At this year’s Tokyo Game Show, there is a VR experience in which players touch a mannequin set-up that uses capacitive sensors. The developers now say after a day on the TGS show floor, those sensors are busted.
The first business day of TGS, this was going on:
And in motion:
The point of the demo was for folks to interact with the character in the virtual space, with the mannequin making it possible to touch the character, causing her to react.
But earlier today, the developers announced that they were truly sorry because they discovered last night that the contraption was no longer working and that it wasn’t currently possible to use the touch sensors.
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