Ever since I can remember, I have had a basketball in my hands. I dribble like there is no tomorrow, shoot for the stars, and can move like the wind. The ones I play against are no longer a challenge. I need that competitive edge. I hear the next level of competition is not that far from here. But once I step onto that court, something happens, something overcomes me. These players don't know who they are up against. I… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
In da Hoop!, the game based on pure basketball shot sensation that allowed not only for you to use Touch controllers for both the Quest and Quest 2, but also hand-tracking where you can shoot against the clock as well trying to get your name as close to the top of the leaderboards. Well, it looks like developer, Realcast has decided to rebrand the game to Just Hoops. Besides the rebranding, there is also a pretty big update to the… Read more.
As we go from Summer to Fall with the weather changing, the holidays fast approaching, and the new adventures becoming fond memories, there is one thing that we can all still do regardless of the weather and that is shooting some hoops. Whether you are in your room, garage, or in the middle of a freak snowstorm, you can shoot some hoops with your favorite PCVR headset and Oculus Quest/Quest 2 (well, better not use your VR headset in a… Read more.
Have you ever gone to an arcade to see what the variety of games there is to play? You have the arcade games, the crane ones where you try to win prizes, Skee Ball, and even Pinball. Any time I have gone I always try and play a mix of all the different types of games that are available. Usually, I give Pinball and Skee Ball a second or third attempt until I see the Basketball one. The one where… Read more.
You can see that shot replay in your head over and over. You can see the ball going in only to hear the silence of the crowd as the ball hits the rim only to miss. That was supposed to be your moment. It was supposed to be the shot the changed your life and propelled you into the star that you were distended to become. But at that moment you choked, you could not handle the pressure. It really… Read more.
Look, we get it. The pandemic, the staying at home, the need for that social interaction. Trust us, we get it. But there is a way for you to get out, play some basketball with others, and have that void filled...just virtually. But before you go in and think like your Michael Jordan, you will want to practice your shooting, your passing, and dunking before playing on line with up to 8 others. But you will need to work together… Read more.