There were some interesting story lines that developed this week and we’re here to cover it all. Make sure to take a look at the stop stories listed below.
Top Stories From The Last 7 Days
LEGO has been one of those iconic brands that has thrived throughout the years. With their ability to capture the hearts and minds of millions of children worldwide, the company has expanded into many verticals outside of the toy category. They’ve teamed up with famous Hollywood studios to launch their own movies, created movie themed LEGO sets, and even launched their own theme park. But now, LEGO has set their eyes on going virtual by opening up their very first VR roller coaster ride called The Great LEGO Race.
While Oculus did did provide some updates last year at the OC4 event, there hasn’t been much news about it until now. According to our sources, some of our developer friends have recently received their Oculus Santa Cruz headsets.
On May 1 – 2, Facebook will be making their biggest VR/AR announcement at the annual F8 conference according to their employees. In a twitter post by the VP of VR/AR at Facebook, Andrew Bosworth, he states that they’ll be sharing their “biggest AR/VR news to date.”
It seems like 2018 is already blowing past by us as another month is coming to an end. That’s right, we are about hit the last month of Q1 and it only feels like yesterday that we rung in the New Years. But don’t be too worried as the future holds many surprises and secrets. Recently, Jason Rubin tweeted out that we’ll be seeing some new Oculus Rift VR game announced during PAX East in April.
Facebook has found itself in a little bit of controversy this week during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). One of the VR stations at the conference was hosting an FPS VR game called “Bullet Train” by Epic games that allows you to combat enemies inside a subway station using an array of firearms.