- Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman
detailed Project Morpheus today, sharing his experiences with PS4's Virtual Reality Prototype.
Below are all the details, to quote: Project Morpheus
is PlayStation's prototype virtual reality system for PS4, announced earlier this week at GDC.
Despite its pre-release status, Morpheus is a sleek, eye-catching piece of hardware that feels surprisingly comfy once strapped to your cranium.
This is partly due to a clever design that distributes most of the unit's weight to the top of your head, not the bridge of your nose or other delicate pressure points.
Properly seated, the unit sits snugly over your eyes but rests comfortably on your face. You peer through two separate lenses, which resolves into one immersive, high definition image that provides a convincing sense of depth.
I tried out two demos: EVE Valkyrie, a fast-paced arcade-style dogfighting simulation set in outer space, and The Deep, a face-to-face encounter with a prowling great white shark. Each of these demos was radically different, expressing radically different approaches to virtual reality gaming.
Of the two demos, EVE Valkyrie's...