- Yu Gi Oh! VR: a virtual reality game created by a fan
Originally published in the Japanese magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump between 1996 and 2004, it is from 2002 that the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! was broadcast in France in its animated version. Quickly, the work was a resounding success and allowed the eponymous card game to find a place in the playgrounds of France. Like Dragon Ball or Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! account among the phenomena of Japanese pop culture that have received a warm welcome in our regions.
Le manga and anime tell us the story of young Yûgi Muto, who inherits from his grandfather an object found during an excavation in Egypt: the Millennium puzzle. By managing to assemble this ancient puzzle, Yûgi frees the spirit of an ancient pharaoh who then comes to inhabit his body. A master of all types of games, the pharaoh lends Yûgi his powers and allows him to excel at the Magic & Wizard monster dueling card game.
Yu Gi Oh! VR: a virtual reality game created by a fan
Over the years, the manga and the card game have undergone a number of video game adaptations. However, until now, no VR Yu-Gi-Oh games were available. It is now done with , a competitive multiplayer game created by a fan and available now in version 0.0.1 on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows VR.
Unfortunately, this is not an official adaptation. This is the reason why it is not possible to download the game from Steam or Oculus Store. The title is only available for free download from the game's official Discord at this location.
Likewise, always with the aim of avoiding prosecution for copyright infringement, the creator of the game preferred to renounce the name ”Yu-Gi-Oh! VR ”and opt for” Duel Monsters VR “. Despite everything, we do find the creatures, the settings, the sounds and the characters of the original work. There is no only to hope that Konami, which owns the rights, does not get in the way of the project. Remember that there is also a Yu-Gi-Oh! in augmented reality created by a fan.