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Oculus employees receive death threats after Facebook aquisition
The heat surrounding the Oculus VR and Facebook deal has not cooled down and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was back on Reddit today responding to to the negative feedback since the acquisition was announced.
Minecraft for Oculus VR would have been free. Notch is not “driven by capitalism” as war of words rages with Bleszinski
The exchange of words between Cliff Bleszinski and Markus “Notch” Persson continued over Persson’s decision to not bring Minecraft to the Oculus Rift earlier this week following the Facebook acquisition of Oculus VR.
The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters
There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.
No Minecraft for the Oculus Rift – Persson doesn’t trust Facebook
On the back of this evening’s announcement of an Oculus VR acquisition by Facebook, the industry has been chipping in with their thoughts on the deal.
Oculus to release Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in July
Oculus have been keeping quiet about the release of the Oculus Rift second development kit but today they have revealed that Dev Kit 2 will release this July.
Rust’s Garry Newman says Valve VR makes the Rift “feel like a torture device”
During the Steam Dev days developers were ushered into a room to test out Valve’s prototype VR system and feedback that was coming from the event was very positive.
Valve’s Michael Abrash shares his Steam Dev Days VR slides and talk
Valve’s Michael Abrash has updated his blog and kindly shared his talk and slides covering the VR portion of Steam Dev Days.
Oculus VR releases “Best Practices” guide for developers
As ever more developers dive into the realistic 3D sensory pool of virtual reality, it might be a good idea if a company were to collate a series of helpful tips for developing on VR hardware.
Oculus Rift dev kit 2 will be as close to consumer version as possible
Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey and VP of Products Nate Mitchell were keen to share the latest Oculus Rift Crystal Cove developments at CES in an interview with Reddit and there were some pretty interesting nuggets of information.
Steam VR category added to listings
There won’t be that many gamers with an Oculus Rift or a VR device of any sort but Valve are keen to show which games support VR on Steam with a new category.
Oculus VR raises $75 million in funding from Netscape founder
Oculus Rift is really catching the imagination of the tech industry and the company has raised $75 million in another round of funding.
Star Wars trench scene recreated in VR with Oculus Rift
It’s an iconic moment in Star Wars, Luke skimming down the Death Star trench and attempting to target a tiny vent.
Oculus Share – Oculus Rift ready games can now be self published and tried
Simpy called Oculus Share, a new site has popped up from the VR headset creators to get the word out on all the Oculus Rift supported games.
Natural Selection 2 devs Oculus Rift first impressions – It’s nausea time
As more Oculus Rift development kits start arriving at developers and more feedback on the VR kits are surfacing.