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Oculus Rift: Step Into the Game by Oculus β€” Kickstarter Virtual Reality Project

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We’re working with the best teams in the industry.

"What I've got now, is, I honestly think the best VR demo probably the world has ever seen"

John Carmack, id Software

"Needless to say, I'm a believer... We're extremely excited here at Epic Games to get the Unreal Engine integrated with Oculus"

CliffyB, Design Director Epic Games

"I think this will be the coolest way to experience games in the future. Simply that... that big"

David Helgason, CEO Unity

"I’m really looking forward to getting a chance to program with it and see what we can do.”

Michael Abrash, Valve

"It looks incredibly exciting, if anybody’s going to tackle this set of hard problems, we think that Palmer’s going to do it. So we’d strongly encourage you to support this Kickstarter.”

Gabe Newell, President and Owner Valve

Bundling DOOM 3 BFG with the Rift




This is truly the future of VR.

Thank you for posting the video. Wow, this looks awesome!

I am not sure if this kind of gaming is the future....I can see more something like screens set up in a room a la kinect rather than something you put on your head. JUst something about not having the peripheral vision and complete visual immersion for hours with lack of outside awareness goes against human nature.

how you feel wearing Oculus:


how you look wearing Oculus:


BTW if all these industry heavy hitters are behind this, why do they need a Kickstarter?

To raise funds, recruit developers, and attract media attention.

So far, looks like that's working according to plan.

Actually, more and more teams are using Kickstarter as marketing, not fundraising.

And Tasha, I can see a future where both Kinect and Oculus are popular.

3d holograms is the way to go

I like the sound of that, Tasha. :)

Tupac agrees, holograms are the shit.


Actually, Tupac was not a Hologram.

He's a 2-d video using an old theatre projection trick. :)

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