FanExpo 2011: Sony Reveals Virtual Reality Prototype

"As I put the head set on all the noise around me from the expo was drowned out by the 5.1 surround sound headphones built into the device, and my eyes were met with me looking down the barrel of a gun in a virtual hand, pointed out toward a beautiful landscape."

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Chocoboh3100d ago

as nice as the tech would be I hope they have something to prevent my eyes from bleeding..

RyuHoshi3100d ago

I think they will make sure it is as best as it can be when it comes out. I have no doubt in the tech and the OLED's sound like they'll be pretty nice.

LordStig3100d ago

1 how heavy is it? and 2 how do you keep it on your face?

RyuHoshi3100d ago

Looks and seems pretty light-weight. Also, the article says that the retail version "will rest comfortably, and easily on the user’s head, and that sadly the prototype didn’t." So I'm guessing it will have some support over the head and around the back.

cyclindk3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

If this is the same device as was mentioned a few weeks back, then it will have a full wrap around design like a halo i believe.

The article was on N4G before, but the device was white.

IS this the same thing?

ViktorZangiev3100d ago

Reminds me A LOT of the headsets from .Hack//

KNero3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

yo, a game like "The World" from .hack// might be coming when this comes out (including the seizures the players got in the anime/game lol)

latinalover3100d ago

that will be totally awesome

TheKindRoost3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

hopefully it'll be equipped with some sort of head movement tracking, would be neat.

earbus3100d ago

Nice the eye boiler 5,000 , jokes aside will be good to see how the tech develops thought we would have seen it a long time ago aka the lawnmowerman days lol.

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