VR Week 2022

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VR Week 2022

An in-depth look at the decades-long future of VR successes, failures, and innovations to come.

Oculus Quest 2 review
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‘Snow Crash’ is a reminder that the metaverse could be chaotic good

Meta’s imagination is stunted by its many scandals. Its sterilized metaverse leaves little room for shock and awe.

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'Zenith' is an early access take on VR 'World of Warcraft'

A bog-standard MMO can go down smooth if it’s elevated by the satisfying methods it makes you use to move around its VR world.

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Did Kim Kardashian predict the metaverse?

Virtual worlds like 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' and IMVU prepared people to connect with others exclusively online — and pay extra to improve their experience.

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How one group is remaking sign language for the VR age

Helping Hands is forging connections between D/deaf and hearing people on the VRChat platform.

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VR needs to address the huge motion sick elephant in the room

My severe motion sickness prevents me from playing tons of games, I don’t want to be left out of mainstream VR, too, especially if the metaverse pans out.

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Hot job alert: metaverse architect

More and more people, including traditionally trained architects, are creating buildings for the booming virtual real estate market.

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The 9 best apps to get started working in VR

Whether you’re ready or not, virtual workspaces are coming to replace our work-from-home world.

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Inside the volunteer 'police department' arresting people in VR

Thousands are roleplaying as cops on the VRChat platform, engaging in a mix of right (saving hostages) and wrong (planting drugs on civilians).

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There’s no VR internet in our future — at least not one we’d want

HTC’s pitch for the metaverse, called Viverse, is a collection of buzzwords — AI, 5G, NFTs! — a clone of Meta’s promises without the scam-covering sheen.

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The 11 best hardcore VR games you should play right now

Full virtual reality titles are still in short supply, but there are plenty of gems available whether you’re a beginner or veteran VR user.

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From ‘The Lawnmower Man’ to Meta: VR’s most important moments

Thirty years ago an adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Lawnmower Man’ hyper-fixated on the dangers of “virtual reality." Here’s a short timeline of how VR has become a mainstream buzzword.

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Jony Ive had one wacky idea for Apple's mixed reality headset

A new report details Apple's internal conflicts over its long-rumored mixed reality headset and the odd features it might ship with.

Eyes open

'Korea: Cubically Imagined' shows the power and limitations of VR art

The exhibition uses virtual reality to put visitors in immersive Korean art and pop culture — with a few hiccups.

Culture

How to cast your Meta Quest 2 to a TV, computer, or phone

VR can be a lonesome experience unless you cast what you’re seeing to a TV, computer, or phone screen for friends and family to see. Here’s how to do that.

Guides

The Quest 2's improved hand-tracking fixes a lot of the jankiness

Developers will now be able to use Meta’s "Presence Platform" to better track clapping, waving, and fast-moving hands on the Quest 2 and future hardware.

Getting handsy

This is what Meta's next VR headset, ‘Cambria,’ might look like

YouTuber Brad Lynch created impressive 3D renders based on a sneak peek his friend showed him.

Top Secret

The 11 best Meta Quest 2 accessories

These must-have extras will help you get the most out of your virtual reality experience.

Guides

How to check if your PC can run your VR headset

Don’t forget to check your specs before you dive into the metaverse.

Guides

‘Snow Crash’ is a reminder that the metaverse could be chaotic good

Meta’s imagination is stunted by its many scandals. Its sterilized metaverse leaves little room for shock and awe.

VR Week 2022

'Zenith' is an early access take on VR 'World of Warcraft'

A bog-standard MMO can go down smooth if it’s elevated by the satisfying methods it makes you use to move around its VR world.

VR Week 2022

Did Kim Kardashian predict the metaverse?

Virtual worlds like 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' and IMVU prepared people to connect with others exclusively online — and pay extra to improve their experience.

VR Week 2022

How one group is remaking sign language for the VR age

Helping Hands is forging connections between D/deaf and hearing people on the VRChat platform.

VR Week 2022

VR needs to address the huge motion sick elephant in the room

My severe motion sickness prevents me from playing tons of games, I don’t want to be left out of mainstream VR, too, especially if the metaverse pans out.

VR Week 2022

Hot job alert: metaverse architect

More and more people, including traditionally trained architects, are creating buildings for the booming virtual real estate market.

VR Week 2022

The 9 best apps to get started working in VR

Whether you’re ready or not, virtual workspaces are coming to replace our work-from-home world.

VR Week 2022

Inside the volunteer 'police department' arresting people in VR

Thousands are roleplaying as cops on the VRChat platform, engaging in a mix of right (saving hostages) and wrong (planting drugs on civilians).

VR Week 2022

There’s no VR internet in our future — at least not one we’d want

HTC’s pitch for the metaverse, called Viverse, is a collection of buzzwords — AI, 5G, NFTs! — a clone of Meta’s promises without the scam-covering sheen.

VR Week 2022