Tag: Oculus Rift

Gaming News Wrap [8 Aug 2013]

South Africa, it’s the last day of the week. Enjoy the long weekend all. John Carmack joined Oculus VR as their chief technology officer. He does not appear to have left the firm he founded – id Software. [More on Eurogamer] If you pre-ordered your PS4 in the UK after 6 August, there is now no guarantee that you will even…

NASA using Oculus Rift to walk on Mars

The NASA JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) team were reportedly so impressed with the Oculus Rift during a trip to PAX, that they purchased one for the lab. Geek.com report [as cited by Gamespot] that the NASA team are pairing the Rift with an Omni treadmill, and are using the devise to virtually walk around Mars with the images sent back…

Gaming News Wrap [17 July 2013]

Yes it’s the middle of the week and the end seems so far, but if you read this Gaming News Wrap, you’ll be around 15 minutes closer to the weekend. See how kind we are to you? GTA V will be “much faster” than its predecessors and all three playable characters will be available from the start. Rockstar North president Leslie…

Gaming News Wrap [7 June 2013]

Good morning, and thank you good people for helping us stay sane this week… MVC sources reckon that Microsoft and Sky in the UK will reveal a new partnership at E3, which may see the Xbox One sold at a significantly reduced price when bundled with a Sky subscription. DStv in South Africa… you there? Hello?! Some new details about the Xbox…