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Find out how Oculus plans to rule the world in this week’s MCV

The latest MCV is now available online – this week we talk to virtual reality firm Oculus about its plans for global domination. We also speak to EA DICE’sKarl-Magnus Troedsson about the latest Battlefield game and the developers new studios. In our Insight section this week PCR’s Dom Sacco tells …

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Aliens will abduct you in Oculus Rift horror title The Hum

So survival horror is dead, is it? Upcoming indie Oculus Rift game The Hum disagrees. The successfully Greenlit game is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion which was preceded by an inexplicable humming noise. Players star as a survivor struggling for answers. But, something strange starts to happen,” …

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Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus VR has made a pair of announcements today, as the company has both acquired RakNet and revealed its own Oculus Connect conference for September. A post on the Oculus blog explains that RakNet – a C++ networking middleware system for game development – will provide Oculus Rift developers the …

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Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers. Games In Asia reports that the company has even go so far as to cancel exiting pre-orders. It is a bummer that we’ve had to suspend sales in …

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Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

The latest Oculus Rift development kit will start to ship to pre-order customers this month, Oculus VR has announced. In a post on the product’s official forums, Oculus VR’s Andres Hernandez confirmed that the first wave of Oculus Rift DK2 units are expected to arrive on July 14th. The company …

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VR – is it for the payers?

The owner of London’s video game caf Loading Bar James Danceshares his thoughts on the new virtual reality headsets and whether they will have mainstream success… Recently I heard about Sony’s VR headset which stole the show at GDC courtesy of Develop’s ‘An Audience With…’ series. It answered some of …

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