oculus rift

  1. VanGoghComplex

    Anyone seen a "two handed sword" Oculus Touch accessory?

    I've been playing an unhealthy amount of Blade and Sorcery lately. One thing I'm really missing is the use of two-handed weapons like the claymore. I know it's a skill deficit thing mainly; I can just not get my arms to act like they're both holding onto a single thing when they actually aren't...
  2. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Available for Preorder

    The Tetris Effect is available for preorder on the Epic Games Store. The game will have support for both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It is $39.99 with a limited time discount to $31.99.
  3. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect Is Coming to PC

    The Tetris Effect is coming to PC on July 23, 2019. The Epic Games Store exclusive will have VR support for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. There is a 20% discount that will lower the price from $39.99 to $31.99. The discount offer ends on August 6th.
  4. M

    R5 1600 going to bottleneck a Rift S?

    I recently sold my gaming PC with an R5 2600 OC'd to 4.1 ghz, since I was barely using it. This was with running an Oculus Rift CV1. I purchased, on a whim, the Rift S last week after getting it for $324 from the Lenovo/ebates sale. It should be here in a few days, so I need to build a new PC to...
  5. cageymaru

    Oculus Rift Is $329 at Best Buy

    Oculus - Rift + Touch Virtual Reality Headset Bundle is $329. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/oculus-rift-touch-virtual-reality-headset-bundle-for-compatible-windows-pcs-black/5989502.p?skuId=5989502 Also on Amazon for the same price! Thanks Wrench ! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073X8N1YW?
  6. cageymaru

    Sign up for a VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    HTC VIVEPORT is having a promotion where signing up for a free trial subscription, that costs $8.99 a month afterwards, will allow you to purchase 5 VR game at $1 each. The game selection includes: SUPERHOT VR Arizona Sunshine Sairento VR The Wizards Accounting+ The service work for the...
  7. cageymaru

    Start a Free Trial VIVEPORT Subscription and Purchase VR Games for $1 Each

    VR gamers can start a free 14 day trial subscription for VIVEPORT and purchase VR games for $1 each. The 5 games available for purchase include Accounting+, Arizona Sunshine, Sairento VR, SUPERHOT VR, and The Wizards. The subscription costs $8.99 a month and works with both the HTC Vive and...
  8. cageymaru

    3DNesVR Is an Emulator That Brings NES Games to VR

    The 3DNesVR emulator now has a Steam Store page and a free demo. It allows Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) games to be played in virtual reality (VR.) There are no games included with the app so you have to provide your own legally owned games. The release version of the application will...
  9. cageymaru

    Assetto Corsa Competizione Adds VR Support in Latest Patch

    Assetto Corsa Competizione has added virtual reality (VR) support in the Early Access Release 2 patch for the game. In this Steam discussions thread, owners of the game say that the VR is very rudimentary as it is a proof-of-concept addition to the game's alpha testing phase. The first-gen...
  10. cageymaru

    Developers Receive 100% Revenue Share from Viveport Subscription Until End of 2018

    HTC has graciously extended their offer of granting developers 100% revenue sharing from the Viveport subscription until the end of the year. Normally HTC would take 30% of the subscription revenue and the developers would get 70%. Viveport now boasts a library of over 500 titles and 5x the...
  11. cageymaru

    How to Connect an Oculus Rift to the VirtualLink Port on an NVIDIA GeForce RTX Series

    According to testing by Reddit users, the USB-C VirtualLink port on the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 can be used with the Oculus Rift VR headset. Reddit user TheDecn accomplished this by using Apple's USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter to hook his Oculus Rift to the VirtualLink port on his RTX...
  12. cageymaru

    HTC VIVEPORT Subscription Service Adds Oculus Rift Support

    The HTC VIVEPORT has been an exclusive monthly subscription service for VR aficionados who own the HTC VIVE HMD. Now the HTC VIVEPORT subscription service has added Oculus Rift support for certain games. This move makes sense as most VR titles on Steam support the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift...
  13. A

    Your current VR HMD mods...

    I'm just wondering what kind of mods(accessories, fixes, hardware, tricks, etc.) you guys are currently using to up your VR game. Here are mine for my HTC Vive: Samsung Gear VR Lens swap w/ 3d printed adapters 6mm VR cover(Switched out original face foam) Deluxe Audio Strap 25 Ft HDMI and 25 Ft...
  14. cageymaru

    Researchers Are Studying VR Controlled Robotic Arms Assisting Humans

    Researchers at the Keio University Graduate School of Media Design in Tokyo have designed a set of robotic arms, worn as a backpack, that allow a second person to control them remotely through VR. The person wearing the backpack can be provided assistance with tasks by the robotic arms...
  15. cageymaru

    Pixel Ripped 1989 Is an Indie VR Game with a Retrogaming Vibe

    Pixel Ripped 1989 is an Indie VR game where you fight the bad guys in the virtual "real world" of your classroom and again in the 2D sprite world comprised of pixel art, retrogaming inspired levels. I have a soft spot for retrogaming and the title looks like it would be a ton of fun; especially...
  16. DooKey

    Zero Killed VR Game Announced

    Developer Ignibit has announced their new VR only game, Zero Killed, is coming to Steam in September. The game will offer tactical combat, PvP multiplayer and includes a touch of sci-fi. Just remember that you need a HTC Vive or Oculus Rift to play the game. Check out their Steam page for screen...
  17. cageymaru

    The Great C Is a Short Story VR Experience Coming to VR Platforms

    The Great C is a cinematic adaptation of Philip K. Dick's short story about a supercomputer (Great C) that rules the world. Each year the Great C demands that a human be sent on a pilgrimage but none have ever returned. The VR experience is to be shown at the Venice Film Festival later this...
  18. cageymaru

    Marvel Powers United VR Allows You to Don the Superpowers of Various Heroes

    Marvel Powers United VR is coming to the Oculus Rift VR platform on July 26, 2018. The game features multiple heroes that you can play as and use their superpowers to destroy enemy bosses. If you ever wanted to role play as the Hulk and smash your living room, then this is the game for you...
  19. W

    Xbox One Controller Not Connecting After Using In Rift

    I've had this problem for a while and I finally tracked down the source of the problem. I have the Rift that included the Xbox One controller and wireless adaptor. What I have found is that if I use the controller in a Rift game, after the controller hibernates, it will not re-connect to the...
  20. DooKey

    Oculus Platform Updates Minimum and Recommended Spec OS to Windows 10

    The entire Oculus platform now requires Windows 10 if you want to take full advantage of all the features and content they provide. They say this is required because Microsoft is reducing support for earlier operating systems and Windows 10 provides a better platform for them. Their new Rift...
  21. FrgMstr

    FS: NIB - Oculus Rift - Controllers - Earbuds - SOLD

    NIB - Oculus Rift - Controllers - Earphones- $350 plus shipping Continental USA Only. Paypal Gift Required These are NIB parts that I bought at their introduction that have never been opened. I will open the boxes if you wish, to make sure the contents are what was on the packing slip. SOLD
  22. FrgMstr

    Oculus Breaks Rift's Home Software

    Oculus has seen fit to break the Rift's Oculus Home software here recently. It seems as though if you set your computer date back to February, you can still get some VR goodness however. Thank goodness we still have multiple Vive units set up in the garage. We are aware of and actively...
  23. D

    Echo Arena will remain free forever

    Come join us. I hear that it works well with ReVive, but we can tell who you are by the permanently upraised thumbs...
  24. H

    Oculus Rift Owners Thread

    Oculus Rift Owners Thread
  25. harsaphes

    Rift now 399. Should I and what do I need?

    Morning all. So now that the Rift is 399 I'm thinking about going to Best Buy and grabbing one. I know the new Santa Cruz will be available MAYBE in 2018 and I can always sell and upgrade then if need be. What else do I need to get? The sensors yes and how many? I'm guessing I'm sitting in a...
  26. S

    Where are the RX VEGA VR benchmarks?

    Anyone here with an RX Vega and HTC Vive or Oculus want to fire up Nvidia VCAT VR or SteamVR performance tool? Regards, Taylor Ratliff aka TaylorR137
  27. G

    Best driver settings for Rift and 1080ti?

    Trying to get the most out of my rift. Thanks!
  28. B

    What should I buy? Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?

    I have the option of buying the Oculus Rift at $399 brand new or buy my cousin's slightly used (read: barely) HTC Vive for $600. What one should I get? Is one really $200 better or worse?
  29. W

    Lone Echo (single player): A game to get!

    just got done playing about 2 hours of Lone Echo, my arms are pretty sore! This game is fantastic! It feels a little strange at first, the moving around, but after a while I was flying around walls and handles no problem. If you enjoyed the movie Gravity (the scenes without conversation and...
  30. Z

    Oculus Customer Service Thread (A+)

    I was having some issues with the headset losing signal. It was either the cable or the port on the headset itself. It would get a signal, but with any movement it would keep going in an out. Also I had an issue with the left headphone not working. I submitted a ticket at 2 a.m on a Saturday...
  31. W

    New Rift Users: included OculusMirror.exe shows whats on HMD.

    Many programs I have tried so far will give you some idea of what is being show on the Rift, but some like Google Earth VR just show a splash screen on the desktop while running the program. When trying to explain to other people whats going on or give instructions you might want to be able to...
  32. H

    Rift sensor location

    I got my replacement sensor in today along with a usb 3.0 powered cord. I have 2 sensors in front and I put the 3rd directly behind me on the wall instead of to the side. I think it tracks much better when I am turned away from the front sensors. The side back position seemed to have a dead...
  33. cageymaru

    Oculus Rift + Touch Combo is Now $598

    Oculus has lowered the price of VR with a significant reduction to the cost of ownership. Now you can get an Oculus Rift HMD plus the Touch controllers for only $598. This is a savings of $200! If you need another sensor, those are now $59. For an added "touch" they are including the VR game...
  34. Zarathustra[H]

    Castles Made of Sand: VR, PC Gaming, and Hype

    Computer Business Review has an opinion piece up today lamenting what they see as some in the media calling VR in 2016 a flop, after they themselves were responsible for hyping it up the first place. They want to set the record and expectations straight, pointing out that PC VR Gaming is a...
  35. cageymaru

    Constellation Tracking Could Be a Long-Term Mistake for Oculus

    The Oculus method of tracking it's headset and controllers through a room is called Constellation as it is a series of markers placed on the devices to mimic a constellation. Constellation is having a really hard time tracking the HMD and controller devices within the 3D space they occupy in a...
  36. H

    Just ordered an Oculus Rift...first thing to do?

    Hey, just got a OR CV1 in mint condition for $380 shipped. Been following the rift for at least 3 years now and was really considering spending g upwards of $100 on a smart phone headset. Starting thinking though if I could find a OR for under $400 it would be better to go that route, which I...
  37. cageymaru

    Oculus Launches Asynchronous Spacewarp, 45 FPS VR

    Oculus Launches Asynchronous Spacewarp, 45 FPS VR. https://www.pcper.com/news/Graphics-Cards/Oculus-Launches-Asynchronous-Spacewarp-45-FPS-VR Oculus blog. https://developer.oculus.com/blog/asynchronous-spacewarp/
  38. grifter_66

    Oculus Connect 3 Announcements.

    A lot of really good stuff announced today. Oculus Touch Is $199, Shipping December 6th, Final Design Revealed Three new previously unannounced Touch game Lone Echo from Ready At Dawn Games Robo Recall from Epic Games Arktika 1 from 4A Games A -very- brief look at Oculus Quill How...
  39. H

    Inexpensive DIY Ceiling Mount VR System

    This DIY ceiling mount VR system is brilliant. Anyone that has ever used a VR headset like the HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift knows that the cables can be kind of a pain in the ass. Well, this guy has a brilliant idea to keep your wires out of your way and it only cost about $15! Thanks to Johnny...
  40. schlitzbull

    Vorpx Review/Thread

    I picked up vorpx a while back. I don't think I would still purchase knowing what I know now, at least not at the $50 price tag. The biggest issue for me is the HUD. Take Borderlands 2 for example, your ammo and health are in the bottom corners of the screen. These can't really be seen. You can...
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