Super Lucky’s Tale is a delightful take on Nintendo 64-era 3D platformers. The titular fox hero wanders through a mix of free-roaming 3D and 2D platforming levels, searching for coins, letters and other collectibles in a very pretty game with responsive controls. It could use a bit more personality, but otherwise it’s…
Last month we reported on Revive, a proof-of-concept compatibility layer that allowed games exclusive to the Oculus Rift to be played using the HTC Vive headset. This week’s Oculus app update took steps to ensure that trick doesn’t work anymore.
Any game you play on the HTC Vive will work with the Oculus Rift. But the Rift has some games that are supposed to only run on Facebook’s VR headset. Or, should I say, had.
When the Oculus Rift finally ships next year, it’ll come with a free copy of the impressive VR platformer, Lucky’s Tale. It remains one of the better VR demos I’ve played—the ability to look around the world with the headset while controlling the character was neat—but it remains to be seen how great of a platformer…
When the Oculus rep met my confused look with, “yeah, we weren’t sure it was going to work either,” I didn’t know what to expect. As it turns out third person works in VR.
Most of the time when people think about playing a game in virtual reality, they think about being in the game. If you were going to play a VR Mario game, you'd see the world through Mario's eyes, right? Turns out, that might not be the most fun way to play.