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Three Bens In VR
25 minutes | Apr 9, 2015
Our three wishes for VR
If each Ben had one wish, just one wish, for VR ... what would it be? We also discuss the fear of being robbed while inside virtual reality. These are very serious topics, as the Bens are very serious people. Hosts: Ben Gilbert, Ben Lang, Ben Kuchera Music: A selection from the game Viral
23 minutes | Apr 2, 2015
How CCP is creating great VR apps ... with the Kinect?
The Bens discuss how EVE Online developer CPP Games is experimenting with Microsoft's Kinect to create some amazing VR apps. Hosts: Ben Kuchera, Ben Lang, Ben Gilbert Music: A selection from EVE Online
19 minutes | Mar 25, 2015
What's it like being a VR developer in Iceland?
Two of the three Bens go to Iceland to talk to Aldin Dynamics about virtual reality, best practices, and creating games and experiences far away from the rest of the development world. Hosts: Ben Lang, Ben Kuchera Guests: Hrafn Thorri Thorisson, Gunnar Stein Valgardsson Music: “Future (Remix)” by Kellee Maize
23 minutes | Mar 18, 2015
Virtual reality and the problem of aggressive isolation
The Bens discuss the problems of virtual reality when it comes to closing you off from life, and talk about the weirdest places they've ever used the technology. The bathroom is only the beginning. Hosts: Ben Gilbert, Ben Kuchera, Ben Lang Music: Sunken Temple, by Phil Johnson (Music from Lucky's Tale)
25 minutes | Mar 11, 2015
The HTC Vive: Best virtal reality hardware so far?
The Bens discuss the HTC Vive, the first piece of virtual reality hardware powered by Valve's SteamVR platform. Spoiler warning: It's amazing, and you'll want to start saving. Hosts: Ben Lang, Ben Gilbert and Ben Kuchera Music: Song by Phil Johnson (from the game Lucky's Tale)
22 minutes | Mar 2, 2015
From GDC! Valve and VR: This is going to get weird
The Three Bens, together at GDC? It must be time for new VR hardware? The Three Bens discuss Valve, Vive and ... swimming pools? Hosts: Ben Lang, Ben Gilbert and Ben Kuchera Music: Jeremy Soule (From The Gallery by Cloudhead Games)
24 minutes | Feb 25, 2015
PlayStation 4 VR is about to get real
It's time for Sony to get real about virtual reality. The latest version of Project Morpheus will be shown at GDC next week, and the Bens discuss everything from games to pricing. Hosts: Ben Kuchera, Ben Lang and Ben Gilbert Music: Broken|Perfect by Jake Kaufman, aka Virt (From "NUREN: The New Renaissance")
26 minutes | Feb 17, 2015
What's good and bad about games in VR
Virtual reality games aren't like other games, and developers are still working on the vocabulary of VR gaming. Ben, Ben and of course Ben discuss what makes a good VR game, and name some of their favorite experiences. Hosts: Ben Gilbert, Ben Lang and Ben Kuchera Music: Jake Kaufman, aka Virt (From the game Proton Pulse)
23 minutes | Feb 10, 2015
Is it time to buy a VR headset?
Ben, Ben and Ben discuss if this is the right time to buy, or if you're better off waiting for something a bit more consumer friendly. Hosts: Ben Kuchera, Ben Gilbert, Ben Lang Music: Phil Johnston - "Stellar" (From the game Radial-G)
22 minutes | Feb 3, 2015
Who wants to watch a movie in virtual reality?
The Three Bens discuss Oculus VR's move into animated films, and the challenges of creating a cinematic experience in virtual reality. A quick note: It's nearly impossible to eat popcorn with a Dev Kit 2 strapped to your face. Music for this episode: Darknet soundtrack Hosts: Ben Kuchera, Ben Lang, Ben Gilbert Producer: Ben Gilbert
60 minutes | Jan 27, 2015
Three Bens in VR
Hosts: Engadget senior editor Ben Gilbert, Polygon senior editor Ben Kuchera and RoadtoVR executive editor Ben Lang Music: Steve Combs - +32 (FMA) Producer: Jon Turi
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