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Best Samsung Gear VR apps and games


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If you’re looking to sample some of the most slickly produced VR content available, Vrse has you covered. The company says its mission is to ‘tell extraordinary stories in virtual reality’, and has so far managed to live up to that aim.

The app brings together short documentaries and films made specifically for VR by director Chris Milk and technologist Aaron Koblin. It currently features work commissioned by The New York Times, Vice, and others. There’s also a collaboration with the UN which resulted in the short films ‘Clouds over Sidra’ and ‘Waves of Grace’ – both of which are worth checking out.

Also worth a look is the New York Times commissioned ‘Take Flight’, in which you start at ground level in NYC, only to be lifted high above the city into the clouds. It’s a surreal but strangely calming experience, and one which demonstrates the potential of VR film-making to create transporting experiences.