Author: dadsanddragons

Batman Arkham VR Review – Oculus Rift

Batman Arkham VR is both more than I expected and less than it should be. I’ve not watched any gameplay videos of the PSVR version and so I thought that it was mostly a series of galleries with minimal interaction. In a sense it is just a series of galleries, but the interaction is far more in depth than I had given it credit for. On top of that the environments look every bit as amazing as you would expect from a Rocksteady Batman game and so it makes it that much more forgivable that you can’t move around these scenes other than by teleporting to predetermined locations. While I tend to be a fan of superheroes in general I am one of the few that doesn’t understand the extreme fascination people have with Batman. Nevertheless I’ve played many Batman games in my time and this one, despite how it clips your batwings, had me feel the most like I’d stepped into the cowl.

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Farpoint Trailer – PSVR

This trailer for Farpoint looks amazing. This isn’t the first game that has made me wish that I had a PSVR in spite of already having an Oculus Rift, Gear VR and unlimited access to an HTC Vive, but it is the best looking one so far.

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Galaxy S8 and VR Impressions

Because I pre-ordered my Galaxy S8 I was able to pick it up before the official release date on the 28th and since then I’ve had a number of people ask me if I was going to do a review. I still don’t know. I’m not sure that I’m qualified to review a phone, but I have no problem outlining my thoughts about it, especially as it relates to my area of interest, VR. I will also be receiving the 2017 Gear VR because I pre-ordered, which is nice because I own the S6 Innovator Edition which takes only the S6 and therefore, won’t fit my S8. In the meantime I’m borrowing the 2016 Gear VR from Nathan (Kimono Dragon) so that I can try out the S8’s VR capabilities. I do not yet have the controller either, but when that comes I will do a full review.

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Oculus Motion For Retrial Approved

In what will be a shock to no one born more than five minutes ago, it appears that we have not heard the last of the Oculus vs. Zenimax feud. Oculus motion for a retrial in the event the Court does not grant Defendants’ contemporarily filed Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law has been approved.

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Review of God’s Hammer by Eric Schumacher – Book Review

There are two things that this review will contain. The first is a warning for potential readers and the second is my abundant praise for this this journey that plunges you into the imagined saga of Haakon Haroldson. So if you do not wish to be warned about something that you may not have noticed had I not pointed it out or if you think that critical reviews should be negative, then stop reading. The warning is this. Mr Schumacher has quite obviously done his homework for this book. In fact he has done so much work I hope...

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