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...
News Farpoint's Cryo Pack DLC Pack Is Looking Pretty Cool
PlayStation VR exclusive Farpoint has been selling pretty well, charting in both the UK and the US despite its relatively high price point. And a new expansion is on the way starting 27th June, which will add two chilly new maps to the co-op campaign. Not only this, but all existing multiplayer maps will be added to Challenge Mode, while...
Deals Sony Will Give You Farpoint for Free if You Buy PlayStation VR in Europe
Purchase incentive news: Sony’s giving away copies of Farpoint with PlayStation VR headset purchases in Europe from tomorrow until around 4th June. The promotion ends a little earlier in some countries, so do refer to the PlayStation Blog for full details. If you want the PlayStation
Video How the Feck Do You Play Farpoint with a DualShock 4?
Not a lot changes, actually
One of Farpoint’s biggest selling points is, of course, the PlayStation VR Aim Controller. But while the first-person shooter is available as part of a bundle featuring the plastic firearm, you can also buy it standalone both physically and digitally. So how the heck does that work? Well, the answer is that you can...
Interview Stephen Cox on the Sounds of PlayStation VR's Farpoint
Survivors keep moving
When developer Impulse Gear’s Farpoint releases, it will come a few days after Sony’s PlayStation VR headset celebrates its seventh month on the market. With anticipation high for the virtual reality shooter, we caught up with composer Stephen Cox to learn a little more about its soundtrack. Push Square: Audio design in VR...
News PlayStation VR Restocked Ahead of Farpoint Release
Guns at the ready
Those of you who've been trying to purchase a PlayStation VR headset these past few months will know that the device has been in and out of stock since launch really. Fortunately, a fresh wave of units has arrived in North America ahead of the release of flagship exclusive Farpoint, and Sony's rolling out a fresh new advertising...
News PlayStation VR Exclusive Farpoint Travels to a Mad, Mad World
Sony's sci-fi shooter seems much deeper than expected
We've played Farpoint a fair few times now and really enjoyed the PlayStation VR exclusive shooter, but we never really expected it to have much in the way of story. This new trailer has exceeded our expectations, then, as it sets the scene on a dangerous journey to a different planet. It's…...
News Farpoint's Full Experience Will Cost You a Pretty Penny
From what we've played, PlayStation VR FPS Farpoint is pretty awesome – but we always felt that Sony needed to find a way to bundle the title with the PlayStation VR Aim Controller for the price of a standard retail game. Unfortunately, it's failed. While the game will cost £49.99/$49.99 without the peripheral, you'll need to pay...
News Promising PlayStation VR Shooter Farpoint Launches 16th May
Impulse Gear's fab FPS not far off
Farpoint is awesome, and is deploying on 16th May. The Starship Troopers-esque first-person shooter sees you whisked away to an alien planet, where you're armed to the teeth and tasked with taking down giant alien bugs. The title – developed by Impulse Gear – will launch alongside the PlayStation VR Aim...
Hands On Why Farpoint Should Be on Your PlayStation VR Wishlist
Farpoint, the PlayStation VR exclusive from Impulse Gear, continues to really impress us. We went hands on with the title earlier in the year and really enjoyed the arcade-like first-person shooting, but running a similar demo on the PlayStation 4 Pro this week reminded us how much we're looking forward to the extraterrestrial blast-'em-up...
News Promising PlayStation VR Exclusive Farpoint Will Be Enhanced by PS4 Pro
We've played PlayStation VR exclusive Farpoint on a standard PlayStation 4 console and it looks freakin' good – but it'll look even better on the PlayStation 4 Pro. As announced at Sony's PlayStation Meeting press conference last week, the first-person shooter will boast a "doubled pixel count" compared to the standard version when...