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PlayStation VR Thread 2: Reloaded

mrtoaster

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Anyone have any information when new psvr model is coming to nordic countries? It's ridicoulous that we still have to wait for it.
 

Grinchy

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Man, the Extreme difficulty in Battlezone is so hard. We had one little gem left on the volcano boss at the end and lost. It's just so much harder than Hard mode. This game is so good, though.
 

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I've only seen very early impressions, but it's not sounding like Bravo Team is very good. I hope that's wrong, because farpoint co-op is my favorite thing VR has offered so far and was wanting a new VR co-op game.
 

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Been waiting for Knockout League for AU and it's up now. Seems like it could be alot of fun (and tiring,lol)

Had alittle play but going to have to move furniture around for better results in dodging etc but seems to run smooth.
Seems abit cheap i and lazy i know, just sitting there on couch but it was first jump in and trying lol :p
 

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Had my wife play the first 15 minutes of Bravo team, but before the day 1 patch finished downloading.

Super simplistic. People try to liken it to Time Crisis, but I think Mortal Blitz does that way better.

I'll post more once I try it with the patch. Aim drift was horrific.
 
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mckmas8808

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Had my wife play the first 15 minutes of Bravo team, but before the day 1 patch finished downloading.

Super simplistic. People try to liken it to Time Crisis, but I think Mortal Blitz does that way better.

I'll post more once I try it with the patch. Aim drift was horrific.
I hate to read this. Maaaan....
 

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Man, the Extreme difficulty in Battlezone is so hard. We had one little gem left on the volcano boss at the end and lost. It's just so much harder than Hard mode. This game is so good, though.
I agree. I picked up Battlezone when it released and really enjoy it.

Shoot me a PM for a PSN friend's request and perhaps we could play through it sometime. I've never made it to the end game. I would love to learn some strategies.
 

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Anyone have any information when new psvr model is coming to nordic countries? It's ridicoulous that we still have to wait for it.
I came to ask this as well. It's been 6 months and not a word yet. I've asked Sony's support twice and even they don't know. They've suggested asking the stores which is so backwards it makes my head spin.
 
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Been waiting for Knockout League for AU and it's up now. Seems like it could be alot of fun (and tiring,lol)

Had alittle play but going to have to move furniture around for better results in dodging etc but seems to run smooth.
Seems abit cheap i and lazy i know, just sitting there on couch but it was first jump in and trying lol :p

Yeah, I just bought Knockout League myself. If anyone wants one helluva work out buy this game! Backyard alley training is intense as all hell and it really makes me feel like I'm becoming a boxer due to head movements.
 
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Yeah, I might need Knockout League. It sounds like a nice physical game. I need to come up with a sweat solution. The idea of just sweating into the headset is so gross lol
Oh easily will. Here's some footage of me doing backyard training in it just to give you an idea. Most exhaustive I've been playing a game. ( ignore the awful boxing matches at the end I was tired and wasn't fighting right )

 
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Lokimaru

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At least Eurogamer trashes it pretty much completely: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-03-04-bravo-team-review-an-astonishingly-bad-vr-shooter-from-a-team-that-should-know-better

Having said that, I've found their reviews as of late to be... I'll be kind and say inconsistent, so apply grains of salt as required.
I was going to play it straight through to the end but the game glitched out on me late game forcing me to to stop playing else I would have completed it same day. Hell I only really stopped cause I saw how late it was and had to get some sleep for work the next day. It's like being Inside a Arcade shooter like Virtua Cop or Time Crisis and both Sega and Namco are run by fools if they don't take notice. Would pay good money for a Virtua Cop VR or Time Crises VR. Given the plot the OT should say "Are you a Bad enough Dude (Or Dudette) to save the President?"
 

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Developer of Knockout league just reached out and gave me a code. Will give a shot and a review will be coming!
 

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In this play station VR your dying father - an esteemed scientist - summons you to his Antarctic base to undergo an intensive interstellar quest: retrieve the Quintessence, an elusive energy source that will help reverse the ageing process. Is that suitable for this Playstation VR thread 2?
 

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Knockout League is a flipping work out. Like legitimately. I threw on my band to see just how much. Burned 350 calores in 30 minutes.
 

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I'm really enjoying it so far. The review is coming.
I picked it up too, but I haven't been in a VR mood lately. I see where that mech game is on sale. Worth getting?

Also from what it sounds like I'd be better off buying Mortal Blitz instead of Bravo Team. Can you use the AIM controller with it?
 

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Knockout League is a flipping work out. Like legitimately. I threw on my band to see just how much. Burned 350 calores in 30 minutes.
I can imagine the headset must get pretty steamy pretty fast making you have to wipe the lens every 5mins.

Also the state of your face under the mask.
 

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Just finished Thumper and boy, what a ride.

This type of rhythm game is not my usual cup of tea at all, but after trying the demo I bought it when it was on offer last month.

I ended up S ranking every level. Love the sound of those kettle drums and the sonic booms during boss battles was a fabulous sensory experience.

Highly recommended even if you’re not into rhythm games.

Strange thing I’ve found about VR is that my pre-conceived notions as to the kinds of games I’d really enjoy have somewhat been turned upside down... and whilst I do enjoy the likes of your Dooms and Eve’s, I’ve found myself spending the vast majority of my VR time with stuff like Pinball, Polybius and the above mentioned Thumper.

Polybius in particular is a bit of a revelation as I’m not really a fan of old school arcade shooters but the VR experience of this game is something to behold. It also doesn’t hurt that the game in VR is the closest thing you’ll probably get to tripping without the aid of chemicals.

Um.. so yeah, thumbs up for Thumper, six quid well spent.
 

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I can imagine the headset must get pretty steamy pretty fast making you have to wipe the lens every 5mins.

Also the state of your face under the mask.
Once the lens warms up and acclimatises, you get much less fog if any.
I only ever get red face this bad with my Vive. The Rift and PSVR are not as front heavy as the Vive so are easier on the face, especially the PSVR.
 

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I picked it up too, but I haven't been in a VR mood lately. I see where that mech game is on sale. Worth getting?

Also from what it sounds like I'd be better off buying Mortal Blitz instead of Bravo Team. Can you use the AIM controller with it?
which mech game are you referring to?
 

Nikana

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I can imagine the headset must get pretty steamy pretty fast making you have to wipe the lens every 5mins.

Also the state of your face under the mask.
lol something like that.

I actually found the headset moving to be the biggest issue. When you really get moving it can slide around a bit.
 

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Just finished Thumper and boy, what a ride.

Strange thing I’ve found about VR is that my pre-conceived notions as to the kinds of games I’d really enjoy have somewhat been turned upside down...
Yeah, I love Thumper too and also highly recommend it. And I totally agree - game genres I've never cared about in the past are so much more appealing in VR.

I still haven't bought Polybius yet, but I see so many recommendations for it that I might as well grab it.
 

Hissing Sid

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I still haven't bought Polybius yet, but I see so many recommendations for it that I might as well grab it.
Yeah Polybius is pretty out there, especially when you get some speed going and the game world starts warping around you.

I can see why the title is a major no no for anyone who suffers from game related seizures. Honestly at times I found it almost too intense and was glad my wife was in the room when I was playing it lol.

Some of the arcade sounds took me back in time and the soundtrack is very well done. There’s a little homage level to the old ZX Spectrum that I thought was cool as hell.

I’d never even heard of the game and only picked it up because it was on sale but I’m glad I did.
 
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mckmas8808

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Just finished Thumper and boy, what a ride.

This type of rhythm game is not my usual cup of tea at all, but after trying the demo I bought it when it was on offer last month.

I ended up S ranking every level. Love the sound of those kettle drums and the sonic booms during boss battles was a fabulous sensory experience.

Highly recommended even if you’re not into rhythm games.

Strange thing I’ve found about VR is that my pre-conceived notions as to the kinds of games I’d really enjoy have somewhat been turned upside down... and whilst I do enjoy the likes of your Dooms and Eve’s, I’ve found myself spending the vast majority of my VR time with stuff like Pinball, Polybius and the above mentioned Thumper.

Polybius in particular is a bit of a revelation as I’m not really a fan of old school arcade shooters but the VR experience of this game is something to behold. It also doesn’t hurt that the game in VR is the closest thing you’ll probably get to tripping without the aid of chemicals.

Um.. so yeah, thumbs up for Thumper, six quid well spent.
Which game did you like more in VR? Thumper or Polybius?
 

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I haven't played Polybius, but I can heartily recommend Thumper. I can't even play that game without VR, it makes a huge difference on the timing for me. Glad the first time I saw it was on the demo disc. I might have passed on it if I had seen the 2D version first.

I will give credit to Giant Bomb who raved about that game during a GOTY podcast. That stuck in the back of my head when I was playing the demo. I might not have been so willing to buy if it weren't for them.
 

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Which game did you like more in VR? Thumper or Polybius?
I played more of Thumper but found Polybius to be the more impressive VR experience overall.

Having said that, I think if I had to choose which one to take with me into exile I’d probably go with Thumper as I enjoyed the gameplay more, even though it doesn’t match the pure VR spectacle of Polybius.
 
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