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Richie’s Plank Experience (PSVR)

Richie's Plank Experience (PSVR)

System: PSVR
Price at Time Of Review: £9.99
Comfort Rating: Red
Genre: Interactive Experience
Size: 826.8 MB
Best Playing Position: Standing
Multi-Player: No
Age Rating: 15+
VR Shop Score 1/100: 60

Description: You’re on a plank, 80 stories high. Knees shaky, palms sweaty. Do you dare make it to the end? Richie’s Plank lets you experience the thrill of doing the impossible. This is a short experience made for entertaining your friends and family. Hero Academy & Sky Brush Bonus Levels. Want to know what it feels like to be a super-hero? Here’s your chance. Players can race against the clock and acquire gold stars, extinguish fires and save the city, or unleash their creativity by writing in the sky. Richie’s Plank Experience was made to demonstrate virtual reality to friends and family. It’s a short experience which will cause big reactions – exhilaration, fear and laughter – it’s always surprising to see how each person reacts.

Review: If you want to prove that VR can sometimes feel terrifyingly real this is the app to put people into. Even if you don’t think you have a fear of heights this app will give it to you. It looks amazing, its a joy to watch people play and even features some mini-games to give the app a little bit of longevity. But sadly this app really shows off the limitations of the PSVR’s tracking with the camera and it does tend to break any immersion this experience gives you. If you really want to play this get the Oculus Quest version as it works much better. This is a good app, just best avoided on the PSVR.

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