I have tried to do the right things. To do what society expects of me. But no matter what I do, no matter what choices I have made, the results are the same. My soul and mind are reaching the boiling point that no one should ever face, but it is the love of video games that somehow is keeping me from that point, at least for now. But then it showed up and once I inserted that disk, my… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
Tag: Psychological Horror
There have been many attempts to complete tasks aboard the ship. Everyone knew what to do and how to do it in a timely manner. But there were those who didn't see things the same. They wanted those who tried a little too hard and a little too perfect and placed the blame on others. But there seems to be an issue with some of us crewmates not lasting too long. In fact, there is someone on this ship who… Read more.
Ever since MADiSON was released, many have claimed that they thought they could brave the psychological horrors where not only the sounds start to get in your head, but the overall fear that starts to come over you. But one thing was missing and that was the VR mode. In January 2023, we heard the news that MADiSON was being remade for VR. But it looks like a new trailer has launched that shows the graphical enhancements and all I… Read more.
Ever since Among Us VR from Innersloth, Robot Teddy, and Schell Games launched for Quest/2/Pro and Oculus Rift/S on the Oculus Store and Steam VR, players have been non-stop blaming each other and trying to figure out who the imposter or imposters might be all while trying not to get themselves killed. Trust me when I say, blaming others in this game is a blast. But it looks like some exciting news has been announced. Something that may get things… Read more.
Back in January 2022, we learned about something so disturbing that it took a camera to face the fears. The events that are randomly activated to the physiological horror that many still have nightmares to this day. Then in April 2022, we learned the importance that your camera would actually play in your survival as you are forced to continue that gory ritual that was started decades ago. The sounds that are heard, the torture that is witnessed is something… Read more.
It's always good to see a game that we enjoy and those that helped bring the idea to the creation to life succeed and reach certain milestones during its journey. The game in question is Among Us VR and the teams that helped make this happen are Innersloth, Schell Games, and Robot Teddy. Together they helped bring a game that was non-VR into what many feel just very well may be the greatest form that one could experience it in.… Read more.
If you had a set of tasks to complete, for the most part, you should be able to complete them without any issues. But imagine trying to complete those tasks with others with the thought that someone could be among you whose only purpose was to betray any trust anyone might have and use that trust to kill you. How would you go about your time? Would you always be trying to look over your shoulder? Would everyone you see… Read more.
Players have experienced the relationship of teamwork and the heart-ripping betrayals that is a part of Among Us. But back in December of 2021, we received the news that Among Us was receiving the Virtual Reality treatment. In this multiplayer game, 4-10 players will try and complete tasks to hold your ship together, however, one or more of those players turn out to be imposters as they try to sabatoge the ship and end the lives of the other players.… Read more.
Space and time can be funny things. But when you enter the 5th dimension, the differences between time and space, light, dark, and superstition can all become a new reality. But it's within that 5th dimension where that reality can either become for better or worse than your own filled with mysteries that need to be solved behind the beings that surround that land. It's a place where time could be timeless as far as infinity would allow. But it… Read more.
The year is 1972. This night was like any other or at least I thought it was. Driving on that road in Texas and minding my business. I was enjoying the night, but those clouds almost appeared out of nowhere, and then it happened. That crash...I am not sure if it was an accident or on purpose. I was out in the middle of fields close to the Stafford Farm. I have never met them, but I heard the stories,… Read more.
When you step into Virtual Reality, what are some of your favorite places to go? Maybe it's a distant planet where you can be a hero, maybe it's a museum in a different country, or maybe it's getting closer to animals. All those are exceptional choices when you want to escape. But has your mind ever wandered into the screams and scares of horror? A genre that when combined with Virtual Reality, can take things to another level and playing… Read more.
1996 was not supposed to turn out like this. I was retired, but I had to help. The search for that child, that young boy Peter Shanning who disappeared out in those woods near Burkittsville, the Black Hills Forest just had something wrong with it from the beginning. I know I haven't been perfect in my life, but there is something about those woods, something terrifying as if a mysterious haunting force lives within them. If you are reading this,… Read more.
Imagine if parts of the world as we knew it were only habitable in the very cold regions such as the artic. Depending on where you live you would have some choices to make. Stay and try to make it or move for a chance to survive. But what if things were not as they seemed, what if it was to be believed that our past may have been the cause of everything to this point in time? Would you… Read more.
When it comes to Virtual Reality, the horror genre can take some happy times in your life, invite you into its world, and then scare you as it plays your heartbeat like a bass guitar. When you add sci-fi with that horror, it can take you to places never thought possible when trying to figure out what happened and why. So when I heard about a new game coming to Virtual Reality called WREST, that will not just give you… Read more.
In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with Sabastian of Red Limb Studio and look into the world of Rise of Insanity. A first-person psychological horror game that originally was not built for Virtual Reality, but was later added. Set in America in the 1970s, the story focuses on Dr. Stephen Dowell, a renowned psychologist faced with a difficult patient who shows distinct, yet contradictory symptoms of different medical disorders. But we also get into more of… Read more.
Horror can mean different things depending on what is entailed. It can mean playing on your innocence or your emotions. It can be the internal struggle that one is going through just to keep the sanity. Depending on who you ask, you might receive a different answer. But has Developer Red Limb Studio found a way to bring this all together in Virtual Reality? Let’s find out with Rise of Insanity for the PlayStation VR. Before we begin, I will say that… Read more.
I want you to stop what you are doing and take what I am about to say to heart. Think about a time when you were a child and how innocent things were. If you happen to have a child now, take a moment to look at things through their eyes. Does either of these put a smile on your face? Is it a time you wish you could go back to or make last forever? Would you do anything… Read more.
What if you could enter a mind? What if once you entered the mind what you knew was generated for you in a reality that is not known, but reimagined of how one reality could become the normality? What if you were the one being tested as the subject? These were some of the questions I had in what I experienced. But do Developers Spectrevision and Ubisoft Montreal and Publisher Ubisoft allow us to enter one’s mind…to become the experiment… Read more.
There was something special when Until Dawn came to PlayStation 4. From the graphics to the story. Something just kept wanting us to be in that world. Then here comes Until Dawn: Rush of Blood for PlayStation VR. A roller coaster shooter of a nightmare that made us jump in Virtual Reality. So what does Supermassive Games do? They took what works in Until Dawn and Until Dawn: Rush of Blood and made a prequel worth playing in The Inpatient for PlayStation VR. Like I mentioned, The Inpatient is a prequel to Until Dawn that has psychological elements… Read more.