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ReVive creator claims to have received Palmer Luckey backing

The creator of a mod that allows HTC Vive owners to play Oculus Rift titles claims that controversial Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is now providing financial backing. Jules Block now has a Patreon so he can raise the funds needed to cover the time spent keeping the mod up and …

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Palmer Luckey’s Trump donations see Chrono Trigger make global headlines

What’s the betting that Chrono Trigger’s Wikipedia page has enjoyed record traffic in the last few hours? In an odd turn of events, The Washington Post has discovered that now departed Oculus founder Palmer Lucky has been surreptitiously donating to Donald Trump via shell companies with names relating to 1995 …

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SuperData: Luckey departure ‘long time coming’

Palmer Luckey’s seemingly sudden departure from Oculus was a long time coming,” according to SuperData’s VP of research and strategy and head of VR/AR strategy Stephanie Llamas, after his role had become increasingly redundant” in the wake of Oculus’ lawsuit with ZeniMax. Oculus is failing compared to its competitors and …

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Palmer Luckey out at Oculus

Six months after Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was unceremoniously thrust into the American political limelight, the VR pioneer is leaving the Facebook-owned company. Palmer will be dearly missed,” Facebook said in a statement first provided to UploadVR. Palmer’s legacy extends far beyond Oculus. His inventive spirit helped kickstart the modern …

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ZeniMax awarded $500m in Oculus lawsuit

The ZeniMax vs Oculus trial is coming to an end as the jury awarded ZeniMax $500m (around 394m) after they found Oculus violated a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). ZeniMax initially asked for $4bn ($2bn in compensation and $2bn in damages) but the jury decided against it as Oculus was found not …

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Palmer Luckey conspicuously absent from Oculus Connect 3 keynote

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was not seen on stage at the Oculus Connect 3 keynote, probably due to his support of pro Trump memes. Luckey is usually a regular at Oculus keynotes, as you would expect, but at yesterday’s Oculus Connect 3 he was nowhere to be seen, he didn’t …

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Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging. You see Sony investing in their content the same way,” Luckey told TechCrunch. They want to make things that take advantage of their features that they have in the best way possible. …

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