The Assembly Brings Point and Click Adventure to VR

The Assembly Brings Point and Click Adventure to VR

We still don’t really know what a VR game ‘should’ be – since the technology is so new, there’s no standard for what kind of game should exist on VR, and what might remain better without. I feel like every experience is enhanced by VR, but I never expected a 90s-style Point and Click Adventure to make the jump to Oculus and Vive, and even PSVR when it releases later this year. The Assembly is a narrative-driven, interactive story that takes you through the struggle of two characters on opposite sides of the ‘Assembly’ – an organisation rife with mystery and secrets that you’ll slowly uncover as you venture through its seemingly enormous, hospital-like complex. One of the two characters is a scientist, named Cal, who has begun to oppose one of the company’s practices – the depth of their lack of morals wasn’t completely evident after my 2 hours playing the game, but the systems were pretty clear. The information I needed to find was hidden in filing cabinets, email inboxes, in laboratories, behind locked doors with missing key-codes and, sometimes, even on the other end of a phone-call. Continue reading…
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From Arya to Zayn: The Rise and Fall of 100 Hollywood-Inspired Baby Names

From Arya to Zayn: The Rise and Fall of 100 Hollywood-Inspired Baby Names

Pop culture directly influences why parents do and don’t pick names for their kids. From ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Star Wars’ to Adele and Lindsay Lohan, THR shows how in 100 ways.read more
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'Straight Outta Compton' Lawsuit Survives Because of One Implication About Former N.W.A. Manager

'Straight Outta Compton' Lawsuit Survives Because of One Implication About Former N.W.A. Manager

A federal judge rejects most of what Jerry Heller thought was defamatory, but not everything.read more
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BioShock Collection, Release Date Officially Revealed

BioShock Collection, Release Date Officially Revealed

2K has officially announced BioShock: The Collection, headed to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC for $59.99 in North America on September 13, Australia on September 15, and internationally on September 16. BioShock: The Collection will include BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite remastered in 1080p and running at 60fps on all platforms. 2K worked with Blind Squirrel Games on the remaster. On PC, the collection will not include BioShock Infinite, as it “already meets current-gen console standards and runs smoothly on high visual settings,” according to 2K. Continue reading…
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