Virtual reality may have been around for a while, but the content available has never been this diverse. Gaming companies, film directors and even tech startups are pushing the boundaries and creating content that may have lasting psychological effects.
Pokémon Go is a bona fide phenomenon. If someone would have told me six months ago that Pokémon Go would become a breakout sensation that fundamentally changes how we use technology to interact with our environments, I would have laughed. Today, I'm starting to believe it.
I was able to try out the Sony PlayStation VR at Best Buy in Burbank, California this past weekend. After spending nearly $2000 on the HTC Vive with a VR-ready desktop, I was hoping the market would offer something just as thrilling, but cheaper.
I had been waiting for the system for almost four months. My mom, sick of me begging about getting the system, finally took me to get it at Precision Video, the first place in Illinois to get it in stock.