“Fall in Love VR,” for the Oculus Rift, shows how integrating natural-language processing in virtual reality can create a sense of real intimacy. In 2015, The New York Times caused quite a stir by publishing “The 36 Questions That Lead To Love,” based on work by the psychologist Arthur Aron. Show More Summary
Two years ago, Crytek told us that it was developing Robinson: The Journey for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. Today, Crytek finally released the game for the third platform.
Is Windows Mixed Reality really the best option for VR? Microsoft has excited a lot of folks over the last couple of weeks with its Windows Mixed Reality partners. With multiple headsets headed to shelves before the holidays and lots of software partnerships on the way, it certainly looks like a complete thought. Show More Summary
Google released a significant update to Google Earth VR, which brings Google Earth’s popular Street View feature to the virtual reality version of the app. Google Earth VR Street View is available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and mobile VR headsets.
HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners can now access Street View images from 85 countries with this new addition to Google Earth VR.
What are some tips and tricks to help me set up my Oculus Rift the quickest way possible? Setting up and tearing down your Oculus Rift setup takes a relatively short amount of time based on the fun you get out of it. When you need to move, you unplug the head-mounted display (HMD), unplug the sensors, and gather up your controllers. Show More Summary
If you don't have the budget for a $700 Oculus Rift headset and a $1000 VR-ready gaming PC, here's a far cheaper solution. A die-hard Commodore 64 fan created a pair of virtual reality goggles for the classic 8-bit computer that can be easily found for just a few bucks at thrift shops around the country. More »
Game Cooks released an update to "Vindicta" on SteamVR that adds support for the Oculus Rift with Touch controllers. The game is also coming to the Oculus Store in the coming weeks.
While Windows Mixed Reality headsets have lower requirements than something like an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, you still need at the very least a mid-range PC and a variety of ports available to power the headsets. To prevent users from...Show More Summary
Oculus Rift's next big exclusive -- Arktika.1 -- from the team behind the Metro shooters will be released October 10th. That's right, over a full year after its debut at Oculus Connect 3, folks at home will finally be able to give the motion-controlled shooter from 4A Games a spin. Show More Summary
10 Rejected Virtual Reality Experiences While developers are creating some truly mind-blowing experiences in the world of VR, these are not those. Submitted by: Pitch Regular Keywords: VR virtual reality Oculus Rift Google Samsung Views: 13
Is there a way I can customize the Rift Guardian's borders The Oculus Rift has a Guardian system that you can manually set in the Rift's setup. This system keeps you from smashing into walls or your desk by displaying a virtual grid when you get near a spot you shouldn't be. Show More Summary
We test five platforms across 11 Oculus Rift games using a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti in order to determine how your choice of CPU affects performance.
Are the tables turnings when it comes to VR supremacy? The HTC Vive, which was the first mainstream virtual reality setup offering tracking and motion controllers, has held a comfortable lead in the VR market but Oculus Rift may officially be gaining. Show More Summary
Hidden Path Entertainment is getting ready to bring its third VR title, "Brass Tactics," to the Oculus Rift platform, and it’s offering a sizeable discount if you pre-order the game.
VR headsets aren't always comfortable. Popular products like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive use elastic straps to pull the goggles toward your face and often mess up your hair, and provide no easy way to give your eyes a break withoutShow More Summary
One of the world’s most beloved board games is coming to virtual reality — and a group of designers who want to make the worlds we find inside our Oculus Rifts and Samsung Gears the next place for us to gather and play on magical tables. On Friday at the PAX game and culture fan […]
Oculus is playing a leading role in proving that there are indeed games for VR. An argument that has followed VR around since its major introduction with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is that there are no games. This is a false argument. Show More Summary
The launch of the PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive were a huge step forward for the virtual reality market. Here are some really enjoyable games and apps that won't cost you a dime. The post The Best Free VR Games and Apps appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Virtual reality (VR) is a hot topic in the entertainment space. Notably, the most popular manifestations of VR arrive in the gaming space. With powerful VR headsets such as the Oculus Rift (our review), HTC Vive (which we also reviewed), and PlayStation VR (yes, we reviewed it), consumers benefit from tons of VR gaming choices. Show More Summary