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PSVR - how did it go down?

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Ours got an hours use xmas day, same Boxing Day and not at all since, so has been sold to cex for £365. My son was blown away by it at a demo event, but announced he didn't think he would use it enoug…
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1m, 3w agoPosted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Ours got an hours use xmas day, same Boxing Day and not at all since, so has been sold to cex for £365. My son was blown away by it at a demo event, but announced he didn't think he would use it enough with the current games available to justify the cost. Plus neither his Dad or myself could even complete a lap of Driveclub due to motion sickness.
How did you get on?
BobMass Avatar
1m, 3w agoPosted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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#1
no vr sickness for me, I'm keeping mine, glad the price of games has gotten reasonable.
#2
Virtual reality is still just a novelty at the moment. It's going to take a long time before it is a comfortable experience. My brain feels like it's going to explode after about 15 minutes.
#3
You.ll be able to buy it back for peanuts in 6 months time
#4
youve only had it 5 days lol

ive had mine since realease! i probalay spend 5 hours a week on it atm,

fantastic experience, loads of great little games to play - its all about the future with psvr!!

resident evil 7? in vr? yes please!

so what games did you buy and try, i assumed as you sold it within 5 days you must of played all the diffrent experiences you could of!
#5
whatyadoinsucka
You.ll be able to buy it back for peanuts in 6 months time

Source?

Cause isnt it still pretty much sold out everwhere?
#6
JohnnyRoller
Virtual reality is still just a novelty at the moment. It's going to take a long time before it is a comfortable experience. My brain feels like it's going to explode after about 15 minutes.

It is a comfortable experience, and yes its early days.

the potential for vr is insane, and not just from a gaming point of view!
#7
fattyuk
JohnnyRoller
Virtual reality is still just a novelty at the moment. It's going to take a long time before it is a comfortable experience. My brain feels like it's going to explode after about 15 minutes.
It is a comfortable experience, and yes its early days.
the potential for vr is insane, and not just from a gaming point of view!
The potential is always going to be huge. The same for any technology at the moment however it is definitely not a comfortable experience for the majority. There is a few people I know who can last maybe an hour at a time comfortably. It is way off its potential in my opinion as it stands. For the price tag it's an expensive novelty at the moment (again in my opinion).
#8
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
#9
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors- even the warnings on the manufacturers website (and presumably in the instructions ) ? Have to admit I don't .


Edited By: rogparki on Dec 29, 2016 20:52
#10
JohnnyRoller
fattyuk
JohnnyRoller
Virtual reality is still just a novelty at the moment. It's going to take a long time before it is a comfortable experience. My brain feels like it's going to explode after about 15 minutes.
It is a comfortable experience, and yes its early days.
the potential for vr is insane, and not just from a gaming point of view!
The potential is always going to be huge. The same for any technology at the moment however it is definitely not a comfortable experience for the majority. There is a few people I know who can last maybe an hour at a time comfortably. It is way off its potential in my opinion as it stands. For the price tag it's an expensive novelty at the moment (again in my opinion).


Yer i full agree with you, 1 of the reasons psvr is doing so well though is because of its cheap price point into vr.
#11
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO

Not you again, captain negative in the building.
#12
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors ? Have to admit I don't .


Really - so what? Age restrictions are subject to your own discretion and I decided they could use it - you can wrap your kids in cotton wool if that's your decision.
#13
ianyar1470
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors ? Have to admit I don't .
Really - so what? Age restrictions are subject to your own discretion and I decided they could use it - you can wrap your kids in cotton wool if that's your decision.

:)

dont worry ianyar1470 alot of people have complained about this rogparki always being negative and judgemental in threads.
#14
ianyar1470
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors ? Have to admit I don't .
Really - so what? Age restrictions are subject to your own discretion and I decided they could use it - you can wrap your kids in cotton wool if that's your decision.
I'm not a brain surgeon but it was their professional body that warned against developing brains being subjected to this form of VR . Don't believe me - Google it and make your own belated decision .
#15
fattyuk
ianyar1470
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors ? Have to admit I don't .
Really - so what? Age restrictions are subject to your own discretion and I decided they could use it - you can wrap your kids in cotton wool if that's your decision.
:)

dont worry ianyar1470 alot of people have complained about this rogparki always being negative and judgemental in threads.
And who are they ? Isn't it past your bedtime ?
#16
Thanks for the opinions. I think what my son missed most was having his mates to yawp at while playing a game. Maybe he will fare better next time around if some of his friends have also picked one up.
#17
rogparki
ianyar1470
rogparki
ianyar1470
I bought one for my 12 year old daughter for xmas - she felt a bit queasy after 20 mins on her first go but since then she has been fine. My other 8 year old daughter has played it regularly and has not had any sickness issues.
We all think its stunning (myself included) - it can only get better as more bigger software houses release games imo.
I recommend playing kids playing the cat and mouse game on playroom VR as mine love it.
Overall I think it's worth the money and glad I got it for her.
And there are numerous health warnings against kids under 12/14 using these oO I take it you know better than the health experts and doctors ? Have to admit I don't .
Really - so what? Age restrictions are subject to your own discretion and I decided they could use it - you can wrap your kids in cotton wool if that's your decision.
I'm not a brain surgeon but it was their professional body that warned against developing brains being subjected to this form of VR . Don't believe me - Google it and make your own belated decision .


Thanks for the warning but I did read before I bought it and made my decision. It's just companies covering themselves imo
#18
I would like to sleep with them on
#19
Each to their own ive given my kids a shot of vt but i wouldnt let them play it for prolonged periods as i think theyd get dizzy but theyre only wee
#20
I've been very impressed.
Batman was my fav although a little short, but OK for the price.
I found 'the Kitchen' demo as a great way show-off the PSVR to friends/family.

Overall, it's a great device, although expensive to get all the stuff you need, ie camera and Move controllers.
At the moment, it's the same as when a new console comes out, not that much to get stuck into.
I'm waiting for Resident Evil 7 as the main 'big' game for VR. After that, it will depend on if the support keeps up. That's what will decide if it makes it big or just a fad. The potential is definitely there though.
#21
I remember VR setups 20 years ago. Feeling ancient!
#22
I will wait for V2 to come out then buy V1 at cut price :|
#23
Just checked cex and cash buying price has dropped to £325 from yesterday's £365.
#24
Like a lead balloon.

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