Samsung has begun shipping out the newest version of their Gear VR headset today which has been modified over the original headset so that the company’s new Galaxy Note 7 can fit in there and be used to play VR games. Besides the release of the new headset, two new VR games have been released today, but more on that later.
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For those of you who own a Samsung Gear VR headset, or an Oculus Rift, there is a new game out that’s a mix of rhythm-based gameplay and arcade shooter called Starship Disco. Players will be hopping into their starship and heading out into space on an intergalactic adventure where you’ll need to shoot down aliens to survive.
Over the weekend there was some news about Google having shuttered their current standalone headset they were working on, but Google hasn’t stopped working on VR related products, such as Daydream. In fact the company is still working hard on Daydream as well as hardware related products for VR.
Duck Hunt has always been a popular game, whether its the original NES version you’re playing, or one of the newer spin-offs or variant style of Duck Hunt games. Today there is a new one out but for folks who own a VR headset, such as the Gear VR or Google Cardboard. It’s called Cyclops Duck Hunt VR and it does feature a cyclops.
There is a virtual reality game that will be showcased at the Anime Expo 2016 next week which is called Nagomi’s Earcleaning VR. This game is an ear cleaning simulation game featuring an anime female who, after a long day at work, offers you the ability to enjoy a virtual ear cleaning which will apparently relax you.
bitComposer’s upcoming multi-platform VR adventure game Space Rift has finally had its first trailer released. This particular game places players into the cockpit of a spaceship, armed of course, and flying through space with you at the controls of said spaceship. Once you begin the game you will be following the storyline with the end goal being that of saving humanity.
Released by Astrologic Media, Missile Attack VR is a new take on the classic game Missile Command. In this game, players are tasked with firing their laser cannon to take down incoming missiles, and see how long they can keep the missiles at bay. What’s nice about this game though, is that it will work with VR headsets such as Google Cardboard, but will also work without one, simply viewing through the screen of the phone as one would with any other type of game.
Samsung revealed no too long ago that they were developing a controller specifically for their Gear VR headset. While details about said controller haven’t been plentiful, today there seems to be a few images that are apparently of the controller the company is designing for the Virtual Reality headset.
The rather humorous game Please, Don’t Touch Anything will be getting a Virtual Reality version released later this month for the Oculus Rift and the Gear VR headsets. If you’re not familiar with Please, Don’t Touch Anything, this is a pretty unique and funny game where you are presented with a single red button in front of a monitor, along with a sign saying not to touch anything.
Minority Media today has announced that their upcoming Virtual Reality game called Time Machine will finally be launching this month for both major VR headsets, the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The narrative for this game was written by the Assassin’s Creed III and IV writer Jill Murray.