If you were part of something that could save humanity, how far would you push yourself and those around you? Would the choices you make, be the ones that could end up harming the chances more than helping them? If it came down to it, would you be able to make every single choice without hesitation or would you have to stop and think about it for a moment? It's quite interesting when you think about it and how we,… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
Tag: Story Driven
There was a time when I thought that the ones that meant the most to us would be safe within Astrum Close. But what I saw, what I was meant to see is becoming this hallucination within my own mind. If crime doesn't exist here, then why did it happen to Dr. Albert? I have the ability to rewind time and find out the answers. I have the ability to stop things from happening. But is something or someone not… Read more.
What happens when there is a conflict between what you are supposed to do and what needs to be done? Would you try to do the right thing knowing that there could be consequences or would you do what was in your heart knowing the results would affect the lives of the ones that you cared about most? The mystery of the situation is a conflicting one, but yet, a challenging one no matter the choices you make. But does… Read more.
The distress signal was from Strelka N3 and was supposed to be for the help of my crewmate, but it turned out to be so much more. Something is not right. For every question I get answered, there becomes more questions as I go on. There wasn't supposed to be anything or anyone in that sector, but whatever it is, I know I cannot rush this. But the answers must be found, I have to find my crewmate and stop… Read more.
We were the best, I mean, we still are. We had that one job to do and something, probably one of us, as it was not me, but probably Frank, may have blown the mission, and our client isn't all that pleased. But we will do whatever we need to do to make things right. Even if we leave all the destruction in our dust. We have the weapons and skills, plus, we are mercenaries with nothing to lose. We… Read more.
What if every time you visited your grandmother, you had a feeling that something or someone needed help? What if you started to hear the voices that were trying to lead you, would you follow them? These are the questions I kept asking myself every time I got close to the attic. There was something strange, but I knew I had to open it. But as soon as I opened the latch, that's when I met her, Guinevere. She told… Read more.
Inventions can be a wonderful thing. From the planning to the execution, everyone and everything has its place in the process. But this invention has the size, the determination, and most importantly the heart to accomplish the goal. But for you to understand the story to be told, you will need to be on the lookout for the clues I have left you. John, it wouldn't be one of my inventions if I didn't make you think, now would it?… Read more.
Last month, we learned that a new game experience is coming to PlayStation VR2 where your eyes will play a role called Before Your Eyes. In this game, you will find yourself in the company of The Ferryman, tasked with locating souls and transporting them to the afterlife. While sailing to their ultimate destination, players must reflect on their character’s life, the choices they made, and the moments that defined who they were. For the first time, players can now embark… Read more.
The world we live in now has us preoccupied with the tiniest things in life. We go about each day searching for an answer to the question that has already been inside of each and every one of us this entire time. Memory, heart, and soul all have an important part to play in our journey of life. But if we rush the time, we may just miss the most important parts of that journey. The story will soon be… Read more.
What if you could be part of a city that could help prevent crimes before they even happened all through dreams? But with those dreams, a doorway opens to past memories where the opportunity to help find the truth is needed. But if something happened in your city where crime is supposed to be non-existent, how would you handle it? Do you think, if unsolved, the actions would continue, or would it be over? Thinking about the possibilities of the… Read more.
The life of a taxi driver can be very interesting when you think about it. Picking up passengers and listening to the stories that they tell all while engaging in the conversation. What do you think if what you were told was something that could become something very dangerous or possibly the one you heard about on the news, was actually the one sitting right behind you? Do you think you would be nervous, try to help in any way… Read more.
Think about the Old West where there were not any electronics, the congestion of things like traffic, and a simpler time of life. How do you think you would handle this era of time? Would you try to survive the way of the land or help and try to progress it? But what if this era was part of the gold rush where everyone was trying in the hopes to strike gold? Things could get hetic, where even a war… Read more.
The Old West is a special time in our life. Sure, we have the fresh air, the horses, and the local fun at the Saloon. But when those who are looking for gold can't get past the greed of the rush, trouble can become more than what's worth. And too much trouble can cause a war all due to conflict. I thought my days of being a bounty hunter were behind me, but in order to put an end to… Read more.
Since AREA MAN LIVES was released last month, it has been an experience that is both comical and entertaining with some celebrity voice backing you might be quite familiar with. But it looks like the developers have been hard at work to make sure your experience as Taylor is the best that it can be. Keep in mind, that there may be some potential spoilers with this update, but also remember, there are 98 different ways to die. So with… Read more.
If you could be a local DJ what kind of music would you play? Would you play music of things that you liked or try to play more from the local independent artists? What type of calls do you think you would take from the callers? Being a DJ can be hard work when especially when things may not go the way that you intended. So does developer Numinous Games show us what it's like to have a sense of… Read more.
If you could work at a radio station as a DJ in a small town, what kind of music would play? Would you try and play all the hits or would you maybe tone it down and play what your audience wanted? Would you add interviews into your routine and interview the local hero or try and get those bigger stories? But more importantly, do you think everything would go to plan as you envisioned it? Being a DJ would… Read more.
Sometimes when one is trapped in a room, there are many emotions that can overcome people. Fear and frustration can overcome you like nothing else. Not knowing how or when you will be able to escape and wondering if the time will ever come if you can ever see the light of day. But sometimes, the clues that we need to escape could be around us without ever knowing it. But what if you did not have to do this… Read more.
They say when someone is pushed into a corner, they will do anything to get out of it. But when one is pushed into the ultimate corner, where does the mind go? Do you think reality as you know is still as you remember it? Or does the mind go to a place that you cannot explain? A place where it will take you to be challenged to see if you have what it takes or will it lead you… Read more.
If someone you knew went missing, how would that make you feel? Would you be scared? Would you have a lot of questions? Or maybe you would try to find the answers for yourself. But what if the way to find the answers was just a ride away and all you had to do was step inside? It can be a very scary situation for something like that to occur and hopefully one that we will never have to face… Read more.
I think if we all had the opportunity to help someone in need, we would do whatever we could within our abilities to try to help. Sometimes we are put to the test of what our abilities can truly be. But what if the type of help that was needed, allowed you to help more remotely without being seen? How far would help if your own identity may not be revealed? It's interesting to think about what we might do… Read more.
What was supposed to be a day like any other, changed. The social metaverse in Scottsdale was supposed to be it, the king of the crop. It is where everyone would go. Well, until the disaster happened. They started to attack and those screams...those helpless screams that still can be heard. But there is hope...well, at least we hope there is hope. At least Gavin makes it sound like there is some left in Scottsdale. And I should know, we… Read more.
The 80's was a crazy time with that kid missing. What was his name...oh yeah, Corey. But I will need to tell that tale for another time. Years have passed and I thought things were slowing down being a paranormal detective of the unusual and all. Then things changed here in the year 1998 when I received a lead of a case where one teenage girl, Delia has disappeared. She was last seen in this abandoned mall with an arcade.… Read more.
They say I know how to solve a case. I can look at any clue and figure out what happened. I am not the normal detective people think but I specialize in unusual cases. And I think I just found the case of the century. It turns out that back in 1987, one Corey Savage disappeared never to be heard from again. But there are some clues that may be able to solve this case. Corey's parents asked me to… Read more.
If there was ever a game that set the term of classic, adventure, puzzle-solving, many of us would have our own favorites as to why we think set the standard for the genre. But there is one name that has been on pretty much every platform from the PC PlayStation to Atari Jaguar, to Android to the Oculus Quest even back on to PC and that is MYST. Even though there may have been remakes of the game from realMyst… Read more.
Ever since I can remember, all I have ever wanted to do was to go into space. I just wanted to see the stars...the moon...the Earth from a different perspective. I watched the films and kept my hopes up and my dreams wide open. But all my life I was told that was no place for a girl. I was told to give up my dreams. But I didn't stop. But I made it through training even up to the… Read more.
I'm not sure how it happened, but something tells me this may have been no accident. But with the recent incidents of those who lost their lives, this just doesn't add up. Why me? What do I have to do with it all? That car accident could have been possibly planned. But ever since it did happen, that detective is asking more and more questions. Questions that I am not sure I have the answers for. I may not know… Read more.
What would you do if one day you received a call asking for help? Would you continue with the call trying to figure out what was going on or would you hang up thinking it was the wrong number? Imagine being constantly spied on by the government where every move could mean a consequence. If you had the computer skills to hack the system, would you take it upon yourself to do what was right and help those who were… 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.
When you think about it, people are very fascinating. From where they have been, who they have met, and even their hopes and dreams. No matter what, we all have a story to tell. Sometimes it's those stories that we may realize could be a form of guidance to our own chapters for our own stories just waiting to be told. So when I heard Developer ZenFri Inc. was making a game where you are the last human taxi driver… Read more.
The future is a wondrous place. It's full of life, automated, and full of possibilities. You had everything. A great place to live and a great place to work. That is until you were replaced. But it's not all bad. Your new job has some positives such as traveling, no one to look over your shoulder, and plenty of social interaction. I mean you do have the government watching and there are no pandemics, but hey at least you get… 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.
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.
Have you ever wondered at times, when maybe daydreaming, listening to your favorite song or even just starting at the night time sky looking up at all the stars and wonder if it were all to end, would what you did with your time be enough would it all be worth it to gain redemption? These are some questions that one could easily ask themselves but may not like the outcome when the answers are given. But does Developer Mantis… 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.
In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with Neil Rennison of Tin Man Games and get into some of the games that they have been responsible for and learn more about their newest game, Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown. A game that brings to life the tabletop game genre, a narrative-driven campaign, and how being a scoundrel can sometimes lead to being a hero in ways that only Virtual Reality can. We also find out what… Read more.
When PlayStation VR first came out a year ago, there was a collection of games that came with it. That game was PlayStation VR Worlds. The one game that I really kept coming back to was the London Heist. It brought something new and refreshing by putting you right in the middle of the action. The immersive feeling it gave to you as you picked up the cigar to put it up to your mouth, then to be in the car and look… Read more.
Neptune Flux is just one week away for release on the PlayStation VR and PlayStation 4. This underwater adventure will have you submerged in a one-person sub all the while to discover the secrets that need to be solved to uncover the mysteries. I reached out to Zoxide Games to get some of their inspirations and to ask some questions about the game and their thoughts in general. Nick Pettit is the one person team from Zoxide Games and was… 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.
Spies have always been thrilling and full of mystery, adventure, and suspense. A Good vs. Evil story being told. From books to T.V. shows to movies to games, the spy and action genre is something that some of us at one time or another, wanted to be part of from the story to be the lead hero to having all the one-liners and charisma. But does Developer London Studio bring the action and bring those wants to an immersive adventure?… Read more.
The role-playing element has been out for ages. From the times you gathered with your friends to roll the dice and play the cards to the cartoons and movies being watched to even the controller in your hand. For some, it may be a way to live another life in order to escape our own or it may be a way to have our character increase in power or the decision to end that character’s life. The imagination, the situations… 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.
A house, a murder, and a motive. Every since I played the board game it was fun to see who was the suspect with what weapon in what room. Then when the movie came out, it took what I loved about the board game and brought it on the big screen to have that inner child smile. The Invisible Hours by GameTrust and Tequila Works have taken the formula of a board game to a classic movie and made it the new… Read more.
I first heard about Neptune Flux from Zoxide Games last year and have been waiting for it to finally come home to PlayStation VR and I can say that Zoxide Games did not disappoint. So what is Neptune Flux? It is an underwater story where you play as Sarah, as you start to dive down to the depths of the sea in your one-person sub as you try to escape the above that is pretty much not worth living in, with no other… 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.
Today we go to Mars. In the game Unearthing Mars, you play as a co-pilot that has no name. You and a Captain (yes she gets a name, even the robot you meet later on has a name), start off on a space station to learn about your mission to Mars to discover it's origins. The game has 10 levels and honestly, some are done better than others. Some missions have the ability to answer questions to help the story… 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.