Just an expensive gimmick?

Virtual Reality Is Just An Over-Priced Gimmick, Nothing More

Virtual Reality has been touted as the next big thing by tech bloggers and industry leaders. The tech industry is making big bets on its future, including Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus, the makers of the Oculus Rift headset, the device which basically sparked this latest VR craze. Now everyone wants a piece of the pie, from mobile efforts like Google’s new Daydream technology, to Sony’s just-released PlayStation VR. There’s just one problem: VR is a gimmick, and not even a very good gimmick. It’s also prohibitively expensive, even at the lower end. ….[READ]