Gamers have always fantasized about more engaging play experiences — being “inside” the game. Every early attempt at virtual reality, or immersive gameplay, has come of as cheap or hokey
But since the multi-million dollar Kickstarter for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, those dreams of exploring immersive game worlds are closer to reality. Currently, the Oculus Rift is in the hands of a few hundred developers and enthusiasts, and they are currently working on crafting experiences to fit the hardware.
Why I’m Curious
What’s next in the world of gaming? Will virtual reality devices pull us away from the real world or encourage us to go explore?