The VR Games Launch Roundup: Constantly Repeating the Past
Another Friday means another roundup of virtual reality (VR) videogames coming out over the next week. Here are some of the most anticipated titles of the year combined with some titles from up and coming developers. Make sure to check out our accompanying video for demonstrations of gameplay for each title, and make sure to check out our remaining Gamescom interviews for exclusive information and insights into other upcoming titles still in development.
Here’s a summary of next week’s VR titles:
TribeXR Dj School – Tribe XR Inc
Follow online tutorials to upload and stream your musical creations using professional DJ decks in this all in one VR experience. Connect with other VR recording artists to collaborate and share your work.
- Supported Platforms: Oculus Quest
- Launch Date: 19th September
Groundhog day: Like Father Like Son – Tequila Works
New from Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Tequila Works, Groundhog day: Like Father Like Son is a VR continuation of the 1992 classic film. Assume the role of Phil Connors Jr, son of Phil Connors from the original film as you also find yourself trapped in an endless time loop.
Featuring both characters from the film & a host of new faces. Over 25 years later, find out how the events of Groundhog day play out in this new social media-obsessed age.
Home A Drone – Construct Studio
New from Construct Studio, in this VR FPS adventure you must defeat the enemies from the evil DroneCorp. You must defend yourself using a series of quirky makeshift weapons which you can build and upgrade as the game progresses. Currently, in early access, later updates to the game will include multiplayer, more weapons and bosses.
Witching Tower – Daily Magic Productions
The Witching Tower is a new VR action-adventure title from Daily Magic Productions where you battle your way through mysterious levels of stunning fantasy environments. The Witching Tower’s Queen is at the architect of this world’s chaos, so armed with enchanted weapons and your ability to control the undead, you must survive and conquer in this world riddled with sickness and death.
- Supported Platforms: PlayStation VR
- Launch Date: 17th September
Doors Of Silence – Blackbite Interactive
New from Blackbite Interactive comes Doors Of Silence. This new survival VR horror game is set in 1988 Pennsylvania where you attempt to fight for survival in a medical centre where horror lurks around every corner. You must fend off surreal deformed creatures you while trying not to slip into insanity yourself.
- Supported Platforms: Oculus Rift
- Launch Date: 20th September