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Review: Polybius

Polybius, the trippy new arcade shooter from long-time designer Jeff Minter, is a question-inducing game. Why's it called that? What even is it? Won't it give me motion sickness? The name is a riff on an old urban legend that spoke of a mys...   read

 
 
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You won't need a PC or phone for Vive's new standalone VR headset

Standalone VR headsets that don't require a PC, a phone, or a whole mess of wires are going to make virtual reality so much more approachable. Pricing is one thing, but there really is something to be said about ease of use and setup. Googl...   read

 
 

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Bandai Namco announces Evangelion VR experience

Hot off the heels of the Gundam VR experience, Bandai Namco has announced an Evangelion VR attraction, titled Evangelion VR: The Soul's Seat. Debuting this summer at the VR Zone location in Tokyo, this looks to be a treat for Evangelion fan...   read

 
 
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Review: Farpoint

PlayStation VR is in a weird spot. It has the userbase, the pricepoint, and Sony has a massive industry lead. Can it stay in for the long haul? What about the second wave of modern VR (cordless), which, according to a few industry experts a...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine coming to PlayStation VR

Chris and I were just chatting about next week's Farpoint and the accompanying Aim Controller designed for PlayStation VR shooters. Will there be much support for the new peripheral? I'm doubtful. But the controller is landing at least one ...   read

 
 
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Battlezone is worth checking out on Vive and Oculus Rift

For me, Battlezone was and still is a highlight of the PlayStation VR library, albeit with the caveat that it's best experienced with a full four-person group. The roguelike campaign structure and at times fierce difficulty both necessitate...   read

 
 
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Google buys Job Simulator developer Owlchemy Labs

Between Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Owlchemy Labs has been doing some cool stuff in the VR space. I'm curious to see what the team does next, especially in light of today's news that Google, which has its Dayd...   read

 
 
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Payday VR is on the way with standard PC cross-play

So, this is a good idea. Overkill Software is working on Payday VR for a beta release later this year, and as shown in this debut trailer, it'll support co-op play with the existing version of Payday 2. Outside of what you can glean from t...   read

 
 
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That wild new Jeff Minter game Polybius is out today

Polybius is another hectic arcade shooter from Jeff Minter, albeit one designed with virtual reality in mind, and I'm not so sure I can handle his brand of trance-inducing madness while I'm strapped in. It's playable on a standard PS4 witho...   read

 
 


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Review: Statik

"It's a lot easier than it looks." That's what I had to keep reminding myself whenever I'd get stuck in Statik, an absorbing new PlayStation VR game in which you wake up handcuffed to various puzzle boxes that appear far more intricate and ...   read

 
 
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Review: GNOG

GNOG isn't just a clever puzzle game with vivid color schemes and a cool name. It also has the distinct pleasure of evoking long-lost memories of my favorite childhood toy line: Mighty Max. Talk about making a great first impression!   read

 
 
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Arden's Wake and the continued brilliance of Penrose Studios' VR storytelling

Last year at the Tribeca Film Festival, I was invited to a special preview of a semi-interactive non-movie non-game hybrid called Allumette, which would have its world premiere a few days later. It was a forty-five-minute solo session where...   read

 
 
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Looks like Superhot VR is coming to Vive 'soon'

There are a handful of virtual reality games I feel like I'm really missing out on, and Superhot VR probably tops that list. Superhot? Excellent! Superhot VR? Even better! (Or so I'm led to believe.) Look, I wanna fight like Christian Bale ...   read

 
 
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Batman series on sale at Steam as Arkham VR is released

In a promotion to uh, promote the newly arrived Batman: Arkham VR port, Warner Bros. has slashed prices on a ton of titles for PC gamers. Most notably the Arkham franchise is seeing Winter/Summer sale price points. The two be...   read

 
 
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Last year's Batman: Arkham VR is now on Vive and Oculus Rift

As of today, you'll no longer need a PS4 and PlayStation VR to solve puzzles and screw around as the Caped Crusader in Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham VR -- it's now on Steam for Vive and Oculus Rift. The lateness of the PC version is a little...   read

 
 
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Review: Wilson's Heart

Look, I've played a lot of crap in VR. In fact, I've played mostly crap in VR. The store is a wasteland of half-fulfilled ideas and tech demos being sold for at least $19.99. Players will clamor "Oh, this game isn't so bad! You're being too...   read

 
 
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Zen Studios is bringing Infinite Minigolf to Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

It's hard to shake the notion of Zen Studios working on anything outside of the pinball space, but it's happened plenty of times before, and it'll happen again. For instance: Planet Minigolf. Remember that one? Its followup, Infinite Minigo...   read

 
 
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Palmer Luckey gave Trump $100,000 in the name of Chrono Trigger

Co-founder and former face of Oculus VR Palmer Luckey is still trying to make America great again. The millennial with an estimated $730 million net worth donated $100,000 to Donald Trump's celebratory inaugural committee, as reported by Mo...   read

 
 
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Review: Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

I don't know how I stumbled upon Rick & Morty, but I'm glad I did. More so, I'm glad it's getting a decent amount of play considering how bleak it is, and that it's branching out into more than just one series that we have to wait forev...   read

 
 
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Farpoint looks like the next notable PlayStation VR game

You might not recall Farpoint by its forgettable name, but if you keep up with PlayStation VR happenings, you should recognize the PSVR Aim controller the game is heavily associated with. This is a first-person sci-fi adventure in which yo...   read

 
 
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Blaze it with a new Rick and Morty game on April 20

Announced all the way back in July of last year, the Rick and Morty VR simulator is now ready. Appropriately launching on April 20, Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality, which was originally just coming to the HTC Vive, is now ...   read

 
 
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Review: Starblood Arena

Ever since day one of the consumer VR rollout, I've been playing EVE: Valykrie off and on. It's still one of the best virtual flight simulators out there, and it's been over a year since launch. Starblood Arena, a brand new PlayStation...   read

 
 
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Race the Sun is getting PlayStation VR support and other goodies

Existing games adding support for PlayStation VR is a nice way to pad out the device's library and save us some money in cases where we already own the title in question. The endless flyer Race the Sun is the latest to embrace that concept ...   read

 
 
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HTC Vive gets today-only $100 off anniversary sale

It's the HTC Vive's first birthday and to celebrate HTC is cutting prices across the board. Most major retailers are participating by dropping the price on the $799.99 Vive down to $699.99. This ties the Vive's historic low price (duri...   read

 
 


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