For the past few years, the Virtual Reality gaming industry has already won significant market size and still shows fast growth rate. In the beginning, the idea of virtual reality was fascinating and a little bit fantastic. Though, as VR came true, we can all agree, it has the potential to become the next “big thing”. At least, virtual reality in gaming, for sure.
Since the release of first prototypes of Oculus VR and Samsung Gear VR, the new age of virtual reality has started. In 2015 HTC has launched Vive headset, equipped with the hand controllers and tracking technology. And by the end of that year, global revenues of Virtual Reality in the gaming industry reached $4.3 billion.
As we all know games has a big effect in entertainment field, imagine that you can play a video game and you can feel it! Virtual reality makes this possible by using specific devices such as PlayStation VR to make the players get into the game to enhance their feelings when they play the game. The following video demonstrates PlayStation VR device:
Nowadays, the most popular games are First-person shooter games such as Call of Duty and Battlefield. What would be your feeling when you know that you can play a shooter game in virtual reality? Something interesting right? Imagining yourself on the battlefield with appropriate audio and visual escort (flying bullets, explosions, etc.). Here is a video shows how exciting a First-person shooter game is:
Moreover, VR games are not only in entertainment field, it can be in other fields such as education and industry. Our Visual Experience Company have created such games and they are promising, for example, Virtual Training for Stroke Patients and Mishkat Interactive Center.
Finally, we all like video games but do we feel it enough? Try playing a VR video game and you will get the answer.