4A games and Oculus Studios have released ARKTIKA.1, a new VR action shooter for the Oculus Rift.
While PC players were left without the prospect of getting their hands on Rock Band 4 following an unsuccessful crowdfunding campaign by Harmonix, those with VR hardware will be able to rock out with plastic instruments in the very near future. Rock Band VR is a title developed by the studio that is set to launch on March 23 for Oculus Rift. Players will need to have the Oculus Touch motion controller as well as a Rock Band 4 console guitar to play the game, though.
Archiact has unveiled The Forgotten Chamber, an ominous virtual reality entertainment experience, now available as a free download from the Oculus Store, for the Oculus Rift. Step into The Forgotten Chamber, a VR experience in the horror and exploration genres. Immersed in a fully 3D VR environment featuring intense binaural audio, players will explore the uncharted depths of an ancient emperor’s tomb, and attempt to unravel its many dark secrets. But beware: some secrets are better left forgotten.
With the current push towards virtual reality technology in gaming, thanks to the ever-growing popularity of the medium, more and more publishers and developers are looking to make their titles compatible with VR devices. The latest to throw their hat into the ring is Sega, who recently confirmed that they are considering supporting VR headsets with some of their titles – including the critically acclaimed Alien: Isolation.
Gunfire Games, a leading independent developer of video games, announced today that Chronos, the premium VR adventure RPG title, has launched exclusively on Oculus. The new game is priced at $49.99, rated comfortable and is available in the Oculus store. The atmospheric RPG that chronicles a hero’s lifelong quest to save their homeland from a great evil combines unique adventure game elements with RPG mechanics all in an unparalleled level of immersion, scale and detail! A variety of weapons, abilities and powers help players in their quest all while exploring a vast fantasy world in full Virtual Reality.
Chronos, an upcoming RPG being developed by Gunfire Games for the Oculus Rift, has gotten a brand new trailer, as well as a number of new screenshots ahead of its release coinciding with the release of Oculus Rift on March 28. As a premium VR title on Rift, Chronos will be priced at $49.99 USD and is rated comfortable. You can watch a trailer for the game below.
Gunfire Games, a leading independent developer of video games, announced today that Chronos, their Virtual reality role-playing game available only on Oculus, has gone gold and will be ready for launch March 28. Chronos will be launching day-and-date with Rift. As a premium VR title on Rift, Chronos will be priced at $49.99 USD and is rated comfortable. You can watch a trailer for the game below.
Oculus VR has officially opened pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset, and the price has turned out to be quite steep for the new VR headset. Per the official website, the site will go for a hefty price tag of $599.00. That’s for the consumer model version, which will include the headset, a sensor, the Oculus Remote, cables, an Xbox One controller, EVE: Valkyrie and Lucky’s Tale.
The Oculus VR Team announced in an official blog post that the unique controller for the Rift, the Oculus Touch, has been delayed. As a result, the Oculus Touch will not launch along with the Rift headset in the first quarter of 2016 as previously scheduled. Per the statement, the controller needed more time.
For the last few generations of gaming, the focus has been on better graphics and the ever growing online community. But recently, a push for Virtual Reality has gotten the attention of many a company. What was once just the Oculus has now grown with Microsoft’s Hololens and Sony’s Project Morpheus. Yet Nintendo, a company who actually dominated the last console war through the use of motion control technology, apparently isn’t game on joining in this race. Speaking with Polygon at E3, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime stated why he and Nintendo, at present, aren’t on board with VR.
The CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, has revealed that the “all-in” price for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will be in the region of $1,500. Although that price seems incredibly high, Iribe explained that that price would include the cost of other hardware, including a brand new computer if the owner didn’t already have one capable of using the VR headset.
Oculus has today announced that their long-awaited virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, will not be made available to consumers until at least 2016. Reports over the last year have suggested the device would hit store shelves in 2015 but this new information confirms that isn’t the case. The company also declined to give a firm release date other than the first quarter of 2016, what specifications the consumer version will have or exactly how much it will cost.