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Facebook's Oculus Vr Acquires The Company Behind The Xbox 360 Controller Design - Forbes

9 addictive Facebook games - BT

Angry Birds on Facebook This month, Oculus also hired Jason Rubin, who is known for his work on the Crash Bandicoot series. Oculus recently brought in talent from Valve, Google Google [x], ARM, EA, Bungie and Nvidia. Oculus VR was founded by 21-year-old site Palmer Luckey, who was named in FORBES 30 Under 30 . Luckey started to develop his own head-mounted VR display when he was in high school. Luckey was in college when he created the first prototype of the Oculus Rift headset. Oculus raised $2.4 million in a 2012 Kickstarter campaign and raised over $90 million from venture capitalists before the acquisition. Xbox 360 Controller Design, Image Credit: Carbon Design In a surprise move, Sony announced Project Morpheus at the 2014 Game Developers Conference a few months ago. Project Morpheus competes head-to-head with the Oculus Rift and has already received many positive reviews.

Original Article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/amitchowdhry/2014/06/25/facebooks-oculus-vr-acquires-the-company-behind-the-xbox-360-controller-design/

Facebook?s App Center Redesigned, Game-Focused - AllFacebook

AppCenterUpdate650 The social network detailed the changes to App Center in a post on its developer blog : App Centers new look and navigation are designed to improve game discovery on Facebook. The homepage highlights trending games and personalized suggestions. People can also find specific games through the search bar or by browsing categories. The app detail pages have been optimized to quickly get people playing new games. Theyre fast, displayed in-line, and showcase high-resolution videos and images. The new App Center gives people a single place where people can manage their games activity. They can see new game requests, as well as adjust the app privacy settings for individual games. The new design will be rolling out to everyone in the coming weeks. Existing apps listed in the App Center dont need to upload new creative assets, but weve simplified the image requirements for submissions going forward.

Original Article here: http://allfacebook.com/app-center-redesign_b132780

Xbox 360 Controller Design, Image Credit: Carbon Design So why not do it in this excellent video game version of the pub pastime? Best of all, you can play Pool Live Tour against your friends or others online. And as there are millions of players, you'll never be short of competition. Jurassic Park Builder Build your own Jurassic Park. That's all we need to say, really. Just don't hire Dennis Nedry - he's not the most reliable of employees. Building up your own park to house the dinos is captivating and addictive, and Ian Malcolm's on it, so it's great. Bejeweled Blitz One of the most popular and influential puzzle games ever made, Bejeweled hit its peak with the Blitz edition. Tens of millions of people play the gem-matching game, and that's for a very good reason: it's brilliant. Criminal Case It's got some (cartoony) adult content, but Criminal Case is great for appropriate players.

Original Article here: http://home.bt.com/techgadgets/internet/9-addictive-facebook-games-11363912426330

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