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Oculus “Doesn’t Condone” Actions of HTC Vive Hackers

Yesterday, an industrious coder released a homebrew software package that allows HTC Vive users to play the demos for Lucky’s Tale and Oculus Dreamdeck, both titles exclusive to the Oculus Rift. The an alpha build of…

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Oculus Pre-Order Deliveries Delayed by up to Two Months

Due to an “unexpected component shortage”, reported last week, some early pre-orders of the Oculus Rift have had their shipping dates delayed by up to two months, with one buyer – who pre-ordered 33 minutes after…

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Analysts Expect VR to hit $895 Million for 2016

Virtual reality has been hailed as the next ‘thing’ that will catch consumer attention and drive innovation and growth in the technology industry. While it’s easy to see why VR might play out stronger than say…

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DOTA 2 Could Be Getting a VR Spectating Mode

When it comes to eSports, being able to watch the techniques and strategies used by teams as they compete can be a gripping and thrilling experience. Be it at home or in a stadium, watching people…

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Oculus Home Sales Are Final – Despite EU Law

Buying the Oculus Rift is something that’s been stuck with its own issues recently, but I guess that is to be expected of any major hardware launch. However, it seems there’s a bit of a legal…

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Overclockers UK Will Be at the VR World Congress Next Week

By now there can’t be much doubt in anyone’s mind that 2016 will be the year that will be remembered as the year VR went mainstream. We have got 3 major players each bringing out their…

Consumer version of the Oculus Rift preorder date is nigh

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Oculus Waives Shipping Fees for All Past Orders

The Oculus Rift may have won the race to be the first VR headset to be available to consumers, but it hasn’t been so easy for Oculus due to the boom in interest for the VR…

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Project CARS Falls Victim to the VR War

Slightly Mad Studios has released its 1.3 Oculus Rift SDK support for Project CARS this week, and with it revealed that crossplay between Oculus and HTC Vive users is not possible. While Project CARS supports both…

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To Play With The Oculus Rift You Pay With Your Privacy

We all love the idea of virtual reality and augmented reality, the idea that technology can send us to the deepest parts of the earth or the farthest reaches of space inspires us to enjoy things…

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Are You Suffering From Oculus Face or Rift Rash?

Gaming has been the spawn of many unique illnesses, such as trigger finger pain, bent thumbs from excessive controller use, and so much more. Now we’re moving forward and onto more modern gaming related illnesses with Oculus…

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Battlezone is Coming to VR on PC and PlayStation 4

Do you remember the iconic Battlezone? It’s certainly been a long time since I played it and even then, I think it was on an Amiga, perhaps even a Commodore64 when I did! The world isn’t…

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HTC: The Vive is “Not Just About Gaming”

Virtual reality technology is commonly perceived as the future of gaming, and theoretically provides truly unique experiences. However, it’s not limited to the gaming sector and could be deployed to broadcast sports events in a more immersive way…

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Oculus Confirms Rift Compatible PC Bundles

  The range of potential possibilities concerning the forthcoming Oculus Rift headset promises to be both exciting and also worth the wait, in theory, the problem lies with headset compatibility for the extensive array of PCs…

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Oculus VR Requests FCC Approval before March Launch

Just in case you don’t know this already, products that use any part of the electromagnetic spectrum need to be certified by the FCC before they can actually be sold to the public in the United States. Obviously,…

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Oculus Rift Boss Explains The Price Confusion

We first speculated, then we got the confirmation but had to wait for a little while before we could place our pre-orders on the final Oculus Rift. Yesterday was the big day and the pre-order queue was…

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Original Oculus Backers to Receive Final Rift for Free

On the eve of making pre-orders of its hardware available, Oculus has announced that backers of the original Rift VR headset on Kickstarter will receive the final retail version of the hardware for free. Early backers…

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Oculus Founder Discusses Adoption Challenges For VR Headsets

The potential of Virtual Reality is rather exciting and is tipped to be one of the biggest attractions of this week’s CES (Consumer Electronic Show 2016), this is also where the gang of eTeknix are currently…

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Oculus Touch Release Delayed

Originally planned to be released in the first half of 2016, Oculus VR have announced that they have pushed the release date of their unique VR controller, the Oculus Touch into the second half of 2016…

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Oculus Announces More Freebies for Oculus Rift Customers

We could recently first report our speculations and later post the official confirmation that the Oculus Rift launch is imminent and that 2016 will be the year where the average consumer will get access to the…

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Oculus Founder Compares “Fancy Wine” Rift to “Muddy Water” Google Cardboard

Oculus Inc. founder Palmer Luckey is being bullish in the run-up to the imminent consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, making a devilish comparion between his company’s much-anticipated tech and Google’s own VR…

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Oculus Rift Pre-Order Availability Confirmed

Yesterday we speculated that all signs are pointing towards an imminent release date for the Oculus Rift VR headset and we based on several individual sources and information. Shortly after we published this news, we got the official…

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Everything Points to an Imminent Launch of the Oculus Rift

As a release date gets closer, more and more things start to line up and paint the picture even tho nothing official has been said. It looks very much like 2016 will be the year where…

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Gear VR Starts Shipping and Oculus Concepts Early-Access Is Launched

Virtual Reality is something that gamers have been striving for since the first computer game was made, but it wasn’t until we saw the Oculus enter the scene that this became a viable reality. Now that…

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Oculus Rift to Sell 5 Million Units Next Year – Still Won’t Turn a Profit!

It’s no secret that the Oculus Rift is expected to do well, but given the level of investment and the level of research that has been plowed into the hardware, software and much more, how are…

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Oculus, AMD & Dell Join Forces to Bring You Oculus-Ready PCs

Adding to the long list of Virtual Reality projects that AMD is working on this year, they just announced a unified project between themselves Dell and Oculus. They are aiming to bring consumers Oculus-Ready PCs that have…

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Oculus Rift Outlines Cost For Release Model

The oculus rift has taken the world by storm, offering virtual reality to a wide range of people for a whole series of uses. With the CEO, Brendan Iribe, stating that the headset and a computer…

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Oculus Admits to Conversations About Xbox One Support

Virtual reality headset makers Oculus has established a strong relationship with Microsoft recently, with the retail version of Oculus Rift to include an Xbox One controller, streaming support for Xbox One games, and official support for…