Oculus Rift | from US$300.00 | oculusvr.com
while some gaming fans are savoring the advanced gaming simulators available to them in the form of race car or aircraft simulator rigs, there is a group of folks working hard to develop one that will make FPS fans happy. we are not talking about complex rigs like the one that appeared on the gadget show or the Novint XIO. in fact, it is not actually a simulator but a Virtual Reality Headset. we have heard about VR all our lives but sadly, none actually did make it or impress anyone at all. basically, they just don’t cut it as far as immersive experience is concerned. however, the Oculus Rift might just be the one to finally nail it as far as VR gaming is concerned. currently exist as a developer kit that is up for grab via Kickstarter for $300, the Oculus Rift promised to deliver “the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games” with its wide field of view, high resolution 1,280 x 800 display, and ultra-low latency head tracking. oh, and for that affordable amount, you will also receive a copy of Doom 3 BFG and full access to Oculus’s Developer Center for its SDK, documentations, samples, plus engine integrations. basically, stuff that will you need to create the future immersive blockbuster FPS. hit the jump for an impressive pledge video. don’t miss it!