Being named the worst company in America two years in a row was a wake-up call for the video game maker. Interviews with current and former executives, employees and partners show how EA changed the way it worked as it tries to redeem itself.
Getting EA’s employees to change the way the video game maker did business took more than just a couple of speeches and some new rules.
A presentation pitching Unity has been circulating around the games industry, sources say. The potential buyer gets popular software that powers games large and small.
Soon you’ll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Oculus VR made its name building high-end virtual reality headsets for the living room, but it’s leaving mobile to the other guys.
The virtual reality pioneer, which Facebook finished purchasing for $2 billion earlier this week, is working with Samsung Electronics on a headset that uses mobile devices to create a VR experience, people familiar with the matter say.
The company, whose app store was pitched as the go-to place for small and independent developers, is negotiating for employees to remain with the company after the sale.
Virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR doesn’t just want to get its products on your head, it wants them in your hands as well.
The headset maker has been quietly preparing motion controllers — devices that let you drive the action and manipulate objects in games with hand and body movements — to complement its forthcoming goggles, people familiar with the development process say. The result: a more immersive experience in video games and other simulations.
The social networking giant’s $2 billion bet on the virtual reality pioneer is bringing into focus the real costs of becoming a mass market consumer electronics maker.
A long-running battle between Apple Inc. and Google Inc. for mobile dominance is spreading to the most lucrative genre of apps: videogames.
The two Silicon Valley giants have been wooing game developers to ensure that top-tier game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating systems, people familiar with the situation said.
The search giant plans to go head-to-head with Apple, Roku, and Amazon with set-top boxes that can stream media and play games, sources tell CNET.