Tag Archives: Oculus VR

2016 Will Be ‘Critical’ for Virtual Reality Say HTC

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With the HTC Vive launching towards the end of 2015, and the other head-mounted displays (HMD) by Oculus VR and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) to be launched in the first half of 2016 it will be important for the companies to ensure that the first impressions by consumers is good, because as HTC have said next year will be ‘critical for the future of virtual reality (VR). READ MORE

Oculus VR Wins ‘Technology Provider’ at Develop Awards

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Whilst virtual reality (VR) has existed in various forms over the last couple of decades, nobody can really deny that the current re-emergence of VR has been down to one man, Palmer Luckey. He created the Oculus Rift at home, then in 2012 started a Kickstarter campaign that launched the head-mounted display (HMD) on to the world stage and the rest is history. At the Develop Industry Excellence Awards 2015 today, Oculus VR won the Technology Provider category for the accomplishments the company and Lucky has achieved. READ MORE

Oculus Favouring Funding Developers Over Owning Them for Rift Launch, CEO Suggests

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Last year saw Oculus VR hire former THQ CEO and Naughty Dog founder Jason Rubin as the President of Worldwide Studios. Almost exactly one year on and Rubin has played a big part in securing new content for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) including the likes of Edge of Nowhere from Insomniac Games. But what fans are yet to see is a true first-party studio, a team of Oculus-owned developers, making their own content for the device. According to CEO Brendan Iribe, this might not be something they see for a while yet. READ MORE