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Oculus Rift

Post by E.Estrada » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:34 am

I got one. It is badass. That is all.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Post by MrJigglyPuff » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:50 am

Connects to your PC?
What games have you tried?
How much?
What kind of rig you gotta have to run it?

I've been looking at the PS4 VR bundles, not that I'm ready to pull the trigger.
I'd need then entire setup, but from what I've been reading, if you don't have, or will never own a 4K TV, the Slim or Std. PS4 will work fine.

With the Oculus, are the same titles available as the PS4?
But this would be another thing I'm just not that ready to pull the trigger.. lol

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Re: Oculus Rift

Post by E.Estrada » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:10 pm

Yep it connects to the PC.
I've tried a bunch of games.
Robo Recall is BAD ASS:

As is Super Hot VR:


The videos don't give them justice, you really have to try it out to see what it is all about. It is super immersive.

You need a fairly beefy PC to run it. I got a new video card that was $550, but you can get cheaper cards that will still run it well. The Rift and Touch controllers are $600, so a pricey investment overall.

Rift has exclusive titles that are not available on other platforms until at least one year after release.

I've had a hard on for trying out VR for a long time and finally bit the bullet. I'd say that the next gen headsets will be a lot better. Also, the PS4 headset has a lot lower resolution than the Rift or the HTC Vive. I actually have a Vive coming in the mail tomorrow and I am going to compare it to the Rift and decide which to keep. You can actually play an of the Rift games on a Vive with a workaround project called Revive:
https://github.com/LibreVR/Revive
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Re: Oculus Rift

Post by MrJigglyPuff » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:47 am

OUCH! $550 card + $600 headset + Games = :shock:
The $1300 PS4 VR bundles doesn't seem so bad. :?
My whole PC didn't cost $550, but it is a low-end gamer. :lol:

Looks like I'll be sticking with RvS for now.... :roll:

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