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Play the backup dancer in Hatsune Miku VR

Hatsune Miku's second foray in virtual reality is your first chance to dance alongside her. Whereas Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live put you in the crowd for one of her concerts, this new venture is more about mimicking her moves. Degica Games ...

 
 
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew no longer requires VR

With today's PC and PS4 update, Ubisoft's social space sim Star Trek: Bridge Crew no longer requires players to use a virtual-reality headset. If you've been trying to talk your friends into playing (or vice versa), that conversation should...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best VR Game of 2017 goes to...

Modern virtual reality, in earnest, kicked off in March of 2016. It's hard to believe that it's nearly been two years, but so far the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR have made their own unique impact on the industry. Although...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best VR Game of 2017

I won't claim to know what the future holds for virtual reality as a whole, but the cost of entry is becoming less of an obstacle, companies like Oculus, Valve, and Sony are still pushing forward, and every day more people are finding out ...

 
 
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Job Simulator follow-up Vacation Simulator announced

Job Simulator is one of the better virtual reality games out there and one I think every new VR owner should play. As announced at The Game Awards tonight, we're getting a sunny follow-up in 2018. Owlchemy Labs is continuing its comedic ph...

 
 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider's VR chapter is now available on PC

The VR-oriented Blood Ties chapter of 2015's Rise of the Tomb Raider has finally been added to the PC port of the game. The announcement was made on Steam by developers Crystal Dynamics.The VR chapter, which launched on consoles earlier thi...

 
 
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Infamous driving sim Desert Bus now playable in VR

Those maniacs at Dinosaur Games actually did it! They brought Desert Bus -- a game about painstakingly driving from Tuscon to Las Vegas in real time, without breaks -- to virtual reality. Desert Bus VR is available today as a free download ...

 
 
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Job Simulator scores a free endless mode

Finally, a reason to revisit the excellent albeit fleeting Job Simulator. This slapstick virtual reality game is one of the first things I recommend new VR owners check out, but once you've gone through it a few times, there's not much ince...

 
 
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The Talos Principle has come to Oculus Rift and Vive

At the risk of being "that one guy on Destructoid who just won't shut up about The Talos Principle," hey, this very good and worth-playing first-person puzzle adventure game has come to virtual reality. It's available as of today on Steam f...

 
 
 
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Review: Sparc

I feel like I've typed the phrase "VR has potential" a million times, but it's true. When I'm presented with perfect conditions in a perfect setting, where two people can have VR headsets and engage in a multiplayer sporting event, VR is un...

 
 
 
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Hell yeah, Rez Infinite is now on PC

I've already bought Rez a few times before. What's one more purchase? Rez Infinite has come to PC today ($20) with support for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and "unrestricted resolution and up to double the texture resolution of any previous versi...

 
 
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Review: Infinite Minigolf

A video game about miniature golf is sort of strange, if you think about it. Minigolf is already an imitation of full-scale golf, reduced to putting and avoiding obstacles. Making a video game based on minigolf just adds another l...

 
 
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Review: Lone Echo

The VR space is becoming much more well-rounded. Yes, there are still a lot of terrible one-note garbage games that try to take advantage of people being desperate for something new to play, but there are also a lot more real games. Su...

 
 
 
 
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Oculus has a huge sale on the Rift with Touch controllers

Anyone who has been interested in adopting virtual reality on PC but holding out because of the price, it may be the time to finally take the plunge. After cutting prices by $200 this spring, Oculus has a new promotion that brings its hardw...

 
 
 
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Review: The Mage's Tale

VR is such an untamed wild right now, and a lot of people don't want any part of it. Where else could you find a first-person dungeon crawler that takes place in the same universe as Bard's Tale, and sort of bridges the gap between the thir...

 
 
 
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Review: Star Trek: Bridge Crew

If there's any quintessential Star Trek fantasy, it's probably of being on the bridge of one of the series' iconic starships. Be it the Enterprise, Defiant, or Voyager, Star Trek has long defined itself through command decks and t...

 
 
 
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Review: Rock Band VR

I wasn't really sure what to expect when heading into Rock Band VR. I love the series, so more of it is always a good thing, but I knew this was something completely different. Perhaps that is the best way to describe it: something differen...

 
 
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Half-Life 2: VR made it through Steam Greenlight

A virtual-reality makeover for Half-Life 2 sounds like a terrific new reason to revisit the iconic game, and with Valve prioritizing other initiatives, fans have taken it upon themselves to make it happen. The community-built Half-Life 2: V...

 
 




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