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VR vs. Third-Party Hardware

The crowd-funding scene has been flooded with hopeful virtual reality (VR) projects over the past few years. From software to hardware, creators have been hoping to imitate the success Oculus VR had with its Oculus Rift, raising nearly $2.5…

VRCast Episode 1: Youtube Edition

You may have seen VRFocus launch its brand new VRcast last week, available for viewing with the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). Senior staff writer and host Jamie Feltham was joined by Editor-in-Chief Kevin Joyce and special guest…

Make It A (Virtual) Reality: TRON

You made a mistake and now it has cost you. The entirety of your being is no more and yet it is still there, suspended within the light of a single laser beam. Somehow your consciousness has survived this process and the scattered parts of…

VR vs. HTC Vive in 2015

“Holiday 2015?” A virtual echo could be heard around the internet when HTC said those words on 1st March 2015. It was a second, much more exasperated echo, following the eye-widening news that the company had partnered with legendary…

VRCast Episode 1: Fire Panda’s Nick Pittom

Virtual reality (VR) technology is set to change the world. It’s not just about videogames, as anyone from Oculus VR, Valve, Samsung, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and more will tell you. VR’s reach expands much further, touching upon…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Xenoblade Chronicles

The Bionis and Mechonis tower above you. Eons ago, these two titans were locked in a fierce battle in a world consisting of nothing but endless ocean. Years on and their corpses remain, dwarfing the land and life that has flourished below.…

VR vs. School

The Simpsons has an eerie knack for predicting the future. Looking back over the history of America’s favourite family, it’s surprising to see just how many slapstick scenarios and seemingly goofy jokes have been turned into real life…

Hands-on with the FOVE Eye-Tracking VR HMD

New virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs) are regularly announced with very little in the way of differentiating features. FOVE however, has been doing the rounds for quite some time. It's only now we get to see exactly why that…

VR vs Fitness

Imagine walking around a world class gym with a fitness instructor. He/she leads you to different areas to help you with press ups, sit ups, squats, jogging and more, giving you detailed instructions on how to best perform each exercise.…