It’s just a matter of time before really good first-person shooter games take hold of the VR world. And when they do, we’re banking that therapists are going to notice a huge rise in PTSD. Why? Because judging from this footage of Onward, a Mil-Sim game currently available for Vive, close quarters combat, specifically knifing people, is going to cause a ton of psychological problems.
Check out the difference between killing someone from a distance versus having to pull out your knife to get up close.
“Guns for show, knives for a pro?” Yeah, not in this case.
Until today, I’d never heard of Onward, but I have to say that this is one of the few Vive games that gets my blood flowing downstairs. It’s still very much in early access mode on Steam, but these are the kinds of adult games that will get the market’s attention.