105 minutes | Aug 27, 2013

OMGeek Podcast 7: Why Immersion Matters

We're up to episode 7 on the OMGeek Podcast and we're diving deep into that buzzword known as "immersion" today. Our friend Mitch Ellis joins the discussion and provides us with a developer's point of view as we tackle the various immersion-enhancing peripherals and technologies that we've seen over the years -- everything from the Oculus Rift to the Power Glove! Games discussed What We’re Playing: Plants vs. Zombies 2, DuckTales Remastered, The Last of Us, Heavy Rain, Payday 2 Stuff in this episode Hardcoregaming101.net: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 Steel Battalion Steel Battalion Heavy Armor (Kinect game) Sega Activator Virtual Boy Power Glove (The Wizard clip) Power Glove documentary project Power Glove (Cracked article) Hacking the new Kinect Wii Retrospective All about head-mounted displays TrackIR Oculus Rift Omni Virtusphere World of Warcraft and immersion
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