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Got a crappy computer? Play the original Quake with the Oculus Rift

If you’re like me (and I apologize in advance if you are), you were an early adopter of the awesome Oculus Rift SDK (I don’t apologize for this because it’s incredible). You bought the dev kit for the purpose of research and development. Awesome right? Yeah, until you remembered you’re running a 2009 Macbook Pro with 256mb of VRAM (or similar outdated hardware). Short of the simple (but effective) “Tuscany … [ Read More... ]

Oculus Rift to ship with out Doom 3: BFG Edition Support

One of the early selling points of the Oculus Rift was the fact that it would have some commercial games to support it, allowing developers and hardcore tech enthusiasts to have working examples. Unfortunately, it seems that the first publicly displayed demo of the VR HMD, Doom 3: BFG Edition, will not have support by the time the Rift ships between now and April. This doesn’t mean that BFG [ Read More... ]

Oculus Rift VR HMD Developer Kits Release Date Set

After a long and anxious development process for the young company Oculus, they’ve finally set a solid shipping date for their groundbreaking virtual reality head mounted display, The Rift. Previously, they had estimated shipping The Rift by December 2012 but according to their latest Kickstarter newsletter, shipping for Kickstarter backers starts March of 2013. People who bought an Oculus Rift after the Kickstarter will get theirs … [ Read More... ]

Oculus VR Gets New Office & Shares Updates with The Rift

Kickstarter legends and VR heroes Oculus VR have recently moved into a nice new office in Irvine, California. This comes only a few months after their massive Kickstarter which yielded over 2.4 million dollars from over 9500 backers. Wow. In their latest update via Kickstarter, Palmer Luckey and crew said, “We’re still getting setup, but the office is coming together nicely, with a full hardware lab, 3D [ Read More... ]