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 Yeah, until you remembered you’re running a 2009 Macbook Pro with 256mb of VRAM (or similar outdated hardware).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... ]
One of the first thoughts of many including some of us here when we saw the Rift was to mod Mirror’s Edge for virtual reality. Well, modder Cymatic Bruce made it a reality and posted his own footage of Mirror’s Edge being played with Oculus’ Rift developers kit.
You can watch 9 minutes of Mirror’s Edge on the Oculus Rift below…
Cymatic Bruce calls it just an experiment, a … [ Read More... ]
In a totally expected (and appreciated) move, Valve will be releasing an update for Team Fortress 2 which will officially add support for Oculus’ Rift virtual reality head mounted display. It’s good news after the announcement that the VR headset will not have Doom 3 BFG Edition support out of the box. Furthermore, Valve is also going to be releasing a hat for TF2 that will indicate VR users.
Team … [ Read More... ]
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... ]