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Yaw VR Is A Fully Functional VR Motion Simulator That Costs Just $890

If you are into VR gaming, especially VR games that involve driving or flying, well, this is the VR motion simulator you want in your life: Yaw VR Compact Portable Motion Simulator. Before you shy away and making excuses saying that you don’t have tens of thousands, or the space to accommodate one, you have know that you don’t have insanely rich or a massive house to own Yaw VR. As the product name implies, it is compact and portable, making it placement possible just about anywhere. However, what the product name didn’t tell is, it is probably the most affordable VR motion simulator we have seen thus far, costing as low as $890. Continue reading Yaw VR Is A Fully Functional VR Motion Simulator That Costs Just $890

ICAROS Is A Simulator That Combines Fitness With Gaming Via Virtual Reality

Until Wii came along, the idea of video gaming is akin to gluttony. Except in gaming, you don’t devour food, well, maybe not as much. Certainly, you won’t be jamming your guts with food beyond its capacity. In other words, you get no exercise, except for your fingers and that obviously, is very unhealthy and not desirable. But with the ICAROS, gaming becomes so much more. ICAROS is like a gaming simulator of sort, with virtual reality in the mix. Instead of letting your fingers do all the legwork, so to speak, ICAROS requires your entire body to work to play the game. Continue reading ICAROS Is A Simulator That Combines Fitness With Gaming Via Virtual Reality

This $25K DIY VR Racing Simulator Will Make You Want To Play Dirt Rally So Bad

Forget about driving simulators that cost hundreds of thousands. YouTuber by the handle of machkun1 has cobbled up together a $25K racing simulator that’s sure to blow the minds of driving simulator enthusiasts. What you see here is a R-craft motion simulator which comprises of a R-craft multi-axes motion simulator, SimXperience Accuforce pro (force feedback system for the steering wheel), HE pedals, and a realistic shift system that mimics an actual rally car made possible with SimworX sequential shifter and DSD handbrake type.3. Continue reading This $25K DIY VR Racing Simulator Will Make You Want To Play Dirt Rally So Bad

OptiShot2 Golf Simulator Lets You Hone Your Golf Skill in the Comfort of Your Home

Golf is a sport that demands constant practice if you want to be on top of the game. When we say ‘constant’, we do mean hitting the course or the range consistently, which is costly and not to mention the time spent traveling to and fro the club (unless you happen to stay next to your favorite golfing haunt). This is where OptiShot2 Golf Simulator can help. This briefcase-size rig works with Mac or Windows machine to let you practice your game with either real or foam balls, using your very own clubs. Any clubs. But make no mistake. This ain’t no kids play. This is a real deal golf simulator (read: not a game), an equivalent to a full-fledge Formula 1 simulator that will let you hone your skills rain or shine, day or night without dropping a dime for green fees. There is a side benefit too, like not needing to clean your clubs each game. Continue reading OptiShot2 Golf Simulator Lets You Hone Your Golf Skill in the Comfort of Your Home

You Won’t Believe This Ultra Realistic Flying Simulator Cockpit Is Actually Made From Cardboards

it is safe to say that a flight simulator cockpit is a dream for most avid flight sim players. i cannot imagine anyone who don’t, at one point or another, dream of acquiring or building one. however, the immense time and skills involved are guaranteed to be huge stumbling blocks and acquiring them requires some serious financial outlay. well, that was until Czech Republic-based outfit, Dogfight Boss, comes along and introduces to the world to what could very well be the world’s first full-scale cardboard jet fighter cockpit. yes. you heard that right. full-scale. jet fighter cockpit. cardboard. sounds like an unlikely combination, but reassure that’s what the Jet Fighter Cockpit is and made out of. with the clever use of ribbed construction, Dogfight Boss has managed to create a durable flying simulator cockpit that is lightweight and easy to put together. Continue reading You Won’t Believe This Ultra Realistic Flying Simulator Cockpit Is Actually Made From Cardboards

Full Size Formula Racing Car Simulator

Full Size Formula Racing Car Simulator
Full Size Formula Racing Car Simulator | £89,999.89 | www.fmcginternational.com

how much would pay for a life-size racing simulator? no wait. don’t answer that. actually we should rephrase that to ‘would you love to have a racing car simulator rig integrated into a life-size Formula 1 race car?’ that sounds better, doesn’t it? now that we got your attention, let’s settle in for some details of this Full Size Formula Racing Car Simulator built by FMCG International, a specialists in F1 event management who also happens to build life and half-size simulators for a living. the show car bits consist of a full size Formula 1 race car in your choice of silver, red or black Continue reading Full Size Formula Racing Car Simulator

Pinel & Pinel Arcade PS Trunk

Pinel & Pinel Arcade PS Trunk
Pinel & Pinel Arcade PS Trunk | US$90,000.00 | www.neimanmarcus.com

why put down your money for a racing-only simulator when you can get one arcade system that let you enjoy a range of console game genres spanning from first person shooter to racing game to karaoke sing-off? the Pinel & Pinel Arcade PS Trunk is the machine that will let you do all those. custom-made in the Pinel & Pinel Parisian workshop, this ultimate gaming rig is wrapped in calfskin in your choice of 51 colors and features nickeled and palladium massive brass hardware. features of this multi-genre gaming system setup includes a Playstation 3 gaming system Continue reading Pinel & Pinel Arcade PS Trunk

GO-GO Multifunctional Gaming Chair

OMGIGHO GO-GO Multifunctional Gaming Chair
GO-GO Multifunctional Gaming Chair | from US$399.00 | www.omgigho.com

the problem with most gaming chair is, it takes up precious usable space when not in use. of course, you will be happy where it is when you are using it but when you are not using it, this piece of hulking, space-devouring furniture simply becomes a hindrance in the living room. however, this won’t be the case if it can doubles as something else when you are not burning virtual tires which is exactly what the GO-GO Multifunctional Gaming Chair can do. honestly, we are completely sold by OMGIGHO’s (pronounced as ohm-GEE-go) concept because Continue reading GO-GO Multifunctional Gaming Chair

Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift VR Headset
Oculus Rift | from US$300.00 | oculusvr.com

while some gaming fans are savoring the advanced gaming simulators available to them in the form of race car or aircraft simulator rigs, there is a group of folks working hard to develop one that will make FPS fans happy. we are not talking about complex rigs like the one that appeared on the gadget show or the Novint XIO. in fact, it is not actually a simulator but a Virtual Reality Headset. we have heard about VR all our lives but sadly, none actually did make it or impress anyone at all. basically, they just don’t cut it as far as immersive experience is concerned. Continue reading Oculus Rift

Benny Drive 175-Degree Display Racing Simulator

Benny Drive 175-Degree Display Racing Simulator
Benny Drive 175-Degree Display | about US$114,000.00 | normandesign.se

let’s be honest: a home brew racing simulator is not even remotely close to the real deal simulator no matter how huge is your HDTV, though it is suffice for folks who has limited budget. however, if you have like six figures to splurge and a reasonable sized game room to spare, then this Benny Drive 175-Degree Display Racing Simulator is for you. it is obvious that this 160-inch curved display isn’t your regular TV, it is designed specifically for racing simulation. as big as it might look, its creator – a Swedish firm called Norman Design – said that the entire screen is portable. Continue reading Benny Drive 175-Degree Display Racing Simulator