Action March 2020
Another part of the Half-Life shooter series. This time we are dealing with a title dedicated to the VR sets, in which we control Alyx Vance, heroine known from the Half-Life 2. The production was developed by Valve Software.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
Action Thursday, 23 January 2020
First-person action game based on the license of the cult comic book series of Robert Kirkman. In The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners we find ourselves in New Orleans, where two warring factions are fighting for their influence. The title was prepared for virtual reality sets.
Action 30 April 2018
A first-person perspective (FPP) sandbox survival horror game. The Forest is the work of an independent studio SKS Games, known mainly for the smartphone hit, End Night. The player assumes the role of a sole survivor of a plane crash. The hero ends up on an isolated island far away from civilization, inhabited by a tribe of cannibalistic mutants. The gameplay focuses on the exploration of land (forest, caves, etc.), survival skills (building a shelter, searching for food, setting traps, etc.), and fighting or avoiding confrontation with opponents. The creators have made an effort to create a lively, fast-changing world, allowing for great freedom of action. As for the technical side, The Forest utilizes Unity 4 engine.
Simulation 16 December 2014
The fourth installment in the Elite series. The game is a space simulator created again by David Braben and the Frontier studio. Elite: Dangerous is set in the far future; after humanity had colonized countless star systems, the Universe is dominated by three superpowers: the Empire, the Federation, and the Alliance. Brave pilots seek easy money working beyond the territories controlled by these entities. The open-world game structure offers the players large amounts of freedom when it comes to exploration, trading or completing military assignments. Instead of the classic division into the solo and multiplayer modes, the creators of Elite: Dangerous allow the player to join their friends or return to single-player experience at any time.
Ski Jumping Pro VR
Sports 06 December 2019
A new version of the mobile game from 2013, which is a ski jumping simulator. Ski Jumping Pro VR is designed for VR goggles. Yippee! Entertainment studio is responsible for creating the production, and the publisher's duties were taken over by Kalypso Media.
Team Fortress 2
Action 10 October 2007
The continuation of the multiplayer FPS with strategy elements, being a continuation of the legendary Quake’s freeware modification from 1996. After Valve Corporation bought the title, subsequent versions of the game were powered by Half-Life’s engine, while TF 2 utilizes the modern Source engine. To some extent, mechanics resemble those in the original Team Fortress, which means completing subsequent missions, despite the other team's efforts to prevent that. There are 9 well-balanced classes which feature unique abilities. Cooperation – the key to success – consists in the skillful use of character abilities that supplement each other. The most characteristic element of the game are the exaggerated heroes and humorous visuals that go against the hyper-realism trend, employing the style of an animated movie.
Action 26 July 2019
Wolfenstein Cyberpilot is an action game developed for PCs using virtual reality devices. The player takes on the role of a hacker who helps the Parisian resistance movement to fight the Nazis by breaking into German systems and taking control of their combat robots.
Logic 09 November 2018
A production based on the license of the most famous video game in history. Tetris Effect draws not only from Alexey Pajitnov's work, but also from projects by Tetsuya Mizuguchi.
Blade and Sorcery
First-person action game in fantasy climates, in which the fun is to fight in the arenas. Blade and Sorcery was created with the VR in mind and offers a realistic combat system that tries to simulate clashes using a variety of weapons and even magic. WarpFrog studio is responsible for the title.
Action 10 December 2019
An action adventure game aimed at playing with physics of objects and overcoming various obstacle courses. Boneworks was created by Stress Level Zero studio mainly for virtual reality goggles.
Eclipse: Edge of Light
Adventure 17 April 2017
An adventure and exploratory game from White Elk studio, founded by Jonathan Hawkins, who previously worked in Sony Santa Monica, among others, on three parts of the God of War slasher series. Players find themselves on a mysterious planet, which they have to explore and discover its secrets.
Batman: Arkham VR
Adventure 13 October 2016
A detective adventure game with arcade elements, created with PlayStation 4 and virtual reality sets in mind. The title is a spin-off of a popular series of action games created by Rocksteady. The action of Batman: Arkham VR takes place in a famous DC comic book universe, with the players assuming the role of the titular superhero, who takes it upon himself to solve the case of mysterious murders and stop the conspiracy that threatens Dark Knight’s closest allies. The whole game revolves around subsequent detective challenges, in which the players have to employ a set of handy gadgets to analyze locations in search of evidence or clues, interrogate witnesses, and form certain conclusions based on gathered information. The events are seen from a first-person perspective, while the developers made sure that the players can immerse themselves into Batman’s persona (e.g. by having the player put on the trademark costume personally).
Action 01 December 2017
A first-person shooter developed by id Software for VR headsets. The player is taken to a UAC facility which is overrun by demons, and assumes the role of a sole survivor of their attack. After death, the protagonist’s consciousness is transferred to a computer matrix which allows him to take control of the robots present on site. The task he has to perform is to annihilate all hellish creatures and stop an incoming catastrophe. Fighting enemies with the use of an extensive and elaborate weapon arsenal remains at the core of Doom VFR. We face various adversaries on our way, both in claustrophobic corridors and more spacious arenas. The game’s high-quality graphics attract attention with very detailed enemy models and environment elements.
Frankenstein: Beyond the Time
Adventure 01 August 2018
Frankenstein: Beyond the Time is a VR adventure game from The Dust studio in Wroclaw, where we visit the mysterious Victorian villa of the famous Dr. Frankenstein. The game is strongly inspired by Mary Shelley's novel published over 200 years ago.
L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files
Action 15 December 2017
A special edition of the detective game L.A. Noire created for virtual reality headsets. Unlike the original, which was developed by Team Bondi, L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files was produced by a Rockstar Games’ subsidiary. In the game you visit Los Angeles of the year 1947. The game’s main protagonist is detective Cole Phelps, a World War II veteran, gradually climbing the steps of a career in the police force. In time, he is assigned more and more difficult cases – from road offenses to murders and drug trafficking. L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files offers the same seven large cases known from the original game, but it introduces a slew of changes to gameplay mechanics. Gameplay is still based on obtaining material evidence, careful examination of objects related to the case, and interrogating suspects – all this is to help find the culprit and close the case in the right way. However, instead of the TPP view, used in the original L.A. Noire, the VR version uses first-person perspective.
We Were Here
Logic 03 February 2017
An unusual, first-person perspective logic game developed by Total Mayhem Games. The title is a game focused on cooperation mode. We Were Here takes place in a mysterious, abandoned castle in the middle of nowhere. One of the players assumes the role of a man imprisoned in a small part of the fortress. The second player has access to a much greater area and is tasked with finding and freeing his companion. To achieve that, the players must complete a series of logic and environmental puzzles based on team work. What makes matter worse is the fact that the characters can communicate only by using a radio. In addition to that, in some parts of the castle there are harsh conditions and the player can, for example, freeze to death. We Were Here can be played only in cooperation mode via Internet and with microphone. The title also supports virtual reality goggles, although they aren’t mandatory to play the game.
Space sandbox, which is a kind of interactive planetarium. In SpaceEngine we can freely travel through the interstellar space and see close up millions of different celestial bodies and land on their surface.
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality
Arcade 20 April 2017
A first-person perspective arcade title based on the adult cartoon Rick and Morty. The title is developed by the independent studio Owlchemy Labs under the watchful eye of the creators of the cartoon, including Justin Roiland. During gameplay, you take control of the titular heroes and travel through a number of locations from the TV series, where you can have fun with Rick’s crazy gadgets. There is a set of missions which can be accomplished in many ways, with the use of unique items. Even though Rick’s laboratory serves as the focal point of the game, you also travel to other planets and dimensions through portals. Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality is created for VR devices and motion controllers. The visuals are attractive, but it is the physics engine that deserves most recognition, as it is responsible for the proper behavior of items that interact with each other.
Logic March 2020
DREAMO is an adventure logic game created by the Polish independent studio Hypnotic Ants. The title was created mainly for virtual reality sets, but is also available in a version that does not require a VR.
Follia: Dear Father
The first-person horror game in which we explore a university campus dominated by supernatural, deadly monsters. The production has support for virtual reality - HTC Vive and PlayStation VR goggles. Italian independent studio Real Game Machine is responsible for its creation, and the publisher is Polish company Destructive Creations.
Combat Air Patrol 2: Military Flight Simulator
A military flight simulator created by Sim155 Limited - a studio founded by one of the main designers who worked on the original game. CAP2 is a spiritual heir to the 1993's Combat Air Patrol - a game released for Amiga computers. The player is given an opportunity to take control of a British-American reconnaissance/attack plane AV-8B Harrier II, which is capable of performing V/STOL maneuvers, an acronym for short, vertical take-offs and landings. The game is set in the regions near the Strait of Hormuz, and the player takes part in a set of fictional missions aimed at coordinating the actions of sea and assault patrols, as well as fighting numerous air, ground and sea targets. While the game is not a hardcore simulator, the level of realism present here should satisfy both veterans of simulation games and beginners. Additionally, simulation-related aspects are complemented by strategy elements, as the player has to plan each mission carefully.
Intruders: Hide and Seek
Action 13 February 2019
Stealth game, in which we play the role of a ten-year-old boy trying to save his parents who are hostages of three mysterious attackers. Although Intruders: Hide and Seek uses virtual reality sets, it does not require them to work.
Adventure 22 March 2018
An exploration game designed exclusively for Virtual Reality headgear – ARK Park takes the players to a futuristic Jurassic Park clone. The action of the game includes references to the popular online survival game called ARK: Survival Evolved. In the game, one can observe the natural habitat of dinosaurs, and even ride the gigantic reptiles. The locations one gets to explore are much diversified – there is a tropical jungle, snow-capped mountain peaks, and even vast steppes. During their journey, the players can use a camera, solve relatively simple puzzles, and learn about over 100 dinosaur species – their genes serve as collectibles. Moreover, ARK Park introduces a zoo, in which one can play with the animals the genes of which have been acquired – this means stroking, feeding, and even painting them. The game is based on Unreal Engine 4, thus the visuals featured in the game are of high quality.
A tactical multiplayer shooter reminiscent of the popular Counter-Strike series, but prepared for the HTC Vive goggles of virtual reality. The production has support for mods and dedicated servers. The independent davevillz studio is responsible for its creation.
World of Diving
A diving simulator designed primarily with the view of multiplayer gameplay, developed by Danish studio Vertigo Games. World of Diving lets you start a virtual career of a professional diver, who participates in all sorts of sports competitions, takes various exploration missions, or hunts wild animals, including the infamous great white shark. In most part, in-game world is generated procedurally, which results in a huge area to explore. There is also no shortage of handcrafted locations, based on real-life places. Apart from natural caves and the bottom of the sea you get to explore sunken ships and submarines as well as undersea ruins. Gameplay is focused on multiplayer, as many missions require more than one diver to complete. Apart from co-op missions, there are also some competitive game modes, based on either typical sports or treasure hunting.
Espire 1: VR Operative
Action 22 November 2019
Stealth game in the FPS convention, created with virtual reality sets in mind. In Espire 1: VR Operative, we take control of a robot that infiltrates enemy facilities and silently eliminates their personnel.