Virus Popper Is An Educational VR Game About Personal Hygiene


Washing your palms is vital; so vital, actually, we’ve even received video games about it now. Virus Popper is a free instructional VR recreation about private hygiene that teaches gamers the worth of hand washing, social distancing, and the hazard of viral infections.

Virus Popper was created by a two-person improvement group as VR For Good undertaking, led by Alexander Clark and printed by Starcade Arcade. The sport will launch without cost on April ninth on the Oculus House Retailer, Steam, and Viveport.

At the beginning of the sport earlier than the motion begins, you’ve really received to clean your palms, nearly, within the recreation for at the least 20 seconds with cleaning soap. Through the recreation the aim is to defend your self from virus orbs flowing towards you by blasting them with cleansing spray, rest room brushes, mops, and extra.

Hopefully this can assist construct robust habits. Different novel implementations of private hygiene finest practices (and the COVID-19 pandemic) embody NPCs coughing into their elbows as a substitute of their palms or into the air, the robotic companion, Proxi, measuring distances to make sure aliens are at the least 6-ft aside, and rising the possibility of your character getting contaminated in case you ever contact your face.

There are additionally rolls of bathroom paper to stack, nevertheless it does completely nothing to assist. Effectively performed.

Though Virus Popper is positioned as an academic recreation it must be acknowledged that this isn’t formally endorsed by the CDC, WHO, or another official group as a way of correct schooling for hygiene and cleanliness to fight COVID-19. However, the core of it’s about washing palms and avoiding touching your face — each issues the CDC, WHO, and everybody else agree are sensible to do.

For extra on Virus Popper, try the sport’s Steam web page.