The VR Game Launch Roundup: Scenic Views and Mini Motors

Currently, it looks like a bit of a quiet week when it comes to virtual reality (VR) videogame releases. There are still a few on the cards including a physical release of tiny racer Mini Motor Racing X.

Blueplanet VR – Blueplanet VR

A curated collection of 40+ scenic and cultural heritage locations from around the world. Created using  photogrammetry these place include Borobudur Temple in Indonesia and the Bears Ears National Monument in the southwestern US.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index
  • Release date: 15th June

Metal Gunner – Kimys Studios

One of the smaller indie titles on this list, Metal Gunner looks to be the first videogame from this studio. An action-arcade experience putting players inside mechs to fight their way through several worlds, Metal Gunner is purely single-player with a campaign and wave-based base defence mode.

  • Supported platforms: Valve Index and Oculus Rift
  • Release date: 15th June

Happy Oshare Time – Hapiosha

Need some random Japanese gameplay in your life? Then Happy Oshare Time might just fit the bill. Dress your character up using 30 costumes, 5 hairstyles, and 15 accessories, then perform in rhythm-game concerts and do photoshoots.

  • Supported platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index
  • Release date: 17th June

Mini Motor Racing X – The Binary Mill

Originally released on PlayStation Store last December, the micro racing experience is coming to retail thanks to Perp Games. The racer offers lots of tracks and cars for single-player and multiplayer racing.

  • Supported platforms: PlayStation VR (Physical launch)
  • Release date: 19th June

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