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There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
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There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

The HTC Vive offers the best in-home VR experience yet, but it's too unwieldy to truly enjoy for extended play sessions.

Pros
  • Sharp and incredibly immersive VR
  • Head tracking is superior to Oculus Rift
  • Whole-room VR is impressive
  • Motion controllers work well
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Tricky setup
  • Uncomfortable to wear for long periods
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Ease of use

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How It Stacks Up

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