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Zenimax Awarded $500 Million In Case Against Oculus

Zenimax has been awarded $500 million by a Dallas, Texas jury today in a court case versus Oculus as reported by Polygon. The lawsuit initially began in May of 2014 with…

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Khronos Group Announces Open Source VR API

The Khronos Group has announced it will be working to form standard API’s for VR. They expressed their desire to “define a cross-vendor, royalty-free, open standard for access to modern…

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Stifled Offers Public Demo, Announces Release Date

Halloween may have come and gone, but horror games are forever, or at least still being released. Stifled is a first-person horror game where the player must use sound to navigate treacherous…

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Court Subpoenas Samsung in Oculus Case

A lawsuit regarding VR systems has just been updated with new information. The dispute between ZeniMax and Oculus has been raging for years at this point. Now, a new development…

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Samsung Completely Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7

A few weeks ago Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after a number of them randomly caught fire. Owners of the phone got sent replacements by Samsung but…

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John Carmack Shares Thoughts On VR, Cautions Developers to not “Coast on Novelty”

During last week’s Oculus Connect event, a conference held in San Jose in California that VR developers use to showcase their new games and technology, prominent games developer and Oculus…

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Insomniac’s Feral Rites Price Drops 3 Days After Launch

Pricing in the gaming market is mostly static; a new AAA Game is $60, and an indie game is typically priced around $10 or 15. Indies sometimes experiment with other price…

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VR Game Giant Cop Loses Vive; Gains Oculus Support

The virtual reality game Giant Cop is stuck in a precarious situation after it pulled away from an HTC Vive launch for the game in favor of the Oculus Touch. The news comes as…

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Oculus Rift’s Latest Update Removes Hardware Checking DRM

One of the hot topics in the current Virtual Reality scene is visor compatibility. Both the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift have in their store games exclusive to their platforms…

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Former EA Executive David De Martini Passes Away at 56

David De Martini, former executive at Electronic Arts and Oculus, has passed away. He was 56. De Martini is a game industry veteran, working within the industry for fifteen years.…