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Oculus Rift Consumer Version’s Potential Price Revealed


The consumer build of Oculus Rift could retail for $200-$400. That, at least, was the indication of Oculus VR co-founder…

Minecraft Creator “Officially Over” Facebook Buying Oculus VR


And about now I'm officially over being upset about Facebook buying Oculus. I'm upset about there being a hole in…

Oculus Rift Breaks 100,000 Units Sold


The Oculus Rift has been sold to more than 100,000 customers. Oculus VR announced these numbers today when it revealed…

Oculus Rift Could Take “Years” to Find Its “Angry Birds”


It may take years for the Oculus Rift to and its own must-have experience. That, at least, is what Oculus…

Oculus Acquires Xbox 360 Controller Designer


The Oculus Rift is an incredibly promising gaming technology, one that might finally make virtual reality functional for consumer markets….

GF Podcast 28: Wolfenstein, Tropico, and ZeniMax’s Lawsuit

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We talk out this week’s big releases, Wolfenstein: The New Order and Transistor, as well as explain the ins and outs of the ZeniMax/Oculus lawsuit.

ZeniMax Suit Could Cost Oculus, Its Founder $2 Billion or More

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id Software parent company ZeniMax has officially filed a suit against Oculus VR, claiming its technology was used in the creation of the Rift display and asking for Oculus to lose any profits generated using ZeniMax tech.

GF Podcast 25: Oculus and Zenimax, and Easy Games

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We tackle everything from John Carmack, alleged intellectual property thief to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and whether playing games on easy is unfair to the developers on this week’s podcast.

Zenimax Accuses Carmack of Stealing Tech For Oculus VR


id Software’s John Carmack worked on Oculus while he was a Zenimax employee, and Zenimax says the tech he developed belongs to the company.

Sony Boss: Facebook’s Oculus Deal Validates VR


Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR will be good for Sony’s own VR efforts. That, at least, was the sentiment expressed…

Oculus VR Receives Death Threats After Facebook Deal

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Oculus VR staff have been subject to death threats following Facebook’s purchase of the company. Gamers were made aware of…

Why You’re Right to Be Worried About the Facebook-Oculus Deal

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Oculus’ sale to Facebook is a fundamental change in what the company is and has said it would be — and the proper response is skepticism until evidence is presented to the contrary.

Facebook Buys Kickstarted VR Company Oculus for $2 billion

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Meanwhile, Notch backed out of a deal to make a Minecraft version for Rift when he heard about the Facebook deal.

Epic Games Opens Up Access to Unreal Engine 4 for $19 a Month


In a press briefing at GDC today, Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney announced a new pricing model for accessing Unreal…

Oculus VR Is Co-Publishing EVE: Valkyrie With CCP


Oculus VR, the crazy kids behind that virtual reality headset everyone’s been talking about, is getting into the game publishing…

John Carmack Left id Software Due To VR Disagreements

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USA Today posted a terrific feature on John Carmack and id Software yesterday, and it reveals a few details on…

Oculus VR Just Raised $75 Million In Funding

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Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift VR headset that’s been at the forefront of PC gamer’s minds for over…

John Carmack On Doom 4, id Software, & Quake Live: Full Of Regret

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In honor of Doom’s 20th birthday, Wired Game|Life just posted a fantastic three-page interview with John Carmack. The former id…

John Carmack Leaves id Software


John Carmack Leaves id Software. Long live John Carmack.

Oculus: Next-Gen Consoles “Too Limited For What We’re Planning”

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Oculus VR has no plans to bring its Rift VR headset to next-gen consoles, according to TechRadar. During an interview…

Why I Love VR Gaming: The Death Star Trench Run Oculus Rift Demo

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I think I can retire from video games, pop culture, and the Internet after I play this fantastic new Oculus…

Oculus Share: One-Stop Shopping for VR Games

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Oculus VR finally has a one-stop shop for everything VR, and it’s called Oculus Share. Unveiled today in a post…

RAGE Creative Director Matt Hooper Works at Oculus VR Now, Too

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UPDATE: We’ve received an official statement from Oculus VR on the hiring of Matt Hooper: ““We are thrilled to have…

John Carmack is the New CTO Of Oculus, Not Leaving id (UPDATED)


UPDATE (8/7/2013 7:27 AM PDT): According to the folks at Bethesda, Carmack has not left id Software. A representative gave…

Oculus Rift Co-Founder Struck, Killed by Car Fleeing Police


The co-founder of Oculus Rift has died following a tragic incident.