The device straps onto your head and completely immerses you inside a video game. It also has motion sensors so you can look around as if you were really inside the world.
But it’s nearly impossible to explain. The Oculus Rift is one of those things you have to see to believe. Several Business Insider employees gave it a whirl last week, and we took them on a trip through the solar system, on a medieval roller coaster, and put them into a death-by-guillotine simulation.
Take a look at their awestruck reactions below: