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HP Launches Updated Reverb G2 in U.S. with a Host of Commonly Requested Improvements

HP announced today that it’s launching an updated version of its Reverb G2 headset in the US that brings improvements to controller tracking, eye-relief, and AMD compatibility. Alongside the headset’s improvements, changes to the Mixed Reality Portal software in Windows 11 aim to streamline the experience for SteamVR users and improve performance. ...

‘Unplugged’ Review – Rock Star Ambitions Stifled by Quest’s Hand-tracking

Unplugged is like Guitar Hero, although instead of picking up a dedicated peripheral and jamming away, it relies on Quest’s native hand-tracking to let you shred on an air guitar without controllers. It’s a fun idea that can work really well at moments, however the headset’s optical hand-tracking still isn’t super reliable, which adds a layer of frustration...

Varjo Aero Review – A VR Simmer’s Dream

Varjo today announced Aero; while it’s the company’s most affordable headset yet, its $2,000 price point still limits its to businesses and wealthy enthusiasts. But with stunning clarity its sure going to be a dream headset for VR simmers who aren’t afraid to trade cash for immersion. Varjo Aero is a pared down version of the company’s high-end enterprise...

Varjo Announces Aero, a High-end Headset Pared Down for Small(er) Businesses & Wealthy Enthusiasts

Varjo, maker of high-end enterprise XR headsets, today announced Aero, a pared down version of the company’s latest headset that offers industry-leading fidelity and advanced features for a cheaper (but still hefty) price that makes the company’s offering more attractive to medium-sized businesses and wealthy VR enthusiasts. Read our full review...

‘Resident Evil 4’ for Quest 2 Review – Reanimating a Piece of Gaming History

Resident Evil 4 for Oculus Quest 2 definitely shows its age—it would be impossible not to given its lineage as a groundbreaking survival horror game initially launched on GameCube in 2005. Despite leaning on what have now become well-worn gaming tropes, RE4 for Quest proves to be an expert VR port that still manages to deliver a lot of fun. Resident...

‘Little Cities’ for Quest Looks Like ‘Cities: Skylines’ in VR, Coming Spring 2022

Little Cities is an upcoming city creation game for Quest that looks to bring much of the same city simulator flair to VR of prolific series such as Cities: Skylines and Sim City. Little Cities is currently under development by UK-based studio Purple Yonder, and is the first game published by nDreams’ recently announced third-party publishing arm....

Facebook Plans 10,000 Job Hiring Spree in Race to Lead the Metaverse

Facebook, which already employs some 60,000 people, announced a massive expansion of its workforce in an effort to get a head start in building the metaverse. The company says it aims to hire 10,000 new employees, all in the EU. The metaverse is loosely defined as a sort of immersive internet where virtual experiences and worlds share some level...

The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – October 2021

While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual apps are performing across its VR storefronts, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps as of October 2021. Some quick qualifications before we get to the data: ...

Sony Reveals Top 5 Most Played PSVR Games Ever

It’s been five years since Sony released PlayStation VR on PS4 consoles, and to commemorate the anniversary its creators have released the top five most-played PSVR games to date. Unlike its monthly top-download list, Sony has stacked up all of its 500+ games on the store and ranked them according to playtime hours, showing us just where most people...

Quest 2 Anniversary Sale Offers Big Discounts on Top Games

Quest 2 was launched this week one year ago. To celebrate, Oculus has put together five discounted game bundles alongside nearly 30 other Quest games on sale. It’s hard to believe its only been a year since Quest 2 launched, but here we are. The headset first hit the market back in October 2020, and has been going strong ever since. Between then...

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