JAPANESE GAMES CONSOLE MAKER Sony might be about to announce a 3D virtual reality headset for its upcoming PS4 console.
The firm has not confirmed this, at least not to us, but it is possible that it might be developing a 3D headset. It has its Move thing for arm waving fun, and there is a VR headset.
Sony could be preparing its own Oculus Rift device, according to the rumours at Eurogamer. The website has spoken to various unnamed sources who all seem very committed to the story.
They said that an announcement is due soon, most likely before the PS4 hits that shelves, and that a trial so far has seen gamers given the ability to peer around the inside of a car in Evolution Studios' PS4 racing game Driveclub.
It added that the headset was expected to be demoed at the Gamescom event in Germany last week, but that never happened.
The Oculus Rift, meanwhile, is on display and playable at Virgin Media's Gamespace event in London.
We understand that users of the head mounted display gadget are advised that motion sickness might result from using it for gaming.
Less likely to have an emetic effect is Cello Fortress, which can be described as Guitar Hero meets Parappa the Rapper. The game was shown off at the Gamespace this week.
It is very interesting, but also somewhat limited. You play as a tank and must combat a live cello playing opponent. We don't have one of those in our office.
Virgin Media is thrilled with it though, and is glad to have had it grace its space. "Unlike many games, Cello Fortress is as much fun to play as it is to watch. When playing you'll find yourself far too preoccupied evading cannon fire to appreciate the music, and when simply standing back and watching, you can work out what melodies and notes control what enemies," it said.
"It's easily one of the most social games you'll find at the Game Space." µ
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