‘Echo Arena’ is the first VR game that made me forget I was real


Echo Arena is basically ultimate frisbee VR, and it completely consumed me at E3.

In a demo station at E3, I turn my head to watch a disc float by and activate my wrist jets to chase after it, weaving past floating obstacles and using my hands to guide me.

Reaching the disc, I grab it with my dominant hand and look up toward the diamond-shaped goal, about 30 feet away. With a flick, I launch the disc toward the open, glowing goal and nail it right in the middle, setting off sparks and a ripping guitar riff, earning my team three points.

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In my ear a teammate says, “Nice throw, Kellen!” Read more…

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