How to avoid motion sickness caused by VR headsets while gaming

| April 27, 2018

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With a price as steep as $399 for an Oculus Rift, or $499 for an HTC Vive, I could understand why you want to make sure you'll be able to enjoy your new toys. But, don't let nausea you felt while play-testing a VR headset change your mind about owning one for yourself.Realizing you can't play for more than 30 seconds might make you tear your hair out when the dizziness abates. Also: throwing up all over the crowd of people watching you play VR is an ultimate buzz-kill. Fret not, we've got some helpful solutions to help you out with your VR motion sickness!Motion sickness as a result of inserting your head into a VR rig is also known as cybersickness or simulator sickness. Sounds cool, right? It's not. What's your current favorite activity? Imagine starting that activity, but wanting to puke about three minutes after starting.

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