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Revive cracks Oculus DRM on Unreal Engine titles

Unsurprisingly, when the Revive project that unlocked Oculus VR’s Rift exclusivity was launched, the Facebook owned company updated its DRM to block its use. Even more unsurprising though, is that within days the Revive project is back and it’s already circumvented DRM protecting Unreal Engine titles. This all stems from an ongoing …

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Oculus signs on Fitbit’s Hans Hartmann as new COO

Oculus VR is continuing to snatch up some of the tech-world’s brightest stars, taking on Fitbit’s Hans Hartmann, who will leave his role as chief operating officer, to fulfil the same role at Oculus instead. Oculus’s current COO, Laird Malamed, is said to be taking on another executive role within …

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HTC speaks out on issues during Vive EU launch

The launch of the first virtual reality consumer headsets has not been without its issues. HTC had some problems with pre-orders being mistakenly cancelled and a few other problems have arisen but the company is working hard to resolve them and has spoken out to explain things to its customers. …

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HTC Vive pre-orders now live, priced at £689 in UK

The HTC Vive is now available for pre-order around the world, with international pricing revealed over the weekend. To put in your own order, visit the official HTC site, but consider pre-warning your your credit card company, as though there are no charges going through today (unless you use Paypal), …

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Palmer Luckey reveals more Rift details in AMA

Yesterday’s launch of Oculus Rift Pre-Orders was rather manic, with thousands or perhaps even tens of thousands of people trying to buy the headset, despite it coming in at around double the expected cost. To answer some people’s concerns and others’ hopes for the future, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey took …

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Oculus Rift to sell five million units next year

The consumer version of the Oculus Rift is finally coming out next year and it looks like analysts are already predicting big things for the virtual reality headset. According to analytic firm, Suisse, Oculus will sell as many as five million Rift headsets within its first year on the market, …

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