introwelcome to the skilled channel and today we're looking at the upcoming games on the oculusrift. there's a lot of hype around the hardware and the competition, but are there any gamescoming out worth playing? let's take a look. 25 bullet trainepic games, the company known for gears of war and unreal tournament have created theirfirst vr action game. built around using the rift and the oculus touch, players use gunswith each of their hands to fire at enemies. they can also manipulate time to pickup bulletsand literally throw them at enemies. it's essentially an on rails shooter and playersteleport to new locations as opposed to moving towards them. it's an interesting conceptand also a demonstration of what unreal engine
4 can do on the rift. 24 eve valkyrieeve: valkyrie is one of the first big vr games that was announced for the oculus rift. developedby ccp games the devs known for eve online and dust 514, eve: valkyrie is a multiplayerdogfighting shooter set in the eve universe. eve takes advantage of vr by allowing 360degree viewpoint with action combat going on all around you. the game will have a rank and reputation basedcharacter progression system. and there will be plenty of customization for ships. shipshave three distinct roles. there's the fighter class with medium armor and gatling pulselasers. there's the heavy class with high
density armor, composite heat shields, anddirect plasma injectors. the game will also be voiced by katee sackhoff,known for many sci fi series such as battlestar galactica, riddick, and star wars: the clonewars. eve: valkyrie should be an immersive space sci fi experience and it comes bundledin with the oculus rift. 23 lucky's talelucky's tale is a 3d platformer reminiscent of old school games like super mario sunshine.you play as the character lucky as he runs, spins, and jumps through levels. the worldis very colorful and vivid. and the levels look huge with plenty of areas to explore.lucky's tale comes bundled in with the rift. 22 world war toonsworld war toons is a fun and family friendly
version of first person world war 2 shooters.it's built from the ground for vr so the controls are a little more intuitive than typical dualthumb stick schemes. world war toons is made up of ex-call of dutydevs and veteran animators from disney and marvel. it has a cartoonish, but distinctart style that makes light of shooting games. 21 the assemblythe assembly gives us a look into a mysterious organization that's hidden from the world.they conduct experiments that the government and society wouldn't even allow. there's definitelysecrets and conspiracy involved, but we don't know what they are. the game begins with twoindividuals of the assembly potentially being exposed by a threat. they both have choicesto make which will effect the company and
the world. the game poses questions of choiceand morality. every decision has consequences. 20 eagle flighteagle flight lets you fly across a desolate world. taking place 50 years after humansvanished from earth, you'll fly through the city of paris as an eagle. the game is aboutthe experience of free flight, being able to explore any way you want, but there willalso be single player missions that include ring parkour and shooting challenges. in additionthere will be multiplayer with up to 6 players. 19 edge of nowhereedge of nowhere comes to us from insomniac games who are known for fun and vibrant titleslike ratchet and clank and sunset overdrive. edge of nowhere takes a different premise.you're in the antarctic in search of a missing
expedition. you venture into the unknown andthe challenge is surviving and traversing in the arctic environment. it's both a mysteryand an adventure because the environment is dangerous and there are many secrets to find.it's also in third person, which shows that not every rift game is going to be in firstperson perspective. 18 the climbthe climb is built on the cryengine and probably has the most impressive visuals on the rift.the climb let's you experience rock climbing in first person virtual reality. set in avibrant oceanfront asian setting, there's exotic temples on rocks and sailboats on thecoast. it's a tranquil environment to be in if you aren't afraid of heights.
17 battlezonebattlezone is based on the original game from 1980 developed by atari. battlezone has aretro futuristic look with vibrant colors and blocky design, but it still maintainsthe fast explosive action. the vr interaction aims to make you feel as if you are directlyin the cockpit controlling the tanks. in the last trailer, variety in combat is emphasizedby including new enemy tank variants, new artillery weapons, and new power ups thatallow the player to use special area of effect attacks, boost, and additional modifiers.battlezone is an unexpected announcement for vr, but it's how the developers have alwayspictured themselves playing the original battlezone game.
16 rock band vrthe path to being a famous rock musician isn't always possible. but rock band vr will letyou play as one. it's in first person and you're actually on stage facing the audiencewith the guitar in front of you. rock band vr shows the potential for a mainstream appealwith the rift. 15 chronoschronos is an atmospheric rpg that chronicles one young manï¿½s lifelong quest to save hishomeland from a great evil. the protagonist seeks an ancient labyrinth which holds thesecrets necessary to restore life and peace to his home. but the labyrinth only opensonce a year and it's a test to see who can pass. the game combines many adventure elementswith rpg mechanics and it's a unique approaching
to character leveling and exploration. everytime you enter the labyrinth you learn more secrets, but your character continues to ageand it effects the way your abilities. chronos is a game about time: as your character ages,you have to approach the dungeon differently. as a young man youï¿½re nimble and brash.in middle age youï¿½re stronger and a bit more experienced. as an old man youï¿½re weakand frail, and must rely on magics and knowledge of the old tomb in order to survive. 14 surgeon simulator: experience realityeverybody's a doctor in surgeon simulator. when surgeon simulator first launched it surpriseda lot of players creating a humorous and awkward way of dissecting characters the wrong way.experience reality puts the player on mars
with the task of performing surgery on aliens.since you're in space there's zero gravity and this time around you have two hands forcontrolling. 13 job simulatorjob simulator is the not so serious attempt to let you perform a typical job. however,the premise is a little different. it's the year 2050 where robots have replaced all humanjobs. job simulator will let you re-live the experience of working as a gourmet chef, anoffice worker, or a convenience store clerk. it's probably one of the more relaxing andhumorous vr games in our lineup. 12 adr1ftadrift is a first person space game about an astronaut drifting through space in theyear 2037. the game begins with an astronaut
floating silently through a destroyed spacestation with no memory and a severely damaged eva suit. the player will have to figure outwhat caused the catastrophe and find a way back home. the game is intended to be fullyexplorable, but there will be realistic limits that prevent you from going too far. one ofthose limits will be the oxygen level. travel too far and you will suffocate. it's intendedto be a highly suspenseful and emotional experience and it really reminds us of the sci fi moviegravity. playing this game is a unique experience because it takes you into space and givesyou that helpless feeling of being stranded. this immersive game will be vr compatibleso you can finally experience that lonely feeling of drifting through space in virtualreality.
11 pollenpollen is a mystery exploration game set in space. the story begins with you taking therole of a replacement employee for a space mechanic that has disappeared on a saturninemoon station. the environment is fully interactive, allowing you to investigate what has happenedand why people disappeared. 10 nimbus nightsnimbus knights blends real time strategy with god game type controls and puts it in virtualreality. nimbus knights uses oculus touch controlsto let players literally pick up and throw their minions around. you can grab floatingplatforms to rally your troops or you can whack the skeletons with a stick.
09 moon strikemoon strike is a real time strategy game in space. it's built for the oculus touch controls,letting you interact with ships and squadrons by scooping them with the touch controller.it's a unique and seamless way of selecting and controlling in space. 08 final approachfinal approach lets you manage an airport with a variety of different types of aircraft.the game lets you control aircraft in the sky and has you surviving against naturaldisasters like fire, tornados, and earthquakes. 07 i expect you to diei expect you to die puts you in control of an elite secret agent where you have to survivea series of deadly situations. you'll have
to complete various missions using whateveryou find in the environment. 06 pulsar arenapulsar arena is a rhythm based shooter that takes elements from traditional games liketug of war and hot potato. the arena puts two players in an hourglass balanced betweena beating binary pulsar system. it's a very eclectic game based on sound and music response. 05 the witnessthe witness is a 3d puzzle game heavily inspired by myst. players will explore an open worldisland filled with both natural and man made structures. players will have to solve thesepuzzles by finding clues around the game world. there's very little instruction, you'll haveto learn how to create solutions as you play.
04 classroom aquaticclassroom aquatic is another tongue in cheek simulator type game. you'll play as a dolphinunderwater in school. you'll have to take tests and learn, but you can also cheat bysneaking a peak at other dolphin's work. 03 windlandswindlands is a first person exploration game that revolves around using a grappling hookfor traversal. you'll be exploring the ruins of a fallen civilization and looking for secrets.there will be skill based time trials and speed runs, so it's not just about discovery,but also about learning the movements. 02 superhotsuperhot is a unique first person shooter where time moves only when you move. it'salmost like being in the matrix because you
can see bullets moving slowly towards youor you can plan your steps before even pulling the trigger on your gun. 01 vanguard vin vanguard v, you play as qu, who has tracked a parasite menace from across space. withthe help of her ai companion she'll have to fight to save the planet's inhabitants frombeing destroyed. the game is a fast action rail shooter similar to something like rezor panzer dragon. outrothe oculus rift has some unique games coming up, but only a few of them have really highproduction value. a lot of games are more like experiments than perfected ideas. whatare your thoughts on the rift games? let us
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