The virtual reality industry offers a stimulating game for the players in the world of Portals. It’s a collection of VR experiments, called The Lab set in a location of Aperture Science. The game setting is inside a Portal universe with eight mini game types. The first game is called slingshot, where the player has to shoot and destroy Personality Cores. The second game is called Longbow where the player has to defend a castle against invaders by using bow and arrow. The third game is called Xortex where the player has to pick and move around a spaceship to avoid projectiles. The fourth game is called Postcards which transports the player on top of the mountain accompanied by a robot dog. The fifth game is called Human Medical Scan where the players can look into biological body features through CT Scan. The sixth game is called Solar System where the player can pick, move and throw the planets of the solar system. The seventh game is called Robot Repair, an interactive mini game which features a human player inside a Glados testing lab. You’ll be tasked to repair the robot. The final game is called the Secret Shop where the player is tasked to do some shopping, interact with objects, and discover the secrets of the shop.
The player can make use of the different VR capabilities in one application. They can enter each mini game, explore the space around them and roam across the platform by teleporting. The players will experience picking up virtual objects such as a bow, repairing tools, and even bowling inside the gaming world. The Lab is a first person single player game that uses the HTC Vive.
The publisher and developer of the game is Valve Corporation, an American video developer and digital distribution company based in Bellevue, Washington. The game concept is entertaining and highly recommended for people who are new to VR gaming. The Lab is among the Top 10 rated game today on Steam and got an overwhelming number of positive reviews from the users. It’s currently free on steam, ready for you to try out!