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Myst (for PC) Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

At nearly 30 years old, Myst remains a remarkable experience, made all the more accessible and enthralling in this modern iteration. This is the best way to play Myst—especially in VR.

By Max Eddy

TikTok's Parent Company Buys VR Startup Pico

ByteDance acquires the world's third-largest VR manufacturer as part of its push outside social media.

By Nathaniel Mott

After Recall, Facebook Restarts Oculus Quest 2 Sales With New 128GB Model

The company hit pause on sales last month over skin irritation issues caused by the foam inside the VR headset. Now it's back with double the storage in the base model.

By Michael Kan

The Best VR Headsets for 2021

There are a handful of quality virtual reality headset options, whether you're looking for a standalone model or one that tethers to your PC or console. Jack into another dimension with these top-rated VR headsets and platforms.

By Will Greenwald

HTC Vive Pro 2 Review

4.0

The Vive Pro 2 is the highest-resolution VR headset we've seen yet, with a price to match. It's worth considering if you want the best VR experience available, and don't mind mixing and matching components.

By Will Greenwald

Oculus Quest 2 Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

The Oculus Quest 2 improves on nearly everything from the original at a more affordable price, making it the best $300 VR headset for newbies and experienced users alike.

By Will Greenwald

Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset Storage Doubles to 128GB on Aug. 24

The price of the VR headset will remain set at $299 despite the storage increase.

By Matthew Humphries

Facebook Pauses Oculus Quest 2 Sales Due to Skin Irritation

Face rashes, swelling, burning, itching, hives, and bumps have all been reported.

By Stephanie Mlot

Oculus Experiments With Mixed Reality via New Passthrough API

Oculus introduces a new Passthrough API to enable developers to create mixed reality experiences for the Quest 2.

By Nathaniel Mott

Valve Index VR Kit Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The Valve Index is the most impressive consumer VR headset we've seen yet, entirely due to its revolutionary, finger-tracking controllers.

By Will Greenwald

Facebook Patents an 'Artificial Reality' Baseball Cap

The concept melds a baseball cap with smart glasses. But the result looks pretty laughable, at least on the US patent application.

By Michael Kan

Developer Cancels Testing Facebook's VR-Based Ads In Paid Game

The developer Resolution Games says it won't be testing the Facebook-powered virtual reality ads over Blaston. But it's exploring placing the ads in a separate free game.

By Michael Kan

Facebook to Test Ads in Oculus VR Apps

The company is kicking off the experiment in the VR title Blaston. Facebook also says it's working on new ad formats unique to virtual reality.

By Michael Kan

Original Oculus Quest VR Headset Will Work With Air Link 'Soon'

Mark Zuckerberg confirms Quest headset owners will be able to go wireless in the near future.

By Matthew Humphries

HTC Upgrades Its VR Headsets, But They're Pricey

The headset-only version of the Vive Pro 2 goes on sale for $799 on June 3. The Vive Focus 3, a standalone headset for business users, goes on sale June 24 for $1,300.

By Michael Kan

HTC Vive Air Fitness-Focused VR Headset Leaks

It's lightweight, has washable parts, and is made using breathable and quick-drying fabrics.

By Matthew Humphries

No Cable: Play PC VR Games Wirelessly on Oculus Quest 2 With 'Air Link' Upgrade

The beta feature means you can ditch the long USB-C cable necessary to run the game from your PC rig to the Oculus Quest 2. Instead, you can stream the experience over Wi-Fi.

By Michael Kan

Augmented Reality (AR) vs. Virtual Reality (VR): What's the Difference?

Curious about the difference between augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)? From Pokemon Go to the Oculus Quest, we break it down for you.

By Will Greenwald

Microsoft to Produce Military-Grade HoloLens for the US Army

Microsoft says the HoloLens project with the US Army will begin moving from the prototyping stages 'to production and rapid fielding.'

By Michael Kan

Sony Reveals PlayStation VR Controller for PS5

Adaptive triggers, haptic feedback, and finger tracking are all core features of this new controller.

By Matthew Humphries