There are now more companies making virtual reality kits than there are reasons to use virtual reality.
Don't get me wrong, I can't wait to buy a VR headset. I will even accept a free unit from anyone who mistakes me for a legitimate member of the press. Virtual reality will be awesome for several genres in the same way that a crazy flightstick + pedal setup is awesome for flight sims. It's just that so many different kits have been announced that it's difficult to know which one will be right for you.
Let's fix that. I've tossed aside all the minor players. These are the headsets that are most likely to be worth your money, and the qualities that make them different from one another.
Hotline Miami 2
If, while playing Hotline Miami, you wished the game was needlessly longer, took itself a little too seriously, crashed more often, and frequently prevented you from using weapons, I have just the game for you. 6/10
Pneuma: Breath of Life
Have these people ever heard of subtlety, originality, or pauses between lines of terrible dialog? 3/10
In this realistic simulation of Xbox One ownership, misguided passengers hoot in excitement then sense that something is deeply wrong as they fly off a poorly designed and shoddily built track. 5/10
BLACK LIVES MATTER!!! NOOOOOOO!!! WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? YOU HAVE CREATED A MONSTER, AN ABSOLUTE MONSTER!
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