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Facebook Pulls Oculus Rift Station From CPAC For Its Violent VR Experience - VR And Fun (press release) (blog)

Facebook has found itself in a little bit of controversy this week during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). One of the VR stations at the conference was hosting an FPS VR game called “Bullet Train” by Epic games that allows you to ...

Facebook Quickly Pulled Their VR Shooter From the Conservative Political Action Conference - Comicbook.com

The last two weeks have been an especially tumultuous time in North America following the tragic school shooting that claimed 17 lives of both students and staff. With tensions raised on both sides, and even the US President himself weighing in, it's ...

VR theme park Summer Funland has launched, along with a new trailer - PCGamesN

... advantage of what VR in its current form is best at: guided thrill rides and simple, physical games like whack-a-mole (or in this case, a penguin). There's also a Wild West shooting gallery, a trip to outer space, a huge tower to climb, and a ...

Facebook pulls VR shooter from conservative political conference - Polygon

In retrospect, this was probably not the best week to show off a virtual reality first-person shooter at a big news-making event, much less one where the National Rifle Association unloaded some fiery rhetoric about gun rights. Either way, Facebook ...

Admire Nature With The Grand Canyon VR Experience Trailer - VRFocus

Take a relaxing trip down the Colorado River to see one of the natural wonders of the world in VR. Rebecca Hills-Duty By Rebecca Hills-Duty Last updated Feb 23, 2018. Oculus RiftThe Grand Canyon VR Experience. The Grand Canyon is generally acknowledged ...

Replace Worn Out VR Gear With These 6 Vive and Rift Accessories - VR Fitness Insider (blog)

After exercising and playing games in VR for some time our well-loved gear can get worn out, damaged, or just needs a plain old update. Holding off on replacing accessories can mean that we'll unfortunately go without music, gameplay audio, proper ...

Ready At Dawn Wins Two DICE Awards For VR Titles - VRFocus

Developer Ready At Dawn, who previously had worked on titles such as The Order: 1886, created the titles with the support of Oculus Studios, seeing both Lone Echo and Echo Arena releasing onto the Oculus Store. Since their release in July last year ...

Facebook removes VR shooting demo at top conservative conference - AOL

The social network has a presence at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) conference in Maryland, this week, including a booth running a demo of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. This demo included a first-person shooting game ...

Facebook pulls VR gun game from conservative gathering after facing backlash - Daily Sabah

The Facebook booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) near Washington gave attendees opportunities to try Oculus experiences. A video snippet of virtual, first-person gun wielding was posted on Twitter. Outrage erupted, with people ...

Facebook removes VR shooting game from demo at CPAC - WDEF News 12

Facebook's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, said a “standard set of experiences” is included in Oculus demos at public events. He acknowledged that some of the action games can include violence. “In light of the recent events in Florida and out of ...

Facebook Targeted for Presenting VR Shooter in Wake of Deadly Florida Spree - GkMen

Hugo Barra, Facebook's vice president of VR, said the company has a "standard set" of demos for events, including "action games" with "violence". A considerable number of people, however, were not pleased by this occurrence and took to social media to ...

VR eSports Psychodrama Ctrl Remastered is Here - VRFocus

It's this level of poignancy that we can deliver with such impact in VR, so it made sense to keep the technological aspects as current as possible to ensure that delivery both for our current audience and a new one.” For the new release Ctrl Remastered ...

Facebook Removes VR Shooting Game Demo at CPAC for Parkland Victims - StartupWorld

“There is a standard arrangement of encounters incorporated into the Oculus demos we include at open occasions,” Hugo Barra, Facebook's VP of virtual reality said in an announcement to The Post Friday evening. “A couple of the activity recreations can ...

Facebook Allows Creators to Share 3D Posts - Sanvada Tech News (blog)

There is a vested interest in pushing as much material which is VR and AR friendly as possible. That would mean encouraging people to share it in 3D on a regular basis. The more it is available on the news feed as such, the more one is attracted to ...

Facebook Deeply Regrets Showcasing Virtual Reality Shooting Game at Political Jamboree - Netralnews

"We are sorry that we failed to do so," the VR company's head Hugo Barra said to BBC. The failure is to show concern and thoughts for the victims of a recent school shooting in Florida. As it is known, the conservative political jamboree was dominated ...

Facebook Pulls VR First-Person Shooter Game From Demo at Conservative Political Conference - Variety

Facebook found itself in the spotlight of gun-violence controversy after showing off a first-person virtual-reality shooting game at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week. Facebook was demo'ing futuristic combat-simulation game “Bullet ...

Facebook Removes VR Shooting Demo At CPAC - Social Barrel (blog)

Held in National Harbor, Maryland, the conference displayed VR shooting video game trial from Oculus, which is a Facebook-owned company. The game, known as Bullet Train, involves shooting crooks before they fire you. The nation is still evaluating the ...

Facebook drops shooting game demo at conservative event - Citifmonline

... a VR shooting game pic.twitter.com/wmV23jezpN. The tech titan had already defended its presence at the political jamboree in Maryland this week. “Facebook routinely participates in events hosted by organizations across the political spectrum,” a ...

Facebook Pulls VR Shooting Game From CPAC Demo After Criticism - Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws

The experience comes from Epic Games and is now available for free on Facebook's Oculus Rift. Facebook took it down Friday in a move first reported by Mashable. An Oculus demonstration featuring violence shouldn't have been offered at the conference ...

'WTF is wrong with you?' Facebook sparks fierce outrage after demoing VR shooting game at CPAC - International Business Times UK

At the conference near Washington, the social media company let CPAC visitors test out its Oculus Rift technology by demoing Bullet Train - a VR game that lets people use an array of imaginary weapons to attack resistance forces at a train station ...

Oculus VR is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe on June 2012 at Irvine, California and based in Menlo Park. It specializes in virtual reality and technology, as well as being a manufacturer of its products.

Oculus VR, LLC
Subsidiary
Industry Virtual reality
Founded June 2012; 4 years ago (2012-06)
Founder
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Products
Parent Facebook
Website oculus.com

Oculus VR (simply known as Oculus) is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe on June 2012 at Irvine, California and based in Menlo Park. It specializes in virtual reality and technology, as well as being a manufacturer of its products.

In the summer of 2012, Oculus announced the Rift, a virtual reality headset designed for video gaming, and created a Kickstarter campaign to fund development. The product proved successful, collecting around $10 million, and two pre-production models were released to the public: the "Development Kit" 1 and 2. The consumer product, which was released on March 28, 2016, refreshed the design and includes integrated headphones and an IR LED sensor.

In March 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to acquire Oculus for $2 billion in cash and stock, to the criticism of the media and game figures, such as Minecraft creator Markus Persson, who sold his company Mojang to Microsoft later at $2.5 billion. In 2015, Oculus acquired Surreal Vision, a British startup focused on 3D reconstruction and mixed reality, stating that it could be possible for Oculus to develop products with the concept of telepresence.

The company also partnered with Samsung to develop the Samsung Gear VR in November 2015, for the Samsung Galaxy models.

On 13 December 2016, it was announced that CEO Brendan Iribe will step down and after a restructuring at Oculus VR he will be responsible for the new created PC-based VR team. The also new created mobile VR team will be headed by Jon Thomason who has joined Oculus in summer 2016.

PlayStation VR vs Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive - Which One is Best?

Here we comparison the Sony PlayStation VR vs the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Watch our Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive Comparison: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRVpo5Q6c-s More Info on the PlayStation...

Top 10 Best Oculus Rift Games | PC VR games

Ranking the best virtual reality games released so far on the PC's Oculus Rift. These are the top-rated VR titles on the Oculus Rift right now. Support our channel by getting these games through...

Oculus Go is an all-new standalone VR headset (CNET News)

Read the CNET News article here - http://cnet.co/2yd9mza Mark Zuckerberg reveals the Oculus Go, a new untethered wireless VR headset. It will cost $199 and ship in early 2018. Subscribe to...

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SPIDER-MAN SIMULATOR IN VIRTUAL REALITY! | Spider-Man: Homecoming VR (Oculus Touch Gameplay)

In the new Spider-Man VR Movie Experience you can suit up as your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man and see what it's like to be the world's favorite superhero. In this short VR simulator...

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