Time for another entry of Something for the Weekend, the weekly series where VRFocus bring you a number of deals on virtual reality (VR) titles. As the month of September continues it’s time once again to check out the Steam store and find the latest deals on all things VR. This week you’ll find a range of unique experiences that let you explore a space station, enjoy an idol show and even direct traffic. As always, be sure to check back every weekend for even more deals right here on VRFocus.
Downward Spiral: Horus Station
“Downward Spiral: Horus Station does exactly what it needed to, presenting a far grander and more engaging instalment to the VR series. It’s not perfect, with some annoying glitches that really do need to be ironed out. However, the core experience is thoroughly enjoyable and more importantly massive. With eight acts to play through, and each one taking around an hour – depending on how long you search for collectables – there’s a solid amount of content to get engrossed in. For players that enjoy floating around in space, Downward Spiral: Horus Station is a great all-rounder.” – Read VRFocus’ Senior Staff Writer Peter Graham’s review of Downward Spiral: Horus Station.
Downward Spiral: Horus Station is available now for £8.99 (GBP) down from the usual £14.99 for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
Hop Step Sing! Nozokanaide Naked Heart (HQ Edition)
Step into a virtual world and enjoy the songs and performance of this VR idol group. This time, players are heading to a magic factory where the wounded hearts of the world go to be healed. As the girls’ leader, it’s your job to bring a smile back to the world through the power of song and dance. More of a music video than the videogame, this title has a lot of colour and style that is sure to put a smile on your face.
Hop Step Sing! Nozokanaide Naked Heart (HQ Edition) is available now for only £4.15 (GBP) down from £5.19 for the HTC Vive.
The ever popular and best-selling board game has made it’s way to VR in this immersive and exciting installment. Now with online multiplayer making it easier than ever to play against others and friends alike, you’ll never be without someone to play against. Featuring AI personalities as well, you’ll be able to play offline and enjoy the same experience as the table top version.
Catan VR is available now for £7.51 (GBP) down from £11.39 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
Walk on Arrow
“Walk on Arrow is an innovative hybrid of archery and complete freedom of movement only possible in VR! Hide, trace and fight! Using your bow and arrow to beat all of your opponents and become the one stand at last.”
Walk on Arrow is available now for £6.63 (GBP) down from £8.29 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
Welcome to the 1950s where you are starting your job as a traffic cop smack dab in the middle of a busy intersection. You’ll need to direct traffic, dodge flying food, fight off alien attacks and hunt birds. With 20 different levels of traffic to direct and a number of different difficulty levels, players will find plenty to do and enjoy as a traffic cop.
Traffic Cop is available now for £4.67 (GBP) down from £5.19 for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
Frankenstein: Beyond the Time
“Now everyone can go on a discovery quest taking place in a Victorian mansion, where the task is to solve the greatest mystery of Dr. Frankenstein. The game makes innovative use of Virtual Reality with a well-known hidden object model and crafting simulations combined with the fight against time. Placing these mechanisms in a world inspired by the novels about Dr. Frankenstein provides a unique gameplay in a dynamic world full of adventures. The more we learn about the mad scientist’s experiment, the more frightening and mysterious the story becomes.”
Frankenstein: Beyond the Time is available now for £7.74 (GBP) down from £15.49 for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
Carly and the Reaperman – Escape from the Underworld
Work together with a friend to master platforming, solve puzzles and build your way through the underworld in this unique asymmetrical cooperative game. One player in VR will be able to control the platforms and make changes to the world while another player uses a controller to navigate each level and overcome the challenges. The title even now supports the option to play in single player as well but make sure to try it with a friend to have the full experience.
Carly and the Reaperman – Escape from the Underworld is on sale now for £15.19 (GBP) down from £18.99 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
Worlds At War
“Worlds At War thrusts the player into the aftermath of an alien invasion. A small multi-national ragtag group of surviving fighter pilots and crew man a small carrier-group, roaming the oceans and trying to survive against all odds. The game features diverse fully pilotable aircraft, helicopters and boats, and players must learn to master them in order to defend the carrier-group from a relentless onslaught of alien attack-waves in a unique combination of some of mankinds best military equipment facing off with alien space-ships.”
Worlds At War is available now for £8.09 (GBP) down from £13.49 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
VRobot: VR Giant Robot Destruction Simulator
Jump into a giant robot and start smashing cities using all sorts of unique weapons. Featuring multiplayer, a lighting hammer, a transformer sword, a tornado gun and even a tractor beam. Players will find plenty to do in this title as you’ll be kicking, punching and smashing your way through the different stages. You’ll even able to destroy a building, pick up that building, and then start smashing buildings with that building. It’s a great stress reliever.
VRobot: VR Giant Robot Destruction Simulator is on sale now for £9.34 (GBP) down from the usual £10.99 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
“Carbon Studio has also ensured there’s some longevity and a keen eye needed to get the most out of the whole experience. There are collectibles to find that’ll upgrade your spells, Fate Cards to locate which will modify the gameplay settings in future play throughs, plus an Arena mode for those interested in continual battles.What Carbon Studio has done is combine its knowledge from debut VR title Alice VR and the months of Early Access development and distilled it into The Wizards. If you want to feel like an all-powerful sorcerer then The Wizards is up there with the best, an entertaining adventure that will make non-VR players jealous.” – Read VRFocus’ Senior Staff Writer Peter Graham’s review of The Wizards.
The Wizards is available now for £6.00 (GBP) down from £14.99 for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
That is all for this week but remember that VRFocus gathers all the best sales and deals every week, so check back next weekend at the same time to discover more.