Oculus

  • Oculus compensate users with $15 credit for outage

    Today has not been a great day for Oculus. For most of the past 12+ hours, users have been unable to use the Oculus Rift. As you can imagine, after investing in VR, owners use their headsets regularly and those developing on the platform could well have had demonstrations...
  • Oculus Research make a compelling case to go work for them

    If you’re looking for a new career challenge, then Oculus is hiring. To help develop the next generation of virtual reality, Oculus Research is well funded (by Facebook) and in a video released today, they explain the opportunity to make an impact on the world. While the actual projects...
  • Deal: Get up to 81% on Oculus titles (today only)

    Over the Christmas break, Oculus have had some pretty great deals on VR titles and today, those sales end. If you have an Oculus Rift and have been looking at buying titles like The Climb or Superhot VR, then you want to take a look as there are some...
  • Oculus Desktop app also getting an overhaul with Rift Core 2.0

    If you have an Oculus Rift, its time to get excited about updates. During the recent Oculus Connect 4 developer conference, Oculus announced we were getting a complete overhaul of the Oculus Home experience. Today they’ve announced their Oculus desktop app is also getting an overhaul. Launching as part...
  • Fly the Red Bull Air Race in VR with Oculus Rift support

    Developers Slightly Mad Studios of Project CARS fame has partnered with Red Bull to create a new Air Race PC game that’s free to play. Currently in beta, the game features Oculus Rift support means you can immerse yourself in the pilot experience and fly up to 425 km/h while...
  • Oculus Rift support coming to Dirt Rally next week

    Dirt Rally is without a doubt one of the best racing games ever created. That game is about to get even better with an update next week that’ll add support for the Oculus Rift. Developers Codemasters get a lot of credit for making a game that’s actually really hard,...
  • You can now play Minecraft in Virtual Reality

    Overnight Mark Zuckerberg announced Minecraft Gear VR Edition is now available. This means Minecraft is now available in Virtual Reality. While we’ve seen demonstrations of Minecraft on the HoloLens, this is the first AR/VR version that is shipping to consumers. Everything in VR is more immersive, but one of the...
  • Oculus Rift is now shipping, Zuck happy

    Today the Oculus Rift has started reaching customers in more than 20 countries. The fully-immersive VR has been a long time in the making with the the technology starting way back on August 2nd of 2012 with a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign was successful, with 9,522 backers pledging US$2,437,429 to help bring this project...
  • The most interesting news this week, wasn’t the new iPhone, it was VR

    Usually Apple owns the news cycle for much of the iPhone launch week. This year however with incremental updates to the phone (3D touch the exception), it demanded much less of the industry’s attention than years past. A much more exciting story that grabbed headlines came from Oculus and Samsung. Virtual...