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The VR Game Launch Roundup: Sporty Food Fights

This past week offered an exciting collection of virtual reality (VR) titles to end the month and next week’s selection also looks promising. Here are five new videogames due to arrive next week to look out for.

Snapshot VR

Snapshot VR – Giant Scam

This paintball inspired arena shooter hit the Viveport platform back in July and now its the turn of Steam. Providing solo and team-based modes with up to 5-players per side, Snapshot VR is fast and frantic with teams having an average of only 45 seconds to win. Plus there’s a map editor for community content creation.

Cook-out: A Sandwich Tale – Resolution Games

Another VR multiplayer from the team behind Acron: Attack of the Squirrels, this time Resolution Games has created a fantasy sandwich shop where up to 4 players have to build a perfect lunch for hungry cats, mice, werewolves and other hungry creatures. A solo mode is also provided to help you learn the ropes.

Cook-Out: A-Sandwich-Tale
Image credit: Resolution Games

DEEMO -Reborn- – Rayark, Inc.

Rayark Games ported its classic musical title Deemo into VR last year for PlayStation VR as DEEMO -Reborn-. Expanded with new elements and an extended story, you play a young girl who finds herself in a mysterious castle where a strange character called Deemo plays the piano. Whenever Deemo plays a tree grows larger and larger, providing the girl with a way home. So you need to explore the castle and find music for Deemo to play.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift
  • Launch date: 4th September

Stride – Joy Way

A parkour-inspired action title, Stride will be launching into early access next week, with several gameplay modes planned. The first is Endless Mode where you can jump gaps, wall run, slide under obstacles and shoot opponents in a never-ending, procedurally generated level. Further modes will then be added for free.

Hoops Madness

Hoops Madness – VRstudios, Inc.

Another early access launch, Hoops Madness offers single-player and multiplayer basketball modes. From VRstudios, a developer which tends to make more location-based entertainment (LBE), there will be six modes to compete against other players in, all designed to be fast and energetic.

  • Supported platforms: HTC Vive
  • Launch date: 4th September