Entries in 'oculus rift' (25)

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

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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

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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
Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift dedicated mobile version planned for Android

Oculus Rift CEO Brendan Iribe has announced a dedicated mobile version of the VR headset will release exclusively for Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:21PM in News
Slender: The Arrival heading to Steam for Halloween

Slender: The Arrival heading to Steam for Halloween

One of the scariest games of recent memory is to arrive on Steam in time for Halloween later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Oculus VR has hired a second developer from Id Software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 3:20PM in News

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Oculus Rift CEO belives headsets could be freely distributed in time

Oculus Rift CEO belives headsets could be freely distributed in time

The $300 Oculus Rift headset could be free to everyone at some point, according to the hardware company’s CEO Brendan Iribe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Oculus Rift CEO open to PS4 and Xbox One compatibility

Oculus Rift CEO open to PS4 and Xbox One compatibility

Oculus Rift CEO Brendan Iribe hopes Sony and Microsoft are paying attention to the growing VR/AR space, stating that he’d love to see the two develop headsets of their own ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2013 at 4:35AM in News
Oculus Rift attracts $16m in additional funding

Oculus Rift attracts $16m in additional funding

Virtual reality startup Oculus has attracted Series A funding of $16m to back the headline-grabbing Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 10:41AM in News
Yoshida confesses "love" for Oculus Rift as 1080p prototype is revealed

Yoshida confesses "love" for Oculus Rift as 1080p prototype is revealed

The arrival of virtual reality headset Oculus Rift on consoles is a step closer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Oculus Rift co-founder Andrew Scott killed by speeding car

Oculus Rift co-founder Andrew Scott killed by speeding car

A car driven by a suspect being pursued by police has struck and killed Oculus Rift’s co-founder Andrew Scott.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2013 at 9:53AM in News
VIDEO: Oculus Rift + omnidirectional treadmill = the future of gaming?

VIDEO: Oculus Rift + omnidirectional treadmill = the future of gaming?

If immersion is your currency, then it’s hard to imagine a richer setup than this.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 3:07PM in News
Atari founder: The days of mobile gaming is over

Atari founder: The days of mobile gaming is over

Mobile’s increasing dominance of the game industry is over and will be usurped by new technology, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 27th 2013 at 10:44AM in News
Oculus Rift: WE'RE the next generation of gaming

Oculus Rift: WE'RE the next generation of gaming

PS4? Xbox Durango? Nope – VR headset Oculus Rift is the real next-generation of gaming, the company has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Oculus Rift delayed into the New Year

Oculus Rift delayed into the New Year

Successfully Kickstarted VR headset Oculus Rift will miss its proposed pre-Christmas launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 3:11PM in News