A good use of VR (and the closely related ArtificialReality) is EricNylund's SignalToNoise which I recently read and enjoyed thoroughly. -- SunirShah
"A young boy puts a feather in his mouth..."
Also have a read of Vurt ISBN 0312141440 (alternate, search) by JeffNoon?. A vurtual [sic] world played as a game but which starts to leak into the real world. Psychedelic CyberPunk. -- PaulMillar
this is a great book! I loved it! -- BayleShanks