VR Game Review: Keep the City Moving in “Traffic Jams”

VR Game Review: Keep the City Moving in “Traffic Jams”

I didn’t experience any glitches or other problems while I was in the game so it was relatively easy to move from the office area to the tutorial and then to the cities where I could control the flow of the city by managing traffic and pedestrians on a busy street corner.

Save 25% on Arcaxer on Steam

Save 25% on Arcaxer on Steam

Choose fighter, thief, or mage to drastically change which abilities you learn as you level up your character.Mage: A class with a focus on Hax, the game's magic-like abilities.The Stack is a huge procedurally generated dungeon filled with random enemies and loot.

Mark your calendars for the first ever Oculus Gaming Showcase

Mark your calendars for the first ever Oculus Gaming Showcase

They will be presenting updates on games heading to the Oculus suite of headsets and perhaps announcing some new ones.So far Oculus has announced only three developers that will be showing off some games at the presentation.

Carroll's Riddles

Carroll's Riddles

With ScienceVR's Carroll’s Riddles, you are invited on a journey to a mind-bending dimension created based on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (1865) and The Game of Logic(1886).Lewis Carroll invented a tool - the Carroll Diagram(1886) - to visualize the attributes of things that we re-created in Carroll’s Riddles.

Swarm VR is out on Quest and Rift headsets, SteamVR version coming soon

Swarm VR is out on Quest and Rift headsets, SteamVR version coming soon

Swarm, the single player grappling hook shooter has officially launched on the Oculus store.However, the developers have announced that the game does not cause motion sickness.Having tried out the game for a few hours, I would have to agree with the developers, there is absolutely no motion sickness in this shooter.

Spacefare by Mikjaw

Spacefare by Mikjaw

There are currently a few modes of play: Maze Navigation : The player traverses a randomly generated 3D maze in order to visit every room.I would like to offer a maze navigation game mode, wherein the player has only to shoot the singular hidden target in order to win.

Swarm VR is out now and the developers have promised that there is no motion sickness

Swarm VR is out now and the developers have promised that there is no motion sickness

Swarm, the single player grappling hook shooter has officially launched on the Oculus store.Having tried out the game for a few hours, I would have to agree with the developers, there is absolutely no motion sickness in this shooter.

10% discount on Please, Don't Touch Anything — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

10% discount on Please, Don't Touch Anything — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic, brain-racking button-pushing puzzle game.Also present is an ominous red button with the simple instruction to not touch anything!.Push the red button once or press it many times.

Oculus Quest 2 is FINALLY Getting Multi-user Account Support

Oculus Quest 2 is FINALLY Getting Multi-user Account Support

It’s hard to understand how Oculus shipped the Quest without such a fundamental feature and even harder to understand why so few game developers built profiles into their apps.

‘RUNNER’ Brings Breakneck Speeds & ’80s-style Arcade Shooting Action, Trailer Here

‘RUNNER’ Brings Breakneck Speeds & ’80s-style Arcade Shooting Action, Trailer Here

Baddies include autonomous motorcycles, UAVs, hunter-killer tanks, sniper quadrupeds, covert assassin vehicles and unique boss battles.Developing studio Truant Pixel is aiming to release Runner on PlayStation 5 VR headsets, PC VR and other “next gen” headsets.

24% discount on The Wizards — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

24% discount on The Wizards — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

The Wizards is an award-winning action-adventure game with an unique system of casting spells with hand gestures and acclaimed narration and voice acting by Jason Marnocha.• Intuitive system of casting spells with hand gestures.• Element-based spells to learn and upgrade.

Pavlov Shack is the first game confirmed for PSVR 2

Pavlov Shack is the first game confirmed for PSVR 2

We don’t have many details about the upcoming headset, but we do have some interesting information about the new design for the controllers: Adaptive triggers: Each VR controller (Left and Right) includes an adaptive trigger button that adds palpable tension when pressed, similar to what’s found in the DualSense controller.

‘Valheim’ Mod Lets You Slay Greydwarfs In VR

‘Valheim’ Mod Lets You Slay Greydwarfs In VR

Uber-popular Viking survival game Valheim now features support for 6DoF room-scale VR thanks to a new mod from creator Brandon Mousseau.

Oculus Rift S

Oculus Rift S

To follow up the Rift, Oculus partnered with Lenovo to help improve the new headset design.The Oculus Rift S includes high-resolution VR goggles with a built-in tracking system, so the device doesn't require external cameras.

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

The Pavlov Shack Beta has finally launched on the Oculus App Lab and with it more news about the game.Last month, the team behind the free version of the game on SideQuest announced that they were beginning the process of App Lab approval and now that it has been released, we have a lot more to look forward to.

VHVR

VHVR

This is an experimental mod for the PC game Valheim that adds in native VR support using Unity and SteamVR with OpenVR.

‘Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual!’ Coming to Oculus Quest This June

‘Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual!’ Coming to Oculus Quest This June

LucasArts veterans Peter Chan (concept artist) and Mike Stemmle (writer & designer) of Sam & Max Hit the Road are also among the Happy Giant ranks bringing us This Time It’s Virtual!

Arcade-Style Grappling Shooter ‘Swarm’ Swings Onto Oculus Quest + Rift April 8

Arcade-Style Grappling Shooter ‘Swarm’ Swings Onto Oculus Quest + Rift April 8

We had a breakthrough when we gave the rope some elasticity and tension simulation—suddenly it felt like we had more control and power, more like Spider-Man. From there, we considered building a 3D platformer, or a racing game, but we settled on the strategic arena shooter because swinging through explosions and plunging down on enemies was just ridiculously fun.

Leaks suggest Valve is working on a follow-up to Half-Life Alyx

Leaks suggest Valve is working on a follow-up to Half-Life Alyx

These new strings are added under the “hlvr/hlx” moniker, indicating a second project is spinning off from the ground work that was built with Half-Life: Alyx – potentially a full sequel game that picks up from the cliff-hanger ending of Alyx.

Five Years of VR: An Oral History from Oculus Rift to Quest 2

Five Years of VR: An Oral History from Oculus Rift to Quest 2

Jason Rubin - VP, Play: My first Oculus demo, Brendan [Iribe] invited me down to Irvine to take a look at what they were working on.

Insights and Announcements in VR Gaming From The Virtual GDC Showcase

Insights and Announcements in VR Gaming From The Virtual GDC Showcase

During a panel discussion on social VR gaming, BigBox VR co-founder and CTO Gabe Brown made no official announcements but said that the company behind Population One is exploring new ways for users to share in-game currency and deep links directly to private servers.

Flow Weaver REVIEW (Quest) - High Fantasy To The Max

Flow Weaver REVIEW (Quest) - High Fantasy To The Max

It seemed like a complex game with an interesting premise: you wake up, "bound by magic by unknown captors", and discover that you are a 'Flow Weaver' - and inter-dimensional traveller who casts spells to manipulate the world around them, traversing dimensional boundaries in order to solve puzzles.

VR Gaming for Adults

VR Gaming for Adults

Development of immersive technology is happening at a rapid pace and increasing numbers of adults previously unfamiliar with gaming are using virtual reality headsets for fun, fitness, and social interaction.

New Quest 2 update for The Exorcist: Legion VR improves graphics and refresh rate

New Quest 2 update for The Exorcist: Legion VR improves graphics and refresh rate

A new patch improves the graphics and refresh rates of the Quest 2 version of the game.Now that they have improved it for the new hardware, I can get right back on the Exorcist bandwagon.

VAIL VR: The Next Generation of Competitive Virtual Reality Shooters

VAIL VR: The Next Generation of Competitive Virtual Reality Shooters

Some fear that VR gaming is dying out because of this, but VAIL is out to prove that you don’t need a triple-a developer to breathe new life into VR shooters.VAIL is a brand new next-generation competitive shooter developed by AEXLAB.

Nvidia + Arm: The Challenges of Building a New Type of Tech Company

Nvidia + Arm: The Challenges of Building a New Type of Tech Company

Nvidia is in the process of working through regulatory approvals to buy Arm from SoftBank -- a technology holding company with mixed success husbanding its acquisitions.

Half-Life: Alyx mod Return to Rapture turns BioShock into a whole new VR campaign

Half-Life: Alyx mod Return to Rapture turns BioShock into a whole new VR campaign

I imagine it would be a hell of a challenge to recreate 2007 classic FPS BioShock in the Half-Life Alyx engine, but this mod does something even more impressive.Return to Rapture is an eight-episode mash-up of Half-Life: Alyx and BioShock, but with an entirely new campaign.

Racket: Nx – Virtually Healthy

Racket: Nx – Virtually Healthy

While the HR of two participants showed they had exercised at a very light intensity, one of these participants had hypertension, which leads to a lower heart rate, and the other stopped playing early due to discomfort.

Bioshock VR? Half-Life: Alyx Mod Offers Full-Length Bioshock Campaign

Bioshock VR? Half-Life: Alyx Mod Offers Full-Length Bioshock Campaign

A fan-made mod for the hit Half-Life: Alyx brings players back to Rapture in virtual reality - offering an eight-part story that feels Triple-A.Check out the incredible trailer below.Wim Buytaert's Return to Rapture is an eight-part original story mod that revisits the awesome world of Bioshock in glorious VR.

Next-gen VR on PS5: the new controller

Next-gen VR on PS5: the new controller

The first thing you’ll notice with our next-gen VR controller is the unique design, which takes on an “orb” shape that allows you to hold the controller naturally, while playing with a high degree of freedom.