One of the most exciting announcements for VR fans at E3 this was that, not only was the new Sega title Alien: Isolation going to officially support the Oculus Rift but that it was playable as part of Oculus’ demo set too! We of course made a bee line to the booth to try it out.

Above is some off screen gameplay footage showing some really interesting mechanics that utilise the positional tracking capabilities of the Oculus Rift DK2 (which is due to ship next month). In particular, after pulling out the franchises signature motion tracker, the player can lean in to take a better look at the device.

Enjoy the video, we’ll have detailed impressions on all the demos at Oculus VR’s booth later on.

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Based in the UK, Paul has been immersed in interactive entertainment for the best part of 27 years and has followed advances in gaming with a passionate fervour. His obsession with graphical fidelity over the years has had him branded a ‘graphics whore’ (which he views as the highest compliment) more than once and he holds a particular candle for the dream of the ultimate immersive gaming experience. Having followed and been disappointed by the original VR explosion of the 90s, he then founded to follow the new and exciting prospect of the rebirth of VR in products like the Oculus Rift. Paul joined forces with Ben to help build the new Road to VR in preparation for what he sees as VR’s coming of age over the next few years.