Tokyo Game Show is underway in Japan, and a huge focus has been virtual reality – especially with the upcoming launch of the PlayStation VR hardware on October 13. TGS, then, provides a welcome peek into the Japanese VR game development scene that we just haven’t seen on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Here are all the key VR announcements that have come out of the show. Though many of these games will be exclusive to Japan, some will also be getting worldwide releases.
“Glimpsed in this new trailer are a number of titles that will be exclusive to Japan, as well as others that will see a worldwide release...”
“Across the board, it’s more crisp ... So absolutely everything will look clearer.”
“MSI has announced the VR One, a portable backpack-style PC that is designed for use with virtual reality headsets...”
“The developer is working on a version of the game that will take advantage of the PS4 Pro. Whether or not the PlayStation VR version will be improved remains unclear, but the potential is there...”
“The app can display a replica of your smartphone’s screen as a projection within the VR scene itself, allowing you to navigate your phone’s interface without needing to remove your PlayStation VR headset...”
“In the United States and Canada, the demo disc will contain an extra 10 PlayStation VR games, bringing the total up to 18...”
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