If you're obsessed with the rise and rise of virtual reality, the last few weeks have been busy
was followed by GDC
, and both events made a huge deal on the potential of the new platform / media format, / technology. This time, we're hopping across the Pacific Ocean to Tokyo, where media company Recruit is hosting "The Future Amusement Park" -- which is a bit of a stretch
. Recruit is the same organization that showcased some unusual tech for restaurants a few years back
, and this time around it believes its VR demos and experiences exceed what we've seen before, coining the brave term; "Super VR". Unlike the virtual arcade we saw at Sundance
, the theme here was more about adding physical stimulus outside the headset: wind, water and, well, wings. Become a penguin
, (literally) swinging above the Tokyo skyline, and taking to a tiny soccer field with only one hand. Huh? Let's strap on some goggles and see.