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The Alternative Realities of Our Time

What is Augmented Reality and How is it Different from VR?

Augmented reality is closely related to virtual reality, but it has a real-world connection that VR lacks. AR technology augments a real image and superimposes it on your computer, phone or

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What is Google Cardboard and Why You Should Care

Google Cardboard is an inexpensive, easy to use virtual reality viewer that debuted in 2014. You can use the original Cardboard viewer with most Smartphones, although variations on the cardboard

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RIGS Mechanized Combat League VR Review: Gameplay, Pros and Cons

RIGS Mechanized Combat League is a sports/shooter game that puts players in command of one of a number of mechanized athletes in order to play some truly unique sports. With

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Xtreme VR Vue FX Review: Affordable, But Is It Any Good?

When you can go to the local store and buy the Xtreme VR Vue FX for a fraction of what you’d pay for some of the other VR products, you

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Farpoint VR Review: Gameplay, Pros and Cons

Farpoint VR is a first-person shooter for the Playstation VR headset. A sci-fi shooter in the vein of Halo or some of the more futuristic Call of Duty games, it’s

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Mattel View Master Review: Our Thoughts on a Very Basic Headset

The Mattel View Master is one of the most popular headsets for an entry-level virtual reality experience. The headset costs only $10 and it includes many basic features, but will

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Top 7 Virtual Reality Companies to Keep an Eye on in 2018

Virtual reality might well be one of the biggest trends to follow in the coming years. It had been a dream since the early 90s but it’s only really been

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What Is Virtual Reality Gaming? A Walk-through

The gaming landscape tends to move at a rapid pace. Every now and then it seems like everything changes all at once. For example, the transition from NES to SNES

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DriveClub VR Review: An Actual Immersive Driving Experience

DriveClub is a game that sits somewhere in the uncomfortable position between simulator and arcade racer. Not entirely realistic, it is nonetheless a game that takes racing very seriously. With

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Batman VR Review: Gameplay, Pros and Cons

Batman Arkham VR is the latest, and likely final, entry in the Batman Arkham saga. Developed by series originators Rocksteady, the game is the first to put players behind the

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