When you think back to the different eras of gaming, which one sticks out the most? For some, it could be the current generation of consoles that some of our favorites are born from to those that we have played, but this time, for the best version. For some, playing with the variety of handhelds, only to wonder at the time, how they would improve. And for some, it could be from the times when video games were finally able… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
If we could go beyond our own limitations in space, would you take the journey or would you send a test subject first? Where do you think you would go and how long do you think it would take you to get there? If you crash landed on a planet, what skills do you think would be needed in order to make it back home? It's interesting when you start to think about what the possibilities could be and how… Read more.
Back in December 2022, we heard about TOSS!, a game that would allow us to swing, experience cloudscape playgrounds, and parkour action as you try to gather your banans and collect lost pieces of your ship. Now, it looks like we finally have a release date along with some additional features. Features include: Bright & happy colors set the mood in this bananas VR climbing platformer Explore a colorful & vibrant world through a journey high above the clouds and… Read more.
Being an ape has its downfalls. Sure you get to make ape sounds, try to keep to yourself when other people are looking at you making faces thinking you will react, and just not having the space to move around as much as one would like. But not this ape. I have the strength to swing and move like no other ape before me. Sure there may be obstacles in my way, but the way I move, all those bananas… Read more.
If you thought of yourself as a hero, do you think you could accomplish anything regardless of your size? Do you think that if someone or something was so much bigger than you, they would stand in your way, or do you think you would have to strategize more about how you would go about things? Adventures can be exciting and scary at the same time. The unknown of it all can make our hearts beat and our eyes open.… Read more.
Ever since the first adventure, players have fallen in love with the hero with the biggest heart, Quill. Almost a year ago, we heard the news that we would get to continue the adventure with Quill in Moss: Book 2. Then just last month, PlayStation VR players got to experience the wonders and adventures of the game. From the new hammer and more interactions along with new enemies to encounter. Features include: A new adventure for you and QuillNew enemiesA… Read more.
They say that the eyes can be a window into the soul. Some may see a reflection of a glimpse of themselves, some may see an opportunity for corruption and greed, and some see the potential of the greater good. Sometimes we may have to look deep into ourselves to find the light that will help guide the way when things seem too dark to even see. It's these moments that can bring out the hero from within and truly… Read more.
For the longest time, it was just You. You have all the power, the intelligence, and the resources to become the greatest thing ever. Then they arrived. They look up to you. They admire you. You are their God and they look up to you for their guidance and survival. Now, it is time to lead this ragtag group of hamsters through the adventures, through the terrors, and the cutting edge tools as you assemble the path of victory. Features… Read more.
When you enter a 3D space of Virtual Reality, there are so many things that you can do. One might be able to fly, or swing, or soar their way to a new experience. But when one has that freedom, one has to be careful not to overachieve what the goal is. We all have a starting place with a destination. But the journey to that destination may not be as easy as we all think. Your goal is simple,… Read more.
The multiverse is in trouble and the riff inside of it is strong. The times are changing from 16-bit into 32-bit and the playing of video games is as great as ever. But when the hero, Dot, needs some help and not from just anyone, she needs a gamer, the best gamer of 1995 has ever seen. Features include: Venture through homages to the best games and genres of the 1990s.Play video games post-bed time and try not to get… Read more.
Many types of genres work when it comes to Virtual Reality. But one in particular that I hope we get to see a lot more of is platformers. The ability to move around in Virtual Reality and get that sense of immersion, really cannot be beaten. It allows you to see things in different ways that you normally would not get to experience when it comes to playing them on T.V. So when I heard that Ven VR Adventure and… Read more.
What would you do if danger came to your planet so it could destroy it? Would you do what you could to save it or would you hide and hopes that the danger would never find you? Meet Ven who happens to love his planet Runnies. Ven has that good spirit about him and would be more than happy to be your friend. But there is a great disturbance on Planet Runnies and that disturbance is none other than the… Read more.
Imagine a world not of the living, but one full of spirits. A world where its inhabitants are wanting some extra life to maybe stay. But you will need to put your platforming skills to the test in order to make it across the finish line of escaping the underworld. But you have a choice to either go at this alone and play as Carly or playing in Virtual Reality as Reperman who can assist Carly by placing platforms that… Read more.
With The Lost Bear releasing on PlayStation VR, I have been intrigued by the art style that was being used and how that would really carry over to VR. I was also interested in the story being told with Walnut and wanted to find out more. Odd Bug Studio, the Developing Team for The Lost Bear, stepped up, willing to answer all my questions and they did not disappoint. What were some of the influences for The Lost Bear? “The… Read more.
When you have Virtual Reality in your hands, you can open a door to a gateway to anywhere you want to go to or become whomever you would like. But sometimes it’s the knowing that the door we are about to open is going to be the one we all want to go through. And I am more than happy to say that Developer Japan Studio has given us all the golden ticket with ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission for the PlayStation VR.… Read more.
When I first heard about Moss and Quill I knew in the back of my head there was something about a mouse in Virtual Reality. Then the screenshots and gameplay came and finally we had a demo on the PlayStation VR Demo Disc 2. Even with the screenshots, gameplay and the demo, I held back…I had to. Not because I didn’t want to see this for myself, but I didn’t want to be spoiled about the magic of this adventure. And I… Read more.
The Lost Bear from the Developers Odd Bug Studio and Publishers Fabrik Games LTD is a 2D platformer in a hand-drawn world. And what the Publishers and Developers have done with this art is truly amazing that has yet to be seen in VR and just may have set a new level of standard when it comes to combining 2D with 3D immersive VR and this is a very good thing. When I first started The Lost Bear I knew when that… Read more.