Generally, the DigiKast crew prefers online purchasing and visits to the local MicroCenter for all of their technical and electronic needs. However, this particular drive to Best Buy happened on a whim and we were pleasantly surprised that they were demoing the PlayStation VR unit in the center of the store.
We have a Google Cardboard set in the house and that is the extent of our Virtual Reality experiences. For what it is, Google Cardboard is pretty good as a novelty. I am interested in the upcoming Google Daydream but I have been waiting for a chance to play any higher-end consumer level VR. There's the HTC/Valve Vive, the Oculus Rift, and the PlayStation VR. At $400, the PSVR is pricey but still closer to our price range compared to the $800 Oculus and the $1000 Vive. Also, we don't have the room space nor the computing power to run either of them any time soon. Not that I'm not looking to build a new pc capable of such power...
Anyway, we played Super Hyper Cube and Eve Valkyrie. Check out our video below. I was also quite surprised that the PlayStation VR rep was super knowledgeable and very helpful, certainly a refreshing departure from our past Best Buy experiences. Shout out to that guy! (Sorry, didn't catch his name, he was awesome!)
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