Oculus the first edition of the Oculus Gaming Showcase has closed with a total of twelve video games from virtual reality; all of them will soon be available in their VR helmets, with special emphasis on Oculus Quest 2 and Rift S. Beyond Resident Evil 4 VR, headlining the event, there are several interesting projects from more or less well-known studios.
The Facebook subsidiary is stepping on the accelerator after the meteoric growth of its device, whose quality-price ratio is postulated as one of the main options to enter this way of understanding the interactive leisure sector. Teams like Ready at Dawn, Sanzaru Games and Beat Games, all of which are bought by Facebook, have shown their cards.
Resident Evil 4 VR
Capcom brings back a classic, but not just any one. Armature Studio and Capcom bring us, this time in first person, the adventure of Leon S. Kennedy with renewed textures, improved mechanics and a gameplay designed for virtual reality. It comes out in 2021 in Quest 2.
After the Fall
After the Fall is the new from Vertigo Games, responsible for Arizona Sunshine. In this new gameplay trailer we are presented with this cooperative first-person shooter where groups of four players try to survive in a post-apocalyptic environment. It will be available on SteamVR and Oculus this summer.
Lone Echo II
Ready at Dawn, the authors of The Order: 1886, bring back Jack and Liv in a video game where we travel to the planet Saturn in the XXVI century. Our goal is none other than to solve the mysteries in an abandoned space station where the llava is located to return home. It will be released in the summer for Rift and Quest with Oculus Link or Air.
Pistol Whip. Smoke & Thunder
After the success of Pistol Whip, one of the sensations of the VR scene of 2020, we have this expansion of the rhythmic action game with a campaign that this time changes the setting and takes us to the Wild West. It’s coming out on Quest and Rift this summer.
Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge Part II
Star Wars is not missing its appointment with Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge Part II, which adds two new stories and protagonists like Dok-Ondar. The game is an action-adventure experience in which we travel to the planet Batuu. We fight alongside classic characters like R2-D2 and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and face villains like the leader of the Lethal Guavians, Tara Rashin (Debra Wilson).
Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister – Last Bastion
Another update for Warhammer 40,000. In this case, Last Bastion it is a mode that will include cooperative multiplayer mode. As we see in the trailer, this action-focused game will seek to make us feel the adrenaline rush like never before on all Oculus platforms.
Star Wars Pinball VR
It will be next April 29 when users of Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, and HTC VIVE can enjoy this pinball with galactic essence. And is that in addition to (virtual) furniture inspired by the classic movies, The Mandalorian will make an appearance with a table completely inspired by the Disney + series. There is also room for other saga products such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story or Star Wars Rebels. In total, eight properly themed tables. It will implement haptic response on the controls, a career mode and even the possibility of listening to the John Williams soundtrack in the canteen.
I Expect You to Die 2
The sequel to this spy game brings all the essence and immersion of stealth to virtual reality. After surviving the missions of the original game, players will have to infiltrate again to investigate some intelligence data received by the agency. Everything indicates that Zoraxis is trying again to conquer the world once and for all. The game will be available in 2021 for Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift, but it can also be experienced on Valve Index and HTC Vive.
The game is developed by Giles Goddard, the creator of the legendary 1080° Snowboarding for Nintendo 64. The creative returns to the genre with this VR title developed by Chuhai Labs. This is a snowboard arcade that allows us to slide through the snow on the steep mountain. It includes various customization options: snowboards, gloves and more than 60 musical themes. In addition to the Time Attack and Freestyle game modes, we will be able to climb the ladder thanks to the ranks. It will be released this summer for Oculus Quest.
Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife
Is there life after death? Yes in the world of Wraith: The Oblivion, another of the titles that were presented during the Oculus event. In this video game, players will put themselves in the shoes of a character who came back to life from the dead. We are facing a horror and exploration product in which we can use all kinds of supernatural abilities to discover what is after death. Of course, we will have to be careful with the specters and shadows. It will be available from May 25 on Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest, HTC VIVE and Valve Index.
The Climb 2: Freestyle Expansion Pack
Climbing on colorful walls is possible thanks to the immersion of virtual reality. In the hands of The Climb 2: Freestyle Expansion Pack, players will climb to the rhythm of music and sound, and they will do it to overcome challenges in both casual and professional mode. It includes 6 extra levels and will be available for free from April 22 on Oculus platforms.
The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners l Aftershocks
The Walking: Dead: Saits & Sinners is one of the virtual reality games that have triumphed in the critics, but its passage through the different VR viewers has not concluded, since Skydance Interactive has announced that next May 20 will release a free update, The Aftershock Update. In this way, Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest players will be able to face new visions and collectibles, while discovering new tools to interact with the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead. To access this content it will be necessary to have completed the main adventure. And when does it come out? Next May 20, also on Valve Index and HTC Vive.