PSVRlife 043: Interview with Nick Pettit.

This week Danthol hosts an interview and discussion with Nick Pettit: founder of Zoxide Games and developer of Neptune Flux.

We chat about his game, developing with the Unity game engine and VR, and the future of VR and AR in games and other applications.

Enjoy. [])


PSVRlife 042: Sparc and PSVR price drops.

​Danthol and Schleis are back this week more talk about Sparc, Sneaky Bears, Smashbox Arena, DriveClub VR, Starblood Arena, and Neptune Flux.

Upcoming games

The Wraith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzK8BWSUZI&feature=youtu.be

Un-named 5v5 VR shooter similar to CSGO
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6x15ei/sneak_peak_at_our_upcoming_shooterwith_aim_support/

Sociable Soccer
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/sociable-soccer-heading-to-playstation-vr/

September Release Breakdown

Don’t Knock Twice – 6/5
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pwz9Ll-LsU

The Lost Bear – 6/5
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlUdQeZ-O2E

Bloody Zombies – 6/12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBMKrBHHBFI

Manifest 99 – 6/12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DE7mg50Y2Zc

Radial-G Racing Revolved – 6/12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Vk25D5NHQ

The Solus Project – 6/18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXD89KFjgQI&t=9s

End Space – 6/19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgiCU4Xikc

DWVR – 6/19
http://store.steampowered.com/app/520750/DWVR/

Eve Valkyrie : Warzone – 6/26
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12yoeS331so

Megaton Rainfall – 6/12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saeYo2A4cik

DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles – 6/26
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/08/29/dreamworks-voltron-vr-chronicles-comes-to-playstation-vr-sept-26/

Syndrome – 6/29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-G3MKnV7bg

News

Sony’s dropping the price of PlayStation VR
https://www.polygon.com/2017/8/28/16214678/playstation-vr-price-drop-camera-bundle

Sony Super Focused on PSVR
http://www.dualshockers.com/sony-super-focused-playstation-vr-aaa-games-coming/

Rigs free for PS+ members
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/08/30/ps-plus-free-games-for-september/

Infinite Minigolf Poster controversy (teen rating)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1xk-IZ2ZLc&t=0s

Bravo Team will be launching on 6th December and The Inpatient on 22nd November
https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2017/08/29/the-inpatient-and-bravo-team-release-dates-announced-for-ps-vr/

Redout (Wipeout-like) PSVR support in development
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6wxxny/redout_wipeoutlike_psvr_support_in_development/

Mixed reality VR with Halo for Windows 10 and XB1X
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/28/halo-mixed-reality/

Skyrim is a complete dumpster fire
https://www.kotaku.com.au/2017/08/report-skyrim-vr-port-is-a-complete-dumpster-fire/


PSVRlife 041: Sneaky Bears, Dead Hungry, and Bethesda.

Danthol and Schleis are back this week with more talk about Smashbox Arena, Dirt Rally VR, Starblood Arena, and Neptune Flux.

Upcoming games

Sneaky bears
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=FkxKmzB2Aq4&app=desktop

PixelJunk Dead Hungry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0SmXoyqw4

Minor Deity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFkJQxk3yzA&feature=youtu.be

Eternity Warriors
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2jacGyQMfA&feature=youtu.be

News

Launch dates for DOOM VFR (December 1st) and Skyrim (November 17th)
https://uploadvr.com/bethesda-launch-dates-fallout-skyrim-doom-vr/

Fallout 4 VR to as many platforms as possible
https://twitter.com/BethesdaStudios/status/900165101998800900

EVE Valkyrie Warzone September 26th
https://www.evevalkyrie.com/articles/news/dont-miss-eve-valkyrie-warzone-on-the-twitch-stage-at-gamecom

Angela Merkel PSVR demo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gykb4KVRGOE&t=390s

PlayStation VR Brings The Big Guns To Gamescom
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/playstation-vr-brings-the-big-guns-to-gamescom/

Monsters of the Deep Nov 21st
http://gematsu.com/2017/08/monster-deep-final-fantasy-xv-launches-november-21

Syndrome on 29th September
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/syndrome-escapes-containment-next-month-on-psvr-pc-vr/

Skyrim VR Move controls controversy
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/preview-the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-vr-motion-controls-are-both-your-best-friend-and-worst-enemy/

Doom in Germany ban
http://techland.time.com/2011/09/01/doom-no-longer-banned-in-germany-only-17-years-later/



PSVRlife 040: CastleStorm, Neptune Flux, and Dreams.

Danthol and Schleis are back this week with talk more talk about CastleStorm, Neptune Flux, and more trophy hunting!

Upcoming games

Quar: Battle for Gate 18 – October 27th 2017
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/quar-battle-for-gate-18-dated-for-playstation-vr/

League of War
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/league-of-war-is-coming-to-playstation-vr/

Shooty Fruity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqlWxYTr1iE

Solus Project – September 18th
http://gematsu.com/2017/08/solus-project-coming-ps4-playstation-vr-september-18

To The Top
https://youtu.be/73p05dLgYM0

News

Dreams re-confirmed for PSVR
http://www.rollingstone.com/glixel/features/what-dreams-may-come-from-littlebigplanet-studio-w496165

PS4 5.0 patch – PSVR Firmware 2.90
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/08/17/ps4s-system-software-5-00-beta-rolls-out-today-key-features-detailed/

The Lost Bear August 31
https://twitter.com/OddBugStudio/status/897139795117453316

Wacky Wings
https://youtu.be/QbikN36PCR8

Dimension Hunter
https://youtu.be/bGn4e8k2_pM

Henry The Hamster Handler
https://youtu.be/8J7Q6Vj_M3s

Sony Announces PlayStation Press Conference for Paris Games Week
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/sony-announces-playstation-press-conference-for-paris-games-week/

Ancient Amuletor brings a new DLC with a new Level August 29th
https://twitter.com/TimeofVR

Watch Men VR | First trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgU-wE3un20

Time Carnage – coming soon
https://youtu.be/cShKSLCOzM0


PSVRlife 039: Archangel, Smashbox, and Communities.

​Danthol and Schleis are back this week with talk more talk about Smashbox Arena, Archangel, and Superhot.

Upcoming games

Megaton Rainfall September 26th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saeYo2A4cik&feature=youtu.be

Don’t Knock Twice – September 5th
https://uploadvr.com/vr-horror-game-dont-knock-twice-release-date/

VROG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm89TSmcuGo

Light Tracer
https://youtu.be/qwQh01exxOI

The Intruders
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9IyALjcH6k

New ARK Park trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk6d3bX-BJk

XING: The Land Beyond
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/08/xing-the-land-beyond-release-date-and-new-trailer-announced/

News

Standalone AIM controllers on sale
http://www.2020techblog.com/2017/07/sony-puts-standalone-psvr-aim.html

TauCeti Unknown Origin – rumored for PSVR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVAGad-et9c

Obduction not launching with PSVR support
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/08/09/obduction-from-the-team-behind-myst-launches-august-29-on-ps4/

PS4 update allowing 1080p60 streaming on pro and spectator comments on screen while broadcasting in VR mode
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-08-09-playstation-4-firmware-update-5-0-will-add-1080p60-twitch-streaming


PSVRlife 038: Dinos are SUPERHOT

This week, Danthol and Schleis talk about Dino Frontier, and more SUPERHOT! Also, winners of our Fantastic Contraption and Monkey King giveaways announced, thanks to everyone who entered!

Upcoming Games

Cool Paintrvr
http://www.wildbitstudios.com/en/games/coolpaintrvr/

The Lost Bear
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxZDG9EtAHM&feature=youtu.be

Fate Grand Order VR – 2017 (Japan)
https://youtu.be/mm3JLUO9Urs

Neptune Flux – August 8th
https://redd.it/6qblmz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJizDwLl4Qc&feature=youtu.be

You are Being Followed
https://namanmerchant.wixsite.com/portfolio/you-are-being-followed

News

Dead or Alive english translation

https://www.destructoid.com/dead-or-alive-xtreme-3-vr-update-incoming-for-asia-region-release-452642.phtml

July top downloads

  1. SUPERHOT VR
  2. Arizona Sunshine
  3. PlayStation VR Worlds
  4. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  5. Job Simulator
  6. Tumble VR
  7. The Bellows
  8. Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality
  9. Archangel
  10. The Brookhaven Experiment

63 million PS4
https://uploadvr.com/ps4-ships-63-3-million-psvr-contributed-improved-sales/

 

Links talked about on the show

VR 180 Youtube videos
http://mashable.com/2017/06/23/youtube-daydream-vr-180/#V71SpNnUxmqJ

Poppy VR180
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDooFo5OwSQ

Ducktales 360
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkkA6jvk-yQ

PS. Don’t do drugs. Those were jokes on the show. But seriously, especially don’t do heroin. Please. [])

 


PSVRlife 037: SUPERHOT? VR Naked!


(Background of this is my pixel art)

​This episode of the PSVRlife podcast, Danthol and Schleis play ​Archangel, SUPERHOT, Infinite Mini-golf, Smashbox Arena, Arizona Sunshine patch, Star Trek Bridge Crew, and Digital Domain’s Monkey King!

Whew, will catch up on stuff we’ve missed in the weeks to come. [])

Upcoming games

Heroes of the Seven Seas
https://youtu.be/GC9Cs1eHev8

Sparc Launches on August 29
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/07/26/sparc-the-fast-paced-virtual-sport-from-ccp-launches-on-ps-vr-august-29/

Western releases from ChinaJoy conference: The Walker, Kill X, Stifled, Legion Commander
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/07/26/four-ps-vr-games-confirmed-for-the-west-during-chinajoy/

CastleStorm VR – August 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Azeh1-cnAU

Dino Frontier – August 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJhHoZDfvc4

Obduction  – August 29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x71YjN4uSf0

News

Ready player one trailer
https://youtu.be/VE71JOvLPvE

HellGate VR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2ReyBow05E

RecRoom
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6p4sno/i_think_were_getting_recroom_vr_truly_cannot_wait/


PSVRlife 036: Light balls on your feet?

​Danthol and Schleis are back this week with talk more talk about current and upcoming Fantastic Contraption, Archangel, and Superhot.

Upcoming games

THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Viewing Revolution (recent release)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOzhSGbr4NM&feature=youtu.be

GT Sport October 17th
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4s-gran-turismo-sport-release-date-revealed-in-n/1100-6451653/

Monkey King
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYNEYQexefs&feature=youtu.be

Obduction
https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-us/games/obduction-/cid=UP0922-CUSA09066_00-XXXOBDFULLGAME17

Infinite Mini-Golf July 25th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ7zR-M7ICw&feature=youtu.be

End Space Sept 19th
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/07/19/end-space-launches-september-19th-for-ps-vr/

Dino Frontier Aug 1st
https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-us/games/dino-frontier/cid=UP0125CUSA09012_00-DINOFRONTIER0000

Smashbox Arena July 25th
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/05/04/team-action-game-smashbox-arena-hits-ps-vr-this-summer/

Reborn: A Samurai Awakens (wave shooter with lightsabers)
http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2017/07/17/reborn-a-samurai-awakens-coming-to-psvr/

News

Fallout 4 PSVR leaks
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6oaicp/fallout_4_psvr_leaked_by_gamestop_amazon_and_jb/

Special Delivery move support
https://mobile.twitter.com/MeerkatGaming/status/887726895571152896

Farpoint Bundles still not on Amazon, or in stores
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6of1ke/still_no_aim_or_farpoint_bundles_available_whats/

No Heroes allowed playable at PS Experience
http://sirusgaming.info/2017/07/no-heroes-allowed-vr-is-confirmed-playable-at-playstation-experience-2017-in-asia/

Seeking Dawn PSVR update
https://www.facebook.com/groups/seekingdawnna/

Ready Player One images
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6najw6/first_image_from_spielbergs_ready_player_one/


PSVRlife 035: Stranded on Resize Island.

Danthol and Schleis are back this week with talk of The Bellows (Schleis rates it a 4 out of 5), Fantastic contraptions, and trophy hunting!

Upcoming games

One Piece: Grand Cruise
http://apptrigger.com/2017/07/12/one-piece-grand-cruise-vr-announced-alongside-unprecedeted-title/

Karnage Chronicles
https://youtu.be/6cLyukQx_dY

Pierhead Arcade
https://twitter.com/mechabit/status/885475781094367233

Ghost Theory
https://youtu.be/y-WkQp4zCZI

Superhot Has a bundle – July 26th
http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2017/07/07/superhot-ps4-and-superhot-vr-get-official-release-date/

Theseus 26th July
https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2017/07/13/how-a-greek-legend-was-horrifyingly-reimagined-in-ps-vrs-theseus-releasing-on-26th-july/

Archangel July 18th
https://twitter.com/archangelvrgame/status/885251185740886016

News

Permanent price decreases:

Driveclub $19.99
Starblood Arena $19.99
Rigs $29.99
Playstation Worlds $19.99

Top PSVR downloads for June 2017

  1. Arizona Sunshine Launch Edition
  2. Star Trek: Bridge Crew
  3. PlayStation VR Worlds
  4. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  5. Batman: Arkham VR
  6. Job Simulator
  7. Mortal Blitz
  8. Ancient Amuletor
  9. Ghostbusters is Hiring: Firehouse
  10. Tumble VR

Farpoint Patch adds ability to remove 180 turn
http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2017/07/12/farpoint-update-1-07-now-bug-fixes-180-turn-option-enabled/

Nine Inch Nails Polybius
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDV-dOvqKzQ

(Danthol may have said that you can’t get the “Playstation Worlds” PSVR HMD bundle anymore, but they are still in fact, in stores currently)