Virtual reality has become a big thing as of late in gaming, and with the release of PlayStation VR Sony is bringing this technology to consoles in an affordable way. As a game designer who is always interested in new ways to engage the player, Kojima seems enthusiastic about the possibilities.
“20 years ago I made the tutorial called VR Mission in the game. Today VR that has a potential of the real tutorial(simulator)’s released. We are pretty much witnessing “Virtual Reality” becoming “Reality”.”
“Remember when you ride the bycicle for the 1st time. You must’ve experienced totally different new world from what you had felt before. Today’s VR is like such moment, the various dreams can be broaden only if you ride. Where should I go? Somewhere seaside? To the street with cherry blossom trees? Such fantasy would bring us the next joy.”