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Associate Editor at Game Informer Magazine, Kyle Hilliard, on The State Of VR Right Now
"What is the gaming industry and by that. I mostly mean developers. What what does the industry think about developing and just the market is it clearly a sliver compared to other things. But do they think like. It's maybe on the cusp of being something. That is interesting. Yeah so. I don't. I don't have numbers obviously but like so to get into my background and just in case your listeners. Don't really know me. I wrote for game informer magazine for eight years as there for a long time until i was we had like right when right when the oculus rift came out like we had an issue like vr issue. Right and we. I remember getting test kits into the office and playing early games and stuff like that and at that time we kind of went in with the mindset of like okay. Well this is like a new. This dobie xbox. They'll be nintendo and they'll be oculus that's kind of how we felt about it like it would just be this other competitive corner of video gaming and now all this time later which is a. We're going to maybe like four or five. Six years later feel like it has found its spot and like you said like beat sabre. Which is the fantastic i played. I almost literally played every day. I love beat sabre Has sold gangbusters There's like i think facebook released a blog that said something like thought they had five other. Vr titles at it sold a million copies which was cool. And so where we're at now is it's interesting because it's not what i thought it would be. Where would be like just as competitive as like the switch. You know what i mean. It would just be another platform that you know hardcore gamers like me would have in their home but it's increasingly kind of become this like weird separate thing that even non gamers are kind of getting into like i've i'm like i've heard of people have met people who aren't really big video gamers but they do have a headset. And they like vr because it does have kind of like what you were talking about earlier. It has practical applications beyond video games. You know you can kind of around the world and see things. I use it to work out like. That's my main exercise purpose lately as i tried to play oculus like at least once a day for thirty minutes played exercise games and beat because they're very movement centered so it's it's closer to like the mobile market. I feel like we're there's a lot of disparate things floating around that are trying to find their niche as opposed to like someone like me. Who's like i have an xbox series s x. I have a playstation five and i got my oculus rift like that's not super common. It's almost treated as like you know gamers like it but it's not like it's not it's more than a video game machine you know. It's like ninety percent of video game machine but like that ten percent is really lifting it up and people are finding that way. Well so this is gets into my sort of disappointment with what i what is out there. Obviously this would have been one of the times where. Vr should have had its breakthrough moment like a lot of things including video conferencing of had The pandemic times now. There are apps on their from companies. That are clearly the eight even says. It's like we'll use this to remote work with your teams and you can all meet in a space and you know whiteboard together and you know. Even you know sketch things and and in a three d. environment especially frano architects and things like that. I can see that but none of it's very good that i've sampled like i would think there'd be more of that. There's also there's also a handful of things that are like we'll watch a movie with your friends and you go into a virtual Sort of movie theater and by the way. All of the like netflix and and prime video they all have apps that essentially you can watch anything you want on a virtual big screen which is very nice for lying down in bed and stuff. But i'm wondering if like they missed a trick like there is nothing that was like a breakthrough during pandemic times for just being virtually with other people. Yeah right when the pandemic started. I remember i think it was fun. Mation was selling tickets to go. Watch a cure with an audience in oculus and i love cura is like one of my favorite movies and i like we are but even i was like i look at that mike. I want to do that like yeah. The resolution on the headset just isn't there like it's basically like shoving a like a switch. Well let me take them. It's better than a switch screen. It's like it's a higher resolution switch green but like it. Just can't look as good as your desktop for work or your four k tv in your living room. It's just it's like you have to accept that limitation in order to participate like i saw this Which i had never seen until today. Maybe because you are emailing me about vr. Google is like oh let's send this guy. vr ads but it was like it was like. Yeah what will like. Let's let's have a workspace. You can have as many monitors as you want and you can have a virtual keyboard. Obviously it'll be but there'll be a virtual keyboard and it's like that's a really interesting idea. But i'm not gonna take that resolution downgrade in visuals. I'm not going to be able to see that. Virtual computer monitor. As well as i can't if i'm just looking at my standard computer monitor and it's not worth that dive and
"kyle m hilliard" Discussed on Gaming Ride Home
"Hear all the games that came out today. Devil may cry. Three special edition is out today. For Nintendo switch among devil may cry fans. I think devil may cry. Three is generally considered the apex of the series. It certainly the hardest in that series devil may cry one and two both released for the switch in recent months but three is the one I think most were really holding out for the switch. Port of the game is the enhanced re-release that includes Dante's brother Virgil as a playable character and it has turbo mode. That speeds up the game by about twenty percent and there's also a number of other like little editions that are included in the special edition. The big addition however for the switch version of the game is the inclusion of a limited co op mode that will allow two players to take on the bloody palace together with one player as Dante and one as Virgil Double Dragon and Kunio Kun. Retro Brawler Bundle is also today four switch and playstation four. This is a collection of Double Dragon and Kunio Kun Games. The latter of which is a series. That never came to. North America and the title according to wikipedia anyway roughly translates to hot blood. Tough-guy Cuneo there are. Eighteen Games in total in the Bundle and eleven of those games have never been released. In North America. Feel free to go ahead and draft a message to me with a correction if I get this name wrong. Under night in birth E. X. E. Colon late and then brackets C. L. Hyphen are closed. Practice is out today which is a rerelease of under night in birth which is a visual novel. Fighting game from ARC system works the developer behind the guilty gear series and perhaps most notably Dragon Ball fighters e. It has gotten a handful of releases since its very first appearance in arcades in two thousand twelve but this is the first time it is on switch its also on. Ps four today as well persona five scramble is out in Japan today which is a dynasty warriors style game based on Persona Five. The game unfortunately does not have a North American release date the latest trailer for the game. Did this weird thing where it presented the persona five logo and was a big number two next to it. But then an S. S. for scramble flew in and knocked the two away. It's almost like he was teasing that this is kind of a sequel to persona five. Which wouldn't be out of character for atlas the Persona Four Music Rhythm Game Persona four dancing all night was basically a sequel to persona four and the fighting game arena and arena ultimate x featured. Some some light story picking up where some past persona games had left off. So if you want to see what's next for the persona five crew in terms of story you might just need to play persona five scramble. It's for the gaming ride home podcast today. Which as of this episode is now officially announced thing that is live on the Internet for everyone the previous episodes. I was kind of creating in a vacuum so that we can make sure that when the show truly launched there would be a backlog of episodes sitting in the queue to that. This wasn't just a one off thing. This is a daily thing I really appreciate. All the various tweets and everything from everyone says they plan on listening. Thank you so much and hey now that you're listening. You can give me your feedback. I want this show shift and grow and change so let me know what kind of stuff you want to hear about on a daily basis. You want to know game prices when I run down what came out today. Do you want full on game reviews? You'll free to tweet at me at Kyle m hilliard or you can send me A. Dm there my DM's are open. I E mail address for the show is Kyle at ride home dot info if you wanNA reach out to me there and if you just can't get enough of me. I am streaming metro prime a few times a week at twitch DOT TV Slash Kyle Impersonator. And you can also hear me participate in long form video game discussions over at Min Max Min. Max Two ends thanks to Brian. Mccullough and James is a Welsh for everything related to the show. And thanks to Joe Moore. Who made all the music for the gaming ride home? Podcast also said this yesterday too but apologies. If the audio sounds a little different than the first episodes. I'm traveling at the moment and not recording with my typical setup but I will be back in my little at home recording booth for the next episode. I will talk to you more about video games tomorrow. Which will include a whole bunch of new animal crossing details so before that?.