The VR Game Launch Roundup: Guns, Golems & Galaxies – Start new Adventures this November

As the run-up to Christmas begins, the virtual reality (VR) offerings are at an all-time high, with first-person shooters (FPS) and rhythm-action titles particularly popular this week. Make sure to check out our accompanying video and keep following our various social media feeds to get all the latest VR news and updates.

Galactic Rangers VR – DGMA

In this first-person space adventure, immerse yourself into an epic space battle fight your way through endless hordes of enemies and asteroids as you venture deep into space. Made in the spirit of many classic arcade cabinet games, this fast-paced VR extravaganza features a range of different weapons and powerups to assist your adventure.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift/HTC Vive/Windows Mixed Reality
  • Launch date: 5th November

Audica – Harmonix Music Systems

A mixture of Beat Saber and the classic Shoot ‘em Up’s, set in a huge galactic arena, you fire at different oncoming targets to an original soundtrack. Currently, in early access, the videogame in its present form features 24 tracks of Harmonix’s award-winning music gameplay. This VR “rhythm shooter” features an online leader board, a range of difficulty levels, practice mode and additional environments and weapons.

  • Supported platforms: PlayStation VR
  • Launch date: 5th November

Into the Radius – CM Games

Mobile game studio, Creative Mobile (CM Games) presents its first VR title in the form of Into the Radius. In this single-player shooter, utilise a range of realistic guns with equally realistic mechanics to survive in this cold, open-world, post-apocalyptic, ex-soviet setting featuring both a campaign and ‘free-roam’ mode. Currently, in Early Access, the final game is to have over 15 hours of playable storyline.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift/HTC Vive/Valve Index
  • Launch date: 6th November

Pistol Whip – Cloudhead Games

The newest addition to the ever-growing rhythm-action genre for VR comes Pistol Whip. New from Cloudhead Games, the studio behind The Gallery series, this is an action-rhythm first-person experience where users shoot, melee and avoid targets to your own choice of song. Designed as a ‘pick up and play’ title, Pistol Whip features a simple control scheme and each scene features its own unique soundtrack. Challenge and compete with your opponent’s thanks to online leaderboards and with top-notch comfort-first game design, you are guaranteed an enjoyable experience without the risk of motion sickness.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Quest/Oculus Rift/HTC Vive/Valve Index
  • Launch date: 7th November

Golem – CM Games

In this new PlayStation VR exclusive, you play as an injured child, Twine, who has developed an extraordinary ability. While completely bedridden, you have the power to see the world through the eyes of stone golems. You are able to control their movements, as you explore the ruins of an abandoned city and collect artefacts on your travels. First announced back in 2015, this long-awaited title also featuring a new original soundtrack from Destiny and Halo composer, Marty O’Donnell.

  • Supported platforms: PlayStation VR
  • Launch date: 8th November

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