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The VR Drop: Time to Crack Some Skulls

After all the virtual reality (VR) excitement last month thanks to E3 2021 July kicks off with a proper assortment of videogame releases. There are long-awaited titles finally surfacing, others getting a SteamVR port and a rather unusual brand tie-in. So as VRFocus likes to do every Friday, here’s our roundup of VR titles arriving next week.

Kellogg’s Gut Bacteria Reef – Nakatomi

It’s not often you see cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s appear in a videogame list but here we are, with an educational VR experience about the gut. Kellogg’s Gut Bacteria Reef enables viewers to “travel into the gut in a virtual submarine to uncover the inner workings of the gut ecosystem for the very first time.”

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index
  • Launch date: 7th July
  • A.D. 2047 – Leenzee Games

    An interactive sci-fi movie where you play a detective who becomes embroiled in a case involving a serial killer. Try to find the killer and stop the next murder in this futuristic tale.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index
  • Launch date: 8th July
  • Sniper Elite VR – Just Add Water

    Certainly the biggest VR title to launch this week considering its available for most headsets, Sniper Elite VR brings Rebellion’s renowned WWII series into VR with visceral bone-breaking realism. Head to Sicily to help the Italian resistance fight the Nazi’s armed with your trusty sniper rifle and a whole host of other weapons. And yes, the notorious X-ray Kill-Cam remains.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest & Rift, HTC Vive, Valve Index and PlayStation VR
  • Launch date: 8th July
  • Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual! – HappyGiant

    For a more light-hearted, comic adventure there’s always the return of crime-fighting duo Sam & Max. In Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual! you join the team as a new recruit, ready to take on all manner of challenging obstacle courses and monster-slaying to prove you’re up to the job.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest
  • Launch date: 8th July
  • Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever – XR Games

    Originally released for Oculus Quest earlier this year now it’s the turn of PC VR headsets on Steam. An official franchise tie-in with the films, Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever is an arcade-style shooter testing your aim and speed across a variety of zombie-filled courses. Get two headshots in a row to activate slow-mo, giving you more time to rack up those kills and points to unlock more goodies.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Valve Index and Windows Mixed Reality
  • Launch date: 9th July
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