Latest AR & VR buyer's guides

The best VR headsets to buy 2018
The best VR headsets to buy 2018 By Chris Hall

The age of virtual reality is upon us with a torrent of devices and content appearing over the last couple of years. The idea of VR isn't new of course. It's been circulating in the tech space for a number of years, but recently, the technology has broken... Read more

Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference?
Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

There are now a few different choices for those looking to get into virtual reality with a number of different VR headsets available at varying prices. At one end of the spectrum that are headsets that use compatible mobile devices for their VR content... Read more

Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now
Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now By Adrian Willings

We've been playing with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for a while now. We've been working our way through the various different games and VR experiences to find the very best currently on offer. With an ever-growing catalogue of games available... Read more

HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference?
HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

HTC originally announced a new version of the HTC Vive, dubbed the HTC Vive Pro, during CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The company has now confirmed that the new device is available to order and will be shipping 5 April 2018. This new model comes with a number... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Gaming/VR Device
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Gaming/VR Device By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just a couple of weeks away, with this year celebrating 18 categories from best smartphone and best camera to best gaming/VR device and best car.To be nominated within our Awards, all products and devices... Read more

Best Sony PlayStation VR games you must play: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more
Best Sony PlayStation VR games you must play: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more By Rik Henderson

Sony PlayStation VR was released at the tail end of last year and the £349 virtual reality headset should soon be back in stock to order.But what should you play after you finally make the plunge? The headset comes with a demo disc with tasters of several... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed
Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed By Rik Henderson

Usually, when a new gaming product launches there are only a handful of titles you can initially play. Apart from a brand new console, new platforms traditionally need to bed in properly before supporting games hit the market.Not so the Sony PlayStation... Read more

Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy?
Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy? By Elyse Betters

Not everyone is willing to commit to the high price tags of the Oculus Rift or PlayStation VR or HTC Vive.If you consider yourself among that cautious crowd, you'll be glad to learn there are other, affordable VR headsets available. In fact, these alternatives... Read more

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now
Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now By Elyse Betters

Virtual reality has been making a bit of a comeback recently, but not just for gaming.Oculus Rift - the much-discussed super sensitive goggles that put you into a 3D environment - has the potential to let you wander about without actually navigating... Read more

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom
Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom By Rik Henderson

During E3 we had the chance to test both the latest virtual reality headset from Oculus and its direct gaming rival, Sony's Project Morpheus, but there was one forthcoming device we didn't get to check out at the show.That's why when we were offered the... Read more

Project Morpheus vs Oculus Rift: Which VR experience won E3 2015?
Project Morpheus vs Oculus Rift: Which VR experience won E3 2015? By Rik Henderson

Although E3 2015 played host to some amazing games this year two things stole the show in our eyes, and both were virtual reality headsets that will be available to the public some time in the first half of 2016.Oculus finally revealed its consumer headset... Read more