Why a Cozy Relationship Between Valve and Oculus VR Makes Perfect Sense

The two gaming companies have an incestuous history and chummy relationship, and they’re headed toward the same point in 2014.
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Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe on Raising $75 Million, the “Oh My God” Demo and Working With Valve

Iribe discusses how a hardware breakthrough got the company its new mega round.
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Oculus VR CTO John Carmack Officially Leaves Id Software

John Carmack, the game developer who co-founded Id Software, has officially left his post as a technical adviser at Id. In August, Carmack joined virtual reality startup Oculus VR as CTO. Id confirmed the move to Gamasutra. In a tweet today, Carmack said dividing his focus between his two jobs was “challenging.”

Is This “The Last Console Generation”? And Nine Other Questions for Sony’s Jack Tretton.

The CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America talks about the launch of the PlayStation 4 and how it stacks up to competitors — both in the living room and in gamers’ pockets.
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Does Social Media Help Videogame Developers Find Fans? It Depends on Whom You Ask.

“At least two-thirds of the people who use Reddit have acne.”
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Former Citigroup CTO Yobie Benjamin Joins Wearable Startup Avegant

The company, which uses a series of tiny mirrors to project a virtual display onto the retina, plans to debut a prototype consumer device next month.
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Valve’s Steam Machines Won’t Be “Console Killers,” but Here’s How They Could Shake Up Gaming Anyway

If they work as promised, Steam Machines could be disruptive — just not in the way you think.
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Why the University of Washington Wants Its Surgeons to Play Videogames

Just hope your doctor isn’t Leeroy Jenkins.
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Here’s How the Oculus Rift Will Work on Mobile

“We’re about mobile gaming hardware. We don’t want to play [casual] mobile games in VR.” Or do they?
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