Retrospective: Resident Evil 7 VR (psvr).

In the middle of 2018, you’ve likely seen one of the dozens of reviews of Capcom’s 2017 terrorfest Resident Evil 7, so you should have a pretty good idea of how it went.  One of the original survival horror series, Resident Evil has been plagued in recent entries by increasingly convoluted storylines and forced co-op whose AI was about as intelligent as a sponge cake.  Resident Evil 7 stripped things back down to the quiet, creepy isolation of the original title while offering a first-person perspective to shake things up and released…

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PlayStation VR – The Best of Year One.

A year ago today, Sony released PlayStation VR, a major gamble for a console publisher commonly known for giving up on its hardware peripherals – in fact if it weren’t for PSVR, my PlayStation Move controller would still be collecting dust with its nunchuck counterpart and my Wonderbook (remember that?).  Since then, over 100 games have been released for the virtual reality system and more are coming almost every week.  Today I wanted to look back from A to Z at just a handful of the best titles that have…

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Experience CATAN In VR Soon

Technology has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years. The introduction of Virtual Reality has transformed gaming into a more interactive experience than ever, which is why the hugely popular board game, Settlers of Catan, is coming to the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. Experiment 7, Asmodee Digital, and Catan Studio are all working together to create the VR version of the classic board game. Details are limited as of now, but players can expect to play against Catan personalities or from other players around the…

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Review: Sparc for PSVR.

Sony’s PlayStation VR has had some real hits (Resident Evil 7) and misses (Rise of the Tomb Raider) so I had no clue what to expect when I booted up CCP’s Sparc for the first time, despite their excellent EVE Online.  I have this habit of looking at a game’s options, settings and customization menus before anything else, and the moment I opened the character menu on Sparc, I knew the game wasn’t just a $30 tech demo.  Picking outfits and colors is intuitive and simple – grab a piece or color from a…

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