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Welcome once again VR lovers to your weekly roundup of the latest launches, announcements and rumours flying around in the world of VR that we’ve saved to tell you all about them right here.
On the site this week, our features editor Sophie tells us why you shouldn’t be put off virtual reality b[……]
We’re still just scratching the surface of what virtual reality will eventually be able to do. But when we sat down to round up a list of the best VR games, it was a little surprising how much high-quality (if still a little primitive) content is already out there. Let’s break down our (always up-to[……]
Most of us grew up imagining VR as first-person simulations. Whether it was trading virtual gunfire, exploring fantastic worlds you’d never see in real life or chatting with people who only exist inside a computer, the VR of our dreams was always a first-person experience. It turns out our imaginati[……]
If Sony can get its PlayStation VR headset into the same ballpark of user-friendliness as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive (despite its horsepower disadvantage), it could do big things. With a huge head start in base station adoption (all those PS4s already sitting under gamers’ TVs) and a relatively lo[……]
Not too long ago, virtual reality was more science fiction than science fact. Over the past couple of years, giant leaps have been made toward developing this robust platform. However, one challenge still stands in the way for greater consumer adoption: motion sickness. But this may change quickly,[……]
Our favorite VR games so far are the first-person, room-scale types of experiences you get with the HTC Vive. But of the less physical, seated, gamepad-based titles you can play on, well, pretty much every VR platform today, strategy games rise above the rest. Let’s look at five killer VR strategy g[……]
While the big names like HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR are making the most noise about their VR experiences, Google Cardboard and its apps offer the easiest and cheapest way to experience virtual reality today.So what exactly is Cardboard? Well, it consists of a low-cost, DIY virtual real[……]
The Pico Neo from Chinese startup Pico debuted in the US at E3 for the first time without much fanfare, but its done something no other company has successfully done before: untethered headsets. Specifically, the Pico Neo isn’t powered by a phone nor does it need to be plugged into a PC at all times[……]
While it would be nice to paint the rivalry between the Oculus Rift and Sony’s PlayStation VR as a David and Goliath-style battle, the lines are actually a bit more blurred.
Oculus could have been the plucky underdog, but its $2 billion acquisition by Facebook back in 2014 turned it into a Silicon[……]
Many sites on the internet, like ones devoted to computers, have already spent much time to picking out the perfect parts for building a PC to run HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. But not everyone is an enthusiast and building your own PC can seem daunting. While I love PC games, I’ve never built a rig myse[……]