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RIFT heard you liked rifts, so it's added some rift support to your RIFT. Specifically, it's added in support for the Oculus Rift development kits. Yes, that means that players who have headsets and want to really feel as if they're right there staring into the game world can play around with doing...

August 26th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Good news for the VR enthusiasts today, or at least the VR enthusiasts who live in China and have a deep-seated desire to hack at some monsters in TERA. The game's Chinese publisher, Kunlun, revealed an agreement being made between the company and Sony to bring the game to the latter's virtual rea...

June 23rd 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Valve made an appearance at last week's Boston VR Bender event, showing off an updated version of its in-development VR technology to attending developers. Captured images show a new prototype of Valve's polka-dotted VR headset, which likely features a new method of precise positional tracking, ac...

June 3rd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Not that I have $500 or so to drop on an Oculus Rift when it comes out, but I must say that there's a part of me that would love to have one if more MMOs sign up to support it. Already we're seeing titles from Elder Scrolls Online to EVE Valkyrie lending support to this virtual reality headset, wh...

February 23rd 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Sony is preparing to launch a new personal head-mounted display, the Sony HMZ-T3W. This wireless visor is up for pre-order at Sony Stores and select nationwide retailers right now for $999. The headset, compatible with PC, consoles, tablets and smartphones through HDMI, is part of Sony's third gen...

October 7th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Oculus Rift developer kits aren't shipping until March 2013. Kickstarter backers can expect to get their hands on one by mid-April, while those with pre-orders must wait until late April. Oculus originally expected to complete backer and pre-order deliveries by January 2013, but it turns out finali...

November 28th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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You can still enjoy the future of face-based displays, even if you didn't support the Oculus Rift Kickstarter in the past. The "Developer Kit," which includes one of the fancy VR headsets and access to the SDK so you can make your own VR dreamscapes, is now available for direct pre-order from the O...

September 27th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The Oculus Rift may not technically be a tangible thing yet, but as of December 12 it can boast support for one more game: Hawken. It makes sense: every time we've seen something with mechs in it, the pilots are always wearing goofy goggles. Appropriate.In an interview with Forbes, publisher Meteor...

August 27th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Our future is starting to look more like the future of the early '90s, with gamers signing up to have TVs strapped to their faces. The 21st-century iteration on the long-lost VR headset concept (remember Sega VR?) is the Oculus Rift, a headset that combines a 1280x800 viewing area with head trackin...

August 2nd 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments