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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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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Resolution Games Announces Multiplayer VR Cooking Game ‘Cook-out: A Sandwich Tale’

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Resolution Games, the Stockholm-based studio behind Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs (2019), Bait! 2019), today announced its next multiplayer VR game, Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale. We’ll be keeping our eye on the game’s website for more info in the coming weeks.

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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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New VR Game Releases For September 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 September 2019’s list. And don’t forget to watch VRecap every Friday to stay on top of the top news stories, top new releases, and enter into our weekly VR game giveaway.

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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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The 25 Best Steam VR Games And Experiences On Index And Vive

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Sony and Facebook may have their own stores for their respective headsets, but if you’re looking to get into virtual reality games on PC, you’ll want to check our list of the best Steam VR games. That means most PC VR headsets can run most Steam VR games.

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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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The 10 Best SteamVR Games of 2019

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Every major PC VR headset is supported through the SteamVR platform, including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Valve Index, Pimax, and Windows VR headsets; not to mention Oculus Quest, which thanks to Oculus Link lets you play PC VR games from the Oculus Store, Steam, and Viveport.

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‘Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale’ Is Resolution Games’ New Multiplayer VR Title

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Resolution Games announced their next VR title today — Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale. ” In a prepared statement, Resolution Games CEO Tommy Palm said VR “is becoming more and more of a medium for unique social experiences that can bring people together like never before.

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Beat Saber Wins 2019 VR Game Of The Year At The Game Awards

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The Game Awards happened tonight and the Best VR Game of the Year award was officially announced during the main show, rather than the pre-show, for the first time. Beat Saber (Beat Games). No Man’s Sky (Hello Games). Trover Saves the Universe (Squanch Games).

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‘Boneworks’ Studio Building All-new Quest Game Based on Same Mechanics

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Whatever the case, it’ll be interesting to see just what Stress Level Zero needs to lop off in order to deliver its ‘mechanics and core systems’ for the new game. News VR Game boneworks boneworks oculus boneworks quest boneworks rifr stress level zero

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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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Explosive Infiltration Game ‘Crunch Element’ Nears Kickstarter Funding Goal

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Crunch Element is an upcoming VR game that challenges you to breech heavily-guarded compounds with physics-based explosive charges, guns, and your wits. The game’s Kickstarter campaign , which first launched earlier this month, is attempting to garner $10,000 from backers.

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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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Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment

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Earlier today legendary video game company Atari announced that it is partnering with innovation and strategic agency GSD Group to develop a new chain of hotels centered entirely around both classic and modern gaming.

Rumor: Valve to Unveil VR Game ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ at Game Awards Next Month

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Now, a PC Gamer report contends that Valve has not only named its upcoming VR project Half-Life: Alyx, but that it’s going to get a teaser at this year’s Game Awards. SEE ALSO Leaked 'Half-Life VR' Code Could Offer Clues for Valve's Upcoming VR Game.

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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.

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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Best Oculus Quest Games And Apps To Sideload Via SideQuest

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The official Quest Store is filled with plenty of excellent games and apps but there’s also an expansive library of experimental content available by sideloading. This is the best place to get your Half-Life VR fix whilst we wait for an official game.

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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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Niantic’s Latest AR Game Turns The Entire Earth Into One Giant Game Of Catan

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First released in 1995 to a small, but passionate group of fans, award-winning strategy game Settlers of Catan would eventually go on to become one of the most influential board games ever released. Martin’s A Game of Thrones.

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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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Competitive VR Fighting Game Ironlights Hits Kickstarter Goal

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Ironlights, the next VR game from experienced developer E McNeill, has officially surpassed its Kickstarter goal of $15,000. It’s a weapon-based multiplayer VR fighting game coming this Spring to Quest, Rift, and SteamVR headsets.

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Every Insomniac VR Game Ever Reviewed

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Insomniac Games is one of the gaming industry’s longest-running, most respected and all-round best developers. But did you know Insomniac made a bunch of great VR games too? Take a trip back in time now as we revisit every Insomniac VR game we’ve reviewed so far.

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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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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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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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Resolution Games Follows 'Angry Birds FPS' with 'Glimt' Mystery Game for Magic Leap One

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After leveraging the well-known intellectual property of Rovio's Angry Birds for its first game for the Magic Leap One, Resolution Games is singing a new song with a familiar refrain for its next game for the augmented reality headset.

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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Beat Saber Studio Beat Games Acquired By Facebook

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A bombshell announcement from Facebook today reveals the company is acquiring Prague-based Beat Games, the studio behind popular VR rhythm slasher Beat Saber. Beat Games is still shipping 360° Levels mode in December, and more music is coming this year, too! Why Beat Games? .

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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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SideQuest Receives Several Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Demo Games

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Several developers made proof of concept games and apps that utilize new controller-free hand tracking features after the release of the software development kit for the Oculus Quest last week.

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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