Oculus Rift, which made its Kickstarter debut last summer, can best be described as a high field of view (FOV), low-latency, consumer-priced virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD).
New game consoles designed by Sony and Microsoft are slated to ship in selected markets during the 2013 holiday season. As previously discussed on TG Daily, the Xbox One and Sony PS4 appear evenly matched with content remaining as the primary means of differentiation.
Nvidia seems to think that no crisis should ever go to waste, hence it believes it can capitalize on disruptions in the PC market and weather the storm with ease.
Hopes that ARM might be able to push itself into the gaming market have been dashed as the Ouya console failed to live up to its expectations.
It seems as if games designed for consoles are slowly moving away from a multiplayer model.
The Chinese government is reportedly considering lifting its 13-year ban on video games consoles.
In a surprise move, Nvidia is diving into the games console market with the launch of Project Shield, an Android-based portable device that can also stream games from a PC.
"Console gaming was, and always is, appointment gaming. You have to set a time to play it, because it's in one fixed location..."
The current console cycle may be coming to an end, but that hasn't stopped Crytek from squeezing every last drop of horsepower from the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
The industry can no longer afford to wait for the next generation of consoles.
Nvidia exec Phil Eisler says the next generation of consoles may very well be the last, as he believes cloud-based gaming is poised to supplant traditional console systems.
We all know the current console cycle has gone on for far too long, with Microsoft's Xbox 360 hitting store shelves way back in 2005.
The next generation of consoles may be loaded with revamped hardware, but one industry insider believes the current software model is also in dire need of an upgrade.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked the U.S. Copyright Office to officially grant an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) for jailbreaking tablets and video game consoles.
There was a time when PC gaming was all the rage, with plenty of fanbois more than happy to throw down a cool $3,000+ for a hot new rig to play the latest and greatest FPS.
Id Software co-founder and Quake legend John Carmack believes mobile gaming capabilities remain on track to surpass the raw horsepower of current-gen consoles.
The PC Gaming Alliance wants you to know the industry spotlight has shifted from consoles back to where it belongs: on rigs.
Industry analyst Jon Peddie believes console gaming is hopelessly constrained by aging hardware, lack of precision controllers and low resolution.
Microsoft's Kinect platform is truly a success on multiple levels. To be sure, Redmond meticulously designed, engineered and marketed the next-gen wireless controller to the masses - offloading a total of 8 million units as of January 4, 2011.
R2-D2 may have saved the lives of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Return of the Jedi, but this tricked-out iteration of the astromech droid seems capable of taking on even the Dark Lord himself.