Puzzle games are everywhere these days. Gamers have a lot of options, inside and outside of VR, which makes it hard to stand out. With GNOG, we have a puzzle game with the promise of exciting interesting puzzles and the feeling of playing with a veritable toy chest of interactive items inside of colorful environments.
Along with horror and shooters, the other genre that has benefited most from PlayStation VR this far are puzzle games. Even the most simple experiences gain a whole new layer of immersion and engagement when viewed through virtual reality.
When you first see Statik for PlayStation VR, you’re probably going to think about Portal, and that’s okay. Portal is an excellent game that popularized the concept of being a test subject (willing or unwilling) and navigating puzzles to solve the mystery of why you’re there.
A masquerade ball, a series of murders, and a single night. These are the ingredients for The Sexy Brutale, a new horror/mystery game for the PS4. In this game, you play as Lafcadio Boone, an attendee at The Sexy Brutale casino's masked ball.
Tim Schafer is known for his work on classic adventure games, but Full Throttle was the first one he did as the head writer and designer. Thanks to titles like this, we now have masterpieces like Psychonauts. With Full Throttle Remastered, we can experience the classic all over again.
Arcade compilations are something we haven't seen in some time. I used to love picking up a good Namco or Sega Genesis collection when they came around. Theme compilations like Metal Slug were also a personal favorite.
Goichi Suda, more commonly known as Suda 51, is one of the most recognizable names in the game industry. Known for amazing cult classics like Killer 7, Shadows of the Damned, and No More Heroes, his reputation truly precedes him.
You don't often see multiplayer games mixed with dunegon crawling and horror, but that's a pretty apt description of Crawl in a nutshell. This new four-player PS4 game places you in the role of a hero, trapped in a dungeon filled with nightmarish creatures and a nasty boss blocking the way out.
Gamers who grew up in the last couple decades probably remember light gun games at the arcade. I have plenty of fond memories that involve shooting at giant screens with plastic guns. Time Crisis, House of the Dead, these are the shooters I cut my teeth on as a young lad.
With a name like Danganronpa, it's hard to know what players should expect going into this horror visual novel/murder mystery title. Originally released on the PS Vita, the first two games in this series have finally made their way to the PS4 with the release of Danganronpa 1+2 Reload.