The company may not have been the first gaming PC brand, but it is one of the longest lasting and most successful. The reason: outrageously powerful computers with crazy cool designs.
The company, known for its distinctive alien head logo and edgy designs, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Now owned by Dell, Alienware envisions even more of its PCs — thanks to VR — in our futures.
The virtual-reality era officially begins on Monday. Facebook will start selling its $599 Rift, a VR headset it believes will change our lives — again.
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 is developing software for watching movies, and it’s one of the best VR experiences out there.
Developers looking to build games for Oculus’ VR headset swap their best tricks of the trade at the company’s first conference.
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.
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.
Brendan Iribe traces the surprising rise of Oculus VR Inc., FacebookInc.’s second-largest acquisition, to a demonstration in a hotel meeting room two years ago.
The videogame-industry executive had traveled to the hotel in Long Beach, Calif., after meeting with Palmer Luckey, a virtual-reality enthusiast who at the time was planning to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter Inc.’s website for high-tech goggles. His product eventually became “Oculus Rift.”