System: Valve Index & HTC Vive
Price at Time Of Review: £3.99
Comfort Rating: Green
Genre: Interactive Experience
Input: Tracked Motion Controllers
Best Playing Position: Standing or Sitting
Age Rating: PG
VR Shop Score 1/100: 80
Description: Blue Flame VR take you back in time to October 23, 1970 to Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah where the rocket-powered vehicle Blue Flame driven by Gary Gabelich set a new World Land Speed Record which lasted for more than a decade and became the first car in the history to achieve 1000km/h.
Blue Flame VR offers you the stroll through the authentic scenery of amazing Bonneville Salt Flats, allows you to admire the beautiful exterior of the rocket car and lets you look under the hood. You can sit next to the Gary Gabelich and enjoy the view directly from the cockpit. Thats all in VR with high res textures. For those interested more in this topic, read the story behind the Blue Flame, remind yourself some facts, explore the unique 3D model of the vehicle or have just fun by watching the Movie.
Review: For those who don’t know the ‘Blue Flame’ is a rocket-powered land speed racing vehicle that was driven by Gary Gabelich and achieved the world land speed record on Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah on October 23, 1970. The vehicle set the FIA world record for the flying mile at 622.407 mph (1,001.667 km/h) and the flying kilometre at 630.388 mph (1,014.511 km/h). This interactive experience aims to tell you all about the engineering miracle they managed to pull off as well as some story background about the reasons why people do this and some background on the driver of the car Gary Gabelich. Unless you have an interest in this sort of thing you won’t find much to do here, but for those of us who do enjoy it, this is a great little experience filled with details and dialogue to read.