The UploadVR Summer Showcase aired today, showcasing upcoming VR games and updates coming soon to a headset near you. The bi-annual presentation gives VR developers a platform to show off what they’re working on.
New Releases Announced in the 2022 Summer Showcase
- New Releases Announced in the 2022 Summer Showcase
- Broken Edge (Quest 2 / Steam VR)
- Green Hell (PCVR) – Out Now!
- Nerf Ultimate Championship (Quest 2) – August 25th 2022
- Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate (Quest 2)
- The Patcher (PCVR)
- Into the Radius (Quest 2) – September 2022
- Hubris – Fall (PCVR)
- Moss: Book II (Quest 2) – July 21st, 2022
- Propagation: Paradise hotel (Quest 2/Steam VR)
- Mothergunship Forge (Quest 2/Steam VR) – June 16th, 2022
- Hellsweeper VR (Quest 2/Steam VR) – Releasing Soon
- Espire2 (Quest 2)
- Orbital Strike (PCVR)
- Wands Alliances (Quest 2)
- Next Player Please (Quest 1/2)
- Tin Hearts (PCVR)
- Eolia (Quest 2)
- Requisition VR (PC VR)
- What The Bat (Quest 2/Steam VR)
- Gambit! (Quest 2/PCVR)
- Among Us VR (Quest 2/Steam VR) – Holiday 2022
- Killer Frequency (Quest 2/Steam VR)
- The Twilight Zone VR (Quest 2) – July 14th, 2022
- 2023 Releases
- Releases TBD & Upcoming Updates
Broken Edge (Quest 2 / Steam VR)
Broken Edge is a virtual reality multiplayer fantasy dueling game in which you take on the role of medieval swordsmen. Use their distinct skills and abilities, paired with cutting-edge fencing mechanics, to defeat online opponents and rise through the ranks! Developed by Fast Travel Games, this is sure to be one to look out for. Check out our positive review of their latest release “Cities: VR” here.
Green Hell (PCVR) – Out Now!
Green Hell’s gameplay and story focus on the psychological issues of surviving in harsh environments. In the trailer, it appears that the player is trapped and struggling for survival in the Amazonian Rainforest and that players will struggle not just against the environment, but also to maintain their sanity.
Nerf Ultimate Championship (Quest 2) – August 25th 2022
NERF Ultimate Championship is a competitive multiplayer game that transforms NERF matches into a thrilling virtual reality duel. As you hop around magnificent venues in heated head-to-head team matches, players can arm themselves with a variety of new and vintage blasters.
Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate (Quest 2)
MyDearest Inc is well known for its virtual reality (VR) graphic novels, but Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate takes a little detour from that genre. With stealth and puzzle mechanics, we’re excited to see just how far they can push this story-driven experience.
The Patcher (PCVR)
By South Korean game dev team Pixelity Games The Patcher is a VR multiplayer action shooting RPG where players must choose between factions – either ‘Junkmol’ or ‘Skymagg’ as a Patcher of the Neo JS City. It appears that players will collect weapons, upgrade them, and gain experience by skirmishing against each other and monsters, as well as encounter monstrous bosses. As players progress through the game, you’ll gain experience in each weapon and skill, making you stronger.
Into the Radius (Quest 2) – September 2022
For fans of the Stalker series, In Into the Radius, you explore a desolate filled with surreal landscapes and dangerous anomalies. Like most survival games, you’ll need to keep track of your ammo, food, and other items in order to survive as you explore. You won’t be able to win every fight in Into the Radius, you’ll have to choose carefully before engaging enemies. Check out our dedicated quick look article on Into the Radius here.
Hubris – Fall (PCVR)
A virtual reality action-adventure game based in the Hubris Sci-Fi Universe, which is both distinctive and exciting. You play as a recruit in training to become an agent of the Order of Objectivity, popularly known as the OOO. Players are able to move, climb, swim, and jump freely in this new full-blown space saga.
Moss: Book II (Quest 2) – July 21st, 2022
Moss: Book II, the long-awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed first, was finally unveiled. And it aspires to address what was possibly the game’s most serious flaw: it was too short! In an interview with Josh Stiksma, the game’s Design Director, we heard that the second ‘book’ in the series will be longer and more engaging this time around.
Propagation: Paradise hotel (Quest 2/Steam VR)
Combining survival horror and wave shooting, Propagation VR is a VR experience that will get your adrenaline pumping as you try to survive a zombie apocalypse
Mothergunship Forge (Quest 2/Steam VR) – June 16th, 2022
MOTHERGUNSHIP: FORGE is a frantic VR FPS rogue-lite where players craft powerful hand-held weapons and struggle to survive — er defeat — the MOTHERGUNSHIP.
Hellsweeper VR (Quest 2/Steam VR) – Releasing Soon
Another rogue-like in the books, Hellsweeper VR is a roguelike first-person combat game where you take on the role of an undead immortal. Traverse the underworld where every step brings a challenge or a chance. Gain mastery of your weapons and elemental magic, or fall to the unrelenting onslaught of dark creatures.
Espire2 (Quest 2)
The showcase revealed more details on the much-anticipated sequel to the hit Espire series. Set in the year 2036, Espire 2 marks the return of Espire Agent POE, who emerges from a seven-year coma.
“POE is thrust back into the world of dark espionage as the centerpiece of the Espire project,” the studio says. “Now, with the help of two bleeding-edge droids called “Frames”, and an all-new arsenal of weapons and tools, POE must embark on a mission to eliminate the global threat imposed by the deadly terrorist organization, OPHIS.”
Orbital Strike (PCVR)
Orbital Strike VR is a 1-4 player co-op space combat simulator. Experience a unique combination of first-person combat using hand jets while also deploying and directing capital ships against a relentless enemy.
Wands Alliances (Quest 2)
Wands Alliances — the spiritual successor to the VR Magic dealing game, Wands — will be coming to the Quest 2 platform this month on June 30th! Originally teased back in February, Wants Alliances is a 3v3 competitive game where players will engage in fast-paced magical duels. Check out our article on the Wands release here.
Next Player Please (Quest 1/2)
Next Player Please is the first fun and engaging VR party game played around a table with friends and only one device is passed around the table.
Tin Hearts (PCVR)
Behind every brilliant invention, hides a magical story. Guide a troop of tin soldiers through a magical toy-filled world, in this immersive puzzle adventure game from members of the team that brought you Fable.
Eolia (Quest 2)
On June 9, the musical title, which is a sequel to Rhythm of the Universe: Ionia from 2021, will be released on the headset. There’s also a new trailer for the game, which you can view below.
Requisition VR (PC VR)
Requisition VR is an online co-op survival game for four players set in a post-apocalyptic environment. In single-player or co-op gameplay, run, fight, and live. Explore abandoned homes and territory in search of firearms, knives, and other weapons made from any household item, from a toaster to a screwdriver.
What The Bat (Quest 2/Steam VR)
What the Bat explores the concept we’ve all been dreaming of our entire lives – What would our daily lives look like if our hands were replaced with baseball bats? From the looks of the trailer, it looks like you’ll be playing minigames based on (mostly) real-life activities and sports that you normally wouldn’t be doing with baseball bat hands, and having a blast trying to make it work anyways.
Gambit! (Quest 2/PCVR)
In Gambit, arm yourself and inflict mayhem! Is a campaign-driven shooter adventure for four players set in a world of gangs, firearms, and mayhem.
Among Us VR (Quest 2/Steam VR) – Holiday 2022
Among Us is a multiplayer game in which a group of people is dropped inside an alien spaceship, sky headquarters, or planet base, where each player is assigned to either a “crewmate” or an “impostor” position. The Crewmates’ aim is to either identify and vote out the Impostors or to finish all of the tasks on the map; the Impostors’ goal is to secretly disrupt the mission by murdering the Crewmates before they finish all of their duties or by causing a calamity that is not addressed in time.
Among Us was originally launched back in 2018 and is still rated quite highly on the PC and mobile devices and we’re very excited to see this social deduction game coming to VR.
Killer Frequency (Quest 2/Steam VR)
Killer Frequency is a first-person horror adventure that puts you in the shoes of Forrest Nash, a late-night radio host whose callers are being stalked by a mysterious killer. Solve puzzles, save lives and run the switchboards, all while listening to a jukebox of retro ‘80s tunes!
The Twilight Zone VR (Quest 2) – July 14th, 2022
There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone.
Fun Train is proud to announce the initial season of The Twilight Zone VR will launch on the Meta Store for Quest 2 headsets on July 14th.
Based on the award-winning television anthology of the same name, the game features concepts created by veteran Rob Yescomb (The Invisible Hours, Rime, Farpoint, The Division), screenwriter Dwayne Alexander Smith (Forty Acres) and is being developed by UK-based Pocket Money Games – most notably responsible for adapting Superhot for the Meta Quest.
Fatal Fury (All Platforms)
Liminal Phase (Steam VR)
Releases TBD & Upcoming Updates
- Zenith: The Celestial Throne update (Quest/PCVR)- June 16
- Unplugged: Pantera DLC (Quest 2/PCVR)- Out Now
- Cosmonious High Accessibility update (Quest 2/PCVR) – Out Now
- Virtuoso – Out Now
- Cities VR: Metro & Traffic routing update (Quest 2) – June
- Demeo: Curse of the Serpent Lord (Quest 2/PCVR) – June 16
- After the Fall: Frontrunner season (All platforms)- Out Now
- Stride MP (Quest 2/Steam VR) – Out Now
- Ragnarok: Hellfest raid (All platforms) – Out Now