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Darth Vader Faces a Four-Armed Rancor in the New Vader Immortal Episode II Trailer

I mean, you also get to wield the Force in VR and that’s pretty cool, but let’s rewind a touch: Four. Armed. Rancor. Read More >>

Oculus’s Cord-Free VR System Is About to Be Hands-Free, Too

The Oculus Quest has been out for a few months, and while Mark Zuckerberg told the crowd at Oculus Connect 6 that Facebook is selling its standalone VR headset as fast as the company can make them, Facebook is planning to add some major features including hand tracking and PC tethering in two separate future updates. Read More >>

What the New Oculus Rift Offers Weary Gamers

Between the departure of former CEO Brendan Iribe and Oculus’ recent focus on standalone VR headsets like the Oculus Go and the forthcoming Oculus Quest, it sort of felt like the company’s PC roots were being left behind. But Oculus promised it was working on a successor to the original Rift from 2016, so here it is: the Oculus Rift S. And it’s sort of underwhelming. Read More >>

Facebook Pulls Oculus Rift Shooter Bullet Train From Conference Amid Gun Violence Controversy

Facebook has pulled a demo of Oculus Rift’s VR shooter “Bullet Train” from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland amid concerns over gun violence, Variety reported Saturday morning. Read More >>

Oculus Rift is Getting a Permanent Price Cut

This summer Oculus had a special deal on an Oculus Rift bundle (with Touch controllers) which let people buy it for the low price of £399. Now Oculus has confirmed that this change is permanent. Read More >>

Mark Zuckerberg Took a Tour of Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico in ‘Magical’ VR 

On Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promoted the social media giant’s new Facebook Spaces app, which allows users to remotely cast cartoon avatars of themselves walking around locations in the real world, by taking a “magical” tour of Puerto Rico. Read More >>

Is the £399 Oculus Rift a Deal or a VR-is-Dead Fire Sale?

If you really want a screen to strap to your head just in time for the summer, your luck's in. The UK price of the Oculus Rift has been slashed to just £399, and that includes the Touch input thing as well. Read More >>

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Oculus’s No Good Year Continues With Hundreds of Demo Stations Shutting Down

It’s been a rocky start for virtual reality manufacturers in general. But Oculus—the company that made people believe in VR again—may be having the hardest time of all. It’s been a year of sluggish sales, PR nightmares and one big time defeat in court. Now, US retailer Best Buy is pulling hundreds of demo stations from its sales floors. Read More >>

Sixa Rivvr Wants to Make Your Vive and Oculus Rift Headsets Completely Wireless

VR is an interesting experience with its ups and downs, with one of the biggest universal problems is that pesky wire getting in the way all the time. Thankfully there's a better way, thanks to Sixa Rivvr. Regardless of whether you have an Oculus Rift or an HTC Vive, it wants to keep your VR experiences tether-free. Read More >>

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HTC Vive Selling Twice As Many Headsets As Oculus Rift, Says Unreal Engine Creator

The VR war between frontrunning systems HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is skewing heavily towards the former, reckons Unreal Engine creator and founder of Epic Games Tim Sweeney. Read More >>

Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PS VR: Which VR Headset Should You Buy?

The three big names in VR are currently out in the world, taking up space in warehouses and on shop shelves. All of them hoping to be purchased for a happy life of gaming, because gadgets definitely have feelings. While premium VR gaming doesn't have quite as much choice as, say, premium PC gaming, you still have to decide which headset is right for you. Read More >>

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Guy Faceplants While Rock Climbing in Virtual Reality

Admit it. Deep down inside there’s a part of you that will always love watching people fall down, and it’s overjoyed that virtual reality is making a comeback. Even if the Oculus Rift and other VR devices don’t change the world as promised, at least we’ll have videos of people falling on their faces while trying to virtually rock climb. Read More >>

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Yup, the Oculus Touch Controllers Cost $200

First Amazon UK leaked the price and ship date of the new Oculus Touch controller in the UK, Now we know the price and ship date in the US. Read More >>

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Oculus Wants Us to Pay How Much For its Overdue Touch Controllers?

Amazon UK, and other UK retailers, just leaked the possible price of the long delayed Oculus Touch controllers, and perhaps unsurprisingly, they’re expensive. The leak suggests that the Touch controllers will ship in the UK on November 23 and they’ll retail for £190. Read More >>

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Palmer Luckey Says He’s Sorry, Sort Of

Surrounded by a swirl of controversy after published reports connected him to an alt-right political organisation, the 24-year-old Oculus exec has issued a statement saying he’s sorry his actions “are negatively impacting the perception of Oculus and his partners.” Read More >>