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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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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“Tower defense-inspired” VR Game ‘Home A Drone’ Launches This Week

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Home A Drone will allow players to fight off invading swarms of enemies by placing structures that automatically target and shoot at whatever approaches, similar to other tower defense-style games like Defense Grid 2.

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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‘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.

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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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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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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SDCC 2019: ‘Doctor Who VR’ Game Lets You Pilot a Fully Functional TARDIS

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At San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this year, Oculus and BBC Studios are giving US crowds their first chance to demo the upcoming VR game Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. The post SDCC 2019: ‘Doctor Who VR’ Game Lets You Pilot a Fully Functional TARDIS appeared first on Road to VR.

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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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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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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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.

‘Astro Bot’ Ranked 6th Best PS4 Game of 2018, #1 PSVR Game of All Time

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The game now ranks among PS4’s top titles—VR or otherwise. In both categories that marks the game as being ‘Universally Acclaimed’ by Metacritic’s standards. Looking into Metacritic rankings for all PS4 games (VR and non-VR) helps contextualize this achievement.

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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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‘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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‘NOSTOS’ Beta Gameplay Highlights the Pitfalls of ‘VR-optional’ Game Design

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In development by NetEase Games, NOSTOS is an online RPG due to launch later this year on PC with optional VR support. The game recently had a closed-beta period which gives a good look at how things are shaping up with less than four months before launch.

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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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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.

Best VR Fishing Games

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Whether you’re after big-game fishing on the open-water, action-packed fun in the realm of Final Fantasy or a relaxing angling experience in a serene setting – with VR your fishing experience will feel more immersive than ever before. Games covered in this article include: Bait!

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).

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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‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Generated More Revenue Than The Original PC Game

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Having sold more than 800,000 units across all supported platforms, developers Superhot Team say the VR title has now generated more revenue than their original hit PC game Superhot (2016). It’s no surprise the unique VR action game has done extremely well for itself.

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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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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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‘Beat Saber’ Gets Imagine Dragons DLC Music Pack, New 360 Game Mode Coming Soon

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Beat Games today announced that Beat Saber (2018) just dropped a ten-song DLC music pack featuring the music of Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons. To kick off the game’s second DLC music pack (following Monstercat Vol.

Zero-G Sports Game ‘Echo Arena’ is Coming to Oculus Quest

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Ready at Dawn’s Echo Games today announced at UploadVR’s E3 VR showcase that Echo Arena (2017) , the zero-G sports game exclusive to Rift, is coming to Oculus Quest. The post Zero-G Sports Game ‘Echo Arena’ is Coming to Oculus Quest appeared first on Road to VR.

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Hands-on: ‘The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets’ is a Heartwarming Little Game Set in the Cutest of Dioramas

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Fast Travel Games, the studio behind bowshooting adventure Apex Construct (2018), showed off their upcoming title The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets at Gamescom this year.

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‘Cosmic Trip’ Studio Unveils Musical Gardening Game ‘Fujii’ for Quest & PC VR

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Funktronic Labs , the studio behind funky real-time strategy game Cosmic Trip (2017) , unveiled their next VR project that aims to let you explore fantastic worlds while doing what the team calls “creative gardening.”.

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‘Westworld’ VR Game Now Available on PC VR Headsets, Launch Trailer Here

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and Survios today released a new VR game set in the wild (and often terrifying) android-filled universe of Westworld. The post ‘Westworld’ VR Game Now Available on PC VR Headsets, Launch Trailer Here appeared first on Road to VR. HBO, Warner Bros.,

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Xbox Game Studios Has (inadvertently?) Acquired Heaps of VR Development Talent

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Whether purposeful or not, almost half of the studios now belonging to Xbox Game Studios have had a hand in VR development. Of the 14 studios that now comprise Xbox Game Studios, 42% have shipped a VR game or experience. Compulsion Games – We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR.

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‘Vacation Simulator’ Among Steam’s 20 Top-selling Games Released in April

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Vacation Simulator (2019) , Owlchemy Labs ‘ recently released sequel to their smash hit VR parody game Job Simulator (2016) , seems to be garnering its fair share of kudos; Valve today announced that Vacation Simulator was one of the top 20 earners for all games released on Steam in April.