Tag Archives: virtual reality

Oculus Rift ‘will be an open platform’, avoid ‘console tactics’, insists founder

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has dismissed concerns that the Rift virtual reality headset will be designed as a closed ecosystem. A Reddit thread attempting to dissuade readers from buying the upcoming consumer version of the VR device cited Oculus’ funding of two dozen Rift-exclusive titles as a sign that the …

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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. We have a pretty big investment into Oculus Studios’ triple-A, high production value games,” Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe told Gamasutra. Oculus VR is a gaming-built, owned and operated company. We’re developers …

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David Braben urges VR caution

Another significant industry figure has warned that we cannot yet be certain what extent virtual reality will succeed in the market. "I’m afraid, as an industry, about VR and how it will play out. It has that slightly ‘bandwagon’ feel about it,” Elite creator David Braben told Videogamer. VR is …

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Miyamoto: ‘Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience’

Despite previously dimissing the potential for virtual reality, Nintendo execShigeru Miyamoto has hinted that one of the firm’s upcoming titles would work well with the technology. Nintendo’s development chief previously argued that ‘virtual reality isn’t really a good fit for Nintendo’s philosophy‘ of allowing people to play together in the …

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