Gaming just got a whole lot more realistic.
The Oculus Rift promises to bring gamers a number of new experiences and one of the first is a creepy demonstration of what it might have felt like to go under the guillotine in old world France.
An indie developer has successfully married gesture control and a fully realized avatar with the VR world of Oculus Rift. The results speak for themselves.
With Leoar3do, you'll be able to sculpt 3D models and send them to a 3D printer in seconds, even if you don't have crazy CAD skills.
The developers of the Virtuix Omni omnidirectional treadmill have finally gotten their hands on the Oculus Rift VR helmet, and the result is magic.
Don't want to wait a while for a developer kit, or even longer for Oculus Rift's commercial release? Just build your own!
Who wants to use analog sticks to make your video game characters move when you can use your body instead?
It takes a lot of sophistication to fool your brain into thinking that it's inside a virtual world, but somehow, the Oculus Rift has managed to make it work.
The FlyVIZ headset may not make you stronger than a speeding bullet, or faster than a tall building, or able to leap locomotives in a single bound, but it will give you the superpower of being able to see all around you at once. What does this mean? You can dodge balls thrown at you from behind! Take that, evil Throwing-Balls-At-People-From-Behind Man!
Microsoft has filed a patent application hinting to their plans for the future of gaming. It uses a sensor like the Xbox Kinect combined with a projection system that projects gameplay beyond your television to the surrounding room.