Electronic Three – This is Only a Test – 6/14/18

Norm and Jeremy are back from LA to talk about what they saw at this year’s E3, and the VR gaming presence (or lack thereof) at the show. Plus, we ponder about rockets on supercars, an AI film director, and get hype about Incredibles 2….

Tested: Indoor Skydiving with Virtual Reality!

Projections is back! Jeremy and Norm go on location to test an indoor skydiving experience that makes use of VR video for added immersion. We also talk about Rec Room’s latest addition: a battle royale-style multiplayer mode. Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman…

Oculus Go VR Headset Review!

We test and review the new Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset! Jeremy and Norm go over how this $200 headset compares with current desktop and mobile VR setups, what you can and can’t do on it today, and whether VR enthusiasts should care about…

Hands-On with Nintendo Labo!

We go hands-on with the Nintendo Labo cardboard maker kits for the Switch console! Jeremy, Kishore, and Norm spend the day testing out the Variety and Robot kits, assembling a few of the accessories and playtesting their corresponding games. We share our impressions on Labo…

PROJECTIONS, Episode 40: Brass Tactics Review

Norm and Jeremy review Brass Tactics, a real-time strategy game made specifically for virtual reality. What can VR add to the RTS genre? Plus, we talk about the physics of ping pong in VR with Eleven: Table Tennis! Shot by Gunther Kirsch edited by Norman…

The Notch is Trendy – This is Only a Test 438 – 3/1/18

Will Smith is in the house this week as a guest in place of Jeremy, and we chat about his latest eSports adventures, the exciting conclusion to the Winter Olympics, and news from Mobile World Congress. Plus, the VR minute and a moment of science!…

Tested: Glowforge Laser Cutter Review

After using the Glowforge personal laser cutter for six months, Jeremy and Norm talk about the projects they’ve done, the lessons they’ve learned from using the machine, and caveats of its operation. The Glowforge definitely has its limitations, but being able to easily laser cut…

PROJECTIONS, Episode 38: Sprint Vector and In Death!

Jeremy and Norm review two new game releases. The first is Sprint Vector, the VR racing game that’s like a mix between cross country skiing and Mario Kart–it’s one of the more physically demanding VR games we’ve played. We also play a community recommendation: In…

Just for the Taste of It – This is Only a Test 432 – 1/18/18 – YouTube

Norm is still away at WETA workshop in New Zealand, so Kishore and Jeremy are joined by TekThing co-host Shannon Morse to discuss the Great CES blackout of 2018 (12:40), her hands-on impressions of the new Vive Pro (22:15), the potential Studio Ghibli themepark (1:09:40),…

No Transitions Necessary – This is Only a Test 431 – 1/11/18 – YouTube

Norm is away in New Zealand, so Kishore and Jeremy are joined by game development legend Mike Mika of Other Ocean Interactive. We chat about the Vive Pro and other VR announcements from CES (3:00), the pre-blackout most interesting hardware at CES so far (39:00),…