VR Archive

  • Review: Ace Banana

    VR developers are still working their way through what works and what doesn’t with respect to world design and interactivity. Some games feel more akin to tech demos while others have a solid grasp on design, even if it is minimalistic. Other games attempt to offer a […]

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  • Gear Review: PlayStation VR

    Virtual Reality is no longer a pipe dream. Earlier this year, Oculus VR and Facebook launched the Oculus Rift, while HTC and Valve released the Vive. Both headsets provide an exceptional VR experience, but require a fairly substantial financial investment. A powerful (i.e. expensive) video card plus […]

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  • Review: Headmaster

    For the launch of PlayStation VR, Frame Interactive has managed to take a simple concept and flesh it out into a wonderful and mysterious virtual reality game known as Headmaster. After this, I’ll never look at the sport of soccer (or football) in the same way. […]

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  • Dear Esther-esque Samurai Exploration Game Niten Needs a Kickstart

    The two-man indie team of Donald Macdonald and David Saunders have taken to Kickstarter to help crowdfund their game Niten, a narrative adventure about exploring a remote Japanese island to uncover a story about a Samurai master and his orphan-child student. Similar to Dear Esther, […]

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  • Review: Marble Mountain

    An ode to genre classics Marble Madness and Super Monkey Ball, Marble Mountain by Lightning Rock is a ball-rolling adventure about an orb of melted and re-solidified glass with ambitions to be the Indiana Jones of the marble village. Because of course marbles live in […]

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  • Review: Adr1ft

    Space has never looked so beautiful and so real and so lonesome in a video game before. Adr1ft claims that honor as triumphantly as Neil Armstrong must’ve felt walking on the moon for the first time. Seriously, this is one of the most visually astonishing […]

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  • Until Dawn Rail Shooter Spin-off Coming Exclusively to PlayStation VR

    Hey, waitaminute: According to the rules of teen slasher films, you’re supposed to be rewarded for making good choices, not punished. The machete upside the forehead’s reserved for the blockhead who splits from the group or engages in premarital tent sex. How then to explain […]

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  • Adr1ft Might as Well Be Titled Gravity: The Video Game

    And there isn’t a damn thing wrong with that. Gravity was an entertaining, visually spectacular movie, and the concept of playing as a lone survivor floating adrift in space makes for what appears will be a deeply immersive “first-person experience” video game powered by Unreal […]

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