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ZeniMax sues Oculus over their virtual reality headset

The battle over VR is getting ugly. After making legal threats earlier this month, ZeniMax Media — the parent company of game publisher Bethesda — has filed suit against Oculus, saying the maker… Continue reading

John Carmack accused of stealing tech for Oculus Rift

The parting of the ways between rock star developer John Carmack and Bethesda Games parent company ZeniMax Media has gone sour. Carmack’s former employer is accusing the now-CTO of Oculus of taking intellectual… Continue reading

Game legend John Carmack signs on as CTO of Oculus VR

John Carmack, widely credited as the creator of the first-person shooter genre, has taken a new job. The co-founder of id Software — and one of the most highly-regarded developers in the industry… Continue reading

Virtual reality makes a comeback with Oculus Rift

Virtual reality got a bad reputation in the early 1990s. Proponents overpromised and underdelivered, with crappy graphics and headache-inducing headgear — not to mention prices that were so stratospheric, there was no way… Continue reading

Play legendary shooter ‘Wolfenstein 3D’ in your browser

Twenty years after revolutionizing gaming, the iconic Wolfenstein 3D is back. And it won’t cost you a dime to enjoy it. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first first-person shooter, id Software and its… Continue reading

Bite-sized Gaming Heats Up

Long the domain of garage and independent developers, the iPhone is starting to lure over some of the more familiar names from the Xbox 360. They’re eager to see what they can do… Continue reading