Tag: oculus Archives | Broken Joysticks

Feb
16

EVE Valkyrie Wormhole Update Now Live

CCP Games has rolled out a new major update to EVE: Valkyrie on both Windows PC and PlayStation VR that introduces Wormholes to the multiplayer space dog fighting title. Wormholes are essentially weekly challenges that will introduce players to advanced […]

Dec
28

Shift Controller To Offer Room Scale Like Experience Without Sensors

Virtual Reality motion controllers can add to the immersion of an interactive experience but setting up various base-stations and sensors can be a daunting task for the less hardcore among us. The Shift cross-platform controller purports to offer a simpler solutions […]

Oct
05

GaymerX Year Four Preview: Luna

At last weekend’s GaymerX Year Four, we had the chance to play Funomena’s upcoming VR puzzler Luna. The colorful LGBTQ-focused games convention felt like a perfect fit for developer Funomena, founded by former Journey team members Robin Hunicke and Martin […]

Aug
11

Snakebyte Announces A New Range of Controller Solutions & Accessories

Having a reliable controller is one of the most important aspects when it comes to an immersive gaming experience. Hardware vendor Snakebyte announced a trio of products today that are aimed at bringing a new level of control to the emerging […]

May
21

Oculus Driver V1.4 Breaks Popular Cross Platform Game Solution ‘RIVIVE’

A new update to the Oculus Home platform, driver version 1.4, breaks the community created cross-platform enabling RIVIVE modification. RIVIVE allowed owners of the HTC Vive to play Oculus home exclusive titles like EVE: Valkyrie and  Lucky’s Tale without owning […]

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
07

With Commercial Release The Oculus DK1 Has Become a PaperWeight

I knew this day would come eventually but I didn’t think it would be this soon. With the release of Oculus Home and the Oculus runtime V 1.30 the original Oculus Rift Development Kit 1 (or DK1) has been left behind […]

Apr
03

Oculus Rift Launch. Things Begin to Look Up

The 28th of March was the exciting big launch date of the Oculus Rift, when the premium VR headset would ship to those who had pre-ordered it. Except… It didn’t. Oculus originally generated a lot of excitement by shipping some […]

Mar
17

GDC Vive Review: Universe Sandbox ² VR

Valve took over a large section of the Game Developers Conference to show off the Vive and virtual reality games coming soon for the device. Universe Sandbox ²’s VR mode was one of the stars of the demos. Universe Sandbox […]

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

Pre-GDC Bootcamp Prepares the Next Generation of Public Figures in Games

This last Sunday, the Games Diversity Alliance hosted a bootcamp called “Amplifying New Voices” at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event was hosted to help prepare diverse developers that are rising in the game industry for the challenges […]

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 & […]

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 […]