Angry Birds Gets a Mixed Reality Makeover for Magic Leap One

Resolution Games has already made a name for itself in the virtual reality (VR) industry with videogames like Bait!, Wonderglade and Narrows, while Rovio Entertainment has yet to enter the immersive market. That’s going to change soon enough, with both companies collaboration on a new mixed reality (MR) experience for the Magic Leap One Creators Edition headset, Angry Birds FPS:…

First-person ‘Angry Birds’ AR Game is Coming to Magic Leap This Fall

Angry Birds, the mobile breakout hit, is coming to Magic Leap in a brand new game called Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot. Due to launch this Fall, the game is quite literally a first-person take on the physics-based slingshot smasher game. Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds franchise is one of the smartphone world’s earliest smash-hits. The…

Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition

Magic Leap One is getting its first videogame from a major brand: Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds. Resolution Games, a Stockholm-based developer best known for VR games like Bait! and Narrows (and was notably founded by former members of Candy Crush Saga developers, King), today announced Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot, which is on its…

PSVR Exclusive Astro Bot Gets Plenty Of New Gameplay In Latest Trailer

We’re not too far from the launch of anticipated PlayStation VR (PSVR) exclusive, Astro Bot Rescue Mission now. Before launch, though, there’s just time for another look at the gameplay. In the video below members of developer Sony Japan are on-hand to discuss making the game, and what makes it different to more traditional third-person…

‘Slime Rancher’ to Get VR Version This Fall in Free DLC

The critically-acclaimed game Slime Rancher (2017), a PC and console title that lets you run your own ranch filled with plucky slime buddies, is getting a VR version this fall that will allow you to vac, feed, and play with slimes. Developed by Monomi Park and VR studio 3lb Games, Slime Rancher: VR Playground is said to…

Slime Rancher Is Coming To VR Via Free DLC This Fall

The wacky world of Monomi Park’s Slime Rancher is coming to VR. The developer this week announced a collaboration with 3lb Games to release a free DLC update for the game later this fall adding in headset support. For those that don’t know, the Slime Rancher series is a little like a Harvest Moon game or…

Funomena To Bring Fairy Tale Luna: Moondust Garden to Magic Leap One

Having created beautiful fairy tale experience Luna for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and most recently PlayStation VR, developer Funomena has today revealed a new project based on the virtual reality (VR) title, Luna: Moondust Garden. Luna: Moondust Garden isn’t a VR experience however, with Funomena developing it exclusively for the Magic Leap One Creators Edition. Designed as a playful…

Zero-G Thriller Downward Spiral: Horus Station Lands on PlayStation VR

After a successful launch for PC virtual reality (VR) headsets a few months ago, 3rd Eye Studios has today released the second installment of its sci-fi thriller Downward Spiral: Horus Station for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR.   Continuing on from 2017’s short introduction Downward Spiral: Prologue, Downward Spiral: Horus Station takes that initial idea and expands on it greatly. Players…

Schell Games Reveal Next VR Project

The virtual reality (VR) market has developed a reputation for being kind to small and independent developers. A perfect example of this is Schell Games, who recently announced that its VR spy adventure I Expect You To Die had crossed the $3 million in revenue threshold. Schell Games are not content to stop there, however…

‘I Expect You to Die’ Studio Working on Sword Fighting Game for Multiple VR Platforms

Schell Games, the makers of the critically-acclaimed spy-themed escape room game I Expect You to Die (2016), recently announced that they’re currently developing a dual-wielding sword fighting game that has elements of what the studio calls “a lightweight dungeon crawler.” Talking to Variety, studio founder and CEO Jesse Schell says they’re developing the new sword fighting…

Oculus Will Livestream It’s 5th Connect Conference On Oculus Venues

Learn more about the latest in Oculus technology while wearing the latest in Oculus technology. Oculus Connect, an annual conference dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements in Oculus VR technology, is just around the corner and with it a new heap of rumors, announcements, and excitement. For those who were unable to attend the technology…

Oculus Will Livestream It’s 5th Connect Conference On Oculus Venues

Learn more about the latest in Oculus technology while wearing the latest in Oculus technology. Oculus Connect, an annual conference dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements in Oculus VR technology, is just around the corner and with it a new heap of rumors, announcements, and excitement. For those who were unable to attend the technology…

Blind Review: A Puzzle Game That Leaves You In The Dark

I’d love to tell you that Blind’s infuriating puzzles are frustrating for the right reasons, but I can’t. Tiny Bull Studios’ efforts to put you in the shoes of a blind person, giving you a taste of what life is like without sight are thoughtfully delivered and will stay with me for long after this…

Fantasy VR Adventure ‘Karnage Chronicles’ Gets 4-Player Co-Op in Latest Update

Karnage Chronicles, the sword and sorcery VR adventure in Early  Access from Beijing-based Nordic Trolls, recently received a long-awaited update that now includes multiplayer co-op for up to four players. The co-op mode lets players team up with friends or strangers to experience the campaign together. The game is also said to include “drop-in/drop-out” support, so…

Go toe-to-toe With Mates as PvP Mode Confirmed for Creed: Rise to Glory

There are already a number of boxing vidoegames for virtual reality (VR) headsets, some designed more around arcade action whilst others go for fitness or simulation. This month sees LA-based studio Survios release its third VR title this year, movie tie-in Creed: Rise to Glory. Up to now the developer has said it’ll be a purely single-player…

The Darkness Awaits As Blind Emerges Onto VR

Imagine waking up alone, in a mysterious and eerie mansion house, without your sight and with only echoes to guide you. This is the fate visited about Jean, the protagonist of newly released virtual reality (VR) mystery-thriller Blind. Blind is the creation of developer Tiny Bull Studios along with independent publisher Fellow Traveller (previously known…

The Darkness Awaits As Blind Emerges Onto VR

Imagine waking up alone, in a mysterious and eerie mansion house, without your sight and with only echoes to guide you. This is the fate visited about Jean, the protagonist of newly released virtual reality (VR) mystery-thriller Blind. Blind is the creation of developer Tiny Bull Studios along with independent publisher Fellow Traveller (previously known…

‘Transference’ Review: A Thrilling Film-like Adventure for the Digital Age

Transference (2018) is a single-player psychological thriller that takes place in a shadowy reflection of reality—the  simulation of a family’s collective minds who’ve presumably been corrupted after the father, a scientist, tests his breakthrough procedure on himself, his wife, and child. While fairly short in length, the game’s intense themes and film-like quality will leave you…

Knockout League Adds Heavy Bag Training In New DLC

Creed: Rise to Glory may be entering the ring next week but Grab Games’ Knockout League is still in the fight. This week the developer announced a brand new add-on DLC for the VR boxing game named Heavy Bag. It’s pretty much what it says on the tin; the download adds a new training mode…

VR MOBA Dark Eclipse Unveils Release Date

Though a familiar name to videogame fans who remember the 80s and early 90s, Japanese developer SUNSOFT have not been seen much outside Asia in the past few years. As part of the company’s celebrations of its 40th Year of operation, the company is returning to Europe and North America with the upcoming release of…

Sunsoft’s VR MOBA Dark Eclipse Hits PSVR Next Week

Virtual reality will get a DOTA 2 rival next week. Dark Eclipse, a new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game from Sunsoft, is coming to Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset on September 25th. In the app, you control one of three Leaders on a giant battlefield and must race to destroy the enemy base whilst…

Transference Review: A Black Mirror VR Nightmare Come To Life

Have you seen the San Junipero episode of Black Mirror? If not, then you should skip this opening paragraph. In that episode, people are able to make the decision on their death bed to either pass away naturally, like we do today, or to have their consciousness uploaded to a “simulated reality” server featuring a…

VR Roguelike In Death Leaves Early Access Next Month

The first game from the developers of Everest VR gets its full release next month. In Death from Solfar Studios will leave Early Access on October 2nd, the developer announced this week. As part of the full release the developer will introduce a new level, Paradise Lost, to the roguelike bow shooter. Expect to encounter…

Oculus Connect VR Livestream Coming to Gear VR and Go, But Rifters Get Left Out

Oculus today announced it will offer an immersive livestream during the company’s annual Oculus Connect developer conference, including coverage of the opening keynote and several VR esports championships hosted during the event. Owners of the Oculus Go or Gear VR headsets can join the immersive livestream via the Oculus Venues app which is unfortunately not…

Check Out Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed VR Escape Room

Ubisoft’s new Assassin’s Creed VR experience allows you to step inside the Animus for the first time ever. Escape The Lost Pyramid is a new location-based VR escape room that’s set in the world of the popular gaming series (more specifically tying into last year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins). Up to four players can explore the…

VR vs. Spitting Feathers

It’s a rarity indeed for you to start the working week with a blessed sigh of relief. But whatever happens, this week can’t possibly be as bad as the last one. For a start we have Mr. Peter Graham back in the fold after he disappeared off to *gasp* enjoy himself for a week. How…

Hands-On: Zero Killed Is A Firewall-Esque Tactical VR Shooter

PSVR’s Firewall Zero Hour wasn’t the first tactical VR shooter ever made, but it’s certainly had the largest splash in the market to date. Games like Onward and Pavlov paved the way for Firewall, which we praised in our review, especially when played with the PS Aim Controller. Fortunately for fans of the genre, PC…

Steampunk Storybook Adventure Chiaro and the Elixir of Life Is Out Today

Developer Martov Co first began to draw attention with its Kickstarter campaign for Chiaro and the Elixir of Life. The crowdfunding campaign drew a very positive response, and managed to successfully fund the project and then some. Backers and other interested parties will no doubt be pleased to learn that the title is now ready…