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Will The Oculus Be a Success? Verbal Test In Different Genres

This Dragon Blogger article examines the possibilities of the Oculus Rift and other Headsets 'getting popular' is specific genres. Its a fun read.

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SavageKuma743d ago

Honestly being the seasoned gamer that I am, I am not all that interested in the VR tech. I remember back in the late 80's early 90's it was a big thing, but playing games for that long period of time while wearing a head piece such as the oculus could bring some headaches. Unless it is comfortable for a long time whats up. See what happens, good job on the post.

s10imin743d ago

I've used that latest Oculus DK2, Project Morpheus and even a few other VR augments like the Omni, and it really seems like a tech that works well in short bursts. 20-60 minutes rather than 40 hours of a typical AAA game.

sameerhusain743d ago

Exactly what I think. Unless they can make it into something like the Google Glass. I wouldn't be using it for a 'gaming session'. Sure, its great for exploring a beautiful game in 3D but, thats just about it.

NinjaRichParty743d ago

I have yet to try out any VR tech, but I'm pretty anxious to do so. I like the idea of VR, but without some sort of hands on test it's going to be hard for me to shell out the $300+.

Either way, nice piece! :)

sameerhusain743d ago

Personally, I've never tried the Oculus. Every reviewer makes it seem so brilliant. Still, how the heck can someone use it for hours?

TheVideoGamHer743d ago

This is a good question and I always answer the same. Sure VR is fantastic, but at this point it's only a novelty. I don't see VR becoming the focal point of people's living rooms anytime in this generation. That being said, I can't wait to get my hands on one. :)

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