Re-imagining the Retro for VR gaming

VR gaming is here to stay, and it’s not likely to go away. Now if only developers can reimiagine some of the old games for this style of play!

Subroc 3D (Sega 1982)

This game, along with many others in this sub-genre of games (including Terminator), has opponents flying horizontally across the screen and missiles (or grenades) going for your face! On higher end VR systems, to move your head to dodge them versus trying to shoot them down (with a controller by point and aim) can make for some great fun. Two options exist with this game, to attack opponents by sea or in space.

Author: Ed Sum

I'm a freelance videographer and entertainment journalist (Absolute Underground Magazine, Two Hungry Blokes, and Otaku no Culture) with a wide range of interests. From archaeology to popular culture to paranormal studies, there's no stone unturned. Digging for the past and embracing "The Future" is my mantra.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: