Oculus VR News


Facebook Files Patent For Oculus AR Glasses

By Charles Singletary, Aug 24, 2017 10:45am PDT

The patent details a two-dimensional scanning tech called "waveguide" to superimpose text and images onto our vision.


"You know whats cool about ar glasses? If you put a opaque plastic thing over the front they're ..."

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Killing Floor Incursion Makes VR Absolutely Horrifying

By John Keefer, Aug 17, 2017 11:20am PDT

The Zed hordes should make for even more nightmares in this version of the series.


Lucid VR Adds Oculus Co-Founder to Head AR/VR Camera Team

By John Keefer, Aug 02, 2017 4:35pm PDT

Jack McCauley will be working on the new VR180 3D camera for iOS and Android devices.


"It'll be interesting to see if the camera is capture only or if it offers the ability to stream ..."

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Pioneers of Social VR, AltspaceVR, is Shutting Down

By Asif Khan, Jul 27, 2017 11:10pm PDT

One of the first online VR communities will cease to exist next week.


"Sorry to hear it... But it was also one of those i tried for a few mins and then never again ..."

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Blade Runner 2049: Replicant Pursuit VR Playable at SDCC

By John Keefer, Jul 19, 2017 11:59am PDT

The futuristic videogame tie-in for the movie will be released this week on July 21.


Oculus Studios Unveils Marvel Powers United VR at D23 Expo

By Asif Khan, Jul 15, 2017 2:00pm PDT

The Oculus Rift exclusive title will be playable at SDCC 2017.


"Correction: Not Insomniac Games. Oculus Studios, Marvel, and Sanzaru Games. Please understand."

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Oculus Rift and Touch Bundle Drops to $400 For Summer Sale

By John Keefer, Jul 10, 2017 8:15am PDT

Facebook tries to prop up sales with a 33% savings.


"Oh man, I forgot about Arizona Sunshine. That was a fun freaking trailer."

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Oculus Connect 4 Confirmed For Mid-October

By -Shack Staff, Jun 22, 2017 10:20am PDT

Despite the growing emphasis of VR at Facebook's F8 developer conference this year, Oculus will still have their own shindig.


"I expect a wireless Vive 2.0 with knuckle controller announcement at CES followed by Oculus' new ..."

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ZeniMax Wants Another $500 Million From Oculus, Or 20% Of Rift Sales for 10 Years

By John Keefer, Jun 22, 2017 9:00am PDT

The two combatants are back in court over another facet of the case involving John Carmack's move to Oculus.


"He wanted the best of both worlds and there's no way this was just a mistake. All the money ..."

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ZeniMax Files Suit Against Samsung Over Oculus Collaboration

By John Keefer, May 15, 2017 3:50pm PDT

The suit says Samsung has code in its Gear VR that it gained from Oculus, but it was actually ZeniMax property.


"Zenimax , most evil gaming corporation, yet has so many good games. "

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Award-Winning Oculus Story Studio Unexpectedly Shut Down by Facebook

By Asif Khan, May 04, 2017 7:30pm PDT

The VR storytelling studio behind Lost, Henry, and Dear Angelica is being shut down.


"Henry sold my mom on the idea of VR more than probably anything else. It had real value."

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Exclusive Star Trek Bridge Crew VR Gameplay and Interview

By Greg Burke, Apr 25, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke was beamed aboard the Enterprise for hands-on with Star Trek Bridge Crew VR. Check out the interview!


"it really was. I wish they let us post the RAW gameplay. Captain is the best"

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Full AR Won't Be Realized For Another 5-10 Years, Oculus Says

By John Keefer, Apr 21, 2017 4:30pm PDT

The current crop of AR devices have a long way to go to fulfill Michael Abrash's vision of the future.


"No shit?! Been saying this since this VR/AR nonsense was announced. Even that estimate seems ..."

- rtricoche see all 6 comments

Facebook to License 360 Cameras That Capture in Six Degrees of Freedom

By David Craddock, Apr 19, 2017 2:32pm PDT

They look a little like Portal 2's Wheatley, only with more eyes. I'm on board.


Facebook Launches Beta of VR Social Platform

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2017 11:25am PDT

You and your fellow tech enthusiasts can try hanging out in a virtual space.


"I am fascinated. I mean you can already do lots of what this initially offers in other apps ..."

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