Tag Archive: Oculus

No need for controllers with these awesome Oculus Quest games

With version 13 of the Oculus software, the Oculus Quest now automatically tracks your hands when it can’t find any Oculus Touch controllers in range. While it’s a novelty to browse through the Oculus menus with just your fingers, playing games is way more fun. To get started, sideload apps to your Oculus Quest using Sidequest before you begin. Also, for the best results, always play in a well-lit room for optimal hand-tracking performance. The brighter, the better.

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Is the Oculus Quest the best option for VR in a wheelchair?

Best answer: Depending on your level of mobility, yes. The Quest has plenty of experiences with a seated mode option, and the lack of wires allows wheelchair users to play without any problematic upkeep. Yet, Oculus lacks an accessible-height option in Steam VR. Users with limited motion may find moving around the room or using Touch controllers more difficult than a simpler device with 3DoF (head tilting only) tracking like on the Go.

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How to improve hand tracking on the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest recently gained preview support for hand tracking. The feature allows you to navigate menus and even play some games with nothing but your hands. It’s a new and exciting feature for the Oculus Quest, but it’s still in its early stages and doesn’t always work. There are a few things you can do to help get the best hand tracking experience.

Products used in this guide Standalone VR: Oculus Quest ($ 400 at Best Buy)  [Read More…]

How to safely decorate your Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest is the absolute easiest and least expensive way to get into the world of proper roomscale VR, but it’s only got one problem: each one looks exactly the same. There are no alternative colors, no special editions, and no real way to differentiate your Oculus Quest from anyone else’s. As the old saying goes, sometimes you need to do something yourself if you want it done right. That’s why were giving you some guidelines to  [Read More…]

All these games support cross-by for Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift

What’s better than finding a game you love, finding a game you love and only having to pay for it once to play it on two devices. Many popular games support cross-buy between the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift. If you buy any of the games in this collection for one platform, you’ll get them on the other without having to spend another penny.

Shoot to the music Pistol Whip Staff pick

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How to safely reduce light bleed on the Oculus Quest

Every VR user wants their headset to seal them in a black vacuum of perfect immersion. Unfortunately, most new headsets, including the Oculus Quest, sport a sizable nose gap that lets light seep in. The nose gap design has several positives. It enables you to check your phone or surroundings without removing your headset, it circulates cold air in to prevent foggy lenses, and accommodates noses of all sizes and shapes. However, you may still want to try  [Read More…]

Beat Saber just gained three free songs on Steam, PSVR, and Oculus

Beat Saber’s library of music continues to expand with three new songs from Cametek.

What you need to know Beat Saber just added three free songs from Cametek. The songs come with the latest update to the popular rhythmic game. The songs are available on Steam, the PlayStation Store, and the Oculus Store.

Beat Games just added three new songs to the popular rhythmic game Beat Saber. All three songs are from the artist Cametek and come  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can sideload songs onto Beat Saber for the Oculus Quest

Beat Saber is one of the best titles on the Oculus Quest. It has you slash blocks and dodge bombs to the rhythm of pop, drum, bass, and more. While Beat Saber has a nice selection of songs built-in and has more songs through DLC, it falls short when it comes to most contemporary music. Thankfully, users have created custom song levels for Beat Saber.

Updated January 23, 2020: An update to Beat Saber stopped some methods  [Read More…]

Sairento: Untethered and Red Matter are $10 off for the Oculus Quest

Sairento and Red Matter come bundled together this weekend for 20% off.

What you need to know Red Matter is an impressive adventure puzzler set during a sci-fi Cold War on a distant moon. Sairento: Untethered puts you in the shoes of a ninja and features some of the most intense action you’ll find in VR. Both games are bundled together for $ 10 off ($ 35.99 total) until 1/20/2020 10 AM PT.

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Does casting Oculus Quest games reduce battery life?

Best Answer: No. The Oculus Quest was built with a mobile experience in mind and, surprisingly, casting to a TV or another external device will not negatively affect battery life in any noticeable way.

Freedom of wireless VR: Oculus Quest (From $ 399 at Amazon) Keep playing longer: Anker Powercore 10000 ($ 30 at Amazon) How long will the Oculus Quest battery last then?

The Oculus Quest is rated to last around three hours on a single  [Read More…]