Scene from Assassin’s Creed: Unity

Queues. They’re the first thing you notice when you get to EGX. Before even setting foot in London’s Earl’s Court, you can see throngs of gamers obedi(...)

Virtual reality has long been talked about but the next generation of devices – the Oculus Rift (pictured) and PlayStation’s Morpheus project, among others – may push that aspiration into reality. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Naupold

Is virtual reality the future? Facebook is certainly betting that it is. The company said it would pay out $2 billion (€1.4 billion) for Oculus(...)