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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Oculus ‘Rift S’ Will Be Present At GDC 2019


Reports indicate Oculus’ next headset will make its debut later this month. In October of last year, a report by Techcrunch claimed that Facebook’s Oculus would be abandoning its plans of a proper Oculus Rift 2 in favor of minor hardware updates to the existing Rift headset.

Every Major Oculus Rift Exclusive Game


Over the past three years, Facebook’s Oculus Studios has funded dozens of VR games for the Oculus Rift. If you have a different PC VR headset like a HTC Vive don’t worry- you can still play most of these games using the Revive hack. Touch Games. Epic Games. Robo Recall was the Rift’s flagship game for 2017. Oculus gave Epic an estimated budget of up to $10 million. We even gave it 2017 Game of The Year. 4A Games.

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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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Oculus To Reveal Zelda-Esque VR Game From Left 4 Dead Dev At GDC


Left4Dead developer Turtle Rock Studios has yet another Oculus Rift game in development. This one sounds like it takes inspiration from one of gaming’s most beloved franchises. Head of VR Nate Mitchell teased the game in an Oculus Blog post today.

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Oculus Quest To Have Strict Game Console-Like Store Curation


A new blog post authored by Facebook’s Chris Pruett announces a stricter process for software approval on the upcoming Oculus Quest Store. Quest is a hybrid of the company’s previous efforts with Oculus Go, Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Like Rift, Quest ships with Touch controllers and 6DoF tracking perfect for engaging games like Superhot and Face Your Fears. Oculus Quest is also a departure from earlier VR efforts at Facebook.

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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


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 Will Feature Same Sideloading Process as Oculus Go

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Developers creating VR apps for Oculus Quest will probably have a harder time getting through the review process than they did previously with Rift or Go. Oculus Quest is slated to release in Spring 2019 starting at $400.

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Games Shipping for FREE with Oculus Touch


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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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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Two Ways to Play Non-VR Games With the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive

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Games that are specifically developed for VR are always going to look and play the best in a VR headset, but let’s face it, most of us probably have huge libraries of traditional games, and you may be wondering “Can I play regular games on the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?”—the

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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 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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Oculus Shows Off Brutal ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Combat, Dismemberment

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On the build up to a larger reveal at GDC next week, Oculus has been teasing some of the combat mechanics in Asgard’s Wrath, the latest upcoming Oculus Studios title. Bows are confirmed to be in the game, but a bulk of the fighting appears to be melee-based.

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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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VR Rhythm Game ‘Rave Runner’ Announced For Oculus Quest


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 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 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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Report: New Oculus ‘Rift S’ Headset to be Revealed at GDC Next Week

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According to a report by UploadVR , citing emails sent from Facebook to Oculus developers, the rumored Rift S headsets will be revealed next week at GDC. Oculus is already confirmed as attending the event but hasn’t said anything about the potential of a new headset being revealed.

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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?

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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15 Best Oculus Go VR Horror Games And Experiences


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.

The 25 Best Must-Download Oculus Go Games And Apps


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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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #5


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 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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Apex Construct Dev Working On ‘Multiple Games’ For Oculus Quest


Oculus Quest’s spring 2019 release window is nearing. But it looks like at least two games are coming from the makers of Apex Construct. Stockholm-based Fast Travel Games announced this week that it’s working on “multiple games” for the upcoming headset. ” We are extremely excited to announce that we are working on multiple games for Oculus Quest! Fast Travel Games (@fasttravelgames) February 21, 2019.

Vive Studios & Vertigo Games Announce VR Card Battle Game ‘Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl’

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Vertigo Games, the studio behind Arizona Sunshine (2016) and Skyworld (2017), have teamed up with Vive Studios to create a new VR card-battler dubbed Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl. Check out the list of features mentioned on the game’s official website : Features.

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Angry Birds VR and Bait! Dev Resolution Games Working On ‘A Few’ Oculus Quest Games


Now that GDC is fast-approaching more and more VR developers are coming out of the woodwork to place their “We’re making games on Oculus Quest!” Recently Fast Travel Games, creators of Apex Construct, did so on Twitter and now Resolution Games, creators of Bait! Narrows , Angry Birds VR , and Wonderglade are doing the same: UPDATE: We’ve been a little quiet because… we are currently hard at work creating a few games for the #OculusQuest !

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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First Look: Oculus Venues and Oculus TV


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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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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Oculus Rift is Out of Stock All Over the Web, Suggesting ‘Rift S’ is Near

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It seems one of two things is happening at the moment: either Oculus Rift has been selling like hotcakes and going out of stock simultaneously all over the Internet, or the company is tuning down production for some unknown reason. Oculus Quest, Image courtesy Oculus.

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The Climb On Oculus Quest Will Include The Full Game


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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‘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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Oculus Quest Dev Settings Suggest Cross-Buy With Oculus Go


UPDATE: We reached out to Facebook and a representative issued the following statement: Oculus Quest will have a different store and requirements than Oculus Go and Rift. As they are different devices with different inputs there are no plans to implement cross-buying from Oculus Go to Oculus Quest at this time. The Oculus Platform SDK settings indicate that the upcoming Oculus Quest could have cross-buy with Oculus Go.

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Oculus Home and SteamVR Games Sale


But what if you want to try some more VR games, and your wallet is feeling a little light? Oculus and Steam have your back with a summer sale running through July 5 for Oculus and July 4 10 am PDT for SteamVR. Oculus home has Chronos for only $39.99 July 4 is coming up.

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Oculus Teases New Exclusive from ‘Marvel VR’ Developers

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Sanzaru Games , the minds behind Marvel Powers United VR (2018) and VR Sports Challenge (2016) , is apparently teaming up with Oculus again to develop another VR game. ” Oculus teased the upcoming title in a tweet yesterday, which features a gif of a flaming gate.

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 Quest Will Require A Higher Standard Of Content From Developers


As we grow closer to the release of the Oculus Quest, creators are already underway developing a new helping of games and experiences capable of harnessing the standalone devices 6DoF capabilities and inside-out tracking. Oculus Quest in action / Image Credit: Oculus.

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