Entries in 'facebook' (60)

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
Facebook backs the MCV & Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook backs the MCV & Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook has given its backing to next month’s Women in Games Awards, lining up as headline partner for the MCV and WIGJ event.

on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
Facebook backs the Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook backs the Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook has given its backing to next month’s Women in Games Awards, lining up as headline partner for the MCV and WIGJ event.

on Apr 6th 2016 at 3:18PM in News
Games Media Awards 2015: This year's event in pictures

Games Media Awards 2015: This year's event in pictures

The industry once again gathered last night to celebrate the Games Media Awards, and you can take a look at the pictures from the night right now.

on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:24PM in News

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Analyst predicts Oculus Rift will be sold at cost, ship 5m units in 2016

Analyst predicts Oculus Rift will be sold at cost, ship 5m units in 2016

Facebook will sell the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at cost in an attempt to boost early adoption, Credit Suisse has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2015 at 2:44PM in News
Sony pulling Facebook support from PS3, Vita

Sony pulling Facebook support from PS3, Vita

Sony is pulling support of Facebook on PS3 and Vita, with the app no longer available on the PlayStation Store as of earlier this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 21st 2015 at 8:44PM in News
Facebook and Oculus can't stop Zenimax lawsuit from moving forward

Facebook and Oculus can't stop Zenimax lawsuit from moving forward

Zenimax's lawsuit against Oculus VR and its parent company Facebook will move forward, after separate motions to dismiss by the latter two firms were denied.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:35AM in News
The face of things to come

The face of things to come

Tarquin Henderson, head of EMEA Gaming Sales at Facebook, sat down with MCV to talk about the firm’s plans for Gamescom, wider industry trends, and what the social network giant ...

on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:30PM in News

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Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

The world’s biggest social network is to play host to the world’s most popular Italian plumber.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
2015 arrival looking unlikely for Oculus Rift

2015 arrival looking unlikely for Oculus Rift

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that the pioneering virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will launch this side of Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Oculus debuts first in-house film at Sundance

Oculus debuts first in-house film at Sundance

Oculus VR's Story Studio has debuted its first film – an animated short dubbed “Lost” – at the Sundance Film Festival this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2015 at 11:26PM in News
No sex please, we're Facebook

No sex please, we're Facebook

Why are so many consumers reacting badly to video game Facebook advertising? The social network’s global director of gaming sales, Rick Kelley, tells MCV why publishers ought to cover up ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 9th 2014 at 2:44PM in News

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Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Google offering bonuses to YouTube stars as rivals circle

Bonuses are being offered to some of YouTube’s biggest stars in an attempt to stop them being lured away by rival networks, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Zuckerberg hits back at Cook, insists the customer is 'the product that's being bought and sold'

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has bitten back at what some saw as a closeted attack on the company by Apple boss Tim Cook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Facebook's VP of content and media partnerships has offered a somewhat unsual assessment of what the future of technology has in store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
LGC 14: Video games ads are the lowest performing on Facebook

LGC 14: Video games ads are the lowest performing on Facebook

Video game advertisements on Facebook are less successful than dating ads, the firm has revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2014 at 4:14PM in News

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LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

Buzzfeed has delivered its advice on how marketers can succeed in a social world at London Games Conference this morning.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rick Kelley, Facebook

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rick Kelley, Facebook

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Three online giants have been added to the London Games Conference schedule.

on Nov 11th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he hopes to sell between 50m and 100m Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets over the next ten years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

Casual behemoth Candy Crush Saga has a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 2:24PM in News
London Games Conference: Look who's talking

London Games Conference: Look who's talking

Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitch, PlayStation, Ubisoft, IGN and more will be sharing their expertise at next month’s London Games Conference.

on Oct 10th 2014 at 11:18AM in News
Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus has announced a new version of the Oculus Rift made for developers looking to finish commercial versions of their titles on the virtual reality platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 7:21AM in News
Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

The cost of the upcoming consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will fall somewhere between $200 and $400, Oculus VR has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Motion sickness issues cause developer to abandon Oculus Rift support

Lunar Studios has ditched plans to bring its upcoming space adventure title Routine to Oculus Rift due to the “extreme” motion sickness caused by play testing the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:38AM in News