Facebook’s Oculus Gaming Showcase: Maybe these types of events will be periodic now.


The Oculus Quest already feels just like a game console: Parent company Facebook leaned straight into that with its very first streamed Oculus Gaming Showcase Wednesday, which uncovered some of the video games coming this year. Many of these are sequels or episodic add-on content to current games. There’s also Resident Evil 4. Want to understand what was announced plus don’t feel like waiting around? Highlights and trailers are usually below.

Resident Evil 4: This VR port of Resident Evil 4 was revealed final week, but more video was shown about just how the game will appear. So far, it appears much like you’d anticipate: Resident Evil 4 on your own face. Like Resident Evil 7’s VR mode, appears like this could be an incredibly good transition. It’s actually more impressive that really being ported towards the Oculus Quest 2, but it is also the particular first Quest 2 exceptional game (it won’t perform on the particular original Quest).

Concept art in the next episode of Star Wars: Tales through the Galaxy’s Edge.


Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, Episode two: ILMxLab’s crossover VR game, set in the field of Disney’s in-park Galaxy’s Edge earth of Batuu, launched in late 2020. The game just came with Episode one, promising more episodes within time. The next event looks like it’s nearly here, but the tale remains a mystery. The first episode was quite great.

Star Wars Pinball VR: Zen Games’ bundle of eight VR pinball tables also provides VR minigames and the whole Star Wars collectible area with items to look from plus play with, and there’s an exclusive Mandalorian pinball table debuting within the collection. This appears more exciting than We expected. (It’s available April 29.)

Lone Echo 2: A zero-G adventure online game that’s been expected regarding a while is arriving to the PC-based Oculus Rift platform during the summer, with the particular ability to connect the Quest to a COMPUTER to play. This seems like The Expanse, but within VR.

I Expect You To Die two: The escape room-like secret agent puzzle game I Expect You To Die is among the best VR video games for the Quest. The follow up (called The Spy and the particular Liar) has similar puzzle-solving games, it looks such as. It’ll be on Rift and Quest sometime this particular year.

Carve Snowboarding: The makers of the classic Nintendo 64 game 1080 Snowboarding (!) have the VR snowboarding game that will looks completely like 1080 Snowboarding in VR. There are rail grinds along with a snowboard. There are usually caves. Why hasn’t anybody done this sooner?

Pistol Whip: Smoke & Thunder: The rhythm game Pistol Whip is getting an upgrade in the summer that is western-themed. Seems like all of us should expect quick-draw shootouts. Will there be Ennio Morricone music?

After the Fall: The next online game by the makers associated with Arizona Sunshine looks dark, zombie-filled and ’80s-themed. It’ll end up being on Rift and Quest, has been expected regarding several years and it is arriving later in 2021. See an age-restricted trailer here.

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