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Which Budget VR Headset Should I Buy?

Planet Earth has seen many births and deaths of Virtual Reality, from the Sensorama in the 1950s, The Sword of Damocles in the 1960s, the VideoPlace in the 1970s, the Virtual Cockpit in the 1980s, the Nintendo Virtual Boy in the 1990s, Google’s Street View in the 2000s and then the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive devices that began emerging from 2010.It’s fair to argue that this incarnation of Virtual Reality has survived the longest, and although not growing at the pace many predicted, it has lasted nearly an entire decade with new technology and software being released daily. Many would


Snake's News - Failure Now

Aaaand another week, another piece of news. Here we go, gents. We'll begin with two big failures.MULTIPLAYER IN TELLTALE'S BATMAN IS A F*****G FAILUREWell, it turns out the "crowd play" feature won't be exactly what we wanted it to be. Remember the 2000 players judging your every move and voting for which option to take? Well, the number got cut by 1988. Only up to 12 players will be able to watch and judge you. Even better - they will be able to do it only locally. As if sitting in one room and talking about the choices was obsolete. Telltale,


HTC Vive Steam VR - Review

For those that have been living under a (real world) rock, HTC Vive is the result of a joint partnership between HTC and Valve to produce the 'gold standard' in Virtual Reality.Before I start my review, I must admit that I work for HTC and therefore you may see my opinion as a little biased - however it also means I've used Vive a LOT, and run demos on a LOT of people, so I like to think I've picked up on a thing or two.So let's start with the hardware...The kit is still in development stage and so therefore isn't

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