Thanks to PSX (PlayStation Experience) and The Game Awards 2017, December has been chockfull of VR gaming announcements. We’ve gone through all of them and picked the most notable ones. New Game Announcements Vacation Simulator Platforms: PC, PSVR Launch Window: 2018 Vacation Simulator is billed as a sequel, since “after you job, you vacation”. In contrast to the small office environment of Job Simulator, players will tackle a full island of activities in this game, accompanied by a few robots. Judging by the trailer and Owlchemy Labs’ former work in the industry, this game is gonna be a good one. Accounting+ Platforms: PSVR, PC (eventually)
As we previously anticipated, Sony announced a number of new titles on Monday for their now one-year-old Playstation VR platform. The announcements push the number of games available for the platform ever closer to the three hundred mark. Following is a brief overview of the titles unveiled Monday: Megalith Produced by Destructive Games, this is billed as “an action-packed hero shooter that transforms you into a titan, letting you use your massive size and firepower to compete with others in a quest to become a god.” Bow to Blood Developed by TribeToy, gamers will use VR to serve as “captain of a powerful airship,” set
Overkill keeps its name in the news. We’ve tested the game extensively through our first look, and reviewed the early access version of the game created by GameTroopers. Word has reached us that the game developers brought several new updates to the game which brings the title to more platforms. Yes, the biggest update is the expiry of HTC Vive “exclusiveness”, as Overkill VR now fully supports Oculus Rift and its Touch controllers. Given the “dead race” both manufacturers have battled over, it is good to see the titles being available across the range of platforms. Besides Oculus Rift and Touch, this is one of first
Several weeks ago, we posted an article on the new virtual reality game called Overkill VR, and just a few days ago we finally got the chance to experience a beta version of the game. Developed by the Spanish game development team Game Troopers, Overkill VR is one of the many FPS games for VR, but it takes gameplay to more realistic direction. Steam Early Access for the game opens on November 16th, 2016. Your digital avatar in Overkill VR faces difficult situations as the leader of an resistance movement. The goal is to fight and win over the terrorist organization called “The Faction.” Enemies are coming in waves and
In the eternal battle of Battlefield vs. Call of Duty, Electronic Arts once more pulled the trigger first and released Battlefield 1 on October 21th (to be followed by Call of Duty on November 4th). Following the first in-game experiences, we decided to do a review on game itself and on hardware needed to run this baby. There was much controversy surrounding Battlefield 1 and its return to World War I, also known as The Great War. Concerns about whether or not such delicate subject matter could ever be given the treatment it deserves, especially in a video game, are justified. This is unquestionably the
Game Troopers need no introduction – this publisher of simple or mobile games just announced its entrance into the field of mobile VR games. The publisher teamed again with Craneballs, their development team to deliver their first VR title. Craneballs is known for Overkill 3, an action game that can be played as third person shooter on PC, and Android or… as a First Person Shooter in Virtual Reality environment. Overkill 3 was originally made as a TPS, but Game Troopers decided to fund the re-make into a VR title. The game features some cool features like crouch and stand combat, and quite awesome mechanics for taking cover.
There are quite a few games that were presented at the Oculus Connect event, which took place last week. Among a sea of titles, there were several that caught my eyes and in the end, we picked seven titles that are hitting all the sweet spots on the market, from dreamy adventures to action games. They show the maturing of Oculus VR platform, and need to provide sufficient interest to guarantee sustainability of Oculus as such. Given the quality of titles coming out of Oculus Studios, we’re not too worried as some titles are mighty impressive. Luna First game is called Luna, made by some of
Football Manager (FM) is the best game of all time. It doesn’t matter which instalment you are playing, it is still the best game in the world. For those who have not played the game before, below is a brief overview of this classic franchise. By the end of it you will probably be shelling out for your very own copy. Availability The latest Football Manager – FM15 – is available on Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms. There is no reason to believe that FM16 will be any different. The Basics As you may guess from the title, the game sees you
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Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Activision Publishing Release Date: August 19, 2014 Platform: PS4 (Reviewed), Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 Genre: Action RPG, Dungeon Crawler MSRP: $59.99 Do Fear the Reaper Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition is one of the best games available on the PlayStation 4. It’s jam-packed with some of the most exceptional console-based dungeon crawling you can find, and is bursting with infinitely replayable monster-slaying action. It pulls players into a world of never-ending ARPG chaos, and is a shining example that Blizzard are the masters of their craft. The Ultimate Evil Edition comes with the original Diablo III game as well as its Reaper of Souls expansion–along
Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Release Date: July 29, 2014 Platform: PlayStation 4 Genre: Survival Horror, Action MSRP: $49.99 Author’s Note: This is my first time playing The Last of Us, and the review will reflect my experiences as someone who has no prior knowledge of the game. Although this is a review on the HD re-mastered version, I will discuss the merits of the game for both new and old players of the series. Where do we start when discussing The Last of Us? Do we talk about dynamic personable characters like Joel and Ellie that make players actually care about their future? Can we start with