Koei Tecmo Wave has achieved success in the past for its software — namely, its video games — but the company is moving more earnestly into hardware production with the new 'VR Sense' machine. The large arcade booth can run several different games, but what makes it stand out is the experience beyond those games themselves. That's because VR Sense is able to recreate in-game environments in the real world, adding effects like movement, smell, touch, wind, heat, cold, rain, and mist based on the events transpiring in the virtual universe.
There are currently three games available on VR Sense. 'GI Jockey Sense' recreates the feeling of racing thoroughbreds, complete with the sensation of wind and movement. 'Horror Sense' offers a terrifying haunted house thrill, with all the chills that that implies. Finally, the VR Sense booth offers a version of Koei Tecmo Wave's popular gladiatorial game, 'Dynamic Warrior.'
The 'VR Sense' Cabinet Recreates Environmental Effects in Virtual Reality
References: gamecity.ne.jp & engadget