Video Games And Virtual Reality

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Imagine if there was a way to immerse someone to another world that was once thought it was impossible to do due to limitations. A world where can play extracurricular activities such as tennis indoors without having the need to go outside and enjoy it. That is how virtual reality came to be. It is a computer-generated simulator that would show three-dimensional images or environments that can be interacted or be felt in some way for the individual. Back around the days during the time where video games were starting to become a dominant presence in the societal aspects of the world. It has brought a new age of entertainment that was never thought of and improvements have been done over time in how to get children more immersed in these games. This is where the idea of using virtual reality came to be as a way of using this for video games. The video games company Nintendo, then decided to make a new console that would bring in something that has never been combined before. Video games and virtual reality were starting to be brought into something that will bring children into a new experience. Nintendo created their first product that would bring virtual reality as a means of entertainment. This would be called the Virtual Boy. Little did Nintendo know that it would end up unquestionable be their “dirty little secret”. The Virtual Boy was released on July 21, 1995 in Japan and August 16, 1995 in North America. There was a commercial that included what the Virtual Boy could
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