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Sonic The Hedgehog's gotta go fast on Oculus Rift

S. Prell, @SamPrell

The Oculus Rift and other virtual reality devices might be gaming's future, but who says we can't use them to enjoy a bit of our past, huh? The Sonic GDK for the Rift gives players a chance to see the world from the Blue Blur's point of view, and it looks ... pretty cool, actually. But then, there's a reason The Sonic Cycle exists.

Chadtronic, the Rift owner playing the demo, warns that those who get woozy on rollercoasters and other such rides may want to steer clear, and we can't say we disagree. It's one thing to watch someone play the game on a single screen - we can't imagine what it would be like to have the game completely take over our vision via virtual reality.

Well, at least we learned one thing today: despite having two irises and pupils attached to one eyeball - which you would think would mess up depth perception, at least - Sonic seems to have perfect vision. We always wondered about that.
[Image: Chadtronic]

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