Entries in 'oculus' (44)

VR was battling for acceptance at this year's E3 - but was it victorious?

VR was battling for acceptance at this year's E3 - but was it victorious?

Last week marked the final E3 before virtual reality would be made available to consumers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

Microsoft is looking to dominate the VR space on console. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:48PM in News
Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere leads Oculus VR game charge

Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere leads Oculus VR game charge

Oculus last night named a number of titles that it hopes will win it its first generation of virtual reality gaming fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 12:02PM in News
Oculus bolsters indie VR offering with $10 million investment

Oculus bolsters indie VR offering with $10 million investment

Virtual reality specialist Oculus is taking new steps to attract smaller developers to its Rift platform.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 12th 2015 at 8:49AM in News

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Oculus VR reveals consumer Rift headset, Oculus Touch motion controls

Oculus VR reveals consumer Rift headset, Oculus Touch motion controls

Oculus has unveiled the consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset, along with a new motion controller prototype dubbed Oculus Touch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2015 at 6:17AM in News
Oculus holding San Francisco press event in June

Oculus holding San Francisco press event in June

VR firm Oculus has invited members of the media to attend a San Francisco event just days before E3 gets underway. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 20th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
Oculus won't block porn on Rift headset

Oculus won't block porn on Rift headset

Virtual reality firm Oculus says it won’t be blocking porn on its Rift VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
Oculus has spoken to Sony and Microsoft about Rift for consoles

Oculus has spoken to Sony and Microsoft about Rift for consoles

Could Oculus Rift be compatible with PS4 and Xbox One? Perhaps the possibility shouldn’t be ruled out, if comments from Oculus VR vice president Nate Mitchell are to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 3:21PM in News

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Valve's Anna Sweet heads to Oculus VR

Valve's Anna Sweet heads to Oculus VR

Oculus VR has announced the hiring of former Valve member Anna Sweet.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Brendan Iribe has welcomed Oculus Rift’s inevitable rivals in the virtual reality market, but also urged them to ensure their product is up to scratch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 3:17PM in News
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
Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung's recently unveiled Gear VR headset offers an experience superior to the first generation Oculus Rift, according to Climax's technical director.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2014 at 12:18PM in News

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Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

Oculus hints at development of dedicated VR game controller

A dedicated controller designed to suit the needs of virtual reality titles could well be in development at Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 11:34AM 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
Find out how Oculus plans to rule the world in this week's MCV

Find out how Oculus plans to rule the world in this week's MCV

The latest MCV is now available online – this week we talk to virtual reality firm Oculus about its plans for global domination. 

on Jul 17th 2014 at 4:01PM in News

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Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Former Valve exec Jason Holtman joins Oculus

Former Valve exec Jason Holtman joins Oculus

Valve's former director of business is the latest industry veteran to join the virtual reality revolution at Oculus.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Oculus and Samsung working VR headset for mobiles, report claims

Samsung and Oculus are working together on a new headset, rumours have claimed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Oculus hits back at Zenimax's VR legal threat

Oculus hits back at Zenimax's VR legal threat

Oculus has comprehensively refuted Zenimax's accusation that the firm stole technology from the Elder Scrolls publisher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 5th 2014 at 8:54PM in News
Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Now Luckey says VR could make wasting time on real life 'irresponsible'

Virtual reality may not just mean the end of TVs – it might actually mean the end of ever interacting with actual flesh and blood people altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 1:19PM in News
25,000 second-gen Oculus dev kits sold

25,000 second-gen Oculus dev kits sold

Oculus has sold 25,000 second-generation development kits in less than a month of pre-orders going live.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 15th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

VR means the end for TVs, Oculus founder predicts

Is VR the next 3D TV or the future of entertainment? Unsurprisingly the founder of Oculus falls into the latter camp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

Wargaming will target virtual reality once Oculus Rift hits 5m units

New platforms such as Oculus Rift, Xbox One or PS4 will need to hit unit sales of between five and ten million units before Wargaming will target them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

Xbox co-founder sceptical of mass-market virtual reality appeal

A rare voice of dissent has risen from the crowds to question the notion that virtual reality is the future of computing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 3:03PM in News