The PlayStation VR (PSVR) Thread

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Found 4th Jul 2016
Freebies:

UK PSN

PlayStation VR Demo Pack

Playroom VR

Call of Duty: Assual Jackal

Invasion

Allumette

US PSN
World War Toons

Gary the Gull

360° trailers that can be used with google cardboad, gear vr etc:

Battlezone: youtube.com/wat…WT8

SuperHyperCube: youtube.com/wat…Pa0

Eve: Valkyrie: youtube.com/wat…ZRE

Ocean Descent: youtube.com/wat…LCQ

Golem 360° screenshots:

youtube.com/wat…eZo

youtube.com/wat…msA

youtube.com/wat…9AE

youtube.com/wat…0ac

Every confirmed PlayStation VR game videos:

Part 1: youtube.com/wat…_lk

Part 2: youtube.com/wat…qw4

Part 3 horror: youtube.com/wat…xpQ

Part 4: youtube.com/wat…sy0

Part 5 puzzle games: youtube.com/wat…NvI

Part 6: youtube.com/wat…HUI

Part 7: youtube.com/wat…u_Q

Top comments

Also..... I don't want glasses.


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1971 Comments

No.

Original Poster

MysticalUndies

No.



Yeah, but you have mystical undies. I imagine your life is pretty sorted.

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Thought I'd chuck some semi useful stuff in here.

List of confirmed games: en.wikipedia.org/wik…_VR 139 of the at time of writing!
Edited by: "MSK." 4th Jul 2016

nope, its an expensive fad, yeah it is probably fun for an hour but so not worth the price

Original Poster

StevenBrown

nope, its an expensive fad, yeah it is probably fun for an hour but so … nope, its an expensive fad, yeah it is probably fun for an hour but so not worth the price



I guess I have 45 minutes left then

If you're excited then I'm excited. But..... I'll wait for your approval before considering getting one.

add-ons for consoles so far haven't been great, Kinect, PlayStation move thingy. The Wii was abit gimmicky for me, but trying to be optimistic for this :-) unfortunately I'll need to wait a lot longer till the Xbox head gear comes out. looking forward to seeing/hearing what players and friends think of it.

Also..... I don't want glasses.


http://starecat.com/content/wp-content/uploads/mom-dont-sit-too-close-to-the-tv-its-bad-for-your-eyes-20-years-later-oculus-rift.jpg

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Aiden1512

If you're excited then I'm excited. But..... I'll wait for your … If you're excited then I'm excited. But..... I'll wait for your approval before considering getting one.



It already has my approval, from my 15 minutes trail There should be demos out and about this summer, though nothing has been announced yet

Original Poster

STRICKIBHOY

add-ons for consoles so far haven't been great, Kinect, PlayStation move … add-ons for consoles so far haven't been great, Kinect, PlayStation move thingy. The Wii was abit gimmicky for me, but trying to be optimistic for this :-) unfortunately I'll need to wait a lot longer till the Xbox head gear comes out. looking forward to seeing/hearing what players and friends think of it.



I don't think it's perfect, but I do think it's on another level to something like PlayStation move or Kinect. I'm wondering if you will be able to use Oculus with Xbox Scorpio? It seems like that might be the point.

Original Poster

Aiden1512

Also..... I don't want glasses.



Don't worry Aiden, it has lenses inside which give the impression of distance. You should be fine

Though Nintendo still don't seem 100% convinced.

I went on Galactica (Air 2.0) at Alton Towers the other week.. that was about 45 seconds of boredom.. hope the PSVR ain't like that

http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/59/590x/secondary/Alton-Towers-Galactica-Review-UK-Alton-Towers-Release-Date-Alton-Towers-Galactica-UK-Virtual-Reality-Headset-Samsung-VR-Headset-489567.jpg

http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Virtual-Reality-Galactica-Space-Simulation-Ride.jpg

pile of hyped up tosh .. was better just being Air

Original Poster

arcangel111

I went on Galactica (Air 2.0) at Alton Towers the other week.. that was … I went on Galactica (Air 2.0) at Alton Towers the other week.. that was about 45 seconds of boredom.. hope the PSVR ain't like that



Haven't heard of that before. What is it? Pure VR or something else? The website isn't very explanatory.

The experience thing you can try with your phone on the front page is a bit underwhelming too:

galacticatours.com/

HTC Vive is a lot of fun, so PSVR has a lot to live up to. Plus like all things PlayStation, greatness waits. Resident Evil ain't here till next year so... I would wait.

No I think it will flop.

I guess there will be more relationship splits when this comes out.

I'm getting one... if GAME are still in business by that point (they have my deposit and the majority of the cost on a gift card).

I'm still wary of it, I remember VR the first time around... and the vomiting... We'll see.

I don't think it's a fad, I've been using the Oculus DK2 since Sept 2014 and it continues to delight.
The screen resolution is holding it back though and might disappoint some users.

The kids have asked for it for christmas this year, so im looking forward to having to wait 2-3 bloody months before I can actually have a go.... not.

I hope it's a success and drives the price of the HTC VIVE down, that's where my money is going.

haritori

The kids have asked for it for christmas this year, so im looking forward … The kids have asked for it for christmas this year, so im looking forward to having to wait 2-3 bloody months before I can actually have a go.... not.



You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it didn;t work properly, or they didn't know how to use it on Christmas morning X)

Why my son got his brand new Megadrive for Christmas, it looked like I had bought it from Cash Converters X)

I know, I'm a crap Father

deeky

You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it … You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it didn;t work properly, or they didn't know how to use it on Christmas morning X)Why my son got his brand new Megadrive for Christmas, it looked like I had bought it from Cash Converters X)I know, I'm a crap Father




Ahh I forgot about testing!

Deeky your a gamer dad, we are the best!
Edited by: "haritori" 4th Jul 2016

deeky

You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it … You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it didn;t work properly, or they didn't know how to use it on Christmas morning X)Why my son got his brand new Megadrive for Christmas, it looked like I had bought it from Cash Converters X)I know, I'm a crap Father



Can't just turn these things on and off, Deek. They need to be thoroughly tested. That makes you a super dad. X)

Not interested in this VR stuff yet. Not until there are "proper" games made for it really. These "experiences" make it all sound like another Playstation Move/Kinect situation. Sony/Microsoft have shown they struggle to support their add ons so will wait quite a while before investing to make sure I don't end up with another paperweight. Should be cheaper then too.

Steve Mac

I hope it's a success and drives the price of the HTC VIVE down, that's … I hope it's a success and drives the price of the HTC VIVE down, that's where my money is going.



If any will be successful or make it mainstream it has to be the PSVR, the install base of the PS4 alone must be massive in comparison to the install base of PC's capable of running OR or VIVE.

haritori

If any will be successful or make it mainstream it has to be the PSVR, … If any will be successful or make it mainstream it has to be the PSVR, the install base of the PS4 alone must be massive in comparison to the install base of PC's capable of running OR or VIVE.



I really hope the PSVR succeeds as it will really help move things along.
If it fails miserably or delivers a poor VR experience it could cause more harm than good

haritori

If any will be successful or make it mainstream it has to be the PSVR, … If any will be successful or make it mainstream it has to be the PSVR, the install base of the PS4 alone must be massive in comparison to the install base of PC's capable of running OR or VIVE.



I'm a console gamer since conception I only started PC last year but am eyeing up the PS VR, which I think will succeed on the strength of the price alone, compared to other platforms.

Gaming used to have a reputation for loners sat on their own in dark bedrooms, over the years they managed to develop a social element that at its peak led to huge gaming nights playing Pro Evo or Rock Band etc.

Can't help but think VR and the rise of online multiplayer makes it feel like we are going back the other way.

That said I think it's a great technology and used correctly will lead to some incredible gaming moments given how good our visuals are nowadays. Imagine Uncharted standing on top of a mountain or Alien Isolation hidden in a cupboard oO

I would love to get involved, the price point is a bit rich for me at this stage but I hope it gets backed and succeeds just to give another option for folk out there to enjoy a much derided medium.

g8spur

Gaming used to have a reputation for loners sat on their own in dark … Gaming used to have a reputation for loners sat on their own in dark bedrooms, over the years they managed to develop a social element that at its peak led to huge gaming nights playing Pro Evo or Rock Band etc. Can't help but think VR and the rise of online multiplayer makes it feel like we are going back the other way. That said I think it's a great technology and used correctly will lead to some incredible gaming moments given how good our visuals are nowadays. Imagine Uncharted standing on top of a mountain or Alien Isolation hidden in a cupboard oOI would love to get involved, the price point is a bit rich for me at this stage but I hope it gets backed and succeeds just to give another option for folk out there to enjoy a much derided medium.



Your right, console gaming has become massively social now, and this is a strength of the PSVR, most of the reviews or previews i have read, seem to indicate PSVR is best when played with friends, and PSVR allows the TV screen to be in use the same time as the Headset.

haritori

Your right, console gaming has become massively social now, and this is a … Your right, console gaming has become massively social now, and this is a strength of the PSVR, most of the reviews or previews i have read, seem to indicate PSVR is best when played with friends, and PSVR allows the TV screen to be in use the same time as the Headset.



It's it socially interactive though or is it just a case of "hey come look at this plonker waving around!"

Original Poster

g8spur

It's it socially interactive though or is it just a case of "hey come … It's it socially interactive though or is it just a case of "hey come look at this plonker waving around!"



Here's the trailer. The people looking at the TV see different things to the person using the headset and they have to guide the person with the headset around:

youtube.com/wat…fn8

Original Poster

I think there will also be a social aspect of it through 'playing' with other people in multiverses. You might count that as not social at all if you're that was inclined, but it will likely be like being in party chat on steroids.

Atom Universe it confirmed, which is made by the same people as PlayStation home, so you can probably imagine what to expect from that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn5F1gg_m1I

There was also this first party environment, I think it was shown at GDC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK8tMwlZLEM

The graphics are pretty scabby, but the ways of interaction are more interesting and it uses move controllers for the hand movement.

I'm unsure if I will like either of these, because I've got quite mixed feelings about the social aspects of PS4 anyway.
Edited by: "MSK." 4th Jul 2016

Original Poster

Steve Mac

I'm a console gamer since conception I only started PC last year but … I'm a console gamer since conception I only started PC last year but am eyeing up the PS VR, which I think will succeed on the strength of the price alone, compared to other platforms.



It will get even more interesting it it does work on PC too. Sony have said on record they haven't ruled that out in the future, though I am not banking on it.

Original Poster

biddilybah

Can't just turn these things on and off, Deek. They need to be thoroughly … Can't just turn these things on and off, Deek. They need to be thoroughly tested. That makes you a super dad. X)Not interested in this VR stuff yet. Not until there are "proper" games made for it really. These "experiences" make it all sound like another Playstation Move/Kinect situation. Sony/Microsoft have shown they struggle to support their add ons so will wait quite a while before investing to make sure I don't end up with another paperweight. Should be cheaper then too.



I can understand what you mean, but I can see Radial-G happily filling my time if other games do turn out to be short experiences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Vk25D5NHQ

Batllezone looks like quite a complete and re-playable game: youtube.com/wat…Q7w

Original Poster

deeky

You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it … You mad? You've got to test it to make sure it works. How awful if it didn;t work properly, or they didn't know how to use it on Christmas morning X)Why my son got his brand new Megadrive for Christmas, it looked like I had bought it from Cash Converters X)I know, I'm a crap Father



It would just be rude not to! How you would find a discrete time to do that could be interesting though

Original Poster

Decoded

I guess there will be more relationship splits when this comes out.



I'm a bit worried about how my cat is going to react. He hates hats with a passion oO

Decoded

I guess there will be more relationship splits when this comes out.


You could be right there...

[img]d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/…png?w=311[/img]

X)

moneysavingkitten

I can understand what you mean, but I can see Radial-G happily filling my … I can understand what you mean, but I can see Radial-G happily filling my time if other games do turn out to be short experiences :Dhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Vk25D5NHQBatllezone looks like quite a complete and re-playable game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_AqqlqnQ7w



See, I look at those and they don't really appeal to me. Maybe I'm just becoming a miserable sod as I get older. X)

Original Poster

biddilybah

You could be right … You could be right there...[img]https://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/full/1505583/illusion-vr-virtual-reality-sex-suit.png?w=311[/img]X)



I'm guessing PlayStation VR will be a bit more PG than the PC versions... but...

NSFW, requires google translate: http://20to4000.hatenablog.com/entry/2016/06/12/160858

It just gets weirder.

Original Poster

biddilybah

See, I look at those and they don't really appeal to me. Maybe I'm just … See, I look at those and they don't really appeal to me. Maybe I'm just becoming a miserable sod as I get older. X)



What do you think would appeal to you? What would it need to do to suck you in? (no filth intended X))
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