We got a VR headset!
A new VR headset, which used to be called the Oculus Quest 2 but has just had its name changed to the Meta Quest 2 (we don't know why), makes its way into the Naked Gaming house. But is it as good as people say? We review the retro game with a modern twist Windjammers 2, and our reporter Alex Rhodes tries to become a car mechanic, with the help of Car Mechanic Simulator. It doesn't go well. Oh and if you're one of those people who Tweets out your Wordle score every day, then we've got a message for you. Stop! Also we look at why the game is so popular at the moment...
In this episode
04:47 - What is Wordle?
What is Wordle?
Dr Chris Headleand, head of game design technology at Staffordshire University
Chris Berrow speakds to Dr Chris Headleand - head of game design technology at Staffordshire University, asking why is Wordle so popular?
24:21 - Simulator of the Month: Car Mechanic Simulator
Simulator of the Month: Car Mechanic Simulator
Alex Rhodes, Naked Gaming Podcast
Alex Rhodes fails at becoming a car mechanic.
Gaming helps you learn
Video games sometimes get a bad rap, especially when it comes to how age-appropriate certain genres are for young children.
But new research from the University of Geneva suggests that there could be some unexpected benefits to playing video games. Tricia Smith from the Naked Scientists reports…