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Oculus Rift promised us the future of VR. Here's what really happened.

Oculus Rift promised us the future of VR. Here's what really happened. The Oculus Rift celebrates its one-year anniversary this week, following its commercial debut on March 28, 2016.Loss: Waiting too long to drop Rift + Touch price from $800 to $600 to undercut the $800 HTC Vive.

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey out at Facebook

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey out at Facebook The company confirmed his departure in a statement to UploadVR Thursday, saying the 24-year-old Oculus creator "will be dearly missed.Palmer’s legacy extends far beyond Oculus.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook in wake of court fight

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook in wake of court fight We’re thankful for everything he did for Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best.” More: These 12 Oculus Rift games are the best way to experience virtual reality Luckey sold Oculus to Facebook three years ago for $3 billion, and stayed on at Facebook to work on core VR technology.

Oculus Co-Founder Palmer Luckey Leaving Company

Oculus Co-Founder Palmer Luckey Leaving Company 24-year-old Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey is parting ways with Facebook, a move that comes just three years after he sold his company to the social media giant.This Friday will be the entrepreneur’s last day with the company, after which Facebook will move on without him.

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Oculus, has left Facebook

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Oculus, has left Facebook After six months of radio silence on the issue, Facebook has announced that Palmer Luckey is leaving the company.” Since then, he’s kept himself scarce, only appearing in public to testify in Zenimax Media’s lawsuit against Oculus.

Goodnight VR Prince, Palmer Luckey Leaves Oculus

Goodnight VR Prince, Palmer Luckey Leaves Oculus More recently, Oculus also lost a lawsuit alleging Luckey violated a non-disclosure agreement with ZeniMax.Celebrate (or mourn) Luckey’s departure with these dank memes about the Little VR Prince.

'Ghost in the Shell' VR, like the film, misses opportunity to be great

'Ghost in the Shell' VR, like the film, misses opportunity to be great I don't care if you're tired of hearing it, it bears repeating: The studio behind the new Ghost in the Shell movie got the casting wrong.After the battle scene, Major Kusanagi walks into a kind of dreamworld, which leads to the end of the VR experience.

Few People Will Ever Know How Great Rock Band VR Is

Few People Will Ever Know How Great Rock Band VR Is Now here comes Rock Band VR, a few years after most of us got rid of our last plastic instrument.I don’t think that influences my appreciation of Rock Band VR, but there you go.

The 12 Best PC Virtual Reality Games

The 12 Best PC Virtual Reality Games We’ve capped our list at 12 games, and will be updating this post as new VR games come out.A Good Match For: Fans of music games who want something fresh, anyone who likes their games abstract and intense.

Asus VivoPC X is going up for sale, and an Oculus Rift bundle is also incoming

Asus VivoPC X is going up for sale, and an Oculus Rift bundle is also incoming One of its most interesting new products, in fact, is the much more compact VivoPC X system offering solid performance in a small and portable chassis.As a refresher, the VivoPC X is most notable for packing some real power into a tiny frame.

The future of social media? Facebook’s Spaces lets users interact in VR environment

The future of social media? Facebook’s Spaces lets users interact in VR environment The project aims to take the social experience one step further, providing Facebook users with virtual environments where they can interact with their friends.Inside Spaces, users are represented by an avatar, which can be customized.

Explore the planet with Google Earth VR, now on Oculus Rift

Explore the planet with Google Earth VR, now on Oculus Rift We got a chance to travel to various countries in VR with the Rift at a Google event in New York City.The Oculus version of the Earth VR app works just like the Vive experience, except you’ll be using Facebook’s new Touch controllers.

What's missing from Facebook's vision of a VR future

What's missing from Facebook's vision of a VR future This could be the software breadcrumb app needed to push some Facebook users into using VR regularly.Usually, when Facebook announces something as cool as Facebook Spaces, you can almost feel the excitement ripple throughout social media.

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome VR apps will change your mind If you enjoyed Allumette and you have access to an Oculus Rift, Henry is also worth checking out.Steam Oculus Google Play Store Kingspray Graffiti VR ($15) Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift Ever fancied yourself a street artist?

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, quietly slipped back onto the public stage this week after a tumultuous year that ended with his departure from Facebook in March.It was his first Twitter post since the one back in September, in which he apologized for his actions related to a political action group producing anti-Hillary Clinton pro-Donald Trump content.

Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus VR film profiling prison inmates changing their lives

Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus VR film profiling prison inmates changing their lives Mark Zuckerberg made a big splash last week with Facebook's dive into social VR in the form of Facebook Spaces.But Zuckerberg knows that social media is just part of the VR picture, and on Sunday he demonstrated that by posting a short VR film called Step to the Line.

Finally, the VR esports tournament Oculus gamers have been waiting for

Finally, the VR esports tournament Oculus gamers have been waiting for I have a confession to make: I'm addicted to playing The Unspoken virtual reality game on the Oculus Rift.and Canada (except Quebec) starting on May 13 and will offer prizes to winners valued at $7,500 in total.

Alien: Covenant VR Experience Coming to Oculus Rift

Alien: Covenant VR Experience Coming to Oculus Rift 20th Century Fox announced today that an Alien: Covenant “VR Experience” named In Utero would be released prior to the launch of Ridley Scott’s film.Naturally, since this is an Alien movie after all, the planet likely isn’t as much of a paradise as the colonists expected.

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle When you buy an Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers alongside an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, 1070 or 1060, you get three games for free.All games are compatible with the Oculus Rift and offer a great introduction to virtual reality gaming for new buyers.

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure The experience is called Alien: Covenant in Utero and it's a short VR experience launching on the Oculus Rift Wednesday.That day, April 26, also happens to be "Alien Day" — a reference to planet LV-426, from the original Alien film.