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oculusVRnews | September 22, 2014

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Samsung to Launch ‘Gear VR’ Headset at IFA 2014

July 9, 2014 |

Back in June, rumors surfaced about Oculus VR and Samsung collaborating to develop a virtual reality headset for high-end smartphones. Now a new image of what appears to be a rendered concept design of Samsung’s VR headset gives us a glimpses of what … Read More

Oculus VR Acquires Game-Networking Engine RakNet

July 7, 2014 |

Oculus VR has announced today that it is acquiring RakNet, a cross-platform, C++ game networking engine. RakNet is recognized as one of the leading networking middleware systems in the gaming industry.

According to an official Oculus VR blog post, the … Read More

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