The VR Game Launch Roundup: Reaching new Heights in VR

VRFocus rounds up all titles being released across virtual reality (VR) headsets over the course of next week. In a good week for Oculus Quest users, next week will see a total of 3 VR titles from 2016 reworked for the standalone headset. Make sure to check out our accompanying video to get a preview of each title’s individual gameplay.

Glyph – Bolverk Games

In this third-person adventure, work to direct this mechanical and spherical scarab through a series of non-linear desert settings, picking up various relics as you go. The scarab can fly small distances and must bounce off of other objects in the environment to keep going. Compete with friends online or work to beat your personal best speed.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive & Valve Index
  • Launch date: 2nd December

Stardust Odyssey – Agharta Studio

In this fantasy spaceship shooter, race across 14 levels in both solo and co-op modes. Scavenge through merchant ships searching for hidden treasures and work to upgrade your ship to protect yourself from bosses, parasites and traps that surround you.

  • Supported platforms: PlayStation VR
  • Launch date: 3rd December

The Climb – Crytek

Previously released 2016, German developer Crytek is now giving their immersive climbing experience the Quest treatment. Experience and perfect free solo climbing across four different locations. Explore caves and work the best routes and shortcuts while trying to earn over 100 achievements. Race and compete with others in multiplayer and online modes, featuring varying difficulty modes such as “Tourist Mode” for beginners in VR.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest
  • Launch date: 3rd December

Waltz of the Wizard: Extended Edition – Aldin Dynamics

Revisit the magic in this new Oculus Quest version of the 2016 title, Waltz Of The Wizard. Learn what it’s like to have magical powers as you combine ingredients into a boiling cauldron to create new and extravagant creations. Dodge guards and traps that surround you, play a series of minigames and look for artefacts and Easter eggs along the way.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest
  • Launch date: 5th December

Arizona Sunshine – Vertigo Games

In another reworking of a title from 2016, in this Oculus Quest re-release of Arizona Sunshine, you once again must fight through hordes of zombies in a desperate attempt to make contact with the last remaining signs of human life. Set in this post-apocalyptic Grand Canyon setting, you set off on a dangerous mission after hearing the faint sound of human life on your radio. Utilise over 25 weapons and make a journey across huge deserts, mines and canyons, also featuring multiplayer modes for up to 4 players.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest
  • Launch date: 5th December

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