Actor Tamara Bruketta experiences the Oculus VR version of SoundSelf at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. Noah Nelson hide caption itoggle caption Noah Nelson All Tech Considered Is Virtual Reality Gaming Destined For A Comeback? Turnstyle June 12, 2013 The last time most video game players were excited about virtual reality was the 1990s. But at the E3 gaming conference this week, game developers have been tinkering with Oculus VR's new hardware. It's not ready for consumers yet, but Oculus Rift holds the promise of reviving the dream of VR.