Game at Sandbox VR lets you live out fantasy of being a hero in a zombie film

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It takes quite a bit to scare me, having been a seasoned gamer most of my life. But there was a moment of genuine fear that shot through me when a hooded, scythe-wielding zombie advanced slowly but menacingly towards me.

He was not real and I was in no immediate danger, but being in virtual reality (VR) adds a sense of realism and immersion to a game.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2018, with the headline 'Just like in a zombie movie'. Print Edition | Subscribe