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Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

By 13 March 2014

Sony plans to take the wraps off a virtual reality headset, similar to the Oculus Rift, at the Game Developers Conference next week, according to Edge Online. Several third party developers already have the VR headset for testing, and call it far superior... >>

Take the VR Ride to Space thanks to Oculus Rift

Take the VR Ride to Space thanks to Oculus Rift

By 7 March 2014

An ambitious project from the University of Surrey aims to virtually send people to space using Oculus Rift and a space-worthy balloon. The project is now on Kickstarter where £40 will secure you a "ride" to space. The plan is to send up a weather balloon... >>

Oculus Rift and O2 Wear the Rose let us train with the England rugby team, you can too

Oculus Rift and O2 Wear the Rose let us train with the England rugby team, you can too

By 6 March 2014

When asked if you want to train with the England rugby team the second thought, after will I survive, is how? A few years of schoolboy rugby surely aren't enough to stand up to the nation's most finely tuned athletes? Before thinking too deeply and missing... >>

Sony PS4 Oculus Rift rival tipped for GDC 2014 unveiling

Sony PS4 Oculus Rift rival tipped for GDC 2014 unveiling

By 21 February 2014

Sony is allegedly going to show its Oculus Rift-rivalling virtual reality headset at the Games Developers' Conference in San Francisco in March. An "inside source" told Tech Radar that the PS4-compatible device is almost ready to be revealed. They claim... >>

PrioVR gaming suit lets you move naturally for Oculus Rift backed gaming controls

PrioVR gaming suit lets you move naturally for Oculus Rift backed gaming controls

By 18 February 2014

The tagline for the PrioVR gaming suit, which is smashing its Kickstarter goal, is Suit up. Game on. This really effectively captures the simplicity of the suit that should making gaming controls more natural than anything before. The PrioVR Pro suit,... >>

Elder Scrolls Online gets the Oculus Rift treatment

Elder Scrolls Online gets the Oculus Rift treatment

By 11 February 2014

Elder Scrolls Online, recently previewed by Pocket-lint, has been released in closed beta and has already been given Oculus Rift support. Developer Chris Gallizzi was able to write the Oculus Rift support and even uploaded a demo video to YouTube of the... >>

Train with the England rugby team using Oculus Rift

Train with the England rugby team using Oculus Rift

By 6 February 2014

As England rugby sponsor, O2 has created a fully immersive experience that lets Oculus Rift wearers virtually train with the England team. Its Wear the Rose video was filmed using nine GoPro Hero 3 cameras with custom-built gimbals strapped to players... >>

Myo Armband and Oculus Rift to usher in immersive gesture-controlled gaming future

Myo Armband and Oculus Rift to usher in immersive gesture-controlled gaming future

By 5 February 2014

Thalmic Labs unveiled its Myo Armband last June as a means to control gadgets using gestures by detecting electrical forearm signals. Now the company plans to work with Oculus Rift for a new level of physical gaming. Spark Capital owns both the device... >>

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

By 4 February 2014

We've all seen those sci-fi movies where someone is retelling the story of how it all began. Whether it is the virus that wipes out most of the human race in Twelve Monkeys, the lead up to Judgment Day in Terminator 2, or the scenes in iRobot and Minority... >>

Oculus Rift is not just for gaming, it can also help you change sex

Oculus Rift is not just for gaming, it can also help you change sex

By 23 January 2014

When Oculus Rift finally becomes available to the general public and not just developers, there will be a flood of uses for the virtual reality headset other than just gaming. We have already written about its pornographic possibilities, but there is... >>