Oculus Rift news and update: tech fans can now download the PlayStation Portable VR emulator 'PPSSPP VR'

(PHOTO: REUTERS/JONATHAN ALCORN)A man uses the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California June 10, 2014.

Tech fans, most especially the technical ones, always find their way around certain problems with their gadgets and in this case, it's the compatibility issues. Recently, the people who have developed the Nintendo GameCube and Nintendo Wii, Dolphin VR, has announced that the PSP VR emulator called "PPSSPP" for the Oculus Rift is now available for download.

Basically, this emulator is used to make the user's Oculus Rift compatible to Sony's PlayStation Portable, also referred to as PSP. "PPSSPP VR is a PlayStation Portable emulator for the Oculus Rift that lets you actually be inside PSP games," according to the description from Oculus forum user 2EyeGuy. "You are not playing on a virtual handheld or screen, you are inside the virtual world."

Meanwhile, on a more in-depth explanation, according to Road to VR, the "PPSSPP" VR for Oculus Rift is capable of re-rendering the game geometry on some of the compatible PSP titles. It also add some interesting aspect into the graphics quality like true stereoscopic 3D, head tracking as well as the pre-warping.

All of the mentioned aspect, as noted by Road to VR, will truly give a much more immersive experience to the user when playing on the PSP. Moreover, it is also said there that the games will appear at a much higher resolution compared to the original version and of course, it will also give the fans a 3D experience.

However, it's best for the fans to take in mind that the "PPSSPP" VR emulator for Oculus Rift has just been released so a couple of bugs and glitches might come up along the way. Despite that, Road to VR has already concluded on their report that the emulator is still impressive nonetheless.

To download the emulator, fans can visit the Oculus Developer's forum. Lastly, there is also a list posted there that contains all the compatible game titles for the "PPSSPP" VR emulator as well as the terrible compatibility and the unplayable ones.

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