Sony PlayStation Virtual Reality Spotlight returned today to highlight some new titles coming to the platform’s virtual reality component, the PSVR. The announcements of the new game follow news that Sony is developing new hardware for the next generation of PSVRs, destined for the PS5 console, which will replace existing controllers and headsets. And while we’re still waiting for the hardware specs for those peripherals, we now know of some of the new titles coming to PSVR, courtesy of said spotlight.
Here are the six new games announced today, starting with one great hitter. Doom 3: VR Edition Coming March 29 for PlayStation 4 with backward compatibility on PlayStation 5:
DOOM 3: VR Edition transforms id Software’s critically acclaimed horror action shooter into an incredible virtual reality experience, plunging players into a terrifying world where hell lurks around every corner.
A demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation’s Martian research facilities, leaving horror and death in its wake. You are one of the few survivors, a Marine with access to an arsenal of weapons. Fight your way through the dark and claustrophobic corridors of the research facility to Hell itself to prevent the invasion from reaching Earth.
DOOM 3: VR Edition also includes the two expansions: Resurrection of Evil and The Lost Mission. In The Lost Mission you are the only survivor of Bravo Team, tasked with destroying a teleportation relay located in the depths of Hell capable of sending an army of demons to Earth. Resurrection of Evil takes place two years after the events of DOOM 3: you must recover an ancient artifact capable of opening a portal to hell and destroy it before Maledict can use it to exterminate humanity.
Song in the Smoke immerses players in a beautiful and deadly virtual reality world where they must create, forage, hunt and fight to survive.
Take charge of survival and stay alive by gathering materials to craft tools, weapons, clothing, medicine, and shelter. Use your club and bow to fend off strange beasts, battle the elements, and embark on a quest to uncover the secrets of Song in the Smoke, coming to PS VR in 2021.
CEO of Ramen VR Andy Tsen shared a behind-the-scenes tease for Zenith, the studio’s next love letter to everything related to anime, MMOs and virtual reality. Here’s how Tsen described it:
Zenith is a virtual reality MMO that combines a colorful open world with adrenaline-pumping action-adventure gameplay. Our game has beautiful, handcrafted environments in which you will spend hours getting lost. From lush canopies in the Amarite Forest, to turquoise waters on the Radiant Coast, to the hyper-futuristic city of Zenith, we’ve built a stylized fantasy world filled with detail. Of course, the beautiful landscapes are only part of making Zenith feel like a living world, we have also invested a lot of time in tradition, infusing the environment with intricate details that bring it to life.
Set generations after a cataclysmic event known only as The Fracture, players will be drawn into a fascinating story as they battle men and gods alike to prevent catastrophe from striking again. Using the power of Essence, the magical blood of all living things, players will grow increasingly powerful as they venture together, encountering a colorful cast of champions and villains along the way.
Be sure to visit the PS blog for more information.
In I Expect You To Die 2, players return to the immersive world of espionage. After secretly surviving the final mission of I Expect You To Die, players go deep undercover to explore the diabolical intelligence the Agency received regarding Zoraxis’ move to take over the world. Players will embark on new missions to find out what Zoraxis is up to, use their elite spy skills to regain vital intelligence for the Agency, and do their best not to die mid-mission.
IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD FRACKING: COMING TO PS VR SUMMER 2021
Fracked, from the makers of the groundbreaking Phantom: Covert Ops, is the groundbreaking new virtual reality action adventure that seamlessly collides with relentless ‘run and cover’ shootouts with free and fluid skiing, running and climbing. . Uncompromising, bold and unabashedly stylish, Fracked takes Moves’ PS VR and delivers a kick ass VR game that has been completely enhanced for the PS5 ™.
From the team that brought you Arizona Sunshine, After the Fall is an epic VR action FPS with intense 4-player co-op play at its core. Team up with friends on all platforms, venture into a post-apocalyptic virtual reality world and take on massive hordes and fierce and towering snow races in a fierce fight for survival. http://afterthefall-vr.com.
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