Anyone with a slight interest in virtual reality (VR) will know that the launch of Oculus Quest 2 is imminent, due to arrive next Tuesday, 13th October. Previously released titles are going to see enhancements whilst other developers are using the date to launch new content. Here are the videogames confirmed so far with more expected to drop.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Skydance Interactive
One of the bigger titles set to launch for the standalone headset, Skydance Interactive’s The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners has already been well received on PC VR and PlayStation VR. With an original storyline set in New Orleans, you have to survive walker filled streets looking for resources and crafting new items to help your journey. The Oculus Quest version features the Tourist Edition content, featuring three unique weapon recipes.
Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing – UNIVRS, Inc.
Based on Studio TRIGGER’s anime, Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing will feature a new storyline within the magical universe, you’re a guest student at the famous Luna Nova Witchcraft Academy. Grabbing your flying broom, compete across more than ten tracks whilst unlocking customisation options.
Rez Infinite – Monstars Inc. and Resonair
A visceral mix of lighting, neon colours, sound and music, Rez Infinite requires you to shoot a myriad of enemies which are synced in time with the music. Featuring the five original areas, this enhanced version also includes the VR specific Area X.
Space Channel 5: Kinda Funky News Flash! – Grounding Inc.
Released earlier this year for PlayStation VR, Space Channel 5 VR: Kind Funky News Flash! is a rhythm-action videogame where players have to dance and strike poses to catchy tunes to score as many points as possible.
Time Hacker – Joy Way
And for PC VR owners there’s Joy Way’s Time Hacker. You play a hero who can temporarily stop time allowing you to diffuse dangerous situations. This gives you time to add some choice uppercuts in, use their guns against them, trigger an explosive device or knock them into traffic.