VR mods convey the NES traditional to life in VR on Meta Quest 2 headsets.

It’s no exaggeration to say that The Legend of Zelda redefined video video games when it launched on the Nintendo Leisure System (NES) again in February 1986. The traditional action-adventure recreation featured a novel mixture of fight, puzzle-solving, and exploration, providing a refreshing change of tempo from the mountain of arcade-style video games out there on the time.

Now, because of the efforts of an unbiased creator going by the identify of Sugary Noe, the legendary online game is coming to VR. First reported by Nintendo Life, the unofficial VR remake is powered by a handful of various mods. The Legend of DOOM is an present mod that recreates The Legend of Zelda in 3D utilizing the unique DOOM engine. Sugary Noe then used the QuestZDoom launcher to convey the sport to life in VR on Meta Quest 2.

Within the video supplied above, you possibly can watch as Sugary Noe navigates the very first part of the sport. Alongside the way in which, they battle waves of enemies utilizing a sword and defend. Based mostly on the footage, the mission seems to function help for movement controls, free locomotion, and 6DoF (levels of freedom).

Personally, I’d love the prospect to revisit this iconic title in VR. Watching Octoroks seem instantly from behind bushes appears to be like oddly terrifying in first-person. I’d additionally have an interest to see how the movement controls work; hurling projectiles at enemies with the flick of your sword sounds extremely satisfying.

For extra info on the mission take a look at Sugary Noe’s Twitter. These can obtain the QuestZDoom launcher to play traditional FPS video games like DOOM and Wolfenstein 3D in VR on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Professional headsets.

Picture Credit score: Sugary Noe