Now That Backers Have Their Oculus Rift VR Kits, Even They Can Run On The Mirror’s Edge


Anyone with the stomach and patience to enjoy Mirror's Edge has thought about it. What if you could play that game in virtual reality? Sure, you'd look down and see some arms and legs that aren't yours, but then you could look up and start running around. Blake got his eyeballs on an Oculus Rift VR at GDC and I'm still a little unsure if I could stomach the experience. Plus, my eyes are already messed up as it is.

But here's a subject we can experiment on! He's luckily volunteered his time and his money... wait... that can't be right? I thought they paid you? Anyway, here's Cymatic Bruce who uses the magic of PC modding to jury rig DICE's first-person runner into virtual reality. He tackles the opening level of the game with his mask on and also summarizes what's good and bad of the experience.

Could you handle Mirror's Edge in virtual reality?

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