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John Carmack to Discuss Mobile VR at GDC 2015

February 12, 2015 |

John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR, has confirmed that he will be attending and speaking at the 2015 Game Developers Convention (GDC) to deliver a session titled, “The Dawn of Mobile VR”.

According to GDC, Carmack will focus on discussing … Read More

Oculus Rift is Like ‘Getting Religion on Contact’, says Carmack

December 30, 2014 |

In a recent interview with Fortune, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack describes the experience of virtual reality on the Oculus Rift as “like getting religion on contact.” When also asked about what separates today’s VR technology from the VR in the … Read More

Minecraft Creator ‘Notch’ No Longer Upset About Facebook Buying Oculus

August 17, 2014 |

Earlier this year when Facebook announced it was acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion, some early supporters reacted with a sense of shock, and dismay. Most notably creator of Minecraft Markus ‘Notch’ Persson when he announced he will cancel plans on … Read More

ZeniMax Files Lawsuit Against Oculus over Virtual Reality Technology

May 22, 2014 |

Earlier this month, ZeniMax, owner of developer id Software, accused Oculus VR and former id employer John Carmack of stealing intellectual property used in the development and success of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, which Facebook announced to purchase … Read More

Oculus VR Responds to ZeniMax Allegations: The Claims are ‘False’

May 5, 2014 |

This morning the battle over the rights to the Oculus Rift VR technology started heating up, as Oculus VR formally responded directly against ZeniMax’s recent claims that former employer and co-founder of id Software, John Carmack had stolen key intellectual … Read More

ZeniMax Accuses John Carmack of Stealing VR Technology for Oculus Rift

May 2, 2014 |

A little more than a month after the announcement of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR for $2 billion sent shock waves throughout the gaming industry, it appears Oculus VR and the social media giant could soon find themselves in court defending over the rights to … Read More

Oculus CTO John Carmack Responds to Facebook’s Oculus Acquisition

March 31, 2014 |

Oculus CTO John Carmack is one of the most respected and legendary game developers in the industry today. Nearly a week after the unexpected announcement of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR, Inc., for $2 billion—Carmark finally expressed his opinions surrounding … Read More

Oculus VR Strategically Opens New Office in Seattle

March 13, 2014 |

Oculus VR, the company behind the highly-anticipated Virtual Reality headset, the Oculus Rift announced that it will be opening a new Research and Development Office in the Seattle area.

With over $100 million in funding, Oculus VR, which is currently … 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 immense funding from various sources, including a successful Kickstarter campaign, and Section A and B funding. This is one of the hottest game start-ups … Read More