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Oculus Rift Ready to Bring Virtual Reality to the Masses

In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session Wednesday night, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey answered a question about how many Oculus-supported games are expected to be available by year's end. By way of explanation-"not an excuse"-Luckey said he was annoyed by the public implication that the Rift headset would cost $1,500-the actual price for the Rift and a PC needed to operate it".

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Windows 10 on Over 200 Million PCs

In a blog post on Monday, Microsoft laid down all the achievements its new operating system surpassed in a short period of time. This is where Microsoft comes into play. In fact, Microsoft claimed that 2015 was the best year in Xbox's history, in terms of engagement and overall sales. During the holiday season, the Windows Store accounted twofold increase in sales from PC and tablet users.

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Golden Globes to offer a galaxy of stars, if not the Force

In other words, people tend to be more spontaneous at the Golden Globes than they would be at the Oscars or Emmys - occasionally, flat out drunk. The nominees cover a varied field of genres and topics. That, surely, will be one of the things host Ricky Gervais needles the Hollywood Foreign Press Association about at the Beverly Hills, Calif., ceremony, which kicks off at 8 p.m.

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Ubisoft Confirm That Far Cry: Primal Will Have No Multiplayer Function

Far Cry Primal is out on 23 February on Xbox One and PS4, and 1 March on PC. I know I have heaps more fun playing Far Cry 4's gloriously chaotic Guns For Hire co-op than the actual single-player campaign. I imagine some people might be pointing to the success of games like The Stomping Land (before it was pulled), or Primal Carnage and recent games like ARK: Survival Evolved as possible inspiration, but even in comparison to those games Far Cry Primal doesn't quite match up in its ...

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Doom release date listed on Amazon France

It wasn't a bad game, but it wasn't as good as id Software said that it would be in the millions of videos and trailers released for it. We will have to see. It's hard to ignore Amazon France - the retail site listed Rise of the Tomb Raider for PC as releasing on January 29th, which wasn't far off from the actual release date (January 28th).

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Facebook's free Internet service for Egyptians shut down

A letter has been served to Facebook seeking the company's response on the ad complains which consumers feel is "misleading", said Shweta Purandare, the secretary general of ASCI. The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Wednesday said differential pricing violates principles of net neutrality. Facebook's "Free Basics" internet program, which had been providing free basic Internet services to more than three million Egyptians, was shut down on Wednesday reported the ...