Try our new beta! Click here
Submitted by SactoGamer 893d ago | preview

E3 Impressions - Oculus Rift and EVR | Game Guys

The Oculus Rift headset has been making quite the impact in gaming as of late. Its ability to display a clear 3D image that wraps around the user's vision and submerge them into the experience has delighted many players. So far the support for the device seems to be tacked onto existing games. While the effect is good in those titles, it pales in comparison to EVR, a new title from CCP, the creators of EVE Online. (E3, EVE-VR, Oculus Rift, Tech)

TheSoundDefense  +   893d ago
I get the sense that the Oculus Rift is going to be highly dependent on how many games are made that really make good use of it. It's almost like a console in that sense.
caseh  +   893d ago
I could see this being fan-fuc*king-tastic for in-car view on Forza or GT. :D
sprinterboy  +   892d ago
Totally agree, if it sells a million then developers will not support it in there games unless it only takes a week to code into the game, just look at Sony MOVE, over 10 Million sold and you only get a handfull of developers supporting it, like KZ,Resistance etc. The tech is awesome but unfortunaly it wont see much use from developers imo, maybe 10 years from now it will be standard and included with your console, maybe PS5, Xbox one 2.
#1.2 (Edited 892d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
Polysix  +   892d ago
You really can't just 'code it into your game' - some games have done that (HL2) already and it's ok but hardly what VR/Rift was made for.

The best stuff for rift will be rift exclusive (or maybe have a special rift mode at least) because everything changes in there vs on a 2D screen, scale, speed, control choices etc. All of it has to be thought out properly and that's something I've wanted to happen for years. It would make even the simplest of levels in a game seem like a dream, just walking around, layer gameplay on top of that and we have the new crack.
Doctor_Freeman  +   893d ago
The Rift is my true next gen device,

Hopefully it turns out well they certainly have got enough support.
Polysix  +   893d ago
The rift is THE future. Everyone should get one! :)
mark134uk  +   892d ago
i love this device i cant wait to get 1 and i hope ps4 support it

we should launch a #drm type op on twitter to get sony to add support

s45gr32  +   892d ago
I can't wait for this it reminds me of sword art online anime.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Xenoblade Chronicles X review - Trusted Reviews

4h ago - Trusted Reviews: If you want to get into the Wii U’s biggest RPG, then you need to be sure that y... | Wii U

Blade & Soul – Live stage musical is now available on YouTube

5h ago - On 13 November, NCsoft held the finals of its Blade & Soul World Championship. On the same day, a... | PC

See what games are coming out in 2016

Now - Visit our release calendar to see what games are coming out in 2016. | Promoted post

TalesWeaver – Overlord invades Japan server of classic online game

5h ago - MMOculture: I believe this is the first time Overlord, the extremely popular anime which finished... | PC

Kai-ri-sei Million Arthur – RPG sequel launches in Singapore and Malaysia

5h ago - Eyedentity Mobile is pleased to announce that Kai-ri-sei Million Arthur, already enjoyed by 12 mi... | iPhone

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review | Marooners' Rock

6h ago - Robert writes: "A game's scope is all for naught if the gameplay can't keep up with it. After... | Wii U