Resident Evil 7 biohazard launched on the original PlayStation VR back in 2017. It remains one of the best experiences on the system. So, news of it’s successor, Resident Evil Village, getting a VR mode is more than welcome. And now, a launch date for the Resident Evil Village VR Mode has been announced.
China based startup Scentrealm Tech. Ltd., has revealed new technology to bring remote scent to VR applications. The telescent company claims to have the most advanced remote odor device in the world.
Team17 has announced Killer Frequency will be the publisher’s first foray into the world of VR. A brand-new horror-comedy set in a 1980s mid-American town, a serial killer is on the loose looking to maximise their kill count. The game is listed as ‘coming soon’ to Meta Quest 2 and Steam via flat screen mode.
Sierra On-Line founders Ken and Roberta Williams’ Colossal Cave, a 3D interpretation of a 1980’s text adventure, is coming very soon. The Colossal Cave launch date is set for January, 2023. The game will arrive on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, Mac and Meta Quest 2.
Thirdverse, Inc. announced that its upcoming title, X8, is looking for fans of multiplayer tactical first person hero shooters to test their skills in VR. Later this month, Thirdverse will run the X8 closed beta test. Teams of 5v5 will adopt interactive heroic abilities, acquire a variety of weapons and head into battle across competitive maps. Closed beta players will also be mentioned in the game credits and receive a game key.
Maze Theory has announced its forthcoming VR narrative adventure game Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom has a brand new demo available. Owners of the newly launched PICO 4 headset can now experience the British crime drama for themselves. The demo, which free to download, will give fans the chance to play Peaky Blinders’ VR debut ahead of release.
Publisher Wired Productions and independent studio Wolf & Wood have announced that The Last Worker is set to launch in 2023. The game is a first-person narrative adventure centered around humanity’s struggle in an increasingly automated world, where humans are being replaced by robots.
STRAYLIGHT is set to leave Early Access early next year. The first-person cosmic VR platformer from developer Dr Bloc is set to leave Early Access in January, 2023. The game will slingshot onto Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Valve Index, and HTC Vive.
A change in the way VR titles are categorised on Steam has been revealed. The VR game store listing will now state the required hardware under the ‘system requirements’ section, opposed to the store page sidebar.