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Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

By 25 March 2014

Facebook has purchased virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion, the creator of the Oculus Rift headset that has been leading the VR space.  Facebook plans to extend Oculus' existing position in gaming to new verticals, including communications,... >>

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

By 19 March 2014

Sony has announced a virtual reality headset for the PS4 called Project Morpheus, during the Game Developers Conference on Tuesday. It's a blue light, 1080p screen, 90-degree field of view, and full 360 degree turning, headset that sits on top of your... >>

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

By 18 March 2014

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on its own Oculus Rift rivalling headset for Xbox One. While Sony is hottly tipped to unveil its own augmented reality headset for the PS4 during the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco from tomorrow, the... >>

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... >>