5 realistic VR experiences that tricked our senses, from flying dinosaurs to walking on the moon
- Business Insider has tried out a range of cutting edge virtual reality experiences.
- We've experienced everything from virtual slides above London's skyline to simulations that let you walk on the moon.
- These are some of our favourite VR experiences.
Virtual reality is becoming increasingly realistic, and we've tried out some cutting edge VR tech. Here are our favourite VR experiences so far:
The Slide Experience at The View from The Shard: This experience sees you strapped into a moving chair as you travel down an imaginary slide at 100 mph. The slide starts in the Skydeck of The Shard, Europe's tallest building, sending you hurtling down a slide high above London's skyline.Moon walking at the Mobile World Congress: This VR simulation lets you walk on the moon. You're strapped into a harness and free to explore, the harness adjusts to your weight in real time simulating the moon's low gravity.
Hospital Escape Terror: This horror game is created by Capcom, you play a character attempting to escape a virtual horror hospital. You control your characters wheelchair with a joystick and you light the way as you try to escape. You can even play the game with a friend.
Flying Dino: This experience was part of the Samsung VR booth at the Mobile World Congress. It lets you take control of a flying dinosaur as you glide and flip through the air. You're strapped to a fully rotating chair which makes the experience even more realistic.
Snowboarding with Samsung Gear VR: This snowboarding simulation lets you race down a mountain. The snowboard you're standing on matches the movements on screen letting you really feel like you're in the action.
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