Entries in 'oculus rift' (88)

Superhot VR makes the jump to Vive this week

Superhot VR makes the jump to Vive this week

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will shed its Oculus Rift exclusivity this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Gear VR

Gear VR still most popular headset, ships 782k in Q1 - SuperData

SuperData has updated its VR headset shipment figures and Samsung's Gear VR headset is once again the most shipped headset in Q1, according to the research firm's estimates. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 10th 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Virtual reality check: Oculus, HTC and Sony's verdict on the future and first year of VR

Virtual reality check: Oculus, HTC and Sony's verdict on the future and first year of VR

To say VR had an eventful first year would be an understatement. Not only do we have three major headsets on shelves, contributing to almost $1bn (£774m) worth of sales ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 8th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
Mod allows Vive owners to play Rift exclusive Robo Recall

Mod allows Vive owners to play Rift exclusive Robo Recall

Epic Games’ new Oculus Rift exclusive Robo Recall is now up and running on the HTC Vive thanks to a fan-made mod.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2017 at 10:54AM in News

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Epic launches free Rift shooter Robo Recall

Epic launches free Rift shooter Robo Recall

Developer Epic Games has finally released its free FPS action title Robo Recall on the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus has announced the first major price cut for its Rift VR technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 9:34AM in News
ZeniMax wants to block Oculus Rift sales

ZeniMax wants to block Oculus Rift sales

The ongoing feud between ZeniMax and Oculus is on the verge of getting even nastier. Documents filed with a Texas court last week ask that sales of the Oculus Rift ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 10:21AM in News
Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US

Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US

200 Oculus Rift demo stations are to be closed at Best Buy stores in the US, according to the Business Insider. The website reports that Facebook ordered the closure of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 9th 2017 at 11:45AM in News

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (£1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Dutch studio Vertigo Games claims that its virtual reality title Arizona Sunshine is the “fastest selling non-bundled PC VR title to date.” 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 26th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
ZeniMax claims Oculus destroyed evidence in Rift's creation

ZeniMax claims Oculus destroyed evidence in Rift's creation

The lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus VR is heating up.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:52AM in retail
Thumper adds Vive and Oculus VR support

Thumper adds Vive and Oculus VR support

One of the year’s most underrated titles has expanded its virtual reality support to two other systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2016 at 9:52AM in News

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MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:33AM in News
Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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Tech Data to showcase HP Omen-powered Oculus Rift VR headsets at Boot Camp North

Tech Data to showcase HP Omen-powered Oculus Rift VR headsets at Boot Camp North

Tech Data will be showcasing the latest VR gaming hardware as an Expo partner at PCR Boot Camp North 2016, which takes place at the Renaissance Hotel in central ...

on Nov 8th 2016 at 12:54PM in News
Oculus

Oculus is staffing up with more than 100 open positions

VR firm Oculus is staffing up, with more than 100 positions currently open across many of its global offices.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 1:14PM in News
Oculus Touch

Oculus Touch controllers cost $199, will launch on December 6th

The Oculus Touch controllers will add a significant amount to the overall cost of Facebook’s VR system.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift system requirements lowered thanks to new tech

The system requirements for the Oculus Rift have been lowered, making VR a little cheaper as a result.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

The Oculus Rift’s price advantage over rival HTC Vive has just taken a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 12:03PM in News
Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus has plans to introduce its own take on the SteamVR Chaperone system with the next update to its pioneering Rift virtual reality holiday.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 16th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
VR headset sales have stalled

VR headset sales have stalled

Sales of virtual reality hardware has almost ground to a halt, according to a new survey.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

Oculus has vowed to support indie retailers with the upcoming launch of its VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 1st 2016 at 11:58AM in News