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‘Snow Crash’ is a reminder that the metaverse could be chaotic good
Meta’s imagination is stunted by its many scandals. Its sterilized metaverse leaves little room for shock and awe.
'Zenith' is an early access take on VR 'World of Warcraft'
A bog-standard MMO can go down smooth if it’s elevated by the satisfying methods it makes you use to move around its VR world.
Did Kim Kardashian predict the metaverse?
Virtual worlds like 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' and IMVU prepared people to connect with others exclusively online — and pay extra to improve their experience.
How one group is remaking sign language for the VR age
Helping Hands is forging connections between D/deaf and hearing people on the VRChat platform.
VR needs to address the huge motion sick elephant in the room
My severe motion sickness prevents me from playing tons of games, I don’t want to be left out of mainstream VR, too, especially if the metaverse pans out.
Hot job alert: metaverse architect
More and more people, including traditionally trained architects, are creating buildings for the booming virtual real estate market.
The 9 best apps to get started working in VR
Whether you’re ready or not, virtual workspaces are coming to replace our work-from-home world.
Inside the volunteer 'police department' arresting people in VR
Thousands are roleplaying as cops on the VRChat platform, engaging in a mix of right (saving hostages) and wrong (planting drugs on civilians).
There’s no VR internet in our future — at least not one we’d want
HTC’s pitch for the metaverse, called Viverse, is a collection of buzzwords — AI, 5G, NFTs! — a clone of Meta’s promises without the scam-covering sheen.
The 11 best hardcore VR games you should play right now
Full virtual reality titles are still in short supply, but there are plenty of gems available whether you’re a beginner or veteran VR user.
From ‘The Lawnmower Man’ to Meta: VR’s most important moments
Thirty years ago an adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Lawnmower Man’ hyper-fixated on the dangers of “virtual reality." Here’s a short timeline of how VR has become a mainstream buzzword.