Has HTC Vive Left Consumer VR Behind?

HTC Vive Cosmos

The year was 2016 and it was the start of a glorious new age in videogame technology. No, not another console refresh cash-in but an actual shift in how we interact with virtual worlds. I’m speaking, of course, about the launch of consumer virtual reality (VR). We all know VR has existed for decades in one form or another but in the early 2010s there was a renewed vigor for the technology. And that birthed two PC VR headsets, the Oculus Rift – released in March 2016 – and the HTC Vive – released in April 2016. However, the HTC Vive had one ace up its sleeve, motion-tracked controllers. Geared towards those who wanted to play VR games, considering recent events has HTC Vive left consumer VR behind?

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Yupitergrad 2: The Lost Station Will Be a Timed PICO Exclusive

Yupitergrad 2

Just over two years ago Gamedust released Yupitergrad, a puzzle-adventure where hands aren’t required…only grappling hooks. A sequel has been on the cards for a little while now, with the studio finally revealing a launch window and a headset exclusive. Yupitergrad 2: The Lost Station will come to PICO headsets next month as a timed exclusive.

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The Best VR Headset 2023

Meta Quest 2 player

When it comes to the latest gaming trends virtual reality offers some of the most unique, original experiences around. Whether you’re a PC gamer looking for a new upgrade or want to dip your toe in the immersive world of VR, there are plenty of choices available at various price points. So if you’re looking for the best VR headset of 2023 then keep on reading.

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VIVE XR Elite Teardown Highlights a Formidable Headset

VIVE XR Elite pre-orders

HTC’s new Vive Tracker might be its latest product reveal, however, the main attraction is still the launch of VIVE XR Elite. This mixed-reality headset was unveiled a couple of months ago with pre-orders still underway. Retailing for $1,099 USD, the device is definitely high-end for consumers but what is it packing for the money? Handily, here’s a VIVE XR Elite teardown to reveal more.

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The Best VR Deals (March 2023)

Best VR Deals Meta Quest Pro

We all like a good deal, getting maximum value for our cash but some are so big it makes you wonder what’s wrong. That was definitely the thought process when Meta permanently slashed the price of Quest Pro by $500 at the beginning of March. Nothing else is going to beat that but here is some other VR savings XR Source has found.

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