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Iribe vacates role as Oculus CEO

Oculus has divided itself into separate PC and mobile divisions, with CEO Brendan Iribe stepping down as part of the changes. Iribe will head up the new PC business, while former Microsoft man Jon Thomason, who joined the company in August, will lead its mobile operations. Both founder Palmer Luckey …

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MCV’s Review of the Year – Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year. It seems to have been a year dominated by hardware rather than software, with lots of new devices in the shape of VR headsets, updated consoles, new reveals and a smash hit retro revival. Lots of ‘new’ …

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Shared Rooms: Designing Multiplayer VR

Multiplayer will be key for the mainstream adoption of virtual reality, but comes with a fresh set of problems to surmount. Jem Alexander asks studios what stands between us and the perfect social VR experience.

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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. According to Upload VR the company is mainly staffing up its research divisions, following the announcement back at Oculus Connect that the firm has $250,000 research grants available for upcoming areas …

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The Gear VR app has been disabled on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Oculus has dropped support for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with its Gear VR platform. Anyone who now tries to download the Gear VR app when on a Note 7 will be met with a message explaining that the app is not available due to safety concerns. Customer safety is …

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