Facebook / Oculus VR Acquisition: Investor Webcast Highlights and Breakdown

Facebook / Oculus VR Acquisition: Investor Webcast Highlights So, while we were still reeling from Mark Zuckerberg's announcement on his own personal Facebook page of their intentions to acquire Oculus for a cool $2 billion dollars, the official press release landed. In that, everyone holding an interest in the deal should pop along via phone or webcast to hear Mark Zuckerberg and Brendan Iribe (amongst others) explain why this deal is in the offing and what their vision is for the … Read the full article …

GDC 2014 Video Interview – New Demo and Design Innovations from Cloudhead Games

The Gallery: Six Elements from Cloudhead Games was among the first titles intended for VR from its roots, with development of the title starting shortly after the Oculus Rift Kickstarter. Since that time, the devs at Cloudhead have been busy building an immersive experience that makes full use of both a VR headset and 3d motion controls. … Read the full article …

GDC 2014: Oculus VR Event – Developing Virtual Reality Games and Experiences, Live Blog @ 2:30pm PDT (21:30 GMT)

Developing Virtual Reality Games and Experiences (Presented by Oculus VR) Ben Lang's fingers of steel know no limits as he continues his Live Blog marathon, this time he's live from Oculus VR's presentation on developing VR experiences. Tom Forsyth, Oculus VR Software Architect is presenting and it kicks off at 2:30 PDT (21:30 GMT) … Read the full article …

GDC 2014: Sony Project Morpheus PS4 VR Headset ‘The Deep’ Gameplay Video

Hands on with the future of PS4 Gaming Our roving report Ben Lang is on the show floor at GDC 2014 and has sent back a hands-on playtest with Sony's new prototype VR Heedset, codenamed Project Morpheus. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: VR Jam Finalist ‘SightLine’ IndieGogo Campaign Launches Next Week, Q&A With Developer Tomáš Mariančík (Video)

A revamped version of the excellent, mind-bending VR Jam finalist SightLine is heading to IndieGogo next week, we speak to developer Tomáš Mariančík to find out more. … Read the full article …

VR Jam Winner ‘Ciess’ Becomes ‘Darknet’, Q&A With Developer E McNeill

The follow up to last year's brilliant VR Jam winner Ciess has been announced by it's developer E McNeill. We take a look at Darknet and ask McNeill to answer some of our burning questions. … Read the full article …

Source Claims Sony PS4 VR Headset to Debut Next Month at GDC 2014

It seems the long rumoured Sony VR HMD is finally set to appear at this year's Games Developer Conference in March. But will Sony now beat Oculus to the consumer marketplace? … Read the full article …

Unity CEO Talks VR Format Wars and Android’s Importance to Virtual Reality (Interview)

In an exclusive interview with Road to VR, Unity CEO, David Helgason outlines to Road to VR's Jonathan Tustain the potential for Android based virtual reality experiences and warns of a potential new format war. … Read the full article …

30 Minutes Inside Valve’s Prototype Virtual Reality Headset: Owlchemy Labs Share Their Steam Dev Days Experience

Owlchemy Labs, the developers behind the excellent Oculus Rift ready game, 'Aaaaaaaculus!', share their impressions of their time at Steam Dev Days and detail their experiences using Valve's secretive virtual reality HMD prototype. … Read the full article …

Avegant’s Ed Tang and Yobie Benjamin Talk About Their Journey to Kickstarting the Glyph at CES 2014 (Interview)

During a packed CES 2014 schedule, CEO of Avegant, Edward Tang and COO Yobie Benjamin take some time to talk to Paul James about Avegant's history and how the Glyph HMD came to be. … Read the full article …

Atomic Motion Systems Add Oculus Rift Support to Its A2 Motion Simulator

Atomic Motion Systems have announced their intentions to add HMD support (starting with the Oculus Rift) to their motion simulator platforms to create the ultimate in motion feedback. … Read the full article …

Round-up: Simulation Racers With Oculus Rift Support

There's one genre that seems to be rushing to adopt the Oculus Rift - Racing Simulations. iRacing, LFS and Assetto Corsa all now support the Rift, we take a look. … Read the full article …

VR Poised to Hit Fever-pitch in 2014: It All Starts at CES in Las Vegas, Join Us There

Road to VR is heading to Las Vegas to attend the annual Consumer Electronics Show in January, which is shaping up to be a Red Letter Day for Virtual Reality. … Read the full article …

Valve to Demonstrate Prototype VR HMD and Talk Changes to Steam to “Support and Promote VR Games”

It looks like Valve is ready to take the gloves off at Steam Dev Days 2014. Two talks to be given at the event will include a demonstration of Valve's secret prototype VR HMD that is "capable of stunning experiences", and a discussion on forthcoming changes to Steam to "support and promote virtual reality games." Palmer Luckey will also take to the stage to speak about best practices for VR developers. … Read the full article …