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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... >>

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

By 14 January 2014

Valve has announced that Steam now features an experimental mode for use with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Those who have used the system report that a giant floating screen is projected and head tracking allows you to look around within that.... >>

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

By 9 January 2014

Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that immerses you into video games like you'll have never experienced before. We've been watching the company's progression for a number of years now, trying out each iteration of the headset, all before it becomes... >>

Oculus Rift secures funding to go into mass production, consumer headset is go

Oculus Rift secures funding to go into mass production, consumer headset is go

By 13 December 2013

Oculus VR has secured a further $75 million (£45.9 million) in investment that will be used to finalise the consumer model of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. "This additional infusion of capital, as well as the leadership and experience of Marc... >>

Oculus Rift HD and Eve: Valkyrie: Hands-on with the duo made for each other

Oculus Rift HD and Eve: Valkyrie: Hands-on with the duo made for each other

By 20 November 2013

When we first had a go of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at CES in January it was in a very rough and ready form. It was only a standard definition headset at the time and the software was not really anything that truly showed the potential of... >>

At last, an Oculus Rift sex simulator is here: Had to happen (NSFW)

At last, an Oculus Rift sex simulator is here: Had to happen (NSFW)

By 14 November 2013

It was always going to happen. Any good advance in video technology is either created by or helped along by porn adopting it. And when it comes to a fully immersive 3D environment like Oculus Rift it was only a matter of time before sex simulation got... >>

Oculus Rift for Android is official, sorry iPhone

Oculus Rift for Android is official, sorry iPhone

By 30 October 2013

If you thought Google Glass would make you look funny on a train, wait until Oculus Rift gets its mobile headset out there. The 3D virtual reality headset is coming to Android, it was casually announced by CEO Brendan Iribe. At the GamesBeat 2013 conference... >>

Consumer version of Oculus Rift won't make you sick, 4K version to come

Consumer version of Oculus Rift won't make you sick, 4K version to come

By 18 October 2013

Early Oculus Rift users quickly noted experiencing motion sickness after using the gaming headset. It's something we felt at CES 2013, too. But according to Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe, the consumer version of the headset will completely get rid of any... >>