Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review

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  • Published on: 12 August 2019
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Phillipe
    Phillipe   3 months ago

    Oculus Rift S, anyone? Linus forgot to mention it entirely!!!!!!! No need for extra cameras at all, for $ 400, it’s a good VR headset...

  • Krakm
    Krakm   5 hours ago

    Dude complains about having 'pressure points' on his nose from wearing it, I don't think they made it for a nose as big as yours sir

  • JimmyFPV
    JimmyFPV   6 hours ago

    omg i also have a little black cat called Shadow

  • Woeben
    Woeben   16 hours ago

    Get boneworks when you can Linus

  • Dam Sen
    Dam Sen   19 hours ago

    The biggest issues with VR still remain though, maybe i'm wrong in one of these so correct me if you can. But there are very few games that are actually elaborated and good/fun, like Pavlov VR, a game that it's not just grabbing random stuff in your surroundings like Accounting+ (at least that game has funny humor). And the fact that the latest VR devices like this one are still wired is a huge problem, very impractical, VR gaming still has a long way to go, and so i think it's still in the early-stages of development. The best i seen so far are games like Boneworks but it seems more of a base VR engine than an actual game. I hope development of this won't stop, i think this is top priority for Valve and so i think that once they're ready to release a fixed version of VR they're going to make actual good games. It's all my thinking so don't take it too seriously.

  • TUMSonY
    TUMSonY   20 hours ago

    Your videos become so crappy unuseful with that ad placement. Will downvote all of you videos as long as you kinda scam your watchers like that

  • Random name
    Random name   22 hours ago

    Every time he says "with that said" DRINK

  • Wes Dodson
    Wes Dodson   1 days ago

    How are none of the top comments about Linus' "Strap-on experience"?

  • michael taylor
    michael taylor   1 days ago

    11:59 when u wanna get freaky and ya wife bring a dude in the bedroom

  • Earth Chan
    Earth Chan   1 days ago

    Can you buy an HTC headset only and then use the knuckles with them?

  • Justin Barker
    Justin Barker   1 days ago

    15:07 They blurred his finger out in the game and irl, but not in the reflection on the HMD

  • Dr. Elbow
    Dr. Elbow   2 days ago

    Okay the valve index is cool and all, but why in GODS NAME do you have THREE NVIDIA SHIELD ORIGINAL CONTROLLERS??? These are some of the worst controllers I have ever used. To use them wirelessly you have to be using a shield, and why would you need 3 controllers for that? You could get MUCH better bluetooth controllers. I am disapointed >:(. Proof 9:24

  • Michael Villeneuve
    Michael Villeneuve   3 days ago

    I love the controllers so much.Took the oculus' controllers and made them sexier and even more usable.

  • Erich Wang
    Erich Wang   4 days ago

    Tried this,not good as PIMAX 8KX, but its cheaper

  • Ben Tice
    Ben Tice   4 days ago

    The moment they announce this headset supports wireless, I will strongly consider upgrading. The HTC Wireless Adapter, while not always perfect, works well and is a quality of life improvement that I couldn't live without. Until supported, I'll probably be looking for a Vive Pro on the cheap.

  • Swulfen
    Swulfen   4 days ago

    The original vive also adjusts the lense distance from the face. This was to accommodate glasses. Pull the grey wheels where the band straps attach outward, rotate forward/back, and then push back in when done. :P

  • Zrecz
    Zrecz   4 days ago

    im suprised linus is using a gtx 970 for his vr setup

  • Taldren
    Taldren   4 days ago

    "I wish it was more of a Stap-on experience" - Linus 2019.

  • water wolf
    water wolf   5 days ago

    linus: best vr headset prove me wrong me:the stick?

  • Alex Bitcoin
    Alex Bitcoin   5 days ago

    GIGGITY GIGGITY... Linus wishes he had "more of a strap-on experience" .. You dirty boy with your hidden innuendos

  • ALIAS
    ALIAS   6 days ago

    -- and you can't get it in Canada. Thanks Valve!!

  • BulletSingularity
    BulletSingularity   6 days ago

    Im a first gen VR owner and im just waiting until a 2.0 or 3.0 of this in the coming years to upgrade

  • Tyler Pan
    Tyler Pan   1 weeks ago

    5 year old. Did you just say 5 year old.