Japanese developer H2L is making a controller for VR gaming that simulates the feeling of touch, hoping to release it by May 2016.
Company reportedly promises do-it-yourself headset kits to programmers at an upcoming Russian hackathon, to nudge them into testing ideas for virtual-reality apps.
Invitations to the online event appeared minutes after Google wrapped up its Nexus launch.
The world's largest social network has pledged big-time support for this nascent technology but warns that VR may have small-time sales in the beginning.
The Oculus Connect Conference offered our first glimpse at new hardware, but there were quite a few games to try, too.
Today Oculus made Netflix available for its Gear VR headset, with other streaming services like Hulu and Twitch coming soon.
There were plenty of games and apps to check out at this year's Oculus Connect conference - here are the highlights.
Oculus Arcade will let gamers play classics from SEGA, Midway and Namco with the Gear VR headset.
CNN promises a "front row seat" to next month's debate through 3D immersive virtual reality.
Lucasfilm, the Disney division behind the popular sci-fi movie franchise, is working with VR technology but sees limitations. For now.