Techland's (Dead Island, Call of Juarez) Dying Light is an open world zombie game all about freedom in moving around the environment to escape your imminent doom at the bloody hands of the infected. If that kind of huge, open world ready for exploration seems like a perfect fit for the Oculus Rift, that's probably because it is.Read More
Outer space should definitely be first on your list of places you'd like to go with VR.
Interstellar doesn't hit theaters until early November, but IMAX and Oculus Rift have teamed up to bring space to a few movie theaters across the country. We tried it, and if you're near one of the locations they'll visit, it's well worth it both for an Oculus Rift demo and the sensation of actually traveling to outer space.Read More
"They're not ROCKS, Flounder, they're MINERALS!"
This is it, friends. We've finally hit peak Disney Princess. Anyway, who's your favorite? Normally I'm into Sedimentary Beauty, but I really like the design of Stone White, here. Thanks, Kevin Bolk!Read More
Social Justice Warriors, let our powers combine!
According to Rocket News 24, one "resourceful" Internet user has taken it upon himself to MacGyver a boob-grabbing game using an Oculus Rift, a novelty mouse pad, and a lady apparently animated to appear nonconsenting. Sigh. Boobs trump "women are hard to animate," I guess.Read More
In space, no one can hear you screw!
Cartoonist Ed Harrington has a series of IKEA-style instructions for assembling beloved movie monsters.Read More
THIS IS FOR...UH... VIRTUAL, MAKO
God damn it, San Diego Comic-Con. We can handle being away from the collectible toys, the incredible panels, and even Wonder Woman herself. But jaeger pilot simulations? This in untoward, Comic-Con! Do you hear me? This is not toward!Read More
"Oh, you want to virtually go. That's fine then." - Dads of America
In addition to ball pits, pizza parties and millions of parents regretting their decision to procreate, visitors to Chuck E. Cheese will now have access to an eerie virtual reality populated only by the poor man's Mickey Mouse.Read More
Now we just need a Rift port of Flappy Bird.
The Rift has the potential to let humans experience new things through virtual reality. It's great when paired with a VR treadmill like the Virtuix Omni, but that wasn't going quite far enough for the team behind Birdly. They built a machine that pairs with the Oculus Rift to make you really feel like one of our fine feathered friends.Read More
Frustrating, confusing, and dangerous. Pretty much par for the course.
If you had any doubts that experiencing lag in real life would suck even more than it does online, several brave Oculus Rift users agreed to experience simulated lag of up to three seconds while attempting to perform daily tasks as part of this ad for ume.net. Spoiler alert: it looks horrible.Read More
Spoiler alert: it's pukey.
So we've established that you're probably going to suck at virtual reality gaming for a while - you need to stop getting motion sick long enough to, you know, actually play. Here's a game for the Oculus that will definitely not help with that - it's Sonic the Hedgehog. In first-person.Read More