Entries in 'oculus rift' (32)

Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus VR has made a pair of announcements today, as the company has both acquired RakNet and revealed its own Oculus Connect conference for September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 6:37PM 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
Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

The latest Oculus Rift development kit will start to ship to pre-order customers this month, Oculus VR has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
VR - is it for the payers?

VR - is it for the payers?

The owner of London’s video game café Loading Bar James Dance shares his thoughts on the new virtual reality headsets and whether they will have mainstream success...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:54AM in News

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VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

VIDEO: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus title The Assembly revealed

A new VR-powered title is making it way to Oculus Rift and PS4 via Project Morpheus.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:51AM 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
VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

VIDEO: Oculus Rift-compatible VR gloves appear on Kickstarter

If a headset and motion treadmill weren’t enough, now gamers can add gloves to their VR shopping list.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:05AM in News

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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 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
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

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David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

David Attenborough making Oculus Rift documentary

Famed nature documentary maker David Attenborough’s next show will also be available for Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
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
Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Oculus has picked up another Valve VR expert in the wake of Facebook's acquistion of the company, hiring Aaron Nicholls onto its research and development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:27AM 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

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Oculus Rift dev kit 2 unveiled at GDC

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 unveiled at GDC

Virtual reality headset specialist Oculus has revealed the second version of its Rift VR unit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Former Valve VR lead engineer joins Oculus as chief architect

Former Valve VR lead engineer joins Oculus as chief architect

Oculus has announced the appointment of VR veteran Atman Binstock as its new chief architect.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2014 at 9:52PM in News
Oculus Rift production put on hold

Oculus Rift production put on hold

Oculus has said that it is not currently manufacturing its Rift virtual reality headsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Carmack departed id following failed VR proposal

Carmack departed id following failed VR proposal

John Carmack ultimately left id Software because Zenimax wouldn't approve of a proposed VR deal with Oculus Rift, the industry veteran has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2014 at 5:21AM in News
50 Things to look forward to in 2014

50 Things to look forward to in 2014

MCV takes a look at the biggest releases and events that will affect the games industry in the next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
Games for Oculus Rift could cost more than on Xbox One and PS4

Games for Oculus Rift could cost more than on Xbox One and PS4

Some still believe that virtual reality will be the next big thing in games – and it might come at a cost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Carmack heading Oculus VR internal dev program

Oculus VR is hiring game developers to work with John Carmack on the virtual reality headset manufacturer's internal development program.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 9th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift has secured an additional $75m from investors to help bring the VR headset to market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 6:19AM in News
Next-gen consoles "too limited" for Oculus Rift

Next-gen consoles "too limited" for Oculus Rift

Hopes of Oculus Rift being compatible with PS4 and Xbox One appears to have vanished.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:03PM in News