There’s some weird and wild things showcasing at Bandai Namco’s VR ArcadeVR ZoneinShinjuku, Tokyo. To get a better look,Japan-based YouTube channelVJumpgoes hands-on withDragon Ball Z VR,giving usa peek into the 40,000 square feet, 2-floor VR arcade and showing just how awesome going Super Saiyan in VR can be.
In the video, Vjump starts out at a training sequence that allows between 2-4 players to experience it simultaneously. Led by Goku, the series’ protagonist, you then teleportto on an iconic, barren field where heexecutes aKamehameha, made more immersive by an open-hand custom device using Vive Trackers. That’s when the battle begins, and you’re positioned at different intervals, using your training mates as target practice.
Bandai Namco, veterans of the arcade gaming industry from days of yore, havefreshened up their image by opening dedicatedVR Arcades, complete with seated motion platforms andHTC Vivevirtual reality powered experiences.
Experience include big name Japanese franchises too, like Gundam,Nintendo’sMario Kart, andNeon GenesisEvangelion.
If you aren’t already wowed by the time you walk through the door, there’s something wrong.