Smartphones did a number on us. They changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with the Web, heck, even our posture.
Carmack officially leaves the studio he co-founded in the 1990s.
And he sees an even broader use for tech behind the Rift: the movies.
If you have access to a Rift dev kit, here are four ways you can get the most out of your virtual-reality wonder goggles.
GamesBeat recently asked readers what new gaming technologies excite them the most. Unsurprisingly, next-generation consoles and Apple devices were favorites.
Startup Technical Illusions is looking for $400,000 in crowfunding to support its augment- and virtual-reality goggles.
The iMotion controller replaces a mouse and gives you tactile feedback when you grab things in a virtual world.
A developer used Unity to re-create the attack on the Empire’s super-weapon from A New Hope.
The STEM system is a wireless motion-tracking platform that goes well with the Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles.
Iribe will open our Oct. 29-Oct. 30 conference with a demo and a fireside chat.
Sony could make the PS4 feel like a big leap forward if it embraces Oculus Rift-like virtual reality.
College student gives Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles a spin — while hanging from a tree.
Sharing virtual reality apps is part of helping the platform take off.
The Id Software programmer will stay with his old company despite also working full-time at Oculus.
The studio optimized the game to make it feel like players are really sitting in the cockpit of a space mech.
Oculus VR has been on a rocket ride to mass awareness in the past year. Its toughest job: conquering motion sickness.
Developers will have three weeks to make a VR game for the Oculus Rift.
It’s time again for the most pointless kudos in all of games media: our annual E3 Non-Award Awards.
Editor’s Pick Our E3 2013 Game of the Show may not be that surprising, but our overall top three is. They’re all from the same genre.
Virtual reality might well make a comeback in games, based on the reception for Oculus VR.
Eve-VR, a space-combat game that uses the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset, is a promising side project for CCP Games.
Oculus was able to get four high-def prototypes ready in time for the biggest week in gaming tech.
Editor’s Pick According to Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe, the Rift virtual-reality headset can go far beyond gaming — such as replacing car brochures.
The Oculus Rift just got that much more immersive thanks to a bump in its screen resolution.
Editor’s Pick We have the technology — we just need to combine them to create a Star Trek-like virtual-reality experience.
One of the best games for virtual reality gets unofficial Oculus Rift support.
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Virtual reality isn’t all magic and sci-fi — at least not when you take a closer look.
When developers have to wait more than two hours to see the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, they need a way to release their (creative) energy. Oculus VR gave them one.
The partnership will integrate Oculus Rift into the Unreal Development Kit, giving the virtual reality technology a chance to spread.
Oculus VR’s virtual-reality headset provides a real, immersive 3D experience.
The 10 coolest things from this year’s CES.
The 3D VR headset of the future requires a few extra weeks in the oven.
Head-mounted displays could one day be a billion-dollar industry. But first they’ve got to get a bit cheaper.
One upcoming technology aiming to change how we both play and see games is the Rift from Oculus. The Rift fully supports and integrates 3D in what the company claims is the most realistic 3D gaming experience to date.
A new stereoscopic, 3D headset could soon make virtual reality in video games a, well, reality.