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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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Apple job listing hints at future virtual reality plans

Apple’s potential commercial interest in Virtual Reality seems to be growing as a recent job listing hints at the company’s future plans for the technology. Apple is currently seeking out engineers to “create high performance apps that integrate with virtual reality systems”. The job listing also said “We are looking …

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Samsung Gear VR headset to launch in December

Samsung showed off its upcoming Gear VR headset last month and now we know when consumers will finally be able to get their hands on one. The headset, which was designed by Oculus, will be available to purchase from December onwards. The Gear VR Innovator Edition will pair up with …

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Sony developing social games for Project Morpheus

Sony has been working on its virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus, for a while now but as we inch closer to consumer grade VR one thing is becoming more increasingly important to the likes of Oculus and Sony, headset users are going to need some social experiences. Virtual Reality may seem …

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Nvidia GAME24 event coverage

As promised, here is our weekend coverage for those of you who missed out on Friday night’s Nvidia Game24 event in London to celebrate the launch of the highly rated GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards.   There was plenty going on at the venue, we  got to take …

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The new Oculus Rift has easily-scratchable lenses

If you’re one of the thousands eagerly awaiting your second iteration of the Oculus Rift headset but you don’t happen to trawl through the official forums on a daily basis, you might have missed that there’s a nasty issue with the DK2s currently being shipped out: the lenses scratch really …

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Carmack: Getting VR to run on Android is hell

Last week Samsung announced the Gear VR, an Android virtual reality headset developed by the guys over at Oculus. According to John Carmack, getting virtual reality running on Android was no easy task and due to the lack of native code development, creating applications for the platform is “no fun …

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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 4 and Gear VR headset

Samsung has officially revealed the Galaxy Note 4 handset and its Virtual Reality headset, the Gear VR, which was in fact developed with the help of Oculus, just as previous rumors suggested. The Gear VR headset is designed to fit around the 5.7 Inch screen found on the just announced …

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Oculus Rift is still a gaming VR headset first – company

While Facebook did say that the virtual reality technology is a strong candidate to emerge as the next social and communications platform when it acquired Oculus VR earlier this year, the main focus of the virtual reality headset that is under development today is gaming, according to Nate Mitchell, vice …

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Oculus fires back at ZeniMax over VR ownership claims

Last week it was revealed that ZeniMax wants to take legal action against Oculus as it believes that it had a huge part to play in the company’s success thanks to John Carmack’s early efforts, which led to people getting excited about Virtual Reality again before Palmer Luckey launched the …

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