The much awaited virtual reality headset drops on Q1 2016. The Rift will come with a sensor and an Xbox One controller, and will support Xbox One game streaming via a Windows 10 PC. The Touch controllers will be sold separately.
SMS Racing is a virtual reality parody racing game for the Samsung Gear VR and Galaxy Note 4. During the race, both you and the AI racers are sent silly text messages that you have to reply to within 10 seconds. Non-VR version here.
Mac Cauley’s virtual reality tribute to Vincent Van Gogh. The Night Café lets you explore a 3D version of the Dutch artist’s eponymous painting, populated by Van Gogh himself as well as his other works.
The 21st century arcade. The Void is working to combine virtual reality technology with dedicated arenas that have objects, obstacles and stimuli – wind, rain, motion – that will match what players are seeing in their headsets.
A spinoff of the space MMO EVE Online, EVE: Valkyrie is an upcoming virtual reality team-based multiplayer dogfighting game for the Oculus Rift, the PlayStation 4 Project Morpheus and other VR platforms.
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a virtual reality party game where only one player can see and interact with the randomly generated time bomb. The other players will refer to a sheet of instructions to assist with the bomb disposal.
SoKrispyMedia – the guys behind the excellent Chalk Warfare series – take on virtual reality in their latest clip, introducing us to a tech that would be so much cooler than the Oculus Rift. Think Garry’s Mod in real life.
Pinć (“pinch”) is a headset for the iPhone 6/6+ and similarly-sized Android 4.1+ phones. It comes with two motion sensing rings and an app that lets you navigate your phone, browser, YouTube and more in a VR environment.