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    News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Envelopes gamers in a 180-degree panoramic projection screen and surround sound.
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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    I played on one of these games a few month back also by Namco Bandai, it is a fighter plane with scenarios taken from Ace Combat Assault Horizon.

    I can honestly say it was truly amazing but can be a little disorientating giving you motion sickness.

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Quote Originally Posted by Ferral View Post
    I played on one of these games a few month back also by Namco Bandai, it is a fighter plane with scenarios taken from Ace Combat Assault Horizon.

    I can honestly say it was truly amazing but can be a little disorientating giving you motion sickness.
    I still want one.... May have to sell a lung....

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Looks like the same hardware that runs a few Gundam arcade games too. I wonder if they've kept the card system (which allows you to carry around a common 'profile' between machines)?

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Wow, I don't recall the last time an arcade game news being reported on an western tech site. Arcades are still immensely popular in Japan, and you can find anyone from school kids to men and suits frequenting those places in Tokyo, but I really feel like they are a dying breed in most countries.

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Quote Originally Posted by edzieba View Post
    Looks like the same hardware that runs a few Gundam arcade games too. I wonder if they've kept the card system (which allows you to carry around a common 'profile' between machines)?
    I still have mine from when I went to Japan five years ago! I agree, the pods do look very similar.

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Looks amazing!It's definitely a better experience that sitting on your sofa and gaming from miles away

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    I bet it's a tenner a go
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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Shut up and take my money!

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    Re: News - Bandai Namco reveals Star Wars: Battle Pod VR arcade machine

    Amusingly, this could be run on a PC with Oculus and a rumble seat (ok not the speeder parts with "wind blowing in your face" but... )

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