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How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by Shinobi » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:13 pm

A small fad? Something that permanently changes the gaming landscape? Something that goes way beyond gaming uses?

I see its available to buy and has my fav game Until Dawn 2 as a launch title.. I assume Until Dawn Is like Namco 4d horror a on rails gun game minus the cabinet blowing air on you when a door opens.. I heard the Star Wars game demo with the battle over the Death Star on Yavin looks amazing..

Has anybody bought a VR yet and what are your thoughts?
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by aztecca » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:34 pm

I really like the look of it and would love one.The price is a bit much at the mo though seen one in cex window today £500 :shock:
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by DPrinny » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:02 pm

Probably slightly bigger than someones head

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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by PrimalScientist » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:37 pm

DPrinny wrote:Probably slightly bigger than someones head
Haha...
Nothing changes...

It is going to be big I think. My pal has one. Going to see it tomorrow.

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Post by DPrinny » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:03 pm

PrimalScientist wrote:
DPrinny wrote:Probably slightly bigger than someones head
Haha...
Nothing changes...

It is going to be big I think. My pal has one. Going to see it tomorrow.

On a proper answer level

No matter how good it is it needs two things to sell
To be cheap
To have porn

The problem is you have to buy all this extra stuff (wow, move controllers remember them?)
Why not just do a budleru of it all so its ready to go?

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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by Bluce_Ree » Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:55 pm

Bought it. Mainly because the PS4 games-wise hasn't really done anything that an Xbox 360 can't do in a slightly less polished way. VR is at least different.

Early impressions from demos mainly: The immersion is great. Sat in the cockpit of EVE Valkyrie... wow. Really stunning.

Other things on it seem like good fun. Driveclub is oddly enjoyable. Thumper demo was right up my alley.

I'm into it but I get bored of peripherals quite easily.
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Post by kiwimike » Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:21 am

It's got potential and looks good, and I look forward to hearing more about it through reviews and gamers giving their impressions.

It could be exciting, it could be the way of the future of gaming (once the costs reduce which they will of course) if done well. I reserve judgement for now, but it is certainly interesting, possible fad or not.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:45 am

Like all add ons, itt'll get a few good games but it won't be bought by the masses so support will become an afterthought if it exists at all. In about a year the fad will have passed. In 2 it'll be pretty much dead.
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by sirclive1 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:11 am

Its way better than i thought it was going to be , anyone doubting or knocking this amazing piece of kit , go try it !
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Post by HisNHer_LP » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:20 am

So tempted by it to be fair, but the last thing I was really tempted with was no mans sky.... I know there is a huge difference in price but still.

I heard fallout 4 and skyrim would get an update to work with them, has anyone tried it and is that the case still?

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Post by Rayne » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:33 am

I was hugely skeptical but, because I'm also hugely irresponsible, I bought it anyway.

Having spent a lot of time with it now, I struggle to find a way to describe the sensation you get when you play. I suppose for me, it's the first time in years that I've smiled as much or encountered the sense of wonder that VR inspires. Soaring through space with EVE, ducking evil clowns in Until Dawn, Diving to the Depths of the Ocean in PS Worlds and playing with friends in the Playroom have all been stunningly enjoyable experiences.

Don't get me started on the Hatsune Miku live concerts, my god that's the most exciting/incredible thing I've ever experienced!

Whether or not it's the future largely depends on how widely these sets are adopted and whether developers can continue to find ways to ENHANCE experiences with VR, rather than just tack it on. From the games I've played so far, I wouldn't be surprised if VR was the next step forward for gaming. Of course, I only say that now having had the benefit of playing it. It's a very hard (and costly) sell if you don't have the chance to try before you buy.

Either way, for me at least, the cost has justified itself already. Just hope there's even more games coming soon!
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by necronom » Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:33 pm

I haven't tried it yet. I was just in a 'Game' shop, hoping there would be one to test, but, no.

My Brother had a go a couple of days ago, playing Eve, and said:

"The screens were low res though, and that was my first big disappointment. But once I got going I didn't want it to end and I guess I got used to it."

So, what are people thinking of the resolution?
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Post by Megamixer » Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:17 pm

Is the Until Dawn game a proper sequel or just an upgrade of the original?
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

Post by Rayne » Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:00 pm

Megamixer wrote:Is the Until Dawn game a proper sequel or just an upgrade of the original?
It's an on-the-rails shooter (like HOTD). It uses the Until Dawn licence, so expect Clowns, Wendigo and other bits and pieces but it's not a 'proper' sequel. Good fun though.

As for the resolution, it's definitely noticeable in certain menu screens or when viewing non-VR content but once you get going, you don't notice it.
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Re: How big are you expecting the PS4 VR to be?

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