I Played the Oculus Rift for Five Hours StraightRichard Eisenbeis8/02/13 8:00amFiled to: Oculus RiftDishonoredHalf Lifekotakucorekotakueast26215EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAs a gamer, I rarely play in short chunks. I'd rather play hours at a time. So ever since I learned of Oculus Rift, I've been consumed by one burning question: will playing the Oculus Rift for long stretches make you sick? Well this week I got the chance to test this out on the only willing guinea pig I could find: me.The last time I tried Oculus Rift, I only had a meager hour with the headset, most of which I spent on Portal 2. During that time I experienced no real negative side effects—other than a brief few moments of disorientation upon first putting it on.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.