Entries in 'oculus' (49)

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

For 18 months, there have been a lot of exciting developments for VR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:56AM in News
AR is not compelling enough for consumers yet, says Oculus

AR is not compelling enough for consumers yet, says Oculus

VR giant Oculus says that augmented reality has failed to capture the mass-market so far.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 13th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Oculus Rift 'will be an open platform', avoid 'console tactics', insists founder

Oculus Rift 'will be an open platform', avoid 'console tactics', insists founder

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has dismissed concerns that the Rift virtual reality headset will be designed as a closed ecosystem.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 14th 2015 at 9:57AM in News

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Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Virtual reality company Oculus is funding development of “about two dozen” virtual reality games via its Oculus Studios program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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