Category: Oculus Rift

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Oculus 1.0 Audio SDK beta

The sound inside VR experiences is getting a major upgrade with the 1.0 beta release of an Audio SDK from Oculus. The new software should make it easier for developers to add immersive sound to their apps as Facebook’s VR division moves closer to a finalized platform for the launch...

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Lucky’s Tale Developer Gets $25000000 Investment

Lucky’s Tale is unashamedly inspired by 3D platformers made famous by on the first rush of 3D capable consoles in the 90’s. When you play Lucky’s Tale, you can see homages to the likes of Mario 64, Conkers Bad Fur Day and Crash Bandicoot, and that is no bad thing....

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Oculus Touch’s Toybox

A new video from Oculus VR that took a look at the Oculus Touch position-tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). The video showcased the Toybox software that the company has been exhibiting with the device at various events around the world over the past...

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John Carmack Now Working on Minecraft for Oculus Rift and Gear VR

One of the biggest moments at last month’s Oculus Connect developer conference was the revelation that Minecraft, the stratospherically successful retro-styled social title, is coming to the Oculus Rift and Samsung’s Gear VR. Now, Oculus CTO John Carmack has stated that he’s working hard himself on optimising the title for virtual reality....

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Elite: Dangerous CQC Launch Trailer

Released today by Frontier Developments is a trailer for its Close Quarter Combat (CQC) Championships on virtual reality (VR) compatible space simulation videogame Elite: Dangerous. The CQC Championships, which is available now pits players against each other in the ultimate space gladiatorial contest. Players can equip their spacecraft with unique loadouts...

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The First Oculus Rift Has Rolled off the Production Line

At Oculus Connect 2015, key members of the teams responsible for designing and manufacturing the consumer Oculus Rift took to the stage to talk about the process of creating a headset for mass production. It was revealed that the first headset has already rolled off of the production line. On stage...