clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Now you can play a virtual Game Boy inside the Oculus Rift

New, 21 comments

Yo, dawg. Here we go again.

Last week, we brought you the story of the two guys who sneaked an Oculus Rift into an amusement park so they could ride a roller coaster in real life while they did so in virtual reality. This week, someone's created an environment in which the Oculus Rift user stares at and plays a representation of a Nintendo Game Boy while seated in an easy chair in a virtual room.

In other words, you're doing something very easily accomplished in real life.

Shane O'Brien didn't create the emulator, nor did he create the Game Boy or Tetris. But you can download his ... experience? here and play it for yourself, assuming you have one of the headsets.

O'Brien says he can read the screen clearly. The only issue appears to be sound synchronization.

Game Boy on the Oculus Rift! Why, it's just like playing a real one ...?