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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...