Tag Archives: Oculus Rift

Project CARS Heading to London Comic Con

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Last week brought the unfortunate news that anticipated virtual reality (VR) compatible racing title Project CARS had been delayed from its original November 2014 release back into March 2015. The developer cited that the extra time will give it a chance to polish the title to the standard fans expect. Despite the delay, the developer isn’t hiding the title away until its ready for launch, as Project CARS will be on display at London’s MCM Comic Con this weekend. READ MORE

Diablo Creator on VR: “We’ve all seen it coming”

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With virtual reality (VR) technology becoming more and more prominent by the day, plenty of videogame development legends have spoken out about devices such as the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). Most recently David Brevik, the famed co-founder of Blizzard Noth and designer on the original Diablo, has commented on the kit. Instead of glowing predictions of the future, the developer’s statements were somewhat mixed. READ MORE

Game of Thrones VR Experience Coming to Seattle’s EMP Museum

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Undoubtedly one of the most high profile experiences for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) in 2014 has been Game of Thrones: Ascend the Wall. This 4D experience made headlines earlier in the year as it made appearances at the likes of the South by South West Festival (SXSW), allowing players to step into the fantasy world of the popular series of novels and the hit TV show. Anyone that’s yet to sample the experience will soon have another chance to do so as it heads to Seattle, Washington. READ MORE

Ether One Dev ‘Hoping’ to Release Unreal Engine 4 Version for Free For Existing Owners

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Earlier in 2014 indie developer White Paper Games announced that it would be bringing its popular virtual reality (VR) compatible adventure title Ether One to Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4, having originally been released on the Unreal Development Kit (UDK). The new version of the title will be rereleased on PC with support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). But what about fans that already purchased the title? Will they have to pay for it again? READ MORE

Oculus VR ‘worried’ about PC Prices with Oculus Rift

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Oculus VR has made of point of making the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) affordable. Although the company is yet to put an official price on the upcoming consumer version of the kit it has in the past said that it is aiming to place it in the range of $200 USD – $400. But an Oculus Rift all on its own won’t run VR experiences; it also needs a solid PC to run truly immersive videogames. The price of such hardware is something the company has admitted that it’s ‘worried’ about. READ MORE

‘Fingers Crossed’ for Crystal Rift on Gear VR

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Last week indie developers John Hibbins and Nick ‘Red of Paw’ Pittom launched a Steam Greenlight campaign for their dungeon crawling virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, Crystal Rift. The title intends to launch on PC in summer 2015 with full support for the Oculus Rigt head-mounted display (HMD). But what about an Android version on Samsung’s Gear VR smartphone-based HMD? According to Pittom, it’s certainly possible. READ MORE

Krillbite Offers Sneak Peak at Free Among The Sleep DLC

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Indie developer Krillbite Studio released its first videogame earlier in 2014 in Among the Sleep. The unique first-person horror experience proved very popular and has since confirmed that it will also be coming to Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) PlayStation 4 in the future. Also incoming is a free piece of downloadable content (DLC), which the developer has recently shared a sneak peak of. That sneak peak can now be seen below. READ MORE

Medusa’s Labyrinth Coming to Kickstarter this Week

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Another hopeful indie developer will launch a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign in support of a new virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame this week. Medusa’s Labyrinth from Guru Games is set to launch its funding push on Tuesday, 20th October. It’s not yet clear how much the developers of the first-person horror title are looking to raise, although it has been confirmed that Medusa’s Labyrinth will launch with full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

Bear Naked Rampage Released for Oculus Rift

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Another round of virtual reality (VR) experiences recently launched on Oculus VR’s official Share software portal. Among them is Bear Naked Rampage, a brand new and wholly unique title from indie developer Play Anarchy Games. The title can currently be downloaded for free on PC from Share and features full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display’s (HMD) second development kit (DK2). READ MORE

New Life of Rome Artwork Revealed

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It’s been a while since fans have heard anything on Life of Rome, the upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible massively multiplayer role-playing (MMORPG) title from indie developer Breakout Studio. The title boasts an intriguing premise in bringing the historial city back to life using the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). This week the developer has shared some new artwork for the title, which can now be seen below. READ MORE