Stepping into fictional worlds

What we want from a virtual reality “Breaking Bad”

If you’ve ever wished to live out the high-octane shenanigans of Breaking Bad against a backdrop of its sumptuous cinematography, you’re in for a treat. Or at least, we’re hoping so. That’s what we imagine Gilligan’s new virtual reality team-up with Sony’s PlayStation to be like. Virtual reality is slowly moving towards the mainstream. It may still be too early to decide how that quest will turn out, but prominent actors, writers, and directors have begun embracing the platform as a method of storytelling. While mostly still in its embryonic stages, VR’s immersive and transportive qualities disregard the fourth wall entirely. ….[READ]