Virtual Reality Bumper Cars. Taking you to a Steampunk World
Immerse yourself in a Steampunk Themed world and battle robots and other players, in a battle of complete dominance.
Virtual Reality is taking the world by storm, being used in Architecture, medicine, sports, arts and entertainment with video games becoming the face of this new technology. Allowing players with an immersive experience, virtual reality allows the player to feel the video game all around them as they become the characters that they are playing. From Shooting games and bowling, there seems to be a Virtual Reality inspired game for fans of every genre. Now VR has turned its sites on Bumper Cars as the first ever bumper car themed VR game has made its way to the Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn theme park in Nuremburg, Germany. Available since Mid-April, the ride places players standard size bumper cars, where the players put on the VR headsets. Upon turn the Headset on, players are transported to a steampunk themed universe, where the standard cars, turn into personal steam engines to be used to battle their competitors and enemy robots. The scenery is designed with complete immersion in mind, as players have to navigate the terrain avoiding the cliffs and abysses that are present there.
The ride came into creation through a joint venture between Qualisys, HolodekVR and VR Coaster. As, reported by variety, this Steampunk themed bumper car ride is the first of its kind, with no word yet as to when we can expect such a ride in the U.S. With all of the support behind this type of entertainment, it shouldn’t be long until we get to experience our own steampunk inspired bumper car ride.