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Minecraft on the Oculus Rift could be better

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It's the dream of millions of players around the world: to be fully immersed in Minecraft.

Nick Robinson got a chance to try a VR demo of the popular sandbox game at a recent Microsoft event. This version of Minecraft is essentially the Windows 10 Edition, adapted for the Oculus Rift headset.

There are two ways to play. The first is a virtual reality living room where you play Minecraft on a TV. When you turn your head, you can see the whole living room in VR. Basically the Inception of video games, right?

There's also a full-immersion mode. This is more in line with what you might expect from Minecraft in VR. Just your blocky self, gliding through the world. You explore. It's peaceful. Until you meet the giant spiders, holy crap, why did I forget there were giant spiders?

Nick keeps it together, and lives to talk things over with Ben Kuchera. Watch this video to see what it's like to play Minecraft on the Oculus, and find out why we're a little hesitant to say it's the best thing ever.

There's no word yet on when Minecraft for the Oculus Rift will be released.

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