Playstation VR Thread. Impressions, disapointments, expectations, Sink or swim?

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Sink or swim product?

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  1. Sonic Angel Knight
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    Well here it is, playstation vr, is here is available to purchase, but what does the public think? Sink or swim product?:toot:

    Is the next level of gaming here or not, needs more time in the oven, does is need anything more or less, ar you impressed or disappointed, met expectations... well you get the idea. I my self have not played it personally but i have watched some do it. While most of it was entertaining to see, is all i can say.

    Adding some humor to this, i see this is what you get when you take 2 nintendo failed inventions and ask sony to make it work right. (Power glove for NES and Virtual Boy) :rolleyes:

    Serious time, is a nice addtion to the system and is games, probably cause of the entertainment value it will bring with other people watching, although i hope it improves in terms of gameplay as it probably has shown some signs of working well. To make things clear, I am speaking from what i seen not done as i have not played it. (Such expensive stuff) So anyway i just wanna know what are your thoughts about it?:unsure:

    After observing this, all i can say it makes for entertaining videos of first impressions and nice way to play with friends, one thing i do hope is that is possible to play mulitplayer games on it as a personal screen much like some wii u games. That is one thing i really want. Personal HD screen, makes good for co-op games. One thing i doubt is that it would allow multiple vr systems at same time, just imagining assembly line of vr systems with like 4 or more players playing the game all on one console. Remember back in the past how we used to have multiplayer games with 4 players? You remember playing mario kart 64 or diddy kong racing or everyone's favorite... golden eye with 4 way split screen? now HD personal screens with one system? No system link like we do have now but something a bit further? That is what i hope for. :)

    Sure it may be expensive to own 4 vr systems just for friends to come over and play... no you don't need to do that. Just tell them to bring theirs... (You really would want to save your money) Sure is irrelevant with online games and local system link, but i mean is just a idea. You won't even need a tv to play, put 4 people in a empty big box room Kinda like In the portal testing faclilty, or fall out shelter, put the playstation vr on them and play, so funny to think about it but i'm serious. :P

    Well i spoke enough please let me hear some of your ideas. :D
     
  2. Zero72463

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    -snip- Idk what the hell I was thinking. I think VR is pretty nice and some cool games are actually coming out for it. :)
     
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  3. Anfroid

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    Does Playstation VR have porn games? Until it does I'll stick with my vive.
     
  4. Zero72463

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    There is porn for Oculus. So yeah there will eventually be for the VR. Although if you can only use official apps then hacks would have to do it.
     
  5. brigcaster

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    Aside from the high entry point, marketing for VR products is really difficult. On top of that, we are talking about a Sony peripheral. It will float for 12-24 months and slowly sink after that time period.
     
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  6. Kerbangman

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    I've bought it and sort of in two minds about it.
    It's good fun and an experience you really need to try out but the picture quality for me was a let done.
    It's just too fuzzy and a lower res than what I was expecting.

    It can be uncomfortable that's for sure.

    The Resident evil kitchen demo was a cracker though :)

    That I may hold out for.

    Drive club was good but felt the first nausea on this when the car spun.

    I can see VR progressing and staying in the gaming scene as its feels right.

    Just needs the frame rates upping plus the resolution.
     
  7. kumikochan

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    VR will be good when you can read some goddamn text and 4k per eye eliminating the screen door effect and the blurry image that is killing the immersion for me. Untill then it's better to hold out for newer devices and this is coming from someone who owns a oculus and a vive. VR ain't that amazing everybody claiming it to be.
    Is it good ? Yeah it is.
    Is it amazing ? No it ain't.
     
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    VR will be good when you can read some goddamn text and 4k per eye eliminating the screen door effect and the blurry image that is killing the immersion for me. Untill then it's better to hold out for newer devices and this is coming from someone who owns a oculus and a vive. VR ain't that amazing everybody claiming it to be.
    Is it good ? Yeah it is.
    Is it amazing ? No it ain't.
     
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    I dont know if I'm just wishing the playstation Pro is going to improve it.
     
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    (Small review of a sao game vr)Oh yeah. Slapping Asuna all night long. (End of review)
    I'm not really in this hype VR could be interesting to me to use for 3d manipulation, like blender. For games, only terror imersive games could catch my atention. Or minecraft. :v
     
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    If the likes of kinect and ps move fell short then I hold out no hope for this in its present incarnation. I have not played with the Sony one yet but by no account is it earth shatteringly better than the mediocrity already passing as a market.
     
  12. Sonic Angel Knight
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    Well just a prediction, but i hope this does not cause death rate to increase by %30 when resident evil 7 is out. :ninja:
     
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    24 years ago I wrote my degree dissertation on VR as a design tool for the future and that was based on the crap back then but, as an immersive technology, I was hooked so I purchased VR and from the immersion point of view, exploring the morgue in Batman or flying through space in Rez, its amazing but I am struggling with the resolution, blurry text and images and weird grain effect. Having followed the tech for nearly a quarter of a century, it was inevitable that I woukd bite :-)
     
  14. kumikochan

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    Yeah it has been stated many times you need 4k per eye to eliminate the effects you're talking about but fanboys seem to be delusional about not seeing these things you're talking about that is killing the immersion atleast for myself. I own both the Oculus and Vive wich have better resolutions then the psvr and still look blurry with unreadable text and still suffer from screendoor effect. Also that grainy image you're complaining about is screendoor effect. Led screens suffer most from it and is something you can only eliminate almost fully with 4k per eye wich the new headsets supposedly will support.
     
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    4K has nothing to do with removing the screen-door effect. Upping the resolution means absolutely nothing. You need smaller pixels. The pixels are getting blown up in the fresnal lens.
     
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    Lol and what are smaller pixels ? Smaller pixels means a much higher resolution since there are a lot more pixels jammed in 2 the same width and height increasing the clarity. It's even been stated by Vive itself that 4k screens will eliminate the screen door effect since they're already working on a new unit with 4k resolution meaning 2k per eye. Higher resolution means higher PPI, higher PPI means smaller pixels.
     
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    You can have higher PPI without higher resolution. While a 4K screen *may* have a higher PPI, you may also have lower resolution screens with high PPI. I had a 3K (QHD+) screen on my laptop and I could see the pixels up close.
     
  18. kumikochan

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    believe me 4k oled screens have increased PPI otherwise the people at Vive themselves wouldn't say 4k oled eliminates the screen door effect.
     
  19. Neptune

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    4K OLED @ 5" would be interesting.