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Project Morpheus Closes in on Completion

A new report has emerged to suggest that the virtual reality (VR) market might well have a new kingpin soon, and that kingpin may not be the Oculus Rift. While it was the first among us—at least in development kit...

Oculus May Have A Controller To Go With Its Rift

The Oculus Rift; it's easily one of the biggest developments in gaming since a plumber strode across our standard-definition televisions back in the 1980s. But one thing that's left viewers skeptical almost since its arrival is how, exactly, the system...

Samsung Gear VR Starts Simply In Gaming

The virtual reality movement is one that's seeing quite a bit of growth, even if much of that growth hasn't exactly hit store shelves as yet. But one that's moving along pretty well is Samsung's Gear VR device; while the...

The Holodeck: Is It Next?

While we've all been staring, enrapt, at the Oculus Rift for some time now and thinking that, indeed, this has to be the future of gaming that we're staring at right here. It has to be! It's virtual reality! But...

Facebook's "Oculus Experiences" Pushing Bounds Of Oculus Rift

Recently, a new development cropped up that really bears discussing. Facebook, reportedly, put out some feelers recently, talking to a variety of studios and individual directors about creating what some were referring to as “Oculus Experiences,” a new breed of...

Can Virtual Reality Make An Effective Anesthetic?

We've considered plenty of possibilities of late when it comes to virtual reality systems, particularly the Oculus Rift. We've readily seen the gaming applications, which have long been in place since the earliest days of “Dactyl Nightmare.” We've considered the...

Samsung's Gear VR: A Missed Opportunity?

There was some very exciting news earlier today that struck me as a good idea to touch on further, specifically, the announcement of Samsung's plans to bring out its Gear VR system at the upcoming IFA 2014 event. Developed with...

Drakerz-Confrontation Shows Power of Augmented Reality Gaming

These days we spend a lot of time considering virtual reality, and not without reason. For the first time in a long time, we've had the necessary tools—even competitors looking to offer other versions of said tools!--to really talk seriously...

The Link Between The Oculus Rift & Chuck E. Cheese

It's perhaps one of the most preposterous ideas seen lately, but it's no less true for its sheer outlandishness. There is indeed a link between the Oculus Rift and kiddie pizza haven Chuck E. Cheese, and it's one that alternately...

The Oculus Rift: Already Working On Movies

  We all knew that the Oculus Rift was going to be absolutely huge when it came to games. There was just no way around it; this was the closest we were ever going to come—for now, at least—to actual...

Cult County To Support Project Morpheus, or, Who's Bootstrapping Who?

Not too long ago the first reports came out about the Project Morpheus system from Sony, and the gaming community was largely excited about it, especially the community that favored the Sony PlayStation 4 approach to gaming. It was likely...

Facebook Buys Oculus: Good News For Gamers?

Recently we all found out a bit of news that was likely shocking to most, though whether or not it was shocking in a good way left many uncertain. Facebook bought Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift...

Another Part of the VR Movement Takes Shape With PrioVR

The move into the virtual reality market has been substantial by most any measure, but one thing's for sure: there are certain points which must be achieved in order to get this off the ground to its fullest. We've been...

The VRcade: Is There A Future In The Arcade?

Let's face it, kids. The arcade is mostly a dead prospect these days. Oh, sure, there are still examples of the concept around; every so often you'll find a place still devoted to keeping the old machines alive, or even...

2014 In Gaming: A Big Year In The Making

Gamers out there are undoubtedly looking forward to 2014, and with good reason. There's a whole new crop of developments out there just waiting to make themselves known, and some that have already been started that should come to fruition...

Could the Oculus Rift Mean Big Things In Gaming Peripherals?

One great principle that seems to follow business is “nothing succeeds like success.” It's a principle that's powered more than a few movies, not to mention books, webcomics, and especially video games. But recent moves in the field of virtual...

Augmented Reality Vs. Virtual Reality: Which Is The Real Game-Changer?

It's an interesting question, no doubt, but the question of just which technology is going to have more impact in terms of gaming—virtual reality or augmented reality—is one that should be front and center for more than a few gamers...

Oculus' Biggest Truth: Content Sells Hardware

While plenty of gamers out there are looking forward to the release of the Oculus Rift as a way to fundamentally redefine gaming as we know it, there's a truth lurking under the surface that some aren't quite so willing...

Oculus Rift, CastAR, and Friends: Virtual Reality Hardware Becoming A Full Market

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. That's not just a partial Bible quote turned pithy saying any more, but rather a fair description of the virtual reality market. While there was software and to spare ready to...

Oculus Calls Together The Biggest Names In Virtual Reality

Conferences aren't exactly new; there are conferences for just about every industry out there, and commonly, conferences are regarded as valuable tools to show off new products and services, as well as network with others in that particular field. Sometimes...

Sixense's New Controller Hits Kickstarter, May Be Oculus Rift's Best Friend

While there has been plenty of attention paid around the launch of the Oculus Rift lately—still a forthcoming event at last report—there's the issue of controllers that will work well with the incredible visual display system. While some have suggested...

Sony and Virtual Reality May Be Getting Closer Together

The Oculus Rift is a device that's captured imaginations like few before it since the creation of the Internet got going in earnest. But according to some new reports, it may not be the only game in town when it...

Oculus Rift and IndieCade Plotting Game Jam

One of the greatest principles in gaming is that the hardware is important, but it's not so important that it can succeed in isolation without games. Oculus and IndieCade are looking to get together and start a game jam to...

A Free Oculus Rift? More Possible Than You Might Think

One of the great policies of economics comes in the form of an acronym. It's called “TANSTAAFL,” and it traces all the way back to the 1930s, though its first appearance is lost to history. Popularized by Robert Heinlein's novel...

Oculus Rift, Virtuix Omni, FPS Gaming--Virtual Reality Redux?

Some new and exciting news came out earlier today around the Oculus Rift, which managed to land a major infusion of funding in the form of a $16 million shot in the arm from Spark Capital and Matrix Partners. With...
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