New Oculus Rift Experience ‘Lunadroid 237′ Out Now from Unello Design

Today Unello Design launches their latest Oculus Rift experience, Lunadroid 237. The experience puts the player on the surface of the Moon, during the U.S. manned missions, exploring as they find out who, or what, they are. … Read the full article …

Cloudhead Games Teases Forthcoming ‘Exploration School’ Demo for The Gallery: Six Elements

Cloudhead Games, developer of the forthcoming Oculus Rift title The Gallery: Six Elements, has been teasing a demo of the game with a series of entertaining videos. The 'Exploration School' demo will soon hit Kickstarter backers, where they'll be able to use the Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra in a virtual reality playground to bowl, shoot hoops, fire a paintball gun, and more. … Read the full article …

VRcade: A Look into the Future of the Virtual Reality Arcade

VRcade looks like the next logical step for immersive video gaming: With full body & weapon tracking, haptic feedback, a large motion capture arena and realistic graphics, the system offers everything needed to get closer to the virtual reality most of us know only from movies. Road to VR takes a look at VRcade and the exciting future of virtual reality gaming. … Read the full article …

Second Life Developers Confirm Oculus Rift Support is on the Way

Second Life will soon be added to the list of Oculus Rift games, according to a report from New World Notes. A spokesman from Linden Labs, developer of Second Life, has confirmed Oculus Rift integration and promises "strong support" for the VR headset. Second Life (2003) is a free massively multiplayer role playing game (MMORPG) where players create virtual avatars to inhabit the world. Players can create homes, clothes, buildings, and more; a virtual economy provides ways for players to sell … Read the full article …

Exclusive: Project Holodeck Hands-on Demo and Interview with Director Nathan Burba [video]

Recently I got a chance to meet up with Project Holodeck director Nathan Burba. Not only did we sit down for a detailed interview, but I was also fortunate enough to get a hands-on demo of the system. Project Holodeck is an immersive virtual reality multiplayer platform. Yes, that's a mouthful, but it means something significant. This is a complete virtual reality platform. The Oculus Rift is great, and I can't wait to get my hands on it, but I'm even more excited for Project Holodeck because it … Read the full article …

Project Holodeck Goes to the Game: Next Exhibition in Dublin

Project Holodeck is an effort out of USC to create a multiplayer virtual reality gaming platform that offers full avatar embodiment and immersive first-person gameplay. Some members of the Project Holodeck team made the lengthy trek from the States to Dublin, Ireland to showcase the project at the 'Game: Next' exhibition, a 4-day look at experimental gaming technology and the future of gaming, at the Science Gallery … Read the full article …

Montas Oculus Rift Game Goes to Indiegogo for Crowd-funding

Montas is an upcoming indie horror game with support for the Oculus Rift. We heard about Montas a few months back and now the creators, Organic Humans, have begun a crowd-funding campaign to help them raise money to get the game to market. "Montas is a first person survival horror adventure game focused on exploration, immersion, atmosphere, story and interactivity," according to the creators. A copy of the game for be yours for $10 through the crowd-funding campaign which is hosted on … Read the full article …

Star Citizen and the Oculus Rift, Help Kickstart the Space Combat Genre

Star Citizen is an ambitious new game which will feature Oculus Rift support. But it's also much more than that -- this is an opportunity to help realize a new generation of space combat simulator, a genre which once upon a time set the PC platform apart from its less auspicious console brethren. … Read the full article …

Blackspace Oculus Rift Compatible Game Kickstarter Needs Your Help, 5 Days Left!

Blackspace is an excellent looking hybrid-RTS game which the developers say will support the Oculus Rift. Pixel Foundry, the indie studio behind the game, launched a Kickstarter campaign for Blackspace back in September. With 5 days left the campaign is unfortunately still 65% shy of its $350,000 funding goal. The game looks to have excellent potential from what the team has shown off so far, and it is a steal at just $20 for a copy through the Kickstarter! … Read the full article …

IGN Talks Future of Gaming, Tries out the Oculus Rift and Interviews Creator Palmer Luckey

IGN is running a series of segments talking about the future of gaming, their latest episode takes a brief look at where we are on the road to virtual reality gaming. Naturally the Rift is mentioned; IGN interviewes Oculus Rift head mounted display creator Palmer Luckey and also gives the HMD a try with Doom 3. … Read the full article …

Blackspace is a Hybrid-RTS Game with Oculus Rift Support, Fundraising with Kickstarter [video]

Blackspace is a rather awesome looking upcoming hybrid-RTS (real time strategy) game which plans to incorporate the Oculus Rift head mounted display. The game, which is notable for being one of the first non-FPS (first person shooter) titles pledging Rift support, is currently raising funds for production through Kickstarter. … Read the full article …

Hawken Will be Oculus Rift Ready At Launch, Looks Incredible [video]

Here's some excellent news for anyone interersted in the Oculus Rift. Adhesive Games, the studio behind the upcoming (and awesome looking) Hawken has announced in conjunction with Oculus that the title will be Oculus Rift ready when it launches this December. Hawken is an upcoming free-to-play 'mech' title which I've had my eye on for some time. The game world has gone too long without a standout mech game. What already looked to be a visceral experience, with a world full of gritty detailed … Read the full article …

Oculus Rift Kickstarter Watch: Prototype, SDK, and Other Updates

The Oculus Rift Kickstarter is due to start any day soon and the VR community couldn't be more excited. The man behind the promising wide field-of-view head mounted display / VR headset, Palmer Luckey (AKA PalmerTech), has shared this photo of an early Oculus Rift prototype. Recall that this is a prototype of a non-consumer oriented device. Yes, it looks a bit rough around the edges; since the beginning of the project Luckey has made it clear that the first Oculus Rift is going to be a DIY kit … Read the full article …