Virtual reality is on everyone’s lips in tech and film yet good nuggets of content is still buried deep. Lucky for you we’ve found the best experiences to try on your VR headset.
Vrse has curated a great selection of virtual reality short films, comedy, music videos and TV shows. We particularly liked their Sundance listings which give you a glimpse of what VR might become.
For Oculus Rift is P.O.L.L.E.N. The game is a first person mystery exploration game set on the Saturn’s moon, Titan. Pollen was dubbed one of the best (yet underrated) games on Oculus Rift.
Cardboard Crash is an interactive game designed to make you question the ethics of self driving cars. Set off on a seemingly joyous trip in a cardboard car with your cardboard companion and allow yourself to be forced to make uncomfortable decisions along the way. A lorry has overturned and is about to explode, there is an equal chance of your surviving by driving into it as as driving off a cliff, which do you choose?
Our first VR piece, 6×9 takes you to a virtual cell, telling a story of the psychological damage of extreme isolation. Right now, more than 80,000 people are in solitary confinement in the US. They spend 22-24 hours a day in their cells, with little to no human contact for days or even decades. We invite you into this world.
VRinOR shows the incredible work of a surgeon on his patient. The three-hour operation performed by Dr. Shafi Ahmed, the colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon of Barts Health NHS Trust working at The Royal London Hospital, was live streamed and is now available for anyone to watch.