Top 10 Samsung Gear VR apps
Looking for something fun to play in VR? We’ve got the top 10 downloads from the last week on the WEARVR app marketplace, a cross-platform repository of virtual reality experiences.
10. Stunt Kart
We love racing games and we hope you do too. Here’s a racing demo called Stunt Kart recently updated with improved physics and graphics.
- Use a gamepad or keyboard to control the kart. Space to start the race.
- R to reset DK2 orientation.
- Z to reset the car position in case you get stuck.
- Oculus Runtime 0.7
- Oculus Runtime 1.3.0
- Input Controls
- Keyboard, Gamepad
SDK 0.7.0 and 0.8.0 – Windows
SDK1.3.0 – Windows
- Execute the DreadeyeVR.exe to play.
- If you are having issues with Direct, try in Extended mode for Oculus
- Windows 7+ 64-bit
- 4 GB RAM
- 1 GB HD space
- OSVR HDK
- Oculus Rift DK2, Runtime version 0.8
- press SPACEBAR to start
- press R to reset camera orientation
- press ESCAPE to quit the game or return to the menu
8. Don’t let Go!
7. Flying Aces VR
Flying Aces VR is a flight sim/combat game set during World War 1. Take to the skies and experience the birth and rise of aerial combat during the Great War (1914-1918). Develop and test your piloting, gunning and bombing skills in structured missions, and lead your side to victory from above!
6. LA 2097 – Precipice
Pre-release experience inspired by the film Blade Runner, in particular the balcony shot. Sit down and let the city fill you.
- Oculus Rift DK2
- GTX 750ti
- Intel Core i5+
- Windows 7+
- 4 GB RAM
- 4 GB Video RAM
Kittypocalypse is an in-depth strategic tower defence game built exclusively for VR. Across a diverse range of environments, defeat the hordes of evil alien kitties and salvage what’s left of your home planet.
Evil alien beings have successfully taken over your planet by dressing up as cute kittens – and they’ve taken over all that you know and love. Recovery vessels have been sent to salvage what’s left… but the evil alien kitties are in pursuit!
Battle across more than 20 island landscapes, taking you on an epic journey from arid deserts, through lush forests, to snow-covered mountain peaks. Plan your approach, employing quick-fire defensive tactics to protect the vital communication systems the kitties are plotting to take down.
Alpha – Windows
Explore your surroundings and dive deep into an ancient cave system. Follow the drone ship and discover the horrific truth about the darkest of all places… SONAR is a new kind of cinematic entertainment, striking a balance between traditional movie making and interactive media. The shortfilm is a fully immersive, slow paced, 360° computer-generated experience.
Now available on Samsung Gear VR!
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Hypnos is a First Person Adventure/Puzzle game, with mixed VR/classic flat-screen gameplay. Developed with Unreal Engine 4 for Oculus DK2.
This is a Vertical Slice for a full game currently in development.
A patient with severe insomnia commits to an experimental treatment through a machine, the Hypnos, that allows him to experience lucid dreams.
An animated music video by arjanM and House of Secrets that’s been widely acclaimed in VR circles. Headphones are recommended for an optimal experience. Check out the developer websites for more cool stuff.
Now updated for Oculus Runtime 0.8
1. Castle Black
A fan created experience based on the Game of Thrones location ‘Castle Black’ and ‘The Wall’, outpost of the Night’s Watch. In this experience you can ascend the wall in the caged lift, and atop The Wall, look down from a creaky ledge and lookout at the north. You can explore Castle Black’s main courtyard (with a few easter eggs for fans) and you can go through the Gates and see what lies beyond in the frozen North.