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Pixel Ripped 1995 is a VR love letter to gaming times gone by

Although my first experiences with video games revolved around 128k machines and their lovely, rattly cassette tapes, it’s the 16-bit era of gaming that I remember most fondly.

Late nights spent trying to sneak in a level or two of Super Probotector without my parents hearing. Four friends huddled around an Amiga playing Hired Guns. Trips to the shopping center where I’d stare longingly at the video game demos on display in the local branch of Dixons. These are all memories that came flooding back to me as I played through the first hour of Pixel Ripped 1995 for this week’s episode of Ian’s VR Corner.

You can watch me take a trip back to 1995 using the Oculus Rift S as some kind of makeshift time-travel device in the video below, where I give you my usual, nonsensical first impressions of the game.

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