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My first experience with Crytek’s adrenaline-fuelled free solo simulator The Climb came way back in July 2017. As someone who is terrified of heights, watching Youtubers scream and yelp as they attempted, and failed to traverse a treacherous cliff...
The joints in my fingers angrily insist I drop the stuffed monkey I have been tightly clutching for fifteen minutes. I cannot. It is protecting me. Grasping it tighter, I scan the room for the tenth time. The door...
I mistook it for a colorful flag at first—the geometrically patterned cloak snapping at his back—perhaps signaling the next town or objective my party should explore. As I drew closer I noticed the tall, white, wide-brimmed hat atop his...
The Thrill of the Fight has finally made its debut on Quest. This VR fitness Goliath comes with a big reputation. Since its launch on PC way back in 2016, this game has been the undisputed champion for raising...
Audio Trip, the newest VR rhythm game from Kinemotik Studios, has launched in early access and promises enough flow state and fun you won't even realize you're getting fit. Move your entire body along to the beat as you...
It seems obligatory for all motion-based consoles and systems to launch with a sports compilation game, and for the Oculus Quest that game was Sports Scramble. As past users of the Xbox Kinect or Nintendo Wii will testify, translating...
Turtle Rock’s Journey of the Gods is a Zelda style retro action RPG experience for the Oculus Quest. It’s also one of the few launch titles developed specifically for the system, as opposed to being a port of an...
Katana X Katana X is a virtual reality fruit slicing simulator. Of course, we’ve seen that idea before, but this incarnation boasts a more realistic physics engine, with impressively accurate blade handling. Timing and accuracy are essential, and you have...
Can you defeat The Morrigan? The Morrigan is a female character from Irish mythology, whose name translates roughly to ‘Nightmare Queen’. Maybe not quite Daenerys Targaryen level nightmare but she’s pretty cruel and scary in a Brothers Grimm kind of...
The original Holopoint holds a much-vaunted role for me as the game I credit most for proving that VR and fitness are a match made in Heaven. When first I experienced it, I had no notion how physically taxing it...