This week, we released 10+ titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a look at some of the highlights:
Master the art of mixing beats minus the extra gear with Reality Decks. You can load your own music as virtual vinyl or choose from bundled audio tracks. There’s also a crash course on how to get started as a DJ, complete with practice tracks and 25 vocal hooks for scratching.
Real-time strategy warfare comes to VR with Hidden Path Entertainment’s gem Brass Tactics. Command your troops from a living tabletop battlefield and customize your army as you see fit. In addition to co-op and competitive multiplayer, there’s a narrative campaign spanning more than six hours to capture your attention and four AI personalities to test your mettle.
Perfect For: Fans of RTS games, Age of Empires II, and Skyworld
Developer: Hidden Path Entertainment
Available On: Rift
More Info: “Like Clockwork: Real-Time Strategy Gem Brass Tactics Now Available on Rift”
This epic magical dueling game gets an update that puts new spells at your disposal, plus dynamic environments that will test not only your wand-wrangling abilities, but also your agility to stay ahead of danger. The update also features a variety of behind-the-scenes improvements, plus in-game events that will have you believing in magic.
BBC’s new app puts you in the center of compelling stories made for VR. Damming the Nile, takes you to the world’s longest river. See the dam for yourself and come face-to-face with the richest man in Sudan in this two-episode documentary.
Tomb Raider VR: Lara’s Escape
The OG kickass Tomb Raider Lara Croft will be back in cinemas for a franchise reboot in March 2018. Watch her new adventures come to life in Gear VR with this companion experience. Help Lara run away from Trinity soldiers, and use her flashlight to journey through crumbling caverns and dangerous traps. Then wield her weapons to evade soldiers as you climb, rappel, and zip-line your way to freedom.
Underwater exploration comes to life like no other with Operation Apex, an educational adventure game that submerges you in the open sea in search of the largest great white shark. Previously available on Vive, Operation Apex lets you take on the role of a research assistant and collect data from the marine life around you. The app combines full locomotion with interactive marine elements for a truly immersive experience.
— The Oculus Team