It’s disorienting to look in the mirror and see yourself as another gender.
I’m wearing my Oculus Rift development kit, and the virtual reality hardware gives me the illusion of being in a comfortable room in an Italian villa. There is a mirror in the room, and in it I don’t see myself, but a woman My brain doesn’t quite know what to do with this information.
I move my head, and she moves her head. The illusion of being myself, but in the body of a woman instead of a man, makes me dizzy. I remove the helmet and put it away.
Developer Chadtronic successfully implemented Oculus Rift support with Metroid Prime, highlighted by test gameplay footage posted on YouTube.
The video demonstrates nine minutes of Metroid Prime gameplay using the virtual reality headset. The developer states that edits and cuts were made due to some technical difficulties, such as the emulator crashing and issues with some of the cinematics.
Back in 2012, the developers who made Portal and Portal 2 — as well as their predecessor, Narbacular Drop — decided to try putting together a board game based on the first-person puzzle series. The internal team wasn’t a massive group: “In general there’s been two to three people actively working on it at a time, but in total about a dozen people have been involved,” said Valve’s Jeep Barnett, a member of the original Narbacular Drop team that Valve hired to make Portal, in an email interview with Polygon.
50 days until Dark Souls 2 comes out on PC
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