The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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So, you just bought an Oculus Rift and you want to know what to download first (besides the free stuff). In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch and top 5 for the Xbox One gamepad, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store.

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The 5 Best Free Games on Oculus Rift

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There are plenty of great games out there for Oculus Rift, with the Oculus Store featuring a number of top titles certainly worth your hard-earned money. High production value, engaging VR mechanics, Touch optimization: the games below have it all. Developer : Epic Games.

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The Best VR Sports Games for the Oculus Rift

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After digging into nearly 20 titles, we’ve pulled together the top five VR sports games for the Oculus Rift that will scratch that itch for anyone looking for VR gameplay that’s both active and competitive.

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Acclaimed VR Puzzle Game ‘FORM’ Now Available for Oculus Rift

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Release in June, FORM is a VR puzzle game which has received top marks for its imposing, dream-like architecture and geometric puzzles. Now the game is available for Oculus Rift via both SteamVR and the Oculus store with a discount for the next week.

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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #1

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million and the Oculus Rift was born. Fast forward to 2018 and the Rift has been on the market for two and a half years and amassed an impressive ecosystem of games in that time. With that said, here are UploadVR’s 25 best Oculus Rift games.

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Easily Browse Oculus Store Sales and Free Games With ‘Oculus Store Spoofer’

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When games insufficiently deliver on critical features, modders tend to fill in the gaps with their own solutions—part and parcel of the gaming world. A filter menu also lets you find all games currently on sale including their original price and new sale price.

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Pulse Pounding Rhythm Game ‘Thumper’ Comes to Oculus Go Tomorrow

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Thumper (2016) , a totally unique rhythm game and verifiable indie gem, is heading to Oculus Go tomorrow, September 6th. A few months later, the VR version also came to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on PC. We gave the game an 8.5

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Oculus Brings ‘Boggle’ to Social VR App ‘Rooms’, More Hasbro Games ‘coming soon’

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Oculus first announced that Boggle and other Hasbro board games would be coming to Oculus’ mobile VR platform back at F8, Facebook’s developer conference. We teamed up with @HasbroNews to bring some beloved tabletop games to Oculus Rooms on #OculusGo and Gear VR.

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Getting Social – Oculus to Offer Persistent Avatars Across Multiplayer Games

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Up until now, multiplayer games on Oculus Home have relied on their own individual avatar selectors, meaning you couldn’t have the exact same avatar in two different apps. SEE ALSO Oculus Wants You to Talk With 'Parties' and Play in 'Rooms'.

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Oculus Job Listing Reveals Interest in Creating Location-based VR Games

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Oculus published a job listing recently that could mean the company is finally looking to enter the VR arcade space. SEE ALSO Oculus Quest Supports "Arena-scale" Tracking and Multi-room Guardian.

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Oculus Announces Asymmetric Co-op Heist Game ‘Covert’ for Oculus Go & Gear VR

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Los Angeles-based White Elk Studios , a team founded by former members of the God of War team, and Oculus Studios today announced a new co-op game called Covert. Image courtesy White Elk Studios, Oculus. Image courtesy White Elk Studios, Oculus.

Oculus to Show Brand New Game Demos at GDC, Detail What’s Ahead in 2018

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GDC, hosted later this month in San Francisco, has long been an important event for Oculus. We expect this means we’ll see the latest builds of previously announced games, but there’s a good chance some brand new titles will be revealed as well.

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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #5

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million and the Oculus Rift was born. Fast forward to 2018 and the Rift has been on the market for two and a half years and amassed an impressive ecosystem of games in that time. With that said, here are UploadVR’s 25 best Oculus Rift games.

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Oculus CTO: Quest Has No Dedicated Hardware to Play PC Games over USB-C

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Oculus Quest, the company’s newly announced high-end standalone headset, has a USB Type-C connector. So if you happen to own a new flagship GPU with a dedicated VirtualLink port, will you technically be able to take a USB-C cable, plug in the Quest and play your favorite PCVR games?

15 Best Oculus Go VR Horror Games And Experiences

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With Halloween right around the corner next week, we felt like it was time to start rounding up some of the very best VR horror games and experiences out there. For this list we’re focusing primarily on apps and experiences that can be accessed from an Oculus Go standalone VR headset.

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Oculus CTO Explores Next-gen Oculus Go Feature Wishlist

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Legendary programmer and Oculus CTO John Carmack took the stage today at Oculus Connect to have another one of his famous off-script, stream-of-thought talks. SEE ALSO Oculus Quest Hands-on and Tech Details.

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VR Rhythm Game ‘Rave Runner’ Announced For Oculus Quest

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Facebook’s fifth annual Oculus Connect event was arguable its biggest as the company revealed a plethora of updates to its ever growing catalogue of VR software, not to mention an entirely new standalone headset, the Oculus Quest. Dance like nobody’s watching.

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Oculus Store Thanksgiving Sale Now On, Up to 50% Off Rift Games

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Oculus dropped prices on several VR titles on their store for Thanksgiving with those prices likely to persist through the weekend until Cyber Monday. Particularly effective with a steering wheel controller, this game is both punishing and rewarding.

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Oculus Bundle 5 Touch Launch Day Games for $90

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Oculus are offering a new Touch launch bundle which packs in 5 of the best supported titles into one $90 bundle. SEE ALSO Hands-on: Crytek's 'The Climb' with Oculus Touch Feels Like an Entirely New Experience. SEE ALSO Oculus Releases 'Superhot VR' Trailer, Exclusive to Touch "for now".

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The Climb On Oculus Quest Will Include The Full Game

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Crytek won’t be making any cutbacks to the content of its debut VR game, The Climb , as it ports it to Oculus Quest. The Climb was one of the first games confirmed to be coming to Quest when the headset was revealed at Oculus Connect 5 last month. Unlike games like Dead and Buried and Superhot VR, though, we didn’t get a look at the game on the show floor. Experiences Gaming Oculus Quest The Climb

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Oculus Rift Deal Offers $75 Game Credit or $50 Gift Card

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Oculus is offering a ‘Dad & Grads’ deal on the Rift: now through 11:59 pm PT on June 16, you can buy a new Rift and get $75 worth of store credit from Oculus, or a $50 gift card from several retailers. Oculus Rift at Best Buy with $50 gift card.

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The 25 Best Must-Download Oculus Go Games And Apps

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Now that Oculus Go is finally here that means thousands (or hopefully millions) of people will soon have the most accessible way of experiencing VR at the ready no matter where they are or what they’re doing. Best New Oculus Go Launch Games. Best Ported Oculus Go Games.

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Oculus Touch Price Revealed in London GAME Store

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Touch , the long awaited natural input controller for the Oculus Rift, still doesn’t have an official price or release date—but a tweet from Nick Summers, associate editor at Engadget UK, has revealed that Oculus Touch is going to be priced at £189.99, at least in Britain.

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How To Sideload Apps And Games On Oculus Go

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If you want to find and install unique VR apps for Go that aren’t available on the Oculus Store, or you want to use regular 2D Android apps like Amazon Prime Video and Steam Link, this guide explains how to achieve both. There are 3 different types of apps/games you can sideload to your Go: VR Apps : these are VR apps just like you’d download on the Oculus Store, except either the developer didn’t want to put it on the store or Oculus rejected it.

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Oculus ‘Venues’ to Host NBA Games, Horror Films & More This Fall

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Oculus Venues , the social VR app for large-scale live event viewing, is continuing its screenings this fall with more NBA games, scary movies, and stand-up comedy nights. You can download the app on Oculus Go and Gear VR. Image courtesy Oculus.

Void Racer Is A Surprisingly Solid Wipeout VR-Style Game For Oculus Go

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WipEout and F-Zero have established themselves over the years as the premiere sci-fi racing games available. Overall though, I’d argue that WipEout Omega Collection VR on PSVR amounts to what very well could be the best VR racing game I’ve played to date.

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CES 2019: I Streamed PC VR Games To An Oculus Go With TPCast Air

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It doesn’t turn them into totally standalone devices like the Oculus Quest or anything. So on the table next to a laptop I spotted an Oculus Go. Now since the Oculus Go isn’t a 6DOF headset and it only has one single 3DOF controller, there is only a very limited use-case for a device like this on that headset. What makes TPCast Air particularly exciting though, from a tech perspective, is that it will support the Oculus Quest as well.

Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Awards

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There’s been plenty to talk about in VR gaming over the course of 2018, with even more ambitious indie studios and AAA game companies getting into the medium for the first time. Now for Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Award winners. Developer : Beat Games.

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First Look: Oculus Venues and Oculus TV

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These apps hope to make the Oculus Go your next entertainment device. The $200 standalone VR headset from Oculus has finally arrived. the Oculus Go is part of Oculus’ larger goal to getting one billion consumers into VR. Oculus Venues. Oculus TV.

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Games Shipping for FREE with Oculus Touch

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Oculus Touch will start shipping shortly, starting December 6th. Shipping right along side the new Oculus Touch controllers will be some nifty new software, and we have the final list. Hardware Oculus Oculus Rift Oculus Touch Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR VR Games VR News

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Oculus Quest Hands-on and Tech Details

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Oculus Quest was the main attraction at Oculus Connect 5 this week. Oculus Quest (formerly Project Santa Cruz) is officially set to launch in Spring 2019, priced at $400. In any case, it feels like Oculus has done a very good job with Quest and its insight tracking system.

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. As an active supporter of VR and head of one of gaming’s most important VR-compatible game engines, when Sweeney speaks, we tend to listen. Oculus Home.

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All 53 Oculus Touch Launch Titles Confirmed

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Oculus has today confirmed all 53 launch titles that will be available on December 6th for the launch of the Touch controllers. Oculus Touch Launch Titles. HandMade Game. Oculus Studios. Q-Games. Steel Wool Games. Oculus Story Studio. Cherry Pop Games.

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‘Rick and Morty’ VR Game is Releasing on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive April 20th

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Coming to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets on Steam and Oculus Home, you can take part in the dimension-hopping adventure starting Thursday, April 20th for for $29.99. image courtesy Adult Swim Games. 2011), one of the first games with Oculus DK1 support on Steam.

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Up Close With Oculus Quest

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Oculus Quest (formerly Santa Cruz) has been officially revealed, launching Spring 2019 for $400. Update (3:00 PM PT) : In a previous version of this article, it was stated that Oculus Quest and Oculus Go shared the same resolution.

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Oculus 1.17 Update Will Let You Launch SteamVR Apps From Oculus Home

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Until recently, Oculus Rift owners have had to maintain two separate repositories for games; Steam and Oculus Home. And depending on where you bought a game, that’s usually where you’d launch it from. image courtesy Oculus. The post Oculus 1.17

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Oculus to Bring Upcoming Rift Titles ‘Stormland’ & ‘Defector’ to PAX South

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Oculus is bringing two highly anticipated Rift exclusives to PAX South in San Antonio, Texas this year: Stormland and Defector. Stormland , a sci-fi adventure from Insomniac Games , first debuted at PAX West last summer. Oculus will be in Meeting Room 225 A/B and the VR Freeplay area.

‘Metro’ Devs 4A Games Ready to Reveal Oculus Touch Title, First Glimpses Here

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4A Games, the developers behind the popular sci-fi shooter franchise ‘Metro’, are not only allegedly working on an Oculus Rift title with Touch support, there’s a chance we’ll get to see it soon.

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‘Winter Wonderland’ Sale Offers Christmas Savings For Oculus Go & Rift Games

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Facebook’s Oculus has launched its ‘Winter Wonderland’ sale across Rift, Go, and Gear VR, with reduced prices on dozens of VR games on the Oculus Store. As well as the individual game sales, Facebook is also offering a ‘Chill Games Pack’ for each platform. The Rift pack contains 4 games, 2 experiences, and 1 app. The Go/GearVR pack contains 4 games and 2 experiences. The game is 40% off , making it just $17.99.

Oculus Creates Guide to Help VR Devs Make Highly Optimized Games

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Oculus recently published a new guide on how to optimize VR experiences along with some of the common pitfalls for devs to watch out for when tracking down and solving VR performance issues. SEE ALSO Oculus Research Devises High-accuracy Low-cost Stylus for Writing & Drawing in VR.

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Oculus Store to Include Flexible Bundle Pricing So You Get a Discount If You Already Own a Game

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One of the big barriers to buying flash sale bundles is the selection of games available. Oculus plans to address this with a dynamic pricing scheme that gives you a discount if you already own a game in an otherwise bundle-spoiled batch. oculus sale oculus store rift core 2.0

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Oculus Friday the 13th Flash Sale Brings Deep Discounts to Spooky Rift Games

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Just in time for the superstitious day of ‘Friday the 13th’, a one day flash sale on the Oculus store offers up some big discounts on scary & suspenseful games. With Halloween approaching, it’s a ripe time to load up your VR library with scary games.

‘Moss’ is Coming to Oculus Quest at Launch

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There isn’t a list of launch titles for Oculus Quest yet, the company’s newly announced $400 high-end standalone VR headset. The post ‘Moss’ is Coming to Oculus Quest at Launch appeared first on Road to VR.

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