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Students use VR to re-create Hiroshima bombing

Aug 9, 2018

Students use VR to re-create Hiroshima bombing

by Haruka Nuga

It's a sunny summer morning in the city of Hiroshima, with cicadas chirping in the trees. A lone plane flies high overhead. Then a flash of light, followed by a loud blast. Buildings flatten and smoke rises from crackling fires under a darkened sky. Over ...

Dragon Quest VR arcade to open in Shinjuku

/ Apr 25, 2018

Dragon Quest VR arcade to open in Shinjuku

by Kazuaki Nagata

Game-lovers can wield a sword, use magic and dive into the world of another megahit game series starting Friday at the VR Zone Shinjuku in Tokyo. Ahead of the launch of Dragon Quest VR, the arcade held a preview for media Wednesday with producers touting ...

Cafes offer students 'virtual' workday experiences

/ Apr 20, 2018

Cafes offer students 'virtual' workday experiences

Some cafes are offering college students simulated experiences of everyday life at work in a company, using virtual reality technology. The simulation takes the user through a day in the life of a company employee, moving beyond the explanations given at company information sessions. The content ...

Gaming is on a winning streak

| Dec 24, 2017

Gaming is on a winning streak

by Brian Ashcraft

The gods are back "Okami" is one of the most beautiful and imaginative games ever made. It first came out in 2006 on the PlayStation 2 and was dubbed the best game of that year. Over a decade later it is still wonderful. "Okami" is a ...