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Palmer Luckey speaks out on Time Magazine cover

Late last night, Time Magazine went ahead and showed off its brand new cover story for this month, covering Virtual Reality and the Oculus Rift success story. Unfortunately the picture on the cover was pretty awful, showing a photoshopped Palmer Luckey on a beach with his Oculus Rift headset on. …

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Not everyone is convinced of VR’s future

Since Palmer Luckey first unveiled his dodgy virtual reality prototype to John Carmack and a few other industry leaders, VR has been a hot topic for discussion and speculation. As the various versions have been released and we edge ever closer to a commercial iteration of hardware and software, even …

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All Oculus Rift games will have VR demos

The pre-E3 Oculus VR press event was huge, with news about everything from the hardware to the games we’ll be playing. However one of the most monumental changes to the gaming landscape could come in the way that the experiences and games are delivered. As well as having their own …

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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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The consumer Oculus Rift headset will launch Q1 2016

Oculus has finally announced an official release window for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Regular consumers will be able to get their hands on one during the first quarter of next year, so any time between January and March. Unfortunately, we still don’t know any final hardware specifications or …

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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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Facebook in big VR hiring spree

When Facebook bought out Oculus VR back in March last year, there was much discussion of how the social network would leave the company to be independent and continue its development alone, much like the social networking giant had done with Instagram and WhatsApp. However that doesn’t mean it can’t …

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Notch just bought Beverly Hills’ nicest mansion

Suddenly becoming a billionaire overnight must be quite bizarre, as what do you do with that kind of money? But there’s more than a few people that that’s happened to this year. Oddly enough, they’ve been people in the gaming industry, like Oculus VR’s Palmer Luckey and the original creator of …

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Oculus CEO says VR roots will always be in gaming

Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe has said that while the Oculus Rift may have other uses and purposes, its roots will always be in gaming. Several members of the Oculus team discussed a lot of potential uses for virtual reality at an event last week, at which the company also announced …

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John Carmack joins Oculus VR

In a press release, Oculus VR has announced that John Carmack has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. The co-founder of id Software was quoted as saying “The dream of VR has been simmering in the background for decades, but now, the people and technologies are finally aligning to allow …

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