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Oculus buys UK VR firm to make AR possible

Facebook has purchased the British based, Surreal Vision, in order to incorporate it into Oculus VR to aid further development within virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. The company, founded by students from the Imperial College London, specialises in converting real world scenes into virtual ones through 3D cameras, thereby …

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Oculus VR has another lawsuit to fight

It looks like there is another company that wants a piece of Oculus as Oculus VR and its founder, Palmer Luckey, are being sued again, this time over an apparent breach of contract and “wrongful exploitation” of intellectual property. The company behind the lawsuit is Total Recall Technologies, alleging that …

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Oculus to host its own event ahead of E3

It looks like we will be getting our first look at the consumer version of the Oculus Rift ahead of E3 at an Oculus hosted media event on the 11th of June. The consumer version of the Rift VR headset was announced earlier this month, with a release window set …

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The Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6 is now available

Last month, Samsung revealed that it would be releasing an improved version of the Gear VR headset for use with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones. The Oculus-made virtual reality headset is now officially available, at the same price point as its predecessor. The original Gear VR was …

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Samsung is launching a Gear VR for the Galaxy S6

Samsung is going to release a new version of the Gear VR headset specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S6, with pre-orders going live tomorrow. The original Gear VR headset was created by Oculus and was built for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy …

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Get ready, GTA V VR backlash is coming

One of the most exciting additions to this generation of Grand Theft Auto has been first person mode, which has opened up a whole new way of playing the anarchy simulator. However some didn’t stop there, with the likes of Virtuix Omni showcasing the new GTA in virtual reality using …

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Crytek wants to develop virtual reality games

Crytek, the studio behind Crysis, the original Far Cry and the CryEngine, is looking to start developing for virtual reality, hoping to one day deliver a “fully-fleshed VR experience”. The developer is currently experimenting with virtual reality and has some future plans in place. During an interview with Gamespot, Crytek …

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AMD demonstrates unannounced flagship Radeon R9 at GDC

Advanced Micro Devices uses yet unannounced Radeon R9 graphics card for a virtual reality demonstration at the Game Developers Conference, the company confirmed on Thursday. The GPU developer reveals no details about its new flagship graphics card, but those, who have seen it in action, notice impressive performance. Although AMD …

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Palmer Luckey corrects us on Oculus Rift CV rumours

For anyone that’s tried an Oculus Rift DK1, DK2 or better yet, a Crescent Bay prototype, one of the most common questions on their lips is: “when will the consumer version be released?” As if dangling a golden VR carrot in-front of our face, Oculus Story Studio’s supervision technical director, …

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Oculus VR has its own movie production studio

Oculus VR has been expanding its focus beyond games for some time now but it seems that movies may play a larger role in the company’s plan than originally thought as it has been revealed that there is an internal movie production studio at work. The internal production studio is …

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Mark Zuckerberg discusses future vision for VR

Mark Zuckerberg caused quite a stir last year when Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion but since then, the CEO hasn’t really offered much insight to his future vision for Virtual Reality. However, at the latest Facebook Q&A meeting, he did give a few words. According to Zuckerberg, current VR technology …

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