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  1. Android News

    Oculus announces $199 Go VR headset

    Oculus has teased a standalone VR headset that doesn't require a phone or PC called Oculus Go. It will retail for $199.
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    Oculus could be nearing the launch of its $200 standalone Rift VR headset

    Oculus is reportedly nearing the launch of a $200 standalone version of the Oculus Rift VR headset which will be unveiled later this year.
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    DEAL: Get the Oculus Rift and Touch bundle for just $399

    For a limited time, you can get the Oculus Rift and Touch controller for just $399, down from its regular price of $598.
  4. Android News

    Google releases new free 3D drawing app for VR

    Google has released a new 3D drawing app called Blocks for the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift. It gives you the ability to draw 3D objects in virtual reality, similar to Quill and Tilt Brush.
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    How to use Oculus Touch like a Vive Tracker

    Cale from VR Heads has published a tutorial on how to use your Oculus Touch in a similar fashion as the HTC Vive Tracker.
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    Oculus shuts down its VR film studio

    Oculus has announced it has shutdown its VR film studio. The reason given is the company has decided to shift its expertise toward external creations, rather than supporting in-house materials.
  7. Android News

    ZeniMax looks to stop the Oculus Rift from being sold

    Despite winning a $500 million judgement late last year, ZeniMax has filed an injunction from allowing Oculus to sell devices using the ZeniMax code.
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    Hulu adds two big features to its VR application for Oculus Rift and Gear VR owners

    If you own an Oculus Rift or Gear VR, and you enjoy VR content from the Hulu application then you'll get to use two new social features once it has been updated. Firstly, they're adding support for avatars to the social viewing rooms and secondly they're adding support for touch controllers.
  9. Android News

    Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead Oculus

    Hugo Barra didn't take long to announce his next venture. He has joined Facebook to lead the company's VR division, which means he becomes the head of the Oculus division.
  10. Android News

    How to avoid motion sickness when using various VR headsets

    Matt from VR Heads has compiled a list of the different VR headsets and shared different ways to tell whether you'll be subjected to motion sickness while playing games.
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    Here are the 10 best horror games for VR

    Cale from VR Source has compiled a list of the best horror games for VR and includes Dead Secret, Chair in a Room, and Dreadhalls.
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    Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift touch controller have started

    Oculus is releasing a new pair of controllers named "Touch", which are now available for pre-order. The new controllers will be priced at $199 and the whole Rift and Touch set will be priced at $798.
  13. Android News

    Samsung Gear VR games will soon get achievements

    Achievements are all the rage in gaming, and now VR is set to get some. Oculus is implementing achievements for Oculus Rift games, and that same functionality will also come to Samsung Gear VR titles as Samsung and Oculus are partners.
  14. Android News

    Oculus Rift supply has caught up to demand

    Oculus has announced that the supply of Oculus Rift has finally caught up to demand. The company says devices will now ship within 2-4 business days of ordering. The company also announced that the Oculus Connect conference will happen in San Jose, California from October 5th through the 7th.
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    You can now play Oculus Rift games on the HTC Vive

    Gamers and VR enthusiasts were very upset when Oculus started implementing DRM in the games published on their system. This DRM prevented Oculus Rift games from playing on the HTC Vive, but it seems they have gone back on their stance. They still won't give up on copy protection, but Oculus...
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    Oculus Home on the Samsung Gear VR will look more like it does on Oculus Rift

    The Samsung Gear VR app will be updated soon. Oculus Home -- the name of the portal for exploring VR content -- will soon look as it does on the Oculus Rift. This includes a more detailed homely environment with more room to show menus and options.
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    Fruit Ninja is coming to the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream, and PlayStation VR

    Halfbrick Studios has announced they will be bringing their popular mobile game, Fruit Ninja, to multiple VR platforms. The company says it will be available on the HTC Vive first, and then makes its way to the Oculus Rift, Google Daydream, and PlayStation VR before the end of the year.
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    VR was the focus of most booths at Computex, but there weren't any traditional game demos

    Engadget was was Computex this year in Taipei and unsurprisingly virtual reality was the big focus with most companies there. However, there weren't any traditional game demos. Instead, booths mainly consisted of interesting niches and unique applications. A great example of this was the "VR...
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    HTC Vive review states the device gets the nod above the Oculus Rift due to its SteamVR integration

    Lee from ArsTechnica reviews the HTC Vive VR headset and compares it to the Oculus Rift. The review states that while the Rift is more comfortable to wear, the Vive has a leg up on the competition due to its integration with Steam's gaming services.
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    Oculus Rift update blocks third-party app that ported its VR games to HTC Vive

    Revive is a third-party app that allows for games and apps exclusive to the Oculus Rift to be ported and used on the HTC Vive. Oculus has pushed an update that includes a check to see if you're actually using the Rift headset. The developer responded with a partial workaround.
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    Disney Movies VR is a Vive/Rift app on Steam that lets you explore their movies

    Disney has just released a free app in Steam's PC client web store called Disney Movies VR. If you own an HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift, then you can use this app to explore various worlds from the company's most popular movies.
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    Square Enix is bringing Hitman GO to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift

    Square Enix has announced they will be releasing Hitman GO on both the Gear VR as well as the Oculus Rift tomorrow. The Gear VR version will cost $7.99 and will be close to the same game we see on Android. The Oculus Rift version will cost $9.99 and is said to offer "a 90 FPS game experience...
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    You can try out the Oculus Rift at 48 Best Buy stores starting May 7th

    Best Buy today confirmed that 48 of their stores will have Oculus Rift demos starting May 7th. You can sign up for a demo up to a month in advance, and the stores with demos will also have a small quantity of units that you can purchase. Best Buy plans to expand Oculus Rift demos to more stores...
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    Eve: Valkyrie will be cross-platform multiplayer no matter which VR headset you have

    Eve: Valkyrie's developer has announced that their games will be cross-platform for PC and PlayStation. The game is one of the biggest to showcase the great benefits of virtual reality in gaming. Those on PC can play the game in VR using both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, while the PS4 users will be...
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    LibreVR allows Oculus Rift title to work with the HTC Vive

    A program named LibreVR has landed on GitHub, allowing users to play games on the HTC Vive which were elusively developed for the Oculus Rift. So far, Lucky's Tale and Oculus Dreamdeck are the only titles which have been tested on the HTC Vive using LibreVR, but there shouldn't be any issues is...