Entries in 'oculus rift' (83)

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
PlayStation VR 'not as high-end' as Oculus Rift

PlayStation VR 'not as high-end' as Oculus Rift

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has said that gamers shouldn’t expect as much gaming clout from PlayStation VR as they will get from Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Oculus Rift price silence 'will turn negative consumer energy into cash'

Oculus Rift price silence 'will turn negative consumer energy into cash'

An American marketing specialist has said Facebook got it spot on about keeping quiet about the true heft of the Oculus Rift’s price tag.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Luckey: 'Oculus Rift is obscenely cheap for what it is'

Luckey: 'Oculus Rift is obscenely cheap for what it is'

While the internet continues to debate the hefty £500/$600 price tag handed to Oculus Rift, Palmer Luckey has argued that it represents extremely good value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 9:47AM 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
Free Oculus Rift for early dev kit Kickstarter backers

Free Oculus Rift for early dev kit Kickstarter backers

The earliest and keenest supporters of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset have just had some very good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 3:41PM 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
GTX 970 named as the entry-level GPU for VR on PC

GTX 970 named as the entry-level GPU for VR on PC

The price of the headset is just the beginning of what looks to be the very expensive virtual reality revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 3:05PM in News

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Crytek unveils The Climb as Oculus Rift-exclusive

Crytek unveils The Climb as Oculus Rift-exclusive

Crytek has announced The Climb, a virtual reality rock-climbing game in development exclusively for release on Oculus Rift.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:52AM 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
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
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

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Oculus Rift is going to cost more than $350

Oculus Rift is going to cost more than $350

It looks as if the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is going to end up costing more than estimates have predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2015 at 1:44PM in News
Oculus Rift VR headset will cost 'at least $300'

Oculus Rift VR headset will cost 'at least $300'

It’s just a few short months away now, and slowly we’re getting a better idea of what the Oculus Rift will cost at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Valve's Vive VR headset will only receive a limited 2015 launch

Valve's Vive VR headset will only receive a limited 2015 launch

The Vive VR headset will be the first major VR competitor to reach shelves - but only in limited quantities.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 9:23AM in News
'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

For 18 months, there have been a lot of exciting developments for VR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:56AM 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
No Man's Sky studio considering Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus support

No Man's Sky studio considering Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus support

No Man's Sky may support virtually reality headsets, according to Hello Games founder Sean Murray.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 29th 2015 at 12:57AM in News
Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Virtual reality company Oculus is funding development of “about two dozen” virtual reality games via its Oculus Studios program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Virtual reality’s social credentials may remain a source of debate, but it sounds like the industry sprouting up around is quite the happy family.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Oculus CEO: Rift on Mac not possible until Apple prioritizes performance

Oculus CEO: Rift on Mac not possible until Apple prioritizes performance

Oculus VR has no plans to extend Rift support to Macbooks until Apple starts prioritizing GPU performance, CEO Palmer Luckey has stated.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:12AM in News