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Oculus and Leap Motion Combine for Virtual Reality Shark Punching

By March 11, 2014Newswires

By Jared Newman

You’ve probably seen some neat uses for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, like the Seinfeld apartment or 3DZelda. But I’m not sure any of them can match putting up your dukes and punching some sharks in the face.

Chaotic Moon–the same company that recently whipped up that futuristic Pizza Hut table concept–has turned shark punching into (virtual) reality by slapping a Leap Motion controller onto an Oculus Rift prototype. The player then peers out into the ocean, spinning around and fending off sharks with bare knuckles.

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