The power of VR to convey emotions


Alien: Isolation in VR is Beautiful and Terrifying

Alien: Isolation is Creative Assembly‘s stab at moving a beloved movie franchise into a compelling interactive experience. Early word on the title was that, unlike the execrable Aliens: Colonial Marines before it, Isolation was something a bit special. What’s more, at GDC earlier this year, Oculus proudly showed the triple-A title in a VR enabled version that terrified all who played it. Alien: Isolation was the virtual reality hit of the show and with good reason. Now You See it, Now You Don’t. But soon after GDC, and after some considerably positive press coverage of the game in VR guise, Creative Assembly pulled Oculus Rift support from the final version, disappointing just about every VR enthusiast and denying them one of the few blockbuster titles to rear its head for VR. ….[READ]


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