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Palmer Luckey Awarded Smithsonian Youth Achievement Award

October 17, 2014 |

Oculus VR Inc. founder Palmer Luckey was among a group of 10 innovators in art, science and culture honored on Thursday night during the third annual American Ingenuity Awards event at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.

The Smithsonian Magazine … Read More

Official Oculus Connect 2014 Keynote Videos Now Available

October 2, 2014 |

Earlier last the month, at the Oculus Connect developer conference, attendees had the opportunity to be at forefront of the latest virtual reality developments, and meet with industry veterans to discuss the future of VR and Oculus.

Nearly 1,000 developers from around … Read More

‘Too much cool stuff going on,’ Palmer Vows to Start Tweeting More

July 16, 2014 |

After a long hiatus of not actively participating within the Twitterverse, the one and only Palmer Luckey, Founder of Oculus VR made a surprise “announcement” on Monday via his official Twitter account revealing that he is going to start tweeting more often, and … Read More

Oculus Plans to Sell Consumer Rift at the ‘Lowest Cost Possible’

June 11, 2014 |

When Facebook announced plans to buy Oculus VR in March for $2 billion, there were many questions raised on how this partnership would ultimately benefit Oculus and the future of VR.

Well, much of those initial concerns are slowly being … 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

ZeniMax Accuses John Carmack of Stealing VR Technology for Oculus Rift

May 2, 2014 |

A little more than 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 the … Read More

Palmer Luckey Explains Why Oculus Joined Facebook and the Future of VR

April 15, 2014 |

Last month the unexpected announcement of Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion sent shock waves throughout the gaming community. Early supporters of the Oculus Rift that initially funded the project on Kickstarter were among the many that expressed their … Read More

Oculus Founder Responds to Gamers Concerns After Facebook Buyout

March 27, 2014 |

The internet has been buzzing with mixed emotions following the unexpected announcement on Tuesday that Facebook had acquired Oculus VR, Inc., for approximately $2 billion in cash and stock. Much of the negative backlash came from fans, and early supporters … Read More