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.

The Cheapest NBN 1000 Plans

Looking to bump up your internet connection and save a few bucks? Here are the cheapest plans available.

At Kotaku, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.


6 responses to “An Entirely New Way To Play Pokémon”