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Oculus VR News | April 6, 2020

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Oculus VR Announces ‘Oculus Connect’ Developer Conference

July 7, 2014 |

Oculus VR has announced today that it will hold its first-ever developer conference, known as Oculus Connect. The conference will be open to the public and take place in Los Angeles, California this September 19-20 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.

According … Read More

Oculus VR Suspends DK2 Sales in China due to ‘Extreme’ Reselling

July 6, 2014 |

Oculus VR has confirmed that sales of its Oculus Rift DK2 headset have been suspended in China due to “extreme reseller purchases.”

In a post published on Reddit, a Chinese customer expressed “disappointment” at Oculus for cancelling its Oculus Rift … Read More

Oculus VR Hires Plants vs Zombies 2 Producer Bernard Yee

July 5, 2014 |

The latest industry veteran to join the Oculus VR team is senior producer of PopCap games Bernard Yee. According to an exclusive interview with GamesBeat, Yee will take the role as producer or product manager for Oculus at its Seattle … Read More

Oculus Begins Shipping DK2 this Month to Developers

July 2, 2014 |

If you pre-ordered the highly anticipated Oculus Rift Development Kit (DK2) back in March we have great news! Oculus has officially confirmed that the first batch of DK2s have left the manufacturing facility and are currently on their way to distribution … Read More

Oculus VR Plans to Emulate Android as Model for Expansion

June 28, 2014 |

Oculus VR has big plans to bring virtual reality to the masses. After being acquired by Facebook back in March for $2 billion, the company has hired some of the best talent in the industry, including a recent acquisition of Carbon … Read More

Oculus VR Officially Responds to ZeniMax Lawsuit

June 25, 2014 |

Back in late May, ZeniMax Media and its subsidiary id Software filed a lawsuit against Oculus VR accusing the company of stealing and “illegally misappropriating” intellectual property used in development of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

In a 30-page … Read More

Oculus Acquires Design Team Behind Xbox 360 Controller

June 24, 2014 |

Oculus VR announced today that it has acquired Carbon Design Group, a Seattle-based product design and development firm, best known for designing the popular Xbox 360 controller, and original Microsoft Kinect motion sensor.

According to an official blog post, Oculus revealed that … Read More

Oculus CEO Says VR Will Be in ‘Almost Every Household’

June 21, 2014 |

Oculus VR is focused on delivering a virtual reality platform that will change the world. With Facebook’s $2 billion partnership acquisition, a dream team roster of gaming industries top talent joining forces, and superior technological advancements in VR hardware, it … Read More

Nintendo on Virtual Reality: Shigeru Miyamoto Tries Oculus Rift

June 18, 2014 |

Nintendo’s legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, best known for creating iconic games like Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, and Pikmin series — was spotted at E3 2014 finally trying out the Oculus Rift virtual … Read More

Sony’s Relationship with Oculus is ‘Very Friendly’, says Shuhei Yoshida

June 16, 2014 |

While it may seem Sony’s Project Morpheus VR headset is competing directly against the Oculus Rift, according to a recent interview with Bloomberg, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe expressed quite the opposite.

“We don’t really look at them [Sony] as a … Read More