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Posts Tagged Oculus


Oculus VR’s Palmer Luckey says VR will be the death of TVs

Palmer Luckey was pinned down at PAX to find out his thoughts on the future of TV and VR.

15 Apr 2014 | 0

David Attenborough’s next documentary will be on the Oculus Rift

Sir David Attenborough is a legend when it comes to documentaries, his soothing voice has educated millions about our planet and its inhabitants.

14 Apr 2014 | 0

Star Conflict adds Oculus Rift support

To celebrate two years of service, Star Conflict  is receiving more updates including Oculus Rift support immersing players in their cockpits for the first time.

4 Apr 2014 | 0

Totem VR interview with True Player Gear’s CEO Bertrand Nepveu

True Player Gear‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu was encouraged by the Oculus/Facebook acquisition and decided to fully reveal their contender for the VR hardware crown.

3 Apr 2014 | 4

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #159

This week on the IncGamers Podcast we discuss the news that has shaken the videogame world down to its very foundations.

2 Apr 2014 | 3

Totem to take on the Oculus Rift as True Player Gear reveals VR hardware

If there was a perfect  time to reveal what you’ve been working on for the past nine years it would probably when your major competitors is taking some flack. 

30 Mar 2014 | 5

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.

30 Mar 2014 | 3

Valve’s Michael Abrash joins newly minted Oculus

Just a couple of short days after the expensive Facebook purchase of virtual reality developers Oculus, Valve’s Michael Abrash has swapped his Valve office for an Oculus one.

28 Mar 2014 | 1

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.

28 Mar 2014 | 1

The Oculus Facebook Deal Risks Alienating its Supporters

There are a lot of unhappy nerds in the world today.

26 Mar 2014 | 13

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.

26 Mar 2014 | 0

Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion

Here’s some rather large tech news, Facebook is acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion in cash and stock. 

26 Mar 2014 | 5

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.

19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

John Carmack explains his resignation from id

Despite what you may have thought, id’s John Carmack would have liked to have stayed on at id and not completely jumped ship to Oculus.

5 Feb 2014 | 1

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.

24 Jan 2014 | 6

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.

19 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

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.

12 Jan 2014 | 2

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.

18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

24 Sep 2013 | 1