With the release of the PlayStation VR already marked for October, fans wondered on what VR games they can expect from Sony to deliver, as some of the competing VR headsets have prepared their line-up of VR games. It is time to see on what offerings Sony will be providing.
Much of a surprise, Sony has been preparing all time in releasing a handful of VR games for their VR gear. The people at PlayStation Blog have managed to try out some of the upcoming games that fans can expect this October.
The classic Tetsu Mizuguchi shooter is getting a Virtual Reality incarnation. Old players will enjoy the new makeover in the game with a wider view on the gameplay. The best part, players can look behind when a boss goes off the screen, a totally new gameplay mechanic.
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The idea of working in an office from a robot’s perspective. It has a lot of tasks that players can interact with, and in future updates there will be more crazy tasks and more jobs that players can tackle on, like being a chef or convenience store clerk. The game is one big VR toybox.
A new twist in puzzle games, it is also a first-person game where players must rotate a 3D shape to fit through a hole that is advancing towards the player. The first person perspective lets players get a feel of the puzzle piece to help solve it, as it also immerses them into a different experience unlike in some conventional puzzle games.
The future of VR shooters, players get inside of a battle tank and plays like the ’80s retro arcade game of the same name. Players can move their head to see any incoming aerial assaults and use the minigun and also check on the dashboard for any incoming enemy tanks. It’s like riding an actual combat vehicle.
An ambitious project where players can summon a golem that they can control by leaning forward or backward. No specific details were added on the actual gameplay but this is quite promising as players can also use the PlayStation Move to parry attacks.
There are more games that players can expect from the PlayStation VR, but they will have to wait for October to find out more of these when the VR gear will become available.