The rift

The Oculus Rift is still in its gestation stage, so it's not yet ready for consumers. Developers interested in making software for it can now purchase the software development kit for $349.

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Put it on

Already the Rift is easy to put on and feels relatively comfortable when worn. Things can get warm -- and sweaty -- behind the goggle however.

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New movements

The latest version of the Rift tracks forward, back, and lateral movement.

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Features

The latest Oculus Rift model includes a USB port and power button.

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For devs

The Oculus Rift is only available for people who will actually be making games for it.

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No games

There are no complete actual games available for the Rift. However, there are plenty of tech demos to play around with.

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