Tag: Oculus Rift Archives | Broken Joysticks

Aug
04

Developer nDreams Brings Bloody Zombies to Xbox One, PS4, Oculus and HTC Vive This September

I probably lost you at the headline… Zombies and Virtual Reality? Is there a combination of things that been overdone in the past few years than immersive goggles and the undead? Well nDreams’ Bloody Zombies isn’t your typical wave based […]

Oct
07

The Next Product From Oculus: A More Affordable VR Headset

Virtual Reality has been all the buzz the last few years and 2016 has been “the year” for the technology – now that first adopters have been able to get their hands on VR products aimed squarely at consumers. Premium […]

Apr
12

Further Oculus Rift Delays Due To Microsoft?

Today Oculus announced further delays on Rift shipments, potentially as long as two months for some customers, sparking outrage amongst VR fans. The company confirmed once again that the delay was due to a component shortage, and that they were shipping […]

Apr
11

Marble Mountain Rolls in | Review

When I first looked at Marble Mountain, it reminded me of a game that I used to play back in my Commodore 64 days: Marble Madness back around 25 years ago. For people not familiar with that game, the goal […]

Mar
28

Consider Who Could Be There: Harassment in VR

Today marks the official launch of the Oculus Rift, a high quality  virtual reality headset with dozens of games to enjoy. As an avid fan and enthusiast for the medium, I am beyond excited for today. However, I am not going […]

Mar
28

CCP Games Unleashes EVE: Valkyrie Launch Trailer

CCP Games has unleashed the launch trailer for their immersive spaceship combat title EVE: Valyrie which is exclusively available for the Oculus Rift. Owen O’brien, the game’s executive producer, reflects on the journey the team has been on to bring […]

Mar
28

Broken Deals: Prepare For VR With This Excellent PC Hardware

Today is the big day – the first Oculus Rift consumer version (CV1)s have arrived to their owners homes. If you were one of the lucky few, well we’re all insanely jealous but we’ve also got some tips for you. […]

Mar
16

Oculus Shows Their Hand: Launch Title Prices

Oculus revealed the prices of their release titles at the Oculus Game Day event. The event was held in San Francisco, just outside of the popular Game Developers Convention, dozens of games intended for launch were being shown. There is […]

Mar
16

Preview: Dead & Buried Multiplayer on Oculus Rift with Touch

A few blocks away from the ongoing Game Developers Conference, Oculus hosted an exclusive preview event for their launch titles and other games coming to the Oculus Rift shortly after launch. One of the games being shown was Dead & […]

Feb
15

AMD Reveals Which CPUs They Recommend For Use With Oculus Rift

Owners of AMD hardware have been kept in the dark in terms of detailed specs for the upcoming Oculus Rift headset. Officially Oculus recommends that potential owners have a “Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater” but that does very little except […]

Feb
10

ASUS & Alienware Unveil First Oculus Ready PCs

2016 may very well be the year that virtual reality hits the mainstream with the impending release of both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. With the Rift set to ship to customers who pre-ordered starting later next month, March […]

Jan
20

Project C.A.R.S Gets VR Support With Upcoming Oculus Rift Patch

Last years’ Project C.A.R.S will be receiving an update this coming March which will enable stereoscopic 3D and head-tracking support for the consumer model of the Oculus Rift. Presumably this support will be delivered via a game update and will […]

Jan
19

A Few Things You Learn When Buying A Used Oculus Rift Off Of Kijiji

Two weeks ago while pursuing the online computer classifieds I came across something I didn’t think I’d see locally for some time, an Oculus VR headset at a reasonable price. After the announcement that Oculus wanted $600 USD for the […]

Jan
09

What It’s Like Entering The World of Virtual Reality With A Vision Impairment

With the Oculus Rift finally available for pre-order it’s easy to argue that the conversation surrounding virtual reality has never really been hotter. With all of the immersive enhancements that products like PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Open […]

Jan
08

Oculus Rift Priced; Internet Freaks Out

Paradigm Shift In case you missed it or you’ve been living underneath a gaming rock for the last little while, Oculus announced a price and start date for shipping for its Rift VR Headset: 599$ USD and March 28th. As one […]