ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A New View of Virtual Reality

Updated on April 6, 2016

Virtual Reality for Gaming

Project Morpheus vs HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift
Project Morpheus vs HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift | Source

What is Virtual Reality Gaming?

Virtual Reality Gaming (VRG) is an easy concept to grasp. VRG is where an individual can experience a 3D gaming environment through a Virtual Reality (VR) Headset. 2016 is the year VRG will break through the cracks and make its first debut with The Oculus Rift, released on 28 March 2016.

Comfort, Mobility, and Design

In a new industry were technology needs to fit into smaller spaces, comfort plays a huge role in these leading VR Headsets. The most comfortable headset seems to be the PS Morpheus, with a sleek design and lightweight mobility this headset makes it the perfect for VRG. With more pressure being on the forehead and less on the face, it is also makes a perfect design for consumers with glasses. The least comfortable out of the three is possibly the Oculus Rift with a tight fit and a little too snug around the nose, consumers reported of having to take off the headset every 20 minutes or so. Each VR Headset has their own unique design with the PS Morpheus choosing to go white and having a forehead strap, unlike its competitors.

Immersive Display

Each VR headset has an Organic Light-Emitting Diploid Display (OLED). The field of views are slightly larger on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive at 110 degrees and the PS Morpheus at 100 degrees. However the HTC Vive has the largest tracking area with 15 x 15 feet unlike 5 x 11 with the Oculus Rift. The price range varies to provide costumers with a variety of VR Headsets to choose from. The PS Morpheus starts at $399 with the Oculus Rift at $599 and the HTC Vive at a whopping $799.


These VR Headsets have launch titles making the most novice gamers thrilled to see the latest gaming technology. Some of these launch titles are Elite: Dangerous for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Adrift, a PS Morpheus exclusive, and an exciting climbing adventure originally a PS Morpheus exclusive but the developer is redressing the balance with The Climb, an Oculus Rift exclusive.

Which VR Headset are YOU looking the most forward to?

See results

© 2016 Jarod Rivera


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)