Back near the beginning of March this year during GDC 2016 we announced that Minecraft would be getting some Virtual Reality love in the near future. While this was for the PC version and headsets like the Oculus Rift, there was also a version announced for the Samsung Gear VR. Well Minecraft Gear VR Edition is now available for download.
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Popular Gear VR game Gunjack will be arriving to two other major Virtual Reality headsets in the near future, those being the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Originally announced as a PC game, the developers went ahead and made a VR version for the Samsung Gear VR headset from the ground up. Now it will be launching later this month officially for PC as well as for the Oculus Rift when that headset ships to pre-order owners. Then Gunjack will be landing on the HTC Vive later this year.
Our friends over at Guild Software, the folks behind the long running cross-platform space MMORPG Vendetta Online, have been busy these days with a new project. Today they have decided to pull the curtain back on that project which is bringing Virtual Reality support to their Vendetta Online title.
Minecraft is a game in particular that could be quite fun, if done properly mind you, in a Virtual Reality format. If you’re nodding your head in agreement while reading this, then you’ll be happy to know that this is actually becoming a reality. During GDC 2016 next week, Microsoft and Oculus will be unveiling Minecraft for the Gear VR.
Plenty of Virtual Reality news today as Samsung has made it an official ‘thing’ that if you are planning to pre-order one of the newly announced Galaxy S7 devices, you’ll also receive a Gear VR bundle with it for free. So what comes in the free Gear VR bundle? Well, it’s actually not a bad little deal.
Anshar Wars 2 is the newest addition to the Anshar Wars series of games for virtual reality headsets, in particular the Samsung Gear VR for this release. For those of you not familiar with this game, essentially this is an aerial combat game that takes place in space. You get to choose one of the three available ship options when you start, then you’re off to complete objectives and missions.
OZWE Games has announced today that the sequel to their Anshar War Virtual Reality game is now available for Samsung Gear VR owners to download and play. For those of you not familiar with this franchise, Anshar War, and not the sequel as well, are arcade space shooter type of games.
If you happen to own a Samsung Gear VR headset, tomorrow you will have a new tools at your disposal that will let you do a lot more with your VR headset than just playing games and using applications designed for the Gear VR. The company is calling it the ‘Samsung Internet for Gear VR’.
CCP, the developers behind the popular space-themed MMORPG called Eve Online, has netted themselves an additional $30 million in funding to make more virtual reality games. Currently the company has two virtual reality games EVE: Valkyrie and Gunjack, both of which are for different platforms.
Recently it was announced that the Consumer Edition of the Samsung Gear VR headset would be hitting store shelves in the near future (November) and would cost a mere $100. Well pre-orders are now live for the new VR headset over on BestBuy as well as Samsung’s own website, and still for the mere $100 price tag as well.