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Star Wars: A New Hope Trench Run Recreated for Oculus Rift

Posted on September 24, 2013 AT 04:27am

Developer Boone Calhoun has recreated the trench run sequence from Star Wars: A New Hope using the Oculus Rift headset.

As you can see from the video below, users can look around the cockpit of the X-Wing–complete with R2-D2 in the back. The demo uses an Xbox 360 controller for input.

You can check it out below.

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