There is a growing belief it can create an ability to have full-fledged, wide-angle experiences, and even relive cherished memories.Imagine if, at 100, you and your wife could relive your first date?
And Ba Doink also offers a free set of cardboard goggles to house a smartphone for viewing “virtual reality” videos.
Character movements are a bit inhuman, or worse, players are required to participate in goofy ways, like using a PS3's dual joysticks to unhook a virtual bra. The closer developers get to "virtual sex," the greater the risk of falling into the uncanny valley — our natural revulsion to the not-quite human.
(This divide is what makes "The Incredibles" more watchable than "Polar Express.") What will it take to bridge the valley?
Though Wo W and other gaming sites aren't designed specifically for making love connections, players have used them that way naturally.
Back in August, Huff Post Women spoke to couples who met through online gaming and formed real-life, long-term connections. It would be hard to put a count on the number of couples who meet on our world.
The first wave of VR is already on the horizon, too. Google (goog) has created a whole selection of cardboard VR viewers you can use with your cell phone.