What Title Would Make A Great VR Game

With the introduction of VR in home systems to the market alot of new titles being made are catered specifically to VR itself, so what title would make a great game itself with support of VR peripherals ?

When working out the list of games that would be great in VR one stood out more then the others due to its framework would function well within VR with both its limitations and amplifications. In particular the motion system and interaction features required for it to function correctly.

No Man Sky is the game that stand out as a great contender for the use of ps4 Vr system or even the HTC vive on computer, to start with its a first person game which is what VR is suited to the most.

When people talk about the magic of virtual reality they inevitably talk about being transported to a new universe, that feeling of being present in an alternate world. A lot of VR games are built to take advantage of this immersive quality by placing you in a first-person perspective. (The Verge,2016.)

Secondly it has the ability to pilot vehicles in open space which would make for a rich and intense visual experience which players could have full movement of their head in the cockpit during the action of combat like another popular first person space shooter Elite Dangerous on the HTC VIVE.

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Dogfighting is another area where Elite: Dangerous makes great use of VR. Those trying it for the first time will take a little coaxing to do so, but you quickly learn that you can look up and around you, with a large glass canopy to look out of. Targeting doesn’t make use of your head tracking, but you’ll still be trying to keep the enemy ship in sight as much as possible and stave off having to resort to the radar in front of you.(TheSixthAxis, 2016.)

Lastly No Man Sky is an open world exploration game which seat of in control of a brave explore, cover planet after planet looking for resources and intereacting with ruins and old stations left behind this would work perfectly with VR by immersing the player in the interaction and exploration of said planets just like the in development indie game known as Yore.

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You can explore in the way you like and expect to discover hidden treasure and dungeon. You may be able to learn new skills in your exploration. If you prefer crafting, mining, lumberjacking and gathering are in the game, all of which are done with your own hand in VR. With the right materials you can do Smelting and Blacksmithing, all in VR — you have to actually swing your hammer to make weapons.(2P, 2016.)

Its not hard to realise that most first person games would be amazing on VR but No Man Sky stands out for its great open space and colours and general freedom its bring to the table along with the other elements listed above it would really fit its immersion well.

Bibliography

JoeLW (2013) Yore VR claims to be the First open world game built for VR from the ground up. Available at: http://2p.com/44946654_1/Yore-VR-Claims-to-Be-the-First-Open-World-Game-Built-for-VR-from-the-Ground-up-by-JoeLW.htm (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
L, S., ago, months 6 and comments, 7 (2009) HTC Vive review: Project cars & elite dangerous. Available at: http://www.thesixthaxis.com/2016/06/02/htc-vive-review-project-cars-elite-dangerous/ (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Popper, B. (2016) Strategy games in virtual reality: I am a mighty but overworked god. Available at: http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/1/11339136/airmech-commander-oculus-rift-vr-virtual-reality (Accessed: 11 December 2016).

Citations, Quotes & Annotations

JoeLW (2013) Yore VR claims to be the First open world game built for VR from the ground up. Available at: http://2p.com/44946654_1/Yore-VR-Claims-to-Be-the-First-Open-World-Game-Built-for-VR-from-the-Ground-up-by-JoeLW.htm (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
L, S., ago, months 6 and comments, 7 (2009) HTC Vive review: Project cars & elite dangerous. Available at: http://www.thesixthaxis.com/2016/06/02/htc-vive-review-project-cars-elite-dangerous/ (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Popper, B. (2016) Strategy games in virtual reality: I am a mighty but overworked god. Available at: http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/1/11339136/airmech-commander-oculus-rift-vr-virtual-reality (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
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