Virtual Reality Gaming News & Discussion


#1

Welcome to the world of Vitual Gaming! This thread will focus on everything VR pertaining to the gaming world, from news to reviews to upcoming games.

We want to hear your thoughts as well.

  • Did you buy one/considering?

Give us your first impressions on the tech (Oculus, Samsung, HTC, etc), the games and/or overall experience.


Video Game News & Discussion 2009-2017
#2

###Oculus Rift price set at $599, shipping in March (update)
Jan 06, 2016 at 11:06a
Step into the game … and bring your wallet

###VIDEO: IBM Sponsors “Sword Art Online: The Beginning” Virtual Reality Development
February 22, 2016 8:00am CST
A site has launched taking applications for 208 brave souls (able to comfortably wear a head set, have their bodies and walk without assistance) to alpha test SAO!

###PlayStation VR Headset Debuts in October for US$399
posted on 2016-03-16 00:30 EDT
Sony to offer PlayStation VR Worlds game on launch; 50 games expected by year end

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Teased in Screenshots, Videos
posted on 2016-03-18 01:00 EDT
Videos show players playing demo that includes bazaar environment, combat

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Streams In-Game Combat Footage
posted on 2016-03-18 12:21 EDT
26 seconds from demo running this weekend for 208 players out of 99,800 applicants

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality Experience Detailed in 10-Minute Video Report
posted on 2016-03-21 00:00 EDT
Slice monsters, hug other players in “alpha” demo shown in Daisuki post

###Experience Muv-Luv Alternative Combat Through Virtual Reality
posted on 2016-03-26 14:15 EDT by Eric Stimson
Series creators to attend gaming event in Akihabara

###Bandai Namco Announces Plans to Open Virtual Reality Experience Center
posted on 2016-03-28 20:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


28 MAR 2016
Official release date is today.


28 MAR 2016
Taking our first steps into a new gaming world.


28 MAR 2016
Tech similarities may make the jump possible.

Adr1ft VR Review


#3

INSOMNIAC HEAD ON VR’S INCREDIBLE POTENTIAL FOR IMMERSION


29 MAR 2016
How Edge of Nowhere stretches the boundaries of VR.


#4

[size=16]Don’t Expect Virtual Reality on Wii U[/size]
June 18, 2014 at 12:30pm


#5

###PlayStation VR demo units coming to Singapore in November – Try it at GameStart 2015
posted on September 16th, 2015 / by KarbyP/ SGCafe


posted on September 24, 2015

###Rez Infinite, Ace Combat 7 Announced for PS4 With PlayStation VR
posted on 2015-12-05 22:30 EST
Both games announced at Saturday’s PlayStation Experience event

###Kaz Hirai: 200 Developers Are Working on ‘Probably About 100 or More Titles’ for PlayStation VR
posted on 2016-01-08 01:00 EST
Also: Oculus Rift to ship in March for US$599


#6

###GDC 2016: Virtual Reality Games

Mar 29th, 2016

**The PlayStation VR Games We Want to Play Right Now - GDC 2016**

http://youtu.be/Z6GQ2950U24

**11 Game Developers on Why VR Will Change Games Forever - GDC 2016**

http://youtu.be/3AKDvx9tyUA

**Is PlayStation VR Worth the Price?**

http://youtu.be/0uAWcdPNW68

**Inside the Star Wars: Trials on Tattooine VR Experience**

http://youtu.be/rgeHe5M4aQE

**See the Amazing Star Wars VR and AR Experiments**

http://youtu.be/nH5HtBFJR6g

**HTC Vive VR Unboxing**

http://youtu.be/TuhpiTZaqto

**Watch the Full Portal: Aperture Robot Repair Vive VR Demo**

http://youtu.be/GiA0AO2Kp8w

**11 Most Anticipated VR Games of 2016**

http://youtu.be/-3s-IGMSRtQ


#7

###GDC 2016: The New World of Audio for VR
Mar 30th, 2016

**Oculus Rift Unboxing**

http://youtu.be/VETjplDmxJg

**Oculus Rift Review**

http://youtu.be/adSodvmr3bo


#8

An example of an attempt to make an April Fools prank real before you even announce it


#9
**First Music From Halo, Destiny Composer's New Game Soundtrack - GOLEM**

http://youtu.be/JoYOWyRus38

**The Unique Controls of Ex-Halo Devs' Golem**

http://youtu.be/2ulMQVyL2ps

**Golem Sword Battle Gameplay - PLAYSTATION VR**

http://youtu.be/Ljm4QgUAZjg

**Golem Sword Battle Developer Commentary - PLAYSTATION VR**

http://youtu.be/IM5atLxnZOs

**Golem PlayStation VR Trailer - PSX 2015**

http://youtu.be/0oS2dw7RRMY

**Ex-Halo Devs Analyze Golem Trailer's Secrets**

http://youtu.be/-tF6ndlzXeo

**Golem: Bedroom and Caves Gameplay Walkthrough**

http://youtu.be/RLlCOGz34zU

**Golem: Bedroom and Caves Developer Walkthrough**

http://youtu.be/21dfqLzfBN0


#10
**How to Set Up the Oculus Rift**

http://youtu.be/k7FIFmPfSyU

**Budget Cuts VR Stealth Gameplay Walkthrough**

http://youtu.be/4O7mvezVi5w

**Fantastic Contraption VR Trailer**

http://youtu.be/s-PxyWKY9dg

**HTC Vive Review**

http://youtu.be/tW3ri5AHnzU


#11

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/04/05/pear-fairy-funassyi-stars-in-virtual-reality-fantasy-stage-play
April 05, 2016 9:56am CDT
"Legend of Funassyi" runs from June 30 to July 31, 2016, at the DMM VR Theater in Yokohama


#12
**The Jungle Book 360 Degree VR Experience**

http://youtu.be/TtOvDWvAfK4

**Crytek VR Game Will Trigger Your Fear of Heights - The Climb**

http://youtu.be/upP4wQMh5wQ

**Tilt Brush: Drawing Our Favorite Video Game Characters in VR**

http://youtu.be/lsiGhVb8Iso


#13

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/04/10-1/ghost-in-the-shell-the-movie-virtual-reality-diver-coming-to-kanto
April 10, 2016 8:26pm CDT
Patrons of “VR Theater” at 31 Internet cafes in Kanto can experience a 15 minute immersive VR story


#14

###Tekken’s Harada, Appleseed’s Aramaki, Production I.G Collaborate on ‘Argyle Shift’ VR Demo
posted on 2016-04-11 13:25 EDT
Players can pilot giant robot, interact with female AI copilot


#15
**Oculus Explains Shipment Delays**

http://youtu.be/T-vRkv3iRE0

**Sword Slicing is Ridiculously Satisfying in VR**

http://youtu.be/ynF7ss4rQmU

**Lucky's Tale Review**

http://youtu.be/KkrWf1LWYb4

**Chronos VR Review**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMCAQ7FXYWY

**How Scary is the Paranormal Activity VR Game?**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsna1ChGt0E


#16

###ANN Interview: Kazuya Sasahara on Dai-Shogun VR
by Zac Bertschy, Apr 14th 2016


#17

###Bandai Namco Files for ‘VR-AT Simulator’ Trademark
posted on 2016-04-15 04:30 EDT

###IBM’s Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Posts More In-Game Footage
posted on 2016-04-15 16:30 EDT
Brief view of what testers saw inside the “Nervegear Prototype” in last month’s test


#18
**Edge of Nowhere VR Gameplay - Traversing an Ice Cavern**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKJxde2GrX0

**Edge of Nowhere VR Gameplay - Stealth Mode Through Dark Cavern**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6JK42xdmxs


#19

I find it odd/annoying that Steam has a VR category in your library you can’t remove. I only have one game there. (I have no VR hardware anyway)


#20

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/04/20/trying-out-virtual-reality-at-japans-vr-zone-project
April 20, 2016 4:05pm CDT
Event sponsored by Bandai Namco