Gamers put on VR headsets and immerse themselves in other worlds. It may be fun, but it’s not without risk. Virtual reality does affect users’ mental states. Among the hazards are escapism and feelings of alienation.
Does a 3D virtual reality sculpture have just as much artistic value as a handmade clay sculpture? DW spoke to four international virtual reality artists about the art world's giant leap into the future.
The most important prize in the country's gaming industry, the German Computer Games Awards selects innovative games in 14 categories. This year's winners include "Huxley," "Assassin's Creed Origins" and "Townsmen VR."
A hospital in the Netherlands is using virtual reality to alleviate the symptoms of people who suffer from chronic pain. VR glasses have long been used to try to overcome trauma and phobias.
Saudi women who have fled to Germany to request asylum continue to live under threat from their families. DW spoke with four such women and human rights experts who suspect the Saudi Embassy's involvement.
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