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Aidusgun Review – VR Controller Gun

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If you enjoy playing FPS games, here’s a product you may want to try out. The Aidusgun is a VR game controller that allows you to aim and shoot with an air gun. Thus, making your gaming experience much more immersive, exciting, and fun. It is an active project that is seeking funding of $5,000 on Kickstarter. And as of writing, the Aidusgun is close to reaching its goal.

So what exactly is the Aidusgun, and how is it different from other FPS gun controllers? More importantly, is it worth giving a shot (pun intended)? To help you decide whether to back the product or not, here are some of the most important things you have to know about this device.  Don’t have time to read our whole Aidusgun review? You can click on any of the links below to skip to that section.

Overview

First Person Shooters are fantastic. However, over time, many of us start to feel like things are getting a little repetitious. This is why we get excited whenever there’s a new device that can change or improve the experience. For example, there’s VR HMDs, FPS controllers, monitor, gaming mouse, gaming headsets, mechanical keyboards, and many more.

But there’s nothing more realistic and immersive than having a gaming gun while playing.  Indeed, there is a big demand for gaming gun controllers today. There’s the 2021 Scar X that’s compatible with VR devices and PC SteamVR games such as Pavlov, OverKill VR, and others. There’s also the MagP90 Gun Controller for Xbox and PS4. However, compared to these two, the Aidusgun isn’t really a gun. It’s a device that you attach to your air gun to make it compatible with your FPS games.

Now since it’s a piece of equipment you add to an existing gun, you might think that it’s cheaper, right? Well, it’s not. The Aidusgun has a retail price of $322, which is just a little cheaper compared to the MagP90 (US$380). It is, however, more affordable than the 2021 Scar-X VR Gun, which is sold at US$499. That said, the Aidusgun is expensive – and it doesn’t even come with the gun. So why is it so pricey? Let’s find out below.

Aidus Gun

Features

Here are some of Aidusgun’s features that you have to know about:

Convenience

The Aidusgun is convenient and easy to use. You can simply attach it to the rails of your air gun without doing any modifications. So if you have an air gun lying around, you can easily use this device and immediately start playing.

On the other hand, if you don’t have an air gun, you might want to buy a gun controller that actually comes with a gun.  Now, why air gun, right? Well, because it can provide you a more realistic experience. It allows you to pull the trigger yourself and feel the recoil.

Thus, significantly enhancing your game. Furthermore, it is designed to fit both pistols and rifles. So you can use it no matter what type of weapon you have.  In line with convenience, the Aidusgun does not require WiFi. So you can use it anywhere you like. You simply have to install it and start shooting.

Versatile

You can use the Aidusgun in a variety of games, including VR, arcade, and PC games. It is also compatible with PCs, tablets, mobile phones, and VR headsets. However, if you’re looking for a gun controller for Xbox or Playstation, we suggest using MacP90 instead.

Technology

The Aidusgun allows you to make 180-360 degrees turns and make you look left or right quickly. This makes it perfect for FPS games where you need to act and move fast. Compared to dragging a mouse, this results in immersive gameplay since you can navigate your way more realistically.

Speaking of the mouse, you can use the Aidusgun as a PC mouse. Thus, you don’t have to worry about switching from the gun to the mouse while playing.  Furthermore, the Aidusgun’s aiming capability adds a sense of realism too. It doesn’t have delayed reactions, and it can quickly analyze when you change your aim. This is because the device can transmit 5ms units or 200 times per second of motion data when you are shooting.

Contents

When you order the Aidusgun, you can expect the device itself, a charging cable, USB dongle, and USB memory. The reason why it costs so much is because of the actual product and its Shooting Analyzer Program. This program, which is included in the USB memory, is designed to receive various analysis data to improve your shooting ability. This way, you can enhance your skills and increase your hit rate.

Adding to the total cost are two game contents included in the USB memory. Entitled “Zombie Halloween,” this is a game that’s designed to work with VR and PCs. Moreover, it is developed by Aidus, which is the same company that designed the Aidusgun.

Specs

Here are the specifications of the Aidusgun based on its Kickstarter campaign.

Dimensions 68 mm x 55 mm x 30 mm (2.7 in x 2.2 in x 1.2 in)
Colour Black
Item Weight 80g (0.17 lbs)
Connectivity WiFi Direct
Control Speed 5ms (200Hz)
Power / Port 5V DC / C-Type
Battery Life 7 Hours

 

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