Entries in 'facebook' (49)

No sex please, we're Facebook

No sex please, we're Facebook

Why are so many consumers reacting badly to video game Facebook advertising? The social network’s global director of gaming sales, Rick Kelley, tells MCV why publishers ought to cover up ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 9th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Bonuses are being offered to some of YouTube’s biggest stars in an attempt to stop them being lured away by rival networks, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has bitten back at what some saw as a closeted attack on the company by Apple boss Tim Cook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Facebook's VP of content and media partnerships has offered a somewhat unsual assessment of what the future of technology has in store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:44PM in News

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LGC 14: Video games ads are the lowest performing on Facebook

LGC 14: Video games ads are the lowest performing on Facebook

Video game advertisements on Facebook are less successful than dating ads, the firm has revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

Buzzfeed has delivered its advice on how marketers can succeed in a social world at London Games Conference this morning.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rick Kelley, Facebook

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rick Kelley, Facebook

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Three online giants have been added to the London Games Conference schedule.

on Nov 11th 2014 at 11:56AM in News

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Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he hopes to sell between 50m and 100m Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets over the next ten years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

Casual behemoth Candy Crush Saga has a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 2:24PM in News
London Games Conference: Look who's talking

London Games Conference: Look who's talking

Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitch, PlayStation, Ubisoft, IGN and more will be sharing their expertise at next month’s London Games Conference.

on Oct 10th 2014 at 11:18AM in News
Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus has announced a new version of the Oculus Rift made for developers looking to finish commercial versions of their titles on the virtual reality platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 7:21AM in News

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Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

The cost of the upcoming consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will fall somewhere between $200 and $400, Oculus VR has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Lunar Studios has ditched plans to bring its upcoming space adventure title Routine to Oculus Rift due to the “extreme” motion sickness caused by play testing the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook has officially completed its $2bn acquisition of Oculus.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 12:04PM in News
Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus VR has swooped up Carbon Design Group in its latest talent grab, purchasing the Xbox 360 controller creators for an unknown amount and under undisclosed terms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:32AM in News

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Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus VR has scooped up another industry veteran, as Supergiant's senior programmer Chris Jurney has announced his hiring at the Facebook-owned VR company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Facebook to sell Oculus Rift for "the lowest cost possible"

Facebook to sell Oculus Rift for "the lowest cost possible"

CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't want consumers to fork out too much on an Oculus Rift.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Former THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus

Former THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus

Former THQ president and Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin has joined Oculus VR as head of worldwide studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 10th 2014 at 9:26PM in News
Marvel Avengers Alliance: Tactics mobilises on Facebook

Marvel Avengers Alliance: Tactics mobilises on Facebook

Disney has released a new Marvel Avengers Alliance game, although it’s only available on Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Zenimax takes Oculus to court over trade secrets, copyright infringement

Zenimax takes Oculus to court over trade secrets, copyright infringement

Zenimax is taking its grievances with Oculus VR to the courts, reaffirming its previous claim that it wasn't compensated for trade secrets handed to Oculus following the departure of John ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2014 at 2:33AM in News
Chuck E. Cheese locations testing Oculus Rift VR experience

Chuck E. Cheese locations testing Oculus Rift VR experience

Family entertainment chain Chuck E. Cheese has brought in the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for a six week test run at locations across three US markets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2014 at 7:18AM in News
nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

UK studio nDreams will unveil a new virtual reality game at E3 2014, the developer has teased.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 20th 2014 at 5:17AM in News
Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus VR's future plans include the possibility of an MMO that would simultaneously support 1bn players, CEO Brendan Iribe revealed during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM in News