Gran Turismo Sport
Racing 17 October 2017
A spin-off to a popular racing game series developed for Sony’s consoles and the first one in the franchise that was tailor-made for PlayStation 4. Developed by Polyphony Digital in cooperation with the FIA organization, Gran Turismo Sport focuses on the titular motor sports, having the player compete for the most prestigious cups and titles just like real race drivers do. The gameplay mechanics corresponds with previous games in the series, letting you climb up the ladder of a professional driving career and drive a whole range of licensed sport cars, dedicated racing or concept cars. The competition has a different form here, as individual players represent their home countries or favorite car manufacturers. The game features more realistic driving model, as well as noticeably better graphics. It also supports the PlayStation VR headset.
Fighting 12 December 2017
A multiplayer-focused joke arcade game created by Boneloaf, an indie studio from the Great Britain. More precisely, this is an unusual brawler, in which character physics plays a key role. You control colorful little men whose animations are procedurally generated as you play. The gameplay focuses on melee combat, including punching, kicking, throwing your opponents off ledges or pushing them into traps. The game offers several diverse locations, where you can hurt enemies using elements of environment, such as scaffolds, or running trucks, to add to the base moveset. The game’s visuals are minimalistic – the environments comprise of simple, untextured geometric shapes featuring little to no detail. The game offers several modes of local and online competitive multiplayer (solo or in a team). You can also compete against AI or play in the sandbox mode.
Dreams is an action-adventure game that enables the player to explore worlds generated by other players. The users can decide what shape their world will have, who will inhabit it and what challenges the visitors of their reality will face.
Quar: Battle for Gate 18
Strategy 05 April 2016
A turn-based strategy game which supports VR goggles. It was created by Steel Wool Games - a developer popular for Flyhunter Origins. Quar: Battle for Gate 18 is set in a fantasy world inhabited by a civilization of humanoid creatures known as Quar. Alykinder's crusade offers chances to end an 700-year long internal conflict over leadership - the crusaders aim to conquer all the lands belonging to Quar. The story campaign comprises of numerous, varied missions that culminate in the titular Battle for Gate 18. Between subsequent levels, the player returns to the base in order to cater for the soldiers and take care of technological development. Although the game is played from an isometric view, switching to the first-person perspective is possible when the player wants to walk around the buildings and among their subordinates. The game offers eighteen types of units, including infantry equipped with rifles, cavalry or armored vehicles for example. In terms of the art style, the game's setting references World War I.
Star Trek: Bridge Crew
Simulation 30 May 2017
A spaceflight simulator game developed mainly for virtual reality headsets by Ubisoft Red Storm, best known for many action games based on Tom Clancy's works. Star Trek: Bridge Crew is set in the cinematic universe based on the popular science-fiction TV series. During the game, you explore a previously unknown region of the galaxy, known as the Trench, in search for a new home for the Vulcan race. The gameplay was designed with a co-op mode for four players in mind, and each player becomes a different crew member of the ship. The positions to choose from are: Captain, Helmsman, Engineer, and Tactical Officer. Each of them has unique duties, which you perform by using the ship's equipment in the virtual world. Star Trek: Bridge Crew features attractive 3D visuals, stylized to resemble the game's movie predecessor.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
RPG 17 November 2017
A special edition of the fifth installment in the popular RPG series by Bethesda, created for VR headgear and motion controllers. The plot of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR does not differ from that in the original version of the game. The story takes place in a fantasy world, which is threatened by dragons, led by Alduin. You play as the last Dovahkiin, a human that can speak dragon language, which makes them the only one capable of stopping the oncoming apocalypse. In terms of technical aspects, the game is based on the Special Edition of the production and, compared to the original, features e.g. improved lighting, higher resolution textures, and previously unavailable visual effects. What changed most is the combat system: you aim by moving your head and attack by using motion controllers, transferring your moves onto your character.
Strategy 17 October 2017
A turn-based strategy game by Vertigo Games, developed for VR headsets. In Skyworld, you inherit your deceased father's shabby kingdom, and your task is to manage it so that it returns to its former glory. You also inherit a magical scepter, which you use to cast spells to create new buildings and lead your army in order to get rid of any enemies. However, your task is not only to defend yourself from wicked witches and to tame dangerous dragons; you also have to manage the kingdom's economy and taxes, and systematically upgrade your troops. Thanks to the VR goggles, you can freely observe the virtual world just by turning around.
Adventure 23 January 2018
First-person perspective horror game designed for virtual reality headsets and a prequel to the other work of Supermassive Games studio, Until Dawn. We play as a patient of the Blackwood Pines Sanatorium mental hospital, 60 years before the events of the previous game. The protagonist is tormented by nightmares and can’t remember how he got here. He must unveil the grim mystery of the place, despite the fact he keeps getting injected with all sorts of medications that cause him to experience strange visions. The Inpatient lets us experience horrifying scenes, explore dark locations and interact with characters we meet. There are also decisions to make during crucial moments of the story that affect its development. The Inpatient focuses on immersion, using FPP view and letting us choose dialogue options by reading aloud one of a few available on the screen.
EVE: Valkyrie - Warzone
Simulation 28 March 2016
Multiplayer-focused space simulator set in a fictional universe created by Crowd Control Productions (CCP Games) for their MMO title, EVE Online. This game is set in the distant future, long after humans living in the New Eden solar system get separated from the rest of the universe because of the collapse of a wormhole leading back to the Milky Way. Isolated from their kinsmen, in time they split up into five opposing factions competing for resources and space for expansion. The game puts you in the cockpit of one of the fighters known from EVE Online and participate in space skirmishes. The gameplay was designed to reward skill of individual players, not the statistics of their characters. What is more, EVE: Valkyrie supports virtual reality headsets for an even more immersive experience.
Adventure 06 November 2018
Deracine is an original game by the Japanese studio From Software, known mostly for the Dark Souls series. Deracine is an adventure game developed for PlayStation VR headgear. You play as a magical fairy, who was summoned to an all-girls boarding schools.
Creed: Rise to Glory
Sports 25 September 2018
A sports VR boxing game based on the license of the film Creed. In the career mode, the players play as the eponymous boxer Adonis Creed, training under the watchful eye of the famous Rocky Balboa.
Action 08 March 2018
The Wizards is a VR action-adventure game developed by the Polish studio Carbon Studio. The game takes us to a fantasy world where we play as one of the titular mages. Our job will be to travel in time in order to save the Kingdom of Men from the impending doom. We observe the action from a first-person perspective. As we play, we will explore all kinds of diverse locations, where we will face your typical fantasy beasts and enemies. There are many various spells at our disposal, all of them being based on the four elements. We unlock more of them (and upgrade those we already know) as we progress in the game. We will also find Fate Cards as we play. They serve as special modifiers that allow us to adjust the rules of the game to our liking and, for example, change the difficulty level.
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.
Racing 18 September 2018
A survival futuristic racing game. Distance is the debut production of Refract, a studio founded by the creators of Nitronic Rush, a well-received free racing game. The player sits behind the wheel of a futurist car that, apart from driving at insane speeds, can also fly, jump, rapidly rotate around its axis, and use afterburners. The tracks are full of imaginative traps and exploring them plays an important role, as well. Of course, the driving model is purely arcade, and while racing, we constantly perform wild stunts. Instead of circling around one route, we try to reach the end of the map as quickly as possible. Reaching the finish line is made easier by the gadgets mounted in the car that allow us to drive on ceilings and walls, among other things. Distance offers a number of varied modes for a single player and for multiplayer play. The developers have also prepared a powerful editor that lets users create their own tracks.
WipEout: Omega Collection
Racing 07 June 2017
A collection of two refurbished titles from a series of futuristic racing games for PlayStation 4. WipEout: Omega Collection consists of two titles: WipEout HD, with an expansion – Fury, and WipEout 2048. The player takes control of an anti-gravity vehicle and takes part in various competitions, racing against the clock as well as other pilots. The individual machines require dexterity and some knowledge of their specifications: handling, speed, or durability. Once the race begins, its free-for-all - we can harass other participants and get harassed ourselves. The tracks are very complicated, often twisted, or decreasing in width, while our vehicles quickly accelerate to haze-inducing speeds. As a result, having a favorite vehicle helps a lot. WipEout: Omega Collection offers a number of gameplay modes divided between the games included in the set, including split-screen and online modes. All titles have been upscaled to 4K, and run at 60 frames per second.
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Party 08 October 2015
An original co-op logic game developed by an independent studio Steel Crate Games. One player assumes the role of a person who needs to defuse a bomb, while other players have to tell him how to do it. The ticking clock and the fact that each bomb is generated randomly make the title even more difficult. The person tasked with defusing has to supply the other players with detailed information which will enable them to identify the type of the bomb they are currently dealing with. Due to the nature of Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, you will need only one copy of the game and the bomb defusal manual, which can be found at http://www.bombmanual.com/, to play with friends. The title features simple and transparent graphics as well as optional support of VR devices, which are, however, not required to play the game.
Moto Racer 4
Racing 03 November 2016
A racing game created by Artefacts Studio. It is the fourth full-fledged installment in a popular series developed by Delphine Software in the years 1997-2001. Moto Racer 4 remains faithful to the premise of the classic installments, focusing on a dynamic racing experience with arcade physics and paying no attention to the so-called fair-play. The player participates in subsequent motorcycle competitions divided into off-road and asphalt variants. In the latter, aspects such as traffic or collisions with opponents were taken into account. Within these two divisions, the player will find a wide set of characters - each represents a unique riding style. The game offers more than a few different modes and the overall number of them is quite impressive. The game includes many bike models created specifically for particular competitions: from classic cross bikes to high-power beasts belonging to the superbike category. What's more, the game features an extensive customization component - both the bikes and riders can be customized.
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).
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
Action 13 October 2016
A spin-off to the well-received horror game Until Dawn. This installment is a typical rail shooter developed with PlayStation VR goggles in mind. During the game player assumes the role of a passenger of an automatically moving cart. One uses the cart to travel through various locations filled with different opponents. As per genre's tradition, the player is tasked with quick and effective elimination of everything that moves. In addition to enemies, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is also filled with typical jump-scares that resemble the ones used in amusement parks. The VR goggles improve the immersion of the game – thanks to them the players can feel as if they were personally participating in the events shown on the screen.
PlayStation VR Worlds
Action 13 October 2016
A set of five varied games developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, created specifically for the PlayStation VR hardware and serving first and foremost to demonstrate the headgear's capabilities. The PlayStation VR Worlds set includes: the action game The London Heist, in which you play as a gangster trying to escape from the crime scene, a skateboard racing game VR Luge, set in the sunny California, the simulation game Into The Deep, in which you play as a deep sea scientist surveying the ocean in a special cage and avoiding the attacks of sea predators, the action game Scavenger's Odyssey, in which you play as a space treasure hunter, traveling on a futuristic mech-like vehicle, and a minimalistic sports game Danger Ball, in which you play against other players by deflecting a ball with your head and using many special abilities.
Adventure 16 April 2019
An adventure game in which we play the title giant spirit. While playing at Ghost Giant, we take care of the lonely Louis and also help the inhabitants of Sancourt to solve their troubles. The production was created with the goggles of virtual reality in mind.
Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
Action 02 October 2018
A platform game in which we play a Bot trying to find his lost friends. Twenty levels await us in Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, where we conquer traps and fight enemies using a wide range of weapons and gadgets. The title was created for the PlayStation VR.
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.
Arcade 18 October 2016
A first-person perspective action game developed by Ubisoft’s first party studio. The title was designed to work with virtual reality sets. As the title of the game suggests, it allows the player to assume the role of an eagle and enjoy the freedom of flying. Eagle Flight takes place in undetermined future in Paris, which for some reason was completely abandoned by humans. The player is tasked not only with surviving, but also with discovering what really happened. The action is shown from the first-person perspective and during the flight the player can perform various acrobatics. In contrast to many simple VR games, the gameplay of Eagle Flight isn’t focused only on exploration. During the game the player receives specific tasks to complete and the maps are filled with enemies whom the player must fight. A large single player campaign is supplemented with two different multiplayer modes for up to six players.
Here They Lie
Adventure 13 October 2016
A horror adventure game developed for virtual reality sets by a small developer Tangentleman in cooperation with Sony Santa Monica. Here They Lie is a dark, psychedelic experience that takes the player to a terrifying and slightly surrealistic world filled with various dangers. In contrast to other classic survival horrors, the game focuses on dark atmosphere and on fueling player's fear. During the game, the mind of the protagonist is filled with scary visions and many unusual characters stand on his way. The use of VR goggles serves to increases the immersion; the player feels as if he actually participates in the events presented in the game.
Action 17 May 2017
An first-person shooter game by American Studio Impulse Gear. The game requires the PlayStation VR headgear and utilizes the PlayStation Move motion controllers, as well as a simplified rifle called PlayStation VR Aim Controller. The game is set in the far future, in which interplanetary flights are a part of daily life. The ship carrying the protagonist crashes on an alien world. It quickly turns out that the planet is inhabited by hostile creatures resembling giant insects. The protagonist has to fight for survival. Farpoint focuses on exploring your surroundings and fighting the encountered enemies. You use the rifle not only to eliminate your foes, but also to scan the nearby areas. Compared to other FPS games, the gameplay is quite slow. The game features high-quality 3D visuals.