“Sonic The Hedgehog” On Oculus Rift Is Surreal, Terrifying And Hilarious

I’m shuddering with fear and laughter. Presenting Sanic 06.

Sanic 06 is many things. It is an Oculus Rift demo built by an independent developer over six weeks as he taught himself the graphics engine Unity. It is a surreal nightmare out of Hieronymus Bosch. It is a fanfic wet dream. It is the hardest I’ve laughed at an internet video in quite some time.

But also, who am I to tell you what Sanic 06 is? Who would actually try to define Sanic 06? A monster. A sneak. A charlatan. Every human must judge Sanic 06 on their own terms. Really, you have to see it for yourself:

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