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News Synth Riders Announces Latest Song Pack, Features League of Legends Music
It’s no secret this humble writer loves Synth Riders, with its incredible gameplay and a steady supply of new content. It's one of the very best games you can get for your PlayStation VR headset! And Kluge Interactive has announced yet another pack of songs for their marvellous rhythm title, adding a smattering of songs pack...
News Synth Riders Announces New Content With Lindsey Stirling Song Pack
And yes, there is a new experience
It’s no secret this scribe loves Synth Riders around these parts, with its incredible gameplay and a steady supply of new content. And Kluge Interactive has announced the latest batch of content for its excellent PlayStation VR rhythm title, adding a new song pack featuring the tunes of wildly popular violinist...
News Moss: Book II Squeaks Out a March Release Date for PSVR, New Gameplay Revealed
Hopefully it Quill be good
Back when PlayStation VR was just getting started, Moss was an early winner of hearts with its super-cute protagonist and innovative platforming gameplay. Guiding Quill the mouse through fantastical environments remains a joy, even if it does end all too quickly. Fortunately, Moss: Book II is right around the corner...
Video The State of PlayStation VR in 2021
A different reality
The PlayStation 5 might be shiny and all, but another piece of important Sony tech still making waves (just about) is, of course, PSVR. The original headset launched in 2016, having recently celebrated its fifth anniversary on the market. As such, we found ourselves wondering: where does Sony’s take on virtual reality currently...
Review The Persistence (PS4) - Virtual Reality Roguelike Is Sensationally Unsettling
Republished on Wednesday, 28th October, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. The Persistence is a perfect name. Yes, it relates to some sci-fi mumbo-jumbo buried at the very core of the game’s lore, but really it...
Rumour PS Plus November 2021 PS5, PS4 Games Leaked Ahead of Reveal
One PS5, PS4 game confirmed
Update #2 (27th October 2021, 23:00): How many updates will we need to issue until we have the full list of free PS Plus games for the month of November 2021? Sony's latest State of Play showcase came and went, and the company decided to confirm just one of the PS5, PS4 games. That's the brand new title First Class...
News PS Plus November 2021 Lineup Will Include Three Bonus PSVR Games
Titles currently unknown
We're still a few weeks away from Sony revealing the free PlayStation Plus titles for the month of November 2021, but the firm has today confirmed it'll be including three bonus PSVR games in the lineup. This is to celebrate the headset's fifth anniversary, as confirmed over on the PlayStation Blog. While the post doesn't...
Every must-have PSVR game
What are the best PSVR games? PlayStation VR has been around for a good while now, and it’s amassed an incredibly impressive selection of software in that time. Of course, with new fans entering the virtual reality realm for the first time every single day, we figured that we’d compile a list of the best PSVR games to...
Guide PSVR 2: Everything We Know So Far About New PSVR for PS5
Does PS5 have a new PSVR headset?
Will there be a new PSVR for PS5? Is there a PSVR 2 headset for PS5? While Sony's PlayStation VR device is a great entry level product, virtual reality fans are looking towards what comes next. As part of our PS5 guide, we're going to go through all the details we know about Sony's next generation PSVR follow-up...
News Synth Riders Welcomes Back Muse with a DLC Pack Available Now
Plus a new experience
Synth Riders landed on PlayStation VR last month and we absolutely loved it. Synth Riders launched with an incredible selection of music — even discounting the tracks locked behind a paywall — and not only did it have a great gameplay loop, but also the best VR solution to sustained notes to date. We couldn't wait to see...
News Skrillex Headlines Latest Beat Saber Music Pack, Available Now
Dubstep star returns
Skrillex and Beat Saber seem like a match made in heaven, so this latest collaboration for the PlayStation VR hit is long overdue. A new music pack has hit the PS Store for £8.99/$10.99 that contains many of the Dubstep star's biggest and most popular tracks from when the genre was still a mainstream thing. There are eight
News Adorable Cat Collecting Game Neko Atsume VR Is Finally Available on PS Store in North America
PSVR optional, by the way
About four years ago, it was announced that Neko Atsume, a popular Japanese game about collecting and playing with feline friends, would be getting a PlayStation VR version. While this did materialise in 2018, it was only released in its homeland of Japan, with no sign of a Western launch for cat lovers across the sea...
News Latest PS Store Sale Offers Discounts on Hundreds of PSVR Games
Virtually giving them away
This week's brand new sale on PlayStation Store has arrived, and it's all about PSVR. Sony's first virtual reality headset is coming up on five years old, and in that time it's built up a pretty substantial library. If you've missed out on any VR titles, now's your best chance to get some immersive gaming goodies on the...
News Go Down to the Woods Today in Blair Witch: VR Edition, Available Now for PSVR
Pet Bullet in virtual reality
Bloober Team's Blair Witch game is spooky enough on a regular display, but for the real horror fans out there, how about experiencing it in PlayStation VR? Blair Witch: VR Edition brings the full game over to Sony's headset, allowing you to explore the forest alongside Bullet immersed in virtual reality. Oh, and the...
News PSVR Shooter Fracked Now Has a Free Playable Demo on PS Store
PlayStation VR is slowly and steadily receiving new games, and one of the more promising titles coming soon is Fracked. Exclusive to Sony's headset, the game takes place in the Alaskan mountains, where a fracking facility is centre stage in an invasion from interdimensional creatures. It's always looked good in gameplay videos (the above...
News Cutesy Mouse Quill Is Back in PSVR Sequel Moss: Book II
The first headset, not the second
Polyarc is developing a sequel to PlayStation VR title Moss, sticking Book II on the end of the title. The game is being made for the current PSVR headset, not the next-gen device currently being worked on by Sony. The YouTube description reads: "In Moss: Book II, the story picks up right where things left off...
News Move Your Body to the Beat in Synth Riders, Coming to PSVR on 27th July
Ride that synth
Virtual reality is a natural fit for many gaming genres, but we doubt many could have predicted rhythm action doing so well. Beat Saber came along and proved it's a winning combination, and since then, the likes of Audica and Pistol Whip have shown it wasn't a fluke. Now, Synth Riders is making its way to PlayStation VR after a...
News PSVR Thriller I Expect You to Die 2 Teases Variety in E3 2021 Trailer
The spy who sorted out my cables
The life of a spy is not all silenced pistols and fist fights: you’ll also enjoy luxurious train journeys, first-class plane rides, and behind-the-scenes access to the world’s biggest stage shows. I Expect You to Die 2 – the PSVR sequel to Schell Games’ spy sim – is due out this summer, and here’s a look...
News Sniper Elite VR Scouts Out New PSVR Gameplay Trailer
Fresh from securing a PSVR release date earlier in the month, Rebellion has rounded up a few scant seconds of Sniper Elite VR gameplay to tide you over until the title’s 8th July release date. This footage mostly focuses on combat encounters, both of the long-distance and close-quarters kind. There’s also a brief tease of the...
News Time-Altering PSVR Adventure Wanderer Looks Fascinating in Latest Trailer
The future was now
We were first introduced to Wanderer back in March, and it's one of the more exciting titles heading to PlayStation VR in the near future. The PlayStation Blog just gave us a brand new trailer for the time-travelling adventure, and we're really looking forward to seeing what makes this game tick. You'll travel to various notable...
News PSVR Co-Op Shooter After the Fall Highlights the Snowbreed Hordes in New Gameplay Video
Cross-play shooter coming this summer
After the Fall's post-apocalypse doesn't look particularly inviting, does it? Not that any post-apocalypse is all that cosy, but this example looks especially harsh. The PlayStation VR co-op shooter is set 20 years after a disaster spawns the Snowbreed, a once-human race of zombie-esque creatures, and it's...
News PSVR Exclusive Shooter Fracked Looks Slick in New Gameplay Trailer
What the frack
A few months back, developer nDreams announced Fracked, a PlayStation VR exclusive first person shooter, and it looked pretty damn good. Well, the game continues to look promising in this latest trailer, showing off a few minutes of gameplay. In it, the player engages in firefights with interdimensional humanoids, and what's clear is...
Mini Review Gadgeteer (PS4) - A Fulfilling VR Physics Puzzler
Go, go gadget Rube Goldberg machine
Virtual reality is a fantastic arena with which to explore puzzles – especially when the idea is such a fun and refreshing one. Gadgeteer sees you designing amazing Rube Goldberg contraptions by placing all the missing pieces to complete the machines, while progressing through an abode’s various rooms. What...
Review Star Wars: Squadrons - This Might Not Be the Game You're Looking For
Republished on Wednesday 26th May 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of June's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Star Wars: Squadrons probably isn't the next title from a galaxy far, far away that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order fans were looking for. It may not even be the...
Guide All PSVR Aim Controller Compatible Games
Which titles support Sony's new gun?
Sony’s virtual reality solution PSVR already requires significant investment, but the PlayStation VR Aim Controller really is worth owning if you’re – ahem – aiming to get the most out of the headset. While the peripheral is only supported by a handful of games thus far, it really does add to the...
News Change Time and History in PSVR Adventure Game Wanderer
Out Q3 2021
Sony's PlayStation VR headset has housed some of the most unique gaming experiences on offer over the past couple of years, and Wanderer looks to be another one for that impressive list. Scheduled for release later this year for the first PSVR device, meaning it'll operate as a PS4 title, the fascinating game from developer Oddboy places...
Mini Review DOOM 3: VR Edition (PS4) – An Improved Version of a Solid Game
Go to hell
Games not designed with VR first have a tendency to be rather hit-or-miss, but the PSVR adaptation of DOOM 3 – the black sheep of the esteemed shooter franchise – is most definitely a hit. A shooter lives and dies by how the gunplay is, and DOOM 3 VR’s shooting is spectacular. While using the PSVR Aim Controller is definitely the...
News Layers of Fear Is Bringing Its Painterly Horrors to PSVR Later This Month
Another layer of fear
It's a pretty well established fact that horror games and virtual reality are a match made in spooky heaven. The extra dimension adds so much to the immersive experience, it's no surprise that PlayStation VR has lots of horror titles to, er, enjoy. Cult hit Layers of Fear was ported to PC VR systems a while back, but now it's...
News Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual Confirmed for PSVR Release in 2022
As you may recall, a new Sam & Max adventure was announced last year, taking the Freelance Police to VR. Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual is in development at HappyGiant, and will have you fighting crime alongside the rabbit and dog duo. When it was announced, there was a question about platforms. Which virtual reality...
News Next-Gen PSVR Headset Just Got Its First Confirmed Game
Pavlov Shack is its name
Huh, well here's something pretty cool. Pavlov Shack developer Vankrupt Games has confirmed its next title will launch for the next-generation PlayStation VR headset instead of the device already on the market. Detailed across a few tweets, the original headset supposedly "doesn't have the fidelity" for Pavlov Shack and the
News PSVR's Next-Gen Motion Controllers Tracked by Headset
No more PS Camera
For as much as we love PlayStation VR here at Push Square – and we genuinely are big fans – its flaws have become more and more obvious as time has passed. One of its biggest problems is the way it relies on the PlayStation Camera to track your movements. This is obviously fine in titles like Beat Saber, where you’re mostly...
News Next-Gen PSVR Controllers Revealed, Includes Haptic Feedback and Adaptive Triggers
New design, no camera needed
Sony has today revealed the new set of next-generation PlayStation VR controller it has in the works, planned to ship alongside the new headset. The hardware manufacturer has opted for an "orb" shape that is similar to other VR devices seen on PC. They are said to be "well-balanced and comfortable to hold in each of your...
News PlayStation Players Get 10 Free PS4 Games This Spring, Including Horizon Zero Dawn
Play at Home 2021
Sony has significantly expanded its Play at Home 2021 initiative, announcing that PlayStation players can look forward to a total of ten free games this spring. Yep, you read that right: ten totally free PS4 games, with no subscription required. Once redeemed, they're yours to keep. Starting from the 25th March — that's next...
News Piece Together 3D Scans of Real Locations in Puzzling Places, Coming to PSVR
The world's your jigsaw
Jigsaw puzzles can be a nice way to relax, but if you've ever felt they're a bit one-dimensional, perhaps Puzzling Places will be worth a look. Just announced on the PlayStation Blog, this new game for PlayStation VR challenges you to put together 3D puzzles using fragmented pieces of real world locations. It doesn't look as...
Talking Point What Are Your Expectations for PSVR 2 on PS5?
A new dimension
Credit where credit is due: Sony is fully committing to virtual reality. While it could easily have dropped the burgeoning technology after a very slow start, it seems the platform holder is busy building on what it achieved with the first iteration of PlayStation VR. It was announced last week that a second PSVR device is in the...
News Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever Adapts the Movie Series for PSVR
Arriving later this year
The Zombieland movie series, which so far includes Zombieland and Zombieland: Double Tap, is making its way to virtual reality through Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever. Developed by XR Games, who previously put out The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure, the title will launch on Pl
News Blood & Truth's London Studio Says Next Project Has 'Huge Potential'
Developer aims to leverage that to the max
What’s British-based first-party developer London Studio up to? There were rumours a few years back that it was creating a Horizon Zero Dawn spin-off for PlayStation VR, but that speculation has dried up of late. Given the studio’s recent releases – including
News Sony Delighted by Reaction to Next-Gen PSVR Headset Announcement
More news in the future
In a new PlayStation Blog post that revealed multiple new PlayStation VR titles headed to the headset throughout the coming year, Sony slipped in a brief mention of the next piece of virtual reality hardware it has
News After the Fall Brings Cross-Platform Co-Op to PSVR
Features full PSVR Aim Controller support
Sony is rounding out its big day of PlayStation VR announcements with confirmation of After the Fall’s release later this year. This is the next effort from Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games, and it’s promising a white-knuckle conflict in an alternate 1980s Los Angeles. You’ll be fighting...
News Zenith Is an Anime-Inspired MMO Designed for PSVR
Coming later this year
If experiencing PlayStation VR alone isn't doing it for you anymore, how about an MMO in virtual reality instead? This one is for the anime and JRPG fans out there as developer Ramen VR brings newly-announced title Zenith to PSVR later this year. The game is said to only be possible in VR thanks to a "hyper-immersive combat...
News I Expect You to Die 2 Targets 2021 PSVR Release
Die another day
The sequel to breakout PlayStation VR hit I Expect You to Die is getting a sequel this year – and we bet you’re dying to play it, aren’t you? Expect more uncover, espionage antics, as you’re tasked with “putting a stop to the Zoraxis organization’s new scheme of world dominance”. Writing on the PlayStat
News Fracked Is a Snowy Shooter Coming Exclusively to PSVR This Summer
Fracked has just been announced exclusively for PlayStation VR. From the developers of Phantom: Covert Ops, this is a virtual reality first person shooter set in a mountain fracking facility that's been overrun by interdimensional beings. Video games, ladies and gents. What's pretty cool is that you'll be able to freely move between...
News Song in the Smoke Survives the Night on PSVR This Year
One more night
Survival games are effectively ten a penny on PC and console these days, but we haven’t seen the genre extend to PlayStation VR all that much. Song in the Smoke aims to fill that gap in the market, promising a “beautiful yet deadly” world that you’ll need to navigate. Developed by 17-Bit Studios, of Galak-Z fame, it’s all...
News Doom 3: VR Edition Reimagines the 2004 FPS Classic in Virtual Reality
Coming later this month
Sony has a slate of PlayStation VR announcements planned for today, and the first one is quite the surprise. Doom 3 is being reimagined for virtual reality in Doom 3: VR Edition, planned to launch on PS4 later this month on 29th March 2021. PS5 players can also get in on the action via backwards compatibility. Check out what...
Review Farpoint (PS4) - Basic FPS Papers Over Cracks with Compelling VR Action
Republished on Friday, 26th February, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of March 2021's PS Plus lineup. The original text follows. Farpoint is both the most innovative and primitive first-person shooter you’ll play this year. The next tentpole PlayStation VR title, this sci-fi...
Review Yupitergrad (PS4) – A Cheeky VR Platformer That’s a Whole Bundle of Fun
To space, comrades
PlayStation VR games fluctuate wildly when it comes to motion sickness. Some of the simplest ideas can be incredibly disorienting if everything isn’t calibrated perfectly. But what happens when you go to the extreme other end of the spectrum? Yupitergrad is a first-person momentum-based puzzle platformer that takes place on a...
News Sony Confirms Next Generation PlayStation VR Is in the Works for PS5
Out of absolutely nowhere (of course), Sony has announced its plans for a next-gen PlayStation VR system for PS5. While it's possible to play the current PSVR headset on the new console, it's a bit of a headache, with all those cables and a special adaptor needed for the PlayStation Camera. However, Sony says it's building a new VR...
News Job Listings Renew Speculation Regarding Virtual Reality Horizon Spin-Off
Firesprite hiring for VR adaption of massive console IP
Firesprite, the studio behind PlayStation VR’s surprisingly enjoyable survival horror roguelite The Persistence, is recruiting a string of new staff for a “VR action adventure project adapted from one of the most original and successful multimillion-selling console IP titles in the last 10...
News Jeff Minter Returns with Moose Life, Available Now on PS4
With PSVR support
Are you ready for another trip? Jeff Minter, known for his kaleidoscopic arcade games like Polybius and TxK, is back with yet another rainbow-coloured adventure. This one's called Moose Life, and you can get it right now on PlayStation 4. The game has been out for months on PC, but is now available on Sony's last-gen console...
News Solaris: Offworld Combat Is Bringing Futuristic Shootouts to PSVR in Spring 2021
From the devs behind Firewall Zero Hour
First Contact Entertainment made a bit of a name for itself with Firewall Zero Hour, a PlayStation VR exclusive, tactical multiplayer shooter. Playing sort of like a virtual reality Rainbow Six: Siege, the game beloved by VR enthusiasts. The studio's next game, Solaris: Offworld Combat hit Oculus headsets last...
News Stride Looks Like the Parkour Game PSVR Deserves
Faith would be proud
Stride is what happens when Mirror's Edge meets PlayStation VR, or at least we hope that's the case. Developer Joy Way is bringing its high-octane virtual reality parkour title to Sony's headset at some point in early 2021 following an early access phase on PC, where it has garnered loads of really pos
News Rekindle Nature in PSVR Exclusive Winds & Leaves
Escape the real world
Ever since the PlayStation 5 took the spotlight last year, PlayStation VR has been somewhat shoved to the sidelines. But the technology – despite its aging PlayStation Move controllers – is still revolutionary, and titles like Hitman 3 are transformative when enjoyed inside Sony’s headset. It’s great to see new...
News Great PSVR Shooter Pistol Whip Gets Free 2089 Campaign
Pistol Whip ranked very highly when it came to working out the Best PSVR Game of 2020 during our Game of the Year deliberations, and that high-speed experience gets even better today with the introduction of the brand new 2089 campaign. This is a free update that adds a new story told across five different scenes, estimated to last...
News Catch Popstar Madison Beer Perform in PSVR Soon
Coming to the PS Store
Sony's working on new technology that brings virtual stages into the home, allowing the biggest music artists to perform for fans from their living room. Revealed as part of the Japanese giant's CES 2021 digital event, popstar Madison Beer puts the tech to use with a performance of her latest single, titled Boysh*t. You can...
Game of the Year Best PSVR Game of 2020
Let's be honest with ourselves: 2020 has not been the best year for PlayStation VR. As Sony shifted its focus towards marketing the PlayStation 5, the Japanese giant's virtual reality headset received little love from first-party studios. Developers outside of Sony still had many multi-platform launches to boast of, but at this...
Soapbox Did You Enjoy Astro's Playroom? Don't Skip Astro Bot Rescue Mission
PSVR platformer is top-notch
I remember, vividly, the review process for Astro Bot’s Rescue Mission. There were certain segments of the media, bound by embargo, who were bursting to talk about the PlayStation VR game. I actually recall one critic – I apologise, I can’t remember who – comparing the title on Twitter to Super Mario 64, in terms...
News SUPERHOT VR Gets in the Christmas Spirit with Boxing Day Update
Pun most definitely intended
Good old SUPERHOT VR is back with another free update for the PlayStation VR version of the game that adds a mode themed entirely around the day after Christmas. This Boxing Day patch goes live today, featuring a new endless level, a new scoring system, and a festive soundtrack to suit the mood. You will have to beat the...
News Hitman 3 Gameplay Trailer Tours the World of Assassination
From England to Dubai
You might be all excited about IO Interactive because of Project 007 right now, but don't forget the developer has the finale to its excellent Hitman franchise releasing in just a month's time. Available on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 from 20th January 2021, Hitman 3 has debuted another gameplay trailer that tours the...
News PSVR Mega Pack Launching for Xmas in Europe, Includes PS5 Adaptor
A new reality
Sony’s releasing a massive PlayStation VR Mega Pack for Europe, Australia, and New Zealand this Christmas – and it’ll work on the PlayStation 5 out of the box. The gigantic bundle includes five games, spanning Blood & Truth (which is improved on Sony’s next-gen console), Everybody’s Golf VR, Astro Bot Rescue Mission,
News PSVR FPS Firewall Zero Hour Boosts Visual Fidelity on PS5
Sony hasn’t delved too deeply into the world of service games, but one of its biggest hits in the arena has been Firewall Zero Hour. The tactical first-person shooter has a very dedicated fanbase, and has been growing regularly since launching a few years ago. Unsurprisingly, then, it’ll be getting some improvements when you play on...
News PSVR Action Game Blood and Truth Enhanced for PS5 Backwards Compatibility
Higher resolution, frame rate, and more
Some of Sony's first party studios have been busy updating PlayStation 4's exclusives with PS5 in mind. Games like Days Gone, for example, look and play even better on the new system thanks to beefy patches, and it seems like PlayStation VR titles are getting in on the action too. Blood & Truth, the...
News This Is What the PS Camera Adaptor for PSVR on PS5 Looks Like
Do you know what PlayStation VR was missing? Another bloody cable! Sony’s somewhat short-sightedness means that the proprietary slot used for the PlayStation Camera on the PlayStation 4 is no more on the PlayStation 5, and thus it’s having to supply PSVR users with a free adaptor to make up for its foolishness. As previously...
News No Man's Sky PSVR Can Be Played on PS5 via Backwards Compatibility
Strap those helmets on
No Man's Sky is back in the news cycle today, as it's been confirmed the game is coming to PlayStation 5. If you own the PS4 version, you'll be able to carry on with the next-gen version via a free update that introduces all manner of enhancements. Hidden among all this is some good news for virtual reality explorers, though:...
News Beat Saber Multiplayer Update Suffering Lengthy Delays on PSVR
Coming "as fast as possible"
Multiplayer has officially come to Beat Saber, but only on PC so far. The hit virtual reality rhythm game has received a big, free update that introduces online multiplayer for up to five players. It's available now for users with PC systems, with the promise that the mode will come to PSVR soon. However, it seems it's a...
News PS Camera Adaptor for PS5 Included with New Japanese PSVR Bundles
Out of the box
Sony’s yet to officially disclose how we’ll get access to the PS Camera adaptor required to use PlayStation VR on the PlayStation 5, but it looks like the company’s making preparations for new hardware purchases. Over in Japan, a couple of new PSVR bundles will ship with the required equipment to hook up to Sony’s next-gen...
News Doesn't Sound Like PS5's New HD Camera Will Work with PSVR
Caught on camera
Update: Sony has now officially confirmed, as part of a PlayStation Blog post, that PSVR games will not be compatible with the PS5's new HD Camera. Original Story: Many had been pondering whether the PlayStation 5’s new HD camera would be compatible with PlayStation VR, but it looks like you’re going to have to keep your...
Mini Review The Walking Dead Onslaught - One for the Undead Fans
Building a new beginning
It’s been a good year for The Walking Dead fans on PlayStation VR. Having previously seen The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners back in May by Skydance Interactive, we now have The Walking Dead Onslaught arrive as an entirely separate VR adaptation. Developed by Survios, Onslaught takes us directly into AMC’s television...
Mini Review Budget Cuts - VR Stealth Action Has Never Been This Good
No cutbacks here
Corporate satire is common across gaming but rarely focuses on issues faced by automation. Taking this concept into an action stealth title with murderous robots, Budget Cuts finally lands on PlayStation VR two years after its PC launch and it’s been worth the wait. Developed by Neat Corporation, you play as a human employee of...
News New Sony Patent Shows Potential Next-Gen PSVR Controllers Once Again
It's hardly a secret at this point, but Sony is definitely looking to create some brand new virtual reality controllers. The PlayStation Move wands have served well, but the tech is 10 years old, and PSVR deserves better. Presumably, the platform holder is set to produce a brand new VR headset for use with PS5, but until we learn more about...
News Minecraft PSVR Support Arrives Today with Free Game Update
Build virtually anything
Earlier this month, Sony revealed that Minecraft would be getting PlayStation VR support. The blocky survival sandbox will be fully playable in virtual reality using a DualShock 4 controller, letting you get a feel for how big the structures you make really are. The game has been playable in VR on PC for a while now, but...
News Scope Out Sniper Elite VR's First Gameplay Trailer
Rebellion’s virtual reality adaptation of its long-running long-range shooter series, Sniper Elite VR, is targeting a release on PlayStation VR – and here’s an all-new look at the military escapade. As part of a full single player campaign, the UK-based developer promises a reimagined incarnation of the franchise’s famous...
News Sony's PSVR Reveals This Week Aren't Proving Popular
Have a little patience
There's no way of knowing whether or not Sony was privy to Microsoft's Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X reveals from the past few days, but taken at face value, its own set of announcements could be seen as particularly tone-deaf given how close we are to the launch of the PlayStation 5. The Japanese giant is, of course, free...
News PlayStation Store PSVR Spotlight Sale Is Packed with Great Deals
Astro Bot! Ghost Giant! Tetris Effect!
This week's PlayStation Store sale isn't really much of a surprise since Sony announced it a few days back, but still, cheap PlayStation VR games is always something worth celebrating. The PSVR Spotlight sale is now live across both the European and US storefronts, lasting through until midnight on 23rd...
News Minecraft Adds PSVR Support with Free Update Later This Month
The first of Sony's PlayStation VR spotlight announcements has arrived, and it's actually a rather cool one. The uber-popular Minecraft will be receiving full PSVR support later this month as part of a free PlayStation 4 update. This virtual reality support extends to the entire game, meaning it's not its own separate mod
News A Big PlayStation Store Sale Focusing on PSVR Starts This Wednesday
Throughout the entirety of the upcoming week, Sony will be shining the spotlight on all things PlayStation VR. The Japanese giant will have a piece of news to share every weekday at 3pm BST/7am PST all about previously announced PSVR titles, and that includes a big PlayStation Store sale on Wednesday. It'll run through until midnight on...
Review Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Star Wars and VR Are Made for Each Other
Be proud of this technological terror
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series came as a bit of a surprise. We'd expected a bit of a cash grab, but the actual product is decent if unorthodox package. We get a campaign spread across three episodes plus three waves-based challenge modes. There’s actually a surprising wealth of content when viewed...
News Sony Plans to Make Advancements to VR with PS5
New headset incoming?
PlayStation VR is compatible with PlayStation 5, and we’ve already seen some high-profile titles announced that will take advantage of the hardware, like Hitman 3. Of course, many are pondering whether Sony will build a new headset for its next-gen console, and while it’s yet to confirm its plans, it did reiterate its...
News Star Wars: Squadrons Is Looking Good in New Overview Trailer
Star Wars: Squadrons has looked promising since we first saw it back in June, and it continues to do so in this latest trailer. Focusing on the single player campaign, the new video starts with a stylish story rundown before going into overview mode. There's a fair amount of gameplay to gawk at in the video. We're shown snippets...
News Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife Confirms PSVR Version, Coming 2021
World of Darkness
Previously announced for various PC VR headsets during an Upload VR Showcase, Fast Travel Games has today revealed that Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife will also be making its way to PlayStation VR at some point in early 2021. The Apex Construct developer marked the occasion with a first look at gameplay that puts you in the shoes...
News Marvel's Iron Man VR Free Update Adds New Game+ And More Weapons
Quality of life improvements too
If you can't get enough of Marvel in video game form as you await the launch of Marvel's Avengers, why not check out the PlayStation VR experience released earlier this year focused entirely on Iron Man? Marvel's Iron Man VR quietly became a great game and it's about to get even better as
News What Happened to PSVR Game Star Child?
You know development of a game probably isn't going too well when this is just the third article we've ever written covering Star Child since its announcement back in June 2017. This PlayStation VR title was revealed at Sony's E3 conference that year and it hasn't ever been seen since, even skipping the recent
Soapbox Rhythm Games Are the Real Stars of PSVR
Move to the beat
Reviewing Pistol Whip recently, I started thinking about PlayStation VR rhythm games and why specifically I seem to like them so much. And after putting some thought into it, I think I finally figured it out. Music is a very physical thing. No matter who you are or what kind of music you hear, some part of you is going to innately...
News Linkin Park Joins Beat Saber with DLC Song Pack, Available Now on PSVR
11 songs included
Beat Saber is a pretty big deal when it comes to VR games, and it's secured the licence for some massive bands in the past. You can currently buy extra song packs for artists like Panic! At the Disco, Imagine Dragons, and Green Day -- not bad at all for a virtual reality indie title. The latest DLC is possibly the biggest deal yet;...
News The Walking Dead Onslaught Brings the Walkers Back to PSVR Next Month
Norman Reedus reprises role
If you're looking for even more zombie-slaying action on PlayStation VR following the supposedly excellent The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, you might want to keep your eye on The Walking Dead Onslaught. It has just been given a confirmed release date of 29th September 2020 for Sony's virtual reality headset, and...
News Hitman 3 VR Looks Like a Total Game Changer
Step inside the world of assassination
Crikey, this is exciting! Following its shock announcement last week, IO Interactive has showcased some more Hitman 3 VR gameplay footage, which includes context from the Danish team. The developers discuss how leveraging PlayStation VR brings you closer to the action, allowing you to get up-close-and-personal...
Round Up What Was Announced During Sony PlayStation's State of Play Livestream?
All the PS5, PS4, PSVR reveals
Despite not playing host to the sort of reveals we were originally expecting, Sony still put on its longest and most action-packed State of Play livestream yet on Thursday. Featuring lots of different PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, and a couple of PlayStation 5 games, it was hit after hit when it came to gameplay...
Talking Point What Did You Think of the Latest State of Play Livestream?
Sony surprised us all earlier this week by confirming that it would indeed be hosting a State of Play livestream, but instead of being all about the upcoming PlayStation 5, it would mainly focus on the current-gen PlayStation 4. The Japanese giant certainly lived up to that commitment, but it did spare some time for...
News Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series Dated for 25th August
Finally feel the Force
If you've always wanted to go up against Darth Vader in a lightsaber duel to the bitter end, you might want to check out Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series. It's coming to PlayStation VR on 25th August, as dated during Sony's latest State of Play livestream. This is a package that brings together every episode released on...
News Play the Entire Hitman Trilogy on PSVR from January 2021
That's all three games
One of the most unexpected announcements to come out of Sony's latest State of Play livestream is that the entire first season of Hitman, Hitman 2, and the upcoming Hitman 3 will all be playable in PlayStation VR via the latest game from January 2021. Yea
Live Watch Sony PlayStation's State of Play Livestream Right Here
Focus on PS4 and PSVR
Sony’s appropriately calibrated expectations, and that means we shouldn’t expect any megatons from today’s State of Play. It also means that the show comes without any real pressure to deliver, and as such could quietly surprise. The focus will be on PlayStation 4 games, PlayStation VR, and indie releases. Join us from...
Review Pistol Whip - One of PSVR’s Best Experiences Yet
Whipped into shape
What happens if you take the precise gun-fu of John Wick and the rhythm oriented action of Baby Driver then shoved it all into a VR headset? Well, you get Pistol Whip. A brilliant rails-shooter-cross-rhythm-game hybrid, developer Cloudhead Games has crafted one of PlayStation VR's best experiences to date. Set amidst the backdrop...
News PS4's Camera Will Require a Free Adaptor for PS5
More details on how to claim that soon
Sony has confirmed that both the PlayStation VR headset and PlayStation Move motion controllers will work with the PlayStation 5, however you’ll need an adaptor to connect your existing PlayStation 4 camera to the next-gen console. Fortunately, the Japanese giant has explained that this will be provided for...
Feature 10 Big Upcoming PSVR Games
Still plenty more to come
It’s been nearly four years since Sony first introduced PlayStation VR, but even now, its virtual reality hardware continues going strong. While it remains a niche platform, PSVR has undeniably broken down barriers with an affordable price and easy to use setup, reaching a staggering 5 million sales back in January since...
News Virtual Reality Rhythm Shooter Pistol Whip Delayed on PSVR By Two Whole Days
Oh the humanity
Upcoming rhythm shooter Pistol Whip has had its release date slightly adjusted. The PSVR title that marries the gun-fu of John Wick with the rhythm gameplay that really shines on everyone's favourite headset was originally scheduled to launch on 28th July. But now it's set to release on... 30th July. Okay, it's not a very long delay...
Hands On Dreams Just Got Bigger, Better, and Weirder with PSVR Support
Living the dream
Whenever we step into the world of Dreams, we're reminded just how brilliant it is. There's never a shortage of weird and wonderful things to discover, and that's if you don't bother making anything yourself. No matter how you enjoy Media Molecule's mecca for user-generated content, it provides countless hours of entertainment. Now,...
News Dreams Update 2.16 Adds PSVR Support, Here's All the Patch Notes
Available to download now
The time has finally come -- Dreams gets PlayStation VR support today after months of waiting. The latest patch for the game takes the PS4 title to version 2.16, and it's available to download right now. It's one meaty update, so let's go through everything below. Inside The Box - A showcase for Dreams VR, with examples...
News Here's How Dreams Will Help You Categorise Creations After PSVR Update
After months in the oven, Dreams' big PlayStation VR expansion is finally done. It's out tomorrow in a free game update, adding support for PSVR owners to play and create original content in virtual reality. We recently spoke to Media Molecule co-founder and technical director David Smith all about it. If you're at all interested, we'd...
Interview How Dreams' PSVR Update Empowers Players to Be Even More Creative
Dreams has been out since February, and ever since, fans have been patiently awaiting the arrival of support for PlayStation VR. That day is very nearly upon us, with the expansion hitting the PS4 title tomorrow, 22nd July. If you're curious about the thinking behind this update, and how Media Molecule is expanding the already enormous...
News A Fisherman's Tale Dev Returns to PSVR in Maskmaker
If the mask fits
After putting out A Fisherman's Tale last year for PlayStation VR, developer Innerspace is back with yet another experience for the virtual reality headset that is set to launch in the Spring of 2021. Maskmaker is its name and the announcement trailer above will provide you with slightly more context. The studio describes the game...
Soapbox Beat Saber, or How I Learned To Stop Hating the Song Packs and Love Imagine Dragons
The final notes slain, Beat Saber takes me back to the menu. My arms can finally rest, having been put through the wringer. Not a full combo, but still an S rank. That’s something, but I’ve full-combo’d this before. I better try again. Just one more try. Just one more. The lights fade. 'Radioactive' starts again, and...
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