Entries in 'oculus' (39)

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

Bethesda owner ZeniMax has amended its lawsuit with Oculus to include accusations of theft and deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Expanded Oculus motion-tracking support paves way for room-scale VR

Expanded Oculus motion-tracking support paves way for room-scale VR

Oculus has updated the number of motion-tracking sensors supported by the Rift virtual reality headset, ahead of the launch of its Touch motion controllers later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 26th 2016 at 3:17PM in News
All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

Its Rift headset was released in March of this year, and Oculus has revealed that all pre-orders have finally been sent out to customers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:15PM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Steel Media hires new operations manager

MCV Jobs Weekly: Steel Media hires new operations manager

Dave Bradley joins from Future, Creative Assembly names new COO and Hans Hartmann joins Oculus.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 19th 2016 at 12:01PM in News
Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Over one million people have used Samsung’s Gear VR headset in the last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News
Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Both of HTC Vive’s VR competitors have now said they will also offer room-scale virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 3:23PM in News

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Judge gives go ahead of Palmer Luckey breach of contract claim

Judge gives go ahead of Palmer Luckey breach of contract claim

The founder of Oculus Rift looks likely to end up in court over allegations that he used knowledge and technologies learned from a previous role in setting up his virtual ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 12:28PM in News
Retail dismayed by £500 Oculus Rift

Retail dismayed by £500 Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift is too expensive and lacking in must-have games, UK stores have warned.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
More than 100 games coming to Oculus Rift this year, says Luckey

More than 100 games coming to Oculus Rift this year, says Luckey

Over 100 titles will be coming to the Oculus Rift headset this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Oculus boss Luckey apologises for Rift pricing confusion

Oculus boss Luckey apologises for Rift pricing confusion

Just hours after it was revealed that the Oculus Rift would be setting back consumers £499 (or $599), the company’s founder Palmer Luckey took to Reddit for a Q&A.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 9:55AM in News

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Oculus Rift to set consumers back £500, shipping starts in March

Oculus Rift to set consumers back £500, shipping starts in March

The Oculus Rift VR headset is now available to pre-order and its price has been revealed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 4:16PM in News
Oculus Rift pre-orders go live in two days

Oculus Rift pre-orders go live in two days

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will go live this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Oculus Touch controller won't be ready for Rift launch

Oculus Touch controller won't be ready for Rift launch

Facebook’s much-touted virtual reality headset Oculus Rift won’t ship alongside its controller at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 11:44AM in News
All Oculus Rift pre-orders come with EVE: Valkyrie

All Oculus Rift pre-orders come with EVE: Valkyrie

Those who pre-order the Oculus Rift will get space shooter Eve: Valkyrie for free.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:48AM in News

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There's a Rock Band VR game coming to Oculus Rift

There's a Rock Band VR game coming to Oculus Rift

After bringing its Rock Band franchise back this year, Harmonix is now set to launch the IP on Oculus Rift.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 4th 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Playful, the developer behind virtual reality title Lucky’s Tale, has been given a sizeable bump by its latest round of investment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 9:10AM in News
GAME: VR needs us to succeed

GAME: VR needs us to succeed

If virtual reality is going to change the world of video games, then it will need the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Carmack: Minecraft is 'critically important' to VR

Carmack: Minecraft is 'critically important' to VR

Industry veteran and Oculus VR chief tech officer John Carmack has explained the lengths he went to to secure a virtual reality version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 4:09PM in News
Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

The world’s biggest game will enter virtual reality next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
You can now watch Netflix in virtual reality

You can now watch Netflix in virtual reality

Netflix has launched an official app for Samsung’s Gear VR headset.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Samsung Gear VR headset costs $100, out this November

Samsung Gear VR headset costs $100, out this November

One of the first consumer-grade virtual reality headsets to make it to market has set a potentially market-changing price.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Having a blast in VR

Having a blast in VR

“Cut the blue wire. No, wait – cut the red wire.”

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
VR is currently 'pretty expensive, relatively primitive', admits Oculus Rift creator

VR is currently 'pretty expensive, relatively primitive', admits Oculus Rift creator

VR might not be for everyone just yet, but you’d be a luddite to count the nascent technology out for good.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 7th 2015 at 10:18AM in News