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2 years ago#1
Rift. Vs Shield? - Results (149 votes)
Occulus Rift
83.22% (124 votes)
124
Nvidia Shield
16.78% (25 votes)
25
This poll is now closed.
These two titans are about the same price, The occulus Dev kit is 300$, As is the shield. (190)

(In this scenario, the occulus is in a Finished state, bugs are mostly flattened, dev support is middling, but most games get modded in)
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2 years ago#2
I think the Shield is going to be hammered, but I'd probably use it more, I want the power of my PC, but in my Living Room, but that's a small, small niche.
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2 years ago#3
How can you compare them...
2 years ago#4
Both please
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2 years ago#5
Lemur_H posted...
How can you compare them...


One's a useful device bringing portability to something weighing a dog.

One's a 'gimmick' that can be used for half an hour before feeling sick.

EDIT: Gimmick is in quote marks, don't take it seriously.
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2 years ago#6
I love the Oculus Rift, but seeing as I already have a Sony HMZ-T1 it isn't as desirable a proposition as it could be. The Rift has some nice features, especially for use with gaming, but I can't justify owning another head mounted display. The display/optics are (I believe) nicer on the Sony, but it doesn't wrap around you as fully as the Rift.

Plus, the HMZ-T1 was stupidly expensive. Glad I have it, but man....something similar for $500 less is a good deal.
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2 years ago#7
Two completely different products, not to mention one is in development stages, and the other is available at retail.

I would not recommend this thread to friends and family.
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2 years ago#8
Binba442 posted...
I want the power of my PC, but in my Living Room


This, except bedroom (and occasionally bathroom) instead of living room
2 years ago#9
Rift, easily. I quit portable gaming long ago. Sometime during college I realized I just can't deal with the tiny screens anymore. I'll emulate if I'm interested in the actual games but I just plain can't use the native hardware.
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2 years ago#10
Hmmm let me think . . . play half ass games on a tiny screen or kick ass games with full immersion . . .
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