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Gadget Guy: Oculus Rift

Published: 5:25PM Tuesday August 27, 2013 Source: Breakfast

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset
Oculus VR is an American technology company revolutionizing the way people experience video games.

The Oculus Rift is a next-generation virtual reality headset designed for immersive gaming. Plug the headset into your gaming PC or console then place the goggles on. Within seconds you can become immersed in a variety of gaming worlds.

The hardware is still development with over 15,000 beta units being shipped.

Development Kit Price: US$300 plus shipping

Developers may purchase the dev kits online at:

New Zealand's first digital entertainment expo - is an interaction-centric event which gives the public unique first-access opportunities to get hands-on with cutting-edge consumer technologies.

Attendees will literally be able to see and participate in video gaming history as the Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation4 next gen gaming consoles are publicly revealed for the first time on our shores. Other key event features include: Thought-provoking international speakers, Q&A panels, 3D printing workshops, History of Video Gaming Museum, DIGITAL ARTZ (a new annual game art competition), an exclusive BOT WARZ championship and more.

DIGITAL NATIONZ is being held on 28th-29th September 2013 (first weekend of school holidays) at Vector Arena, Auckland. Opening hours for general public are 10am-6pm Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday. VIP ticket holders receive one hour early access.

Ticket information:

All prices correct at time of publishing. Products subject to availability.

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