Designer creates first-person Legend of Zelda demo for Oculus Rift

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  1. Gahars
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    I'm sorry to note that the commentary in the video cannot be disabled. There will hopefully be some sort of workaround by the time the full version is released.

    Anyway, it looks like Nintendo finally got its Link to the VR market.

    If this sort of thing interests you, you might also want to check out the Zelda 2 FPS from a few years back. And hey, who knows what other classic titles might undergo the Oculus shift. Mario, Metroid, Ice Climbers, Duck Hunt - the skybox is the limit here!
     
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    Maybe one day I can break down and cry as I stare at Ridley in person :mellow:
     
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    looks pretty horrible to be honest. i can't see myself enjoying this...
     
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    Speaking as an Oculus Rift enthusiast.... that looks horrible :wtf:
     
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    Oculus Rift support for Metroid Prime or go home.
     
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    The guy playing the game has absolutely no idea what the eff he's doing :wtf:

    Interesting concept. Yeah, it does look like crap, but this could be awesome with some polishing.

    Somewhat relevant:
     
  7. Minox

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    I wouldn't go so far as to call it horrible, but it most certainly doesn't look very good.
     
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    Looks pretty crappy, doesn't look like something I could get into. It's an interesting concept at best really.
     
  9. Mario92

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    Oculus rift has pretty big restriction that it's only good with first person games and that doesn't mean you should convert some top down 2D game to first person just because of it.
    BTW gameplay shows that sprites are actually screwed with blurry upscale instead of 1:1 upscale you should use with pixelart. Also things like bushes are blocks instead of pixelated models. Then something like sky uses IRL image. This could actually look decent if it weren't so inconsistent :\

    Maybe if regular game control scheme is used and regular game is added to HUD or completely reworking game to work as first person perspective (including graphics) then maybe.
     
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    Still waiting for the NerveGear before I try VR.
     
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    Imagining pokemon with it.... No... Plz no...
    Addiction levels for,pokefans would go through the roof.
     
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    The enviroment doesn't look so bad, somebody who likes Minecraft probably would appreciat that more.
    But the character sprites........? Old game or not, he's remaking an old game for this time using technology that is supposed to make things emersive, an update/cleanup of the sprites would do the universe of good.
     
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    I asked for a Mario game first. That should be the first one made, not Zelda. :angry: But if they get this Zelda game working, then I hope you can just slash through creatures instead of strategically planning like you had to do in Skyward Sword. Has anyone else noticed this: Sony is releasing this head set and we're talking about Nintendo games? Isn't there something wrong with this?
    "Charizard, use Flamethrower!" VPI - Virtual Player Incineration. :D Or my favorite: "Pikachu, use Thunderbolt!" And then you could yell out Pikachu for extra damage. Boy, if they released this on the new Nintendo, I would definitely get it. I wonder how a Power Rangers game would play out... :unsure: maybe they would have a patch that would allow five friends to play instead of four*...

    *I suppose that's what the online multiplayer is for
     
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    Since when is Oculus Rift owned by Sony?
     
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    I think it looks awesome
     
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    And new LoZ game would look like Red Steel 2, which is better as a swordplay game, btw.
     
  18. calmwaters

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    Oh okay. It just sounded like that because it's coming as an exclusive to their system. Kind of like how Bayonetta 2 is coming to the U.
     
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    I wouldn't mind maybe a Super Mario 64 Demo for this.......or even better Super Mario Galaxy 3 :yayu: A man can Dream right?
     
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    Are you... are you having a giggle?

    Oculus Rift is not coming to any console. There's rumors that Sony is coming out with their own VR headset, but it is an entirely separate product.
     
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