Results from Game Design Challenge: Oculus Rift [07.02.13]
- Danny Cowan
Virtual reality has been a dream for many in the video game industry, and recent technological advancements have brought this dream closer to reality. Following up on a successful Kickstarter campaign, the Oculus Rift VR headset has gained traction among a handful of adventurous developers. Many have produced original titles and VR-enhanced versions of existing games, demonstrating the device's potential for immersive gaming.
Game Career Guide's latest Game Design Challenge tasked our readers with creating a game for the Oculus Rift. Here are our top picks.
Bernard John (B.J.) Badger, Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy alumnus, Covert (see page 2)
Nick Frushour, Designer at Poison Tip Games, Junker (see page 3)
John Bowen, Sound Designer, Out of Sight (see page 4)
Samuel Fiunte Matarredona, Localization Tester for Codemasters, The Bright Run (see page 5)
Joshua Dunn, President of the Video Game Development Club at the University of South Alabama, The Trance Dance (see page 6)