It’s called EmuVR and it’s offering old-school gamers a potentially brilliant way to play all their classic game ROMs in a virtual bedroom just like the one from their childhoods, with a huge range of classic gaming consoles to choose from, played on old CRT TVs (or modern displays if you prefer), ’80s/’90s posters on the walls, and lots more cool features:
I actually recently wrote a novella about VR that features Polybius throughout the story–you’ll have to dig deep to find all the references as some are real subtle (others are blatantly obvious)–and I definitely think some people who liked this video might also enjoy reading my story too, which you can link to below for free:
The semi-transparent “watermelon” (see pink) one in particular loudly rings the nostalgia bell for me:
Nintendo should really make a few official systems just like these–and this is one of the few mods where the dude has got all the different coloured face buttons spot-on in terms of matching them with how the original console did it–gorgeous.
You can see more of the artist’s work here.
You can pre-order one now for $189.99 (includes FPGA, 1080p, zero lag, total accuracy, and complete compatibility with all original American, Japanese and UK SNES games).
When he started showing the little carts I was just in awe.