Entries in 'facebook' (19)

Pac-Man and Space Invaders are heading to Facebook Messenger

Pac-Man and Space Invaders are heading to Facebook Messenger

Users of Facebook Messenger will soon be able to play a number of arcade hits within the app itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 11:13AM 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

Oculus reveals completely wireless VR headset prototype

Arguably the biggest news to come out of Oculus Connect 3 was the reveal of a new wireless VR headset prototype.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 12:12PM 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

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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
Facebook and Unity partner to build new PC gaming platform

Facebook and Unity partner to build new PC gaming platform

Fallen browser gaming giant Facebook wants back into the gaming market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players may soon be able to stream their gameplay directly to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 10:07AM 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

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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