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GDC 2018: ‘Inside Oculus 2018’ Session, Live Blog @9:30AM PDT

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GDC 2018 is in full swing and we kick of Wednesday with a Live Blog of Oculus’ “Inside Oculus 2018” session, which is set to give developers an insight into the Facebook owned VR company’s hardware and software road map for the year.

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Oculus Sends 5 VR Experiences to Sundance 2018

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The Sundance Film Festival just kicked off in Park City, Utah, and Oculus announced in a blogpost they’re debuting five experiences at the New Frontier section of Sundance—all of which they helped bring to life. Check out Oculus’ Q & A with will.i.am Space Explorers is coming to Oculus in 2018.

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VR & AR 2018: A Year In Review

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If 2016 was the birth of modern VR/AR technology, than 2018 was its elementary school graduation. So while there may not have been any bombshell announcements or jaw-dropping reveals per sey, 2018 will still go down as a key, if not climactic, year for VR & AR technology regardless. FILMMAKING IN VR. LOCATION-BASED VR.

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The Best Oculus Go Deal for Black Friday 2018

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Holiday shopping season is here and we’re tracking the best Oculus Go Black Friday 2018 deals. Oculus Go Deal Baseline. It’s important to understand the nominal price point for the Oculus Go so that you know what kind of deal you’re getting when you see a sale. Oculus Go (64GB) – $250.

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The Best Oculus Rift Deal for Black Friday 2018

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We’re keeping an eye on the best Oculus Rift Black Friday 2018 deals. Oculus Rift Deal Baseline. Without an special discount, the Oculus Rift + Touch bundle costs $400/€450/£400. The Best Oculus Rift Black Friday 2018 Deal. Oculus Rift Black Friday Game Deals. Image courtesy Oculus.

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Oculus Opens Applications for 2018 Launch Pad Mentorship Program

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Oculus recently opened applications for its annual Launch Pad program, a developer mentorship that provides funding and resources to people from underrepresented backgrounds. Image courtesy Oculus. This will be Oculus’ third Launch Pad. Check out the full list of last year’s grant winners here.

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Meta’s Former Head of VR: Oculus Go Was His “biggest product failure” & Why it Matters for Vision Pro

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Barra warns that, like the company’s first standalone headset Oculus Go, the novelty around casual content consumption will probably fade fairly quickly. Most users who bought Oculus Go completely abandoned the headset after a few weeks. Most users who bought Oculus Go completely abandoned the headset after a few weeks.

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