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Kickstarter Alum Oculus Pulls the Plug on Virtual Reality Shop Story Studio

In an effort to continue its creative development in virtual reality (VR), Kickstarter success Oculus announced it was shutting down its Story Studio. According to the company, Story Studio has created a series of VR shorts, which includes Lost, Henry, and Sea Angelica. Sharing details… Read More

Oculus Brings Rift VR to Kickstarter Headquarters (Video)

On Monday, Kickstarter-success Oculus hit the streets of Brooklyn to visit the crowdfunding giant’s headquarters and brought over its famous project, Rift. The company successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter nearly three and a half years ago. Last week, CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced on Twitter that the… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Flies to Alaska to Hand Deliver Very First Rift VR (Video)

Over the weekend, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey flew to Anchorage, Alaska to deliver the very first Rift VR package was preordered by Ross Martin in January. As previously reported, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets…. Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Begins Finished Rift Headsets Shipments

This week, CEO of Kickstarter success Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets. Iribe shared in a tweet: The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016. pic.twitter.com/C0MMKmezun — Brendan Iribe (@brendaniribe) March 24, 2016 Earlier… Read More

I Tried the Virtuix Omni / Oculus Combo and It Was Amazing

Virtuix, a virtual reality motion platform that may transform the gaming industry with a previously unheard of sense of immersive gameplay experience, is preparing to raise capital under Regulation A+ on SeedInvest.  The company has generated over $19 million in indicated interest to date.  The… Read More

Brief: Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Among Speakers at Vision VR/AR Summit 2016

Vision VR/AR Summit 2016, an inaugural industry event that is geared towards furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing VR or AR content, announced on Thursday its lineup of keynote speakers. Set to take place next Wednesday and Thursday  in Hollywood, CA, the Vision VR/AR… Read More

U.S. Judge Rules: Total Recall’s Lawsuit Against Oculus’ Palmer Luckey May Now Proceed

Last year, Hawaii-based company, Total Recall Technologies, filed a lawsuit against former employee and Oculus creator, Palmer Luckey, for breach of contract. Now, according to PCMag, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco this week has rules that part of the lawsuit against Luckey, which… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Discusses Rift’s Kickstarter Success & Criticism

Earlier this month, Oculus creator Palmer Luckey sat down to chat about his experience on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter and career decisions. During his interview, Luckey revealed that his career was never motivated by salary: “This may sound – everyone says this – but it’s not about the money…. Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey: I Knew Some People at Sony Working on VR Before I Even Started My Kickstarter

Following the announcement that Kickstarter backers were officially getting the Oculus Rift headset, founder of the highly anticipated system, Palmer Luckey admitted that he knew that electronic giant Sony was preparing to enter the virtual reality world. During his recent interview with International Business Times, Luckey… Read More

Kickstarter Looks Back at the Most Innovative Crowdfunding Campaigns Following Oculus Rift Announcement

Celebrating Oculus’ recent announcement about backers finally receiving their Rift headsets, Kickstarter revealed on Wednesday the most innovative crowdfunding campaigns that hit its popular platform over the years. The crowdfunding giant shared in a recent blog post: “If you check out the projects on Kickstarter… Read More

Oculus Kickstarter Backers to Receive Consumer Version of Rift VR Headset For Free

Just three years after successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter, Oculus announced in a new update that it is shipping a consumer version of its Rift VR headset to backers for free. The Oculus crew shared in a recent update: “On August 1, 2012, we… Read More

Virtuix Lists Reg A+ TTW Campaign on SeedInvest Open to All Investors as Oculus Preps for Commercial Release

With the Oculus Rift pre-orders commencing tomorrow (January 6th) the perfect compliment to the virtual reality headset, Virtuix, has listed a “Test the Waters” (TTW) campaign on SeedInvest in preparation for a min-IPO type offer which is open to all investors (not just accredited ones).  The… Read More

Kickstarter Backers of Oculus Grab “Angel of the Year” Award

The technorati gather en-masse once a year to slap each-other on the back and share a drink or two in the epicenter of it all. While the film industry has the Oscars (highly over-rated in my opinion) the geeks have the Crunchies. Awards are dispersed,… Read More

First Feature Length Movie for Oculus is a Horror Film (Video)

The Oculus Rift is one of the most well known rewards crowdfunding campaigns ever.  The VR headset that is a gamers dream raised over $2.4 million on Kickstarter as thousands backed the campaign.  Oculus went on to raise many millions from VCs – only to… Read More

Elders React to Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience (Video)

As we struggle to fire up all cylinders back at the office after a long weekend of transition from late Summer to early Fall, we thought we would share an entertaining video showing “elders” experiencing the Oculus Rift for the very first time.  This video… Read More

ZeniMax Sues Oculus over VR IP

ZeniMax Media Inc. and its subsidiary, id Software LLC, filed suit last  week against Oculus VR,  and its founder, Palmer Luckey, for “illegally misappropriating ZeniMax trade secrets relating to virtual reality technology, and infringing ZeniMax copyrights and trademarks”. ZeniMax is also asserting claims for breach… Read More

Officials Announce Oculus Rift Should Hit Stores In 2015

It’s been a long time coming, and now an representative from Oculus Rift virtual reality announced a headset for consumers may go on sale as early as next year. The Irvine, the management at Oculus VR and the company that was bought by Facebook for… Read More

Watch: Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey On The “Why” Of The Facebook Acquisition

Reviewed.com caught up with Oculus founder Palmer Luckey to talk about his company’s recent acquisition. When Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion, it ignited a firestorm that left many backers of the famed Oculus VR headset Kickstarter campaign crying foul. Luckey doesn’t see it that… Read More

The Oculus-Facebook Buyout: The Best Ad For Equity Crowdfunding Ever

I have written about the misconception by some members of the general public that equity crowdfunding and rewards-based crowdfunding are the same thing.  Many people are misinformed and do not understand that Title III of the JOBS Act has nothing to do with rewards-based crowdfunding…. Read More

Oculus Facebook deal will accelerate equity Crowdfunding and change the world

The Oculus founders got $2.4m of free seed funding via Kickstarter. Let’s say that had been a traditional Angel or Seed VC equity round for 25% of the company. Those seed funders would have got, in aggregate, 25% of the $2bn that Facebook paid, which… Read More

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