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.

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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. We’re curious what this means for the future of PC-powered games from Insomniac.

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The Most Anticipated VR Games Coming in 2020

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There’s been no shortage of great VR games in 2019, although 2020 is shaping up to be a pretty significant year in VR gaming too. Description : Saints & Sinners is a game unlike any other in The Walking Dead universe. Developer : Vertigo Games.

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Gamescom 2019 VR Games Showcase To Highlight Six Upcoming Games

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Despite rising popularity, VR has always struggled to standout at major gaming events. The 2019 iteration of the show, hosted in Cologne, Germany, will be the first to feature The VR Games Showcase, presented by Perp Games.

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Gamescom 2019 VR Games Showcase To Highlight Six Upcoming Games

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Despite rising popularity, VR has always struggled to standout at major gaming events. The 2019 iteration of the show, hosted in Cologne, Germany, will be the first to feature The VR Games Showcase, presented by Perp 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. For 2019 the Global Game Jam theme was, “What home means to you,” and according to the official Twitter page over 8,000 games were submitted.

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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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VR Game Releases For August 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 August’s list. 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.

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Mixed Reality fitness game HitMotion: Reloaded slated for October release

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“HitMotion: Reloaded”, the first mixed reality fitness game , whose demo has been one of the 20 launch titles for the Vive Focus Plus , has finally an estimated release date! This is the game that all worldwide gaming communities are waiting for.

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10 Best VR Puzzle Games And Experiences For All Headsets

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Perhaps one of the most common genres found in the myriad of VR games is the humble puzzle game. With such an immersive platform that carries huge interactive potential, puzzle games are an instant fit for VR. The main gripe we had with the game back in 2017 was the length.

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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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Every Major PSVR Exclusive Game

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Sony might be a hardware company first and foremost, but over the years it’s funded dozens of high-quality exclusive games for its platforms. Note: You’ll notice some games are missing from this list, like Driveclub VR and Starblood Arena. PlayStation Move Games.

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‘Game of Thrones’ VR Experience Coming Exclusively to Viveport Infinity

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HTC today announced that a VR experience based on HBO’s hit TV series Game of Thrones is set to launch exclusively on Viveport Infinity starting tomorrow, supporting Vive and Rift.

Experience 6 amazing indie VR games at the Gamescom VR Showcase!

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Gamescom is one of the most important gaming fairs in the world, and probably the most important in Europe. Last year I was there , and I had lots of fun, meeting cool VR people (like the Youtuber Nathie or the journalist Scott Hayden) and trying VR games and hardware (e.g.

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Classic VR Horror Game Dreadhalls Comes To Quest Next Month

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A classic VR horror game, Dreadhalls , is finally getting its Quest release soon. Full cross-buy support is available for anyone that’s already bought the game on Oculus Rift. Developed by White Door Games, Dreadhalls is a first-person dungeon escape game.

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The First 10 Games You Should Consider Buying on Quest

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Here’s our top 10 recommendations for Oculus Quest games (plus a few bonus suggestions for free games and apps you should definitely check out). Here’s our top 10 suggestions for paid games, followed by some free suggestions below. Image courtesy Schell Games.

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Resolution Games to Launch Multiplayer VR Party Game ‘Acron’ This Summer

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With Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs (2019) fresh out the door, Resolution Games today announced Acron , a new multiplayer game that pits one VR player against a group of local mobile users. News Bits acron resolution games vr mulitplayer game vr party game

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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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Here’s Every Game With Support for PSVR Aim

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Sony’s PSVR Aim controller launched back in 2017 with Farpoint , but has since grown to support nearly two dozen games in total. Here’s a handy list of every game with support for PSVR Aim. Every Game With PSVR Aim Support. Farpoint standalone game (digital) – $20.

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Oculus Quest Content Library Tops 100 Games & Apps

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A little more than three months after the launch of Oculus Quest, the company’s first fully tracked mobile VR headset has 100 games & apps to call its own. In the three months since, the Quest content library has just about doubled, reaching 100 games and apps as of Tuesday.

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Vive Studios & Vertigo Games Announce VR Card Battle Game ‘Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl’

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Vertigo Games, the studio behind Arizona Sunshine (2016) and Skyworld (2017), have teamed up with Vive Studios to create a new VR card-battler dubbed Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl. Check out the list of features mentioned on the game’s official website : Features.

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‘Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot’ Review – a Nazi-Killing Mech Game Cut Short

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As a storied franchise, Wolfenstein games serve as undeniable vehicles for kicking Nazi butt, the most recent of which have taken on alternate history narratives that place resistance fighters in the heart of a prolonged Nazi occupation. Developer : Arkane Studios, Machine Games.

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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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Here Are The Most Popular PSVR Games According To PSN

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Sony revealed the most popular PSVR games according to PlayStation Network users. According to posts on the US and EU PlayStation Blogs, The Playroom VR is the most-played PSVR game. This is based on the number of PSN accounts that have played these games.

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The 25 Best PSVR Games: Day #1

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PSVR is home to many of VR’s best games and is also arguably the most accessible mainstream headset available. It’s important to get a list of the best PSVR games right, then. Here are UploadVR’s 25 best PSVR games. That makes a zombie VR game a huge no-brainer.

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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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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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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. Developer : Sanzaru Games.

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‘Rec Room’ Reveals New Virtual Obstacle Course Mini-game ‘Stunt Runner’

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Social VR activity hub Rec Room today introduced a new mini-game called ‘Stunt Runner’ Looking a bit like Sprint Vector , the game will have players speeding through a virtual obstacle course.

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‘Pistol Whip’ Action Rhythm Shooter Announced by Cloudhead Games

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Cloudhead Games , the studio behind The Gallery and Aperture Hand Labs , has revealed Pistol Whip. We’ve reached out to Cloudhead Games for more detail on the game’s release date.

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VR Game Releases For March 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 March’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 March 2019.

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Stormland Interview: Game Progression, Co-Op, And End Game Content

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Stormland is the next game from Insomniac Games and it’s due out this November. We spoke with the Lead Designer about co-op, game progression, and end-game content back at OC6. Interviews Oculus Connect Video Insomniac Games interview OC6 Oculus Connect 6 Stormland

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VR Game Releases For April 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 April’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 April 2019.

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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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CCP Games Releases First Major Update to ‘SPARC’ Despite 2017 VR Pullback

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In late 2017, CCP Games shuttered their VR-producing studios , shifting their focus to PC and mobile games after selling off the Newcastle branch behind EVE: Valkryie (2016) and closing down the Atlanta-based branch behind SPARC (2017).

Hands-on ‘Acron: Attack of the Squirrels!’ Might Be My New Favorite VR Party Game

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There’s a few great VR party games out there, including the reigning champion Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (2015) , although I think a new game is poised to take the VR Party Crown. Resolution Games, the studio behind Bait!

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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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