception. While Oculus are hardly the first to come to market with VR technology, they are the ones who…

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James Cameron Unimpressed with VR and Oculus

James Cameron may be pushing to shoot films in ultra high-definition, with higher frame rates and in 3D, but he doesn’t seem to be interested in the current VR technology trends. Despite pushing for the best…

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NASA Testing Oculus Rift to Keep Astronauts Sane in Space

The Holodeck technology that features in the StarTrek franchise is still a little out of our technological reach, but the idea of using VR technology to keep astronauts sane whilst on long space missions is not. With…

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The VR Game You’ve All Been Waiting For – A Night at the Roculus

As a proud owner of an Oculus Rift DK2 I seek out the best and most unique VR experiences I can, but today I was simply blown away by the madness and genius of “A Night at…

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The Multiplayer Exploration Game, World of Diving, Now in Steam Early Access

It’s been over a year since we first reported about World of Diving, this was back when the game was launched as an Indigogo campaign. Now the alpha version of this multiplayer underwater exploration game has…

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Half Life 2 Multiplayer Gets The Cyberith Virtualizer VR Treatment

I’m not one for going to the gym, not that I don’t work out, but I just find gyms boring in genera. If they would invest in a pair of Cyberith Virtualizers, a couple of Oculus…

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Oculus Rift + Real Roller Coaster = Freaking Awesome!

I’ve been on real roller coasters, I’ve been on virtual simulator roller coasters and more recently I’ve been on VR roller coasters from the comfort of my own desk thanks in no small part to Oculus…

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Oculus VR Founder Wants to See an Oculus Rift in Every Home

Damn, that’s a BIG ambition! An Oculus Rift in every home in the world, maybe in 20 years or so but right now it’s just not going to happen. Palmer Luckey recently had an interview with Kotaku UK…

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Oculus Rift DK2 Support Now Available in Half Life 2

Good news Oculus Fans, as Valve classic Half Life 2 has finally gotten the update you’ve been waiting for. The game will now support the recently released and much updated Oculus Rift DK2 headset thanks to…

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3D Video Streaming & Social VR Prototype Revealed for Oculus Rift

Convrge Team have created their first prototype for Oculus Rift and while it is incredibly rough around the edges, it does show some interesting features that can be squeezed out of off-the-shelf components such as the…

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Exploration and Stunning Visuals Ahead in Oculus Ready ‘Pollen’

DK1 was impressive, but its technical limitations have been a tough challenge for games developers, who will have needed to see the potential for the technology beyond the hardware they were developing for. Now DK2 is…

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Video Show Project CARS Development Over Last Two Years

YouTube user ADRIANF1esp has been a long time supporter of Slight Mad Studios upcoming racing sim Project CARS. The game has been developed through the WMD portal, allowing community funding and hands on development for the…

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Guillermo Del Toro Could Make Pacific Rim 2 Game a Reality

Last week played host to the massively successful San Diego Comic-Con, there were loads of huge announcements at the event, as well as plenty of cool things to see and do. One of the more popular…

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Oculus SDK 0.4.0 Beta Released, Includes Display Option that Reduces Latency

After delaying its firs batch of Oculus Rift DK2 in order to fix some last-minute bugs, the Oculus VR team has now released the new Oculus SDK 0.4.0 beta, bundled with positional tracking support, Runtime package…

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Slightly Mad Studios Reveal Project C.A.R.S. PC System Requirements

Project CARS is already shaping up to be one of the greatest racing titles of a generation. It’s been created with the help of a large community of developers who have pushed the limits of the…

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First Trailer Released for The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S.

The first trailer for ISART Digitals upcoming VR compatible air combat game The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S. has just been released. The game features in-game footage of the upcoming Oculus-Rift friendly title and it look absolutely awesome! Although I…

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First Batch of Oculus Rift DK2 Delayed!

My daily routine today consists of getting out of bed, putting the kettle on, making a coffee and starting work, but I don’t type a single word until I’ve check my email to see if my…

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Oculus Swings Ban Hammer After Catching People Selling Pre-Orders, Again.

It was only one week ago that Oculus VR suspended all pre-orders and cancelled all shipments to China after it was discovered the people were reselling their hardware for a profit, or at least ordering the…

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Explore the South Park World with Oculus Rift!

If you are a fan of South Park and wanted to get even more involved in the world consisting of many scraps of construction paper moved around a flat surface, then you are in luck. The…

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Epic Games Preps ‘Cool Surprises’ for Unreal Engine 4

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 received a lot of appreciation when it was first released, having its presence grow as it entered the VR community recently. The company has added support for Oculus Rift a few…

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Oculus VR Acquires Xbox Controller & Kinect Design Team

Oculus VR are working hard to push their Oculus Rift into the consumer market and while the technology is still only in Dev Kit 2 (DK2) form, it’s quickly becoming clear that the company are working…

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Nintendo’s Views on Virtual Reality – “Isn’t Quite There Yet”

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda was at E3 last week. During his visit he tried out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and was hopefully impressed! On the other hand though, president…

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Sony Announces Specs for Project Morpheus VR Headset

With all the buzz regarding Virtual Reality gear, Oculus Rift seems to take the prime stag, having released a lot of information, plans and what consumers would expect from it once it will be released as…

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“Lowest Cost Possible” For consumer Oculus Rift

In a recent interview with Ars Technica, CEO Brendan Iribe spoke out about Oculus Rift, Facebook and on comments made my Mark Zuckerberg. Not only has he said that the company (Oculus) expects the Rift to…

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Tryout Out Oculus Rift At… Chuck E. Cheese!

Oculus Rift has proven to be a very popular bit of technology, despite the fact that the retail edition is yet to be announced. That hasn’t stopped people from medical professions, the military, gamers, movie lovers, modders,…