An Entirely New Way To Play Pokémon

An Entirely New Way To Play Pokémon

Pokémon, in first person, played with an Oculus Rift plus a ‘virtual reality treadmill’ called the Virtuix Omni — which allows you to walk around naturally in a game. This is the future, folks.

This is probably the most ‘realistic’ way to play Pokémon, too — imagine running through tall grass when your entire party is almost wiped out, or walking through a dark, Zubat-filled cave? I’d play that.

And in case you’re curious… the game being played in the footage looks to be Pokémon 3D, a fan-made game that recreates Gold & Silver:

We’ve also seen the Omni used in other games, like Skyrim and Team Fortress 2.


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