News Fracked Developer nDreams Returns with Psychic Shooter Synapse on PSVR2
Coming later this year
From the makers of Fracked comes a new virtual reality shooter, Synapse. Built from the start with PSVR2 in mind, this stylish first-person action title looks pretty dang good in its debut teaser trailer. The main thrust of the gameplay revolves around your two offensive options. In one hand, you can use telekinesis to throw...
News Next-Gen PSVR2 Announcement from nDreams Incoming
We can dream
UK developer nDreams is fast establishing itself as one of the busiest names in virtual reality, having recently announced Ghostbusters VR for Meta Quest – among many others. Now the Fracked creator has started to tease its next title: a next-gen virtual reality release for PSVR2. “Are you ready?” it asks. The studio says that...
News Next-Gen PSVR2 Games in Production at Virtual Reality Specialists nDreams
Fun fact: Farnborough-based games developer nDreams got its start making content for PlayStation Home, including the virtual world’s first ever augmented reality game, Xi. Since then, it’s become a bit of a PSVR powerhouse, creating titles like Fracked and The Assembly. And, having secured a substantial round of funding, it’s now...
Mini Review Fracked (PSVR) - A Fun VR Shooter with Oh-So Much Style
Frack and roll all nite
What is the appropriate venue to discuss the morally questionable practice of fracking? Well, with an irreverent shooter about eco-terrorism, of course. While Fracked may side-step saying anything meaningful about fracking, it does not sidestep crafting a fun PSVR experience. Touting a movement system hand-crafted to work...
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 Ski What You Did There! PSVR's Fracked Hits the Slopes
As far as last hurrahs go, PlayStation VR’s upcoming cel-shaded first-person shooter Fracked looks like a strong send-off for the headset. Scheduled to release later this summer, the game promises pure high-octane action, as this video above demonstrates. One shootout takes place down a ski-slope, 007-style – before the action...
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...
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...
nDreams has been on quite the role over the past year. Since the developer launched The Assembly on PlayStation VR’s release day, it has gone on to publish the co-op brawler Bloody Zombies, as well as VR experience Perfect. To round out 2017, we have Shooty Fruity, a title that asks you to eliminate hordes of fruit while trying...
Hands On Job Simulator and Pesky Produce Collide in Shooty Fruity
Clean up in aisle three
You can imagine the design discussions at nDreams. “I quite like Job Simulator,” posits one developer, “and static shooting galleries work well in virtual reality. Couldn’t we, like, combine the two?” Voila! Shooty Fruity falls from a tropical tree. Unsurprisingly, this is a fun but derivative PlayStation VR game...
News Shooty Fruity Brings Combat to Convenience Stores on PS4 This Year
Multitasking looks set to be taken to the next level in Shooty Fruity, a new PlayStation VR game in development at nDreams and Near Light. Launching later this year, the title sees you starting a job at Super Megamart, where you’ll be scanning everyday items as part of your mind-numbing new role. The twist? Giant fruit are on the...
Additional assembly required
We knew going in that the promise of Sony's cheaper PlayStation VR headset meant that the graphical output was going to be inferior to that of its competition. Even with this knowledge, some of the titles have been shockingly unimpressive. It's easier to work around the headset's lower specs when using abstract art...
News The Assembly Lines Up in Time for PlayStation VR Launch
nDreams' narrative-driven sci-fi story The Assembly will be wheeled on to the PlayStation Store in time for the launch of PlayStation VR next week. The game – which plots the tale of two scientists working in a seedy underground facility – hopes to test your morality, as questions are raised about the motives of the...
News The Assembly Experiments with PlayStation VR This Year
Intriguing interactive adventure The Assembly will go underground on PlayStation VR shortly after the device's launch in October, developer nDreams has announced. The game – which depicts the shady happenings at a mysterious organisation located beneath the Nevada desert – will find you assuming the role of two different...
Gamescom 2015 The Assembly for Project Morpheus Has Plenty of Potential
Look around you
Despite being little more than a year away from release, we're yet to see anything meaty for Sony's forthcoming Project Morpheus headset. The tech demos have been intriguing, there's no doubt about that – but it's about time we saw some meatier experiences. The Assembly is one such title, a morally ambiguous adventure in which...
News The Assembly Eyes Project Morpheus Launch on PS4
The truth will come out
This is exactly what Project Morpheus needs to succeed: original games built from the ground up for virtual reality. The Assembly, which was originally announced last year, has been re-engineered over the past 12 months – and is now aiming to release in 2016 alongside Sony's ambitious PlayStation 4 peripheral. It sounds...
E3 2014 Project Morpheus Title The Assembly Drags You into a Strange, Scientific World
We were expecting a greater emphasis on PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset Project Morpheus during Sony’s E3 2014 press conference earlier this week, but the headset hasn’t been forgotten entirely. In addition to showing a couple of new demos at its booth, PlayStation Home developer nDreams has also announced a brand new...
News Your First Look at PlayStation Home Developer nDreams' PS4 Project
Stand and stairs
nDreams, the awkwardly named developer behind popular PlayStation Home experience Aurora, is hard at work on a brand new PlayStation 4 title – and as part of a New Year newsletter, it has revealed the very first picture of the game. The shot shows a rickety old set of stairs, which appear to be located in a dimly lit underground...
News PlayStation Home Developer Dreaming Up Ambitious PS4 Exclusive
While many gamers consider PlayStation Home to be a bit of a flop, the online plaza has enabled a number of companies to grow at a rapid rate over the past five or so years. One such outfit is nDreams, the British-based developer behind the virtual world’s free-to-play Aurora space. However, as the online service teeters towards...
News Fight Until Blood and Ruin in New PlayStation Home Game
PlayStation Home is on a bit of a winning streak at the moment. Within the span of just four weeks the virtual world has seen the arrival of management simulator Home Tycoon and third-person shooter Uproar. This week sees yet another full game added to the social platform, in the form of tower defence title Fight Until Blood and Ruin...
News PlayStation Home Gets Caught Up In Hallowe'en Fever
We'd just like to spend a few moments to thank James Gallagher of the PlayStation Blog
Sarcastically, of course. His latest PlayStation Home update, entitled "What Goes Bump In The Night", has totally got us listening to the AllStars on loop. So thanks for that. Thanks a lot. Anyway. Lots of bits-and-bobs in PlayStation Home this week. New...
News nDreams Bring Their Aurora Headquarters To PlayStation Home
nDreams is launching its official PlayStation Home headquarters in Sony's digital world this week, revealing the fantastical floating land of Aurora
The world is packed with mini-games and secret bonus rewards to unlock. It also looks stunning. In addition to the Aurora island, Sony's announced a bunch of other goodies that are launching in Home...
News New Playstation Home Space From The Excellent Xi Team Around The Corner
Remember Xi? The alternative reality game that made Playstation Home a real living place to be
Yeah, it was awesome wasn't it? People always think we're being sarcastic when we talk about Home being awesome, but we think the developers and its audience are really starting to find their niche. There are a surprising number of people who spend a lot...