Oculus Rift and Free VR Games for PC

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Virtual Reality is a type of environment that is simulated by computer systems. These "Realities" are made more immersive by allowing the player to move his/her head in such a way that is close to reality. Virtual Reality has also two joysticks that acts as an extension to the arms and actions of the user wearing them. As we all know any new technology that is launched is first thought about as a means to provide entertainment to people for this purpose games were first targeted to grow interests of people. Different games were launched with the launch of the Oculus Rift. Oculus Rift is a type of VR headset that was developed by an independent company. This company was funded by using Kick Starters and was approved a budget of $2.5 million. The prospects of these kind of projects were given alot of interests by big companies such as Microsoft etc. Facebook was the first company to actually take charge and buy the company for $2.5 billion.

Oculus Rift has a head set a pair of controllers for each hand.  The headset has two displays each displaying at 1080p or 1920*2000 resolution with a frame rate of 90 hz. also there are certain requirements that are needed for the Oculus Rift to run on a PC. The system requirements that are required to run the Oculus Rift are as follows.

Video Card GTX 970 / R9 290 equivalent or greater
Memory 8GB RAM
CPU Intel i5-4950 equivalent or greater
Video Output Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
USB Ports 2x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port
OS Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer

As we all know that with the launch of the Oculus Rift we would expect that there would be a number of games that would be developed for it and run on PC. Some of the games that are to be launched for PC were developed. These games were made from scratch but some of the existing games were also upgraded to be used for these games.Some of these games will be mentioned below. these games should be played on a PC and are available for download for free.

#1 Fantastic Contraption

Fantastic Contraption was originally a mobile game that was really popular back in the days. But now it has been modded for use with Oculus Rift or other VR headsets such as HTC Vive. The company that made the Fantastic Contraption launched the game in 2008 and people played it obsessively but now as the time of VR has come people wanted to play these games for free that were easily downloadable.

Play the original version of the game here for free without any download click here.

If you enjoy the game and want to play using the original VR download from here.

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#2 Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2 the most played game on mobile phones hits VR. This game was the staple of handheld gaming for quite sometime now. Due to its visually stunning scenery and maps. This rail game was the right candidate for the port of VR for it. Temple Run 2 is available for VR here for free download click below. 
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