Tag Archives: Oculus Rift

VR Experience Obolos Launches

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This week sees the launch of a unique new virtual reality (VR) experience named Obolo. The title can be downloaded for free over on the official Oculus VR Share Beta, and comes with full support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. The PC, Mac and Linux experience was originally developed over 72 hours by Team Eagle as part of the Ludum Dare 29 challenge, with support for the Oculus Rift being added in at a later date. READ MORE

Radial-G, Red of Paw Heading to South West VR Meetup Next Week

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Next week sees the inaugural South West Virtual Reality (SWVR) meetup take place, gathering a range of virtual reality (VR) developers, fans and enthusiasts under one roof in Bristol, UK. The organisers have already confirmed a range of high-profile VR figureheads for the event such as Oculus VR’s Callum Underwood and Q.U.B.E developer Toxic Games, but has today revealed two more attendees. READ MORE

Duelboot Releases More Verde Station Details

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Last week saw the launch of a Steam Greenlight campaign for an upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible PC, Mac and Linux title named Verde Station. Indie developer Duelboot has since seen a lot of questions asked about the title, which will feature full support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. As such, the developer has issued two updates on the title which reveal a host of new information about it. READ MORE

The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S. Gets New Screenshots

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The developers at ISART Digital are finally preparing to release their upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible shooter, The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S.. Last week VRFocus delivered a look at the title in the form of a new trailer, and now a range of new screenshots have arrived, which can be seen below. The developer promises along with the images that the videogame is approaching release, though is set to announce a specific date. READ MORE

X-Men Oculus Rift Experience Headed to Comic-Con

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San Diego Comic Con, one of the biggest events in the entertainment media calender, is due to take place this week from 24th – 27th July 2014. A host of virtual reality (VR) videogames and experiences are set to be on display at the show, and details have just arrived on a new exhibit that mixes the Oculus Rift VR headset with the popular X-Men film and comic book franchise developed by Fox. READ MORE

Solarix Publisher ‘In Talks With Sony’ for PS4 Version

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Indie developer PulseTense Games is currently focused on a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming survival horror title, Solarix. The team hopes to raise £10,000 GBP by 8th August 2014 in order to fund continued development of the title. A further stretch goal for £60,000 also promises to add support for the Oculus Rift VR headset should it reach that target. The developer also hopes to bring the title to Xbox One for a £50,000 stretch goal, but what about PlayStation 4? READ MORE

VR vs. Oculus Rift’s Release Date

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While the prospect of the Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) headset on PlayStation 4 is indeed exciting, nobody can deny that it’s Oculus VR that’s leading the charge with the technology with its Oculus Rift VR headset. Founded in 2012, Palmer Luckey and a seemingly ever-growing list of high profile engineers and developers have been somewhat heroically carrying the torch for the revival of the technology. What started with Luckey piecing together a concept for an affordable VR headset has evolved into one of the fastest-growing companies in the world, which was of course made possible with Facebook’s $2 billion USD buyout of Oculus VR earlier in 2014 and completed this week. READ MORE

Project CARS Details Weather System and Effects

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Indie developer Slightly Mad Studios has provide time and again that it is going the extra mile with its upcoming racing simulation title, Project Cars. Whether through showcasing the virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame’s impressive visuals or detailing one of the many cars and tracks that the full release will offer, the developer has made sure that there is plenty of news to share about the title in the build up to its release later this year. Today more news arrives in the form of details of the title’s weather system and its effects. READ MORE

First Cyberith Virtualizers to Cost $599

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Earlier this month Cyberith revealed that it would finally be launching a Kickstarter campaign for its Virtualizer omnidirectional treadmill for use with virtual reality (VR) videogames on July 23rd 2014. With the company now preparing for that launch tomorrow, a starting price for the device for those that pledge a certain amount of money to the campaign has been revealed. Developers, fans and enthusiasts will be able to effectively pre-order a Virtualizer starting at $599 USD. READ MORE