Video: Oculus Rift Device Delivers on the Promise of Virtual Reality

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Over at New Scientist, Niall Firth writes that the new Oculus Rift gaming headset maybe the device that finally brings convincing Virtual Reality to the home.

In the demo at CES, I walk around the medieval scene using Xbox controllers, able to look all around me just by turning my head. The only downside is a slight feeling of sea-sickness if you move too quickly, something I experience as I try to turn on my heels and move quickly off in a different direction. But the exhilarating feeling it provides is undeniable. Virtual reality might be on its way back, after all.

The Oculus Rift began as a Kickstarter project that has garnered nearly $2.5 Million dollars in pledges. Read the Full Story.