Entries in 'facebook' (49)

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Star Citizen will not be sold, the many backers of the space simulator have been assured.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus staff and their families have received death threats over Facebook's recent acquisition of the company, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 7:53AM in News
Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

Carmack: Facebook will be a 'powerful force' for VR

John Carmack has spoken positively of Facebook's acquisition of Oculus and believes the firm gets "the big picture" for virtual reality's potential.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:54PM in News

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Bleszinski: Cancelling Minecraft on Oculus makes Notch look like a pouty kid

Bleszinski: Cancelling Minecraft on Oculus makes Notch look like a pouty kid

Famed developer Cliff Bleszinski has criticised Markus Persson for his decision to pull the plug on the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Facebook share price continues to fall

Facebook share price continues to fall

Having seen $10bn wiped off its value yesterday, Facebook has again got off to a troubled start on the markets today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Iribe: We never intended to sell Oculus; Facebook buyout completed in just three days

Iribe: We never intended to sell Oculus; Facebook buyout completed in just three days

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has said that it was never the plan to sell the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:36PM in News
Oculus Rift backers react in anger to Facebook buyout

Oculus Rift backers react in anger to Facebook buyout

A number of those who supported Oculus Rift’s Kickstarter campaign have lashed out at its sale to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Palmer Luckey has taken to Reddit to address some of the concerns being raised in the wake of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Oculus: 'Facebook partnership accelerates our vision'

Oculus: 'Facebook partnership accelerates our vision'

The founder of Oculus has said that tonight's acquisition at the hands of Facebook has propelled virtual reality into a new dimension.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:23PM in News
Facebook acquires Oculus for $2bn

Facebook acquires Oculus for $2bn

Who saw this coming? Social media giant Facebook has made a massive move into gaming with the acquisition of VR specialist Oculus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 9:58PM in News
Game of Thrones: Ascent heading to mobile platforms

Game of Thrones: Ascent heading to mobile platforms

Game of Thrones: Ascent has been pegged for release on iOS and Android platforms, following its stint as a browser-based offering.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 13th 2014 at 2:35AM in News

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New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

With a second movie on the way later this year, How To Train Your Dragon is the star of a new iOS and Facebook game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:03AM in News
Disney Hidden Worlds lands on Facebook, mobile platforms

Disney Hidden Worlds lands on Facebook, mobile platforms

Disney has released Disney Hidden Worlds, a new hidden object game available to download now on iOS, Android, and Facebook.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2013 at 6:11PM in News
QuizUp taken to task over Facebook privacy concerns

QuizUp taken to task over Facebook privacy concerns

Plain Vanilla’s smartphone game QuizUp has found itself in the middle of a security storm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

Last night's London Games Conference was another jam-packed event filled with incredible insight on how to discover, sell and even make games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:55AM in News

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LGC: 73% of console gamers use Facebook

LGC: 73% of console gamers use Facebook

73 per cent of all console game owners use Facebook, claims the social network's head of EMEA for gaming Tarquin Henderson.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 6:25PM in News
Facebook cools enthusiasm for dedicated console apps

Facebook cools enthusiasm for dedicated console apps

PS4 will offer Facebook integration but, like Xbox One, won’t have a dedicated app for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

The boss of EA’s mobile business has delivered a scathing verdict on its casual gaming rival Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 10:38AM in News
No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

No YouTube Xbox One clip sharing at launch

The Xbox One will not allow users to share their gameplay recordings on YouTube until some time next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:16PM in News
Facebook becomes a mobile games publisher

Facebook becomes a mobile games publisher

Facebook has revealed a new mobile game publishing pilot program aimed at helping small and medium-sized developers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 31st 2013 at 10:59AM in News
Huge coverage for FIFA 14 Bale cover reveal

Huge coverage for FIFA 14 Bale cover reveal

4.2m Facebook users saw the news that Spurs winger Gareth Bale will be the cover star in this year’s FIFA 14.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:06PM in News
How to master social media

How to master social media

We all know channels like Twitter and Facebook are essential to promoting your products, but what is the most effective way to use them? 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2013 at 4:30PM in News
EA Sports' Andrew Wilson on coming back to Wii U, giving up on Facebook and not 'messing up' PS4 or Xbox One

EA Sports' Andrew Wilson on coming back to Wii U, giving up on Facebook and not 'messing up' PS4 or Xbox One

It’s a cliché to liken EA Sports to a real sports team. But it’s easy to see why we do.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 9:10AM in News