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Oculus VR News | January 21, 2019

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Oculus Scores Even More Funding for Oculus Rift – $75M to Be Exact

December 14, 2013 |

As if Oculus VR hadn’t already gotten enough funding, with their $16 million in Section A funding, and their $2.4 million made with their initial Kickstarter campaign. Now, they have received even more funding for Oculus Rift, and have over … Read More

The Winners of the VR Jam 2013

September 20, 2013 |

The VR Jam 2013 winners have been chosen! There are hundreds of gaming developers out there that devote their time to creating games that people are sure to love, and they are able to participate in the annual VR Jam, … Read More

Oculus Launches VR “Sharing” Site for the Rift

August 21, 2013 |

When it comes to the virtual reality gaming industry, it is safe to say that there are going to be a lot of vast improvements made over the next few years. One of the biggest innovations is the Oculus Rift, … Read More

Oculus VR Hires Matt Hooper, Former Creative Director for id Software

August 10, 2013 |

Matt Hooper was actually a former creative director for id Software. He had been with them for 11 years as of February, and according to GameFront.com, has recently been hired by Oculus VR to help with the production of their new device … Read More

John Carmack, Creator of Quake, Takes Position as Chief Technology Officer for Oculus VR

August 8, 2013 |

Oculus VR began planning back in 2009, and has since expanded greatly with the help of their immense funding from various sources, including a Kickstarter campaign, and Section A and B funding. This is one of the hottest game start … Read More

Oculus Rift and Indie Cade to Hold a Month Long VR Jam

July 14, 2013 |

The Oculus Rift is making a splash in the way of virtual reality. It is because of this increased popularity for the company and their plans that more developers are looking to make games for this system. Oculus has decided … Read More

Oculus Rift Gets $16M in Series A Funding for Production

June 24, 2013 |

Oculus VR is the developer of a very highly anticipated product that is expected to hit the consumer shelves in 2014 – the Oculus Rift. They were able to land $16 million to help fund the costs of the production … Read More

Founding Member Andrew Scott Reisse Remembered

June 3, 2013 |

Andrew Scott Reisse, founding member of Oculus VR team and engineer, tragically passed away Thursday, May 30th. This tragedy deeply affected friends and fellow team members, who remember him fondly. Andrew Reisse is a figure who will not be forgotten … Read More

Brendan Iribe, previous officer for Gaikai and Scaleform, takes the Position of CEO for Oculus VR

August 16, 2012 |

Oculus VR had an extremely successful launch, thanks to the help of its Kickstarter campaign. They were able to reach their initial funding goal in a matter of hours, and ever since that moment they knew that they needed to … Read More