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How VR is bringing the platform exclusive back from the dead

Posted 07/28 11:42 in Gaming | 0comments

How VR is bringing the platform exclusive back from the dead

Nevertheless, the question that stirs is, if a giant like Microsoft could so easily overlook the potency of exclusive games during its most important product unveiling for years, have they lost all of their power?The balance between the volume of content ans the requirement for lots and lots of ‘hero’ exclusive games - like Halo or Uncharted - has shifted as a natural part of that.

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Oculus launching Guardian, their chaperone boundary system for the Rift

Posted 09/15 19:32 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus launching Guardian, their chaperone boundary system for the Rift

According to Oculus’ VP of product Nate Mitchell, a similar system will be made available to Rift users called Guardian when their Touch controllers launch later this year.8 update and more details on Guardian will be revealed at Oculus Connect next month.

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Oculus Touch controller price appears - It's not cheap

Posted 09/22 01:42 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus Touch controller price appears - It's not cheap

With the Oculus Rift now hitting retailers in the UK, promotional materials in stores give away the cost of the Oculus Touch controllers.The benefit of the Rift at launch was that it was a lot cheaper than the HTC Vive but everyone knew that to get the full experience the Touch controllers would be essential.

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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey funding pro-Trump dirty meme group proves unpopular

Posted 09/23 06:38 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey funding pro-Trump dirty meme group proves unpopular

In the early hours of this morning, a story on the Daily Beast brought to light that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has been funding an anti-Hilary Memes group involved in “shitposting”.The article covers Luckey’s involvement in a Reddit group and non-profit social welfare 501©4 non-profit organisation called Nimble America.

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Oculus' Palmer Luckey issues statement explaining pro-Trump group support

Posted 09/24 06:29 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus' Palmer Luckey issues statement explaining pro-Trump group support

Yesterday Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was reported by the Daily Beast to have been involved in funding a pro-Trump dirty meme group Nimble America.“I am deeply sorry that my actions are negatively impacting the perception of Oculus and its partners.

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Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe on Palmer Luckey's apology

Posted 09/26 09:35 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe on Palmer Luckey's apology

The Oculus company has come under fire by association over Luckey’s involvement with the group which prompted the following statement from CEO Brendan Iribe on Facebook.I want to respond to the recent press stories involving Palmer.

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Orion Project devs support Oculus mentioning recent Palmer Luckey debacle

Posted 09/28 19:50 in Mobile | 0comments

Orion Project devs support Oculus mentioning recent Palmer Luckey debacle

You probably remember the name Orion Prelude, it was Trek Industries self-styled worst game of all time which now has a follow-up game in Early Access called Orion Project.The developer has decided it’s time to join the VR scene and posted their thoughts on the recent Palmer Luckey meme situation.

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Oculus touch US pricing, sensor prices, and more revealed

Posted 10/07 18:01 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus touch US pricing, sensor prices, and more revealed

Although the pricing of the Touch controllers was revealed in the UK a few weeks back, the US price was unknown and they will be available for $199.99 for another sensor though which really bumps up the price to get a decent setup comparable to the Vive.

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Oculus Touch pre-orders now open

Posted 10/12 08:07 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus Touch pre-orders now open

A list of pre-order retailers can be found on Oculus Live where there will also be Touch demos.The Touch ships out on 6 December and costs the hefty price of  £189.

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These are all the Oculus Touch compatible VR games at launch

Posted 12/02 20:22 in Mobile | 0comments

These are all the Oculus Touch compatible VR games at launch

The Oculus Rift has one key piece of kit missing, and that’s decent controllers.If you have any of these then you’ll be good to go.

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's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day One

Posted 12/27 02:08 in Reviews | 0comments

's 2016 Game of the Year Awards: Day One

Webster's dictionary defines The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as one of the greatest games that just barely snuck onto last year's Game of the Year list.Following up on Hearts of Stone from late 2015, 2016's Blood and Wine expansion makes The Witcher 3 as enticing a prospect as it ever was.

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Oculus says Zenimax lawsuit is "wasteful litigation". Case gets underway

Posted 01/12 12:01 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus says Zenimax lawsuit is "wasteful litigation". Case gets underway

With the Zenimax vs Oculus court case now underway, Oculus has come out fighting in a statement released today.The case of Zenimax vs Oculus has been a long time coming , it was filed back in 2014.

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Zenimax seeking "vindication" over their VR IP claims against Oculus

Posted 01/16 19:10 in Mobile | 0comments

Zenimax seeking "vindication" over their VR IP claims against Oculus

Today Zenimax sent PC Invasion a statement in response to the Oculus statement from last week which claimed that that the case was “wasteful litigation”.The full statement reads: “With the start of the trial of our case in Federal District Court in Dallas against Defendants Facebook, Oculus and its management, ZeniMax and id Software welcome the opportunity to present substantial evidence of the Defendants’ misappropriation of our Virtual Reality (VR) intellectual property.

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ZeniMax wins $500 million for Oculus infringing copyrights and trademarks

Posted 02/02 00:49 in Mobile | 0comments

ZeniMax wins $500 million for Oculus infringing copyrights and trademarks

After nearly three weeks in court, the jury agreed that Oculus has infringed Zenimax’ copyright and trademarks.The jury also upheld the complaint that John Carmack, previously at Zenimax before moving to Oculus, had taken RAGE source code and “thousands of electronic files on a USB storage device which contained ZeniMax VR technology”.

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Oculus' John Carmack speaks out following to ZeniMax verdict

Posted 02/03 00:04 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus' John Carmack speaks out following to ZeniMax verdict

The court case between Oculus and ZeniMax is over with Oculus being ordered to pay out $500 million to ZeniMax but John Carmack sounds angry and frustrated with the result.Much of the evidence in the case focused on John Carmack’s actions prior to moving from ZeniMax to Oculus and today he has posted a lengthy response now the case has concluded.

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Oculus closing down Best Buy demo stations

Posted 02/09 05:15 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus closing down Best Buy demo stations

The Oculus Rift has been with us for almost a year and appears that retail sales are drying up at some stores.The 500 demo stations were rolled out to Best Buy stores last year but they have not been utilised as much as they hoped.

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ZeniMax seek to block Oculus from using unauthorised code

Posted 02/24 19:47 in Mobile | 0comments

ZeniMax seek to block Oculus from using unauthorised code

According to Reuters, on Thursday papers were filed seeking an injunction against Oculus at the same court where the initial case was heard.” Should this new filing go through, it will affect games created for the Oculus Rift in which the unauthorised code has been used.

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Oculus share their VR line-up at GDC. Watch the trailers

Posted 03/01 00:14 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus share their VR line-up at GDC. Watch the trailers

Oculus has revealed their latest line-up of titles at GDC.From the list, games such as From Other Suns, Robo Recall, Arktika.

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Oculus drops price of Rift and Touch by $200

Posted 03/02 00:29 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus drops price of Rift and Touch by $200

As Oculus approaches the first anniversary of the hardware shipping, they are now discounting both the Rift and the Touch controllers.The Rift with the touch controllers is now being offered as a bundle with a $200 saving.

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Oculus to focus on funding external production. Closes its Story Studio

Posted 05/05 09:30 in Mobile | 0comments

Oculus to focus on funding external production. Closes its Story Studio

Two years ago Oculus created its Story Studio and today they announced it’s being closed down.“After careful consideration, we’ve decided to shift our focus away from internal content creation to support more external production”.

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