Category Archives: Lawsuits

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. PlayStation looks to an arcade rollout, Shazam goes augmented, AMD wants to go wireless, HTC Viveport’s new subscription service, the investment & funding wrapup, and more… You can enjoy the full audio recording below: HTC Vive’s Viveport

Oculus Co-founder Palmer Luckey Bids Goodbye to Facebook

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Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus VR and designer of the Oculus Rift, is stepping down from his position at the company. Oculus told Upload VR the news, saying that it will be Luckey’s last week at the Facebook-owned VR headset company. “Palmer will be dearly missed. Palmer’s legacy extends far beyond Oculus. His inventive spirit

Rift Year One: First Rift Owner Loves Touch, Onward and Indies

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It’s the morning of March 26, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska, and it’s likely very cold. Palmer Luckey, however, is still in his trademark Hawaiian shirt, shorts, and flip flops as he sits in a car on a city street. He shows a smartphone camera the first ever Oculus Rift to reach the hands of a

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. Facebook frenzy: new 360 app + live streaming in VR + voice search, our Avegant future looks like Star Trek, ZeniMax and Oculus: the plot thickens, VR companies grew 40% in 2016, investment & funding wrapup, and

Oculus CTO John Carmack Sues ZeniMax For $22.5 Million In Ongoing Battle

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The ongoing legal drama between Oculus chief technology officer John Carmack and his former employer ZeniMax continues today with Carmack suing the company. The complaint filed on behalf of Carmack alleges ZeniMax refuses to make a final payment stemming from the $ 150 million purchase in 2009 of id Software, the company Carmack co-founded in

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. Four projects from Samsung’s C-Lab to watch this week, the next generation of Gear VR will come with a controller, Oculus Rift lands on the International Space Station, Zenimax tries to shut down Oculus, the investment wrapup and