The HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Morpheus - the three of them are taking gaming towards virtual reality enlightenment. With the Samsung Gear protecting the mobile VR vanguard, the industry is ready to be taken into a virtual world.
We’ve just been skydiving. Except, we haven’t; we’ve been lying on our chest, over a chair, looking down, with an Oculus Rift strapped to our head. “You’ve got to step over the edge,” Patrick O’Luanaigh tells us, he’s the CEO of nDreams (more on that later) and used to be creative director at Eidos Interactive, and head of external development at Codemasters. He’s watching us on-screen, not that we know that, of course, since we’re very much embroiled in this terrifying virtual experience.