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... ]
When we were at Quakecon, we were lucky enough to get an interview with Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display. In the interview he discusses why the Rift is special and how you can support this bleeding edge technology.
You can listen to it all the way at the bottom of this post.
While you listen to it, you can support … [ Read More... ]
Palmer Luckey’s Oculus Rift now has a second game officially supporting the revolutionary hardware. Hawken, a mecha FPS by game development studio Adhesive Games has announced along with its publisher Meteor Entertainment, that it will ship with Oculus Rift support. This is the second game to support the Rift following id Software’s Doom 3: BFG Edition.
Some of the special features the Hawken team annouced in their … [ Read More... ]
The Rift. A new frontier. A virtual reality head mounted display controller.
We were lucky enough to try out Oculus‘ Rift at this years Quakecon. On display were 2 demonstrations, one was called the “flying demo” which was basically Id Software’s Rage with flying and noclip turned on (allowing for free movement). The other demo was of Doom 3 BFG Edition, which of course displayed the … [ Read More... ]