Here Comes the Virtual Reality Porn for the Oculus Rift

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Here Comes the Virtual Reality Porn for the Oculus Rift

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The makers of these "erotic encounters" are looking for a few good men ... or women.

If you look at some of the biggest jumps in technology over the last few decades, it's possible to argue the pornography industry played a larger role in shaping our world than most people would feel comfortable acknowledging. Porn embraced the VHS videotape format, and so Sony's betamax went the way of the dodo. When the internet was new, porn was the first industry to provide safe credit card transactions over the web. The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift made quite an impression with its Kickstarter campaign this year, but a small startup called Sinful Robot recently formed to create "highly-immersive, adult virtual reality experiences" might be what pushes virtual reality onto the masses.

Sinful Robot aims to fill the niche no one knew existed. "We [will] develop virtual reality adult encounters for the Oculus Rift VR headset and other similar technologies," states the company's website, adorned by the saucy logo and a busty spokesmodel.

To accomplish its goals, Sinful Robot will need help. Perhaps that's where you come in, if you have any 3d artistic chops. Sinful Robot is looking for character artists, animators and programmers to join the cofounders Jeroen Van den Bosch and Kiran Sidhu. Van den Bosch has some experience building applications for websites like PokerStars, and Sidhu is the businessman.

They could certainly use help punching up their copy. " we locate you in the center of the action, the ecstatic epicenter of play," the website reads. Hmm, not really selling me.

The question remains: Will virtual reality pornography be a satisfying mashup between Japanese dating sims and hot, sweet porn action? Will it be popular enough to sell Oculus Rift headsets to the masses?

Or will the uncanny valley of 3D models jiggling be as enticing as it sounds? Read: not at all.

Source: Sinful Robot

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What a titillating use of the Oculus. But will it support the Leap?

It was bound to happen.

Attach some sort of vibrating fleshlight that's controlled by the porn and nobody needs women any more. At least, that's what they'll want you to believe.

Isn't it going to be kind of weird when you're banging a chick but all the moaning voices are made by a dude?
I just gave myself the most horrible mental breakdown ever -.-

The only thing I'm surprised about is that it took them until now to suggest porn for it.

Scars Unseen:
What a titillating use of the Oculus. But will it support the Leap?

Indeed I think it will. I foresee tremendous growth for the Oculus rift in the near future. In fact they could get a big load in sales from this.

I wonder if they'll have realistic jiggle physics, unlike that other virtual porn franchise.

When technology advances, Porn is one of the industries right behind it. . . just don't bend over.

The Artificially Prolonged:
The only thing I'm surprised about is that it took them until now to suggest porn for it.

Scars Unseen:
What a titillating use of the Oculus. But will it support the Leap?

Indeed I think it will. I foresee tremendous growth for the Oculus rift in the near future. In fact they could get a big load in sales from this.

I just hope that they don't try to connect this to the Kinnect. then you might be reaching for a boob, but accidentally poke out her eye, and it is Junior Prom all over again.

Guffe:
Isn't it going to be kind of weird when you're banging a chick but all the moaning voices are made by a dude?
I just gave myself the most horrible mental breakdown ever -.-

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You know, I'm sure I had some sort of insightful or hilarious comment to make before I saw this comment, but now I have I think my mind just went "NOPE!" and got itself the hell out.

Anyway it was almost inevitable that something like this was going to happen.

Great.
Just Great.

Mom:"All you do in games is kill people!"
Kid:"THAT IS NOT ALL I DO!"
Mom:"OH what else then?"
Kid:"Well....sometimes you fuck em"

Ah well Porn is everywhere else I guess it was going to come to gaming eventually.

gardian06:

The Artificially Prolonged:
The only thing I'm surprised about is that it took them until now to suggest porn for it.

Scars Unseen:
What a titillating use of the Oculus. But will it support the Leap?

Indeed I think it will. I foresee tremendous growth for the Oculus rift in the near future. In fact they could get a big load in sales from this.

I just hope that they don't try to connect this to the Kinnect. then you might be reaching for a boob, but accidentally poke out her eye, and it is Junior Prom all over again.

Well I hope they don't do that. Having someone walk in on you is going to be a lot harder to explain when you add in the kinect on top of the Oculus and porn.

Plus I don't think most of the users will have their hands free to use kinect functions anyway :P

tmande2nd:

Ah well Porn is everywhere else I guess it was going to come to gaming eventually.

Whomever figures out how to make good VR porn is going to have serious problems avoiding being buried beneath all the cash thrown his way.

The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

No, just no. Porn is fine as a visual medium, but virtual reality will never be able to compare to the real thing, and the harder they try the less appealing it seems to me. If you're that desperate for a realistic experience then just go and get laid for God's sake. We don't need any more excuses to become a species of anti-social shut in's.

Greg Tito:
Here Comes the Virtual Reality Porn for the Oculus Rift

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Or will the uncanny valley of 3D models jiggling be as enticing as it sounds? Read: not at all.

Source: Sinful Robot

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why do you say read: not at all. Are you saying that you have no interest or that others would not?

tmande2nd:
Great.
Just Great.

Mom:"All you do in games is kill people!"
Kid:"THAT IS NOT ALL I DO!"
Mom:"OH what else then?"
Kid:"Well....sometimes you fuck em"

Ah well Porn is everywhere else I guess it was going to come to gaming eventually.

Well people have been wanting games more about love and less about war, looks like they got their wish!

...kinda...

there is nothing sexier than a sudden change of voice to be able to voice words not included in the mainframes library on a sexy girl.

tmande2nd:
Great.
Just Great.

Mom:"All you do in games is kill people!"
Kid:"THAT IS NOT ALL I DO!"
Mom:"OH what else then?"
Kid:"Well....sometimes you fuck em"

Ah well Porn is everywhere else I guess it was going to come to gaming eventually.

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These awful 3d porn renders sometimes show up in my Usenet dumps or 4chan threads - they're all hideously bad. You can tell they've been working on realistic textures and more polys, but that just makes it worse. You'd have to be pretty f@#$ing (har) desperate to pretend you're porking those dead fish.

Grand Theft Auto 6--now you can really feel it when you GTA that hooker!

Yeah, that's all I got.

Alright motherfuckers. This is how it goes. You provide me with a virtual Scarlett Johansson, and I'll buy whatever you're selling until the end of time.

NinjaDeathSlap:
The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

No, just no. Porn is fine as a visual medium, but virtual reality will never be able to compare to the real thing, and the harder they try the less appealing it seems to me. If you're that desperate for a realistic experience then just go and get laid for God's sake. We don't need any more excuses to become a species of anti-social shut in's.

right, that's why hentai is such a niche thi-oh wait...

http://www.geekosystem.com/women-dating-simulators/

to be honest I don't mind it, it will hopefully keep accident pregnancy rates down and keeps peoples sex drive in check (a guy who hasn't shot some baby gravy in a while is going to be a lot more on edge than the guy who does it on a normal basis)

plus, no one ever said you can't have both :D

rbstewart7263:

Greg Tito:
Here Comes the Virtual Reality Porn for the Oculus Rift

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Or will the uncanny valley of 3D models jiggling be as enticing as it sounds? Read: not at all.

Source: Sinful Robot

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why do you say read: not at all. Are you saying that you have no interest or that others would not?

It's one of those things where you either you like it or you hate it. I'm not sure exactly what the percent would be either why, but while I'm certainly not for it I do know it will have it's niche.

I suspect there is an age gap distinction here as well, it's just a guess but I would think that exposure to this sort of thing at a younger age during your developmental adolescent years greatly increases the likely hood of someone being being in to it. Of course countering this is the fact that kids can just as easily get real porn these days too.

The insistence on drawing each of those images partly in mesh makes it look oddly like they're marketing towards amputee porn lovers only. Which I'm pretty sure wasn't the intention, y'know?

EDIT: Or they're marketing magical limb regeneration, which would be pretty damn amazing. Especially for a porn company.

my thought is a bit more odd then all of yours will you be able to customize the woman can she be a cat girl a rabbit girl a etc will they all have big breasts or can you change that how much will this cost etcetcetc. i think this is perhaps a interesting idea and will love to see were it goes.

NOOOOOOOO I can't find a clip of Lister from Red Dwarf having sex in a total-immersion video game or one with Rimmer's great line "you're like a dog missing its masters leg"

I <3 porn! Unfortunately the free internet porn has spoiled me terribly, so I cant see me paying (much) for this. Still pretty damn cool all the same, and it always makes me laugh to see new leaps and bounds in the masturbatory technology.

NinjaDeathSlap:
The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

No, just no. Porn is fine as a visual medium, but virtual reality will never be able to compare to the real thing, and the harder they try the less appealing it seems to me. If you're that desperate for a realistic experience then just go and get laid for God's sake. We don't need any more excuses to become a species of anti-social shut in's.

NinjaDeathSlap:
The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

No, just no. Porn is fine as a visual medium, but virtual reality will never be able to compare to the real thing, and the harder they try the less appealing it seems to me. If you're that desperate for a realistic experience then just go and get laid for God's sake. We don't need any more excuses to become a species of anti-social shut in's.

It's not trying to replace actual sex. It's just trying to be better porn. What's wrong with that? I feel porn and real sex can coexist peacefully. At least it does in my life.

Wave of the future, Dude! 100% Electronic!

Surprised no one has picked up the fatal flaw with this... Given that the target market for this is going to be teenage boys who live at home, what happens when their Mum walks in? Won't hear her coming up the stairs, see the door opening...

If this takes off I'm going to start selling some kind of alarm system.

I don't like admitting it but... I'd use that technology, even if only to say I did... But yeah, I'ma get me some of that... well, when I live on my own, that is... I hope the ladies are customizable... Mmm, virtual Milla Jovovich...

I find it amusing how many people are obviously lying about their interest. Kinda like how almost no one admits they watch porn yet it makes billions of dollars a year. Someone's buying and watching the stuff, and it's not just the 13yr olds.

Honestly, I am not surprised that this is happening. There should be a new rule of the internet: If it is capable of producing images there WILL be porn on it. No exceptions

NinjaDeathSlap:
The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

No, just no. Porn is fine as a visual medium, but virtual reality will never be able to compare to the real thing, and the harder they try the less appealing it seems to me. If you're that desperate for a realistic experience then just go and get laid for God's sake. We don't need any more excuses to become a species of anti-social shut in's.

over population...

wait
wait a minute
SEND THIS TO CHINA AND INDIA

do it now, we can solve over population
just send it over

It's like porn... but even more fake!

I'll admit it though, Sinful Robot is a great name. If the virtual sex dolls thing fails they can at least start a techno band.

NinjaDeathSlap:
The dead eyes. Oh God, the dead eyes!

They always are. I noticed the same sort of problem in a LOUD banner ad I saw for a Russian thing called "Love City" or something. Hold on, I actually saved a link to their promo video that was running in the ad.

Here we go! Dead eyes and the bestest song ever. (Pretty SFW, unless they're really prudish. Also, turn down your speakers a bit.)

I love it! Can't wait.

The only problem I foresee is like what's going on in Japan right now - no one is interested in making babies anymore and it's becoming a nation of old farts. Their problems are rooted more in cultural retardation than too much porn though, so who knows if there'd be a similar effect elsewhere.

But yeah, I'm all for giving this a go. I don't know how interested I'd be compared to regular porn of actual people, but it's a good first step.

... do you remember in the 90's where video games experimented with full motion video? Like the Sega CD, and Panasonic 3DO? It would be interesting to see that approach here, replacing the 3D girls with ultra high-res 3D video of REAL women. It wouldn't be as interactive, but it'd at least LOOK a hell of a lot better.

The biggest problem is that they can't actually touch me. So the pic up there of her touching my face? Not gonna feel it. Immersion ruined.

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