Murmurs of a sequel to the mind-numbingly boring game Desert Bus have been circulating since last year and now, it’s finally here, as reported by Ars Technica. Desert Bus VR is free to own for PC gamers and is very much like the original — a torturous, real-time drive from Tucson, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada — but in virtual reality. For the uninitiated, Desert Bus was originally released during the mid-’90s as a mini-game in the unreleased Sega CD game Penn Teller: Smoke Mirrors, but never saw a commercial launch. People only discovered it some years later when Penn Teller: Smoke Mirrors leaked online. In the game, you drive a bus from Tucson to Vegas… and that’s it. You can’t exceed 45 mph, you can’t pause the game, and because the bus’ alignment is slightly off, you have to keep your eyes on the road and constantly adjust. For eight hours. Read more here…

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