IBM Japan has announced Sword Art Online: The Beginning, a virtual reality project that aims to realize the world of the popular Sword Art Online light novel series.
Rather than use a controller, the game will be played by moving your body. Reki Kawahara, creator of the Sword Art Online series, calls it “completely different from any game experience so far.”
The project uses a a next-generation computing system called the “Cognitive System” that supports human decision-making, as well as “SoftLayer,” IBM’s high performance cloud system that produces the ambiance of a real world.
(Source: Gematsu )
This is the start of the future gaming technology! Maybe someday near the future, technology will evolve and we will be closer in imitating the NerveGear. Though, we don’t want to get stuck in the game like in Sword Art Online lol. A more advanced gaming experience is getting closer and closer and it develops and improves as time goes by.