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Oculus Go review: The wireless-VR future begins today for only $199

22 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Facebook just announced the immediate retail availability of Oculus Go-and we've already had a week to test it.
Surprise! Oculus released a new virtual reality headset today. The Oculus Go standalone headset is now for sale at Amazon , Newegg, and Best Buy starting at $199-yes, $199, with no other hardware required-following a retail-launch unveil at Facebook's annual F8 conference.
What's more, Oculus sent us a working headset last week for the sake of a review-and I have no shortage of thoughts about what Oculus has gotten right with its first "budget" VR product. Before I...
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Oculus Go vs Oculus Rift: should you switch to the standalone VR headset?

Oculus Go vs Oculus Rift: should you switch to the standalone VR headset?

22 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Oculus has been a key player in the drive to bring virtual reality into the mainstream. It helped with the development of the Samsung Gear VR headsets, and the Oculus Rift offers one of the most astounding VR experiences available. Now, the standalone Oculus Go is here, and aims to make VR even more accessible with a low price and few compromises in quality. Though the Oculus Go is much newer than the Rift, the latter still remains Oculus' premium headset. Each headset manages to best the other in a few ways, so let's take a close look at what the Oculus Go and Oculus Rift each offer, and...
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Oculus Go, the standalone VR rival to Rift, is on sale now for $199 / £199

Oculus Go, the standalone VR rival to Rift, is on sale now for $199 / £199

22 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Oculus Go, the standalone, wire-free virtual reality headset from the makers of Oculus Rift, is now on sale. The announcement came as Facebook's F8 2018 developer conference kicked off today in San Jose, California. The Oculus Go is available at Oculus.com in 23 countries, including the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. In the US, shoppers can also find the Oculus Go on sale at Amazon , Best Buy and NewEgg, as well as at Best Buy retail stores.
Read our complete Oculus Go review
Additional global retailers will have the Oculus Go, which doesn't require a PC or...
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Best Oculus Go games and apps

Best Oculus Go games and apps

22 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

It may not be connected to a high-end PC, but that doesn't mean there isn't an impressive array of Oculus Go apps ready to blow your mind on the new wireless VR headset. Facebook and Oculus's attempt to take virtual reality truly mainstream, the Oculus Go headset is a superb all-in-one device intended to draw in newcomers and VR veterans alike. With its own built in screen and motion trackers, you simply charge it up, pull it over your head and step into whatever VR creations app developers have conjured up. It's this commitment to simplicity that makes it already one of the easiest VR...
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The Forest VR Game Launches May 22nd For Free

The Forest VR Game Launches May 22nd For Free

23 days ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

As previously announced The Forest survival game has now moved into a full release and has left Steam Early Access after four years of development. Today's update includes a “significant re-work for the endgame and a new alternate ending” explain the games developers Endnight Games. The Forest V1.0 is now available to purchase and download...
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Oculus Go VR headset hits shelves ahead of F8 launch and developer giveaway

Oculus Go VR headset hits shelves ahead of F8 launch and developer giveaway

23 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Just ahead of Facebook's F8 conference for developers today, photos and new details emerged suggesting that the company's low-cost standalone VR headset Oculus Go is close to an official launch. A post on Reddit shows boxed headsets in a Best Buy glass display case, and Amazon has posted a pre-release page for the headset, as well. Disc...
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