Is Microsoft Testing a Rival to Google Glass?

Microsoft have missed a worldwide technology trend before, so after failing to capitalise on the tablet market it comes as no surprise that the company is possibly testing out its own wearable computer to compete with the likes of Google Glass. Component makers in Asia have been approached to supply key components for eyewear prototypes and the company  has been testing web connected eyewear accor...

Montague’s Mount Preview

Montague’s Mount is a psychological horror game from Irish developer Matthew Clifton, AKA Polypusher Studios. It is the first game to be released by the independent developer, and I had a chance to play through a brief section of it that is is still in an unfinished state. It is entirely first person, putting players in control of a man who finds himself washed up on the beach of an isolated...

Exploratory MMO Wander Coming to the PS4

We’ve shared with you our impressions from PAX Australia 2013 of the exploratory MMO called Wander, which supports the use of the Oculus Rift. Originally slated for release on PC, Mac and Linux, the developers have announced some exciting news: Wander will be, um, wandering (used that multiple times now…) onto the PlayStation 4 as well! The non-combat, collaborative MMO is all about ex...

Experience Terror with the Oculus Rift in Montague’s Mount

Independent developer Polypusher Studios’ “psychological roller-coaster ride” Montague’s Mount, will release for PC, Mac and Linux on October 9th, 2013, and will support use of the Oculus Rift. At first glance, the game reminds of Dear Esther, and that can only be a good thing. Montague’s Mount is a journey through isolation, desolation and the reality of living in th...

We Wander with the Oculus Rift at PAX Aus

At PAX Australia 2013, it was nice to see two things – other than blockbuster AAA adventures – take the focus of the crowds: indie titles and the Oculus Rift. With Wander, we got to experience both. Wander is a non-combat, non-competitive and collaborative exploration game. Its Creative Director is the trickster God himself, Loki (Davison), whom I snatched away from the busy booth for ...

Oculus Rift hands-on Preview

“What exactly is this ‘Oculus Rift’ thing I’ve been hearing about?” If you’re asking yourself this question, then allow us to enlighten you about one of the most unique and highly praised pieces of gaming tech to be on show at E3 2013. The Oculus Rift itself is a new type of headset that aims to expand gaming interaction and immersion by the use of full panoramic vision in virtual reality. This vi...

Oculus Rift Game ‘Wander’ Coming to PAX Aus

PAX Australia 2013 will not be devoid of Oculus Rift love as Gravity Four’s Wander will be on display and open for first-hand demonstrations at their booth in the Australian Indie Pavillion. Wander is a collaborative, no-combat, non-competitive exploration/VR game where you can morph between different forms and creatures and experience how that changes the way you interact with the world. Yo...

Born Ready Games Talks Oculus Rift and Strike Suit Zero

Born Ready Games has been radio silent about Oculus Rift after promising support during their Kickstarter campaign. Today, they released a video starring James Brooksby, the CEO at Born Ready Games, to discuss the state of affairs concerning the VR device and their game Strike Suit Zero. So far, things have progressed well. It turns out integrating Oculus Rift has been easier than expected. The bi...

Valve’s Plans For Gaming Headset Revealed

Since the announcement of Google’s Project Glass this past April, and the demonstration of the Oculus Rift at E3 in June, community interest in virtual reality headsets has reached an all time high. Now, Valve has thrown their hat into the VR ring. In a special New York Times feature, an NVIS headset which was demonstrated by Gordon Stoll, engineer at Valve, is described as “a boxy set...

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