Absolutely, Joey Esposito: VR is definitely going to have an impact on much more than just videogames. Here’s some actual [early] examples of the kind of thing you are talking about:
Sports and Live Events
I think the combination of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is going to have a huge impact on our lives in the not too distant future.
And the Valve/HTC Vive is a great first glimpse of that coming together in a single device:
It’s an exciting time to be a gamer, a lover of all things entertainment, and a tech-head in general, that’s for sure.