'Desert Bus' to get a sequel for Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR
The notoriously monotonous prank mini-recreation Desert Bus is getting a digital actuality sequel, and it will almost definitely be simply as thoughts-numbingly unexciting. Simply how uninteresting is it, you ask? Properly, enjoying it means driving for eight hours straight on a plain street between Tucson, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada at a max velocity of forty five mph. In accordance with Polygon, Penn Jillette (of the Penn & Teller duo that created the sport) has revealed that he is engaged on “a brand new Desert Bus” throughout his weekly podcast. It’ll apparently be set in 1992 identical to the primary model and can “in all probability be for the [Oculus] Rift and for the PlayStation VR.”
Whereas the unique Desert Bus is usually considered one of many worst video games ever made, Jillette is not creating a sequel to torture individuals. He is engaged on it solely for charities. For years now, the Desert Bus for Hope group has been doing annual Desert Bus marathons and streaming them on-line to increase cash for Kid’s Play. Up to now, it has collected over $three.1 million for the charity’s recipients: youngsters in hospitals and home violence shelters. Jillette stated he is already collaborating with Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford (Half-Life, Coounter-Strike and Duke Nukem Perpetually), although the sport’s improvement might be nonetheless in its early levels.
[Picture credit score: Andrew Ferguson/Desert Bus for Hope/Flickr]