Evangelion VR Puts You In The Pilot's Seat. Literally.

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Namco Bandai announced a new virtual reality experience called Evangelion VR: The Soul Seat

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According to Famitsu, the attraction will be at Namco Bandai’s VR Zone amusement center in Shinjuku this summer. 

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You wear the VR headset and sit in a pilot’s seat, which shakes and moves about. In the VR experience, after regular Eva pilots goes AWOL, you are roped into the fray and pilot in a battle against the Angels. 

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The press event Famitsu attended didn’t show off much of the actual game—nor did it show much shaking. 


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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azurianlight

I don’t just want the VR experience I want the complete package. I want my father to call me out the blue tell me to get into the VR machine and ignore me the entire time. Bonus points if he wears glasses and stares at the screen with his hands under his chin while watching.