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Oculus unveils AMD-powered $500 VR-capable PCs, debuts new asynchronous spacewarp technology

Posted on 10/07 13:55 in Shows | 0

When the Oculus Rift launched this year, Oculus’ official minimum recommendation was an 900 system running a GTX 970.Earlier this year, Oculus introduced a feature supported by both AMD and Nvidia known as asynchronous timewarp.

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Oculus debuts new touch controllers at $199, initial reviews are positive

Posted on 10/07 18:42 in Shows | 0

Ever since the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive debuted, the Vive has had one significant feature that the Rift lacked: handheld controls.Early feedback from reviewers who have spent time with the controls has been quite positive.

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Oculus disables Gear VR on the Galaxy Note 7 as Samsung kills the phone permanently

Posted on 10/11 23:36 in Shows | 0

It’s not clear how many Note 7 devices actually have a safety problem, but Samsung’s various partners are treating the situation extremely seriously.This is being treated across the internet as the effective death of the Note 7.

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Steam survey suggests VR adoption has skidded to a halt

Posted on 10/13 14:25 in Shows | 0

8%, Oculus Rift 30.22%, Oculus Rift DK2 9.

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Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

Posted on 11/23 14:49 in Shows | 0

What a year it’s been for virtual reality!Three major platforms launched, dozens of new games were released, and this is just the beginning.

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Santa's VR Christmas Gift Guide

Posted on 11/29 20:17 in Deals | 0

Or, for the budget-minded, there’s Google Cardboard which works with both Samsung, Apple, and the new Google phone.It’s VR, but not the fancy VR that the dedicated headgear offers.

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Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming

Posted on 12/14 15:58 in Shows | 0

The big news from this patch will be welcome for anyone who likes using a PS4 controller on the PC — it’s now fully supported in Steam’s Big Picture mode.According to Valve, you can configure the PS4 controller the same way you’d configure a native Steam controller, with native API support and robust button mapping.

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Is Facebook Slowly Eroding The Oculus Brand?

Posted on 12/14 22:03 in Deals | 0

While Oculus experienced growth pains earlier this year, Facebook made it abundantly clear at OC3 this year that they have much bigger plans for Oculus and VR as an industry.While Oculus is a strong brand among gamers and people that know about VR; those that don’t know VR have no knowledge of the Oculus brand or what it does.

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How Oculus Lost Market Leadership -- And How It Can Win It Back

Posted on 12/20 18:10 in Deals | 0

On March 25th 2014, Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus sparked life in the Virtual Reality industry.A third, dominant entrant, made things even harder for Oculus to retain its leadership position.

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Facebook Challenges $2 Billion Lawsuit Alleging Oculus Stole Key Technology

Posted on 01/10 21:46 in Deals | 0

Monday marked the start of a $2 billion Dallas trial that emerged from a lawsuit by video game startup ZeniMax, alleging that -owned Oculus VR stole some of its key technology and promoted a fake origin story to hide the truth.The story notes that Oculus denied claims by ZeniMax alleging that Carmack brought over proprietary information.

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Facebook closing nearly half its Oculus kiosks in Best Buy stores

Posted on 02/09 13:44 in Shows | 0

Last year, Facebook announced it would push Oculus Rift demo kits in 500 Best Buy stores around the nation.” “We’re making some seasonal changes and prioritizing demos at hundreds of Best Buy locations in larger markets,” Oculus spokesperson Andrea Schubert said.

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