Review System: Oculus Rift CV1
Price at Time Of Review: £6 ($7.50)
Comfort Rating: Amber
Size: 1.26 GB
Controller System: Oculus Remote
Best Playing Position: Sitting
Multi Player: No
Titans Of Space 2.0
Intro: Take a deep-dive tour through your Solar System, and then venture beyond if you dare! Enjoy the authentic detail of our planets and their moons. See for yourself what makes each one unique. They have all been shrunk to a millionth of their actual size, with Earth being the size of a small house. Listen to a dynamic soundtrack and stay as long as you like at each tour stop. Absorb up-to-date trivia and experience our Solar System in new ways with several unique modes.
Review: We did review Titans of Space running on the Google Cardboard system a few months ago, but now it is back, bigger and better looking than ever. No matter what changes have bene made, this is still one of the very best educational VR apps ever made. What you get above all else with this app is a scale of size. The sun looks amazing when you are close to it and the bigger planets like Jupiter look amazing (and those are just the smaller ones in our solar system).
I could easily see a whole classroom full of kids with VR headsets on all watching this as their teacher talks over it. But at home you tend to rush it more, wanting to see bigger and better planets with each space jump, so you to tend to rush through it.
Verdict: Titans Of Space is and indeed was a great app and definitely worth a download for anyone just getting into star gazing or learning Astronomy. But I feel they really missed a trick with the Oculus Rift version. All those planets with loads of moons, why not name them all, in fact, why not so some atmospheric flyovers, showing what the planet’s surface might be like. It’s not that it’s a bad app because it really isn’t. But there isn’t much more content above the original Google Cardboard app.