We’re all eagerly awaiting the arrival of Squid Game Season 2 but that’s not happening anytime soon. So if you’re looking for a diabolically quick fix then location-based entertainment (LBE) venue Sandbox VR has the answer. The company previously announced a Squid Game VR experience is coming in 2023. Now it’s only a week away!
When you think of VR game development, the inclusion of claymation rarely, if ever, factors into it. Yet that’s exactly the path new studio MoonHood is taking with its first project. Formed by the creators behind Ghost Giant (2019) and Lost in Random (2021), this new game will be published with the help of Fast Travel Games.
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.
WIMO Games’ Battle Bows fires a volley of fresh content. A free Battle Bows DLC, containing a new team-based event, winter environment, crossbow weapon, legendary difficulty mode, and more, is available today on the Meta Quest store and SteamVR. The developer has also confirmed that Battle Bows will be coming to PSVR 2, with a port currently in development.
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.
Devsisters has unveiled a new CookieRun gun. This time, bringing the popular IP to VR, with CookieRun: The Darkest Night. The game will be launched episodically, starting later this year, via the Meta Quest Store.