Users of virtual reality games have reported a host of troubling effects, including damage to their vision, disorientation, and even seizures. In addition to this, using VR carries a very real risk of injury. Players have suffered from broken bones, torn ligaments, and even electric shocks.
Why is VR terrible?
The games arent bad. Its just that virtual reality often has to reinvent the wheel. While using an odd button to crouch or attack may be cumbersome on consoles, the wrong decision in VR can make players physically ill, resulting in nausea, eyestrain, and other side-effects.
Does VR have a future?
Well have faster, lighter, more affordable VR technology. And advances in smartphone technology (such as better cameras and processors) will mean we can enjoy slicker AR and VR experiences on our phones. And with 5G wireless networks, well be able to enjoy them wherever we are in the world.
Can a 12 year old use VR?
Sony PlayStation VR: The VR headset is not for use by children under the age of 12. HTC Vive: HTC doesnt specify an age, but advises young children not to use the product.
Does VR have side effects?
2. Nausea. Some people who use VR headsets complain of dizziness and nausea. Its realistic simulated motions can affect a persons perception of time and space and can induce fatigue, nausea or wooziness.
What is the age limit for VR?
The minimum age limitation for VR gaming is 7+ but most of the headset manufacturers set the age limit according to their hardware. SONYs play station VR has restricted the age limit 12. Oculus Rift and Samsungs Gear VR rate it of 13+. Only HTC has no specific age restrictions but it also warns its use for children.