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The 12 Best PC Virtual Reality Games

The 12 Best PC Virtual Reality Games We’ve capped our list at 12 games, and will be updating this post as new VR games come out.A Good Match For: Fans of music games who want something fresh, anyone who likes their games abstract and intense.

Asus VivoPC X is going up for sale, and an Oculus Rift bundle is also incoming

Asus VivoPC X is going up for sale, and an Oculus Rift bundle is also incoming One of its most interesting new products, in fact, is the much more compact VivoPC X system offering solid performance in a small and portable chassis.As a refresher, the VivoPC X is most notable for packing some real power into a tiny frame.

The future of social media? Facebook’s Spaces lets users interact in VR environment

The future of social media? Facebook’s Spaces lets users interact in VR environment The project aims to take the social experience one step further, providing Facebook users with virtual environments where they can interact with their friends.Inside Spaces, users are represented by an avatar, which can be customized.

Explore the planet with Google Earth VR, now on Oculus Rift

Explore the planet with Google Earth VR, now on Oculus Rift We got a chance to travel to various countries in VR with the Rift at a Google event in New York City.The Oculus version of the Earth VR app works just like the Vive experience, except you’ll be using Facebook’s new Touch controllers.

What's missing from Facebook's vision of a VR future

What's missing from Facebook's vision of a VR future This could be the software breadcrumb app needed to push some Facebook users into using VR regularly.Usually, when Facebook announces something as cool as Facebook Spaces, you can almost feel the excitement ripple throughout social media.

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind If you enjoyed Allumette and you have access to an Oculus Rift, Henry is also worth checking out.Steam Oculus Google Play Store Kingspray Graffiti VR ($15) Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift Ever fancied yourself a street artist?

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, quietly slipped back onto the public stage this week after a tumultuous year that ended with his departure from Facebook in March.It was his first Twitter post since the one back in September, in which he apologized for his actions related to a political action group producing anti-Hillary Clinton pro-Donald Trump content.

Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus VR film profiling prison inmates changing their lives

Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus VR film profiling prison inmates changing their lives Mark Zuckerberg made a big splash last week with Facebook's dive into social VR in the form of Facebook Spaces.But Zuckerberg knows that social media is just part of the VR picture, and on Sunday he demonstrated that by posting a short VR film called Step to the Line.

Finally, the VR esports tournament Oculus gamers have been waiting for

Finally, the VR esports tournament Oculus gamers have been waiting for I have a confession to make: I'm addicted to playing The Unspoken virtual reality game on the Oculus Rift.and Canada (except Quebec) starting on May 13 and will offer prizes to winners valued at $7,500 in total.

Alien: Covenant VR Experience Coming to Oculus Rift

Alien: Covenant VR Experience Coming to Oculus Rift 20th Century Fox announced today that an Alien: Covenant “VR Experience” named In Utero would be released prior to the launch of Ridley Scott’s film.Naturally, since this is an Alien movie after all, the planet likely isn’t as much of a paradise as the colonists expected.

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle When you buy an Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers alongside an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, 1070 or 1060, you get three games for free.All games are compatible with the Oculus Rift and offer a great introduction to virtual reality gaming for new buyers.

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure The experience is called Alien: Covenant in Utero and it's a short VR experience launching on the Oculus Rift Wednesday.That day, April 26, also happens to be "Alien Day" — a reference to planet LV-426, from the original Alien film.

Oculus Won’t Be at E3 2017

Oculus Won’t Be at E3 2017 However, despite having been there every year without fail since 2014, Oculus has announced that it will not be present at E3 2017.Other gaming booths that rely upon the Oculus Rift in order to offer a virtual reality experience and incorporate motion controls will most likely continue to use the Oculus Rift, so in some shape or form, attendees can expect Oculus to still have an impact on the event.

‘Superhot VR’ developer says game is coming to the HTC Vive ‘soon’

‘Superhot VR’ developer says game is coming to the HTC Vive ‘soon’ The team behind the bullet-riddled and time-bending first-person virtual reality shooter Superhot VR has announced that the game is coming to the other major PC VR headset, the HTC Vive.Originally released on Windows PC and Xbox One as a traditional mouse-and-keyboard, 2D shooter in early 2016, Superhot’s Oculus Rift VR version debuted in December that same year.

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR NBA champion LeBron James has already hinted that, if he wins again in the coming weeks, he might not make the traditional post-season White House team visit now that Trump is president.But he—nor the other seven teams currently in the playoffs—may never need to, thanks to the immersive virtual reality experience offered by The People's House.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down. Bad news for fans of VR film: Oculus Story Studio is being shuttered, effective immediately.The decision was announced on Thursday by Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content.

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio Story Studio, which produced the Emmy-award winning VR short Henry, has been shuttered by Oculus.The studio in question is Story Studio, a division of the company that focuses on VR movies, rather than games.

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division Although there has certainly been some debate on Oculus’ content strategies over the past year or so, there’s no denying its first-party releases helped show what’s possible in the fledgling VR market.Alongside some of its in-house game developments like Luckey’s Tale, it released short films like Henry, Lost and more recently, Dear Angelica.

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet

Oculus Founder Cosplays as Metal Gear Solid 5’s Quiet Last month, 24 year old billionaire and founder of Oculus Palmer Luckey departed from Facebook under mysterious circumstances.Instead of sulking about leaving Facebook, and by extension Oculus, Palmer Luckey is attending anime conventions in costume as Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain‘s scantily clad sniper Quiet.

Microsoft announces ntrollers for mixed reality headsets

Microsoft announces ntrollers for mixed reality headsets Affordable mixed reality headgear costing roughly $300 will be arriving this year from Windows and partner companies such as Asus, Lenovo and Acer.” Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.