I really hope I can visit the Enterprise-D in my shiny new Oculus Rift consumer version

So much nostalgia rushing through my veins watching this. I just hope there’s a way to get it to work on my Rift once I get it set up. . . .

You can find about more about the TNG VR project at the official site.

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I Just played a cool little VR game called Korix

So, I recently visited my brother’s SmallFryUnify studio and got the chance to try out the real-time strategy title, Korix, on PSVR, which was a total blast. Here’s some footage of the game in action that the SmallFryUnify crew filmed previously:

Videos can’t really do it full justice but it’s a lot of fun actually playing it inside VR. The simple flat-shaded polygons are a great look; it’s a bit like playing an RTS game if it were set in the Tron universe. And it’s also an excellent example of a game in VR that isn’t your typical first person experience and that caused me absolutely no motion sickness at all. I played it for a few hours and it was completely comfortable for the entire duration.

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Both the Oculus Rift and its Touch controllers just saw a huge price drop

It’s now $499 for the Rift headset and $99 for the Touch controllers; that’s an overall and massive price reduction of $200. You can find out more about the deal here on the official site.

And you even get the-apparently-very-good Robo Recall for free with the Touch controllers too. Check out the bombastic trailer for the title below:

Yeah, it’s still not cheap, especially when you factor in getting a PC that’s capable of supporting the hardware (although that barrier to entry has been reduced quite significantly since launch nearly a year ago too), but it’s a huge step in the right direction.

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Dear Angelica—mind suitably blown.

Try to imagine what it would be like watching this in VR, actually standing inside the world and being able view it all around you; a moving and interactive story completely encompassing you and playing out before you in real time:

VR really is the future of animation, videogames, and entertainment in general, as well as a bunch of other stuff.