An April story about Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey stated that the VR pioneer donated to the President’s inauguration through companies named after things from Chrono Trigger. Our previous assertion they were “shell companies” was disputed by Luckey last night on Twitter. We’ve updated the post accordingly.
Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey, who last year spent a lot of money helping Donald Trump get elected, has since spent a lot of money helping Trump throw some big parties.
Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? Well, he’s not at Facebook.
It’s been a rocky start for virtual reality manufacturers in general. But Oculus—the company that made people believe in VR again—may be having the hardest time of all. It’s been a year of sluggish sales, PR nightmares and one big time defeat in court. Now, Best Buy is pulling hundreds of demo stations from its sales…
Oculus CTO and renowned Quake and Doom programmer John Carmack slammed a Dallas jury’s Wednesday decision against Oculus in a $500 million copyright and non-disclosure agreement lawsuit. On Facebook, Carmack specifically takes issue with an expert witness whose testimony, he says, is “just not true.”
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to escape the Silicon Valley bubble and travel to different parts of America as part of his 2017 New Year’s resolution. It looks like the first stop on his journey will be a Northern District of Texas Federal courtroom.
It’s been 27 days since Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and former Facebook golden child, has been seen or heard from publicly. On September 23, Luckey issued this statement on his funding of and involvement in Nimble America, a pro-Trump, anti-Hillary Clinton political advocacy group with the stated mission…
Last week in San Jose, California, thousands of mostly youngish white guys attended Oculus VR’s third annual developer’s conference. Over three days in the San Jose Convention Center, attendees milled from one talk to another and hit up parties with open bars and plenty of food. VR demos were on offer in the hallways,…
Just weeks after it was revealed by The Daily Beast that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was the Vice President and funder of Nimble America, a pro-Trump, anti-Clinton “shitposting” group, Luckey is nowhere to be found at Oculus’s third official developer conference in San Jose, California.
It’s been an open secret for some time that Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old founder of VR company Oculus Rift and heir apparent to the future of gaming, is a strange guy—the type who argues with his customers on Reddit and casually cosplays as My Little Pony characters. Turns out, he also appears to be an active…
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey traveled to Anchorage, Alaska today to personally deliver a signed package the first preorder customer and freeze his ass off.Watch his warm breath crystallize in the frigid air in the video below.
Palmer Luckey is currently slapping together a new gaming rig he thinks people might find “interesting.” He is not wrong.
Oculus has a incredible product: a headset that can make you feel like you’re in another world. With its upcoming motion controllers, Oculus Touch, you can even reach out and grab virtual objects. But a competing headset, the HTC Vive, will let you walk around in VR too—and it’ll ship this year, before Oculus can make…
If anyone knows what's going to happen to virtual reality it's Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and inventor of the Oculus Rift. So I asked him.
Oculus, makers of the Oculus Rift VR headset, and ZeniMax, owners of studios like id and Bethesda, are heading to court. It is going to get messy.
After news broke that the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft had been cancelled, many people couldn't help but wonder, just how much of the project was there to cancel, exactly? Was there something there to cancel, even?
They grow up so fast. Last Friday I sat down with Oculus Rift wunderkind Palmer Luckey to discuss the future of VR. He spoke candidly about why he doesn't feel threatened by Sony's Morpheus and, most tellingly, Oculus' responsibility to help make great VR games. The full thing is over at RPS.