Even in demo form, this space dogfight game is dazzling.
By Harry McCracken
For months now, I’ve been reading raves for Oculus Rift, the virtual-reality gaming headset that’s among the most famous Kickstarter projects. One of them came from my own colleague Lev Grossman. Like many folks, he got downright giddy after receiving a demo.
On Friday, I finally tried the headset for myself. And even though my expectations were sky-high, it exceeded them. It really is spectacular. Read the whole story here.
The past several years has seen the rise of 3D, both in the movie theaters and at home. More and more TVs are capable of 3D, causing many to ask: Do I really need this? I’ve gotten other, similar, questions, like “Is everything 3D on a 3D TV?” and “Can I get a TV without 3D?” Well… yes and no.