Two New Game Engines Support Oculus Rift: TouchDesigner and CopperCube

More game engines with Oculus Rift support means more choices for developers! Recently, TouchDesigner and CopperCube have updated their engines to work with the Oculus Rift. … Read the full article …

Darknet Demo Now Available for Oculus Rift

We were lucky enough to get an early glimpse of Darknet last week. Now, developer Ed McNeil has made the demo available to Oculus Rift users everywhere to try. … Read the full article …

Inside Look: Jaunt Pulls in $6.8 Million in Venture Funding for Virtual Reality Cinema Toolset

After nearly a year, Jaunt comes out of stealth mode today with what they hope will launch of new content medium: cinematic virtual reality. For many months now, they have teased on their their website: "At Jaunt, we are developing a revolutionary new media experience. With our total immersion technology, you no longer just watch content, you live it." Today they reveal their innovations, and announce they have raised $6.8 million in funding towards bringing them to market. … Read the full article …

Spectre Kickstarter Reaches Goal with Two Days to Spare, Celebratory Playthrough on Sunday VR (video)

Spectre, the VR Jam Finalist once known as Spectre Seekers, is another step closer to becoming a full fledged Oculus Rift title.  The multiplayer virtual reality horror game from Proscenium has reached its Kickstarter goal of $15,000, powered through its first stretch goal, and has just under two days left to shoot for more. … Read the full article …

Condition One Blows the Door Open for Virtual Reality Cinematography With Zero Point

At GDC 2014, Condition One was showing a rough cut of their forthcoming virtual reality documentary, Zero Point. After experiencing the film first-hand, I came away extremely impressed and convinced that virtual reality cinema will be part of our future. Condition One is now offering discounted pre-orders for the film which will release this Spring. … Read the full article …

Minecraft Developer Notch Visits Oculus: “…I need to get back into Oculus Rift development”

Minecraft developer Markus "Notch" Persson recently made a trip to visit Oculus VR and Valve to check out their latest work in VR. Notch seemed suitably blown away by the virtual reality hardware that he saw, but will we ever see Oculus Rift support from Mojang's games? … Read the full article …

Second Life Accepting Limited Applications for Oculus Rift Beta Testing

Second Life developer Linden Lab has been teasing Oculus Rift support for their popular world since way back in April of last year. Today the company has announced that they're seeking users with Oculus Rift developer kits to participate in a limited beta test. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: VR Jam Finalist ‘SightLine’ IndieGogo Campaign Launches Next Week, Q&A With Developer Tomáš Mariančík (Video)

A revamped version of the excellent, mind-bending VR Jam finalist SightLine is heading to IndieGogo next week, we speak to developer Tomáš Mariančík to find out more. … Read the full article …

VR Jam Winner ‘Ciess’ Becomes ‘Darknet’, Q&A With Developer E McNeill

The follow up to last year's brilliant VR Jam winner Ciess has been announced by it's developer E McNeill. We take a look at Darknet and ask McNeill to answer some of our burning questions. … Read the full article …

The Next Version of Crashland Looks Amazing

As my personal favorite Oculus Rift demo, I've been watching Crashland's development closely. The forthcoming version, which will include a ferocious "Hell Worm," among other additions like powerups and new weapons, looks absolutely amazing. … Read the full article …

Jerry’s Place Oculus Rift Demo: Hang out in Seinfeld’s Iconic New York Apartment

Hot on the heels of the Spirited Away boiler room comes another nostalgic virtual reality experience. Jerry's Place VR is an Oculus Rift demo that puts you in an impressively detailed virtual version of Seinfeld's iconic New York apartment. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: Enter the World of Spirits in the Spirited Away Boiler Room Oculus Rift Demo (download + video)

Developer Nick Pittom has spent the last few weeks recreating a small scene from Spirited Away, one of Japan's most successful films. From the outset, Pittom wanted to produce a faithful recreation of this beloved film for enjoyment in the Oculus Rift. Road to VR is pleased to be the first to share this excellent demo. … Read the full article …

Interview: Sandman for Oculus Rift, Paddle Down a River of Dreams as the Mythical Ole Lokoje

Set along the river in the magical ‘Forest of Dreams’, Sandman artfully combines canoe based survival gameplay with an emotional, character-driven story adapted from the classic ‘Mr Sandman’ tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Brought to life by the immersive and groundbreaking Oculus Rift and enriched by an advanced randomisation system that means you’ll never experience the same river twice, Sandman is a first in a new generation of games designed specifically for this emerging virtual reality … Read the full article …

Preview: Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe Oculus Rift VR Demo (video)

Have you ever played air hockey in a space bar? Have you ever played air hockey in a space bar… while wearing an Oculus Rift? I have, and it’s amazing. Join me for a look at the Oculus Rift demo version of Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe. … Read the full article …

Oculus to Debut Rift Developer Kit 2 Next Month at GDC 2014?

The schedule for this year's Game Developer Conference is online, and one talk scheduled to be given by Oculus VR may give attended a glimpse of what they can expect from the long awaited next-gen Oculus Rift Dev Kit (DK2). … Read the full article …