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Kickstarter Looks Back at the Most Innovative Crowdfunding Campaigns Following Oculus Rift Announcement

Celebrating Oculus’ recent announcement about backers finally receiving their Rift headsets, Kickstarter revealed on Wednesday the most innovative crowdfunding campaigns that hit its popular platform over the years. The crowdfunding giant shared in a recent blog post: “If you check out the projects on Kickstarter… Read More

Elders React to Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience (Video)

As we struggle to fire up all cylinders back at the office after a long weekend of transition from late Summer to early Fall, we thought we would share an entertaining video showing “elders” experiencing the Oculus Rift for the very first time.  This video… Read More

Officials Announce Oculus Rift Should Hit Stores In 2015

It’s been a long time coming, and now an representative from Oculus Rift virtual reality announced a headset for consumers may go on sale as early as next year. The Irvine, the management at Oculus VR and the company that was bought by Facebook for… Read More

FPS Creator Reloaded Integrates with Oculus Rift

TGC Continues with Self-Hosted Pretail Funding. Coming from The Game Creators (TGC), a privately owned UK company, FPS Creator Reloaded (FPSC Reloaded) has announced their beta launch of Oculus Rift integration.  The game development tools studio sees integration as an important strategic move as part… Read More

Valve, Oculus Rift Team Up In Effort To Make Steam A VR Gaming Leader [Deck]

@hugotheonly1 I’m a big fan if oculus, and will buy one 🙂 but the valve demo really blew me away. VR is going to be amazing — David Hensley (@TheDavidHensley) January 16, 2014 Valve is a name that has become synonymous with disruption in the… Read More

Oculus Rift: Best of CES Winner 2014

For anyone who has actually had the luck to try out the Oculus Rift this should not come as a surprise.  The Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove” prototype has won the Best of CES 2104 prize.  The accolades continue to pore in from around the world,… Read More

Gizmodo’s Eric Limer On Oculus Rift: “It is going to change the world”

Oculus VR isn’t a stranger to rave reviews of the forthcoming Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset poised to be really disruptive in the video game industry. However, a recent piece in Gizmodo gives the device some seriously high praise. The title says it all: I Wore the… Read More

WATCH: Business Insider Staffers Amazed By The Oculus Rift

Business Insider recently got their hands on an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and tried some things like riding a virtual roller coaster and exploring the planets. Their reaction? Amazement across the board, which is becoming a trend for the Oculus Rift. The Rift will… Read More

Oculus VR Working On HD, 4K Oculus Rift For Consumers

Oculus VR is a crowdfunding darling, having raised a $16 million Series A round on top of another $2.4 million on Kickstarter. Now the virtual reality gaming headset manufacturer is gearing up for primetime in the form of a new, consumer-spec headset that the team… Read More

The top 5 Kickstarter success stories: Oculus Rift, Pebble smart watch, Ouya and more

Crowdfunding is quietly changing the world. Websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo are enabling inventors, artists, and developers a way to fund their projects that up until now was almost impossible. The secret resides in the simple idea of giving creators a chance to pitch to their intended audience… Read More

Oculus Rift Freak Out Video, You Will Want One Now

Oculus Rift crowdfunded over $2.4 Million on Kickstarter just over a year ago and remains one of the super-stars of crowdfunding.  Oculus went on to raise $16 Million in an A round of financing with some pretty big name supporters attached. While this soon to… Read More

Hands-On: Oculus Rift is Bringing Virtual Reality to the Gaming Masses

I’m standing on a mountain, and it’s snowing. When I look up, left, right, I can see snow-flakes that are small at first, then bigger as they get closer to my face. In the distance, there are mountain peaks; there’s an entrance to a hollowed-out… Read More

Heavy Gear Assault Kickstarter updated to feature single-player, Oculus Rift support

The Kickstarter campaign for Heavy Gear Assault, Stompy Bot’s take on the Heavy Gear franchise, will feature single-player episodes and stretch goals, producer Vince McMullin announced. Heavy Gear Assault is a mech simulator that includes customization, melee combat and in-game corporate sponsorships. According to McMullin… Read More

10 Questions for Oculus Rift CEO Palmer Luckey

The Oculus Rift is a stunning virtual-reality headset for gamers. In PopMech’s test, we found that “the experience is so immersive that it’s actually a bit disorienting.” Today, we sit down for a few questions and answers with Oculus Rift founder, CEO, and wunderkind Palmer Luckey…. Read More

WATCH: Road Redemption Demo On Oculus Rift Shows Potential of Both

The video demo of “Road Redemption” on the Oculus Rift VR headset is mind-blowing. Remember Road Rash? It was a series of video games in the 90’s that had players fighting eachother while riding motorcycles. It was not only popular but also a lot of fun…. Read More

Watch A 90 Year Old Woman Try The Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset for 3d games that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter to the tune of $2.4 million. Yesterday Gizmodo surfaced this awesome video of a 90 year old woman trying the headset on for the first time and her reaction… Read More

Oculus Brings Rift VR to Kickstarter Headquarters (Video)

On Monday, Kickstarter-success Oculus hit the streets of Brooklyn to visit the crowdfunding giant’s headquarters and brought over its famous project, Rift. The company successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter nearly three and a half years ago. Last week, CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced on Twitter that the… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Flies to Alaska to Hand Deliver Very First Rift VR (Video)

Over the weekend, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey flew to Anchorage, Alaska to deliver the very first Rift VR package was preordered by Ross Martin in January. As previously reported, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets…. Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Begins Finished Rift Headsets Shipments

This week, CEO of Kickstarter success Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets. Iribe shared in a tweet: The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016. pic.twitter.com/C0MMKmezun — Brendan Iribe (@brendaniribe) March 24, 2016 Earlier… Read More

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