Road to VR’s 2020 Game of the Year Awards

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It’s the time of the season again for reflection, when we look back at this year’s greatest achievements in VR gaming and remind ourselves just how far we’ve come in the four years since consumers first delved head-first into truly immersive worlds.

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The Best VR Games Of 2020 (So Far)

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Looking for the best VR games in 2020? We’re six months into 2020 and there’s already been a lot of great VR games. To recognize as many games as possible we’re splitting our current list of best VR games in 2020 into two parts. First is the all-new releases, but we’re also recognizing ports of older games that made successful transitions to other headsets. Best VR Games 2020: All-New Releases. ” Best VR Games 2020: Ports.

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Three Ways VR And Gaming Are Driving Modern Edutainment

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Edutainment experiences have been around for a while and will continue to evolve as the gaming industry grows. While some experiences might skew educational – those that blend entertainment and elements of gaming will win. . Newzoo states, the games market will reach $200.8

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10 Highly-Anticipated VR Games We’re Excited To Play In 2021

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This is shaping up to be one hell of a year for VR gaming. Whether you’re on the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, or a SteamVR headset, you’ll find there’s plenty of VR gaming to look forward to over the next 12 months.

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Insanely Popular Rhythm Game ‘Osu!’ Now Playable In VR

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to AUDICA converter, a free tool that allows fans of the uber popular 2007 rhythm game to easily transport millions of user-created maps to Harmonix Music System’s VR rhythm experience AUDICA. The post Insanely Popular Rhythm Game ‘Osu!’ VR Modding VR Rhythm Games

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Atari Bets On Blockchain & NFT Gaming With ZED RUN’s AR Horses

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Since its beta launch last year, ZED RUN has developed a strong foundation for a new type of non-fungible token (NFT) gaming. This past week was an extra especially exciting one for the company with the reveal of a new partnership with Atari to introduce rare and collectible in-game items.

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10 VR Sports Games To Keep Us Occupied At Home

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Stay active under lockdown with these fitness-focused games & apps. Sports undeniably took a big hit and though some professional leagues are still running, it doesn’t beat those amateur games with friends. . Racing games aren’t exactly lacking within VR.

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How to gift a game on the Oculus Store

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One of the best gifts that you can make to a virtual reality gamer is a VR game , and finally, after years that we have awaited for this feature , it is possible to gift a game to a friend of yours in the Oculus Store. How can you give a game as a gift for a Quest 2 user?

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11 VR Games We’re Looking Forward to in 2021

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Despite the world grinding to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, indie game studios and ‘AAA’ studios alike continued their work from afar and set new bars for VR gaming. Developer : Fast Travel Games. Delayed Games. Developer : Vertigo Games.

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New VR Game Releases For April 2020

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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 April’s list for 2020. And don’t forget to watch VRecap every Friday to stay on top of the top news stories, top new releases, and our weekly VR game giveaway. If you’re a VR game developer planning to release a game soon that isn’t on this month’s list or will be released soon in the future — let us know! PSVR Game Releases For April 2020.

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Educational Studio Kuato Raises $6M to Build Asymmetric VR Games

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Kuato Studios , a UK-based creator of educational games, announced it has raised £4.5M (~$6.1M USD) as the company takes a stride into virtual reality gaming for the first time. The post Educational Studio Kuato Raises $6M to Build Asymmetric VR Games appeared first on Road to VR.

The 20 Best Rated & Most Rated Quest Games & Apps – December 2020

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Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps as of December 2020. The post The 20 Best Rated & Most Rated Quest Games & Apps – December 2020 appeared first on Road to VR.

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The Best VR Games & Apps To Kick Off The New Year

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Start 2021 off on the right foot with one of the following VR games and apps: SUPERNATURAL. Don’t forget to take some time for yourself and enjoy all the incredible games VR has to offer. The post The Best VR Games & Apps To Kick Off The New Year appeared first on VRScout.

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‘Beat Saber’ & ‘Job Simulator’ Top PSVR’s Most Downloaded Games of 2020

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PlayStation has released the top 10 list for most-downloaded PS4, PS5 and PSVR games of 2020. It should come as no surprise to anyone that two of the VR industry’s most successful games have nabbed the top two spots: Beat Saber and Job Simulator.

New VR Game Releases For May 2020

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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 May’s list for 2020. So far 2020 has not been a disappointment at all in terms of new VR games to play, even after the dust settled from Half-Life: Alyx. And don’t forget to watch VRecap every Friday to stay on top of the top news stories, top new releases, and our weekly VR game giveaway. Rift, Vive, Index, and Windows VR Game Releases For May 2020.

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Facebook Acquires ‘Beat Saber’ Studio Beat Games

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Facebook today announced it has acquired Beat Games, the studio behind the hit VR rhythm game Beat Saber (2018). Beat Games is joining Oculus Studios as an independently operated team based out of Prague. Mike Verdu, Facebook’s Director of AR/VR Content, said Beat Games will “continue to ship content and updates for Beat Saber at the same time across all currently supported platforms.”

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How To Play SteamVR Games On The Oculus Quest 2

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Expand your offerings with a massive catalogue of PC VR games & apps. The Oculus Quest has developed quite an impressive library of standalone games and apps. The post How To Play SteamVR Games On The Oculus Quest 2 appeared first on VRScout.

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Alien: Isolation VR Mod Updated With Epic Games Store Support

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The VR mod for horror game Alien: Isolation has been updated to include support for the Epic Games Store version, which was available for free for one day in late December. Released in 2014, Alien: Isolation is a survival horror game set 15 years after the first Alien movie.

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PlayStation VR Game Creator ‘Dreams VR’ Now Available, Here’s How To Get Started

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PlayStation 4 game creator Dreams received its highly-anticipated VR Update earlier today, introducing a variety of game creation tools designed specifically for PlayStation VR. Start building your own console VR experiences today, no headset required.

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‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Is Steam’s VR Game Of The Year

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Valve’s AAA VR adventure is Valve’s number one pick for best VR game of 2020. Valve has unveiled the official winners of its 2020 Steam Awards, an annual ceremony highlighting the absolute best games released on the companies Steam platform according to the players.

Expert View: Eroding the Barrier to Entry in Game Development

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The process of building an indie video game, especially for Virtual Reality, can be an arduous years-long endeavor. But this barrier of entry can be a limitation on new, diverse game concepts. Users can make games without writing a line of code with the in-app scripting library.

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‘Elite Dangerous’ is Going Free on Epic Games Store Next Week

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Frontier Developments’ VR-compatible space sim Elite Dangerous (2014) is going free on the Epic Games Store next week. You can add it to your wishlist by clicking the heart symbol on the game’s store page.

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The Best Upcoming VR Games in 2021

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For us, one of the most exciting parts is sharing with you the best upcoming VR games in 2021. Action games are, of course, among the most expected VR games in 2021. Also, there are lots of fantasy VR games, creating new and exciting metaverses for players.

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VR Idle Farmer ‘Portable Farm’ Lets You Tend Crops While Immersed In Other VR Games

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How many times have you found yourself patiently waiting for friends in the lobby of your favorite VR game? What makes the game so unique is that it can be played over existing VR titles as a SteamVR overlay. Image Credit: Bar Shift Games.

7 Unexpected VR Game Genres That Are Actually Good

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Not all game genres make immediate sense for VR, but some of the very best VR games out there don’t initially sound like good ideas on paper. Here are 7 VR games in unexpected genres that are, actually, pretty good.

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Valve: Steam Saw 1.7 Million New VR Users in 2020, 71% Increase in VR Game Revenue

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million users experience a VR game for the first time in 2020, while SteamVR users overall jumped into more than 104 million VR sessions. Million New VR Users in 2020, 71% Increase in VR Game Revenue appeared first on Road to VR.

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Road to VR’s 2019 Game of the Year Awards

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Now, a little under four years since the big names in hardware released their first generation consumer headsets, we live in a time when a number of VR games have actually approached the best that any gaming platform has to offer. In our third annual Game of the Year Awards, we again celebrate those VR games—those stories that can only be told through the act of suspending your disbelief and immersing yourself in another world, head-first. Developer : Sanzaru Games.

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Over 150 Global Game Jam 2019 Games Have VR Support

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The world’s largest game jam, the Global Game Jam, had its 2019 session this past weekend from January 25th – 27th 2019. A game jam is a short, usually two or three day long event, in which programmers, designers, artists, and more all gather together around a central theme and make small games very rapidly. We looked at the list of submissions and if you filter them for just games with VR support you’re left with 166 games.

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Top 5 Games To Sideload On Oculus Quest 2 – FREE VR GAMES!

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A handful of free VR games perfect for your new standalone VR headset. Specifically, the best free games and apps you can sideload right now to your standalone headset. Some of these are games we’ve touched upon before in previous videos that have since received major updates. Since then the game has undergone massive overhaul with the developer introducing new levels, additional gameplay mechanics, and a hilarious new multiplayer mode.

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VR Music Game ‘Unplugged’ Simulates The Rockstar Lifestyle Using Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking

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Vertigo Games, publisher behind hit VR games such as Arizona Sunshine and After the Fall , is collaborating with developer Anotherway on a new VR music game that will have you shredding a virtual guitar on-stage in front of a sold-out crowd. Image Credit: Vertigo Games.

Family Gaming: VR Experiences Transforming Together Time Under Lockdown

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Below is a selection of VR experiences rated “Everyone” or “Everyone 10+” perfect for keeping grandparents, parents, and the kids entertained with action-packed arcade-like experiences, multiplayer party games, and adrenaline-powered fitness apps. VR Gaming Fun for Everyone. and Baby Hands will get families playing games or sports they know and love in zany new ways – no tokens or sports gear required. by Resolution Games and Rovio. by Resolution Games .

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Sony Acquires Insomniac Games

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Insomniac Games — the developers behind Sony’s PS4 megahit Spider-Man — are going to become part of Sony Worldwide Studios. Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac turns the PS4 and PSVR maker into the owner of upcoming PC VR game Stormland and a host of other VR and AR projects. They’ve been at the forefront of interaction and systems development in VR games and their titles reflect an exploration of these new input systems.

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The 20 Best Rated & Most Rated Quest Games & Apps – November 2020

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Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps as of November 2020. The post The 20 Best Rated & Most Rated Quest Games & Apps – November 2020 appeared first on Road to VR.

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Watch: Spooky Horror Game A Wake Inn Showcases Smart VR Design In New Dev Diary

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Our latest look at VR horror game, A Wake Inn, showcases some intelligent VR-centric design. The game sees players cast as a mannequin that explores an abandoned hotel littered with enemies and puzzles.

In Death: Unchained review: a cool VR rogue-lite game

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If you want to admire a video review of this game , where I share my impressions and also 10 minutes of gameplay, you can watch this Youtube video of mine! In Death: Unchained is a rogue-lite game. The game is all about going through corridors and halls and fight enemies.

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New id Software VR Game Listed By Australian Classification Board

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A new listing from the Australian Classification board may have leaked a new id Software VR game. New id Software VR Game Spotted. This wouldn’t be id Software’s first VR game. We also have to wonder if this game might release on Facebook’s VR platforms.

PS5 ‘Game Boost’ Will Improve Frame Rates For PS4 And PSVR Games

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A new feature called ‘Game Boost’ listed on the PlayStation 5 website promises an improved experience when playing select PS4 and PSVR games on PS5.

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