During this year’s ChinaJoy Expo in Shanghai, Sony has announced four new PlayStation VR titles that’ll be making its way over to the west as part of their new initiative for exciting VR content. PlayStation wants to unearth new talent to make sure they are bringing the “freshest, most innovative experiences” across their platform.
Below are the four games listed:
You’ll be taking on the role of the main character named David Ridley who has to battle the eerie consequences of a tragic event which has darkened your world.
Listed as a horror game, the only way to see the world around you is by making noise in the game. Players will have to use echolocation to reveal the environment around you while being tactical with sound.
The PlayStation VR headset has a built-in mic that’ll be capturing your voice to help illuminate the way. Your voice will will also be key in trying to locate items throughout the story.
As you progress through the game, you’ll discover the importance of strategic gameplay as the sounds you make not only help you to navigate, they could also alert lurking enemies to your presence; it’s an audio awakening in which enemies hear your fear.
2. The Walker
The Walker, produced by Haymaker studio in China is a fantasy combat story that’ll be rattling your inner spirit.
As a descendant of the ancient Fangxiang family, whose mystical mix of swordsmanship and sorcery hasn’t diminished through the ages, will have to save the world from a demonic militia.
You’ll be having to uncover and master ancient spells and charms to defeat these invaders. You’ll have access to infused weapons that grant special powers to destroy these demonic militia. The story will take place in historic Shanghai with unique sights and sounds to help envelop you as you battle between sweeping boss showdowns.
3. Kill X
Kill X is a unique PS VR game developed by the good folks over at VIVA Games. This claustrophobic thriller will take you on a journey where you’ll uncover the horrors taking place on a secluded island. Players will be discovering the truth behind an organization whose aiming to discover the secrets behind immortality through experimenting on human subjects.
As you veer between the past, present and future of these experiments and their aftereffects, you’ll battle through swarms of the island’s unfortunate inhabitants. There are puzzles to be cracked and ever-more powerful weaponry to be found as you dig deeper into this heart-stopping mystery.
4. Legion Commander
The fourth listed PS VR game is called Legion Commander by ChangYou Games.
Players will be choosing a commander to form an army. Then you’ll pick units with specialized attributes to battle on the playing field. Players will also use special cards to cast spells on the opponent to defeat the enemies horde.
With three races – Orcs, Humans and Elves -pitched to fight against one another under the evil influencer of an ancient demon you must find the right blend of skills to defeat enemy armies and restore harmony to the world.
There weren’t any stamped dates on when these particular games will be available for PlayStation VR but they have announced that they’ll be bringing more content soon to the West. Make sure to stay tuned as we bring the latest news in the PS VR world!