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New Oculus Rift VR Games – Sep 28, 2018 Weekend Edition

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With all the news coming out of OC5, there’s definitely a lot to look forward to when it comes to Oculus. We’re excited to see the sequel to Lone Echo and the many other games announced. But this week there were a lot of great VR games released as well. Let take a quick look.
New Oculus Rift game releases last week
Below is the full list of recommended new games to play on Oculus Rift this week:

Dino War – FREE

Use your kung-fu expertise to thwart off waves of hungry dinosaurs! Your weapon, the quarterstaff, might be a simple weapon but it can become mighty useful if you can wield it right. Here are some protips about that.

Dance Collider – $17.99

Dance Collider is the ultimate dance and rhythm game for VR. Dance-off against eight unique characters each with their own music and dance style. Perfect your technique and strike at incoming nodes to get your body moving. Set in 24th century, dance battles take place in a series of vivid futuristic arenas complete with vibrant light-shows to give players a truly epic sensory experience. With 24 dance battles to master, the action never stops.

Taphouse VR – FREE

In Taphouse VR, you are the bartender! Run your own taphouse, give drunk dwarves their fill of delicious ale or drench the bunch by mixing delicious cocktails! Everything around the counter is yours to mess with – including your paying customers.

The Steadfast VR Challenge – $12.74

The Steadfast VR Challenge is a hybrid of First Person Shooter and Tower Defense that forces you to incorporate strategy with marksmanship in a virtual world! It’s delivered in an infinite wave based format where you’ll find yourself frequently combining fast, deliberate decisions with quick reflexes.

Creed: Rise to Glory – $29.99

You are Adonis Creed, fighting toe-to-toe with the world’s top opponents to establish your boxing legacy. This intense cinematic experience features new Phantom Melee Technology for impactful VR melee combat so you can train, fight, and win like Creed.

Hotel Transylvania Popstic – $19.99

Hotel Transylvania Popstic is a super fun VR rhythm game that combines high energy music with full body movement. The goal is to match fast-moving patterns of colorful orbs flying toward you with the corresponding colors on each end of your Wands or Popstic.

Chop It – $9.99

Chop It is a VR rhythm game about chopping and punching your way to glorious funkadelic victory. Be karate. Gaze in awe as the Sensei launches himself around the Pagoda raining building materials on your head.
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Meet The New 6DoF Untethered Oculus Quest $400

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During the early moments at OC5, the Oculus team has announced that the Santa Cruz will be releasing under the official name of Oculus Quest. The untethered headset is set to release in Spring of 2019 for $399 USD.
This unique HMD will come equipped with new Touch controllers that make the whole experience seamless. The Oculus Quest will not require any PC or devices to power the headset. Oculus has also stated that there will be over 50 titles lined up for the launch of the Quest including Robo Recall, The Climb, and Moss.

Oculus Insight
Oculus will be releasing a new teachnology called Oculus Insight which powers the inside-out tracking, Guardian, and Touch controller tracking for the new HMD. They use 4 ultra wide-angle sensors and computer vision algorithms to track your exact position in real time without any external sensors. Insight gives you a greater sense of immersion, presence, and mobility, plus the ability to go beyond room-scale.
Oculus Quest Specs
The headset display will feature 1600 x 1440 per eye with 64 GB of storage. It also incorporates a lens spacing adjustment to help maximize visual comfort. You will also find that the built-in audio is improved over the the Oculus Rift for higher sound quality.

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Watch The Oculus Connect 5 Livestream With Us Here

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Oculus Connect 5 is finally upon us. This is the company’s official event where they release big news about new upcoming VR hardware and VR games. The stream will be starting at 10AM PST in San Jose, California.
There are a lot of news to look forward to which includes the Oculus Santa Cruz update, Half Dome update, new VR game announcements, the future outlook of virtual reality, and much, much more.

We will be watching the Keynote together and discussing all that will be happening. Stay tuned as we provide the immediate updates from the conference.
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New Oculus Rift VR Games – Sep 21, 2018 Weekend Edition

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September is coming to an end but there are a lot of great new VR games to check out before the end of the month. Let’s take a quick look.
New Oculus Rift game releases last week
Below is the full list of recommended new games to play on Oculus Rift this week:

Chrysalis – FREE

Chrysalis is a whimsical undersea adventure game in which players assume the role of an explorer who gets trapped within the innards of a cocoon-like monster while traveling at sea. In the belly of the beast lies a surreal ecosystem filled with mysteries to be discovered and countless wonders and creatures to interact with to uncover clues for escape.

Mad Factory – $3.99

Mad Factory is now open for business! A fast-paced, and highly replayable VR experience, Mad Factory is five minutes of frantic fun for everyone. Its visually rich world, intuitive interactions and innovative gameplay will delight a wide range of VR players, from 8 on up. It’s perfect for birthday parties, date nights, and playing with friends and family. Even people who think they don’t like VR, ask to play Mad Factory again!
So, immerse yourself in a retro-future world, where you’re the new hire on the floor of the universe’s finest cookie factory. There you can discover flying robots, mechanical chickens, and waterfalls of cascading milk. And in a race against time, you can bake, frost and deliver delicious cookies to earn top scores.

Meet the Miner – FREE

Users can experience how dangerous and grueling life of a miner was 100 years ago – feeling what it was like racing down hundreds of meters into the earth in a shaky elevator and mining coal with a virtual pickaxe. Something you will never be able to do in real life again.

Paperville Panic! – $17.99

A completely unprepared town made entirely of paper is hit by its first ever fire, and it’s up to you to save it Rookie. A comedic, tongue in cheek action-adventure VR exploration game.

Survival Simulator – $11.99

A virtual reality survival game. See if you could survive stranded on an island with only objects you can scavenge from your crashed plane or craft from resources available in the nature.

Shopkeeper Simulator VR – $8.99

Be your own boss! Maximize your profit to pay the rent for the next day! Buy unlockable equipment that help with building your shop.

Transference – $24.99

Imagine an escape room set in a deranged mind. Experience a first-person exploration game in a chilling new dimension. Shift between three perspectives of a family and unravel the mystery hiding in this mind-bending psychological thriller.

Blind – $19.99

Navigate an unfamiliar world in virtual reality using echolocation, where sounds become images. Trapped in a mansion by the devious Warden, make your way through its many rooms, riddled with puzzles and dangers, moving ever closer to the truth—and your only chance to escape.

Distance – $19.99

Distance is an atmospheric racing platformer. Fusing futuristic arcade racing with parkour, survive a deadly, mysterious, neon-drenched city by jumping, rotating, and flying.

Salary Man Escape – $9.34

Tired of work? Feeling trapped at your position with no hope of promotion? Vent out your frustrations with Salary Man Escape, a satirical and edgy physics puzzle game about helping a disgruntled Salaryman escape his miserable life.

Axe Throw – $5.24

You’ve got a VR headset and some cool motion controllers, but what can you really do with them? Throw some virtual axes! In Axe Throw VR, a virtual axe throwing range becomes your playground!

Lotus – Simulator – $49.99

For the first time, bus, tram and train are simulated extremely realistic in a single game – and you can drive them, build them or create the world around. LOTUS – simulation will never be the same!
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