Yes, Summer. I know these are still very much crazy times, but as things slowly and hopefully get back to normal, Perp Games is wanting to get in the Summer spirit with the Summer Spectacular. So what is this Summer Spectacular you might be wondering? Beginning June 19, 2020, Perp Games along with some amazing Developers are bringing the goods with some Physical releases. But what are the games? Are they action, or racing or even Survival Horror ones? Let's… Read more.
Escape Into Your Reality
Alright...you have a choice. You can either go at this alone and be overwhelmed by the amount of chaotic craziness that is the kitchen or get ready to go at this together in hopes that you can all work together to serve those customers before things get way out of hand. But it's not going to be as simple as just serving the food, you will need to cut up ingredients, put them in the right order for those picky… Read more.
Think about the future for a moment. No, I am not talking about 5-10 years from now, I am talking about centuries. How do you imagine the world will be then? Would the world be full of machines and humans be the ones who are the minorities? How about a place that is unlivable and maybe humanity is somewhere else? In fact, is it possible that there would even be a world then or at least what we think of… Read more.
Remember the stories that we were told of giants. From David and Goliath to Willie the Giant in Disney's Mickey and the Beanstalk to even Andre the Giant. All those characters had an enormous presence because they are well, giants. Big and very tall, some mean and some kind and misunderstood simply because they were different. Every time I heard the stories I almost felt bad for the giants as they didn't fit this type of mold that everyone would… Read more.
You have seen the movies...you have seen the show on Netflix, but now in at this academy, it's time for you to get ready to soar with your broom win the race as only a little witch could. Features include: Learn to soar with the help and encouragement of fan-favorite characters from the popular anime.Motion sickness reduction technology that will keep the focus on the exhilaration of flying.Become part of an all-new story throughout familiar areas around Luna Nova.Pair up… Read more.
Think about your favorite spy book, movie, or game. What was your favorite part of it? Sneaking by the enemies and getting the upper hand? Maybe it was all the awesome gadgets? Maybe just the music alone set the tone for how good the action was going to be. Sometimes when we get really into that favorite scene or point in the game, we wish that there was a way to either go at it alone or maybe if you… Read more.
You chose this life. This is the life you know. This is the life you were meant to live and this is the life that you will die by. When those doors open and you are ready for battle, are you prepared for the blood, the horror, and the awesomeness? It's time for your light to shine. So get ready to grab any weapon you can, dismantle anything that stands in your way and take back your day. Features include:… 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.
Oh, what a day for PlayStation VR players. It looks like the hopeful that has been lucky enough for Oculus Rift/S and Oculus Quest players is coming soon from a galaxy far...far away. In ways that only ILMxLab could bring the Vader Immortal series to PlayStation VR. I can tell you from personal experience that experiencing the Star Wars universe and seeing Vader close up is something that you do not want to miss. In Vader Immortal: Episode 1, you… 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.
One of the things I enjoy at theme parks is rollercoasters and rides where you can ride and shoot targets at the same time. Sometimes the rides are just there with no real type of theme, but for the ones that do have the theming, it really can help tell the story of the ride you are about to go on. But with theme park rides, most of the time there is that wait which may or may not make… Read more.
When you look at the world that we are in right now with the pandemic going on and having to stay inside with a majority of things around us closed, what do you start to think about? When will it end? When will there be a vaccine for the virus? Maybe even the thought has crossed your mind if you could only destroy something that you can't see? Those are all very good questions and I am sure there are… Read more.
Have you ever thought about if it was just you and your creative mind, how you would fill it? Would you sit back and just embrace what you created or would you just move on to see what all came to mind? I have thought about this on many occasions and just wondered what if...what if I could create with music and somehow bring it together in a unity of wondrous space for movement, shapes, and music. So does Developer… 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 world that we are in now and that world getting flipped around due to a virus that so happens to be caused by a mad scientist and his experiments that happen to cause a zombie outbreak. Would you do what you could to hopefully be a survivor or sit back and hope that it would all pass by? As the world that we are in does Developer Visual Light give us a way to have some fun… Read more.
Working out can be hard sometimes. It can be difficult when you may see other people who might be in better shape and you start to become self-conscious about how you look. But you know deep down inside, that the person you want to become just needs a little help so that not only the world can see, but the person you always wanted to become when looking in the mirror. Sometimes it just takes that little self-motivation to become… Read more.
You did your part, but it was them who couldn't carry the weight of what was supposed to be a team. You tried...we get it. Playing on a team is not really your thing and it's time for you to quit blaming others and to make a change. Features include: Dueling against other players using future styled weapons.Move and dodge to avoid getting hit.Physical intensity.More features to be introduced. So do you have what it takes to take down your… 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.
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.
You want to be the best that you can be. You want to be played with, you want to go on walks, and you want to be the best dog you can be. But there are times when you are not sure of what your actions may cause and you get called a bad dog. So what happens when the mailman comes by and you get the urge to bite? What do you do when you smell mushrooms growing out… Read more.
Do you remember first hearing about the movie Sharknado and maybe we're thinking like many others, sharks and a tornado...how is that even possible. But then you started seeing the trailers and watched the movies and somehow, was drawn in. Then with each sequel, it seemed like more and more celebrities wanted to be apart of the experience. There was just something about the movie that didn't take itself too seriously, but it was all about having fun and just… Read more.
Rumors...oh how they are fun and exciting. But the real excitement is if the rumor you really want to happen comes true. Resident Evil has been around for a long time. I still remember that scene where the dogs jumping through the window and it made me jump at the time. I can look back on it and laugh at it now. But what Capcom was able to do with Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and take jump scares and the… Read more.
Developer The Binary Mill and Publisher Perp Games have joined forces for The Binary Mill Limited Signed Collection Edition. Previously, it was announced that Rush VR, Gun Club VR, and Mini Motor Racing X were all receiving a physical edition, but now it looks like you can get all three with a limited collectible sleeve along with the signed inlays. Keep in mind there are only going to be 100 of these made and only available in the Perp Games… Read more.
I know this is a crazy time we are in. The world seems like it is upside down with the Virus outbreak making us all pretty much staying at home. But I get it. Some of you may feel angry, some may feel a bit unsure of what else you can do besides what is being told, and some wish you could pop that virus out of existence. But what if you could take what you were being told, take… Read more.
So your stuck inside and want to get out and be active. You can't get the gym and use the treadmill or any other cardio machines. You start to feel down. You just want to get your cardio workout in. You miss that connection with trainers and coaches Well, get ready as your wish is about to be granted. Features include: Full body, personalized workouts.Expert coaching from real fitness trainers.Workouts mapped to music from the world's most popular artists.Incredible photoreal… 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.
The Tribeca Film Fest that was supposed to happen to make its run from April 15 - April 26 in New York City as well in New Jersey, has been postponed. What was supposed to be a gathering of independent films from documentaries to narrative features to discussion panels as well as music and entertainment, has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. But in the spirit of what the annual springtime Tribeca Film Fest stands for, they decided to keep… Read more.
Remember picking up your favorite comic book and just being part of that story? As you read, the action appeared before your eyes even if others could not see what you saw. Well, imagine a story where the town you grew up in was a small town and everyone knew everyone. But as you grew up, you had to leave your friends...your family...the place you called home. But when you get the news that something is wrong you have to… Read more.
A war is happening and there is only one person that can win this and that is you. You are the top pilot and you have no fear. Your skills are legendary, but this is not a mission to take likely. You need to get in there, take out the enemy, and survive. When the situation gets critical, will it be enough to get you through it all? Will you simply take out the enemy or use the Magnetic Pulse… Read more.
Gear VR has some good points going for it. It has some good VR games and experiences, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube VR among others. It may not have 6-DOF, but for some, it still continues to be used. But there are some updates coming to Gear VR that may impact some users. Oculus always wants to deliver the best games and experiences that they can, but they want to focus on the latest technology as more and more users get into… Read more.
The Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus has been around for a while since the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and has worked with every phone up to the Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9. Now, depending on the phone, certain Samsung phones only worked with a certain model for the Gear VR. When the news of the Note 9 was coming out, there was a discussion on if a new Gear VR headset would be coming or exactly what would… Read more.
You had a feeling. Deep down you knew it was coming and now it's up to you to try and take it out. This is not an ordinary storm. This is a storm with many eyes and many teeth. This tornado is not like others have seen before, but you know what is headed your way. This tornado is as powerful as it is full of destruction and horror. This Sharknado has one serious bite. You will need to grab… 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.
We all know the story of The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf or do we? You know the story where the pigs are the innocent victim as the wolf wants to get them and starts blowing down their houses. But what if what you thought you knew was a lie? What if the real story was never told and in fact hidden from us all? What would you say if the pigs, in fact, are the ones… Read more.
Imagine at the time when hope seems to be lost, war is still strong. But you don't have to sit around and wait for it to end, you could be the one that ends it. But the choices will need to be the right ones when the pressure is on. It will take someone with a heart, someone will the mindset, and someone that can find it in themselves to be the hero we all need. Features include: Cross-Platform Support-… Read more.
There were talks for years of this happening, but did any of us really prepare for what has come even after it happened? L.A. used to never be this cold ice-covered ruin of a city. But we can either continue the talks or try to survive. For generations it was said to say no to drugs, but did anyone listen? New designer drugs were made causing this new breed…this Snowbreed who are infesting the cities and wrecking any civilizations there… Read more.
These are some weird times we are in where in order to be safe, we need to stay in and practice social distancing. What was supposed to be an exciting day for many PlayStation VR fans on May 15, 2020, with the release of Marvel's Ironman VR, has to be put on hold until further notice due to the global crisis of the Coronavirus. In a tweet from PlayStation, they announced that they had to make the decision to delay… Read more.
What would you do if you woke to no memories? What if the place you awoke from had some secrets of using biochemicals? Imagine being in another body with no idea where these things were made. Of course, with all experiments, everything runs smoothly with no problems, right? Is this why you are here...to correct the mistakes that were made? Features include: Story Mode - Find the answers to the questions in this immersive Sci-Fi adventure.Swarm Mode - Stop the… Read more.
The stories that Grandfather tells are very good ones. Sometimes, he may go on and on, but that can be part of the fun. His stories of bandits are ones where you can sit around and get lost in. But what happens in these stories will take you on adventure that will have fight with some big bosses as you will use both of your hands to shoot and use various covers in hopes that the tales can be heard… Read more.
Have you wished that some of the day one PlayStation VR games would be in that physical category? Have you been begging and pleading with Perp Games and Frames Interactive to somehow in someway come together in a time in need? Well, your prayers have been answered with some extra time to spare. Features include: More than 40 levels in the single player story-driven campaign.Extensive multiplayer party mode.New Lost Lessons DLC . So will you dodge what is being launched… Read more.
So you think you really graduated and you thought your time at the Football Improvement Centre was finished as you were lead to believe you completed all the lessons that were to give. What if there were some lost lessons left to be learned? Then get ready to discover what Carl has been working on in his workshop. Features include... 10 brand new single player levelsBonus party mode level to enjoy with friendsEnter Carl’s workshop for the first timeTrampolines!All the… Read more.
With new games and experiences coming to Virtual Reality, you would think a particular ecosystem would have it, then all headsets on that platform you would think it would come to the others as well. YouTube stars The Slo Mo Guys have an eight-part mini-series on the Oculus Quest as well for the Oculus Go and Gear VR which uses the Save to VR function. With the Oculus Quest and Oculus Go, being able to watch this via Oculus TV… Read more.
Since April 5, 2016 when Tilt Brush was released for the the HTC Vive and less than a year later it was released for the Oculus Rift. Then it became available for Windows Mixed Reality and after many requests and questions of when or if it was even possible that Tilt Brush would appear on PlayStation VR, it seems your prayers have been answered. Features include: Dynamic Brushes - From ink and smoke to snow and fire, explore the wonders… Read more.
Back in January of 2019, when news about Budget Cuts coming to PlayStation VR and that one day we would get to dodge and attack as we try to sneak through the offices of TransCorp. Well, it looks like our time to deal with the evil situation by any means necessary is one step closer in both digital and physical editions. Features include: Unleash your inner office spy ninja skillsThrilling, oil-splatter filled close quarter combatDexterously zip, sneak or rambo your… 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.
For some who might have played it on the PlayStation 2 or Sega Saturn for example, Panzer Dragoon is one of those titles that many remember and enjoyed. For those who may not be aware of the series, it was an on-rails type of game where you controlled a creature while shooting at enemies. Well, now it looks like there is a Panzer Dragoon game in development for VR called Panzer Dragoon Voyage Record where we get to relive various… Read more.
When L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files came to PlayStation VR in 2019, it received exclusive console content that could only be found on PlayStation VR. Now, a new update brings the following three minigame mode content to the PCVR version: Speedcar game for driving.Boxing game for combat.Shooting range. The update also brings support for Valve Index, Vive Pro, Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos, and Oculus Rift S. But if you think about it, with the update to L.A. Noire:… Read more.
Think about the brain and how science is trying to fully understand this complex organ of the human body. It controls everything from speech to memory to movements. When there is a happy time, that image to that moment is stored to times when they may not be so bad or even traumatic, hidden in a way to protect. It really is amazing what the brain can do. But what if you connect your mind, read a person's mind, or… Read more.
It turns out that HTC has decided to discontinue two of its Virtual Reality headset and replacing them with two newer headsets. The HTC Vive Pro that was released in 2018 and HTC Vive Focus. So you might be wondering if those two devices are discontinued, what will replace them? That's a very good question to ask. The HTC Vive Pro is now going to be replaced by the new HTC Vive Cosmos while the HTC Vive Focus is being… Read more.
Imagine a town you grew up in your whole life. A town where it may not be that big to locals and you, Slumber, Alaska is home. But as you grew up, it was time to venture out on your own and go to college. Playing as Mae, you return back to the town that you called home all those years to save your father from the locals and creepy creatures that have infected your hometown. Features include: Full arsenal… Read more.
Think about a time when you bought your car. You had to go to the dealership and spend hours that ultimately could be an all-day experience from the time you step foot at the dealership until you leave with your vehicle. But what if you were not really sure what kind of vehicle you wanted or the one you really did want, the dealership did not have the color you wanted or the features you wanted? Would you just take… Read more.
I do love technology and the way it can make our life better. But with technology comes the realization of how that technology can take over a job that has normally been fulfilled by humans. Take the profession of Janitor for example. Janitors are responsible for the cleaning and well being of an area(s) such as the restroom. Sure we may go to a restaurant or place of business and employees may take turns cleaning the area, but what if… 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.
Imagine the world around you goes from bright and hopeful, to dark and discouraging. The place you felt the safest is now out to get you. That could change a person, but you need to ask yourself, how would it change you? The people you knew, the people that you loved changed and this change makes you wish you were dead. Their hunger overtakes and you are the feast. But you are stronger than that, but get ready to be… Read more.
That's right you racing fans who have been looking to add to your physical collection of PlayStation VR games, it looks like some of your hopes of adding some adrenaline to your stash is about to come true. So get ready to race and grab that first place in some high-octane frenzy that will have you wanting to keep playing. Features include... MULTIPLAYER - Full online multiplayer with up to four friends, and local career mode co-op. MASSIVE CAREER MODE… Read more.
Have you been hoping that your physical PlayStation VR collection could grow? Have you wished for Gun Club VR to be on that list? Well, your wish is about to come true as you are about to get a little more physical as you take to some of the interactive ranges with some of the most powerful weaponry in your hands. Get ready to upgrade and customize as you these targets will fire back. Features include: STRIKING REALISM - Highly… Read more.
For those that love the thrill of the wind in your face as you race down mountainsides at speeds that normally you may not even attempt in reality as you try to make it through canyons as you lookback only to see you misjudged that move and see your friends race towards the finish line, it seems things are about to get a little more physical. Features include: Epic Multiplayer Jumps - Challenge up to seven friends online or get… 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.
With the news of Marvel's Iron Man VR coming to PlayStation VR, many have been excited to suit up and become Iron Man. Many of us were excited when we learned it would be coming on February 28, 2020, but we learned of the delay with the news from the Developer Camouflaj in January. If you were not aware of what you will be doing in Marvel's Iron Man Vr, you will suit up as the Armored Avenger in an… Read more.
Think about games and how some have survived on different generations of platforms over the years, what comes to mind? Before you answer with your favorite FPS shooter or driving sim, let's focus more on the music genre. Maybe one with space, aliens, and a reporter named Ulala. From the being released on Game Boy Advance to Dreamcast to even PlayStation, Space Channel 5 is one title that many will have some memory of. So when there were talks about… 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.
Have you ever thought about what it's like when someone doesn't like just because of your looks? Maybe they feel threatened in the mere size that you carry. Or perhaps, it's what they do not know that fuels their own anger. But what if you could show them all? What if your size did matter? Sometimes you may have to use what is thrown at you in order to make some see their ways. Features include: Full Campaign: Fight your… Read more.
When you hear the word Cyberpunk, what comes to mind? Dark...Futuristic...Danger? Yes, those do come to mind and so much more. Being able to enter a world where crime is s steady threat against a city and having bullets fly all around all with the neon colors lighting up the area can be both jaw-dropping at times as well as putting you against the world as you could be taken as the threat that is there to interrupt the flow.… 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.
Diving is in your blood. It is your life. As a world-class diver, you are Ren Tanaka and you have a gift. The ability of swimming beyond what the normal person would normally be able to with scuba gear and swim without it. You know your limits, but after your last dive left you landlocked for months, you may start to question your limits. But there is hope when your mentor, Dr. Landstrom has made a discovery that could change… Read more.
Think about all the things that you are able to do in Virtual Reality based on the experience that you are presented with. From exploring to survival, Virtual Reality gives us a way to interact with different objects in different ways. Even if you are surrounded by zombies, the experience can sometimes be scary and sometimes it is just a matter of having some fun while trying to survive the zombies. So when I heard about Throw Anything and the… Read more.
Imagine being part of a town where everyone knows everyone and it has this balance that just seems right. Then one day something happened that wiped out the town. As time passed, you would have many questions that all you want were the answers. But if you had a chance to get those answers, how far would you be willing to go to get them? Would you do whatever it took, no matter what would be in the unknown? With… Read more.
This world was supposed to be better. We are more advanced than in the past. But somehow our past of depending on Artificial Intelligence has caught up. But did anyone think about what if? What if there ever was a crisis, would anyone know what to do? Would everyone be safe? The world needs a hero. Features include: A tense atmosphere in a cyberpunk battlefield, feel flames burning your hair and hear bullets whiz by your ear.Oncoming bullets give you… Read more.
With Arizona Sunshine coming full steam ahead with the Oculus Quest, the roadmap has been laid out it is not going to stop now. Back in December, Arizona Sunshine received the Two-Handed Weapons update, then you were able to visit the Old Mine January update, and because Vertigo Games cares, it's time for the Undead Valley February update. In Undead Valley, you will be playing in a zombie-infested warehouse that has been turned into an underground casino that is close to Las… 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.
I am sure we have seen now that there was a new patent filed for a controller, but what is interesting is what is built into it. Sure, many PlayStation VR players have been wanting a new controller with some simple things such as a thumbstick, but this patent includes a plurality of sensor units that detect the fingers of the user. Looking at the image above, placing your index finger could allow for a more gripping interaction within Virtual… Read more.
Ubisoft has been part of some great franchises and some fun VR experiences and it looks like it wants to take one of its existing greatest franchises into Virtual Reality. A recent posting is for a Narrative Designer - VR (Unannounced Project which can be found here. But it makes you wonder what franchise that can be. Maybe a Splinter Cell or Watch Dogs or how about Far Cry or Assassin's Creed? I mean they did announce a return to… Read more.
Imagine waking up in your own home that should be familiar place, but instead of the safe feeling you are used to, is now home to an unfolding mystery. One with such fear that you may not like or want to be a part of. As an Engineer, you are Andy Bishop who wakes to discover this terrifying mystery. And for what seems seems as the perfect setting to the unknown, nothing adds to the feelings of uncertainty at this… Read more.
What happens when there needs to be a highly classified weapon that needs to be retrieved and lots of danger will go to lengths to protect it? They call in you, an elite HRF Operative to retrieve it. But it's not going to be easy as The Megacities of the world are under siege by the Homech forces by that evil Cifer. But that weapon that is needed, codenamed TWS (Tri-Weapon System) is not an ordinary weapon, but a pair… Read more.
For those that have entered into the world of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, there has been something we have been wanting for years, more Half-Life and now we are about to get the opportunity for just that, but in Virtual Reality. Back in November, Valve announced a full-length entry of the series. Set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, you will be playing as Alyx Vance as you will fight against the alien race called The Combine (as… Read more.
This night is the night you have been training for your whole life. There is a reason why you are the elite. But in order to get the job done, the military is not going to send in just anyone, they are sending you in, a Phantom, an elite and deadly covert. Your mission is to prevent an all out war, but you only have one night to do it in. But you will not be dropped in the middle… Read more.
Your beloved city seems to have a serious problem. Local gangs have decided there are strengths in numbers all thanks to one Mr. S. the newest crime boss resident. Now the entire city full of crime and violence terrorizing the streets and that does not sit well with your rage. You thought your fighting days were over, not by a long shot. It's time to get those punches ready, spin those kicks, and throw out the trash, I mean bad… Read more.
Before you can prepare what is about to come our way, you will need to understand the past in order to understand. A research lab under the S Corp was started in the year 2017. They thought they could make the world a better place. With their success of cloning and genetic experiments. But there was a careless mistake when somebody used too much of whatever they created on those things and then the clones all went crazy and caring… Read more.
When you think about your life, do you ever think about the past and ask yourself, “What if I could go back to that time and do things differently?” I am sure we all do, but as much as I think we would all love to, realism comes into play and we cannot change the past. But with Virtual Reality, in a way that we can. We have the opportunity to enter a world and make choices that in hopes… Read more.
There are some things in life that motivate us. For many it is music. But what if that music could make something come out in you to help you get into shape? But it's not going to be easy as you will have to dodge, punch your way through or see if you can just go through the walls to the beat of the music. Features include: Great immersion feeling: You will feel like you are in the TV show… Read more.
There is more to the story that was told of a girl named Alice in Wonderland. But what you may not be aware of is the story before the story that needs to be told. Playing as a girl who lost her pet Patches and happens to wander into Wonderland, you will need to guide her as she moves through this mad world, but what you will have to find out is which way will you go and is the… Read more.
Our town, it was everything you could have hoped it would be. Sure we had our ups and downs, but they were our ups and downs in our old mining town. But something happened 15 years ago that wiped us out. But as many questions that I have, there is an answer. The only problem with those answers is where to find them and then you have to ask yourself, is going into the radius worth the price? Is it… Read more.
Get ready to enter the darkness, but not in the way you might think. This world you are about to enter is not one that you will take simply by walking, but riding through this fairytale darkness of a journey as you will need to shoot the enemies as well as to defend against them. Features include: Shoot enemies with the PlayStation Move controllers or DualShock 4 controller.3D Rudder compatible.Special vision that can be activated Slowing down time.Different environments. So… Read more.
It seems there is an evil of the land. An evil so powerful that it will take a hero or heroes in order to help rid this evil once and for all. But simply going in this without your trusty sword would be a deep and dark mistake. But in order to rid this evil, you will need to level up your sword-wielding skills against the enemies in order to meet your destiny and seal the fate of the titan… Read more.
Imagine going into a room with three of your friends and trying to escape. Now imagine if the Prince of Persia were to come back with Virtual Reality as a VR escape room? Teams of up to four players will need to work together and solve puzzles as you use the titular artifact's power to not only rewind and fast-forward time but stop it as well. Being developed by Ubisoft Dusseldorf, this VR escape room will have the team of… Read more.
With the announcement of Paper Beast for PlayStation VR, I have had some questions that I wanted to know more about the creatures and the discovery of the ecosystem, what type of dangers we would be in for, and if there would be any type of Sandbox mode to just get lost in? Well, it looks like we have our answer as there is a new Sandbox Trailer and it really does look amazing. Get ready for something truly special… Read more.
We all like deals and Humble Bundle is a great way to not only allow you to get some awesome deals on games while at the same time supporting a worthwhile charity and it looks like this bundle might be a VR bundle to really get immersed in. For the low low price of $1.00 gets you Cosmic Trip and Smashbox Arena that are normally priced at $19.99 each Now, you could easily pay the $1.00 and get the two… Read more.
Imagine a land with a champion who everyone including herself, would know no wrong. But something happened that day with the battle two years ago and all hope was lost...or was it? What if there was a chance that for the past two years of wondering and self-doubt could be changed? Features include: Comfort Movement - be able to explore every corner of this fantasy world without any nausea. Unique Battle System - The unique sword and skill system will… Read more.
No, you did not read that wrong. The game of pool always seemed to need a little oomph with the game...well, maybe not always, but this is why I love Virtual Reality. Are you ready to enjoy the rules of pool with some beautiful and some of the most physically realistic environments around. Features include: 10 single-player levels.2 player competitive mode.Detailed and immersive environments. Experience the solitude of the moon or the adrenaline rush of a game or two on… Read more.
In Crisis VRigade, you play as a member of the SWAT team as you try to handle some hostile situations, but it seems Developer Sumalab doesn't want you to go at this alone. It looks like you want you to bring some friends to assist with the action. And it seems the update is now available on Steam as we speak with an update coming to the PlayStation VR version as well. Crisis VRigade is available now on the Oculus… 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.
Standalone headsets are becoming a category to contend with. Headsets such as the Oculus Quest and the Vive Focus Plus deliver positional tracking for Virtual Reality, but not for Mixed Reality. And it looks like the French startup company, LYNX wants to be the leader when it comes to a standalone Mixed Reality headset. Recently, they announced the new R-1 headset that was built from the ground up for passthrough Augmented Reality (AR) along with Virtual Reality (VR) into their… Read more.
What do you do when aliens invade and start to force you to dance? You dance back to fight those aliens. That’s right the classic from the Dreamcast is coming soon with some funky beats in glorious Virtual Reality. But do you have the moves to take down those aliens? Will you be able to prove that you still have what it takes out there in space? Find out what kind of moves you have when Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda… Read more.
For those that have been waiting for a physical edition of Dr. Who: Edge of Time, you are in luck. Imagine going through time with the power of the TARDIS. Where would you go and what would you seek out? But what if The Doctor who you have gone on so many adventures, suddenly was hurled through time to the end of the universe? I am sure all will be ok, well, except for an unleashed virus that is looking… Read more.
Death is a powerful thing. In a split second, we can go from happiness to sadness. A filled void starts to become empty and leaving us with a frightening and painful experience. Questions such as why or how can start to form. We start to mourn over a friend, relative, a pet or even your child that brought us so many happy memories that we wish and pray that we could have just one more day, just one more minute… Read more.
Any time a new headset is announced, it is always interesting to see how it can improve not only on any previous models but how it will do so on what is currently available. Canon is looking to do that with the MREAL Display MD-20 HMD. When the Canon MD-10 HMD came out in 2016, it had a reported cost of over $82,000. No, you did not read that wrong...over $82,000 and only available in Japan. The Canon MD-10 Mixed… Read more.
What if you were to truly feel like you were alone? How would you feel? Would you feel an emptiness? Would you be sad? But what if at the time when you needed it the most, a friend showed up unexpectedly? And what if that friend was really big and could lift and move things like they were toys in a playground? Meet Lewis. He is young and is just trying to do the right thing. You see Lewis lives… 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.
With February already being a great month for gaming, there was a welcomed surprise that we would Firewall Zero Hour would be free for PlayStation Plus members and to help celebrate the party, the newest DLC is looking to bring on the fun as a new map, contractor, and new rewards are yours for the taking. So with this new DLC, let’s get introduced with the newest Contractor, Saul. Sometimes we need that one expert that can excel in the open water,… Read more.
You have read about the combat of these warriors. You cannot get the sound of that clashing steel out of your head. You have studied the ways of these warriors in hopes that one day you can prove that greatness comes from within and show the world what a champion should be. That day you have been training for is now and today is going to be your day. Features include: Skillful, fluid combat - Get ready for carefully designed… 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.
We read and saw about this scientist and since day one, we knew there was this evil in his eyes. We were right as good ol mad scientist has decided to play GOD, conduct experiments from around the world, and spread this zombie virus with his strange cube. But the question is, how do we stop them? The zombies just keep coming. These zombies want our brains and they can climb walls...wait...climbing wall brain-eating zombies that are not afraid of… Read more.
Think about all the hotels around the world. They, for the most part, serve the same purpose, a place to stay and sleep while on business or vacation. Sometimes the hotels become amazingly themed from the outside all the way to inside of the room. But have you ever wanted to stay in a hotel where gaming was its theme and would allow you to be immersed in the fun? Atari...yes Atari will begin to open up around 8 hotels… Read more.
Well, that part of the town we hoped we would never have to encounter again. The darkness filled death with the area of a stench. They tend to really like this area, the old mine and seem to challenge the living in such a way, that you do not want to go at this all alone. But it's not a place to just stand in one place and hope to survive, you will need to survive or become their newest… Read more.
With Firewall Zero Hour being free for February as part of PlayStation Plus, (remember that this is the base game that does offer DLC) there may be some who may have just gotten into PlayStation VR or for those that may have been in it for a while that may not be aware that yes, you can use the DualShock 4 to play Firewall Zero Hour, but to really enhance the immersion...to really get you into that level of playing… Read more.
So you have been a PlayStation VR member since day one or just recently joined, welcome! Virtual Reality is an amazing place to be a part of. But what if you are wanting to help take your PlayStation VR experience to that next step? Wouldn’t it be nice if you were playing a certain type of combat game that you could hold something in your hands that translates so well that it gives you that advantage? Something that wasn’t the… Read more.
There are many choices when it comes to Virtual Reality headsets. You have PlayStation VR, headsets from Oculus, HTC, Primax just to name a few, but there has been a variety of headsets from makers such as HP, ACER, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, and Samsung that have made Window Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets. Think of them as the more budget as well as premium headsets that primarily worked on Microsoft's platform that allowed inside out tracking as well as requiring lower… Read more.
For those that have played Beat Saber, you may have realized that there has been a recent update that may have been installed. In case you were not aware, three new tracks were released and all from Camella aka Cametek: Exit This Earth’s AtmosphereGHOSTLight It Up Do you think you can make it all the way through to the end of the songs or will there be a miscommunication between your mind and body? Find out with the newest update… Read more.
Things were once the norm. Well, normality as you used to know and now fantasy about once was all because they showed up and took over the world. These machines have put an end to the hopes and dreams of our future generations. That's how I used to think until I decided to make a stand and get rid of these machines so that once again, humanity can have a chance. Features include: Virtual Reality game with immersive tower defense… 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.
All of your heists that you have been on thus far seem like a walk in the park don't you think. Every mission you accepted, you have gotten through without any hesitation. But deep down, you knew all of this would be for something greater...something that you were destined for. That time is coming as it seems like you have been hired by a new client that wants to hire you to do the job. But you cannot go at… Read more.
When you have a movie such as Frozen and Frozen 2 shattering some records at the box office, some might wonder what could be next? Is there a way to bring that experience home where anyone with a Virtual Reality headset is able to experience the next leap in the experience? Well, we have already seen some movie and game tie-ins with the help of services such as YouTube and VeeR, and even the experiences on PlayStation VR with movie… Read more.
It's time for you to grab your shooters and be in tune with your rhythm as Harmonix's rhythm shooter is coming very soon to the Oculus Quest. In AUDICA, it will be up to you to shoot the targets with your timing and accuracy with the beats of the music. But do you have what it takes to climb those leaderboards and show who the best of the best is? Find out when AUDICA comes to the Oculus Quest with… 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.
Sometimes when I am in VR, I think about different ways to escape and who to become. I can become anyone and do anything from going on an adventure to seeing things from a perspective that otherwise, I wouldn't get to see. But there is something about going on an adventure in a far off land and be put on a quest that is one of my favorite types of genres to experience. But has Developer Vitruvius Technologies allowed us… Read more.
Our dreams of stepping into the role of Tony Star and into the suit to becoming Iron Man has been hit with a delay. Originally scheduled for February 28, 2020, a tweet from Camouflaj was sent out today… I know some may be disappointed with this news and was really excited for February 2020, but we ultimately want to have the best Iron Man experience possible. So I actually applaud the team for wanting to take this extra time to… Read more.
One of the many weapon types that work well in Virtual Reality is the bow and arrow. Being able to pull back on the bow with accuracy and releasing for that killer shot feels pretty good when executed properly. We have experienced this weapon before with different variations and powers of how it may be used. But does Developer Odd Meter games show us a new tale of the bow and arrow? Let's find out with SACRALITH: The Archer's Tale… 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.
It looks like for those hoping to receive the Feelreal Mask, it seems that there might be a slight delay for those that backed the Feelreal VR Mask project on Kickstarter. The mask earnestly added to your experience in Virtual Reality by allowing the simulation of smell, wind, vibration, punches so much more and on top of that, was compatible with any VR headset. So in essence if you were fishing out on the lake for example, you smell the… Read more.
2018 was the year that HTC came out with the HTC Vive Pro, the upgraded version of their HTC Vive. So if you have been holding off on spending $799.99 for the headset, there is now a $200.00 price drop making the headset a whopping $599.00. But you have a choice to make, you can get the newer HTC consumer-level headset, HTC Vive Cosmos that comes with two hand-tracking controllers along with inside out tracking for $699 or get the… Read more.
Virtual Reality has come along way. We have PlayStation VR, Oculus with the Rift/S and Quest, HTC with the Vive, Vive Pro, Cosmos...etc...But what does one do when they want to enter the Virtual Reality market and hopefully try and make an impact? You come with a new design and prays that it takes off. Enter the CES 2020 with the Panasonic VR glasses that seem to be a little steampunk without the actual headset in favor of more of… Read more.
There has been a few questions when it comes to Space throughout history. How far can we really go? Will we ever find any other planets that would be habitable? Is there any alien life form out there? Those are all good questions that to this day we are trying to find out even more of the answers. But we needed something, something that could see the images that were too far away and see them with such clarity and… 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.
The world around you has changed and New Orleans is at war due to a chance. This change is not one that you asked for, but it will be the one that tests you the fullest. When the people you love have their bodies piled up on the road, will you have any remorse or will you do what is necessary? When humanity you are part of goes from life to death, how will you survive? Features include: Live The… Read more.
Do you feel like your accuracy is dead on? Do you feel like you are unstoppable? But what happens when you throw in the action and the beat of the music? Can you handle the intensity? Features include: Pair the pulse-pounding pace of an FPS with the flow-state energy of a music game in a cinematic symphony of violence.Form your rhythm and find your playstyle, from tactical to musical, then challenge your skill with friends and world leaderboards.Infiltrate a fever… Read more.
That's right, the simulator that gave us so much that we didn't even know we wanted to keep working even after actual work has hit a very impressive milestone by going Platinum. That means that over 1 Million units have been sold. That really is a goal everyone can appreciate and applaud the wonderful team for this accomplishment. But I have a strong feeling that we are not done jobbing and cannot wait to see what the future holds. Congrats… Read more.
Have you ever thought about what if your job, your position that you worked so hard for was suddenly replaced with robots? Machines that could efficiently do what you do much better, faster, and without pay. And while this is going on, there was more of a deeper plan to remove humanity from the picture so that only artificial intelligence is left to rule. It really is a scary thought and the way the world is heading, somewhere in some… Read more.
Everything you have been training for from making the right plays to throwing that pass that will have your team scoring that touchdown. But the pressure is on as you only have two minutes to make that play count. Features include: Throw like a pro with realistic motion controls in a room-scale quarterback experience. Draw plays and hone your strategy: customize up to 8 offensive plays in VR before taking the field. Featuring 8 unique teams. Customize colors, QB voice,… Read more.
The reality that you know, that you are used to is about to change. The world you are about to experience is the darkness of emptiness that is waiting for you to change that. Every move can change with color. Combined shapes to mix the tunes of the sounds. If there is darkness, what will you create to form the light? Features include: 6 base songs (for now!) to create a soundscape on. A toolkit full of unique visuals and… Read more.
Just when you thought they were done with Blood & Truth, more DLC is coming our way and this time will contain some rhythm. Rhythm? Yes, you read that right. This new DLC will have the following: Four new rhythm challenges.Interactive DJ booth for you to mix up some tracksAnd maybe a few more surprises. But this is awesome and I really hope that the DLC and the Blood & Truth universe continue for a very long time. But you… Read more.
One of the great things about Virtual Reality is the ability to allow you to escape your troubles. A way to enter a new dimension, a new world that you may all seem so familiar or a place and time you may have not ever thought about. It really is your own time machine to become whoever you want to become and whatever, whenever, or wherever you want it to be. It really is quite fascinating once you think about… Read more.
When you think of stealth in movies and games, you think of being as quiet as possible and not being detected all while trying to carry out your objective. Sometimes the plan goes without problems while other times, depending on the situation can have many problems that can leave us scratching our head and ponder why. It sounds simple and sometimes we may think of how we would try and do it better. But does Developer Digital Lode bring the… Read more.
Winter has a few meanings to different people. For some, it would be Christmas, a Winter break from school, even snowball fights. But for some, the sport of skiing down the slopes or even ski jumping to maybe one day have the hopes of becoming good enough to make the Olympic team for their country. I for one would like to ski down the slopes throwing snowballs at the other skiers in a big snowball fight and if you fall… Read more.
When you think about scavenging for treasure, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Pirates? Gold? The sea? All of these are very good and smart answers. But what if it was taken a step further and your mission was to collect, not by sea, but by air and not only that but being able to control your ship in one of the most natural feeling ways? Sounds good right? But does Developer Agharta Studio show us a… Read more.
Racing is in your blood and it's what you were meant to do. Well, maybe not in an actual vehicle as anyone can do that. No, you have higher dreams than that. You want to be the top of the world in racing mini racers. But racing is only part of it, you will have to learn the turns, feel the environments, and master the art of the powerslide. Features include: MASSIVE CAREER MODE: Four huge championships and over 50 unique… 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.
Many moons ago before thee or I even existed, there were two beings that ruled the world, Lord Adaroth and Lady Evelyn. You see, these two Gods of Immortality lived at a time where peace and possibility are what some of us now could only hope for. But the world as they knew it had something missing from it, light. But Lady Evelyn wanted light and with that light came life. That life created some of the much beauty that the world of Anaria… Read more.
This month has been three years since the release of Arizona Sunshine for Virtual Reality. And Vertigo Games wants to help celebrate. How would you like to win an Arizona Sunshine key for the platform of your choice? What about a T-shirt? What about an Oculus Quest? I know what you are thinking...how? It's very simple all you have to do is the following: Share a video link, an image or story to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Let them know why this is your favorite… Read more.
What happened out there? Did the world end? Are you still alive? Is there anyone out there? When all hope seems to be lost, you should not give up. You should give up as you never know when a friendly voice may appear. The only thing that has kept you somewhat sane is your radio, but what if that hope you have been praying for has finally been answered? Features include: Full-size campaignHandle, fire, and reload over 25 different weapons… 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.
It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving has come and gone and while some may still be in a food coma and/or some might dreading heading back to work tomorrow, maybe some deals on Virtual Reality headsets will help make things a little better. Oculus If you have been looking for a deal on the Oculus Go headset, right now you can get the 32 gig for $149.00 as well as the 64 gig for $199.00 32 Gig: Amazon, Best… Read more.
Kittens can be cuddly, they can be cute, and they can be the perfect pet for some people. But what would happen if you had multiple kittens of different breeds with different needs and if you gave them too much catnip? Either it would be pretty fun and amusing or there would be some chaos to be had. So does Developer Star Vault AB show us the fun with kitten ownership? Let's find out with Kitten'd for the PlayStation VR.… Read more.
Ping Pong is a sport that takes hand-eye coordination and gives you the ability to test your opponent and have them test you. The shots can come in hard and they can come in fast and you have to decide if you are going to return the serve with the same force or rethink your strategy in hopes you can score that winning shot. But does Developers One-O-One Games and IV PRODUCTIONS along with Publisher Merge Games give us something… 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.
What if the tale was true? What if there is a stone so magical that it would grant you the power over the dragons? But in order to gain such power, you will have to embark on a quest. One that will test your courage and will. You will need to visit many locations to gain the advantage against those that stand in your way. Features include: A breathtaking immersive storyline that will carry you to the world of SACRALITH.Lifelike… Read more.
You have the need, the need for speed. You know in your heart of hearts that you are the best both in non-VR and in Virtual Reality but feel the need to prove it. Now you have the opportunity to race, but not only race but use weapons in order to make sure you win. But be on the lookout, because the other racers have the same goal in mind. Features include: Power-ups originally designed to be used in VR… Read more.
The times were rough, but you made it out of the TransCorp office, but what you thought was over, only really continues the threat against humanity? That threat is the existence of humanity as we know it. But there is something you can do to stop this madness...to end the threat. Features include: A multitude of new environments, new enemies, new gadgets and new types of challenges.The sequel to one of the first and one of the most loved VR… Read more.
Imagine a world where the beauty of plants surround you. Being able to water, touching, and interacting all around you, but not in ways that you might think. Imagine your interactive touch made the music that makes both the plants and creatures around you help life around you be restored to its fullest capabilities. Features include: A meditative, musical gardening adventure that offers a unique and restorative VR experienceHike through three diverse biomes, collect seeds, and explore their enchanting flora… Read more.
As we are closing out the end of 2019, it is that time of year (that should be every day) that we give thanks for all and ultimately what we are all wanting is peach and goodwill for everyone. As some more than others try and make that happen as much as possible, it is time for all of us to embrace this time. And one company is leading the charge in the VR fight with a month-long celebration. But… Read more.
If the apocalypse were to happen, would you honestly know what to do? If the ones you loved turned into a zombie, what emotional toll would that take on you? How long you think you could survive? These are all valid questions that I hope never come true and hope we never are faced to answer. But does Developer Monochrome Inc. allow us to see the potential answers to different types of apocalyptic scenarios? Let's find out with Contagion VR:… Read more.
With Black Friday coming up there are many people looking to get the best deal that they can try to save some money on and luckily for many of us, PlayStation has us covered with some sweet Black Friday PlayStation VR sales. November 22, 2019 ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN $29.99ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN DELUXE EDITION $42.49Battlewake $20.09 Dick Wilde $5.99Dick Wilde 2 $9.99L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files $22.49 November 24, 2019 Astro Bot Rescue Mission $13.99Concrete Genie… 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.
Have you ever been intrigued by something when you first hear about it, but when that time comes, you wonder what happened during that time and now? It could be that someone's taste has changed over time, it could be that the product itself went through changes than initially thought or maybe the time was spent on that project would not be lost and it just gets released? Anything is a possibility but does Circle Entertainment and Developer Geronimo Interactive… 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.
What would you do if you were placed in a room and that room was full of some very expensive and breakable objects? For most of us, we would hope that all would go as smooth as possible and pray that some type of natural disaster would not happen. Lucky for you, there are no tornadoes or hurricanes that could possibly come and mess things up, right? Well, not the kind of storms you are thinking about, but the cute… Read more.
The VR Dimension will never force any type of politics or religion on anyone. Not everyone will agree on politics and not everyone will agree on religion as people have different beliefs and feelings. But for some, religion could be the path to enlightenment that some people need or want to discover and decide what is best for them. You may not realize it, but through the power of Virtual Reality, that path may be right in front of you… Read more.
Get ready to enter your own mind-blowing experience that has you shooting and hitting enemies to the rhythm of the beat. But here, the simple rules that you may know have no boundaries. Here, you are your own action star. Here you make those who stand in your way, your playthings and show what your destiny is made out of. Features include: Pair the pulse-pounding pace of an FPS with the flow-state energy of a music game in a cinematic… Read more.
For all of those hundreds and hundreds in attendance and for the thousands upon thousands who have played, when you think of all the beats that you have conquered and for the sabers that you used to make it happen and thought that you could not master anymore, get ready for the new music pack. But what is included in this special league? More songs, in fact, six new songs from Rocket League and a new custom environment: Tokyo Machine… Read more.
The world as you knew it or at least you thought you knew was much different. Full of evil, full of destruction, full of lost hope. The world seems to have robots that want to destroy, your ancestry blood of samurais are standing in your way. But there is hope and technology is the answer. This technology allows you to be resurrected so that you can be the one that can we can all count on. But remember, those who… Read more.
We have played the games. We have been subjected to playing the levels that were designed for us wishing we could somehow add an extra block here or pick whatever birds we wanted to use at that level. And secretly, some of you thought that you could build the ultimate level. Well, your day, your hopes and dreams are about to get the creative heights you have been wanting and begging for. Introducing the Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs… Read more.
Have you ever thought about what would happen if the human race had to set out for a new destination, one that hopefully, could help keep the human race alive and going for generations to come? If you were in a similar situation, what kind of choices would you make and what would your thoughts be? Does Developer Baobab Studios show us what it would be like to be stranded on alien world wondering what would happen next? Let’s find… Read more.
When Oculus Quest released in May of 2019, some were wondering if they would ever get the opportunity to play and experience some of the PCVR games that were not out on the Oculus Quest. Then in September of 2019 at the Oculus Connect 6 Event, it was announced that the Oculus Link for the Oculus Quest would be coming to the Oculus Quest towards the end of 2019. So what does the Oculus Link really mean for the Oculus… Read more.
It’s been over two years since we were introduced to the infectious outbreak that is known as Arizona Sunshine and not only that, the PlayStation VR version would have the advantage some might say, of having Aim controller support. Since then we got to experience the Dead Man DLC and now just in time for Halloween, we are introduced to the events before it all happened. So should the new DLC be in your collection? Let’s find out with Arizona Sunshine – The Damned… Read more.
That’s right the high-intensity rhythm routines that are choreographed by professional instructors is getting a physical release. But what makes BOXVR work? Check out the features: Workouts by Fitness Experts – A team of leading fitness instructors are regularly consulted to produce a variety of revolving boxing workouts, specifically designed to destroy calories. From short three-minute warmups to 60+ minute endurance workouts, players will find everything needed to get their heart rates going. Get that push you need.Custom Routines – My Workouts mode allows… Read more.
That’s right after three years since being released on PlayStation VR and two years on PCVR, the game where you use your head to hit balls and other objects that are shot at you is receiving an update with patch 1.08 which is available now and includes the following: Added Practice Mode! This can be accessed from the player’s room in the main story.(PS4 Only) Added the ability to play Party Mode as just one person to compete for your own… Read more.
Ah, the golden rule of "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you". It's a very nice and simple rule that we should all follow...until your "friends" decide to scare you at their own laughter and enjoyment. Imagine being in a haunted house in Virtual Reality where you have a very simple job...escape. In order to help escape, you will need to find some spiritual items along the way. But there is only one problem, your so-called… 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.
Think back to when you first learned that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard was announced for PlayStation VR. When you first played it, you did not just open the door to the Resident Evil world, but the world knocked on your door and dragged you in it without any hesitation. As time passed, many of us have been hoping that a new Resident Evil would be made with VR in mind. Well, the wish has been granted with the prequel to… Read more.
What do you do when you are minding your own business in various places and you have goons and thugs attack you for no reason? You could pray, you could try and run, but depending on if all the escape routes are blocked off you could be in trouble, or you can summon your inner Jackie Chan and go all Rush Hour on everybody. Get ready for a physics-driven, beat-em-up in any way possible by kicking and punching your way… Read more.
Foolish mortal, the town of Weirdwood has been restless with spirts. It will be up to get past the creaking hinges and the strange and frightening sounds as they echo through the halls of the ever-changing haunted tower and try to reach the top and return with the Mask of Okeem. But you see, these halls, these corridors are not what they seem because there are ghosts that you need to trap, spells to dodge, loot whatever chests you may… Read more.
When there is war you can either hide or go above and beyond and help defend in the fight. Set in World War II, you will be playing as an agent of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services) as the war has torn a hole into Europe in the 1940s. Be brought to a time of fear and courage as the thought of death could be knocking on your door. Features include: A Deep campaign that will take you through… Read more.
Virtual Reality allows us to become someone else, visit anywhere, and even create things, but it can also have a productive approach. The U.S. Airforce had sessions for helicopter pilot training. The training was labeled "Project da Vinci", enabled the first six VR-trained airman squad to graduate this past October 11, 2019. What normally would take 28 weeks to complete, was reduced to 14 weeks and what would have been a class of 60, was doubled to 120. When training… Read more.
From the comics to the movies, we at one point in time wanted to be in the Marvel universe and fight alongside our favorite heroes. But for the most part, wishful thinking is really all we had until Virtual Reality happened. In partnership with ILMxLAB and Marvel Studios, you now have the opportunity to assemble. In the events after Avengers: Endgame, players will be using VR headsets along with wearing backpacks and will be introduced to BlackPanther's sister Shuri, that… Read more.
With as awesome as Blood & Truth is, the updates that keep coming are not only very well done, but also refreshing welcome and it looks like the latest set of challenges do not disappoint. First, we have Pistol Spinning. If you played Blood & Truth, you may have realized that you can actually sping the weapons around your fingers. Well, it's time to put your discovered talents to use by activating the targets by pistol spinning. You can request… Read more.
With Firewall Zero Hour continuing being a strong title for PlayStation VR with improvements and seasons being added and updated, it looks like season 3 will be bringing us even more of what we have come to love. So far what we know is that there will be a new map called Prepper with a new lobby and will be taking place in the United States that will include firing ranges, bunkers, and other things. Also, for those crossbow fans… Read more.
The thrill of racing, the thrill of competition. It all comes together when you are trying to win. But in this race, it will take a lot more then turning the wheel if you want a shot at winning. Not only are the tracks going to make it difficult for you, but there are other enemies...I mean racers and sure you could just ram them, but you need something more. You need something with a little firepower...you need to shoot… Read more.
The human race can be a challenging yet rewarding one. But the time has come to try to find a new place to live. Playing as Scout 817, you are on a mission to find a new place for humanity, except, because of your pilotry skills, crash-land on an unknown planet...in the middle of the night. So what does one do when they crash-land some three hundred light-years from Earth with no light in the middle of the night, create… Read more.
Boxing has can get you into shape. It can give you confidence. It can even give you the thrill of competition. In this room-scale, boxing ring, you will have dodge, jab, punch, and sweat your way if you are going to make it. Get ready to go up against a unique set of fighters that have their own style techniques in a virtual gym as you will need to use skill, timing, and have lady luck on your side as… Read more.
That's right all you boxing fans, it's time to get your fight on...it's time to get your sweat on...it's time to get your Knockout League on. The same fighter that you thought you knew come to you on your turf in your Quest ring. So get ready to listen to Coach Johnson and get ready to train. Do you have what it takes to be the best? Do you have the dedication? It's time for you to give the knockout… Read more.
As Halloween is fast approaching, it is time to look at some of the those scary Halloween type games for PlayStation VR that are on sale right now that will surely get you in the mood or if nothing else, will allow you to have your significant other and/or family member try them out so that then you could record them and all the glory of the fears that will be had. But you better hurry, as these scary prices… 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.
What a round of news it has been with the recent info on the PlayStation 5 and the not too recent patents, it seems that Sony is always looking ahead and that is great news for everyone. But as we look forward to the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR 2, what if there is more than meets the eye of what Sony is working on? A recent Japanese patent seems to show what looks to be a wireless PlayStation AR headset. This… Read more.
Can it be true? Well, it looks like Sony has filed a patent for a new type of Move Controller. Could this be what we are hoping for or for something else entirely? If you notice how there looks to be a thumbstick almost as if take it from the Navigational controller and adding it what many have been wishing for with an updated Move controller. I for one can see this be very good for PlayStation VR and games… Read more.
With the success of PlayStation VR, it should be no surprise on Sony looking at how they can already improve the experience. We have seen patents of possibly new controllers as well as possibly for the headset itself. It seems a new patent has been filed that would possibly not use controllers, but by devices that could be worn on the wrist and transmit infrared light, which the headset would be able to pick up. This would make for some interesting immersion as it would… Read more.
Well, it looks like Sony has a new patent on a PlayStation VR headset, but this is an interesting one. It is true that some people may experience motion sickness in Virtual Reality. About 6 months after the PlayStation VR headset launched, Sony filed a headset to help prevent motion sickness. What is interesting is the illustrations for the patent. So basically with everything in place, the headset would be able to tell when everything is hitting that certain level.… Read more.
When you think about PCVR, the names that may jump out at you is Oculus, HTC, and even Windows Mixed Reality. When you think about consoles, PlayStation VR comes to mind. But is another player, Microsoft, about to enter the game? There have been talks when Project Scorpio was being discussed about the possibility of having some of that Virtual Reality love. Well, as time gained closer to even well after launch it looked like Xbox would not be joining… Read more.
With the Pixel 4 soon to be releasing, there were some that would hope that Google might continue to support their own VR platform of Google Daydream on their own devices going forward, but since they feel that the support was not there, they feel they should not continue the support with future phones. This also means that Goole will stop selling their Google Daydream viewer going forward. The thing is, the support could be there if Daydream would have… Read more.
There is one thing we all love and that is games. But think back in the day to when games were smaller and didn’t have all the explosions and cinematic escape like they do now. What if there was a way to take some of those games and give them a modern twist in the beauty of Virtual Reality? Well, it seems LLAMASOFT has possibly done it again by bringing two of their classics and did just that. First we… Read more.
For those that played Trover Saves the Universe, there is one thing I think we can all agree on and that is the humor. Yes, the humor is not for the childlike young ears, but for those that can truly appreciate it and I think that is quite many who do. But in this universe, there are many who are not employed and after a while, that can get you right in the feels. This is why the world needs Trover… Read more.
With Halloween fast approaching, you may be wondering what could possibly help get your blood boiling? What could possibly make you want to answer that help wanted sign in the window? Well, it seems that Freddy, yes, from Five Nights at Freddy’s is needing your assistance again and this time it seems to be a curse of a dreadbear. Not really sure what you will be doing yet or how you will be assisting, but by the looks of this… Read more.
War can be tricky and scary. Gunfire and explosions all around you and not knowing if it will be your last breath. Lucky for you, you don’t have to go at it alone as you will have a squad with you. Combining tactical gameplay with vehicles and weapons, it will be up to you and your squad to do what it takes to win. Features include: Progression SystemCharacter CustomizationIn-game Shop & Load-Out CustomizationPositional, Team and Open VOIP options (server global)Interactive… Read more.
What happens when you take Universal Pictures, Ford, and the company holoride and they combine their forces? You get possibly the future of in-vehicle entertainment. Take the new 2020 Ford Explorers, fighting off monsters of the night with the Bride of Frankenstein, and an Oculus Rift. This free experience will last 10 minutes and you will need to reserve your spot, and will only be going on from October 14, 2019 - November 9, 2019. If you happen to be… 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.
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.
In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview corner, we talk with Cecile Valary of 3dRudder and learn about a new foot motion controller for the PlayStation VR called the 3dRudder that allows you to move, lean, and turn with your feet so that you can do more with your hands in Virtual Reality. We also look at what current games are supported as well as how it just might have an advantage in the way you play and experience games… Read more.
An Interview with Pawel Gajda of Carbon Studios… In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with Pawel Gajda of Carbon Studios and look into their newest game where you can become a powerful sorcerer with powerful spells at your fingertips and protect the realm of Meliora, The Wizards. We also see what is new with the Enhanced Edition and why it's the ultimate expansion of The Wizards, if there is in fact, a learning curve, and why… Read more.
Within Virtual Reality, many things can immerse us. From simplesounds to places we have never been before. It really is amazing. Butwhen you start to get into the horror aspect of it all, something isdifferent. Virtual Reality can take you out of your element and place inthe middle of it all. Your mind can start to have these thoughts, yourheart can start beating faster and all this is adding to the experience. Sowhen I found out that Fallen Planet Studios… Read more.
Pirates are awesome, but when you can become a Space Pirate, that takes it to the next level. So, when I found out that you can train to become a Space Pirate where you can step inside a game that will make you move all while having blasters, I had this smile on my face. So I had to get more information, I had to know more. That’s when Chris Haney from i-Illusions was happy to help out and answer… 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.
If there is one of the few things we can count on life it is music. Music can soothe the soul. It can turn sad times into happy ones with just that voice, that guitar riff, and sometimes it can be just that one beat. So when I heard that we would be able to mix genres from rock to techno so that we can make our own perfect song, I really had to learn more and Tomas Sala from… Read more.
In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with co-founder and President of Survios, Nathan Burba about their newest music-rhythm experience where anyone can learn to play music in about five minutes and feel like a prodigy thanks to their Music Reality Engine and along with 40 music tracks, Electronauts. We also find out what Nathan would tell his younger self and his top three tips of those looking to working in Virtual Reality, and how Electronauts has… 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.
Ever since I can remember I have dreamt of going into space. Wondering what it would be like to be part of history, to touch the stars, and land on the moon. Like many of us, we may never be able to live that dream…or can we? Recently I had the opportunity to live out that dream in a way that I thought would not be possible. Presented in such a way, that I was able to experience that history,… 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.
When I first heard about a new emotional journey was coming to PlayStation VR, I became happy. When I saw some of the screenshots I got very excited about what this would be like. What would we be doing in this and how emotional could this ride actually be. So I reached out to Frost Earth Studio to find out more about Mind Labyrinth VR Dreams for the PlayStation VR and they were happy to help out. Frost Earth Studio… 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.
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.
With 2MD VR Football about to be released onto the PlayStation VR. I wanted to get some more information and learn about how the idea of mixing Virtual Reality with Football came to be and how it allows anyone to be that Quarterback they have dreamed of being with only two minutes to make that play. So I reached out to Truant Pixel to get some input and they were happy to help out. Hello and welcome to The PlayStation Brahs. Please… Read more.
When I played Operation Warcade by Ivanovich Games for the PlayStation VR, I felt the smiles suddenly come over me. There was something all too familiar, but also new at the same time. Something about playing this game in Virtual Reality that added just the right ingredient of fun to an already course of entertainment. So I reached out to Ivanovich Games to learn more about their thoughts on Virtual Reality, adding Aim controller support and the overall fun in gaming. Welcome… Read more.
With PlayStation VR there is always a “What if” type of question about the ideas that eventually will make the final game or experience. When that game or experience is made, I start to think about the original ideas that must have been passed around and discussed. So when The American Dream was announced, I was intrigued. I had to know more. So I went right to the source and Winston from Samurai Punk was more than happy to help out with some… 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.
The Wizard of Oz is a classic movie. The books have that twist to them. So when I found out back in October that Virtro Entertainment was making Run Dorothy Run, the world’s first endless rhythm runner game through OZ and that it would be on PlayStation VR, I had to reach out to them and learn more about this independent VR gaming studio so that I could get their thoughts and inspirations on Virtual Reality. And Jordan and Lee Brighton,… 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.
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.
In Virtual Reality it is important to be immersed in the world you are in. Not only visually, but the sound also is a big part of it. Ever since Stifled was announced to be coming to PlayStation VR, I was intrigued. Here is a game that is taking a different approach to using your voice as the primary visuals. So when I reached out to Gattai Games, Justin Ng was happy to answer some questions about Stifled, Gattai Games and his… Read more.
At the Paris Games Week, we were shown a lot of PlayStation and PlayStation VR games. With such a strong presence of PlayStation VR games, it made one thing clear that VR will have very strong support. And for that, had made a lot of people see what I and others have already known. Virtual Reality truly takes us to other places, into the lives of the characters where we can live out in their world. So I reached out to… Read more.
I recently reviewed Chernobyl VR Project for the PlayStation VR. As I played and learned about the history of Chernobyl, Virtual Reality really added to this history lesson in a way that truly touched me. So I reached out to The Farm 51 to ask some questions about their thoughts on VR and history. Dawid Biegun was able to step up and help answer my questions. What made you decide to do a project in VR about Chernobyl? “When we visit the… 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.
VRog is a game where you don’t play as a frong, but you become the VRog. A game where no controllers are used, but only the PlayStation VR headset is needed to play. The object is so simple with two modes, catch as many bugs as possible in 90 seconds or play as long as your skills allow all while trying to avoid the evil stork. I thought I would reach out to ByteRockers’ Games to get their thoughts and insight… 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.
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.
Horror and VR are a combination of both frighting and magical. The ability to have you immersed into a world that very well could be as real as yours and flip that to allow your most inner fears come alive in similar ways as visiting a haunted house is truly remarkable. I reached out to the team at CastleSteps Gaming for some of their thoughts and what makes The Bellows stand out. What were some of the major influences for The Bellows? "The… 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.
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.
What would you do if a war tore the world as you knew it apart? Your worst visions coming true. Sickness becomes the new health and death becomes the new form of life roaming the lands. But after it was all said and done, you were the chosen one. What would you do? What questions would you have? Does Developer Daily Magic Productions show us what it means to be the chosen one? Let’s find out with Witching Tower VR for… 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.
When we last left the world of Angry Birds, I reflected on how the pigs just wanted to live and have their place in society and not have to worry about the anxiety of the birds crashing into their handwork structure of life. But does Developer XR Games, Publisher Perp Games, and in association with Rovio Entertainment, bring the world of Birds and Pigs together? Let’s find out with The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure for the PlayStation VR. Now before… Read more.
Arcade shootouts can be a lot of fun. Being able to hit moving targets all while trying to do the most accurate shots you can. But sometimes it’s the setting that can help make everything. So does Developer Black Dragon Studios bring something new to the Wild West setting? Let’s find out with The Copper Canyon Shoot Out for the PlayStation VR. In The Copper Canyon Shoot Out, you are in the Wild West, but you will notice something different in this… 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.
Ah, the world of fast food ownership, while it can become a fast-paced chore, it does have it’s rewarding. From the crazy customers who may take their time in deciding what they would like like to the profits you can make, it truly is a world you can make your own. But does Winking Entertainment bring the world of fast food into Virtual Reality and serve up the right combination? Let’s find out with I’m Hungry for the PlayStation VR. In I’m… 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.
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.
What if you attended a party and there was Kid Rock and Joe Dirt making up a new game that was combined with a 3D version of Arkanoid and Racket Ball with some music and instead of balls, you had to play with smashed up cans that they consumed and instead of rackets, you were to hit the cans with a flip flop that was played in a sewer with rats that were shooting skulls from the day of the… Read more.
One of the many things I thoroughly enjoy about Virtual Reality is how it can take you anywhere or become anyone all from the comfort in your home. It takes gaming and experiences to levels that I see keep getting better and better. But have you ever thought about going to Mars and what it would be like? What you would have to do in order to survive? But does Developer Future Tech and Publisher Winking Entertainment. show us what… 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.
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.
Sometimes when you see a picture whether it be from a book, a movie poster or a game, the first glimpse can leave an impression. Sometimes that impression can leave a bad taste while others can put a smile on your face. So does Developer Solus Games give us more of a lasting impression than what we see at first glimpse? Let’s find out with Starship Disco for the PlayStation VR. So what is the premise of Starship Disco and what do you do?… Read more.
Back in 2002, there was the magic that was created. The blending of worlds from the creators of Final Fantasy, Square Enix and Disney. At first, mentioned those many years ago, you could almost hear how things would not work out. But there were the die-hard fans that believed and that belief continued on with it’s twisting the story of timelines with Sora, Donald, and Goofy and with the Keyblades in handset out on an adventure that spans many games… Read more.
There is something about the game of pinball that allows you to get your mindset and using the flippers to hit the pinball all around the table and racking up points. The tables themselves have some of the best themes from Star Wars to Batman and each one can have a different connection to certain people that it can just draw you in and before you know it, the time has just passed by. But does Developer Zen Studios bring… Read more.
If one day in the future all the jobs that humans would do was suddenly taking over, what would you do? If the AI started to develop a need for human companionship would you sign up or would you even have a choice? It is something to think about as machines and AI are already being used in today’s world where those same things were once all human controlled. But does Developer Tender Claws give us a glimpse of the… Read more.
If you had the chance to think of something so comical and so over the top, how fast would you share it with others? Would you even think about those that you might possibly offend or would you unleash your creativity and just embrace it all? But does the creation from the mind of Justin Roiland and Developer Squanch Games help break the barrier of comedic platform adventure awesomeness? The answer is yes in every way. Let’s find out more… 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.
Turn-Based Strategy. When you hear or see these words, what are some of the first things that come to your mind? For me, I always like to think about the placement and movement of my forces and how I am going to out-think and outmaneuver the enemy. It’s quite of a cat and mouse game if you will. But does Developers and Publishers Hoplite Research, Funbox Media, and Steel Wool Studios bring the strategy of war? Let’s find out with QUAR:… 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.
Cats! they can be tough, they can be cute, and they can even be heroic, but they can also get into mischief, especially when they are kittens. But are you or someone you know without a cat in their lives? What about the people who may be allergic to cats or ones that just want to prove that they are responsible enough to take care of one? Does Developer FusionPlay show what’s it like to own a cat and kittens… Read more.
What would happen if one day all that you knew or thought you knew was not how it was supposed to be? And what if on that day, you were in a place that you did not know? The questions you would need to ask yourself is if this were to happen to you in a place that you did not recognize, would you do what was told for your own safety and out of your own fears and how… 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.
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.
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 we all had a special friend that no one else could see, but we in our heart of hearts knew was there. Would you tell anyone or would the fear of what people may think to change your decision? If something in your own personal life was almost too much weight to carry, would you break down or keep the fight going just to keep some type of normalcy around? But what if it was your own child… Read more.
Falcons are amazing. From the way they fly to the way, they can interact with even the way they get their prey. There is just something about how majestic they really are. I have always wondered would it would be like to actually have one go on a journey with me. Being able to see from the sky with its battle like a cry. For most of us, we will never get a chance to know what it’s like to… 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.
Virtual Reality allows us to enter many doors to an escape. Some of those doors can lead to the great wide open for you to explore while some will allow you to be a hero you never thought you could be. Sometimes these doors may have many similarities that you feel like you have entered through that door before. But sometimes the place you thought you have experienced before, throws something a little new and with some different twist that… Read more.
Interactive dark rides can be some of the best rides that you can go on. Some have you moving on a track as you try and hit targets, while others may have you seated to have a 4D experience. But they usually have one thing in common, the score. Not only are you trying to compete against others, but for those with a competitive nature, try to outscore ourselves. But before you know it, the experience you had is over… 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.
I want you to think for a moment when Thanos was looking all over the galaxy for the Infinity Stones. His passion and determination to find them would lead to different directions and times that Thanos would not and could not stop at any cost until he got what he desired. The portals he would use allowed him to enter anywhere he wanted no matter when. And along the way with the hunch he had, went through a portal and… Read more.
The one thing I love about Virtual Reality is how it can allow you to become anyone you want to be, go anywhere you want to go, and visit any time you want to visit. If you could somehow become a wizard at a time that was full of magic and spells, would you enter the doorway? Something I have always wondered is if I could enter that world, how would I embrace the world around me or how would… 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.
Theme parks can be a blast. From your favorite rides new rides to the classics. Rides from roller coasters to ones that take you on an adventure. They can be a place that can take you back regardless of your age. Sometimes going on our favorite ride we rode as a child and able to share that experience with our children of today can be some of the best memories. So does Developer Monad Rock bring us the thrill of… Read more.
I want you for a moment to sit, relax, and open your mind. Don’t think about any troubles that you may have, don’t think about the frustrations that you have faced. In fact, just think of your mind as a place that can open the door of the journey to the destination. Do you think you could get there without any bumps along the way? It really is interesting how the mind works and what it can really do. 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 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.
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.
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.
This specific scene in Jurassic Park always had a special meaning. “Nature will find away.” Think about that for a moment. “Nature will find away.” But what if what Dr. Malcom was saying all along, even after it was all said and done, that people still did not listen and still tried to create this life that eventually, the nature of the AI, found away. and in doing so we became the prisoners of our own creation? Does Developer Soul… Read more.
Imagine a world where magic exists. No, I am not referring to card tricks and mirrors, but one where the spells of the elements can be cast to help destroy the evil that lurks and attacks. A world where in order to become a Mage, you have to learn and be willing to be taught. Would you do what you could to help protect the one who is teaching and how far would you be willing to be tested in… 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.
Back in the ’80s, there was a series of commercials that featured the Crash Test Dummies. The commercials starring Larry and Vince were meant to show the importance of car safety. They would have the duo crash into walls, through windshields, and even the importance of putting on your seat belt. But over the years as people were not paying attention and more accidents were happening, whatever happened to Larry and Vince and the rest of the Crash Test Dummies?… Read more.
What if this scene of 1991’s Point Break happened a little different? What if instead of FBI Agent Johnny Utah was thrown into the mix with Bhodi and the rest of the gang robbing a bank, but instead, that Johnny Utah showed up to the scene and there just happened to be a more Ex-Presidents than once anticipated and the situation became more real than once hoped? Does Developer Sumalab give us what it’s like to go all Point Break in a situation?… 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.
A disease can be deathly when there is no cure. But at a time where hope was needed the most and surely felt lost by death, there was one man who saved was able to make a difference and not only save those who survived but for future generations to come. But do Steel Minions portrayal that some called a hero, the education vaccine we need? Let’s find out with The Chantry for PlayStation VR. But what is The Chantry about? The Chantry allows us to… Read more.
Back in 1983, there was a music video called Thriller by Michael Jackson. Watching the video you see the zombies come out and surround their victim and then this sensational flow of this choreography starts to take place as in a celebration of their newest victory. And as it ended, Michael Jackson turns to you and you can still see that evil look. But what happened to the rest of the creatures of the night? Where did they go and… Read more.
From hobbies to even T.V. shows, model trains can be a very soothing and exciting hobby. You can design them any way you like to be as simple or as crazy as you would want. It’s really up to you how you can create it shape that world. I have always been fascinated with some of the detail that can be put into them. From even the detail of Thomas The Tank Engine to even the world’s largest model train… Read more.
The last we saw Colonel Sandurz, Dark Helmet, and President Skroob being spun out of control inside Mega Maid’s head out into space. But whatever happened to them? What if there was at a certain point in the movie where things could have had a different outcome? What if this one scene had both Lone Star and Dark Helmet having a little too much swinging of the Schwartz-rings and at the right moment, when their Schwartz-ring sabers hit caused this explosion making… 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.
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 really does allow you to become anyone and visit any time period. You can become a general to even a warrior on the field to even defending your country through a great battle. But does Developer Chesstar Studios and Publisher DeerVR Games allow us to step back and time, relive a little history, and have some fun? Let’s find out with Kingdom of Blades for the PlayStation VR. Kingdom of Blades has you playing as a front-line warrior in the Three Kingdom Period of… Read more.
The future can have many outcomes as it has not been written yet. Anything can be possible. But we knew they were coming. We knew those aliens would be invading Earth. Lucky for me, the year 2027 was going to be my year. I was able to score a contractor job from the Nextgen Games. I just wonder if this contractor's job would be any good and could I make a difference. But as my new adventure begins, would it… Read more.
Virtual Reality can do amazing things as I am sure you are aware. It can allow you to escape from your reality to another reality. You can become a hero or decide to play the villain. But did you know that Virtual Reality can also help with fears? From public speaking to Acrophobia, Virtual Reality can help overcome the fears that we know to hopefully something that we only used to think about. So does Developer Toast VR, help to… 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.
Sometimes in Virtual Reality, you may not necessarily want to go from point A to point B. Sometimes you just want to take a break from the bad dealings of reality and just smash things. It’s that release of aggression and frustration that can be healthy for the soul and for some, to just take a deep breath. But does Developer Triangular Pixels allow us to take that feeling of any negativity you may have and smash it to pieces?… Read more.
Sometimes you just want to turn on some music and feel the beat of the music and sometimes you want to be part of the experience. But what if the music embraces you to make you the center? Would you be able to keep up and drum to that beat? But does Developer Arrowiz allow you to become one with the beats and feel the fever? Let’s find out with Beats Fever for the PlayStation VR. Beats Fever is a rhythm-based game where you must… Read more.
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to train for the Police Academy? The amount of time you would have to put in, the psychology, and even the self-control that goes with it? It’s one of those things that for me, I don’t know if I could do it. But as soon as Mayor Beal decided there was going to be a change in the hiring process, it seems that everyone was lined up for a chance… Read more.
There are a few things when it comes to Science Fiction that help make it unique. You have the story, you have the atmosphere, and you have the discovery. When all of those come together in such a way, it somehow can pull you in and make you a part of its world. It can make you care about its characters and what happens to them and it can make you have a passion for the story. But does Developer… Read more.
Everyone come and sit. I want to tell you a tale of a famous outlaw. One that knew had to shoot, one that knew how to be a legend, and one that knew how to tell the truth. He used to fight in many wars, from the Lincoln County War to the wars at the local mall. You see, this regulator did what he did not because of wrong vs right…no, he did it because this is who he was.… Read more.
Back in 2002, GUNGRAVE was released on the PlayStation 2 that some found to be an underrated gem of sorts. Returning back to Earth to rid those of evil with attacks, destructible environments, a gun in each hand, and a coffin that had some surprises on your back. But does Publisher XSEED Games and Developer IGGYMOB allow the dormant state of a series to be reborn? Let’s find out with GUNGRAVE VR for the PlayStation VR. GUNGRAVE VR has you fighting and eliminating anything in… 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.
Let’s play a game. Put on your PlayStation VR headset and I want you to close your eyes for a moment. And as your eyes are closed, try and clear your mind and think of a spinner. And on that spinner, it lists your destination and your job. Now imagine that spinner spinning and then it stops. What did yours land on? What was your job? Let me tell you what my spinner in Virtual Reality landed me. It landed… 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.
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.
It was supposed to be unsinkable. It was meant to be perfection. It was a ship built like no ever. On the evening of April 14, 1912, when at 11:40 pm, the Titanic hit an iceberg where everything changed forever. 1,496 lives ended that very early morning on April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank in 2 hours and 40 minutes. Their souls never having a chance to get off the Titanic to continue with their dreams as it sunk to the… Read more.
Imagine for a moment if you were put into a situation where your comfort zone was thrown out. A place where as soon as you open your eyes, you start to feel this unusual feeling inside like your heart can already tell that it needs to get ready for something. Imagine not being able to escape unless you press forward. So does Developer Fallen Planet Studios allow us to experience horror without any interaction, no puzzles to solve or anything… Read more.
There are times where we can stand and sit in Virtual Reality. We can just take our time and explore. But sometimes, we sign up for a training mission that throws into the action and forces us to move in order to keep the momentum going and will not take no for an answer. So does Developer I-Illusions make you get up and move? Let’s find out with Space Pirate Trainer for the PlayStation VR. Before beginning cadets, you need to know… Read more.
When you enter a world of Virtual Reality we go in looking to escape. Sometimes we are thrown into that escape and sometimes that escape starts to take over and we become one with that world. But when the world you start to become accustomed to, starts to change every time you enter it, it can make things very interesting. So does Developer Solfar Studios give you what you need? Let’s find out with In Death for the PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8XxIunWhxA The… 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.
If you had the chance to sit back and be allowed to enter a place like no other, would you? What if the place opened you up to a world of harmony, music, spiritual meaning, and meditation, would you take the step or be afraid of what may lay dormant in your mind and soul? The door is open but does Developer Frost Earth Studio and Publisher Oxygene Media allow for a journey of one’s mind without the need for… Read more.
They warned that war was not pretty. They said there would be casualties and that my life may be gone in one blink of an eye. But I didn’t care, it was who I was meant to be. For I was a Joe…a G.I. Joe…part of an elite team and this is my story. But does Developer Mastiff help make the story complete? Let’s find out with Heavy Fire: Red Shadow for the PlayStation VR. Before we go any further, I want… 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.
The Fall brings some fun and amazing things. We have the weather changing, pumpkins, trick or treating, and Halloween. It’s a time where you may want to step out of your element and get scared. It can happen in many ways from dressing up as your favorite character to a horror movie to even games. But, does Developer Yggdrazil Group and Publisher Mastiff show us something new or will you be screaming all the way home? Let’s find out with Home Sweet… Read more.
Arcades can be a wonderful experience from playing your favorite games to the type of experience you can have. Even today one of my favorite experiences at arcades is going in, seeing that game you could sit where the sides and top had you closed in and you have a gun and you were taking on this ride. I have always thought it would be awesome to have that experience at home. Sure, we got a version of that experience… 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.
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.
Back on March 7, 2017, we had a chance to go to Mars as you copilot a ship. Decisions had to be made within a certain amount of time or it was mission over. The way you got ready for the impact on Mars to controlling a rover to even a shooting battle allowed us to escape our reality in Unearthing Mars. Now Winking Entertainment wants to give you a chance to remember how things used to be on Earth and… 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.
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.
Some days we may the inspiration to learn about the past and admire at a time where the world was not consumed by electronics and just escape. Thankfully Virtual Reality gives us the gateway to visit places far off, to see different cultures of the world, and appreciate art. But where normally you would have to go and pay admission or even have a membership to enjoy the artifacts, you no longer have to travel out of your home but… 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.
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.
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.
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.
Virtual Reality has a lot going for it. Almost every genre can be experienced and enjoyed. It’s yours for the taking. The question then becomes have you done this before and would you want to do it again or is the question more of a let’s see what is presented and see how well it executes? So when Developer Haymaker Game and Publisher Winking Entertainment unleashed The Walker for the PlayStation VR, the questions I had to ask of what did I get… Read more.
There are some things that just go with VR. Sure you can have horror, you can have space, and you can even have bar fights. But sometimes you just need time to escape. A time where it is just you and nature..time to just relax…time to fish. Yes, believe it or not, fishing and the outdoors is what many people feel is a good time to just gather your thoughts and just think. So does Publisher Advanced Interactive Gaming and… Read more.
Sometimes we may see a movie, play a game or even read a book where a character just almost has a life of its own. There was a movie called Empire Records and in the movie, there was a date of April 8th. What is April the 8th…well that is Rex Manning Day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5P1Ks0V6AgE But as the movie has Rex Manning leaving, where did he go, what has he been up to? Well, I think that Tribetoy has answered this… 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.
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.
Space, the stars, flying your own ship, exploring…these are all ingredients of a space adventure that make playing in Virtual Reality something special. But does Developer Vibrant Core and Publisher Bit Composer Interactive take us on an adventure that you need to pilot? Let’s find out with Space Rift – Episode 1 on PlayStation VR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=AC8VRLX9O6c Now before I begin, I want to talk about the voice acting. Space Rift – Episode 1 will not win any familiar awards for the voice acting and… Read more.
“A lot of people like Mozart were prodigies; they were writing brilliant works at very young ages,” he said, musing on the future of music. “That’s probably what’s going to happen: some brilliant kid will come along and be popular. I can see a lone artist with a lot of tapes and electrical … like an extension of the Moog synthesizer — a keyboard with the complexity and richness of a whole orchestra, y’know? There’s somebody out there, working in… 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.
Horror and Sci-fi + Space + Stealth + Scares + Virtual Reality = The perfect combination. When it comes to horror games they can be scary. When you add the Sci-fi atmosphere with the horror element, there are certain things we have come to be aware of, enjoy, and our expectations or at least the hope that our expectations will be somewhat met part of the way. So when Developer Firesprite first announced their vision of what we are normally… Read more.
History. The word has different meanings to different people. To some, it may mean to learn from it so that we do not repeat it. To others, it could mean something from our past that we enjoyed and respect. But does ARVORE Immersive Experiences presentation of the homage of the history of gaming right on point and should you allow your inner 8-bit to come out and play? The fun short answer is… yes, it does…go now and experience all… 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.
If you think about it, a gun of light has been around for a long time. From when people were first introduced to Laser Tag to even bringing that action home, there has always been the urge to take the combat to new levels. From Nintendo to Sega to PlayStation to PlayStation VR, the light gun has always added that extra level of immersion. But even at all the times playing laser tag I have always wanted that feeling of… 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.
I have always been fascinated by the history and era of the Wild West. People like John Joshua Webb and Sam Bass to even the Lincoln County War with Billy the Kid, Josiah “Doc” Scurlock, and Pat Garrett. The list goes on and on, but why hasn’t this era been used more in gaming. I always thought how awesome it would be out in the Wild West, galloping on my faithful horse, and being on the lookout for that notorious… Read more.
Animals can be great. Animals can have courage. Animals can even fight aliens. Wait…what? No think about it for one minute. If the Earth was being invaded by aliens from outer space and were somehow able to take a stand and fight…to defend, wouldn’t you be happy knowing all would be well protected and would be safe? We all know that is not going to happen, well, the invasion could and if all people were to be destroyed or taken… 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.
As long as I can remember I have been fascinated with the stars. Wondering about the constellations, the stories behind them, and what it must be like to see the stars from different parts of the world and even at different dates. I remember every time that I would go to the museum, I couldn’t wait to get inside the planetarium be taking away, to learn all that I could. It was a really special time in my life. It… Read more.
I have said it before and I will say it again, the horror genre and Virtual Reality go together. It can be physical, psychological, even found footage or a point of view. No matter what the case, something about the unknown, the ability to possess, and even just preying on our darkest fears. As important as immersion and sound are to Virtual Reality, the atmosphere…the lighting…the very basics of sounds from a chair moving to the screams of the souls… 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.
Gaming is art. Art is gaming. But when you combine the two, sometimes something very special comes along. For the longest time PlayStation VR did not really have it’s own dedicated go to experience that allowed you to create the way you wanted (well not really like other platforms like Rift and Vive has had). So do we finally get that added experience that we have been hoping for? Let’s find out what SculptrVR Inc. has in store for us… Read more.
“We choose to go to the moon, we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” – John F. Kennedy… 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.
There comes a time when you may just want to take a break and just experience everything without really having to do anything all. Sometimes just enjoying the scenery is as much fun as the journey. So what has War Ducks added this time in RollerCoaster Legends II: Thor’s Hammer? Let’s find out on this roller coaster of a ride through Asgard. RollerCoaster Legends II: Thor’s Hammer is the follow-up to 2017’s RollerCoaster Legends which is a Mythology based rollercoaster ride that will take you… 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.
Back in the mid-’60s, there was a person named Jim Morrison. Now Jim Morrison was a very influential person for his time. Not only was he the lead singer of the band, The Doors, but he was a poet, an artist, The Lizard King. Jim Morrison could write like nothing else and sometimes, even on stage, the other members did not know what he was going to do. One thing is for sure is that Jim Morrison did a lot… 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.
I want to tell you a tale of a boy that wanted to fly. One who had dreamed of flying in the open air. He wanted to fly through the clouds and explore the island in ways he normally could not? The boy thought about becoming a pirate and wanted to go on adventures to discover the island. He heard the stories of Captains, fairies, and magical dust and he knew deep down he wanted to be a part of… Read more.
There is something about being having only two minutes to make that play. Two minutes to get your team on top or it can be the longest two minutes if you crack under the pressure. But can the idea of playing Football in Virtual Reality to become the best two minutes by combining the two actually work. Well, it seems that Truant Pixel may just have the winning play with 2MD: VR Football for the PlayStation VR. 2MD: VR Football allows you to… Read more.
Back on June 23, 2017, I had the opportunity to review an experience that made me appreciate the nature of the animals. To see how they interacted not only with each other but how they were in their natural habitat. It made really appreciate life and journey. It allowed me to relax and just become one with nature. That experience was Virry VR: Feel the Wild (which you can read about it here). So when I heard Fountain Digital Labs was… Read more.
I want everyone to close their eyes and just breathe for a moment. Now while your eyes are closed I want you to open your door to your imagination. What do you find? Something creative? Something artistic? Something from your childhood waiting to get out and explore? Do you see the colors of the art you are trying to create? Do you wish that you had something that would allow you to bring your creative imagination to life? Then look… 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.
At a time arcades were the place to play. It was the place where you would go with your friends and hear some of the greatest sounds and see some of the coolest games. A place where you wanted to show who’s who, you would put down the quarter to be the next one to play to take on the top player. As the games evolved, each one would have its own special flair to them. No longer would you… Read more.
Time Travel can be very interesting. The whole idea of being able to go to the past or go to the future. Will it result in another timeline? Will we really disappear from pictures if we do not get our parents together at The Enchantment Under The Sea Dance? Can we actually leap into others to help set the wrong things right? These ideas have been flowing around for a long time. And when I learned that Wales Interactive was bringing… Read more.
There used to be a T.V. show called Gilligan’s Island. It was simple as we would sit right back and hear this engaging tale of this trip. And as the tale was told, it all started from this port aboard this tiny ship. The mate named Gilligan and the Skipper was brave for the most part. So when I read the brochure from this company called Flight School Studio who was providing a tour to Island Time VR for the PlayStation VR,… Read more.
The one thing that almost seems perfect for Virtual Reality is art. Whether it be in the form of creating it or performing it. But when you add music and the drumming to it, you can actually have a lot of fun with it. So when I got the chance to try out Audio Beats that was developed by Famiku and published by Gamepoch for the PlayStation VR, I was very intrigued and excited for what the possibilities I could have here. Now Audio… Read more.
Back in June of 2017 when I first heard about this action RPG game that would be cross-platform play with Rift and Vive and playable in Virtual Reality, I became very intrigued that a game like this would be hacking and slashing its way to PlayStation VR. This had me very excited. And I am happy to say that Preta: Vendetta Rising developed by Illion Corp and published by YJM Games for PlayStation VR is exactly what I was hoping for and more. Preta:… 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.
America is the land of the free and home of the brave. There was a movie back in 1998 called Pleasantville. It was about two siblings who were trapped in a 1950’s TV show where their attempts to try to fit in and become aware of social issues. But what if instead of being trapped in a show where everyone was pleasant, everyone was pleased with guns? This is what it felt like when playing The American Dream from Samurai Punk for… Read more.
Tommy Lee of Motley Crue…Dave Grohl of Nirvana…John Densmore of The Doors to name a few are some of the best drummers of all time. Once they start playing, you just know you are in for a good time. So when I got a chance to review Happy Drummer from Lusionsoft for the PlayStation VR, I knew that this was going to be fun and I am glad I was not disappointed. Happy Drummer is what you will be and what you will… 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.
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.
Tunnels can be fun. Psychedelic tunnels can be a trip. But when you add psychedelic tunnels in Virtual Reality, then and only then can we truly know what it would be like to enter another dimension. But do you have what it takes to conquer it all and become a supreme being? Well, Owlgorithm is going to show us why we should take a ride through Hex Tunnel for the PlayStation VR. In Hex Tunnel you have a goal. To make it to the… Read more.
There is just something that translates so well when you have Virtual Reality and hand-drawn art. Something just makes it pop when you mix the two. Something that just makes you want to stay, enjoy and appreciate what actually all went in to make the world so special. And I am happy to say that Pop-Up Pilgrims from Dakko Dakko for the PlayStation VR gives us just that. If Pop-Up Pilgrims seem familiar, that’s because it is. You may remember Floating Cloud God Saves The… Read more.
The 90’s. It gave us The Matrix, The Mighty Ducks, Wayne’s World, and it even gave us arcades. Arcades that allowed us to test our skills, to see who could get the highest score, and it even gave us the ones who never knew when to leave and felt that they had to stay and beat the younger generation of players. But then one day, something new comes in to play. Something so futuristic that allows that it allows the… 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.
There was a show called LOST that dealt with passengers who were on a plane and crashed. There was one character named John Locke who was in a wheelchair, and after he crashed on the island he somehow was able to walk. He talked about how the island was talking to him and the secrets and powers it held. He was becoming one with the island and gaining the secrets and power as he had to figure out what was… Read more.
We’re off to see the Wizard…the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It’s ok to sing. In fact, sing it like nothing else. But can you sing while staying in rhythm while moving your arms and hearing the story from the husband of the Wicked Witch? Well, I suggest you step up, listen to the tale and keep the rhythm going because Virtro Entertainment has brought us a special gem with Run Dorothy Run for the PlayStation VR. Run Dorothy Run is the first major release… Read more.
Boxing and Virtual Reality go together more than you might think. To take into the world of the sport and make you move and punch the way a real boxer would is something we have been waiting for. And I am very happy to say that Vive Studios and Grab Games have come out throwing all the punches with Knockout League for the PlayStation VR. Before I continue, I want to state this warning…stretch. Sure you can go into it thinking you… 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.
My own arcade? Yes, please! This is exactly how I felt from the moment I entered and saw all the games. Brought to us by Mechabit and published by Archiact VR, The Pierhead Arcade is allowing us to play the coin-based games and brings something very special to the PlayStation VR and this is a very good thing. When you first start The Pierhead Arcade, you are standing at the pier. The building looks dark like no one is around. But before you do… 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.
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.
StarDrone. The name alone may be familiar. It graced us on the PS3 and the Vita. And now, Beatshapers has allowed StarDrone to make its presence along with 60+ levels and its slingshot pinball-ish type puzzle action the first PlayStation VR game of 2018. StarDrone is a puzzle game first and foremost. But it adds so much more. It has that arcade feel, add some pinball, some physics (I knew that Goofy teaching how to play pool cartoon would come in handy) and… Read more.
When we last left we were just trying to get the interview, We explored the firehouse, we got to see Ecto 1 and yes sit at the end, we even got to use a trap and saw something with wings. Well if you made thus far and you have not run off yet, it’s time to answer the call of Ghostbusters Is Hiring: Showdown for PlayStation VR. When Ghostbusters Is Now Hiring: Showdown starts, you are on a balcony looking down at the city.… Read more.
When Ghostbusters came out, I think we can honestly say it was the movie that had it all. Great cast, great car, Slimer and the one-liners were top notch. I knew then that with some time and patience and sprinkled with Virtual Reality, we could finally be the ones to be put into the action and maybe, just maybe be hired as the next Ghostbuster. And I for one am glad that Sony Pictures Virtual Reality is bringing this experience to… Read more.
Normally when I review a game or experience in Virtual Reality, I try to add humor and make it really fun. Virtual Reality can take us from the land of the living to the land of the dead, it can take us to another time and it can even take us to another planet. But when I tried Ctrl from Breaking Fourth, it was not what I was expecting. It took me to a time in my life that I tried to… Read more.
When you ride a roller coaster in Virtual Reality a couple of things will happen. For one, your brain and eyes start thinking that you are riding it and your stomach gets that feeling and this could be a bad or good thing depending on how you like roller coasters. But I am happy to say that going on Warduck’s RollerCoaster Legends for the PlayStation VR was a treat in itself that I will be happy to ride through again.… Read more.
*Please keep this in mind, this is a Japan-only game so you will need to create a Japenese PSN account to even get access. So with a Japan-only game, there might be a slight disadvantage if you cannot read Japanese. I say slightly only because the Developer has some parts in English including the dialog of the characters. But if there is an option I missed that allows showing how to change the language within the game itself, I will… Read more.
The Supermarket. The place where we buy groceries. The place where some of us dream of working and working to become that employee of the month. The one place where we must scan the groceries while defending ourselves against the evil fruit. Wait…what? Yes, it’s true. The awesome team of nDreams has combined a supermarket, sarcasm, evil fruit, weapons, and somehow makes your inner soul want to achieve all that it can so you can be the number one employee.… Read more.
So many things can go hand and hand with Virtual Reality. Horror, adventure, and even being a Chef can work in Virtual Reality. So when I got the chance to review VR The Diner Duo for the PlayStation VR, I was excited and the team of Whirlybird Games did not disappoint. In VR The Diner Duo you play as a chef who must serve robot customers. Now before you jump in, please do the training. It will help you learn how to cut and… Read more.
Your voice. It can sound fearful, it can harness your screams, and sometimes, just sometimes, it allows it to become your eyes. And when you start to think about taking your voice and teaming it up with darkness to then allow your sight that becomes a wonder. Now if you take all of this and add it to Virtual Reality, then you have something that is magically based on a what-if into something special, then you will know exactly what… Read more.
As we are nearing the holidays and with Christmas like a week away, we might start thinking about being outside in the sun and just playing. But what if you are in a part of the world that is getting a blizzard and the snow and ice just will not stop? What about parts of the world where it may be Summertime, but it’s just too hot to go outside? What if you really want to be that master of… Read more.
I really like this time of year. We have Winter, we have the holidays and sometimes some of us get snow and some of us live where there may not be any snow at all and that can be ok as well. For those of us that may not get snow and have that white snowy Christmas like some of us remember from our childhood, Mythical City Games just may help you relive some of those childhood memories with Snow Fortress for the… 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.
Remember GI Joe and taking the figures and the vehicles and having fun battles with your friends? Well, what Munkyfun, Inc. has done with League of War: VR Arena has taken those battle memories from our childhood and allow it to grow with us in Virtual Reality and add some elements that were not possible. League of War: VR Arena is an arcade strategy game that really has an easy and very simple task of the strategy of trying to destroy the enemy… Read more.
Fishing games have been around for a while. I remember at the arcade playing what you see above where you actually had the reel and you tried to catch the fish. For its time it was fun and it added to the experience as it was the closest you could get to fishing without actually going out to the lake, putting on the bait and waiting and trying to catch the fish. But what Snowball Games have done is taken… Read more.
Whenever Superman came out and we saw him fly, it was one of the coolest things ever. Able to fly not only on our planet but in the peaceful breath taken space. When I saw him go over Earth with the Sun just over the planet, I have always wanted to fly. I thought one day we will be able to fly. Well, it may still be a long time for us to fly like Superman, but what Pentadimensional Games… Read more.
There is something about history. Something about being able to read about, but some times if you are not able to experience it, it might not have the same meaning. This is what I love about VR and what The Farm 51 has done with the Chernobyl VR Project. It has taken history with VR in mind and has given us a real connection to a most troubled and sad time in history. So what is the Chernobyl VR Project?… Read more.
Oh, the simple life. Sitting on a lily pad enjoying the peaceful atmosphere enjoying life as a frog. Then there are the bugs that seem that want to bother your relaxing tone. So what do you do when you are an annoyed frog who just wants peace? Well to gain your peacefulness, you eat them. That’s right you eat those bugs and you can justify the situation because not that you are the vicious type…no no. But because you are… 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.
It’s scenes like this from movies like The Martian that I some times pause or just look at the picture. I wonder not what if, but when we actually start sending astronauts to Mars or other solar systems, if something were to happen, if somehow they become lost, how long would they survive and could they actually make it. Then I start to wonder, what if we could be put in a situation like that now to see how you… 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.
When I first saw The Last Starfighter, it was instant love. “Alex Rogen was a small-town boy with big dreams. But in his wildest dreams, he never suspected that tonight he would become the Last Starfighter.” This movie had such an awesome feel to it, that I still think it can still hold up to this day and how awesome would this be in VR. And that is exactly what Orange Bridge Studios has done with End Space for the PlayStation VR.… Read more.
Ah, cartoons. Some are so impressionable from our childhood that one may start to wonder and dream what it would be like to be part of that universe. One of those cartoons I loved was Voltron. Five pilots chose to command the Lion Force known as Voltron. Each of the pilots controls a different color lion. We have Shiro who controls the Black Lion, Keith controls the Red Lion, Lance controls the Blue Lion, Pidge controls the Green Lion 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.
"People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can’t rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right." Truer words have never been spoken in such a transferring experience than with Flight School’s Manifest 99 for the PlayStation VR. I want to say this first before… Read more.
Sneaky Bears from WarDucks finally makes its appearance on PlayStation VR. In a game of Teddy Bears vs Panda Bears, you are the sole human that can help the trapped Panda Bears become free and this satisfying feeling is a nice change. When I first started Sneaky Bears you are giving some detail from your friend Buddy about what is going until you see a video of Frank. See Frank is this evil mastermind trying to rule with his evil teddy bears. But… Read more.
When you take the horror genre and mix that with Virtual Reality, good things can happen. Don’t Knock Twice from Wales Interactive takes a working formula with some very much appreciative controls and throw that into PlayStation VR, add some creepy sounds and watch as some good things happen. In case you did not know, Don’t Knock Twice is the VR companion to the movie of the same name which is based on a witch of the demonic nature that appears when you guessed… Read more.
Ninja Theory has brought us some amazing games such as Devil May Cry, Heavenly Sword and the most recent HellBlade to our lives. But when I saw that they also made DEXED for PlayStation VR, I knew I had to check this one out and I am glad I did. DEXED is an on-rails VR game that uses the PlayStation Move controllers (you can try the DualShock 4, but the Move Controllers is what you will probably want to go with on this one). One hand controls… 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.
I am going to start off by saying this now...if you have a weak heart, a tendency to scream loud because you are scared, easily have nightmares or usually say $&*#@()!~)(@#)$, then be prepared, because you just might experiences all of these and say things far worse then you would have ever thought. Horror games and VR, something about this combination works and it works very well...almost too well here. Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul from VRWREX is a VR… 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.
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.
Monkey King from Digital Domain has been released on PlayStation VR. Based on the Chinese Mythology, following Sun Wukong aka the Monkey King who born from a stone who has supernatural powers that just wants to belong. Just like if you were going to go to the movies, you would not want to know what would happen beforehand and I am not going to give away anything as you will want to experience this for yourself. But when you start Digital… 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.
Virtual Reality. It allows us to do anything we want. We can let out our aggression in new ways and not get in trouble for our actions. There are different experiences you can have. You can drive, enter the world of horror, and you can even shoot things and I mean shoot things like never before. And what Survios has done with Raw Data has taken what we know about the first-person combat genre, turned it on its head, threw it out… Read more.
Time only moves when you do. These words could not be more true with SUPERHOT VR from The SUPERHOT team has finally come to PlayStation VR and this is a very good thing. Since this is a PSVR game, clear some space, grab your headset and the two Move controllers, because you will be shooting guns, punching, using swords, and throwing ninja stars all around you. One of the many things that I appreciate about this game is it doesn’t play the… Read more.
Theseus from Forge Replay has finally landed its way on the PlayStation VR. When you look at the trailer, you get a sense of adventure that makes you want to crawl your way through and experience this in all it’s VR glory. Theseus is a story of you and your relationship with Ariadne who according to Greek Mythology is the daughter of King Minos of Krete, who assisted Theseus (you) and your quest to slay Minotauros. And that is what Theseus is the story of.… 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.
Infinite Minigolf for the PlayStation VR is something that does not come along very often. When I first played the review copy, it said there were over 700 courses to play. See, with Infinite Minigolf from Zen Studios, you get that and more. In fact, you get infinite courses. How you might ask? That is the beauty of it as this is a cross-platform game. Meaning you can create courses and upload them to share. That means if someone on a… Read more.
Ever since watching shows like Voltron, Power Rangers, and even Transformers, I always wanted to be in a mech. There are some things that should be in VR - adventure, story, and characters that you care about and MECHS! And with Archangel from Skydance Interactive, you have all of these and more and I couldn't be happier. Archangel is a single-player on-rails shooter that is beautifully done on the PlayStation VR. When you first start you get to select from… Read more.
“The ship is home. The ship is safe. The ship is your key to escape.” These great words have very true meaning when it comes to Cavernous Wastes by PouncingKitten Games. A game that slipped under the radar and had no real coverage or exposure, but totally works in VR. With a Descent playstyle with 6 degrees of freedom, it only takes a few minutes to get used to your ship as you zoom through the caves with ease and something so… 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.
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.
When Virry VR: Feel the Wild was announced for PlayStation VR, I got kinda excited. Not only because they were the winner of The Webby People Choice Award 2017 in VR, but to be able to sit at home to go on an African Safari all with the help of PS VR was something that I knew would be special and yet at the same time to see where VR is headed and I wasn't disappointed. Published and developed by… Read more.
Once there was a game that some of you may remember called Paper Boy. Your goal was to deliver as many newspapers to your customers while avoiding dogs, bees, vehicles and whatever else was thrown at you. In Special Delivery from Meerkat Gaming, that same premise and frustration are brought to you in PlayStation VR and that really is not a bad thing! Once you start Special Delivery you are inside your room where you are given some options as you can start a… Read more.
We salute you gunners on the ground and striking sky masters… Remember when Snoopy would fight against the Red Barron and that put a smile on our faces? I got the same feeling when playing Bandit Six: Combined Arms on the PlayStation VR. Bandit Six has a lot going for it as it includes two modes, Bandi Six and Bandit Six: Salvo. In Bandit Six: Combined Arms you play as a gunner where your missions are either to survive as long as you can or protect other aircraft. Each mission… 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.
Golfing in the Galaxy… There used to be a cartoon called the Jetsons. It was about a family in the future who lived and how we all imagined the future would be. One of the things that George loved to do in his spare time was to play golf. Ever since seeing how the golf courses were floating in the air and the way the Jetsons would travel through space, I knew that one day that Golf in outer space… 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.
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.