The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases For The Week 09/16/18

There’s a hearty assortment of interesting new titles on offer for your PC VR headset this week. Even if you’re not privy to the intense thrills of Transference, there’s probably something for you here. Paperville Panic, from Ultimerse Price: $19.99 (Rift, Vive, Windows VR) Paperville Panic is a lovely little spot where everything is made…

The Biggest PSVR Releases For The Week 09/16/18

Time to get your wallet out; there are a total of seven new experiences arriving on PSVR this week, and a good number of them are well worth checking out for yourself. The Chantry, from Steel Minions Price: £4.49 (EU Only) Another student project from Sheffield Hallam University, The Chantry transports players back to 200…

Accounting+ Brings Three Times More Content To Rift, Vive And PSVR Soon

Get ready to be shouted at some more in VR! Accounting+, the expansion to Crows, Crows, Crows hilariously eccentric VR experience (which itself was born from a collaboration with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland), is coming to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift very soon. The original game did launch on the Vive all…

Beat Saber’s Multiplayer Is 85% Finished, Releasing After PSVR Port

Beat Games Studio, the studio behind smash-hit VR rhythm game, Beat Saber, are nearly done developing the game’s highly anticipated multiplayer mode. In a tweet today, the official Twitter account explained that “85% of Multiplayer is complete” and the only things remaining are things like a tournament client, avatar support, and custom level support. In…

Creed: Rise to Glory Has A Full Online Multiplayer Mode

We’re less than a week away from the launch of Creed: Rise to Glory, but developer Survios is only now revealing one of the game’s biggest features. The boxing tie-in, which launches ahead of this year’s Creed II in cinemas, is getting an online multiplayer mode. More specifically, you’ll be able to enter the ring…

Pixar Magic: How Magnopus Brought The Wonder Of Coco To Life In VR

“Pixar originally didn’t want to do the project [Coco VR] because they didn’t think we could hit the quality bar that they found acceptable,” said Ben Grossman, Co-Founder of Magnopus. “We had to prove ourselves.” And they did just that. Magnopus is a visual effect and experience company founded by people that have decades of…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Tetris Effects Drops Blocks Onto PSVR This November

The next evolution of the classic VR puzzle game that we called “sublime tranquility” in our hands-on preview from E3 this year, Tetris Effect, is slated to hit PSVR (as well as non-VR PS4) on November 9th, 2018. With Tetris Effect it’s mostly the same game that you know and love, but it’s in VR…

Five Marvel Studios VR Experiences We Want From The Void

Location-based VR experience maker The Void shared some exciting news last week. Not only is it working on a Wreck it Ralph VR experience to release later this year, but it’s also promised something new in collaboration with Marvel Studios in 2019. Consider us interested. Next year is a big one for Marvel Studios, as…

Breath Tech Is A VR Puzzle Game That Uses Your Breath

Hope you’ve got some mints at the ready; this new VR game uses your breath as an integral mechanic. Breath Tech from indie developer Brett Jackson (best known for his 2016 VR adventure, Dimensional) is an intriguing little experiment for the Oculus Rift. It’s a short puzzle game that uses the microphone embedded in the…

VR Vehicle Card Battler Vroom Kaboom Finally Gets Cockpit View

Ratloop Games’ Vroom Kaboom is a weird one. It’s a vehicular card-battling game in which two players nominate different war machines to gradually wear down their opponent’s defenses… with VR support. Not something you hear every day, is it? The latest update for the game does introduce some more familiar elements, though. Namely, the game…

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of The Week 09/09/18

Rift owners are set to have a great weekend with the release of Windlands 2! Everyone else? Not so much. It’s a slow week to say the least. Windlands 2, from Psytec Games Price: $29.99 (Rift) The long-awaited follow-up to Psytec Games’ popular VR launch title is finally here. Windlands 2 will have you running,…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/09/18

Just the one release this week, and it’s not something that’ll turn any heads. Look, we’ve been spoiled the past couple of weeks, okay? Your wallet deserves a break. Back to Firewall Zero Hour with you! Neonwall, from Jandusoft Price: £7.99 (EU Only) This is a curious little VR puzzler. You guide a little ball…

Metal Slug VR Is Coming To Arcades With The Help Of World War Toons

Wouldn’t Metal Slug VR be really, really cool? Unleashing a fury of bullets and throwing yourself to the ground as you dart through chaotic levels taking on gigantic war machines? That’s about to become a reality. VR developer Studio Roqovan today announced a partnership with SNK to develop a new arcade game that combines its…

Long Awaited VR Mech Battler Vox Machinae Coming This Fall

It’s been a long, long wait for one of VR’s best-looking mech battlers, Vox Machinae, but patient fans will soon be rewarded. The below trailer for the game, which developer Space Bullet released earlier this week, confirms that it’s set to launch in Early Access this fall. More specifically, the Steam page for the game…

A Discovery Of Witches VR Comes To London This Weekend

Deborah Harkness’s popular fantasy novel, A Discovery of Witches, is coming to the small screen in the UK tonight as a new TV series airing on Sky One. Before you catch it on your box, though, you’ll be able to experience the world of the show in VR… if you’re in London. Sky has set…

Hands-on: Arca’s Path Is The VR Equivalent Of A Christmas Stocking Stuffer

Dream Reality Interactive might be onto something here. Its answer to making sure everyone from your grandparents to your nephew is trying VR this Christmas? Replace real presents with virtual ones. In this case, it’s the marble maze, a rare symbol of present-ized unification under the tree. It’s something that everyone can pick up, play…

Fly Like Thor With This Hilariously Dangerous VR Movement Experiment

What could be safer than putting on a VR headset, grabbing a motion controller by the wrist strap and then twirling it above your head to take flight? WyVRn developer Hamster Ball recently showcased this frankly terrifying new form of VR locomotion, which allows you to whirl a hammer and lift off just like everyone’s…