Tag Archive: Oculus

Stay connected with these multiplayer games for Oculus Quest

If you’re tired of questing solo in your Oculus Quest, fear not. There are plenty of online multiplayer experiences, as well as party multiplayer with friends and family in the room, to enjoy. This list will focus primarily on the first option, with the best games for connecting and competing with your fellow gamers virtually, but there’s couple couch co-op options thrown in as well. Try these Quest VR titles for creating lasting friendships and bitter rivalries.

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How to play Half-Life: Alyx on the Oculus Quest

Whether you want to play it with Oculus Link or wirelessly, we’ve got you covered.

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s first flagship VR title, and it’s the first new Half-Life game in well over a decade. Valve has, once again, lived up to its pedigree as one of the world’s foremost video game developers and created a must-have title but, as of this moment, it’s only available on a PC running Steam. But Oculus Quest owners can rest  [Read More…]

How the Oculus Quest is helping me during the coronavirus pandemic

The Oculus Quest can help stave off cabin fever during quarantine.

With the UK in lockdown and most of my hobbies inaccessible during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, I turned to the Oculus Quest to help me keep a level head. The Oculus Quest helps me stay active, stay social, and, when needed, be anti-social. It has a wide variety of games to help me out and a growing community that provides a wide set of experiences in  [Read More…]

The Oculus Quest 2 might have been leaked by Facebook

A not-so-hidden codename.

What you need to know The Oculus Quest is a standalone VR headset with built-in cameras for tracking. It has made waves in the VR world for its aggressive pricing and wire-free experience. While it’s too soon to announce a successor, we may have confirmation it exists. A codename ‘Del Mar’ hints that an Oculus Quest 2 may be in development.

The Oculus Quest is still a fledgling VR platform, but it looks like  [Read More…]

Kids stuck at home? These Oculus Quest games will get them up and moving

Video games are amazing, but they usually don’t do a great job of burning up physical energy. That’s where VR and the Oculus Quest come in. If your kids are stuck at home and are bouncing off the walls, you can let them blow off some steam with the Oculus Quest. These games will get your kids and the family jumping, dancing, and spinning around.

Note: When you let kids use VR, remember to take breaks for ten minutes  [Read More…]

More than 20 games have made $1 million on Oculus Quest

A successful ecosystem is a happy ecosystem.

What you need to know The Quest is a standalone, fully-featured VR headset by Oculus and Facebook. It seems to be quite popular, with the headset regularly selling out. Facebook announced in a blog post that over 20 games have passed $ 1 million in revenue on the Quest. This revenue only includes money made through the Oculus Quest.

The Oculus Quest is a standalone VR headset that uses cameras  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest update brings a radically redesigned UI, multitasking features

Quick settings, personally curated apps and games, and less clunkiness are just the beginning.

What you need to know The home screen has been redesigned to help users more quickly adjust common settings and jump into their favorite games and apps. The home button menu is no longer a clunky, slow experience. The Oculus Browser debuts a new system-wide multitasking interface for utilizing up to 3 apps at once.

While the Oculus Quest is one of the  [Read More…]

An AI breakthrough could significantly improve Oculus Quest rendering power

Super-resolution scaling has proven to be a winner for Google and NVIDIA, and Oculus could soon be using it as well.

What you need to know Facebook’s AI division has found a way to utilize super-resolution rendering to improve Oculus Quest performance. This technique has been utilized by companies like Google and NVIDIA in the past and has proven to deliver amazing results. Facebook is not committing to a timeline for the possible update and maintains that  [Read More…]

Lies Beneath from Oculus Studios looks to scare the pants off players

An exclusive game inspired by Japanese macabre horror comics.

What you need to know Lies Beneath is a horror game inspired by Japanese horror comics and graphic novels. This Oculus-exclusive game is coming to Quest on March 31 and Rift on April 14. Players can expect a frightening landscape inspired by Silent Hill and Resident Evil.

From the developers of Robo Recall: Unplugged comes a brand new horror game slated exclusively for Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift  [Read More…]

Oculus just acquired Asgard’s Wrath developer Sanzaru Games

Facebook is continuing to expand Oculus Studios, this time with another acquisition.

What you need to know Sanzaru Games is the developer of Asgard’s Wrath. Facebook announced today that it has acquired Sanzaru Games. This acquisition follows the purchase of Beat Games back in November 2019.

Facebook purchased another company today in its bid to expand Oculus Studios. Facebook and Oculus are acquiring Sanzaru Games, developers of VR titles such as Asgard’s Wrath. A press release stated  [Read More…]