VR as seen in ‘Pixel Theory- La Caja de Pandora’

I stumbled upon this gritty short film from 2013. It’s a future scenario where most of the population is plugged into fully immersive VR 24/7. They are all in there voluntarily and there is some life support system that can […]

Full Dive VR

VR as seen in ‘Full Dive’

“Full Dive: This Ultimate Next-Gen Full Dive RPG Is Even Shittier Than Real Life!” Yes, the title of this anime is ridiculous – as is a lot of its content. A VR RPG that is so realistic it makes for

Mania wearing newer style VR headset

VR as seen in ‘Kiss Me First’

This miniseries from 2018 was less an exercise in future speculation than it was an exploration of cyberbullying. There’s a suicide cult at the center of it all and a bunch of messy teenage relationships. They are all into a

Chloë Grace Moretz as Flynne Fisher using a VR headset. As seen in The Peripheral (2022)

VR as seen in “The Peripheral”

In this short lived 2022 sci-fi TV show, we get a picture of two types of VR. One traditional display-based headset in the year 2032 and the other a full dive VR headset sent from 2099. We don’t see much

Virtual Reality in Popular Fiction

I’m doing a blog series on VR/AR/XR in pop culture and sci-fi media. I plan to look at interesting points in their implementation; a futurist’s assay of these visions of the tech’s potential. It could include: hardware and software implementation,