I do mean, literally, around the console. Occasionally, we’ve tried cooperative or competitive couch gaming. But more often, we sit on the couch and play long single-player games in shifts. Sharing an apartment has made this much easier, so we recently started revisiting Metal Gear Solid V: one of us does a mission or some side ops, the other writes or reads comics or catches up on email. After a while, we switch. We’re not exactly playing games together, but we’re not ignoring each other, either. We look up every so often to critique a boss fight design, or compliment a nice takedown, or riff on some ridiculous Hideo Kojima plot point. We talk about politics or other games or what we want for dinner. It’s both a shared experience that doesn’t force us to drop everything else to interact with each other, and an individual activity that lets us still spend time together. … [Read more...] about When gaming is part of your marriage, where does virtual reality fit in?
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Only by slowing down, planning your route of attack, and carrying out smooth and flawless movements could you overcome your foes. Plus, it made you feel like a true action movie badass in ways few shooter games have ever accomplished, all with low-key graphics and plain environments. Sony didn’t announce an official release date, but we can expect it some time in the next couple of months. … [Read more...] about The incredible virtual reality version of Superhot is coming to PS VR this summer
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Founded in 2013 by former surgeons Dr Jean Nehme and Dr Andre Chow, Touch’s training software enables medics to study and review surgical procedures. Doctors can use headsets such as Microsoft’s Hololens to watch simulated operations. … [Read more...] about British company behind doctor-training VR headsets secures $70m in debt funding
“It’s basically a parallel world,” concludes Cacciuttolo. “We can develop new initiatives for concerts and museums and extend our partnership with film festivals, and start hosting their activities in real time and reach a broader audience from all over the world. It can also be used in film markets enabling sales agents, distributors and broadcasters to meet in a virtual environment. I think it offers very exciting opportunities for the film industry, even for traditional 2D films.” … [Read more...] about VRrOOm to Launch VR Platform for Immersive, Multi-User Streaming of Live Events