Review System: Oculus Rift CV1
Price at Time Of Review: Free
Comfort Rating: Green
Genre: Non-interactive Experience
Size: 931.71 MB
Controller System: Head Motion Only
Best Playing Position: Sitting
Multi Player: No
Beefeater XO VR
Intro: Have you ever thought what’s inside the mind of Dabiz Muñoz? Would you like to experience dreamlike from your seat? Immerse yourself into the Odyssey of Dabiz Muñoz with virtual reality.
Review: Right now, you are probably wondering who “David Muñoz” is. According to wiki he is a Spanish chef, who has earned three Michelin stars. After working in several restaurants in Madrid, Muñoz moved to London, where he worked in a number of Asian restaurants. So why do we have this 360 video experience about him? Well, the important part comes in 2007, Muñoz returned to Madrid, where he opened DiverXO, a restaurant serving fusion cuisine. Hence the weirdness.
The idea is you get to see the sights and sounds that inspired the Spanish chef throughout his life, a sort of trippy overview rather than a general life path. There are some mild nudity and an awful lot of weirdness, but it is mostly a non-interactive 360 video.
Verdict: Beefeater XO VR is certainly food for thought, but it’s not a full meal in any respect. Much like David Muñozs menu, it is a small snack of weirdness that leaves your eyes confused and your brain wondering what you just consumed. But as far as 360° video goes it is not bad quality at all. I’m just happy it is free and any payment would have been unwelcome.