The Call Up: movie review

The Call Up: movie review

May 6, 2016

Screener link provided by PR. In UK cinemas from 20th May, available digitally and on DVD 23rd May Let’s face it; whenever cinema attempts to adapt videogames, or even approaches the concept of videogames, the results are almost exclusively awful. And when we’re talking specifically about VR, sheesh… did you see The Lawnmower Man? If you...

Study finds VR can be used to treat paranoia

Study finds VR can be used to treat paranoia

May 6, 2016

With 2016 heralding the release of VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, and Sony’s PlayStation VR. A study has just concluded that Virtual Reality can be successful in treating patients with severe paranoia, by enabling patients to face their fears, and helping them learn that the things they fear are in actual fact safe. The study, carried out by...

VR’s cracks showing already with Job Simulator’s 25% price cut

VR’s cracks showing already with Job Simulator’s 25% price cut

Apr 21, 2016

It begins. VR’s story is far from over. Both the HTC Vive and Oculus “take all the personal info we can carry and then a bit more” Rift are still mere babes in the industry. PlayStation VR has yet to launch and, with a semi-competitive price and Sony’s name, it has a very real chance of shifting the gaming landscape significantly. It is with...

It’s okay to complain about VR’s price

It’s okay to complain about VR’s price

Feb 28, 2016

The definition of the word “expensive”, according to oxforddictionaries.com, is “Costing a lot of money”. The HTC Vive has been announced to cost $799, and the Oculus Rift will cost you $599 (excluding tax and shipping). $799 is a lot of money, and so is $599 (excluding tax and shipping). In addition, these prices do not include any additional cost...