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Best VR headsets to buy in 2017, whatever your budget

Best VR headsets to buy in 2017, whatever your budget

By Chris Hall

The age of virtual reality is upon us (again) with a torrent of devices and content launching in 2016, the choices for VR have widened throughout 2017.The idea of VR isn't new. It's been circulating in the tech space for a number of years, but recently,... 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 HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

By Rik Henderson

We've been playing with the full consumer version of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for the best part of a week and will soon be posting our extensive review. However, before we do we wanted to share our thoughts on some of the games and experiences... 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