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The auditory-dependent virtual reality game “Zombie Audio”
The virtual reality game only using auditory sense without visual sight released.
It is the binaural sound horror game “Zombie Audio” that killing unexpected creatures depending on hearing instead of opening eyes.
As the game “Zombie Audio” is an auditory-dependent virtual reality game, users can have an astonishing experience that zombies are right next to them while playing it with closed eyes.
Considering the fact that almost every game these days is produced to use visual sight main sense, “Zombie audio” has differentiated competitiveness.
Anyone can experience the vivid virtual reality from hearing by using ear-phones(also by head-phones).
This became possible due to the binaural sound technology which is applied for the users to feel the realism by ear-phones.
Binaural effect is a word for the auditory related phenomenon that one could perceive the direction of the sound source accurately as the differentiation of time and phase generated while the sound source reaches both sides of the ears.
Binaural sound system is a sound treating system that changes the frequency band of the sound comes out from the ear-phones or head-phones to make the sound source seem to move inside the real space. Thus, it may be more evolved sound system compared to the stereo sound system which provides three-dimensional effect.
The game is about the story of the main character, who is visually impaired, surviving in the world occupied by zombies. As he survives depending only on hearing, users may play it with closed eyes and be part of the story themselves.
You can download this mobile game “Zombie Audio” on Google play store and iOS app store for free.
It has released in two different applications which are Korean story version and English story version.
Be all ears, be the virtual reality unfolded. Be fascinated by the unusual experience playing “Zombie Audio.”