Play BlazeRush On Rift Totally For Free This Weekend

BlazeRush by Targem Games is what you get if you made a VR racing game out of the Hot Wheels and other toy cars that tons of children had buzzing around little tracks in their bedrooms. I’ll never forget all of the stunts and intense setups I’d orchestrate in the name of feeling cool. Now BlazeRush…

Superhot VR Hits HTC Vive This Thursday

Vive owners — rejoice! The teasing is over as one of the absolute best Oculus Rift with Touch games we’ve seen so far is finally releasing on the HTC Vive through Steam this Thursday, May 25th. The standard price of Superhot VR is $24.99 but it will only cost $19.99 during the first week of…

Sony Santa Monica Studio Prototyped A God of War VR Demo For PSVR

All major console manufacturers have flagship first-party characters that define their systems and audience. For Nintendo it’s always been the colorful cast of the Mario, Donkey Kong, and Zelda franchises. For Microsoft it’s the Halo and Gears of War games. But for Sony, it’s changed with each console generation. The PS1 had Spyro and Crash…

Resident Evil Vendetta Is Getting A Free PSVR Experience

Virtual reality and zombies go together like video games and…well, zombies. They were made for each other. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is still one of the best VR games to date on any platform so any time this franchise gets another dose of VR goodness it’s good news. Unfortunately this time it’s not in the…

Farpoint: 7 Tips To Help You Survive The Deep Space Shooter

Farpoint by Impulse Gear is finally out exclusively on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and gamers around the world are gunning down countless jumping bugs, venom-shooting monsters, and enormous burrowing spider beasts. You can read our review of the full game right here and watch the video version down below, but suffice it to say that Farpoint…

Farpoint Review: A Good Game That Could Have Been Great

Farpoint is a rare game. It’s rare in the sense that it’s one of the first truly made-for-VR titles that is 100% based on full analog stick movement without teleporting around. But most importantly, Farpoint is rare in the sense that it really feels like it has the polish and breadth of a AAA game….

PSVR Aim Controller Review: Feel The Game Like Never Before

I’ve never really cared for peripheral devices. As much as I loved playing Guitar Hero and Rock Band (and I really loved it, ask any of my past neighbors) I still hated having to plug extra stuff into my system. Plus, it takes up so much extra room and it never, ever, works as well…

ZeniMax Files Complaint Against Samsung For Powering Gear VR With Oculus

Following the $500 million verdict that ZeniMax Media achieved in its case against Facebook-owned VR company, Oculus, ZeniMax (plaintiff) has officially filed a new complaint with a demand for a jury trial against Samsung (defendant). This new complaint is based off of the verdict from the Oculus trial, alleging that since Samsung’s Gear VR is…

Listen To Two Songs From The Farpoint Soundtrack Right Here

Farpoint from Impulse Gear is set to release next week on May 16th exclusively for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset on PS4. It’s the first title to use the new PSVR Aim controller, which is included as a bundle option along with Farpoint, with more games coming soon to feature support. In Farpoint you play…

The Ancients Is An Upcoming VR Game About Giant Battling Gods

One of the first games I thought about playing in VR when I finally got my hands on the consumer edition of the Vive, with its motion tracked controllers, was Black & White. The iconic God game from Peter Molyneux and Lionhead Studios is renowned for delivering an immersive and satisfying gameplay loop of what…

Payday 2 Will Soon Get Official VR Support For The Entire Game

Rejoice, intrepid burglarers! Soon, you can rob banks and jewelry stores like never before with the team-based crime-spree game, Payday 2. The game itself isn’t new as it’s been out since August of 2013. In the game you and your friends (or strangers) team up to take down heavily guarded banks, warehouses, jewelry stores, and…

5 Things Bethesda Needs To Do To Make Fallout 4 Work In VR

Fallout 4 VR is currently in development by Bethesda and we’re extremely excited to see what the prolific game studio comes up with. The original Fallout 4 is a great game, full of amazing environments to explore and some of the most memorable quests in the series so far.  We can’t wait to return to…

Eye In The Sky Is An Asymmetrical Co-Op VR Puzzle Game Now In Early Access

I’m not sure which was the very first cooperative multiplayer video game, but it was certainly a fantastic addition to the medium. Some of my all-time favorite gaming memories involve someone either sitting by my side or talking to me through the internet while we enjoyed an adventure together. With the dawn of VR technology…

Flairtender Wants To Be VR’s Most Realistic Bartender Simulator

With the inclusion of accurate hand tracking, detailed room scale movement, and a strong sense of presence from most modern VR experiences, devices such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift have a great ability to trick our minds into thinking we are in a completely different place. In fact, it can simulate many actual…

Thorrows – Beneath The Shadows Is A Realistic Made-For-VR Stealth Game

This is one of the games I’ve been talking about wanting to play ever since VR headsets finally released into consumer’s hands. Space combat shooters are great, killing zombies is fine and dandy, but I’ve been wanting to play a real, fully-realized, VR stealth game for some time. Basically, give me Thief or Dishonored in…

Sairento VR Is Like The Matrix Mixed With Kill Bill Sword-Fighting

Sairento VR has been kicking around on Steam for a few months now and it’s slowly amassed a following of dedicated fans. The premise is simple: you’re a badass cybernetic ninja that can slow down time, chop up bad guys with cool swords, deflect bullets, and gun down foes all while feeling super cool and stylish….

Hands-On With Bionik’s Rift-Style Mantis PSVR Headphones

Since we’re still in the first generation of real consumer-grade VR headsets, no company was going to get it absolutely perfectly from the get-go. The HTC Vive has the most expansive, scaleable, open, and impressive tracking system with its lighthouses, the Oculus Touch controllers are our favorite tracked motion controllers on the market, and the…

The 9 Best Star Wars VR Experiences We’ve Seen So Far

Science fiction and virtual reality go together like medieval fantasy and LARPing. Two intergalactic peas in a space pod, if you will. So naturally, the popularity of the latest and greatest form of interactive entertainment – VR headsets – means it was only natural that one of the largest and beloved sci-fi properties on the planet…

You Can Now Buy A PSVR With Just The Camera Bundled For Free

Anything that you can do to get the price down for entering into the VR sphere is a good idea. When the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset released last October, the options were a bit confusing. The $400 core version included only the headset and its breakout processing box, but didn’t include the camera (which is…

More Survival Games Should Start Including Full VR Support

A few days ago I was playing H1Z1: Just Survive alone and it was horrifying. For those unaware, the game is a lot like other survival games available for PC on Steam, such as DayZ, Rust, Ark: Survival Evolved, Conan Exiles, and more. The premise is that it’s the middle of the zombie apocalypse and…

This Week’s Episode Of Silicon Valley Finally Addresses Virtual Reality

**Warning: Spoilers for the currently airing Season 4 of HBO’s Silicon Valley below. Continue at your own risk!** This past Sunday, April 30th, Episode 2 of Silicon Valley’s 4th season aired and virtual reality occupied a minor side plot throughout the episode. When the trailer released for this year’s run of the show it seemed like virtual…