Moving Beyond VR Games

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I love VR and I love gaming, but I have now got to the point where the mention of the two things in the same sentence – specially when people seem to imply they’re the same thing – makes me roll my eyes and sigh. Part of it is due to the fact I’m yet to get really hooked into a VR game.

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The 5 Best Games for PlayStation VR

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Here’s our breakdown of the best PSVR games that you should definitely check out. The 5 Best PSVR Games. The game encourages lots of movement and dodging, so you’ll want to maximize the size of your playspace and you’ll also want to play the game while standing.

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Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Awards

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There’s been plenty to talk about in VR gaming over the course of 2018, with even more ambitious indie studios and AAA game companies getting into the medium for the first time. Now for Road to VR’s 2018 Game of the Year Award winners. Developer : Beat Games.

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VR Game Releases For January 2019

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is January’s list. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know! Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For January 2019.

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Insomniac Games Releases Seedling, the First Paid Augmented Reality Game for Magic Leap One

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One the leading game developers for the PlayStation 4 and Oculus Rift platforms, Insomniac Games, is finally releasing its first major augmented reality title: Seedling for the Magic Leap One. Back in November, we gave our impressions of the game after sampling it at the L.E.A.P.

Valve Reveals Top Selling VR Games on Steam in 2018

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Among the charts is a list of the top 100 best selling VR games on Steam in 2018 , as measured by gross revenue. Interestingly, none of the platinum games are Early Access graduates (compared to 25% in the gold tier). This is the game’s second year in the gold tier.

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VR Game Releases For December 2018

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is December’s list. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know! Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For December 2018.

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‘Astro Bot’ Wins The Game Awards’ Best VR/AR Game of 2018

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Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) , the VR platformer that’s still wowing PSVR users well after its October 2nd launch, took home the title of ‘Best VR/AR Game’ at last night’s Game Awards.

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The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch and top 5 for the Xbox One gamepad, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store. Before we start, don’t forget that your Rift also works with compatible games purchased through Steam.

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VR Game Releases For November 2018

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is November’s list. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know! Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For November 2018.

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The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive

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Here we take a look at our top 5 games for Vive, and a little more information you might need to get you started. Valve’s The Lab (2016) is without a doubt among the best games, free or otherwise, so we just had to add it.

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‘Budget Cuts’ Review – Killer Robots Meet Killer VR Game Mechanics

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Budget Cuts, a first-person stealth VR game, has been eagerly awaited since Stockholm-based indie studio Neat Corporation first released a free demo in 2016. If you find yourself wishing for a silenced pistol, then you’re not playing the game right.

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Community Download: What Is The Most Underrated VR Game?

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Since consumer-grade VR has been out for about two and a half years at this point, we’ve seen tons and tons of VR games. That’s how many good VR games there are. But that also means there are lots and lots of VR games that don’t get the recognition they deserve.

52 VR Games We Can’t Wait To Play In 2019

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2018 is over and it’s clear to see that it’s been a great year for VR gaming. Every year at Upload we compile a list of all the games we’re looking forward to in the year ahead. So, without further ado, here’s what VR games 2019 is going to throw at us.

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15 New PSVR Game Trailers From Paris Games Week

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Paris Games Week is here and Sony has revealed a slew of new trailers showing off their lineup of PSVR games coming in 2017 and 2018. Developer: Fast Travel Games. Developer: Disruptive Games. Developer: Gattai Games. Developer: Bit Planet Games.

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VR Game Releases For September 2018

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is September’s list. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know! Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For September 2018.

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The 25 Best HTC Vive Games: Day #1

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From the stunning precision of SteamVR tracking to the frankly ludicrous amount of games to play, the HTC Vive and its bigger brother, the Vive Pro, are arguably the best place to experience high-end VR gaming today. Experiences Gaming HTC Vive VR Industry News htc vive HTC Vive Pro

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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #1

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Fast forward to 2018 and the Rift has been on the market for two and a half years and amassed an impressive ecosystem of games in that time. With that said, here are UploadVR’s 25 best Oculus Rift games. Experiences Gaming Oculus Rift VR Industry News oculus rift

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‘Subnautica’ Will Be Free on Epic Games Store Starting Next Week

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Epic Games is opening its own digital distribution platform in hopes that its industry-leading revenue share split will attract developers. Inaugurating the new Epic Games Store, the company is giving away underwater survival game Subnautica (2018) for free.

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PlayStation VR to Get 60+ More Games Through Early 2018, Nearly Doubling Game Catalog

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It’s been a whole year since the PlayStation VR launched, and Sony is nearly doubling down on its extensive catalog of games with +60 more titles confirmed to come to PSVR between now and early 2018.

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VR Game Releases For October 2018

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is September’s list. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know! Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For September 2018.

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Niantic Offers $1 Million in Rewards for Games Built on Its Real World Platform

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Location-based gaming pioneer Niantic has been preparing its flavor of AR cloud, the Niantic Real World Platform, to bring more realistic and interactive augmented reality experiences to mobile apps.

VR Educational Game ‘Titanic VR’ Landing on PSVR This Week

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Titanic VR (2018) is an immersive educational interactive story and game that takes you to the depths of the final resting place of the RMS Titanic, where you explore the 1912 shipwreck, its history, and experience over 6 hours of story-driven gameplay.

20 VR Games Releasing in 2018 We’re Excited About

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We’ve rounded up a list of 20-something VR games launching in 2018 that we’re excited about, covering all three major VR systems: PSVR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. ARK Park is a multiplayer adventure game based on the world of ARK:Survival Evolved (2017). 3 Games from Valve.

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‘Beat Saber’ is Now the 7th Best Rated Steam Game of All Time

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Beat Saber has climbed to the #7 spot among best rated games on Steam—VR or otherwise—and continues to hold the #1 spot among VR titles. A few weeks into release, a handful of negative reviews dropped the game down to 98%.

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VR Game Releases For August 2018

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Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is August’s list. There are some big VR games coming this month. And if you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon — let us know!

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‘Luna’ is a Beautiful Introduction to VR for Gaming Novices

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The game’s unique artwork had me intrigued. The level of detail and the unique art style makes the game incredibly charming. The interactions are all easy to complete and the game is responsive. This is why I could see this game being very accessible for entry level VR users.

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Astro Bot Rescue Mission Scores Best VR Game At Game Awards

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The 2018 Game Awards are well underway and the winner for best VR/AR game was just announced. “Astro Bot is not here to reinvent the wheel or claim the throne as VR’s killer app; there are enough games trying to do that already,” we said in our review. “Instead, it fuzes the thrill of seeing a virtual world come to life with the dependably engaging gameplay of one of gaming’s most beloved genres and explores what that can mean with fascinating results.

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Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

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This guest article by Mitch Mastroni, Interaction Designer at Tender Claws, the studio behind the game, explores how the game achieved significant immersion even on more restrictive mobile VR headsets. It also enhances game feel by giving virtual objects weight.

Tim Sweeney: Games Released On Epic Games Store Can Support VR

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The team behind Fortnite and the Unreal Engine which created it is going one level deeper and making a push for its own game storefront to challenge Valve’s Steam on PC and potentially Google Play on Android. In an emailed Q&A with Game Informer, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney wrote “the Epic Games store doesn’t have any sort of VR user interface, however, games released on the store can support VR if they choose.”

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Insomniac Games Announces ‘Seedling’, Launching on Magic Leap in November

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Insomniac Games, the talented game studio behind non-VR games like Spider-Man (2018) and VR games like Edge of Nowhere (2016) and The Unspoken (2016), today announced their first AR game called Seedling , coming to Magic Leap in November.

The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

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Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget. Free Games With Revive.

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Kickstarter Game System Uses iOS & Android Devices to Merge Tabletop Gaming with Augmented Reality

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But one new product is looking to literally kickstart mobile AR gaming by introducing a few key components that harness the traditional board game model.

PSVR Demo Collection 3 Doesn’t Include Any New Games

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These are all great games but it’s a shame there aren’t any 2019 titles to preview in this collection. We would have happily welcomed demos of Blood and Truth and other PSVR games that are being lined up for this year. Experiences Gaming demo demo disc PSVR

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The Best VR Sports Games for the Oculus Rift

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After digging into nearly 20 titles, we’ve pulled together the top five VR sports games for the Oculus Rift that will scratch that itch for anyone looking for VR gameplay that’s both active and competitive.

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15 Best Oculus Go VR Horror Games And Experiences

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With Halloween right around the corner next week, we felt like it was time to start rounding up some of the very best VR horror games and experiences out there. Price: $9.99 / $14.99 /$16.99 ( Store for Two-Game Bundle ).

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First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

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One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall. Now the seemingly unkillable franchise has set it sights on the world of immersive content with a new AR game that presents the series from a brand new perspective. .

The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #5

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Fast forward to 2018 and the Rift has been on the market for two and a half years and amassed an impressive ecosystem of games in that time. With that said, here are UploadVR’s 25 best Oculus Rift games. It is, both literally and figuratively, one of the deepest VR games going.

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‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ Nabs ‘Best VR/AR Game’ at The Game Awards 2017

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The yearly fanfare of the Game Awards has come and gone, leaving Capcom with the award for Best VR/AR Game for their massively successful horror-adventure Resident Evil 7 : Biohazard (2017), a game that equally supports both PSVR and traditional monitors.

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The 5 Best Free Games on Oculus Rift

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There are plenty of great games out there for Oculus Rift, with the Oculus Store featuring a number of top titles certainly worth your hard-earned money. High production value, engaging VR mechanics, Touch optimization: the games below have it all. Developer : Epic Games.

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Epic Aims to Take on Steam with Newly Announced Epic Games Store

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Steam is widely considered the de facto platform for PC games, VR or otherwise, but Unreal Engine creators Epic Games want change that with a new storefront that they say will leave more revenue to developers than Steam and other major digital distribution platforms.

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Beat Games: First Song Pack for ‘Beat Saber’ Could Arrive on PSVR This Month

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Beat Games co-founder and CEO Jaroslav Beck tweeted today that the PSVR version of hit rhythm game Beat Saber (2018) could be getting its first song pack sometime this month. News Bits PSVR Game VR Game beat games beat saber beat saber psvr beat saber song pack Jaroslav Beck

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A New Alien VR Game Could Be Announced Next Week

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It’s very possible that we see a new Alien game announced next week, and we might finally hear if it’s got VR support too. The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley has begun teasing next week’s show, which takes place on December 6th. The Game Awards always mix in new announcements with the prize-giving and earlier in the month Keighley tweeted the message ‘Worlds Will Change’ along with a teaser image. Experiences Gaming alien

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