Top 5 Most Anticipated Mobile VR Games for 2018
Once again the world of mobile VR gaming moves into a new year and once again new games will be available for the market. Let’s check out 5 of the upcoming mobile VR games for 2018.
Though VR gaming has not really taken of the way it was expected to, the mobile VR market faired a lot better than mainstream high-end VR games. The ease of use, accessibility and availability has made mobile VR a much more practical and cheaper way to experience the world of Virtual Reality. The drawback however would be the quality of the experience if compared of course to that provided by the high-end HMD's. Nevertheless, mobile VR gaming is here to stay and the common trend seems to be the porting of High-end VR games for mobile use as well. Let's now take a look at 5 VR mobile games scheduled to come out this coming year.
Sociable Soccer VR
The game is being developed as a spiritual successor to the 1990's classic game series Sensible Soccer which was then released on multiple platforms like the Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, SEGA Mega Drive and the Super NES among others. Sociable Soccer will be a fast paced Soccer simulation game that will feature single player, multiplayer, online multiplayer and manager mode game matches. Though it will be user friendly in terms of game play, the game would be difficult to master. The game has been 2 years in development and will be scheduled for early access on Steam though a final launch date is yet to be announced.
Developer: Tower Studios and Combo Breaker Studios
Platform: Oculus, Gear VR and CardBoard
Estimated Release: 2017-2018
An amusing Blackjack game where you will have to play against Death who happens to be the dealer. The stake however is quite high since it's your soul you stand to loose. If you win, you go to heaven but if you loose... the caption says you still win the consolation price of a very hot sauna for eternity. Gamble your chips wisely in this amusing game and be thankful your Casino Royale that this is just a VR game and that You Only Live Twice.
Developer: Tapps Games
Platform: Oculus, Gear VR and Cardboard.
Estimated Release: 2018
Cargo Racing VR
A really cute and amusing racing game with lots of funny and memorable characters. The game features 9 different 360 Deg race tracks where you will have to drive around and jump over challenging obstacles while trying hard to keep your precious cargo on-board. You will need to find a balance between speed and precision to win the game and every time you do, you win a bonus for every load you successfully deliver. As the game speeds up, you will then be able to unlock medals and different paint jobs to brighten your game day. Enjoy the game's graphics, music and sounds as you compete against your friends or other online players.
Cargo Racing VR is now available in Alpha at the Gear VR Store.
Developer: Virtual Arts Ltd
Platform: Oculus, Gear VR and Cardboard.
Estimated Final Release: 2018
The idea of catching flies with a pair of chopsticks was popularized way back in the 1980's by Pat Morita in the original Karate Kid movie starring Ralph Macchio. With VR FlyMater, one can sort of re-live the memorable scene which is considered today as a Pat Morita classic. Simple at it's simplest form...catch the fly with your chopstick skills but remember to focus and use your balance. After all, as Pat would say... Karate here, Karate here, Karate Never Here.
Developer: Amit Chai
Platform: Gear VR and Cardboard
Release Date: 2018 but now available
in Alpha at WEARVR and Google Play
Edge Of Nowhere VR
The game which has been released for the Oculus Rift will be ported to mobile gaming. Edge Of Nowhere is a horror-survival game that uses a third person perspective similar to that of Lara Croft. The game places you in the boots of research biologist Victor in 1932. His fiancé Eva along with their mentor Dr. Edwards where lost in an expedition to Antarctica on a quest to find ancient life. Victor must brave the harsh continent and the terrors that lie in wait as he tries to locate them.
Developer: Insomniac Games
Platform: Gear VR and Cardboard.
Estimated Release Date: 2018