There's an official Resident Evil 7 4D candle for VR which definitely doesn't sound dangerous

I'm just going to say it right now, I can't imagine anything more dangerous than having a naked flame in the room when you're lost in VR. As someone who has banged her head on a coffee table/spilt tea, coffee and water and fallen over my sofa, I can attest to the fact that virtual reality is a dangerous place. Regardless, here's an official Resident Evil 7 candle to let you smell the horror. As if getting up close and personal with the Baker family in VR wasn't enough. 

From Numskull, the candle apparently "enhances the horrifying experience" with its scent which has been "specifically tailored for the game" and you can pick it up for £10/$14. An earlier report said that it smelled of blood but that is definitely false and there is not an artery scented candle on the market. Sorry, Hannibal, back to Ikea for you. 

So yes, 4D horror in candle form, and please, if it smells like something else is burning? It's probably you. Don't be this guy. 

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Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.