ICYMI: Oculus YouTube Highlights, August 2018

Oculus Blog
Posted by Oculus VR
August 8, 2018

Today, we’re kicking off a new monthly blog series where we’ll highlight some of our favorite videos from the Oculus YouTube channel. Let’s dive in!

Monthly Must Play

A relatively new feature on the Oculus YouTube channel, our Monthly Must Plays give you rapid-fire access to some of each month’s hottest games and experiences. In the August 2018 episode, we take a look at Pixel Ripped 1989, Star Trek: Bridge Crew’s The Next Generation DLC, Seeking Dawn, TheWaveVR, and Ubisoft’s upcoming jetpack-fueled shooter Space Junkies.

Our July 2018 episode featured Budget Cuts, Tales of Wedding Rings VR, and Virtual Virtual Reality, while the June 2018 episode highlighted Moss, Pinball FX2 VR, RUSH, and Tvori. Next, watch the inaugural May 2018 episode for an inside look at Paper Valley, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, Puppet Fever, and Red Matter. Check them out individually or head over to the playlist to watch all four episodes.

Oculus Rift Stream

We regularly host streams on the Oculus Rift Facebook page featuring gaming influencers like EliotETC and RickyFTW of Internet Today, MissesMae, The Completionist, and more—and now, we’re sharing that content on YouTube. Hungry for more Space Junkies action? Dive into our recent Rift Stream with CrankGameplays:

If you like what you see, the interstellar adventure continues in Part 2 and Part 3—or switch gears to some metallic mayhem as Mr Sark plays Robo Recall:

Next, level up the firepower with giant mechs as SirLarr and James Willems of Funhaus take on Archangel:

Click here to check out the full playlist and stay tuned for even more Rift Stream action.

Behind the Scenes + Community Love

You can also go behind the scenes of one of our biggest releases of the year with this deep dive hosted by Andre Meadows, aka Black Nerd Comedy:

But don’t take our word for it—check out what Ctop has to say:

There’s plenty more community Let’s Plays and behind-the-scenes videos on our YouTube channel, so start working your way through and let us know some of your favorites.

Best of Rift

Last but not least, explore the latest episode of Best of Rift where we dig into some Wicked Weaponry in Arizona Sunshine, ARKTIKA.1, Blasters of the Universe, Dead and Buried, From Other Suns, Gunheart, I Expect You To Die, In Death, Lone Echo, Raw Data, Rec Room, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope, SUPERHOT VR, Wilson’s Heart, The Wizards, and XING: The Land Beyond.

Our inaugural episode of Best of Rift covered some of our favorite gameplay moments that simply wouldn’t be possible outside of VR. Keep an eye on the playlist for new episodes each month to that highlight the best reasons to step into Rift.

Visit our YouTube channel for even more Let’s Plays, game trailers, and curated content—and subscribe so you’ll never miss a beat.

— The Oculus Team