When you are part of a team, anything is possible, even in Space. If you have the right team, you can easily work together to follow commands as you communicate and complete the tasks to make sure your safety, as well as your crew is there to see another day. Sometimes though, you may have an INDIEvidual or two or maybe six, who don't know how to follow instructions and basically ending up blaming each other (but not you, because… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
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Listen young apprentice. Your desire is great, your wisdom is strong, and your willingness to achieve greatness is unmatchable. But there are still lessons that one must learn if they are truly to become the legend. You are the chosen one and well, the three others that showed up as well. It will be up to all of you, well, hopefully you don't fall under the pressure to prove once and for all, that you are truly ready for my… Read more.
War can be a scary thing when you go at it all alone or with a team. Not knowing who may be around the corner waiting at the right time just as you start to make your move and then it can be all over in a blink of an eye. Everything you were fighting for could either be gone or still that end goal just waiting for you to make your mark. It's one to think how we would… Read more.
Our team has some missions. To secure the payload, control the point, and to dominate. But it seems that those who have been watching think they have what it takes to become the team. The ones that rule the arena, the ones who are on top of this mountain, and the ones who want to take us down. From what we can tell, they have a few tricks up their sleeves, but they are not ready, they are not prepared… Read more.
For those that may enjoy the tabletop version of the game, but either not everyone wants to play or with there being a pandemic can get everyone to play. I mean, I guess you could set up an online meeting session with everyone having a cam and everyone buying the game to move the pieces, but then you get into who has what cards and it could take a very long time to play. But what is probably the easier… Read more.
Just when we thought there would not be any more updates and what we received was going to be it, it looks like there is a new update for Star Wars: Squadrons is coming very very soon. On November 25, 2020, a new map called Fostar Haven which was seen in the single-player of the game is receiving the multiplayer treatment for both dogfight and fleet battles along with some team balances and additional fixes such as: Interceptors and Fighters… Read more.
Star Wars for many of us have a special place in our hearts. From the movies to the games to the books. We all have our favorite moments and favorite characters that we just have a connection with. But not all the characters move like an alien or a person, but more in the line of spacecraft such as the X-Wing and Tie fighters. But does Developer MOTIVE Studios and Publisher Electronic Arts allow us to live out that Star… Read more.
Kart-racing is what you have trained for. It's what you do. It's what you are known for. But it seems that others don't want you to get first place and will pull out any trick in their book to make sure that doesn't happen even if that means blasting you in the face. Features include: Wide Range of Control Options - Don't want to be limited to just one option, then you don't have to be. One hand on the… Read more.
We all know you like games and we know you want the best bang for your buck. That is why Survios has listened to their fans. They heard the screams of "we want the bundles" and "bundles for all" battle cries. That is why it's time for you to step up and take advantage of these amazing PlayStation VR bundles now. First we have the CREED: Rise to Glory and Raw Data Survios Bundle. Do you want to become Rocky?… Read more.
Listen up all you Virtual Reality boxers out there, Creed: Rise to Glory is receiving the physical edition for a wider range of markets. This means that N. America is not going to be the only region who will have a chance to own the physical edition, but this will be the first physical title that Perp Games along with Survios will be releasing for 2020. So if you have been waiting for this to come in physical form or… 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.
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.
When it comes to Virtual Reality, immersion is key. You are in that world, the sounds, the interactions, the life that Virtual Reality brings is special. But when you can be placed in a ring and able to box that takes the training and dedication, you really can start to appreciate the time and thought that went into it. So when Survios announced that they were making a boxing game based on the Creed movie, I had to know more.… Read more.
Welcome to The PlayStation Brahs. Please introduce yourself. So what is it like working at Archiact? “Archiact is a great studio located in downtown Vancouver, Canada. The company has been working exclusively in VR (and now AR) for 5 years. We’ve grown a lot from when I started over 3 years ago, but my last two years on Evasion have truly been the highlight. I’ve been so fortunate to collaborate with an incredible, passionate team who aim high and wanted… Read more.
Space will always be a question of mystery. We can let our imaginations run wild and see it come alive through books, tv, movies, and games. But sometimes our imaginations lead to new ideas that once executed, become something that could far meet our expectations. So when I heard that 3rd Eye Studios was bringing out Downward Spiral: Horus Station for PlayStation and that it would have PlayStation VR support, I had to find out more. I needed to know more about… Read more.
There is something about the calmness of space. Seeing all the stars, being able to see incredible views and weightlessness. It’s all very beautiful and poetic. But all that beauty could turn into something fearful if something went wrong. What if your time was limited? Who would hear you? What would be some of your possible last thoughts? So when I heard that Anshar Studios was, in fact, coming out with Detached for the PlayStation VR I had to know more. I had… Read more.
When I first heard about Code 51: Mecha Arena, I had this idea about how it would play out in Virtual Reality. Could the hope of having mechs in a deathmatch multiplayer really happen? When I had the opportunity to review it, my hopes became a reality and I have been having a great time playing ever since. When a game is made, I like to not only appreciate the hard work that goes into making someone’s dream, but I also… 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.
Smashbox Arena has finally launched on PlayStation VR with some very high praise. So you might be wondering what Smashbox Arena really is. Well, it’s a high-octane hybrid of dodge ball and the physics-driven power-ups from Archiact VR and Bigbox VR. You will be diving for cover, dodge, deflect, and volley enemy shots in 360-degree stylish environments. Defend your team and retaliate with wickedly awesome combos and perfectly-calculated teleports. Play single or team up with humorous characters, friends, and players… Read more.
With Tiny Trax releasing exclusively on PlayStation VR this week, I reached out to FuturLab to get some of their inspirations and to ask questions about the game. In case you do not know what Tiny Trax is, it’s Epic racing in a tiny world. Tracks that are built around you to make excellent use of the PlayStation VR headset. You will zip along walls, race underwater, and jump through the air all while racing on some of the most insane tracks around. There… 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.
Have you ever wanted to play a tabletop game and either could not get anyone to play or the choice of the game to play was never agreed on? Tabletop games can bring out the competition in some while bringing the fun for others. Do does Developer Experiment 7 bring the competition and the fun of tabletop games to Virtual Reality? Let’s find out with Catan VR for the PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54-E1XERNGM I am going to say that I have never played Catan before,… Read more.
Ninjas. They are select, they are dangerous, and they are feared. At any time, they can strike from above and jump out of the way. The way they can defend and attack with their weapons is truly amazing. But what if you could be that ninja right in the center of the action? Would you be so graceful if it was you? Does Developer Mixed Realm and Publisher Perp Games show us what it’s like to be that ninja you… Read more.
Tabletop games like Chess and Checkers have been around for ages. Games, where you have to anticipate the other player’s moves all while making sure your pieces, are hopefully kept out of harm's way from being taken over by the others playing. A cat and mouse game of moves and strategy that you hope will secure the win. But does Developer FuturLab bring the fun and strategy of tabletop games that make you want to stay, play, and have fun?… 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.
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.
When we last saw Dick Wilde, we got to experience our exterminator dreams. You see good old Dick Wilde has always been in pest control for his entire life. If anyone had any problems, they knew who to call. If you had a mutated gator problem, you call Dick. If you find that there is a shark infestation, you call Dick. Even if some seagulls ate some bad fish and it made them have Angry Seagull disease, you would call Dick. Dick knew… Read more.
Most of the time in Virtual Reality we have that single immersive experience. But there are times when you will be in the world with others as you learn and hone your skills and build and trust in the teamwork you help create in order to have everything flow as it should. But does Developer Disruptive Games show us what teamwork is all about? Let’s find out with Megalith for the PlayStation VR. So what is Megalith really about you might be wondering. Well,… 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.
Yea I got the orders. Go investigate a disturbance on the Faro Colony. I have seen the advertisements for it being peaceful, warm and welcoming. I read further down on the letter to where it said there was a low probability of enemy contact. It even said I would have the latest in everything. It even said it was going to be uneventful and it was signed by Architect and at the bottom of the orders it said Welcome to… Read more.
What if you found out your world as you know it, peaceful and everyone was happy was about to come to an end as told by a stranger, would you believe it or carry on your way? But what if what that stranger said on that day was actually true? What if you did not prepare for what was coming? Those are some good questions that at any time could possibly happen. But does Developer Sunsoft allow you to see… Read more.
Back on July 6, 1994, there was a movie that came out that won many awards from Best Picture and Favorite Drama just to name a few and starred on Tom Hanks. That movie was called Forest Gump. In the movie, Forest Gump learned how to play Ping Pong and he was really good at it. He had the hand-eye coordination down like no one else… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7ay1JdIcuo But after the movie and through the hard times, did Forest give up… Read more.
You have thought about this moment. You have the eye of the tiger within you. You are destined to be the champion. But have you put in the training needed to win? When you think about these sayings, what comes to mind? Sports…Motivation…Determination…Pain…Competition? If you answered yes to any of these then you would be correct. But does Developer Survios and Publishers Survios and MGM Interactive allow you to do all of these things in Virtual Reality? The answer is… Read more.
Sometimes when entering Virtual Reality, we get introduced to a world where things seem as calm and peaceful as some of us would like. Sometimes we go around admiring all the beauty that is bestowed upon us with that warm and satisfactory level of happiness. But sometimes the world that we want to live, gets interrupted by smelly evil orcs that want to ruin your day. So what does one do when one is faced with smelly evil orcs that… Read more.
The one thing I have found that when you are in Virtual Reality and in space it’s a very immersive experience from the zero-gravity to the way you move. And when done correctly, it can really add to the experience like nothing else. So does Developer 3rd Eye Studios bring the immersion? Let’s find out in Downward Spiral: Horus Station for the PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3X36MqcGjs Now before we go any further, Downward Spiral: Horus Station can be played in both Non-VR and in VR.… Read more.
When you think of the word objectives, what comes to mind? Completion? Goal-oriented? Task? All of these would be correct. But what if in order to complete the objective you were given some help in the form of vehicles? I know what you must be thinking. I know you want to know more. So does Ratloop Games Canada give us the tools to not only complete the objectives but give it to us with an explosive touch? Let’s find out… Read more.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like in space? Maybe working on a space station? The views alone would be so breathtaking that you would just have to stop and admire the beauty from above. I know I have thought about it and dreamed about what it would be like with no gravity and be able to float. It would be truly amazing. But then I cannot help sometimes start to wonder if I was up in space… Read more.
Sometimes something comes along that really surprises me in Virtual Reality. Sometimes it’s not the escape, sometimes it’s just the ability to move and get to the goal that really can draw you in and make you want to stay and before you know it, hours and hours have passed. When you add in a soundtrack to keep you moving and immersive experience and you just might have a winner on your hands. So does To The Top that is developed by… Read more.
Ever since I can remember there has always been a fascination with mechs. From seeing them in movies to playing them in games, there has always been that feeling of an advantage to the arena. Maybe it’s the size of them or maybe it’s what the thought and the dream of what it would be like to actually pilot one of these mechs of our very own. Well, it seems that publisher DeerVR Games and developer Smellyriver Studios may allow… Read more.
Dinosaurs have always been fascinating. The size of them to the sounds they can make. Did some travel in herds? Are some relatives of birds? So much history we can learn from. Dinosaurs have been in everything from TV shows to movies to toys to games. When we first saw Jurassic Park and saw them out in the open for the first time to going through the gates and seeing that sign. I for one, like many others, have been waiting… 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.
Football is loved all over. Some parts of the world have such a strong passion, it’s their favorite past time. But how does one translate the love of the sport into Virtual Reality? You get Cherry Pop Games the makers of Sportsbar VR, ask them to take this idea, to take that penalty kick and score with Football Nation VR Tournament 2018 for the PlayStation VR and I can say Virtual Reality Football (Soccer for the states) works and is fun. One… Read more.
Racing. It has its place. You want to win. You have the drive…the adrenaline to win. But do you have the desire to become champion? This was all going through my head when I played Sprint Vector from Survios on PlayStation VR. And I have never felt more like an intergalactic champion like I have when playing and this is a very good thing. Sprint Vector is an adrenaline platformer that will take your competitiveness to the next level. I am going to… Read more.
Sometimes when we use our imagination it can be a good thing. Many times we read stories that can give us that paint by number feel to them and then sometimes it takes a game like Discovery by Noowanda comes along to give the tools to paint in the numbers and let the door open our creative minds. I will say this, to begin with, Discovery will remind you of familiarity with something that has been around a while, but without the crafting survival. And… Read more.
Side-scrolling brawler games have been around for a long time. There is something about going around the different levels and fighting the enemies and racking up the combos. But when you add the zombies with online multiplayer and with VR, the Developers of Paw Print Games and the Publisher nDreams have something so special with Bloody Zombies that owning a PlayStation VR headset so worth it for times like these. Bloody Zombies take place in London (yes something about London and zombies just… Read more.
Ever since playing the game Discs of Tron and watching The Lawnmower Man, I had hope…a dream if you will. I knew that one day that we would have the mixture of a new Virtual Reality sport. A sport where anyone could compete on the same level and become who they wanted to be through the design of their own creation. And what CCP Games has done has made good on those hopes and dreams with Sparc for the PlayStation… Read more.
CastleStorm has been on every system from PS3 to Vita and now Zen Studios is giving it the VR treatment on PlayStation VR and I can say this is a very good thing. CastleStorm in case you do not know is an Action/RPG/Tower Defense game as you defend your castle from enemy troops all while using your power to stop and dismantle the enemy while recruiting peasants or minions if you will fight your battles. When you first start CastleStorm VR in the single-player campaign,… Read more.
Remember back in Junior High when you would have to go to the Gym to play Dodgeball and sometimes it would come to a point where you might have been the last one on your team who was still in play and the pressure was on, the adrenaline flowing through and then you got hit? You were out and then you had that feeling like you let your team down? Well, I can safely say that Architect and BigBox VR… 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.
I love games like Monopoly, checkers and even Uno. I have always loved the idea of chess and I know people love the game. I mean when they have different themed pieces of chess from Star Wars to Harry Potter, you know people can get serious about the game. So going into Chess Ultra for the PlayStation VR, I will say I have never played a game of chess in my life and didn’t know what to expect with taking my non-knowledge… Read more.
Welcome to The Roughnecks... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEAgjEENe4U&feature=youtu.be Ever since playing first-person shooters and seeing movies like Starship Troopers, I knew that one day we would get that feeling, that wow factor...and that day is upon us and this is just the beginning. Ever since Farpoint was announced at E3 2016, this has been one of the most anticipated games for PlayStation VR and now that it has finally been released, it does not disappoint. I don't want to spoil it for those… Read more.
Welcome to Swamp Life: When certain games come out, I like to think about what if. What if Joe Dirt, Duke Nukem, and Kid Rock were combined and living in the swamps as an exterminator, what would that be like? I will tell you what it would be like, just like Dick Wilde. When you first look at Dick Wilde just by the screens you might think oh it’s just a wave shooter and there are dozens of those. Well, I can honestly… Read more.