Published On: Mon, Jan 13th, 2014

Talking Tech At CES 2014: Oculus Rift

There were tons of cool products on display at the International CES, but none cooler than the Oculus Rift VR, an augmented reality goggles that puts you into the game.Talking Tech At CES 2014

Don’t just take my word for it — I was joined in my assessment by tech sites Engadget, the Verge and Reviewed.com (a division of USA TODAY) who all singled out the Oculus “Crystal Cove” prototype for various best of show recognition.

The Oculus is a headset you wear that connects to the game and brings it to life — left, right, up and down. It was on display at a tiny Oculus meeting room, as well as chipmaker Intel’s booth, where folks stood on line for quite some time to check it out.

No pricing or firm release date have been announced for Oculus, but it’s expected to be in stores this year.

For more on Oculus, check out this video interview with Oculus vice-president Nate Mitchell.