The amazing video game ‘visor’ that transforms games into virtual reality worlds

By July 6, 2013March 24th, 2020Newswires
  • The Oculus Rift headset contains a stereoscopic 3D screen
  • When worn during gameplay the screen’s images are shown on the visor
  • It’s designed to make the gamer feel immersed within the game’s world

By Talal Musa

Ever wanted to step inside your favourite video games? Now you can thanks to headgear that transforms games into virtual reality.

The Oculus Rift, made by Icelandic developers EVR, is a headset fitted with a seven-inch screen that is worn while playing certain video games.

A gamer uses the console’s controller in the normal way but instead of looking at a TV screen, the images are shown through the visor in stereoscopic 3D – making the gamer feel as if they are playing inside the game.

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