Hands on with the ultimate VR experience

(Image credit: Dan Oliver)

Before Pokemon Go came along to crash the party, 2016 was set to be the year of VR. And, whether it’s the launch of a headset, a new game, or the latest industry being ‘disrupted’, virtual reality is on the ascendance. And let’s be honest, most of us have been obsessed with the idea of VR ever since seeing Marty McFly Jr sporting his own headset in 1989 (well, those of us that were alive then).

But despite many of us having experienced VR on our phones via viewers such as Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR—with varying degrees of success—only a minority of people have actually tried a PC-powered headset, and that’s where richest experience can currently be found.

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Dan Oliver

Over the last 20 years, Dan has edited a number of print magazines and websites, including Computer Arts, 3D World and ImagineFX, and has written for publications including the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United Magazine, T3, and many more. He is currently the digital editor of Creative Bloq's sister magazine, Wallpaper*.