Virtual Reality Headsets

Virtual Reality headset reviews, news and insights from our team, with breakdowns of key specs and features, prices and accessories to help inform your purchase

A Look Back at 2023

I don't know about you but I have had a whirlwind ride this year. Simulation Magazine is a year old now, and over a hundred and fifty articles have been published.

Introducing the New Varjo XR4

In an online event this evening Varjo stunned us with their new flagship head mounted display, enter the new XR4, with some seriously meaty specs.

Ergonomics Matter: Proper Weight Distribution Trumps Lightness in VR Headset Design

As virtual reality (VR) headsets grow more advanced, manufacturers continue striving to make them lighter. However, when designing comfortable extended reality experiences, especially for young users, overall weight reduction may be less important than proper weight distribution.

Is Meta Shifting it's Content Policy?

I've written many times about Meta's policy of just providing a store full of games for gamers, but is this recent advert from Meta a sign of things to come?

When Will AR/VR Glasses Become Commonplace in Public?

Augmented and virtual reality headsets have been touted as the next big thing for years now. But when are we actually going to see people wearing these devices out in public regularly?

The Future of VR: Meta Quest 3 and Beyond

Virtual and augmented reality have seen huge growth over the past few years, thanks in large part to accessible and mainstream devices like the Oculus Quest 2.

The new Meta Quest 3 mixed reality headset announced

Meta announces the Meta Quest 3 with an emphasis on colour passthrough and more games to the Oculus store

How Apple and Google's VR Headsets Could Disrupt the Game Engine Market

The VR market is still relatively speaking in its infancy, but there are new players poiesed to enter the market that could really turn things on it's head. Which way this goes is yet to be seen, but today, I am more interested in how this affects the current game engines

How will Googles relationship with Samsung evolve?

Google's new collaboration with Samsung on a new mixed reality headset could change the game in a number of ways.

Samsung & Google's new VR Headset, a quick overview

The new VR headset from Samsung and Google will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 chip, which is designed for high-end VR experiences. The headset will also have a high-resolution display and a wide field of view, making it possible for users to experience immersive VR content.