When you hear music, what do you really hear? Is it the words, maybe you are hearing the instruments, or maybe it's the part that really gets you into the song? Rhythm and music have always been a part of each other. But what happens when you add a new element to the mix? But does developer Jaw Drop Games and publisher Raw Fury Will it add to the atmosphere or distract you from it? Let's find out with Gun… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
What would you do if you were stuck in the woods and found a cabin? Would you see if anyone was home? Maybe you would try to keep searching until you knew where you were. But what would you do if there were zombies? Would you try and barricade yourself in the cabin and try to survive as long as possible? From everything we know, we think we might be prepared like nothing other. That is until we were actually… Read more.
I knew fighting zombies would be something I would have to do, I just wasn't expecting to now to be the time. Yes, I was hiding in the panic room and may have not had the best of impressions by the ones that found me, but with those things out there, any additional bodies would be of help. They gave me the courage, well, sort of, and trained me to the best of their abilities. They also gave me words… Read more.
Life can sometimes get in the way of work, family, and just the overall time of the day. We all get distracted with everyday things without taking the time out for ourselves. But if we don't take the time for our own selves, then we may lose the most precious thing in life, our mental well-being. But what if you could take the time to visit locations that you never thought were possible just to escape? What if that journey… Read more.
Meliora. The name alone brings the thoughts and the anger. It was a place full of magic and wonders still yet to be fully seen. The enemy forces were strong, maybe a little too strong. I thought I had the spells that could conquer evil. But that was a different time. A lot has changed, and a lot I have learned since those battles against evil. These times are dark and filled with a plague that brings out hatred and… Read more.
The game of pool is all about the style, the ability to line up the shot, and calculation. It's a game that many try to master and many enjoy. There are different Pool games, from the traditional 8-Ball to Snooker to Bowlliards. Games can be of a serious nature where bets can either make or break someone to others where it is just the fun of hitting that cue ball in hopes of knocking the final ball in the pocket.… Read more.
Ever since it was first announced about jumping out of the kiddie pool back to the more recent information about the game becoming more of a reality, ForeVR Pool is going to bring the tables, the pool balls, and the unforgettable social experience, plus so much more. Take a look at what is in store for us all... Features include: 50 custom cues and 5 immersive halls Optional aim assist target lines and match settings 1v1 Public & Private Multiplayer… Read more.
With the news that developer Camouflaj joining Oculus Studios, some have some wondering what that meant. Well, with their title Republique VR already out for the Oculus platform, there were many who questioned, what about the title Marvel's Iron Man VR that was originally on PlayStation VR? Well, it looks like we got our answer at the latest Meta Connect 2022 and that Marvel's Iron Man VR will be coming to the Quest 2. For those that have played the… Read more.
Imagine what life was like before now. In fact, what do you think the universe looked like before it all began? Would it have been this empty canvas just waiting for it to be formed or was it always the plan? But what if you had a chance to help create the universe? What would you create in it or how would you change it for the better? It's always great to think about the possibilities and to imagine how,… Read more.
My ship is prepared for almost any situation, or so I thought. What was supposed to be a routine type of exploration turned out to be anything but. We noticed that a signal was being sent, however, we do not know by whom or what. But as we search for this ghost signal of sorts, the aliens and their worlds are as much a mystery as it is that signal. And we are not alone in the search for that… Read more.
When life gets busy, we all could use some time to just sit back and relax. Some people enjoy reading, being outside, or even just being around family. Being able to take some time for yourself or engaging with those around you is all that is needed. We all have our ways to have that feeling of calmness in our lives, even if it might be in short bursts. So does developer Waysun provide such an opportunity to relax in… Read more.
We all have those times when obstacles get in our way. They could be something as simple as helping our children make the best decisions to find the best route to our destination. We sometimes can overlook the most simple answer only because there is a part of us that can't believe the solution would be that simple. Sometimes the best solution takes thinking out of the norm to achieve the goal in a better way than originally seen. Features… Read more.
What if everything you worked for in your life got so intense, that you reached your breaking point? Do you think you would go into this mental state where your mind would close everything off around you or do you believe that everything and everyone around you would have no idea what was in front of them? Sometimes we may feel like we have reached a point of no return in life, but then there are things that remind us… Read more.
They talked about the ultimate test. The test that could test your reflexes like no other. The test to show the rest of the world you have what it takes be the best. But it won't be easy to pass this test. You will have to have the reflexes to destroy the blocks, be one with the action, and more importantly, survive the arena. Features include: 360 cutscenesShooting VR game with unique weaponsCrazy power-ups and imaginative bonusesMultiple missions in different… Read more.
Some say the force is unbeatable. Some will say the journey is unstoppable. But when you take action and combine that with rhythm and get thrown into an FPS environmental cinematic bullet hell, there is only one thing to do...become the ultimate action hero legend you were meant to be. But just when you thought you may have conquered it all with Pistol Whip, they want to bring you an encore... Update Features include: Two new scenes that will bring… Read more.
Trying to make your way in this galaxy takes everything you've got. With all your worries, you need to take a break as it sure would help a lot. Wouldn't you like to get away as sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name and they're always glad you came? You dream about going to a place where you can go and the troubles are all the same. You don't have to think about it anymore, the place… Read more.
Back in 2019, I along with many were invited into AFFECTED: The Manor for a tour if you will. A tour that even back then, played on your emotional strings of both expected and the many not-so-expected jumpscares throughout. It invited all in with some not lasting the entire experience to those who were brave enough to try and make it all the way through. So does developer Fallen Planet Studios improve the experience in any way? Yes...yes they do.… Read more.
Some say it's a gift to do what I do moving, loading, and unloading everything that comes in. I never miss my mark and I can tell just the wind in the air how much to the left or right I need to go to make the perfect alignment. I have yet to have anything fall off my lift, well, except for that one time when we thought the tornado was going to hit, but other than that, my record… Read more.
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.
Space can be lonely as the galaxy is a big place. Sometimes when boredom kicks in, one will start to get curious and start to venture out. And there may be a chance that you see something so adorable, that you think no one will mind that you took what was not yours. Well, that is not the case as it seems that the entire race of aliens in the galaxy are not happy and want this creature known as… Read more.
If there was an apocalypse and the world that you knew was now infested with zombies, how well do you think you could survive? Do you think that you would be better on foot or out on the road? Would the roads be any safer than on foot? Anything could happen on the outside at any time, but if there was any chance for safety, it might be a risk worth taking if would mean a chance for survival. But… Read more.
You have the hands of steel. There is nothing that can break you. There is nothing that would possibly make you incomplete the task at hand. You have seen the electricity and the game is simple. Move the rod to the finish line without messing up by touching the metal rods and receiving that electrical shock. You can do it. Simple right? Features include: Action puzzle gameCourses that include Easy, Normal, Hard, and ImpossibleTime limit to try and finish Compete… Read more.
You love music. You love to drum to the beat. You love obstacles (well, maybe not obstacles as they can get in your way of drumming to the beat) But have you ever really tried playing the drums to the rhythm while going after a cat named Pupa? I think not. And now you will no longer play within the confines of the game, you will make the game as you drum your way, customize your way, and embrace the… Read more.
ALVO. The game brings instant action, freedom of movement, customization, and pretty much little wait time for when the enemy took that cheap shot when you were not expecting them to be on roofs or hiding. Dang you all who hide on the roof. It looks like ALVO just received a new booster of an update called The Booster Shot Update and with it is a lot of what the players, like you, have been wanting. PROGRESSION New Player Ranking… Read more.
Rhythm, racing, and infusion. Three words can mean a lot of things to many people. Some could think of the speed as you race with some adrenaline of the music. Others might think of a combination of sorts that is all mixed in different ways. But if you were to add a pair of starfighters to the mix, what would be your thoughts then be about space or another world? If you thought about any of this, you would not… Read more.
Have you ever wanted to race in the first-person view? What about wanting to race the depths of the 80s Internet? What type of tracks would you see yourself racing on? Would there be music that would add that next level of realism? For me, if being able to race in the depths of the Internet would be an option in the 80s, I think I would have to go with some of the classics from that time or even… Read more.
We Vikings live our life in the way that has worked for us for generations. We love to sail, we love to race, and we love to have fun. We are stronger and faster than anyone in the land. But sometimes, we have to challenge ourselves as there is no one else who will step up and to the beating, to the ponding, and to the rocking out that we do day in and day out. But with the right… Read more.
How the world has changed. Robots are now reading books. They love to read and gain more knowledge. However, all of the printing presses were damaged. Not sure if it was due to a leaky roof that was never repaired and all the water ruined the equipment (that's what my Uncle Bot told me, but not sure it is the truth), it could have been there are no more parts as more and more robots are being created and they… Read more.
What happens when enemies in space are coming at you from all sides? Do you try to hide, call for backup, or do you shoot and fight? Chances are you are not going to back down when you have a pair of starfighters where you can shoot the enemies with your bullets in rhythm. But just firing at the enemies will not be enough, you will need to time your shots to the beat for the maximum effect in order… Read more.
The world of Fruitasia is a glorious one. Full of color, peace, and above all else fruit. There is so much fruit here that we use it for training purposes. Not for eating, but for our ninja skills. But now we are taking what we have trained for and well, training some more but with new tactics, new weapons, and new ways to show the world who the top Fruit Ninja really is. Features include: 🥝 Bow gameplay🍓 25 levels… Read more.
We should have listened. We all should have listed to that one weather forecast about how much rain we would get. So much so, the world has been flooded. But I was prepared, I had the skills to build this small raft and bring my revolver to help survive against these sea creatures that want to eat me for lunch. But I will not go down without a fight. I will continue to build my raft into the super raft… Read more.
You have completed the passes, made the plays, and thrown the touchdowns. The plays you have made are legendary and up to now, you have ruled this league. But as the new season started, so did the new challengers who look to take you down. But it's time take on these new challengers on these new fields to show the world that you are still the player that can make all the plays happen. Features include: New body types and… Read more.
Blaston is a game about dueling against an opponent as you move and shoot your way to victory. I have always had a very pleasant experience with everyone I played against with players being friendly and just looking to have some fun and a good time. But it looks like Resolution Games wants to add more to the fun with the new Crackdown Update that has some very good features: Two new arenas - The Warehouse and Scrapper's Market. Single-player… Read more.
Ever since trying to get into the Zombieland Invitational, things got strange real quick. Those zombies just kept answering the call and making things more difficult to get those headshots. But it seems that the sponsors of so said Invitational, XR Games, have decided to up the antae and give us more with the new Kingpin Update. So what's with the update you ask, well check it out: Reworked Graphics!Big Oculus Quest 2 upgrades!Two remixed levels!One completely brand new level!Cloud… Read more.
ForeVR Bowl is already a fantastic game to play with bowling either alone or with others as you try to get the most strikes to win the game with new features always being worked on. And I am very happy with this new update for June. So let's see what is included: Throw 2.0 - One of the features that were requested was adding smooth locomotion and smooth turning is now added.Jukebox - Another feature requested was the ability to… Read more.
Those lands. The perfect place to think, to share with some friends, and to swing like there is no tomorrow. But with beauty can come the dangers of those that seek it. Those gigantic titans, those creatures will let nothing get in their way. But sometimes the beauty is in the eye of the beholder...or when you have the people that you can call your true friends by your side to not let you face the danger alone. Features include:… Read more.
Those morning commutes used to be easier. Follow the signs, obey the laws, respect one another, and remember pedestrians have the right away. But now, due to the pandemic, people are more eagerly wanting to get out on the road and not pay attention to the laws, pedestrians, or even simple signs to make sure everyone is safe and gets to their destinations unharmed. But you with your high spirit and belief that everyone can be good if they just… Read more.
If you could race anywhere in the world, where would it be? What it be someplace exotic or would it be somewhere close to home? What kind of vehicle do you think you would be racing in? Something familiar or a new design that someone may have not even thought was possible? But what would you do if you could travel within a dimension of sorts? One that has a simple familiar vibe to it, but at the same time… Read more.
You know that voice in your head, the one that makes you have second thoughts before you pull the trigger and put everything else behind? That voice is the one of reason. The one that somehow knows that and reminds us that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Ones that we may be able to anticipate or ones we didn't see coming. But it's our reactions, our timing that helps us prevail into new heights and… Read more.
I heard the stories about old Luna Park. I heard that things may not be what they seem. Stories of the carousels that start to spin and music coming from the loudspeakers that would send anyone home. Those laughs some say could haunt you in your dreams and those shots ringing in your ears. But the story that keeps coming to the top of the list is who might be running the show. That's why I am here, to see… Read more.
Star Wars Pinball VR launched on PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest/Quest 2, and Steam on April 29th and it looks like the awesome team of Zen Studios updated the game with a new free table to play. What table you might be wondering? Well, how about playing on the Millenium Falcon with Han Solo and Chewbacca? But also comes some fixes with the new update including: Accessibility menu added in the in-game pause menu. Players can now change their distance, height,… Read more.
Do you ever think about games that you used to play when you were younger and how if given a chance to be reborn in a way for a new audience, how well they would do? What changes would you make to some of your favorites? Maybe adding an upgrade in the graphics or new sounds to bring a refreshing take on it would be ideal. Maybe add in a new control scheme that could actually make the gameplay better… Read more.
All this little ball wants to do is get to the other side. However, there seem to be obstacles in the way of the destination. But you can help. You can help the ball get to where it needs to go if you just draw the way around and avoid those obstacles that are in their way. It couldn't be that simple, right? Features include: Drawing a way and avoiding obstaclesCompete in leaderboardsCreative modeAdjusting drawing by changing colors, size, and… Read more.
When you play pinball, what is your favorite thing about it? The table design, the number of flippers that are used, what about the sounds of your favorite table? I have said it before and I will say it again, there is just something about the game of pinball that will always be that getaway from playing it. The way you could get lost the memorizing action that is happening right there on your favorite pinball table as you rack… Read more.
What if you the opportunity to be something more than you were? Someone where people would come to you when the world needed you the most? Would you take it without any thought, regrets, or danger? But if you did become that person, how would you change including your attitude? How would you be perceived in the eyes of those around you? It's something most people would not think about but is a good look at the different sides of… Read more.
Before the pandemic, I think there is one thing we could all agree on and that is no one likes traffic. The sitting and waiting, the additional frustration, and even possible accidents all because of a traffic jam. It's no fun and it's one thing I can say since the pandemic and most will agree is the lack of traffic. But as things start to ease up some and more people getting out and driving, the traffic is also starting… Read more.
There is something about our daily lives that just seem to be busy whether we would like it to be or not. Sometimes it is work, sometimes it is family, and sometimes it's the combination. Sometimes just trying to find some time for yourself and maybe some friends can be difficult when it really shouldn't be. We all try and find ways to deal with our schedules of life and sometimes we manage, but then there are days that we… Read more.
Think about space and how big it is. The stars, the planets, the different galaxies that are all up in space. If given the chance, would you go, would you live, would you party like it was nothing of the world that you knew? I know that many of us will not be going into space any time soon, it is still fun to think about. But what if we could go with others and just forget our troubles? So… Read more.
Being an intergalactic gladiator would be an interesting profession. Traveling through space and being able to do the job most would not even think about or possibly want to even try. There is something about that freedom of sorts that can really help clear your head. There are pros and cons to everything, but what if you were on the ship and you crash-landed on a planet. Do you think you would be able to survive the elements or worse,… Read more.
Challenges is what you thrive on. Racing is what you live for. Competition is where you make a name for yourself. The races is what you trained for, what your passion is made for, and where your legacy will be edged in all of time. But the question you have to ask yourself is the hunger still there for you to make a difference? Because it seems that others are going for that top spot and think you don't have… Read more.
Think about your favorite systems from the past and the type of games that came from them There of course is action, adventure, horror, fighting, and sports to name a few. But I am talking back a little further with light-gun games where the NES had the NES Zapper, Super Nintendo had the Super Scope, Sega had the Light Gun, the Light Phaser Gun, even the Menacer Light Gun, and the most recent PlayStation VR's Aim controller. But as we… Read more.
What has been your favorite type of genre for a game? Would it be the scares of horror? Racing to become the number one spot? What about fast-paced arcade-style games? We all have our favorites and those are the memories we made while playing them. For me, there is just something about the fast-paced action as you try to do your best and get the highest score and if there is a chance to see your name on the leaderboards… Read more.
Our sacred temple. The one that was supposed to be the temple of all temples. What have I returned to? What has become of this once pristine temple? It has become disordered in a way that was never meant to be. Maybe it has something to do with the newly formed life. Maybe something was miscalculated. But I cannot let this be. I must restore this temple to what it once was...what it should be. I must complete the final… Read more.
Imagine having a reputation as an intergalactic gladiator. Space and all that is around it is yours for the taking. The battles you would have, the flights that those young gladiators in training can only dream of, and the ability to come back and to tell the tales as only you can. It would be a glorious life to live that is for sure. But does Developer Llyr ap Cenydd show us what it's like to crashland on an alien… Read more.
Certain things in life are supposed to be simple and reliable. Things such as vehicles, cities full of life, and traffic lights. Yes, all those should be simple and reliable unless you are in a city that is full of life with vehicles and no traffic lights. Then things can get very chaotic here in Jam City. The people can get ran over, and even zombies or natural disasters could be unleashed. But that's where you come in or at… Read more.
The world of a moose should be a simple one. Just enjoy nature and enjoy life. But what if, as a moose, life was not as simple? What if instead of the life of the open air, eating all that food you could want that the world could provide, and one where it seems like it was just perfect, turned out to be a trippy experience with shooting weapons and dealing with spaceships? Well, it would be a life to… Read more.
I meant to be out there fighting those zombies, I mean it was my intention. But with me hiding in the panic room didn't look so brave to those that found me. But they knew with the number of those things about there, that one more to the team was a better thing to have than nothing at all. That's why they believed in me or well trained me to do whatever I could to make sure we did what… Read more.
Something happened when I crash landed on that planet. I did what I was supposed to do or at least, what I thought I was supposed to do. But something strange happens each time I get rescued. The creatures that I destroyed, or at least I thought I did come back with new ones forming and the weather seems to have or does change. It's as though I am repeating or in some type of time lapse where I keep… Read more.
Nostalgia can mean different things to different people. For some, it can be T.V. Shows or old movies. Some can be books or plays. But for many, it's the games that we played as we were growing up and watch as it goes through different variations. Sometimes it's that certain new perspective that allows us to really remember the good times and get excited about the things that we have always loved. So when I heard that Developer Ivanovich Games… Read more.
One of the games that I really loved playing was the 194X series. There was just something about controlling a plane and shooting and as simple as the controls were, you had to have the hand-eye coordination to make sure that you didn't lose all your lives and it was game over. No matter how much I would get frustrated because I knew I had the pattern down, something would change and the more frustrated I would become. Not in… Read more.
You have raced. You have battled your way only to see that finish line in your sites only to be hit with a frying pan that ends up knocking you into the last place. You want that revenge, you want to hear the crowd cheer for you and see your name in lights, but you just want a little more. Maybe some new tracks, or some new campaigns, or possibly a new weapon to gain that advantage. Well, want no… Read more.
So you think you have the moves like Jagger huh? You think that no matter how dedicated you are that you got this. Well, that just tells me that you are not challenged enough and it's time to take things to the extreme. Features include: An all-new extreme mode for super-talented players.The 45 songs are remapped and very hard to get to the end. A new precision mechanic to measure the accuracy of strikes that will add to your score.A new… Read more.
Think about the rhythm genre for Virtual Reality. There is movement, there can be sweat, but there is one thing this genre has in common is exercise. The ability to move and position yourself in order to keep going for that high score or target those calories. It's something that I quite enjoy because it works extremely well in VR. But does Developer Odders bring the fun, fitness, and rhythm into an experience we should play? Let's find out with… Read more.
One thing that can be really fun in Virtual Reality is racing. Single-player racing against AI can be fun, but then after some time, you almost need to have the multiplayer aspect to keep the fun going. But if there is one thing that really can get the engines going is if you add some drifting, some power-ups, and the ability to customize basically everything. So does Developer MOTIONX Studio bring all the elements of racing in VR? Let's find… Read more.
The galaxy with it's millions of stars shining bright. But sometimes it can be colorful, full of energy, full of luminescent snakes, and groovy music if you know where to look. But what if this disco of a spot in the galaxy wasn't just a secret, but a meeting ground for others just like you? What if those luminescent snakes like to eat and grow. Do you think you could keep them from colliding with the other snakes? Features include...… Read more.
Think about the last sport you played or maybe it was a game that allowed you to move around. Was it something that got your heart rate up or something that made you sweat. Did you think about after you stopped that this could be a work out you could get into and possibly get you motivated to do more? It's kind of amazing what experiences in Virtual Reality can give us. So does Developer emergeWorlds give us that heart… Read more.
At Facebook Connect, a new game was announced that is going to make a lot of people smile with nostalgia. What is described as an immersive experience where you follow adorable dragons Bob and Bob with their unexpected island vacation takes an unexpected turn. You will need to aim, shoot, and pop bubbles as you mix and match 3 or more of the same color bubbles to clear 100 of the stages. Get ready to unlock power-ups, providing a mix… Read more.
It's been a crazy year and secretly you have been thinking that it might be time to not just sit and wonder, but to actually get up and move. But not just any movement, you want movement to music. You want to be able to move through, punch or dodge walls following the beat of the music. You don't have to wonder no longer, so get ready to get into shape...OhShape. Features include: 2 awesome environments.27 handcrafted maps with 4… Read more.
They are good. In fact, you can say they are real good. You know the ones that think that no one can touch them, that they are unbeatable...your friends. But what they don't know is you know how to beat them at their own game. They won't even see it coming when their place on those leaderboards drop and that look on their faces when they realize it was you becoming the top shooter at this arena. Features include: Multiple… Read more.
The future. It could be a place of something spectacular or it could be a place of survival. But that in order to survive, you had to dance? Set in a futuristic world, and an AI known only as Uriel is going to be the one that can set your fate. You will need to dance and move in order to be the survivor and not just another casualty. Features include: 45 original songs by F-777.9 Characters from around the… Read more.
The world has many important jobs. Some could be farmers, some could be clerks, and some could be just trying to survive the unknown and hope that when the time comes, that you are truly smarter than a 5th grader. But there is one job that may not get much attention, but one that is important and should not be overlooked, the traffic controller. In this small town, you are not the best at what you may do, and you… Read more.
One of the things I enjoy at theme parks is rollercoasters and rides where you can ride and shoot targets at the same time. Sometimes the rides are just there with no real type of theme, but for the ones that do have the theming, it really can help tell the story of the ride you are about to go on. But with theme park rides, most of the time there is that wait which may or may not make… Read more.
There are some things in life that motivate us. For many it is music. But what if that music could make something come out in you to help you get into shape? But it's not going to be easy as you will have to dodge, punch your way through or see if you can just go through the walls to the beat of the music. Features include: Great immersion feeling: You will feel like you are in the TV show… Read more.
Yes, you read that right, you have the opportunity to win a copy of the Steam version of Touring Karts and it is yours for the taking. All you have to do is download the Steam Demo of Touring Karts and you can unlock the full game by winning three...yes three races in a row! But that is not all, if you win five races in a row, you will get an extra free Steam key for a friend. Check… Read more.
Kart racing can be a blast as you can race against your friends as well as those that you never have met as you try to make the laps in the best time and try to finish in the first place. But with the pressure of racing can come the start of the race all the way to the final seconds of the final lap. But does Developer Ivanovich Games reinvent the kart-type racer by giving us some surprises to… Read more.
When a creation is made many years ago that brought joy to so many people, how does one create that joy and revamp it in a way so that more of a mass can enjoy it? You allow for a familiar vibe of those that played it along with a new exciting tone for those who may be new and bring it all into the world of Virtual Reality. So well is this experience from Developer Llamasoft? Let's find out… Read more.
That’s right all you pirates of the sea, Battlewake has fired its weapon and that weapon is headed for all players on PlayStation VR as well on the Oculus Store and Steam. But what can ye expect from such a weapon? The PlayStation VR update v.102 includes: Any crash fixes.Weapon damage/accuracy repairs.Squashed bugs that may have infiltrated the Plunder PvP.Pro patch. The Oculus and Steam update v1.0.1 includes Various crash and stability improvements.Calibration: Fixed an issue where the player would be… Read more.
An Interview with Pawel Gajda of Carbon Studios… In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with Pawel Gajda of Carbon Studios and look into their newest game where you can become a powerful sorcerer with powerful spells at your fingertips and protect the realm of Meliora, The Wizards. We also see what is new with the Enhanced Edition and why it's the ultimate expansion of The Wizards, if there is in fact, a learning curve, and why… Read more.
Pirates are awesome, but when you can become a Space Pirate, that takes it to the next level. So, when I found out that you can train to become a Space Pirate where you can step inside a game that will make you move all while having blasters, I had this smile on my face. So I had to get more information, I had to know more. That’s when Chris Haney from i-Illusions was happy to help out and answer… Read more.
When I played Operation Warcade by Ivanovich Games for the PlayStation VR, I felt the smiles suddenly come over me. There was something all too familiar, but also new at the same time. Something about playing this game in Virtual Reality that added just the right ingredient of fun to an already course of entertainment. So I reached out to Ivanovich Games to learn more about their thoughts on Virtual Reality, adding Aim controller support and the overall fun in gaming. Welcome… Read more.
Some games just have that thing about them. The kind of things that make you want to learn more about them and play them. There was a game that came out in November of 2016 that came out shortly after the PlayStation VR that I think many of us might have missed out on, but there was something always in the back of my mind that had me wanting to learn more about it. When I learned that it had… Read more.
VRog is a game where you don’t play as a frong, but you become the VRog. A game where no controllers are used, but only the PlayStation VR headset is needed to play. The object is so simple with two modes, catch as many bugs as possible in 90 seconds or play as long as your skills allow all while trying to avoid the evil stork. I thought I would reach out to ByteRockers’ Games to get their thoughts and insight… Read more.
When you think of Pirates, what comes to mind? Stories that you have read, movies that you have seen or even games that you have played. For me, the one thing that comes to mind it the ride at Disney World, Pirates of the Caribbean. There is just something as soon as you get close to that ride and finally step inside out of the sun, that you can just smell the adventure, hear that music and that voice and… Read more.
When you think of an arena shooter, what comes to mind? One vs One, deathmatch, leaderboards? All of these when combined right, can make for an impressive time. But does Anshar Studios bring the impressive combination to arena shooters? Let’s find out with Telefrag VR for the PlayStation VR. Telefrag VR is a one on one arena shooter set in a futuristic Roman Empire where each player tries to get to three kills that can be played with either the DualShock 4 controller… Read more.
There is something about the game of pinball that allows you to get your mindset and using the flippers to hit the pinball all around the table and racking up points. The tables themselves have some of the best themes from Star Wars to Batman and each one can have a different connection to certain people that it can just draw you in and before you know it, the time has just passed by. But does Developer Zen Studios bring… Read more.
Boxing can be an amazing workout. From the punches that are thrown to the ducking and moving that you do. It really can be a workout to make you sweat and get your heart pumping. But has Developer FitXR found a way to bring music, working out, and trainers to the mix? I am going to go ahead and answer this now and say that yes, yes they have. Let’s find out more with BOXVR for the PlayStation VR. I am going… Read more.
The bow and arrow. It’s been an iconic part of characters from stories to movies. Characters like Hawkeye from The Avengers, Daryl with his crossbow from The Walking Dead, Robin Hood Men in Tights to Topper Harley from Hot Shots all have used a bow and arrow that helps bring that character to life. But do Developer Blueteak show us how important the bow and arrows help bring the immersion to our characters in Virtual Reality? Let’s find out with QuiVR for… Read more.
When you hear Real-Time Strategy, what comes to mind? The building of your army, the movement or what about the strategy that you need to think about before attacking? All of this would be very true but does Developers Vertigo Games and Wolfdog Interactive show how well the turn-based strategy works well with the ability to research and upgrade your army and bring that to addictive Virtual Reality gameplay? Let’s find out with Skyworld for the PlayStation VR. Skyworld is, of course,… Read more.
The one thing I love about Virtual Reality is how it can allow you to become anyone you want to be, go anywhere you want to go, and visit any time you want to visit. If you could somehow become a wizard at a time that was full of magic and spells, would you enter the doorway? Something I have always wondered is if I could enter that world, how would I embrace the world around me or how would… Read more.
Sometimes when you are trying to find a movie to watch you can spend more time searching than you actually do watch the movie. Sometimes you may be in the mood for a comedy or a horror movie or a good family movie. But sometimes you just want to let loose, have some fun, and just see what happens. The same thing can be said when you play a game. Some times you just want to go in, not really… Read more.
I want you for a moment to sit, relax, and open your mind. Don’t think about any troubles that you may have, don’t think about the frustrations that you have faced. In fact, just think of your mind as a place that can open the door of the journey to the destination. Do you think you could get there without any bumps along the way? It really is interesting how the mind works and what it can really do. But… Read more.
The last we saw Colonel Sandurz, Dark Helmet, and President Skroob being spun out of control inside Mega Maid’s head out into space. But whatever happened to them? What if there was at a certain point in the movie where things could have had a different outcome? What if this one scene had both Lone Star and Dark Helmet having a little too much swinging of the Schwartz-rings and at the right moment, when their Schwartz-ring sabers hit caused this explosion making… Read more.
The future can have many outcomes as it has not been written yet. Anything can be possible. But we knew they were coming. We knew those aliens would be invading Earth. Lucky for me, the year 2027 was going to be my year. I was able to score a contractor job from the Nextgen Games. I just wonder if this contractor's job would be any good and could I make a difference. But as my new adventure begins, would it… Read more.
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to train for the Police Academy? The amount of time you would have to put in, the psychology, and even the self-control that goes with it? It’s one of those things that for me, I don’t know if I could do it. But as soon as Mayor Beal decided there was going to be a change in the hiring process, it seems that everyone was lined up for a chance… Read more.
There was a ride at Disney World called Body Wars that allowed you to be shrunk so you could carry out a special mission inside the human body aboard vehicle called Bravo 229. In the ride, you got to enter through the skin to help out the Doctor due to a splinter had entered the body. The riders rode past the lungs, the heart, and the rest of the body. Sadly, the ride is no longer operational, but there was… Read more.
Virtual Reality does some amazing things. We can go anywhere, become anyone, and do things that normally we wouldn’t do. But have you ever thought about putting on a wingsuit, having the wind against your face while out in the open with nothing but you, nature, and the ground below you? Does Developer The Binary Mill allow us to experience terminal velocity? Let’s find out with Rush VR for PlayStation VR. So what is Rush VR all about? First and foremost, Rush VR is about wingsuit… Read more.
There are times where we can stand and sit in Virtual Reality. We can just take our time and explore. But sometimes, we sign up for a training mission that throws into the action and forces us to move in order to keep the momentum going and will not take no for an answer. So does Developer I-Illusions make you get up and move? Let’s find out with Space Pirate Trainer for the PlayStation VR. Before beginning cadets, you need to know… Read more.
When you enter a world of Virtual Reality we go in looking to escape. Sometimes we are thrown into that escape and sometimes that escape starts to take over and we become one with that world. But when the world you start to become accustomed to, starts to change every time you enter it, it can make things very interesting. So does Developer Solfar Studios give you what you need? Let’s find out with In Death for the PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8XxIunWhxA The… Read more.
Certain genres can work very well in Virtual Reality where they may not get the life they need otherwise. Sometimes that life has such a heart that can end up looking at you with such opening eyes that you cannot help but caught up in its world. But what if that world could be looked at from different views? What if just by the looks of that world, someone passed it by without a chance to actually explore it? So… Read more.
Tetris. The word alone has so many memories for so many players. Wither you played in the ’80s on a handheld or played one of the many variations over the years, it’s part of many of our lives. Even when I first played Tetris I knew the magic that before me and I knew that somehow someway, there would be the ultimate version. So simple yet challenging it’s one of those moments that anyone can pick up and play. So does Developers Resonair… Read more.
Now this is the tale about howThe myth was formed and my life got turned aroundAs it only took a moment to just wait right thereI’ll let you know about the legend of Starbear In the fast-paced city where I born and bearedWaiting for a taxi is how I spent most of my daysWaiting it out, trying to be all flyWhile traffic was passing me byWhen all of the sudden mean raccoons who wanted not to be goodStarted causing trouble… Read more.
Arcades can be a wonderful experience from playing your favorite games to the type of experience you can have. Even today one of my favorite experiences at arcades is going in, seeing that game you could sit where the sides and top had you closed in and you have a gun and you were taking on this ride. I have always thought it would be awesome to have that experience at home. Sure, we got a version of that experience… Read more.
At a time arcades were the place to play. It was the place where you would go with your friends and hear some of the greatest sounds and see some of the coolest games. A place where you wanted to show who’s who, you would put down the quarter to be the next one to play to take on the top player. As the games evolved, each one would have its own special flair to them. No longer would you… Read more.
In Virtual Reality, you can go anywhere or be anything or anyone. You can go to the moon, become a doctor and you can even have honor while performing the duty. But what about going to war FPS style in VR? Well, you no longer have to wait, because Strange Games Studios has us all covered with Honor and Duty: Arcade Edition is alive and well on PlayStation VR. Released back on November 1, 2016, Honor and Duty: Arcade Edition is a fast-paced… Read more.
The 90’s. It gave us The Matrix, The Mighty Ducks, Wayne’s World, and it even gave us arcades. Arcades that allowed us to test our skills, to see who could get the highest score, and it even gave us the ones who never knew when to leave and felt that they had to stay and beat the younger generation of players. But then one day, something new comes in to play. Something so futuristic that allows that it allows the… Read more.
The Supermarket. The place where we buy groceries. The place where some of us dream of working and working to become that employee of the month. The one place where we must scan the groceries while defending ourselves against the evil fruit. Wait…what? Yes, it’s true. The awesome team of nDreams has combined a supermarket, sarcasm, evil fruit, weapons, and somehow makes your inner soul want to achieve all that it can so you can be the number one employee.… Read more.
Oh, the simple life. Sitting on a lily pad enjoying the peaceful atmosphere enjoying life as a frog. Then there are the bugs that seem that want to bother your relaxing tone. So what do you do when you are an annoyed frog who just wants peace? Well to gain your peacefulness, you eat them. That’s right you eat those bugs and you can justify the situation because not that you are the vicious type…no no. But because you are… Read more.
Sneaky Bears from WarDucks finally makes its appearance on PlayStation VR. In a game of Teddy Bears vs Panda Bears, you are the sole human that can help the trapped Panda Bears become free and this satisfying feeling is a nice change. When I first started Sneaky Bears you are giving some detail from your friend Buddy about what is going until you see a video of Frank. See Frank is this evil mastermind trying to rule with his evil teddy bears. But… Read more.
Ninja Theory has brought us some amazing games such as Devil May Cry, Heavenly Sword and the most recent HellBlade to our lives. But when I saw that they also made DEXED for PlayStation VR, I knew I had to check this one out and I am glad I did. DEXED is an on-rails VR game that uses the PlayStation Move controllers (you can try the DualShock 4, but the Move Controllers is what you will probably want to go with on this one). One hand controls… Read more.
Virtual Reality. It allows us to do anything we want. We can let out our aggression in new ways and not get in trouble for our actions. There are different experiences you can have. You can drive, enter the world of horror, and you can even shoot things and I mean shoot things like never before. And what Survios has done with Raw Data has taken what we know about the first-person combat genre, turned it on its head, threw it out… Read more.
Oh, Tiny Trax with your Epic racing in your tiny world. How I love thee! This amazing slot car arcade racing game comes from Futurlab and I will say this, seeing videos of Tiny Trax does not come close to the awesomeness that needs to be experienced on PlayStation VR. Even before the game begins, when that car races towards you and drifts just for the title alone, smiles will race across your face. While you are sitting, the courses surround and the cars… Read more.
Ancient Amuletor by Time of VR finally releases on PlayStation VR and that is a very good thing. Some have classified this as a wave shooter or a tower defense type of game and to me, it's an awesome combination mixed in with a Gauntlet type of play. You have four classes to select from, an Archer, Gunslinger, Mage and Puppet Master. With the two move controllers and you use the Archer, you are shooting arrows as you would a… Read more.
Golfing in the Galaxy… There used to be a cartoon called the Jetsons. It was about a family in the future who lived and how we all imagined the future would be. One of the things that George loved to do in his spare time was to play golf. Ever since seeing how the golf courses were floating in the air and the way the Jetsons would travel through space, I knew that one day that Golf in outer space… Read more.