Lenovo Mirage Solo Review

I’ve already given some preliminary thoughts on the Mirage Solo, but now that I’ve had a chance to work with one, I wanted to provide a verdict. Comfort I previously criticized the Mirage Solo for being uncomfortable compared to the Oculus Go. This turns out to be a fairly personal thing. The difference is in the facial...

#175 Unity’s “Project MARS” & Niantic’s Real World Platform; Updated SteamVR “Knuckles” Controller; Table Tennis With North Star

There were multiple announcements this week about cross-platform AR frameworks. Niantic, makers of Pokémon Go, revealed their new “Real World Platform”, which will enable developers to make games with contextual awareness of the real world. In addition to existing features like geocaching that underpin their current game, the...

#170 F8 & VRLA; Oculus Go & Lenovo Mirage Solo

It’s been a busy week for VR with two major conferences and two standalone headset releases. Facebook started the week with F8, their general developer conference, where they announced the long-awaited release of Oculus Go (every attendee went home with one). Friday and Saturday brought VRLA and the release of the Google Daydream...

Alien: Descent Review

I had the opportunity to try out the new location-based VR experience Alien: Descent today (Fox has been promoting April 26th as “Alien Day” for the past couple of years – 4/26 relates to the moon LV-426 where Ripley’s confrontation with the Xenomorphs begins). It’s Not Perfect, But The Best LBE VR...