Gaming

  • Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Will Open On Wednesday

    Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Will Open On Wednesday

    Pre-orders for the consumer version of the virtual reality headset are due to open on Wednesday January 6, at 8am PT, Oculus Rift announced today. Read More

  • Samsung’s ‘Rink’ Motion Controllers For Gear VR Look Pretty Great

    Samsung’s ‘Rink’ Motion Controllers For Gear VR Look Pretty Great

    A few days ago, Samsung shared a few items that they’d be showing on the floor at CES in Las Vegas. One of them, which barely caused a blip on the radar was the “rink.” It’s Samsung’s motion controllers for the Gear VR, something that is sorely needed for their mobile virtual reality experience. If you remember, Oculus just shared that their own motion… Read More

  • Oculus Pushes Back Touch Controller Launch To Second Half Of 2016

    Oculus Pushes Back Touch Controller Launch To Second Half Of 2016

    Sometimes timing creeps up on you and you have to move things back. It’s an ugly reality for hardware creators, but it happens. Today, Oculus announced that its Touch controllers will be shipping in the second half of 2016 instead of immediately with the Rift, which is still coming in Q1 2016 with preorders coming “soon.” Read More

  • We’re Close

    We’re Close

    All of the chatter about virtual reality shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Over the years, we’ve been forcing our way to get closer and closer to content of all types. For example, before we ever sat down to watch a movie, we’d hang out at a playhouse to watch a live show. The people who actually enjoyed sitting in the back were few and far between. They were probably… Read More

  • Oculus Founder: Rift Launch “On-Target” For Q1 2016

    Oculus Founder: Rift Launch “On-Target” For Q1 2016

    One of the most asked questions about the Oculus Rift is “when are we getting them?” and the founder of the company continues to update those who are waiting patiently. According to a series of tweets from Palmer Luckey, the Rift is on-target to ship in Q1. @PalmerLuckey Preorders are coming soon after new year. Enjoy a stress-free holiday, we won't launch preorders… Read More

  • Games Like Angry Birds Friends And Risk Hit The Chromecast Right Before The Holidays

    Games Like Angry Birds Friends And Risk Hit The Chromecast Right Before The Holidays

    We’ve gotten a fair bit of play out of Google’s latest $35 Chromecast leading up to the holidays. The games are pretty fun, and you can’t beat it for the price. In time for said holidays, a few more games are being shoved out to keep your family yelling at the screen. Angry Birds Friends and Driver Speedboat Paradise are two of the titles, created just for Chromecast… Read More

  • Oculus Shipping Early Builds Of Final Rift Hardware To Developers

    Oculus Shipping Early Builds Of Final Rift Hardware To Developers

    If you’re developing a launch title for the upcoming Oculus Rift, you may have gotten a little good news in your inbox this evening. The company says that it’s still shipping Rift hardware out to developers in the run up to launch, with the final hardware making its way into developer’s hands now, albeit still in an early build state. It’s tied to the Rift SDK 1.0. Read More

  • Pinball In Virtual Reality? Yes Please

    Pinball In Virtual Reality? Yes Please

    OK, it doesn’t exist just yet, but one group called “Pinball Labs” has a new Kickstarter to bring back the feels you felt when you entered an arcade with tons of pinball games. There’s nothing like the sounds and visuals of old pinball machines (I love Addams Family) and it could become a…reality once again in VR. The Kickstarter recently went live and this video… Read More

  • Colopl Launches $50M Global Fund Dedicated To Virtual Reality

    Colopl Launches $50M Global Fund Dedicated To Virtual Reality

    There’s no shortage of ideas and projects in the virtual reality space. There are tons of studios popping up all over the world to create immersive content for the platform. With the Oculus, HTC and Sony offerings coming next year, now’s a better time than any to dabble in the space. If only there was money to be raised. Welp, Colopl, a company deeply rooted in mobile gaming… Read More