The Inside Story of Oculus Rift and How Virtual Reality Became Reality
The reception that the Rift got was rapturous. The level of immersion was unlike any other gaming experience Ive ever had, one site wrote. When we look at that now, Carmack says, it was clearly the inflection point. Overnight, the Oculus Rift became the most hotly anticipated gaming device since the Microsoft Kinect.
This is hands down the best article about the Rift and its development I’ve ever read. Here’s your big takeaway quote too, ““I’VE SEEN FIVE OR SIX DEMOS THAT MADE ME THINK THE WORLD WAS ABOUT TO CHANGE: APPLE II, NETSCAPE, GOOGLE, IPHONE … THEN OCULUS.”