Looking for an affordable VR gaming headset? You’ve probably thought about the Meta Quest 2 or even the Valve Index. But now there’s another to consider, the ultra-high-end Varjo Areo. Originally released back in 2021, the headset was Varjo’s first consumer-focused device, coming in at a mere €1990 EUR ($2000 USD). Now though, it has received a 50% price reduction, dropping it down to €990.
Soul Covenant is the latest VR game from Japanese studio Thirdverse. The team behind Swords of Gargantua, Altair Breaker and X8, the game is currently playable at the Tokyo Games Show. After an initial tease earlier this month, Thirdverse has released new Soul Covenant screenshots and a trailer.
During the summer as part of the Quest Gaming Showcase prolific VR developer Resolution Games showcased two new games. Firstly, the was Demeo Battles, its turn-based, PvP brawler. The second was Racket Club, a socially-focused tennis game. With Demeo Battles due in November, Racket Club will be opening its doors in December.
Next week sees the return of Connect, Meta’s annual showcase for all things XR. As you’re probably very well aware by now, the event is expected to see the Meta Quest 3 make its official appearance after its initial tease during the Quest Showcase earlier this year. Over the past month, there have been plenty of Quest 3 leaks. With few hardware surprises left apart for the launch date. However, when it comes to Quest 3 launch games, that’s another matter.
Rhythm-action drumming game Smash Drums has become quite the hit since its Meta Quest launch in 2021. Today, developer PotamWorks is rolling out a mixed reality (MR) update. So you can now play Smash Drums on Meta Quest whilst looking at your own living room.
There’s just over a week to go until the annual Meta Connect conference takes place. Returning to an in-person format, the event is set to feature Meta Quest 3 front and centre. While we already know a lot about the new device, there’s still more to learn. Especially where its mixed reality (MR) capabilities lie. And by the looks of a newly published support page, Quest 3 outshines the flagship Quest Pro.
Resolutions Games are experts in VR multiplayer, thanks to games like Blaston, Ultimechs, Acron: Attack of the Squirrel and Demeo. The latter title has become quite the hit since its launch in 2021, serving up turned-based, tabletop strategy. Now its spinoff, Demeo Battles is almost ready for launch, set to arrive this November for Meta Quest and SteamVR headsets.
One of the more unusual titles to arrive in 2023 for PlayStation VR 2 has been TOSS! The brainchild of Agera Games and Vertigo Games, TOSS! is a physical platformer where you’re a monkey collecting bananas. Laid out before you are a series of jungle gyms, where you have to climb, swing and leap to collect your prizes. Here are all 16 PSVR 2 trophies for TOSS! on your PlayStation 5.