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The Death Star's Trenches, Through the Eyes of the Oculus Rift

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If you think about it, flight simulators, with their fully-realized cockpits and scenic locations, are a perfect fit for the Oculus Rift. So are space sims, for the same reason. Developer Boone Calhoun, realizing this, promptly went to work on an Oculus Rift demo of the Death Star trench run from Star Wars.

Here's one more video of the Trench Run demo in action. Great stuff. Any bets on how long a first-person lightsaber demo will take?

Trench Run [Boone Calhoun@YouTube, via RockPaperShotgun]

Trench Run Demo - Oculus Rift [reverendkjr@YouTube]

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