Entries in 'oculus rift' (105)

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
Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Valve boss Gabe Newell has issued a rallying cry for those upset over Oculus’ perceived attempts to fence off its VR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will be an Oculus Rift exclusive, at least for the time being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:26PM in News
Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

An update that at first prevented users from playing Oculus Rift games on the HTC Vive has instead made the process easier, and even led to the possibility of Oculus ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:29AM in News

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Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus is hoping to change with world with the power of VR, having launched a new initiative designed to encourage social change through virtual reality experiences.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 17th 2016 at 3:16PM 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
With pre-orders still unfulfilled, Oculus rolls out to US retail

With pre-orders still unfulfilled, Oculus rolls out to US retail

The Oculus Rift headset will this weekend be available to buy from retailer Best Buy in the US – despite the fact that many pre-orders remain unfulfilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

The workaround that lets Oculus Rift games run on HTC Vive may be in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

It seems as if Oculus Rift exclusives are exclusive only in name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:39PM in News
Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

VR hopeful Oculus Rift says it is addressing the component shortage problems that have delayed orders of the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

The troubled launch of the Oculus Rift VR headset shows no sign of improving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 2:56PM in News
Oculus Rift data sharing policies challenged by US senator

Oculus Rift data sharing policies challenged by US senator

A US senator has issued an open letter to Oculus over concerns over the information it is collecting about its users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 12:00PM in News

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UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Both players in the upcoming clash of the VR titans have been plagued by pre-release supply problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

The arrival of Oculus Rift was akin to a video game test launch, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:54AM 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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Oculus names and prices 30-strong launch line-up

Oculus names and prices 30-strong launch line-up

30 games will launch alongside the Oculus Rift later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2016 at 2:09PM in News
So which VR headset am I going to buy?

So which VR headset am I going to buy?

Following the confirmation of PlayStation VR’s launch details last night, we now have a pretty clear picture of what virtual reality has to offer punters this year. Which means for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
PlayStation VR to launch in October for £349

PlayStation VR to launch in October for £349

Sony has delayed its PlayStation VR headset until October, and it will go on sale for £349.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 10:42PM in News
Elite Dangerous named as Oculus Rift launch title

Elite Dangerous named as Oculus Rift launch title

Any lingering questions about Elite Dangerous’ support for Oculus Rift have been answered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Oculus Rift will support Mac 'if Apple ever release a good computer'

Oculus Rift will support Mac 'if Apple ever release a good computer'

Support for the Oculus Rift on Mac will only happen when Apple ups the GPU performance of its machines, Palmer Luckey has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2016 at 1:10PM in News
A sub-$500 PlayStation VR will 'dominate', analyst claims

A sub-$500 PlayStation VR will 'dominate', analyst claims

The announcement of an $800 RRP for HTC’s Vive SteamVR headset has set the stage for Sony to rule the VR market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

One of the Oculus Rift’s earliest and brightest talismans has turned heel and backed a rival device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 12:27PM in News
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