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News PSVR2 Heavyweight Horizon Call of the Mountain Given Launch Trailer
Say hello to Aloy in VR
Sony has posted a Horizon Call of the Mountain launch trailer ahead of the game's release alongside PSVR2 on 22nd February 2023, which features new gameplay footage and our first glimpse of Aloy. We have known she will be in the title for some time now, but here we see her in the virtual reality flesh as part of a story...
News Tetris Effect: Connected Receives New Modes When it Launches on PS5, PSVR2
Tetris Effect (or Tetris Effect: Connected if you want to get serious about it) is a magnificent falling block puzzler that we've played a lot on PS4 and PSVR. However, we're itching to get acquainted with the game all over again when it launches on PS5 day and date with PSVR2. It's going to look so good with the spangly new hardware. The...
Site News Our Plan for PSVR2 Reviews Through Launch and Beyond
Down to business
The embargo for some – but not all – PSVR2 content lifted today, and hopefully you’ve already had time to check out our hardware review and Horizon Call of the Mountain coverage. If not, rest assured it’s not going anywhere, so have a look at your convenience – there’s a lot of info to pour over, so put on the kettle and...
Review Horizon Call of the Mountain (PSVR2) - Pretty Platformer Reaches New Heights
Just don't look down
Ever wondered why Aloy has abs so rippled they’d make a Greek statue blush? It turns out surviving the tribal world of Horizon is tough – as PSVR2 launch title Call of the Mountain can attest. This next-gen virtual reality effort from The Persistence developer Firesprite and famed first-party Guerrilla Games is unflinchingly...
News Sony Appears to Have Leaked Several Unannounced PSVR2 Games
It looks like Sony may have just leaked the existence of several unannounced titles coming to PSVR2, specifically, Solaris Offworld Combat 2, Wanderer, Gorn and Project Wingman. Spotted by UploadVR, the unannounced games were listed on the German PlayStation Blog (which has since been deleted but can still be viewed via the
News Social Golf Sim Walkabout Mini Golf Putting PSVR2 Soon
Par for the course
The humongously popular social golf game Walkabout Mini Golf is getting a PSVR2 version soon. Announced earlier today by Mighty Coconut, the release promises to allow you to “feel a new real” when it arrives with eight easy and eight hard courses. There’ll also be a variety of DLC courses available to extend your experience...
News PSVR2's Switchback VR Adds Ghastly Bobble Heads to Rollercoaster Ride
The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR, developer Supermassive Games’ spiritual PSVR2 successor to the very enjoyable PSVR rails shooter Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, will include ghastly bobble heads for you to place in your roller coaster of misery. Pre-order bonuses for the game, due out on 16th March, include a skull bobble head, as well...
News Firewall Ultra Raises Pulses with Key Art from Anticipated PSVR2 FPS
More information soon
Firewall Ultra, the sequel to First Contact’s well-liked virtual reality FPS, will be part of the second-wave of PSVR2 titles when it launches later in 2023 – and here’s a first look at the game’s key art. Fans of the original will spot several contractors from the PSVR title, surrounded by a new arrival: Havoc, a...
News Splat Spiders Like Never Before When Kill It with Fire Crawls onto PSVR2, PSVR
Arachnophobes, you might want to skip this article. Kill It with Fire, a game about hunting down and squishing spiders with ridiculous weapons, is already available on PS4 — but it'll soon be taken to a new dimension. Yes, developer Casey Donnellan Games has announced it's bringing the arachnid-eradicating title to virtual reality, and...
News Resident Evil Village VR Mode Gets Demo Alongside PSVR2 Launch
Face your fears
As if PSVR2's launch lineup wasn't already strong enough, recall that the excellent Resident Evil Village's VR Mode will be available on 22nd February as free DLC. We got a trailer showing it all in action, and boy, does it look like a nightmare experience for the faint of heart. Just thinking about going through the hell that was...
News PSVR2 Headset and Sense Controllers Get Taken Apart in Dual Teardown Videos
Do not try this at home
With the launch of PSVR2 right around the corner, available from 22nd February, anticipation for Sony's latest piece of hardware is rapidly approaching fever pitch. We went hands on with the device and were impressed with what we played. Today, we have something a little more overtly technical to whet your whistle with; how...
News Test Out C-Smash VRS in Free PSVR2 Demo Next Month
You're gonna want to hit that
Update: As confirmed on the PS Blog, you'll be able to test out the reimagined Cosmic Smash on PSVR2 starting from 23rd March as a free demo takes aim at the PS Store. This sampler will allow you play both online against a friend or solo in training mode.
News Gran Turismo 7's Free PSVR2 Patches Hits the Starting Grid on 21st February
Gran Turismo 7’s anticipated – and, at least in previews, acclaimed – free PSVR2 update will release worldwide on 21st February, a day before the headset itself. Series creator Polyphony Digital revealed that update 1.29 will begin rolling out from next Tuesday, giving you ample time to download and install it ahead of the...
News PSVR2's Packaging Doubles as a Handy Storage Box
Official PlayStation unboxing reveals all
We already photo documented our PSVR2 unboxing experience – spoilers: there’s not a lot to it, and that’s a great thing – but if you need a video to tide you over until 22nd February, the official PlayStation channel has got you covered. As you can see, it??
Gallery PSVR2's Unboxing Experience Is Uneventful, And That's a Great Thing
Pack it in
Sony has lifted the global embargo for PSVR2 unboxings, which means you’re minutes away from seeing some sumptuous LED backlit videos of people cracking open the next-gen headset. While we hope to bring you a similarly glossy video on the Push Square YouTube channel in the near future, we’re happy to confirm one thing: opening the...
News Another One! Garden of the Sea Joins PSVR2's Launch Lineup
There’s so much coming to PSVR2 on launch day that it’s becoming difficult to keep track, but fortunately we have a guide to keep you totally up-to-date. One late bloomer [Heh – Ed] is Garden of the Sea, the wholesome “feel-good gem” from the Neat Corporation. That’s a brilliant name for a company, by the way – just putting...
News PS5's PSVR2 Outperforming Monster PC Rigs, Is the Pinnacle of Virtual Reality
Now you're playing with power
There’s been no shortage of chatter about the price of PSVR2, but while the timing of the headset’s release may be unfortunate with the current financial crisis, there’s no question you’re getting a lot of bang for your buck. The next-gen device is lightyears ahead of its predecessor, and is pound-for-pound the...
News Yes, You Can Play Non-VR PS5 Games with PSVR2's Cinematic Mode
And they'll look pretty tasty
For many original PSVR owners, Cinematic Mode offered a novel alternative way to enjoy non-VR content on the PS4. It worked by placing you in a virtual space, and broadcasting any content on a gigantic screen in front of you. This feature will return on PSVR2, although it will come with some familiar caveats due to the...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Goes Gold Two Weeks Before PSVR2 Launch
Developer Guerrilla Games has confirmed that potential PSVR2 system seller Horizon Call of the Mountain has gone gold, meaning that the game's ready to ship. This announcement has been dropped surprisingly close to the platform's launch on the 22nd February — but honestly, that probably doesn't mean much. It could just be that the...
News It's Happening! First PSVR2 Trophies Hit Sony's Servers
A new reality awaits
We’re now weeks away from the release of Sony’s next-gen virtual reality headset PSVR2, and the first Trophies are beginning to hit the platform holder’s servers. Arcade-inspired American football outing 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star is the first to have its gongs published – and yes, there’s a Platinum to strive...
News How PSVR2 Is Making Pistol Whip Better Than Ever
They've whipped up something special
Pistol Whip is one of several PSVR favourites getting the re-release treatment on PSVR2, and fans of the original rhythm shooter can look forward to a slew of upgrades in the process. Writing on the PS Blog, Cloudhead Games’ Alex Blahout has delved a little deeper into what you can expect – including...
News Gran Turismo 7's Glitzy Free PSVR2 Upgrade Adds VR Showroom Mode
Take a closer look
We already know the entire Gran Turismo 7 experience will be playable in PSVR2, which is obviously huge news. But one feature that’s been announced as part of the latest round of hands on previews is the addition of an entire mode: the VR Showroom. Okay, so functionally, this is exactly what it says on the
News Gran Turismo 7's Free PSVR2 Upgrade Sounds Mind Bogglingly Great
Full game supported in high fidelity
Sony’s somewhat muted PSVR2 marketing means we’re still learning new things less than three weeks before the headset releases. Gran Turismo 7 was quietly announced for the new-gen device at CES last month, and IGN has the first details on the free upgrade. The bottom line: previewer Ryan McCaffrey is visibly...
News Sony Denies Claims of PSVR2 Stock Cuts at Launch
Points to enthusiastic fans in statement
Update: Sony has provided GamesIndustry.biz with a statement where it denies claims made by Bloomberg that it has halved its PSVR2 sales estimates for the headset's launch. Sony says it hasn't cut production numbers — a number it has neve
News Question Your Senses in Bone Chilling PSVR2 Horror Afterlife VR
We're all mad here
We’ve already established that PSVR2 is the perfect venue for blood curdling horror experiences, so it’s perhaps no surprise the announcements are coming thick and fast. Afterlife VR – another game that’s already built up a strong reputation on PC – is the next to tiptoe to Sony’s new-gen headset, as confirmed during...
News Chaotic FPS Desperate: Vladivostok Will Rain Bullets on PSVR2
Pull the trigger
Stylised first-person shooter Desperate: Vladivostok will bring its chaotic brand of bullet hell to PSVR2 later this year. Announced during Perp Games’ surprisingly stacked virtual reality showcase, the game will release both physically and digitally on Sony’s next-gen device. Set in a vibrant, post-Soviet world, the release...
News Tarkov-Like Multiplayer FPS Ghosts of Tabor Targets PSVR2
DMZ what you think
Tarkov-inspired survival shooter Ghosts of Tabor will take aim at PSVR2 later this year. The game – which expands upon the bog-standard military multiplayer shooter concept by implementing survival elements – is set in the near-future, and will see you squadding up with pals in intense PvPvE scenarios. You’ll need to satiate...
News Turn into Tony Hawk with Your Hands in VR Skater on PSVR2
Skateboarding, much like soccer, doesn’t feel like an immediately immaculate fit for PSVR2. That’s because so much of Sony’s new-gen headset revolves around what you do with your hands, rather than your feet. The developers of VR Skater have embraced that, meaning you’ll move your hands in exactly the same way a real skater would...
News PS5's So-Called Scariest Game MADiSON Is Haunting PSVR2
MADiSON, the Bloodious Games fright-fest already available on PS5, is getting ported to PSVR2. Announced during publisher Perp Games’ showcase earlier today, there’s no official release date attached to the virtual reality version, but the developer promises it will significantly up the ante compared to the original pancake...
Live Watch Perp Games' PSVR2 Livestream Right Here
New announcements and a few surprises
PSVR2 fans have been itching for a showcase of some kind, and we don’t think this broadcast from Perp Games is quite what they had in mind. Nevertheless, it is a livestream that promises new announcements and a few surprises for Sony’s new-gen headset, so may very well be worth the watch. The event will get...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Offers a New Perspective on the Series' World
Play as Shadow Carja member Ryas
While main series protagonist Aloy will feature in some form, PSVR2 launch game Horizon Call of the Mountain places you in the shoes of a new character: Shadow Carja soldier Ryas. A new PlayStation Blog post has detailed more of his backstory ahead of the title's 22nd February 2023 launch, revealing how he has
News Rhythm Game Drums Rock Crashes PSVR2 Launch Lineup
The PSVR2 launch games just keep on coming! Quietly confirmed on the PS Store itself, rhythm game Drums Rock looks locked to release alongside Sony’s new-gen headset on 22nd February. The title, already available on Meta Quest 2, takes inspiration from old-school Guitar Hero games, and sits you in front of a virtual drum kit, where...
News Publisher Perp Games to Host PSVR2 Showcase on 30th January
"New announcements and a few surprises"
Sony may have been shy showcasing PSVR2’s eclectic slate of software, but Perp Games is going all in. The publisher has announced a livestream, scheduled to get underway from 10AM PT on 30th January, which promises “new announcements and a few surprises” for the new-gen headset. The firm is already...
News Zombieland Back from the Dead as a PSVR2 Launch Game
Updated with new features, content
Developer XR Games has announced its PSVR game Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever is being ported to PSVR2 in time for the headset's launch next month. Now called Zombieland Headshot Fever Reloaded, the new version is said to take advantage of all the bells and whistles packed into Sony's next-gen de
Preview Why Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a PSVR2 Showpiece
We demo the flagship launch title
Cast your mind back to October 2016 when everyone was showing off that shark tank encounter in PlayStation VR Worlds to try and justify why they've suddenly started strapping a piece of plastic to their face. While there wasn't really much to it, the demo did a fantastic job of showcasing the sort of experience you...
News How Devs Are Massively Upgrading Their Old PSVR Games for PSVR2
Taking full advantage
PSVR2 is not backwards compatible with PSVR, and for many that’s an enormous disappointment. However, some of the best games from the previous peripheral’s back catalogue are making their way to the new unit – and are receiving some meaty upgrades as part of the process. A new Games Industry article shines light on the...
Hands On PSVR2 Represents the Next Big Step for VR
Our first impressions having played it
For the time, Sony's PSVR headset was competent and functional. It didn't push the boat out compared to other devices, but by making itself at least somewhat affordable, Sony struck gold with the best-selling VR headset to date. The firm is now looking to beat the sales of the device with PSVR2, except it's...
News Dark Pictures: Switchback VR Now Out in March, Misses PSVR2 Launch
Pushed back by a few weeks
Supermassive Games has made the decision to delay The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR out of its original release date of 22nd February 2023 alongside the PSVR2. Instead, it'll now arrive a few weeks later on 16th March 2023. The studio says the delay is so the virtual reality title can receive further polish in the lead-up...
News The Last Clockwinder Ported to PSVR2 for Launch Next Month
Pass the seed along
After scooping up awards on the Oculus Quest, studio Cyan Worlds has announced it's porting The Last Clockwinder to PSVR2, and the puzzling experience will be ready for release on 22nd February 2023. Ordered to repair a clocktower via puzzles, you'll create clones of yourself and put them to work. Check the mechanic out in the...
News Switch Your Hands for Baseball Bats in What the Bat on PSVR2
Hit a home run
The premise of this slapstick comedy PSVR2 game is simple: your hands have been replaced with baseball bats and now you've got to navigate the world using pieces of wood instead of flesh and bone. From the same team that did What the Golf? on PC and Nintendo Switch, What the Bat has been announced as a PSVR2
News PSVR2 Treated to Popular PC Shooter Pavlov VR at Launch
Zombies! WWII! Military action!
Firewall Ultra looks like it'll have some competition in the FPS space on PSVR2 as Vankrupt Games has announced the most popular VR shooter on PC will be ported to Sony's headset on the same day it launches: 22nd February 2023. If the trailer above is anything to go by, Pavlov VR looks like a pretty fascinating...
News Go Down Memory Lane in the Award-Winning Before Your Eyes on PSVR2
Control things with your eyes
After winning multiple awards on other platforms, Before Your Eyes has been announced as a new PSVR2 game releasing during the headset's launch window. To be precise, it'll be available from 10th March 2023. An emotional journey that reflects on memories both good and bad, it's said to be a heartfelt tale as "your whole...
News PSVR Gems Rez Infinite, Tetris Effect Coming to PSVR2, Small Fee to Upgrade
Enhance Games has announced two of its titles, Rez Infinite and Tetris Effect, are making their way to PS5 and PSVR2. Both of these vaguely rhythmic arcade titles are getting current-gen upgrades, and will be available as PSVR2 launch games. To give a brief recap: Rez Infinite is essentially a remaster of the classic PS2 game,...
News 37 PSVR2 Games Confirmed for Launch Window as Sony Posts Full List
It's a big one
Sony has confirmed a full list of 37 games coming to PSVR2 starting from its launch date on the 22nd February. The "release window" lineup has something for just about everyone, and it should help solidify the platform's place right out of the gate. We've known about most of these titles for a while now — Sony had previously stated...
News Gran Turismo 7 on PSVR2 Is the Full Game, Except for Split-Screen Play
All cars and tracks supported in VR
As part of a PlayStation Blog post further detailing the PSVR2 launch lineup, Sony has now confirmed the free upgrade for Gran Turismo 7 will allow you to play the full game in virtual reality. The only feature you won't be able to access whilst using PSVR2 is the two-player split-screen option, which makes sense...
News More Physical PSVR2 Games Spotted Online
Boxed and ready
While it seems they won't exactly be a common sight on retailers' shelves or online shops, a few more physical PSVR2 games have been spotted. Launch title Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate will receive a boxed copy and so too will Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder according to Amazon UK listings, as tweeted by
News Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey 'Blown Away' by PSVR2
Not literally, mind
Palmer Luckey was back in the virtual reality news cycle towards the end of last year when he revealed he had a prototype for a headset that will straight up kill you if you die during a game. The founder of Oculus is a little eccentric to say the least, but you can't doubt his passion for VR. The literally explosive prototype...
Guide PSVR2 Release Date: When Will It Launch?
When will PSVR2 be out?
What is the PSVR2 release date? When will PSVR2 launch? Sony is starting to pull back the curtain on its all-new virtual reality device, so the question of when will it actually be available for purchase is now a frequently asked one. As part of our PSVR2 guide, we're going to reveal when you should expect PSVR2 to release...
News PSVR2 Will Have More Than 30 Games at Launch
That's a lot
A small tidbit from Sony’s CES 2023 press conference: PSVR2 is on schedule to have more than 30 games available at launch. That’s according to bigwig Jim Ryan, who proudly proclaimed the tidbit before confirming a free Gran Turismo 7 update will be available on 22nd February, making the game compatible with the next-gen head
News PSVR2 Demoed at CES, Horizon Call of the Mountain the Highlight
Walk up and play
PSVR2 and flagship title Horizon Call of the Mountain are both available for demo on the CES 2023 showfloor, it's been revealed. Off the back of Sony's announcements during last night's keynote, attendees are able to go hands on with the next-gen device ahead of its launch towards the end of next month. Seemingly free to walk up and...
News Iconic Rhythm Game Beat Saber Will Break Bricks on PSVR2
We go again
Beat Saber is coming to PSVR2! This may not seem like particularly significant news, considering the game is one of the best-selling titles on PSVR – but it’s pertinent to point out that Meta purchased developer Beat Games in 2019. While the Czech studio has continued to update and support the existing PS4 version of the game, there...
News Free Gran Turismo 7 PSVR2 Update Confirmed for Launch
Gets a rolling start next month
Gran Turismo 7 will round out a slate of more than 30 PSVR2 launch games, when it receives a free virtual reality update on 22nd February, 2023 for all existing owners of the simulation racing game. It’s not the first GT game to support a virtual reality headset, as its predecessor Gran Turismo Sport famously...
Guide What Time Is Sony's CES 2023 Press Conference Livestream?
Dates, times, and what to expect
What time is Sony’s CES 2023 press conference livestream? Sony is a regular attendee to Las Vegas' biggest consumer electronics event, and while it tends to reserve PlayStation news for other events, a small spotlight on PSVR2 is expected during the briefing. On this page, we'll explain when and where to watch...
News This Use of PSVR2's Eye Tracking Is Truly Terrifying
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, a rails shooter with many memorable moments, was one of the unsung heroes of the PSVR’s software roster – and pseudo sequel The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR looks set to build on that legacy. While it will offer a similar experience to its predecessor – you’re riding a rollercoaster through increasingly...
News Acclaimed Survival Song in the Smoke Rekindled for PSVR2 Launch
Likely free upgrade will be more than a remaster
Song in the Smoke, an acclaimed survival game already available for PSVR, will be getting a re-release on Sony’s new-gen headset – and according to an interview with developer 17-BIT in EDGE magazine, it’ll likely be a free upgrade for existing owners assuming all the “logistics” are...
News PS5, PSVR2 Likely to Feature at Sony's CES 2023 Press Conference
January starts strong
Well, this can’t be right, can it? Sony doesn’t do press conferences anymore! Apparently, the Japanese juggernaut still has a bit of a love affair with CES, though, and while you should never expect major PlayStation announcements at the event – well, it’s fair to point out that PSVR2 is literally in the livestream’s...
News Here's Your First Look at PS5 Boxart for Physical PSVR2 Games
PSVR2, much like the original PSVR headset, lends itself nicely to digital downloads. When you’ve got your face strapped in, it can be an inconvenience fumbling around for Blu-ray cases and disc slots. Nevertheless, plenty of people still prefer to own physical media, and that’s fine. As such, here’s our first look at the boxart...
News PSVR2 Was Designed in Parallel with PS5, Says Sony
Ensuring a more streamlined experience
The original PSVR, impressive as it was, felt a little tacked on to the PS4 experience. There were many incongruences, the most notable being the exemption of HDR passthrough in the original breakout box – at a time when Sony was really promoting the emerging television technology. In fact, the existence of...
News 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star Makes the Endzone for PSVR2's Launch
After a slow start, the PSVR2 launch lineup is getting a little bit ridiculous. And Truant Pixel is lobbing another title into the mix: according to one of the developers on ResetEra, sequel 2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star will be ready in time for release, on 22nd February. We were big fans of t
News Stranded Video Game Heroes Battle Over a Game Engine in PSVR2 FPS X8
There’s no release date attached to X8 just yet, but the tactical five-versus-five shooter will launch on PSVR2 at some point in the future. While conceptually this doesn’t sound massively different to something like Firewall Ultra – you’ll compete in rounds-based skirmishes to plant and detonate a bomb – we’re quite...
News Solve a Sci-Fi Murder Mystery in Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate on PSVR2
A cinematic experience with an epic story
Ever wanted to live out your own anime detective power fantasy? Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate, developed by Tokyo Chronos creator MyDearest, is promising a cinematic crime drama for PSVR2’s launch day. It all takes place in the far-flung future, in a maritime city named Astrum Close, where the crime rate...
News Cut Through the Chaos with Anime Slash-'em-Up Altair Breaker on PSVR2
Another launch game
The lineup of all PSVR2 launch games is bloating by the day, and you can chalk up first-person slash-‘em-up Altair Breaker as another day one addition. The co-op based sword-fighting title sees you saving a virtual archipelago located above a sea of clouds, and will see you climbing and gliding to each skirmish, in full virtual...
News Resident Evil Village Is a PSVR2 Launch Game, And It's Free
Simply update your PS5 copy
Resident Evil Village will be fully playable for PSVR2 from beginning to end on Sony’s next-gen headset’s launch day, 22nd February. And the best news of all: it’ll be free. To clarify, you will need to own a copy of Capcom’s survival horror on PS5, but regardless of whether you own the base version or the...
News Hold Hands to Heal and Battle Huge Foes in PSVR2's The Tale of Onogoro
Portal meets Shadow of the Colossus is the pitch
Last Labyrinth developer Amata K.K has returned with another virtual reality experience, which has already earned rave reviews on platforms such as Steam and Meta Quest. The game, named The Tale of Onogoro, is billed as “Portal meets Shadow of the Colossus” by the developer, in which you work...
News Iconic PS2 Puzzler Fantavision Resurrected for PSVR2 Launch
Baby you're a firework
The PS2 would, of course, compile one of the greatest libraries in console history – but when it first launched, it was ridiculed for its slim selection of first-party games. One of the few titles published by Sony was Fantavision, a quaint fireworks-based puzzler which looked spectacular on the system, but lacked the kind...
News Kick Back with VTuber Kizuna AI on PSVR2's Launch Day
Touch the beat
There’s no doubt the Internet can be a weird place, so it’s perhaps no surprise that VTubers are massive right now. For those out of the loop, these are virtual characters that appear on YouTube, playing video games, vlogging about their virtual life, and sometimes doing more general things, like dancing and singing. To be clear,...
News PSVR2 Pre-Orders No Longer Require an Invite
Get it while it's hot
Sony has removed the invite requirement for PSVR2 pre-orders from its PS Direct storefront, meaning you’re now free to purchase a next-gen headset if you want one. Previously, the platform holder only allowed those who’d registered interest in the device to scoop it up, but that obligation has now been retired, and...
News Bleak Blockbuster Behemoth Will Survive PSVR2
A brutal world inhabited by giant creatures
Skydance Interactive, the firm behind virtual reality survival hit The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, is cooking up a brand-new bleak and brutal world for PSVR2: Behemoth. The game, inspired by folk horror and giant monsters, will see you live as an outcast in a hostile world roamed by the eponymous...
News Across the Valley Is a Peaceful Farming Sim Cropping Up on PSVR2
Tend the fields with your own virtual hands
Ever been playing a farming sim and found yourself wishing it was a bit more hands-on? Well, that's what Across the Valley is looking to provide when it comes to PSVR2. Announced for release in early 2023, this virtual reality title is all about tending your crops and looking after livestock in peace. The...
News Get to Know PS Studio Firesprite in New Developer Profile Video
In the spotlight
One of the newest additions to Sony's PS Studios group is Firesprite. The developer is PlayStation's largest first-party studio in the UK, easily dwarfing Media Molecule and London Studio, but we still haven't learned a huge amount about it. That's where this new video, which aims to profile the 10-year-old studio, comes in. As...
News Questions Over Free PSVR2 Upgrades Raised by Moss, Moss: Book II
Polyarc takes the paid route
PSVR classics Moss and Moss: Book II are being given native PSVR2 versions that will be ready to release alongside Sony's new VR headset in February 2023, but the kicker for current owners is they'll need to pay full price to play them. Polyarc has confirmed to Push Square it won't be off
News Both Moss Games Receiving PSVR2 Versions, Out on Launch Day
But there's no free PSVR upgrade
Polyarc has announced its porting Moss and Moss: Book II to PSVR2, and both will be available with native versions on the same day the headset launches: 22nd February 2023. The first game will cost $17.99 while the sequel is $26.99 after a 10 per cent PS Store discount for pre-ordering. You'll also be able to buy...
News Fresh Batch of PSVR2 Pre-Order Invites Sent Out in Europe
Are you VReady?
Those of you who missed the first wave of PSVR2 pre-orders may want to check your inboxes, as Sony has sent out a fresh wave of invites around Europe today. If you received one, you’ll have a short window of time to visit the PS Direct website and purchase the PS5’s next-gen headset. You won’t be charged until the headset...
News After the Fall Confirmed as a PSVR2 Launch Game
New content revealed
After the Fall has been announced as a PSVR2 launch game, making it the 12th title at the time of writing confirmed to be releasing alongside Sony's next-gen headset. With a free PSVR to PSVR2 upgrade available for pre-existing owners, new content includes two new locations in the Hosp
News The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 2 Survives PSVR2 on 21st March
And the original is getting ported to Sony's new headset
The sequel to Skydance Interactive’s critically acclaimed virtual reality survival smash hit The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners - Chapter 2: Retribution [We hate that name – Ed], will scavenge for resources from 21st March, 2023 on PSVR2. And in surprise news, it’ll be available as...
News PSVR2 Gets The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR on Launch Day
The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR has been announced as another PSVR2 launch game after its new PS Store listing revealed a release date of 22nd February 2023. The title costs £32.99/$39.99, and pre-ordering nets you goodies such as a golden gun and a bobblehead for your cart. It joins the likes of
News Horizon Call of the Mountain's Hero Is a Shadow Carja Master Climber
A noble seeking redemption
Horizon Call of the Mountain’s mysterious protagonist Ryas is a master climber from the Shadow Carja clan, although “not much is known about his appearance” according to an infographic released by Guerrilla Games. That’s, of course, because you are the character; you’ll never actually see the character because...
News PSVR2's Finger Tracking Looks Spot On
If your only experience with virtual reality is the original PSVR headset, then Sony’s successor is going to be a huge step forward. While much of the discussion has centred on visuals and performance improvements, the new PSVR2 Sense Controllers are going to make a massive difference from a tactile perspective. Honestly, those PS...
News Jaw Dropping Kayak Sim Targeting PSVR2 Launch Day
Water thing to reveal
The absolutely breath-taking Kayak VR: Mirage is paddling into PSVR2’s launch lineup – at least, that’s the plan, according to the title’s appropriately named Dutch developer, Better Than Life. The game, already a hit on PC, has two core components to it: the meditative aspect, as you explore idyllic environments on the...
News 10 PSVR2 Launch Games Revealed So Far
At least another 10 to go
After putting PSVR2 up for pre-order and listing some of its games on the PS Store, Sony now has 10 titles confirmed to launch alongside the headset so far. The platform holder plans to have at least 20 games ready for the release on 22nd February 2023 — from both itself and third
News PSVR2 Exclusive Horizon Call of the Mountain Grabs Pre-Order Trailer
This pre-order trailer for Horizon Call of the Mountain largely consists of footage from previous reveals, but it’s well worth watching if only as a reminder of the kind of spectacle you can expect from the PSVR2 exclusive on 22nd February. The game’s available to pre-order right now, alongside Sony’s new headset, and is being billed...
News PSVR2 Game Pricing Revealed as Pre-Orders Go Live
From £17 to £60
PSVR2 is now available for pre-order ahead of its 22nd February 2023 release date, and so too are some PSVR2 Launch Games on the PS Store. The listings have revealed how much you should expect to pay for big experiences like Horizon Call of the Mountain as well as interesting ind
News Altair Breaker Brings Super Sword Fighting Action to PSVR2
Multiplayer VR "super sword fighting action game" Altair Breaker is officially coming to PSVR2, and while there is no word on a release window as yet, we did get a trailer showing off the title's particular brand of melee combat in action. In Altair Breaker, players will be able to use sword fighting techniques not physically possible in...
Reminder PSVR2 Pre-Orders Begin on 15th November
A new reality awaits
If you’re hoping to get a PSVR2 headset when it launches on 22nd February, 2023, here’s a timely reminder that pre-orders will open on 15th November. As previously reported, you’ll only be able to pre-order from PS Direct in the US, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg – and many of you will have...
News No Man's Sky PSVR2 Update Will Explore the Galaxy for Free from Launch
No Man’s Sky’s free next-gen virtual reality update will join the growing list of PSVR2 launch games in February 2023. Eurogamer.net was able to get confirmation out of developer Hello Games, after an updated trailer description erroneously mentioned that the patch would be available from “February 2022”. The typo has since been...
News Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue Is Another PSVR2 Launch Game
Joins three other titles so far
Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue has been confirmed as a PSVR2 launch game, releasing 22nd February 2023 along with versions for PSVR and PC platforms. First revealed in a Play
News Stranger Things VR Could Release on PSVR2
Coming to "major VR platforms"
A VR adaptation of the Netflix series Stranger Things is being released at the end of next year, and PSVR2 may be one of the platforms to receive a version. Announced over the weekend and dubbed Stranger Things VR, it's releasing on "major VR platforms" in late 2023. You'd assume Sony's next-gen headset would be part
News PSVR2 Has Another Game Confirmed for Launch Day
Swordsman VR upgraded for new headset
Sinn Studio has announced it will be upgrading the PSVR version of Swordsman VR so it's ready as a native PSVR2 title for the launch day of the new headset. Confirmed in a tweet from the developer, it also says it'll share news about a
Poll Will You Pay the PSVR2 Launch Price?
Sony has announced its next-gen PSVR2 headset will cost £529.99/$549.99/€599.99, which is more than a PS5. It's a lot of money to see written down, but when you start to consider the technology you're getting in exchange, the picture starts to become clearer. As detailed in our Full Specs Comparison guide including the
News Virtual Reality MMO Zenith: The Last City Confirmed for PSVR2 Launch
New and improved
Zenith: The Last City will be part of PSVR2's launch games lineup when it arrives in February. Developer Ramen VR previously brought the MMO to PSVR, but has been working on an enhanced edition for Sony's shiny new hardware. The team says it has "added hundreds of hours of new content, made massive graphics updates, and leveraged...
News Superb Rhythm Shooter Pistol Whip Targets PSVR2
Free upgrade for existing owners
Pistol Whip is one of our favourite games for PSVR, and it’s about to become one of our favourites on PSVR2 as well! For those of you who don’t know, this is an innovative first-person shooter, where you need to dodge, duck, and – crucially – shoot in time to the beat. Obviously, it’ll be using all of...
News New PSVR2 Game Tentacular Takes a Squid Out of Water
Pre-orders available soon
Tentacular is a brand new PSVR2 game all about "a gigantic but good-hearted tentacled beast trying to figure out its place in the world". It's a physics-based game designed to take full advantage of all the PSVR2's bells and whistles; it reminds us a lot of Ghost Giant in that you're free to interact with the environment as...
News Avoid Deadly Velociraptors in Jurassic World Aftermath Collection, Coming to PSVR2
A crisis about dinos
Developer Coatsink has announced Jurassic World Aftermath Collection for PSVR2. This is a game that hit other virtual reality devices in two parts, but this collection puts the whole adventure together on Sony's new headset. So, what is it, exactly? We've embedded a trailer to give you the gist. Aftermath is set between...
News Horizon Call of the Mountain Is a PSVR2 Launch Game
Seemingly costs £40/$40
Horizon Call of the Mountain will launch alongside the PSVR2 headset on 22nd February 2023, Sony has announced. It will be available as a standalone game or bundled in with the device for an extra £40/$40. Given the pricing difference between the two bundles, it would suggest Horizon Call of the Mountain costs £40/$40 on...
News Co-Op Shooter After the Fall Levels Up on PSVR2
Full crossplay with other platforms
Those of you who already own a PSVR headset will be familiar with After the Fall, which launched last year on PS4. Well, now it’s levelling up for PSVR2, and it’ll be taking advantage of all the new Sony accessory’s features – including the PSVR2 Sense Controller, with its haptic feedback and adaptive...
News Job Simulator Dev Pledges a Cosmic Catastrophe in Cosmonious High on PSVR2
Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator developer Owlchemy Labs is back with Cosmonious High, an out-of-this-world adventure for PSVR2, filled with intergalactic interactive idiocy. “In this single player alien adventure players take on the role of a Prismi, a rare alien species that can adapt to any situation. Upon crash-landing into the...
News Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue Brings Kid-Friendly Horror to PSVR2, PSVR
Explore the house in virtual reality
The Hello Neighbor series has been surprisingly successful, partly thanks to popular YouTubers turning it into some sort of viral hit. Essentially, it revolves around sneaking into the nefarious neighbour's house to discover what secrets he holds, but you need to be careful, as he'll be tracking you down. The...
News PSVR2 Games Offer Free Upgrades if You Own PSVR Version
Two titles with free upgrades
PSVR2 won't support backwards compatibility with original PSVR games, but the developers who are upgrading their games for the new headset are offering free upgrades. Announced alongside the device's release date and price, Pistol Whip VR and Zenith: The Last City are all giving owners free upgrades if you already own...
News Build Your Dream PSVR2 Metropolis in Cities VR: Enhanced Edition
PSVR2 will be fantastic when the action is fast and frantic, but those serene moments are worth experiencing in virtual reality, too. Cities VR: Enhanced Edition is effectively an adaptation of Cities: Skylines, and it’s coming to Sony’s eye-popping new headset next year. “When you first start out you’ll be in a large empty area,...
News Roguelike Shooter The Light Brigade Combines Guns and Magic on PSVR2, PSVR
As part of Sony's info explosion regarding PSVR2, developer Funktronic Labs has announced The Light Brigade. Coming to the new headset as well as its predecessor, this tactical, roguelike FPS has you using light magic to illuminate dark environments while blasting away the baddies. Enlisted in the titular Light Brigade, you're tasked...
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