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In an unexpected twist, Valve's free-to-play online shooter will be the first game to officially fully support the Oculus Rift VR headset.


Doom 3 BFG Edition was expected to be the first showcase for the headset's 3D VR capabilities, but as reported earlier today, that game won't be ready in time for launch, forcing Oculus to offer refunds to potentially disappointed Kickstarter backers.


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Damm Valve are going for the throat on this,they know how important it may become
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as long as Valve gives a free hat with this i'm in tongue.gif

but seriously, why TF2 and why people care that much?
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Engadget weren't afraid to hide the fact that they weren't really blown away after playing an "actual game" (the TF2 demo) with the rift, stating that it became more "gimmicky" once used with software that doesn't have much atmosphere or didn't have controls or gameplay designed for the rift.

I think other types of games (particularly racing/flying) should be at the forefront of showcasing the rift.

Its kind of weird how after Carmack was one of the very first to introduce the rift to the gaming public so long ago, with only his title running on it, that Doom will not support it at launch O_o
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How do you aim with the rift on, do you have to move your head in order to move the crosshair? I keep thinking about how that would work and I don't like it. They should make a gun accessory with the rift that is loaded with sensors and have them be spatially aware of each other.
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How do you aim with the rift on, do you have to move your head in order to move the crosshair? I keep thinking about how that would work and I don't like it. They should make a gun accessory with the rift that is loaded with sensors and have them be spatially aware of each other.

You will move your torso with the mouse, your head with the oculus and your legs with the keyboard when you are playing an FPS like Doom 3. I'm definitely going to buy the Oculus if it comes out with good support.
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I really don't get why people are so hyped up about this, for me it falls into the same category as 3D TV's it's just a gimmick that's been around since the '80's. I remember playing a flightsim in the early '90s at a fair in town. Sure I sat down in a chair with 2 joysticks but I still had a headset on that when I moved my head it changed my view of the cockpit and landscape. I'm just failing to understand why technology that's been around for 20 to 30 years is now just getting more hype when it'd long-since been abandoned.

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You will move your torso with the mouse, your head with the oculus and your legs with the keyboard when you are playing an FPS like Doom 3. I'm definitely going to buy the Oculus if it comes out with good support.

That, to me sounds absolutely uncomfortable. Not to mention dangerous. Don't they recommend that your TV be about arms length away from you and we all know gamers don't adhere to the "Break every 15 mins". Three controls too ? It'd be as awkward as lining a tank turret up with the body of the tank when playing games. I think this'll be like the 3ds, they'll stick a health warning on it and ship it out. I'd be interested to see the long-term effects of a TV strapped to your head for 4-6 hours a day.

( I know I'm just being a generalist with these comments, alot of people have other things to do than game all day. )
Edited by Superplush - 3/19/13 at 3:47am
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I think the Oculus Rift is a step in the right direction for gaming. I'd much rather wear a headset to become immersed in my game than buy a 3d monitor. That being said, I won't even be investing into any of this technology until it really takes off. I would like to try the Rift and am very glad it's getting TF2 support. Tf2 would be amazingly fun to play in a totally immersed but KBM movement based environment.
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I really don't get why people are so hyped up about this, for me it falls into the same category as 3D TV's it's just a gimmick that's been around since the '80's. I remember playing a flightsim in the early '90s at a fair in town. Sure I sat down in a chair with 2 joysticks but I still had a headset on that when I moved my head it changed my view of the cockpit and landscape. I'm just failing to understand why technology that's been around for 20 to 30 years is now just getting more hype when it'd long-since been abandoned.

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Because technology evolves and makes for better implementation of existing concepts.

What we could do 20 years ago with the tech isn't the same thing we can do now. In terms of latency, power use, compact, (somewhat) high res screens. As well as the improvement in in-game visuals.

Playing MS Flight Sim in 1995 is obviously not going to suspend reality as well as a modern flight sim that doesn't look like minecraft stuck to your eyeballs tongue.gif


Personally, I just want this for racing games. I love playing racing sims and the only thing stopping me from building a proper sim rig is the screen mount requirement and the fact that bezels in multi screen setups Is a no go for my ocd.
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as long as Valve gives a free hat with this i'm in tongue.gif

but seriously, why TF2 and why people care that much?

Looks like you get Oculus goggles tongue.gif
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Nah.. I can't see me doing this controller.

Looks like it will be one of those headache devices... especially those of us who already have vision problems (i.e. glasses and astigmatism).
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