Big news from 2015 Game Awards with the announcement of Rockband VR for the rift !!!
The announcement made by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey came as a surprise to many with Oculus keeping a tight lid on the news of the partnership with harmonix, up until now.
Today sees the launch of another VR related Kickstarter campaign in the form of third person VR platformer MushroomBallVR.
Currently under development by Indi startup VitruviusVR, MushroomBallVR will not only support the soon to be released Oculus Rift (Q1 2016) but will also feature a first person mode compatible with the Virtuix Omni Treadmill.
Sept 24th, Hollywood California - Independent UK developer Rebellion today announced at the Oculus Connect 2 Developer Conference that its stunning VR reboot of Battlezone is in development for the Oculus Rift™.
First unveiled at E3 2015, Rebellion’s neon-hued, tank-blasting reboot received widespread acclaim, proving that comfortable, engaging combat was possible in VR, with Wired UK describing it as “one of the most entertaining games at the entire E3 conference”.
Revealed during yesterdays Oculus Connect Keynote presentation, CEO and founder of Epic Tim Sweeney showed a new demo they've been working on for Oculus Rift called "Bullet Train"
Epic who recently released Unreal Engine 4 for free to developers aren't planning on releasing Bullet Train as a fully fledged game but rather a proof of concept demo showing how FPS (First Person Shooter) can work in VR.
With the lead up to E3 there's been alot of speculation online as to what Oculus had planned to solve the controller and tracking issues inherent to VR; finally we have an answer with the announce of the highly anticipated "Oculus Touch" controller and "Constellation Tracking System".
"We’ve created Oculus Touch, a new pair of tracked controllers that let you take your VR games and experiences further than ever before." Oculus.com