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Oculus on Joining Facebook, Making Rift Cheaper, and Fan Fears

Acquisition will lead to superior product at lower cost, company says.<p>Facebook shocked the gaming industry this afternoon when it announced that it …

Microsoft is thinking about digital trade-ins for Xbox One games

Microsoft is measuring interest in a digital trade-in program for Xbox One, according to part of a customer survey posted on Reddit. The hypothetical …

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Microsoft Should Have Acquired Oculus Rift, Not Facebook

I’m worried about the Facebook acquisition of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.<p>Sure, getting in on the rising tide of VR technology may have long-term benefits for Facebook.<p>But I’m more concerned with what this means for video games—not just the type of video games we can expect on the …

Notch says he won't work with 'creepy' Facebook following Oculus Rift deal

<i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus 'Notch' Persson said today that he is shelving plans to work on an Oculus Rift version of his hit game, following the VR company's $2 billion acquisition by Facebook.<p>Writing on his blog, just a few hours after the Facebook announcement, Notch stated that while he had been …

GDC: Here's How You Can Get a Job in the Video Game Industry

LinkedIn is your best friend.<p>Trying to get a job in the video game industry is one of the most asked questions we receive. Many graphic artists, …