What if one day you were living and the next you were in no place like you have ever been before? I know for me, at least, a lot of questions would be coming to thought. Questions like how did this happen, what exactly happened, and why of all things did this happen? All these questions come to mind and I am sure many of you may even have some other questions that you would be asking. But as I… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
You are a mighty captain. In fact, you may be the best of in the far lands. But where the stories are told, the stories can be heard and the jealousy turns into greed. You have collected many fine treasures over the years, but one Captain feels that ye treasure should be theirs by any means necessary. But in order to get your treasure back, you must be able to clear the way if you ever want to see that… Read more.
Puzzles don't seem to bother you. In fact, you thrive on them. No one has seen your puzzle skills and no one ever will witness the greatness that you are. But this is a new type of puzzle, a new way for you to add another notch in your belt, another way for you to escape...if you can. But in this puzzle room of colors, don't let the bright squares fool you as you will need to match three of… Read more.
Bob and Bub...Bub and Bob. Two friends that just wanted to relax on their vacation and relax, but they for some reason cannot stop bobbling those puzzles. I guess for two friends, the puzzle way of life is the best kind of vacation one can take no matter what it will take to solve those puzzles. Features include: 100 New Puzzles: Brand new, 3D puzzles with special bubbles and brain-teasing challenges Fun for Everyone: Intuitive controls and limited movement offers… Read more.
You opened your eyes and cannot believe the world you are in today. This place in time that you are in was not supposed to be, in fact, something more civilized, more alive was supposed to happen. But when you are trapped in a reality that is not yours, that was never meant to be, don't believe what is being told. There is a way, a way to escape if you will. A way for us to wander to a… Read more.
So you think you are the master of puzzles, huh? Do you think that you can get past any traps that are put in front of you? Then let's put you to the test with Hyperstacks. Even with the user-created levels, you may not be the same once you get started, but only time will tell by the level of fun you will be having. Features include: Melee and Ranged Combat - Crush your enemies with your own combat styleFull… Read more.
When there is a sequel to a favorite movie, book, or even game, what are your first thoughts? Is it you hope it will be good, maybe it's I hope they don't mess up what worked or possibly even that you have an automatic preconceived notion that you will not like it for whatever reason? All of these are valid thoughts to have and there even could be more such as will it be better than the original. So does… Read more.
The dream to be a homeowner. That place you can call your own and make it your own. But the house you just bought, the one that was supposed to be part of a dream has a small problem in that there is a curse. Something must have happened in the past and it must be the reason this was part of an estate sale. There has to be something that can be done or you may just become like… Read more.
The job of the Freelance Police is a rewarding one...it's a dangerous one...and it's a fulfilling one. The world is not going to be nice to you no matter who may live in it, but it's your sworn job to protect and to serve no matter how many things may not go your way or no matter how big the grin is on the face of evil. Features include: Experience the two-fisted japes and tomfoolery of internationally beloved icons Sam… Read more.
Escape Rooms can be a fun time in trying to look for clues to escape the room that you are in. It's a simple concept and depending on the type of scenario, can be a puzzling and unforgiven one where you will know who your true friends are or possibly never want to speak again. But in order to escape, one might have to know their surroundings well enough and put together the clues to have the chance of that… 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.
The words spy, espionage, undercover, and puzzle can have different meanings. For some, it may mean the spy movies like James Bond or even Austin Powers, it can mean a good book or T.V. show, like Get Smart or Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, or even games like I Expect You To Die. But it can be safe to say, that the words can mean mystery, solving puzzles, and even trying to overcome a situation no matter how serious or comical it… Read more.
Sometimes when you need to get away from the action and the roadblocks of everyday life, you just want time to relax and meditate in the most calming way possible. Sometimes it's a matter of reading a book, listening to some of your favorite music, but for some, it's the matter of completing a puzzle that can help us see that perspective. And what if with every piece of the puzzle that you connect, life could emerge you throughout the… Read more.
Heading back into space as a comrade seemed like a compelling way to go back into this. As I reviewed YUPITERGRAD back on September 18, 2020, there was one thing I wanted more of and that was more of it. The swinging action as you had to at times, get things just right in order to make that jump in order to get to the next area and the humor of everything just made it a great overall experience in… Read more.
This is not what I know. I am used to traveling between the dimensions, but something happened. Someone or something has trapped me. But the reason why they trapped me is not yet known, but I will figure it out. For I know the magic and I am willing to do what it takes, to learn those spells if it means I will no longer be held captive. I have to, for I am a Flow Weaver and I must… Read more.
The world of humans is a puzzling one, but it's when evil confronts our existence that sometimes we will have to form a unity to destroy it. But there just might be a way to get rid of this evil, these devils of sorts to turn them into stone. We found that by using these tools of magic, we could actually use the light rays to turn them into stone. But it's not easy, as these rays need help with… Read more.
My twin sister Ava and I love adventure. We thrive on every aspect. But it wasn't until that adventure on that day that something we came across, something magical, a machine of sorts that changed our lives forever. Ava was not how I remembered, but something from long a go. But this is not the time to leave Ava in this state, we must go through this together if we are ever going to mend her. Ava, I know you… Read more.
Stop for a moment and think about your own life. One where you think you have made the best choices up to this point. You may be growing up with the best family or actually have a family all of your own. But have there been times when the one you wanted to be with may not have always been the only option? What about pinpointing that time in your life where you made the decision that you knew had… Read more.
Observing the galaxy can be a very chilled experience. Looking at the stars and wondering. But what if your telescope is not like all the others? What if, you could observe the life and events of the curious planets by physically manipulating your telescope? Find new details that were just a thought and solve that ultimate cosmic mystery. It's all for you to discover if you just take a moment to look to see all your questions be answered? But… Read more.
No matter the time of the year, exploring the supernatural can be a wild ride. But sometimes it's best to just explore it in Virtual Reality and now you can with this new duo pack for the Oculus Quest/Quest 2. First, we have The Room VR: Dark Matter has you in the British Institute of Archaeology, London, 1908: The disappearance of an esteemed Egyptologist prompts a Police investigation into the unknown. Explore cryptic locations, examine fantastic gadgets and enter an… Read more.
If you are looking to discover new worlds and hoping for a deal, get ready as there is a new duo pack ready for you to discover. First, we have Down the Rabbit Hole. A VR adventure that takes place in Wonderland prior to Alice's arrival. You will discover a girl in search of her lost pet, Patches, that has wandered into Wonderland. Guide her as she moves through the mysterious world. But which way should she go? You can… Read more.
There comes a point in everyone's life where we know that we were destined to do something. Destined to make a journey no matter the unknown, no matter the voices trying to help us, and no matter the sacrifices. But that voice is the one she should have listened to. Why did you have to go, Grace, why? I could hear it in your voice when you left that message when you sounded like your world is collapsing. Hold on… Read more.
The job of a Maskmaker's apprentice can be an exciting one. One filled with magic and danger. But when the masks you create allow you to be immersed in the world around you, that is when the true magic really happens. But the challenges are the puzzles that are needed to be solved to help get you through the "Mask Realm". It's within this realm where things may not be what they seem. Here, there is a ruler named Prospero… Read more.
If you had the opportunity to work on something spectacular, would you continue with it no matter the costs? The long hours, the dedication, the missed moments of those precious relationships. But if it was all for the greater good, would you continue if you were so close to knowing the answer? It is something to think about if given the chance. But knowing the risks could have its greatest rewards. So does Developer Charm Games give us a chance… Read more.
It's been hard trying to keep my secret going. The one where Zoraxis thought they did me in for good. But sometimes keeping the suspense is exactly where you want them. But Agency knows how to keep a secret and this is the time to strike. My mission is to try and find out what Zoriaxis is up to. But it won't be easy and I will going to need to go really deep undercover for this one. I have… Read more.
What if you opened the door and walked in not knowing what to expect only to find something unique and charming that you could not stop going forward? Would you keep on not knowing what is out there? Would you take that opportunity and embrace it even though it may be something that you might not have thought about in the past? These are some interesting questions that if presented to you, might make you stop and think for a… Read more.
In what is some very exciting news, it looks like to be an awesome partnership between Charm Games and Perp Games has been made and are bringing two previously digital titles into physical form (no pun intended) to give those physical collectors and those wanting to extend their PlayStation VR library. First we have FORM that has you entering a surreal adventure where puzzles are built from dreams and memories. Can you solve the mystery behind an ancient artifact and… Read more.
What if one day, the expected became the unexpected? When you you wake, it didn't feel the same, in fact, where you find yourself is a new place, a place lands. A place where you are not alone. A place where the mot unlikeliest creature would become your friend you need. But as you cross paths with this creature, this helpless companion, it's where the journey leads you that becomes the mystery of it all to make sure that you… Read more.
The mission was supposed to be simple. All you gotta do comrade is go to Jupiter base, test the new device, launch the experiment to produce the fuel, and then return home. We are trying to get you home, but we need you to stay in that space station, use those grappling hooks with plungers, and swing your way to success. You won't be all alone, as you will have General Varnikov and the AI voice of Alsha to help… Read more.
Back in 1993, there was a game that came out on PC that really caught my eye and it was one of the reasons I had to have a PC. That game was MYST and it is a game that still holds sentimental value to me. Over the years we have seen the game and its sequels go from PC to consoles to handhelds to even mobile devices. I knew from the moment I saw the game and later played… Read more.
Over a year ago, a game called The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets showed what fun can be in Virtual Reality. Back in 2019, the Oculus Quest version received a special holiday update where it was up to you to help Granpa Santa find all of his missing toys. And Fast Travel Games is bringing back the fun for all the new players to find those missing toys and in doing so, can claim an in-game reward. So what… Read more.
IONIA has always been home. It's what I care most about and all that live inside of it. From the creatures that roam to the living wonders of this place, it means more to me than you will ever know. Every day I can hear that music and the glow that comes alive almost with a curiosity of the innocent no matter the size. But the harmony I know seems to be changing and I am not sure if it… Read more.
When you think about life, what comes to mind? The story that is being told? The impact we make on others? What about the journey? When you really think about it, many people may have many ideas and beliefs on what they feel is the right one when it comes to this subject. For me, it's really about the path that we take that leads on that journey in a way that we impact others. It really can become this… Read more.
If you have ever played A Fisherman's Tale, then there is one thing that really sticks out and that is the perspective of the views. The way it brings Virtual Reality into new ways. But if you have been waiting on a deal to play this game, then look no further than the Fisherman's Tale Deluxe Edition. But what's in the deluxe edition? That is a very good question and get ready for the digital bonuses. For you PCVR fans… Read more.
Imagine all that you read, everything you were told, and everything you believed between the real world and the afterlife was real was not a lie. What if there was a way to travel from what was real to what is fantasy? Would you take a chance to leave what you know only for a glimpse of what might be greener on the other side? But what if that glimpse would be the cause of you not returning due to… Read more.
With the release of Yupitergrad on Steam, the Oculus Store, and Viveport with some very positive reviews, it looks there are some great updates coming our way. For one, the Custom Controls Update. One thing that has been wanted was the ability to customize the controls, so the call has been answered that includes: Turn on smooth rotation and choose the speed of it;Turn off the rotation and play without it;Or play with classic snap rotation;Also for better gameplay customization, you can now calibrate… 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.
If you had the job of a cosmonaut that had a mission, what would be one of the first things you would do? Would you take selfies in your suit? Would you try to do some flips in zero gravity? Would you communicate back home in a humorous way? All those are very valid and admirable choices in their own right. But what if you could be a swinging cosmonaut on another planet? You may start to think of new… Read more.
I knew as soon as I came across that book my life would change, but I couldn't help it. As I read that book, the description of that place seemed almost too good to be true, but when I touched that last page I was on the island. But as I explored, I came across the amazing library and that's when I discovered the red and blue colored books. These books were not normal books, but a way gateway of… Read more.
One of the things that keep on surprising me within Virtual Reality is movement. You can drive or fly a ship and go as fast as possible. You can walk or run and you can even swing based on the mechanics of the experience. But when I heard that Gamedust was making a game where you have grappling hooks that you can swing around along with acrobatics along with solving puzzles with humor, I was intrigued. I had to know… Read more.
There are many stories and fairy tales that have been told. But one that might be very well recognized is Alice in Wonderland. I remember seeing both the Disney animated version as well as the live-action version and thinking the same thing in that there has to be more to this world. A world that is full of fascinating characters each with their personalities that seemed to match the craziness of Wonderland. But does Developer Cortopia Studios give us a… Read more.
Do you ever look at a sculpture or a painting and wondered what might have been the inspiration, the meaning behind it all, or even what the artist was feeling? Have you ever wanted to escape within that painting of Van Gogh's "Starry Night" or Monet's "Water Lilly" and just visit and see maybe the artist creating at that exact moment or even walked in the same footsteps to really understand? It's something I often thought about when just admiring… Read more.
Have you ever felt sorrow and even though you had loved ones around you, you still felt alone? But if one of those loved ones that you cared so much about passed away, would emotions such as sadness, sorrow, depression, or even maybe regretfulness be felt? For some, any of these could be a possibility or more. But what happens when you need to have that escape? What if you're in a pandemic like we are now, how do you… Read more.
After a release that was supposed to have Down the Rabbit Hole release around the same time for PCVR, the PlayStation VR version was tentatively scheduled for early April. With everything that has happened, it looks like some good news for the prequel to Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland. Get ready to go Down the Rabbit Hole when it releases on May 1, 2020, for PlayStation VR and is also available on the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift/S on the Oculus Store, Steam,… Read more.
Think about the last time you looked at art. I mean really took the time to look at it and thinking about the meaning. Think about what the artist was thinking and feeling when they created their masterpiece. Look at Van Gogh's "Starry Night" or Monet's "Sunrise Impression. Ever wonder what it would be like to step through those paintings and enter that world to actually get a sense of what that time would be like? But when I heard… Read more.
Imagine a time when you and another family member had a close relationship. That family member could be a brother, sister or even a cousin. But what if that close relationship changed at some point in time? A change that set the tone for the future. A future that when you think about it, you wished you could change to correct. Waking up alone in the storeroom, you find that the mansion you have been living with your father and… Read more.
Think back at some of the famous art that you may have heard of. From Van Gogh's "Starry Night" to Monet's "Sunrise Impression". Have you ever stared at them and wonder? But what if all of a sudden, all those masterpieces of art disappeared. And what would happen as those masterpieces disappeared, the human emotions disappeared with it? As you accidentally open the door to the old space, you are greeted by a robot who guards these paintings in some… Read more.
If you have enjoyed Deemo -Reborn- on PlayStation VR as much as I have, then you will be excited to know that there is new DLC to be had with featuring J-pop duo EGOIST and includes the following All Alone With You - TV Mode difficulty: Easy 3 / Normal 5 / Hard 8 & VR Mode difficulty: Easy 3 / Hard 8. Planetes - TV Mode difficulty: Easy 1 / Normal 3 / Hard 7 & VR Mode difficulty:… Read more.
On March 26, 2020, it was going to be a day for fans not only of wonder and exploration but those intrigued of a prequel to Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. Down the Rabbit Hole would be releasing for both PlayStation VR and PCVR. It now seems that the PlayStation VR version will have to wait just a little bit longer as it is now scheduled to come out in early April. A little disappointing for some giving what… Read more.
Do you ever read a story or see a movie and thought about how great it would be to enter that land and meet your favorite characters? Maybe you wanted to venture out more than what the story actually told or possibly wonder what it must have been like to visit that place and see what things were like before the hero of the story was introduced. Thoughts like this always make me think about the what-if possibility of the… Read more.
The date is 1908. The place is The British Institue of Archaelology in Londone. The crime is one missing Egyptologist. It will be up to you to explore cryptic locations, enter the unknown, and enter the blurness between what is reality and what is illusion. But this will not be easy and you may start to question your own sanity of trying to figure out this mystery. Do you have what it takes to unravel the mystery when no one… Read more.
For those that have been waiting to experience Wonderland before what you know of Alice. Down the Rabbit Hole has you playing as a girl who lost her pet Patches and happens to wander into Wonderland. But not know what twists and turns to expect. The good news is that with the publishing power of Perp Games along with Developer Cortopia Stuidos, there is going to be a physical release that will be released. Features include: Multiple Playable CharactersRich 360°… Read more.
What if a trauma had such an impact that your mind hid what it needed to in order to protect you? Would you let time pass by wondering and passing it off as nothing or would you dive deeper into the cause? Playing as one gifted Dr. Deven Eli, you are on a brink of uncovering the meaning behind the mysterious signal coming from a secret artifact called The Obelisk. But your gift is not what you may expect as… Read more.
The world you thought you knew changes within. The world you stepped in, hidden from a data server where an ecosystem is born. But this place, this hidden section is full of delicate creatures where the bond that is created is more powerful than anything you imagined. How will you interact with these creatures? What will you find? What will be the reality? Find out when Paper Beast unfolds onto PlayStation VR on March 24, 2020. Until then ...please enjoy...… Read more.
All you want is paradise. A place where there is peace and hope. But the question is not when you will get there but how. You could wait until your unfortunate demise or upload your soul to Elysia. But by doing so, not only will you be able to unravel your own life, but your digital afterlife as well. Features include: Psychological Adventure with Exploration & Puzzle Solving: Interact with over 100 physical puzzles, make psychological decisions and explore memories… Read more.
There was a time where radio was a big part of the entertainment. Besides music, sports, and news, there were also stories being told through radio dramas. But what if you were able to visit the story as it unfolds through your mind as you try to do your best to keep the radio station humming along as its new DJ. You have many jobs that you will need to do to make sure things are the best that they… Read more.
Imagine a time when you and another family member had a close relationship. That family member could be a brother, sister or even a cousin. But what if that close relationship changed at some point in time? A change that set the tone for the future. A future that when you think about it, you wished you could change to correct. Waking up alone in the storeroom, you find that the mansion you have been living with your father and… 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.
For those that have yet to play The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets or maybe you were hoping that you would be able to pick this up to add to your physical collection, you are in luck. In The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets, you will need to help your Grandfather solve the mystery of the missing pets. You will need to explore and be on the lookout as the pets could be found anywhere from the highs… Read more.
What if you suddenly were to crash land on a strange planet full of history, would you search for the answers no matter the sacrifice? Would you start to wonder if everything you worked for was for this moment or would self-awareness of the situation start to come into play? Would the mind be stronger or would the heart lead us on a soulful journey? All of these questions are valid ones that when asked among your peers, may have… Read more.
Back in October, a story-driven puzzle game allowed us to enter its world called Blind Spot. There have always been talks that DLC is coming and it looks like it is coming and coming very soon along with an updated patch. So what is in the patch and what about the new DLC? First, let's take a look at the patch notes: Add an option to change movement speed. Changed rotation performance when snap turning is off.3. Overall image quality optimization. Fixed some minor visual issues.4.Fixed some localization issues and some other minor bugs.5.Fixed "Far away" achievement and "Information Anxiety" achievement not being correctly unlocked. So improvement on the speed, visuals, rotation, localization, and achievements help is a nice touch.… Read more.
Imagine waking up on a mysterious alien planet that you crash-landed on. What you see intrigues you of this once civilization that seemed full of innocence, but somehow appears to be almost tricked in a way. But when you find a strange artifact that has power to interact with this technology of this planet, do you continue on with your curiosity? Features include: Full locomotion.Original Soundtrack.A truly immersive experience of an alien world.Multiple hours of gameplay. Will you have the… Read more.
Think back to something that you enjoyed in the past. It could be a movie, book, favorite game and think of the fond memories that you had when enjoying them. What if the things that we once enjoyed, the ones that left that lasting impression were able to see a new light in a way that only Virtual Reality can allow us to enter and experience? Would you jump right in without any hesitation? So does Developer Rayark and Publisher… Read more.
A small cabin is where you live. The size that you feel is much bigger than what you appear. As a tiny fisherman puppet named Bob, you know not of the outside world. But what happens when your radio broadcasts a storm is coming and you need to reach the top of the lighthouse so that the light can be turned on? You must use your hands to interact with things around you to accomplish your goal? Features include: Break… Read more.
If you saw something without even knowing anything about it, how intrigued would you be? And once you have gotten just a glimpse of what it was about, would you turn or away or would you be willing to step out of the safety of your boundaries in order to fully embrace it? Sometimes when we look into something that we normally might not, it may turn out to be something we enjoy. So does Developer Fast Travel Games give… Read more.
When you dream, have you ever dreamt of a different world and at a different time? Do you ever somehow in some way able to have your mind wander to that place and it's like you are there seeing things within your own eyes, even though you are really here? So does Developer Highwire Games and Publisher Perp Games show us what it is like to become dreamers in our own right, to see things through something so familiar, even… Read more.
Our past, present, and future can be a puzzling aspect. When we are younger, we don't think about how things may affect us in the future. We can look at our surroundings and relationships now and think about the past and how things could have changed so that our present selves may be in a better place and hopefully the choices we made and continue to make a change what might happen for a better future. It is really quite… Read more.
There is something about being able to see and figure out how things work. From the plan to the execution of that plan, sometimes we may get it right on the first attempt and sometimes it may take many trials to finally get the right chain reaction in order to accomplish the task at hand. But does Developer FAKT Software along with Wild River and Perp Games allow us to have fun with physics in a new way within Virtual… Read more.
In case you never saw the movie, back in 1993, a movie starring Bill Murray, played a TV weatherman named Phil Connors who without knowing it, takes on an assignment to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in the town of Punxsutawney in Western Pennsylvania. What he didn't know is that this assignment that he was signing up for would put him in this time loop of sorts where he relives every day as the same day until no matter… Read more.
Puzzles can sometimes be plain. But what if part of the fun in the challenge is the reaction? It seems there is a dark mystery behind the disappearance of a brilliant mad scientest and her daughter. It will be up to you to create the gadgets to launch, bump, twist, create those chain reactions in order to solve the puzzles in hopes that you can discover what happened. Features include: Build with freedom. No restrictions on where and how you… Read more.
Ever since I saw Jupiter & Mars for the PlayStation VR announced at PSX 2017, there was something that drew me in. It is one thing to look at something and see it, but it is another to experience it in Virtual Reality. There is just something about what I saw and what would sure to be a glorious and refreshing experience. So I reached out to Tigerton to get some of their thoughts, some of their inspirations and to learn more… Read more.
There is a certain fan base when it comes to Killing Floor that has this passion for the love of not only the enjoy, but for the atmospheric aroma that draws players in. So back in December when I heard that Tripwire Interactive was not only bringing a new game line up in the Killing Floor franchise, but it was going to be in Virtual Reality, I had questions that were piling up in my head that I had to ask. So when I reached… Read more.
With Cold Iron from Catch and Release releasing on PlayStation VR and the theme it was based upon, I wanted to know more about the game, the company, and the overall inspiration they have for Virtual Reality. So when I reached out to Matthew Taylor from Catch and Release, he was happy to give me some more insight into being a game developer and what the future holds for Cold Iron. Matthew Taylor of Catch and Release So tell us about Catch and Release.… 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.
Crystal Rift is a grid-based dungeon-crawler, in classic first-person perspective. An experiential horror challenge game that takes the player through a series of increasingly mysterious locations. With Crystal Rift out on PlayStation VR, I wanted to delve into the minds behind the game and reached out to Psytec Games on what inspired them and their thoughts of VR. John Hibbins, the founder of Psytec Games. Was were some of the influences for Crystal Rift? “Early Grid-Based dungeon crawlers like Dungeon Master and Eye of… Read more.
Vacation. It’s something everyone thinks about no matter the time of the year. From all the hard work that you do throughout the year, isn’t it nice just to take a minute or two and imagine being on vacation? Thing is, that imagination gets interrupted by your job and whatever else life wants to throw at you. But wouldn’t it be nice to actually go on vacation whenever you wanted? Well, it appears that Developer Owlchemy Labs has an unexpired… Read more.
Do you remember when you were younger and when it was story time and as the story was being told, your imagination begins to show the story in new ways? Virtual Reality can show these stories in ways we didn’t think possible and can do wonders from the tales being told and make the characters come to life. But does Developer Funomena allow us to see the story that is truly being told in a new and exciting way? Let’s… Read more.
Jump scares can be a brilliant thing. They keep you on edge as you expect them to happen, but not sure when and where they may occur. When you bring this element into Virtual Reality, you are no longer have that safety net per se, but instead, are brought into a world where you must play by its rules. So do Developer Steel Wool Studios and Publisher Scottgames and Lionsgate take you out of your element and welcome you into… Read more.
Our world is full of some amazing life. From the creatures that are on land as well as those who have the ocean is their homes. But there is something about Man and its desire to advance. And a lot of times that greed to gain the advancements can cause some to have no respect for the planet they live on much less for the ocean and what they dump into it. But does Developers Tigertron and their development partners… Read more.
I am sure at some point in your life you have played Angry Birds on some type of device from mobile to console. There has been everything from toys to movies and really doesn’t seem to be any stopping the craze. So does Developer Resolution Games bring a new perspective angle to the mix? Let’s found out with Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs for the PlayStation VR. Yes, Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs the familiar charm that you know and love, but… Read more.
Painting can be fun as you start to put brush with the colors onto the canvas. Something as simple as the color yellow can make the sun seem to shine as bright as can be and the color blue and make the sky seem as clear as it is when you are outside getting a breath of fresh air. But it’s when you start mixing the colors that different shades and tones to finally see your scene come alive. But… Read more.
When you have a life surrounded by the ones you love, it can be full of joy. When that life is taken away, great sadness can overcome the ones that were touched the most. But when one is reincarnated, the one that mattered the most will know that it will all be OK and yet there is still a purpose for the life that they have. But does Developer White Lotus Interactive show us that pathway from life to the… Read more.
Mental health is in no way a joking matter. One can suffer from the anxiety of depression, trying to do the right thing and to even fear itself. It can be hereditary or one can start to lose interest in things that would usually give them joy only to find the demons within that they must battle. But does Developer World Domination Project and Publisher Factoria Cultural Gestio, S.L open the door so we can enter this world that causes… Read more.
If you somehow woke up in a room that seemed to have no escape, would your fears start to automatically kick in or would you be able to take the time to think about how to escape? Just imagine how it would feel like as your heart pounding, your mind starts to play tricks, and wonder who or what was doing this. But think about it, what would your last thoughts truly be or even your last words if you… Read more.
One of my favorite Twilight Zone episodes is the one about five different characters inside a box just wondering what else could there be out there and do whatever they can to find an exit. The characters show hope, determination, doubt, and even acceptance. All the possibilities of their mind. But in order to break on through to the other side, everything they thought they might know, would be sort of flipped. Their realization now would have a different outlook and meaning.… Read more.
Penguins. They are cute, well dressed, love to eat fish, slide on some ice and play and some snow. And you have to give it to them, they are always well dressed for any occasion. One of my favorite things to do at Sea World is to go to where the penguins are and they have this moving walkway where you can just stand as it moves you as you admire the penguins. I mean if you get the 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.
You know how when you put on the PlayStation VR headset and magically you are in that new world. Your reality doesn’t exist, but this new world, this new place has become your reality. But what if something in this new reality trapped you. Would you know how to get back home? All very good questions to ask. But does Publisher Rebellion and Developer Dream Reality Interactive show us how to escape from reality to the next? Let’s find out… Read more.
At times I am sure we have held a puzzle in our hands and tried to figure out how things work as we try to solve it. Sometimes it may take minutes and sometimes we put everything aside and are laser-focused on solving our newly founded distraction as the minutes can become hours. So does Developer VizonEck bring the past up to present and twist it? Let’s find out with Twisty Puzzle Simulator for the PlayStation VR and PlayStation 4. So what… 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.
I love sci-fi. I love the way it takes you on the adventure. I love how sometimes you can just see the energy that went from the idea to the visual product kind of like how it is in Virtual Reality. Think about the idea, envision the outcome, and prepare to allow people to experience a whole new world in new ways like never before. But does Developer Secret Location allow us to enter Virtual Reality to manipulate time along… Read more.
I am all about Horror in Virtual Reality and I welcome any twists that may be used with it. From a story based on real events to even from a different culture view. But as important as the story being told is the environment that you are put into with the sounds that you hear to the immersion that surrounds you all make up the experience. So how well does Developer LITCHIGAME and Publisher Winking Entertainment plan on scaring you?… Read more.
What if you somehow were placed in a room with just four walls with no signs of any doors, how would you feel? Would you scream, would you start placing the blame on others or would you try and escape even if the answer was not as obvious as you would think? These are very real answers given the situation that you are in. Does Developer Gamedust allow us to enter the challenge of trying to escape a cube of… Read more.
If you were forced to be in a room locked in with at the time appears to be no escape, would your mind rumble with fear or would it have the determination to allow you to use whatever you could find and try to get out? Imagine surrounded by four walls that seem to have a life of its own or maybe the life you start to fear is in the room with you the whole time. But does Developer… Read more.
If you lost your ability to see, what would do? How would you feel? Would you…could you adapt to the world that you have known? But would you let this set back keep you down or would you become stronger and turn it into a positive? But it seems that Developer Tiny Bull Studio and Publisher Fellow Traveller want to give us that experience with Blind for PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOA18Rq-T7Y Before even starting just take a moment to enjoy the beautiful music… Read more.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj_-iaXhigo you ever have seen Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, there is a scene on the boat ride allows us to see Willy Wonka almost like a different person while he tests his guests? For some reason, this scene has really stuck with me. The images that play are a form of psychoanalysis and see if anything from their past would come up. Could it be a way for Willy Wonka to test everyone, including himself? But as the movie progressed and we… Read more.
If you were able to see things that you thought you knew, would you try looking at them from a different angle? What if the way you thought was only one way to look at things, would you try a different way or continue the way in which you knew? Sometimes I think about questions like these and wonder if given the chance to be faced with them if I would in return be able to answer them in the… Read more.
Puzzles and the challenges they can bring. Sometimes they can be so difficult that it can make your head hurt, sometimes puzzles allow us to think in new ways, and sometimes puzzles allow us to play them in new ways. But what do Developer Steel Minions (Sheffield Hallam Uni) bring to the virtual table? Let’s find out with PieceFall VR for the PlayStation VR. Back in July of 2015, there was a puzzle game for the PlayStation 4 called PieceFall released on the EU PlayStation… Read more.
At the launch of PlayStation VR, there were was quite a selection of titles to select from at launch. But with that selection, there was one title that may have been overlooked as it launched on August 30th, 2016 with the ability to play in Virtual Reality a little bit later. A game of humor, remarks, puzzles, and space was right there waiting to be explored. But does Namazu Studios title something that you missed out on and should play… Read more.
Ever since seeing Professor X and what he could do to seeing the movie Phenomenon to the T.V. show Heroes, I have always thought how cool it would be to move objects with our mind, to somehow feel like a superhero. Then I thought about what if the government found out about me? Would I be part of a traveling freak show? Would I be studied and put under the knife for experiments in Area 51? These could be valid… Read more.
The corporate world. You wake up, get into traffic, go to work, leave, get into traffic, go home, eat, sleep, and repeat. Day after day…week after week…month after month, and year after year. It’s the same thing…over and over. But does Publisher Oasis Games and Developer Red Accent Studios take the thoughts of escaping the workforce of entrapment and allow that to be represented in Virtual Reality? Let’s find out with Salary Man Escape for the PlayStation VR. Salary Man Escape is a… Read more.
I like puzzles as they allow you to think. Each piece needs to be in the correct location to move, to complete the picture of a scene. There are many different types of puzzles from mechanics to sliding the pieces around. I always thought about puzzles in Virtual Reality. Would the work? Would they keep the interest of the player? Could a story be told surrounding puzzles? These are some of the questions I actually have had. So have my… Read more.
Puzzle games can be fun. They are cherished by many. Your thinking, knowledge, and logic all tested. Your frustration can reach its limits just as well as your ability to overcome the challenges and succeed can be rewarding. So does Turbo Button’s Floor Plan for the PlayStation VR have the right formula for a fun puzzle adventure game in Virtual Reality? In one short answer, yes…yes it does. So what really is Floor Plan? What do you do? Well, Floor Plan is a puzzle adventure game. It… Read more.
When you have a story that is so heartwarming it's great. When that story can bring you in and bring you down to the level of where the characters bring life to that story, that is something special. But the question then becomes, can you bring that heart to a new level in Virtual Reality? Well, it seems that that is exactly what Turbo-Button has done with Along Together for the PlayStation VR. So what is Along Together really about? Its a story about… Read more.
Games can come in all shapes and sizes. Some have massive worlds while others have you contained in certain rooms. Some games require only for the single-player storytelling, while others require to be online. But sometimes, just sometimes there comes along something that is neither single nor online, but requires you to have someone with you in order to play. But the question is can this type of game be any fun? This is what Team Future Games hopes to… Read more.
MYST. It was a game that launched back in 1993 and It was one of the best graphic puzzle adventure games at the time. It was one of those games that helped get a PC in your home. But what was so special is how you were just thrown in, with no clue of what was going on. All you had was a book that allowed you to travel to the island of Myst. By solving the puzzles, you could then… Read more.
There is something about horror games that draws us in. You can sit on the couch or your favorite chair. You can play with the lights on so you know everything will be alright. You could take it one step further and turn out all the lights just to add to the atmosphere. All of this is fine as you have that wall of space. What do I mean by that? Well, when we play, you see the T.V. and… Read more.
When a game has puzzles, it can be fun. When the game has a certain theme to compliment the puzzles, it becomes a real joy to play. And I am happy to say, that if you like your games to be a joy to play, then Rangi from Developer Funsoft and published by Digigo, just might be the joy you have been searching for on the PlayStation VR. One thing you will notice about Rangi is how beautiful the world really is. The African… 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.
Ever since infamous outlaw legends from Billy the Kid to Jesse James, I have been fascinated with the wild west and the stories that have been told. And I have always imagined and wondered how it would be to be in the wild west. And I can say that Cold Iron from Catch and release have brought that imagination and excitement to PlayStation VR. Cold Iron is a puzzle shooter that will have you trying to draw your gun faster than your opponent.… Read more.
We have all played our share of platformers over the years. Some have us jumping barrels, some have us collecting coins, and even some have memorable boss battles. Now take all the favorite things you love about platformers, add some new perspectives, add a touch of feeling like a God, and blend that in the VR blender and pour it into your favorite smoothie glass and you will have a replenishing, soothing and refreshing experience with Light Tracer from Oasis Games. In Light… 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.
When you add an episodic tale and add that to Virtual Reality, something magical will happen where you are part of that story in immersive ways that must be experienced and Time of VR and Keen Vision are doing just that with their artistic vision of Soul Dimension for PlayStation VR. Playing as Frank, you have the ability to go across dreams. As you move around the house you start to remember and see what appears to be a vision of someone… Read more.
Some of the games that help expand what we may know now can be bounced off a certain type of genre of games, dungeon crawlers. You might have to find a key or a potion or fight a monster. All that nostalgia and more are present in Crystal Rift by Psytec Games for PlayStation VR. When I first tried Crystal Rift I was brought back to those games where we must explore and try not to fall in the pits of fire… Read more.
Oh, how puzzles and VR go hand in hand just like peanut butter and jelly. Symphony of the Machine from Stirfire Studios comes to the PlayStation VR in an immersive way. For that, I love the way the world is presented with it’s Mother Nature of puzzles. When I first started, I was in this world that had a familiar vibe with a peaceful tone even when going up very high on the elevator. This world needs your help to… Read more.
Dying: Reborn from the great people over at Oasis Games has come to the PlayStation VR and for one I am glad. In Dying: Reborn you play as a detective who is trying to piece together what is going on. A Clue type of sorts if you will. Mixed with a very immersive feel along with impressive visuals. When I played I did not go in thinking this would be another type of the same game as well as it shouldn't,… Read more.
Imagine a time when you and another family member had a close relationship. That family member could be a brother, sister or even a cousin. But what if that close relationship changed at some point in time? A change that sets the tone for the future. A future that when you think about it, you wished you could change to correct. Waking up alone in the storeroom, you find that the mansion you have been living with your father and… Read more.