‘Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot’, A Simulation of Piloting a Giant Robot for the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot is a virtual reality simulation created by Oculus VR, and developed by creative studio Reel FX, that puts users in the pilot seat of a “Jaeger” robot from the Pacific Rim film in order to fight a “Kaiju” using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Specifically, the simulation pits Gipsy Danger against Knifehead. The simulation is currently on the floor at San Diego Comic-Con 2014.

PACIFIC RIM: JAEGER PILOT is the next evolution of the thrilling universe Legendary is creating with director Guillermo del Toro. Created by the leading pioneers of virtual reality, Oculus VR, the attraction delivers a new benchmark in virtual reality experiences as fans will step into a fully-realized Jaeger Combat Simulator and experience what it feels like to pilot a 250-foot robot. Created with original film assets from Industrial Light & Magic and developed within Unreal Engine 4, Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot provides a thrilling first-person battle between Gipsy Danger and the kaiju codenamed Knifehead.

via Kyle Orland

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