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Review: Space Agent

Though it offers a very different gameplay experience from traditional mobile apps, Gear VR doesn't seem too concerned with avoiding some of the genres that have saturated that platform over the past few years. If you play mobile videogames…

Review: Air Hockey VR

Air Hockey makes a lot of sense in virtual reality (VR) simply because it's not something you're likely to play all that often. You might own a table if you're the wealthy, seemingly time-rich occupant of the home that Air Hockey VR is set…

Review: Deadhead

Deadhead represents something a little different for the burgeoning gallery shooter genre on the Gear VR. Whereas Gunjack and countless other examples focus on lightning reactions that are locked to the direction you're facing, here's a…

Review: Dead End Alley

The human race as a decidedly dangerous fascination with the zombie apocalypse. Sure, it means the end of the world, but it would also lead to the creation of a new one in which survivors can smash heads with baseball bats and wade through…

Review: Neverout

There's a moment in Neverout in which you drop into the title's central hub for the first time. It comes after around 20 levels of excellent puzzling action that plays on your understanding of gravity and comfort with heights, yet remains…

Review: Dim Light

Videogame horror is at its best when it restricts the player. Resident Evil's biggest scares came in the age of tank controls and awkward camera angles, while Amnesia: The Dark Descent thrived on preventing players from fighting back…

Review: Orion Trail

It must have been an exciting moment for Schell Games when it first considered the idea of porting last year’s crowd-funded ‘choose your own adventure’ title, Orion Trail, to virtual reality. With work on the upcoming I Expect You to Die…

Review: Snow Strike

Virtual reality (VR) designed for a young age is a relatively unexplored concept. The Gear VR mobile-based head-mounted display (HMD), for example, sets a minimum age of 13 for use, though co-creator Oculus VR hasn't cited any specific…