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Ezra

Is everyone aware that there exists no mobile VR headset other than the GearVR? Which is pretty much just a 200 dollar gimmick for your 700 dollar phone.

The Oculus Rift will require a PC and be wired.

The HTC Vive and other future SteamVR headsets will require a PC and be wired.

Sony's Morpheus will require a Playstation 4.

The "stupid VR face" challenge is solved the same way the "stupid pajamas" or "stupid work clothes" challenge is solved; you won't be wearing one outside of your living room or work space.

Wagner James Au

"Is everyone aware that there exists no mobile VR headset other than the GearVR? Which is pretty much just a 200 dollar gimmick for your 700 dollar phone."

Whoa, dude -- have you tried it? It's actually impressive. Don't believe me, ask my friend Blair or for that matter VR Boy in the subway.

irihapeti

EA CEO Riccitiello said: "who doesn't look an idiot dancing in the disco with the sound off?"

ok his cred as a virtual anything thought leader just got buried

e.v.e.r.y.b.o.d.y knows that in a virtual world that when the stream gets dropped then you just keep on dancing

(:

Adeon Writer

I have a pre-scripted rebuttal for this, I always say "That's becuase you're looking at it from the wrong side."

No one has ever managed to quip me back.

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