This May Be The Future Of First-Person Shooters

Virtual reality was all the craze back in the early 90s. Too bad it was terrible, and didn’t go anywhere. Now the guys at Oculus Rift are trying to bring it back, and early reviews all say it’s the real…

New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case,…

Watch This Irish Woman Freak Out While “Riding” A Virtual Roller Coaster

We’ve already ascertained that the Oculus Rift is pretty awesome. The virtual reality headset has transported a grandmother to the Tuscan countryside in one demo while another has given people a taste of the French Revolution. Now it’s freaking out…

Virtual Reality Brings Your Public Execution To The Living Room

The Oculus Rift is pretty awesome. Even a charming old lady thinks so as it allowed her to visit the Tuscan countryside without leaving her kitchen. It was only a matter of time, however, before somebody made something a bit…

Watch This Adorable Grandmother Try Out Virtual Reality For The First Time

The elderly get a bad rap when it comes to technology. It’s entirely unfair to say that the elderly can’t accept new technologies when one grandmother not only uses innovative technologies, but fully endorses it as well. Paul Rivot, who…

Virtual Reality Gaming Could Finally Be Good With the Oculus Rift

Nearly every gamer of age has interacted with and been subsequently disappointed by a “virtual reality” headset display. Versions of these displays appeared in arcades as far back as the 90s, but none of them caught on. More recently, technology…

Sony Shows Off Playstation Move “Virtual Reality”

When Plastic Studios, the developers, along with Sony’s Santa Monica Studio, behind the upcoming PlayStation Network title Datura, was asked by Sony to use Sony’s HMZ-T1 3-D projector headset to make their game more immersive, they took it as a…

Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic]

Pictured above is Google co-founder Sergey Brin, via photographer Thomas Hawk’s Flickr page, showcasing his new Google “augmented reality” glasses. In case you don’y know what Google glasses are, listen to what Google had to say earlier this month on…

DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses

The DOD is working on some cool new technology to help with soldiers performing ISR or Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. These activities require special equipment that can come as a bit of a hassle at times. DARPA or the Defense…

HoloDesk Lets You Play With Virtual Balls

Microsoft has released a video of an experimental project called the HoloDesk. The HoloDesk uses an optical see-through display and a Kinect camera to “create the illusion that users are directly interacting with 3D graphics.” So if I understand this…