Back in March, I had the chance to try out all three of the major VR systems for the first time: Oculus, HTV Vive, and PSVR. Most of the experiences I played feel like an homage to classic arcade games, which is where I believe VR will eventually find the footing it’s been needing. However, there were some interesting developments from Time of Virtual Reality, a Chinese centered development ...[Read More]
I hadn’t done much during the designated press hour other than meet up with some friends, try to make a plan of attack, and raise some money with cookies. I had a lot to look forward to during PAX South and I was getting to start it off by playing with something that made me tilt my head and have no idea what to expect. Merge VR had sent me a short email about the HoloCube and the one picture ins...[Read More]
ZeniMax Media Inc. who’s the parent company to video game publisher Bethesda Softworks, announced that it has acquired Escalation Studios, located in Dallas, TX. This company was founded in 2007 by industry veterans Tom Mustaine and Marc Tardif, Escalation’s team has helped build and support some of the biggest franchises in the industry – including id Software’s award-winning first-person s...[Read More]
After much anticipation, John Wick Chronicles is finally releasing on February 9, 2017! Lionsgate and Starbreeze announced that this FPS game on VR will be launching on Steam and for the HTC Vive! Pre-orders for the game are available on Steam for $19.99.
Whoa! First Contact Entertainment has really outdone themselves with their new game, ROM: Extraction. ROM: Extraction works with both the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift and is available on Steam for $19.99. This VR game is a wave-based shooter that teleports players to the year 2076, where they are a member of an Orb extraction team that suddenly finds themselves playing defense against an onslaught...[Read More]
Today, Snail Games unveiled details regarding ARK: Park, their new virtual reality experience. More than 100 creatures from the Jurassic era and the ARK: Survival Evolved franchise will arrive in this breathtaking VR adventure in 2017.
Earlier in 2016 at Computex, Zotac unveiled their newest product, the VR GO Backpack. After a five month wait, the final product is ready for purchase and is a comfortable and elegant solution to the mess and headache a traditional virtual reality setup can create. This is not just a VR backpack, but also a detachable mini-PC with top of the line hardware that is smartly designed for gaming at a d...[Read More]
Microsoft held a large 2-hour briefing on October 26th to show off some of their new technologies. Aside from the huge news on the Surface branding, gamers and virtual reality enthusiasts benefited from several bits of news coming over the next handful of months.
A curious sci-fi tale of exploration and discovery inspired by Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories, Alice VR is coming October 27th to PC, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and OSVR. The game will be available in English, Polish, German, French, Spanish, and Russian.
2K today announced their first virtual reality offering, Carnival Games VR. Based on the popular Carnival Games franchise created by Cat Daddy Games. While I’ve had the chance to play Carnival Games in the past this is one interesting way to have us play the game. What’s this VR game all about and what will it include? Let’s keep on reading!
You’re on stage, the band is playing, the music is fantastic… and then all the electricity blows, and the music dies. The only equipment working is the singular microphone in your hand. Now it is up to you and only you to keep the crowd entertained with only your voice in Stage Presence, the first VR title published by Tiny Build.
Tabletop games are something that video games have been trying to replicate over the years with varying degrees of success. Whether its the virtual tables of Roll20 for Dungeons & Dragons or the many variations of Apples to Apples, there’s something that board games have that video games lack. Ubisoft is trying to bridge that gap with their take on the classic social game, Werewolf. In t...[Read More]