Tag: RIFT Archives | Broken Joysticks

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
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
21

HTC unveils Vive consume edition and pre-order info

Begun the VR wars have. Today HTC has announced their final consumer production model of their VR headset the Vive. In a blog post on their website, HTC announced that the Vive pre-orders will open Monday Feburay 29th (yes that’s […]

Jan
07

Palmer Luckey insists “we are not making money on Rift”

So the Occulus Rift sold out at 600$. A price point that I belived would make it unobtainable for most average consumers. Way too much for me (I had budgeted for 450$), and 100$ more even than most industry estimates. […]

Dec
22

Final Rift hardware and SDK 1.0 shipping to devs

ITS HAPPENING Occulus has officially annoucned that the first copies of the final rift hardware are “Imminently shipping”.  This basically means this week, From the Occulus Rift website “If you’re shipping a Rift title in Q1, you’ll need early access to […]

Jun
05

Community Corner: MMO’s Going F2P

With intense competition pressed upon massively multiplayer online games by the explosion of the casual gaming market, developers are re-evaluating their businesses models to maintain not only their competitive edge but their overall player base. In 2010 Turbine tossed out […]

Aug
14

RIFT Wants You To Make a Long Term Commitment

MMORPG Rift is set to expand with the release of Storm Rift, the game’s first official expansion, later this fall. Trion Worlds hopes to entice existing and returning players by offering the expansion free of charge with a one year […]