PSVRLIFE 029: Not pointing any fingers at Bridge Crew

Captain’s log: Stardate 2017.154. Star Trek: Bridge Crew undocked this week and left the hangar. Co-hosts Danthol and Schleis give their first impressions Ubisoft’s new social game and starship simulator.

This week we discuss Cavernous WastesHappy DrummerSeeking DawnKartong – Death by CardboardTiny Trax, and the most exciting upcoming game we’ve seen in a while: Gunheart.

 

News and links talked about in this episode:

Archangel is coming to PSVR in July
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/05/31/wage-massive-mechanical-war-in-archangel-coming-to-playstation-vr-in-july/

Syndrome June 30th 2017
http://steamcommunity.com/app/409320/discussions/0/133261370013405345/

Elite Dangerous on PS4 won’t support PSVR at launch (likely never)
http://www.godisageek.com/2017/05/elite-dangerous-ps4-support-psvr-launch/

Summer Lesson blonde
http://www.dualshockers.com/blonde-girls-summer-lesson-playstation-vr-possibly-leaked-trophies/

Net Neutrality wiki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net_neutrality


PSVRLIFE 028: AIMing for the Farthest Point

This is a big week for PlayStation VR fans, at least those who could get their hands on the elusive game Farpoint. Schleis has a hard time finding the game especially since it’s his first physical game. Danthol goes toe-to-toe with Mr. Scorpion for a final battle and a finishing blow.

This weeks upcoming game is Special Delivery which is basically Paperboy in VR.

News and links talked about in this episode:

Ace Combat 7 delayed
https://uploadvr.com/psvrs-ace-combat-7-delayed-2018/

Resident Evil Vendetta “experience” -Japan for free on May 24th
http://attackofthefanboy.com/news/resident-evil-vendetta-psvr/

Unreal Engine 4.16 Released!
* VR Mode UI and Interaction Updates
* Edit Sequences in VR
* Social Screens for PlayStation VR
* VR: Unified Console Commands for VR

https://www.unrealengine.com/416-release-notes-overview

Santa Monica 2nd wave game
https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/05/sony-santa-monica-working-on-2nd-wave-playstation-vr-title/

Starblood Arena Patch
http://starbloodarena.com/en-us/topics/116-starblood-arena-1-05-patch-notes
Bug light solution for wobble
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/6bwlxi/tracking_problems_try_the_bug_light_solution/


PSVRLIFE 026: Chain Smoking and Puzzle Fudging

Six months, 26 episodes, and 2 bonus interviews! We appreciate our listeners thank you all for staying with us!

This week we continue to play Statik, we finally get to play GNOG (however you pronounce it… lol), and talk about the Chain Smokers interactive music video.

These new games to be released popped up on our radar: Moonshot GalaxySmashbox ArenaTooth and ClawMarble Land, and Honor and Duty.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Korix level design competition.
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/68p1co/korix_level_design_competition/

Sony E3 June 12th
https://www.polygon.com/2017/5/3/15535262/sony-e3-2017-press-conference-time

PlayStation Prototyped “Minority Report” style Gloves
https://uploadvr.com/playstation-prototyped-minority-report-style-gloves/

ViBand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Poi0MeASmuY

The Handicapable Gamer
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClfepLsk_pJmvHVuGevrz0Q


PSVRLIFE 025: Statik Scorpion Night Tonight!

Hello listeners episode 25 is finally here! In this episode Schleis has rediscovered his love for JRPGs and Danthol feels the sting of life in Arizona. The big game this week is Statik: Institute of Retention and this game is a must buy. We get closed beta copies of Quiz Night Tonight! from the developer Mardonpol, we talk about our views on independent developer such as Mardonpol.

Upcoming games this week are Infinite Mini GolfAge of HeroesStar Trek Bridge Crew.

Syndrome gets delayed until June and Symphony of the Machine has been released.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

90% of VR HMDs sold in Japan are PSVR
https://uploadvr.com/psvr-japan-vr-shipments/

Starblood Patch 1.03
http://starbloodarena.com/en-us/topics/70

MetaWorld Kickstarter
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/metaworld-the-vr-mmo-simulation–2#/

Tekken 7 VR
http://www.ign.com/videos/2017/04/27/katsuhiro-harada-on-bringing-vr-to-tekken-7

Next VR sports
https://youtu.be/6X8yQgi2oso


PSVRLIFE 024: VR Invaders, Dreadhalls, and 8 other games.

Hello pod listeners! Episode 24 is here and we’ve bought some of the new games from this week: VR Invaders and Race the Sun. Schleis gives his rundown on some of the games in Herocade.

Danthol sets a personal record for a PSVR play session of 5 hours playing VR InvadersRace the SunStarblood Arena and Mortal Blitz. Finishing off his session he chills out with some YouTube 360 videos.

We do our best to keep our listeners up to date on all upcoming games this week with talk of the Farpoint story trailer, Quiz Night Tonight!, and Bandit Six: Combined Arms.

In our news segment we talk about facebook’s Spaces and the new Korix Patch.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Battlefront 2 not launching with VR
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/662djc/when_asked_about_vr_content_in_battlefront_2_game/

Dirt 4 not supporting VR at launch
http://gamingbolt.com/dirt-4-will-not-support-playstation-vr-at-launch

Project Cars 2 Launching with VR
http://wccftech.com/project-cars-2-improvements-pro-scorpio/?utm_source=dlvr.it&amp

Jimmy Kimmel making fun of Spaces
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtiM_DaBtLE

Rainbow Good Boy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dgXZ0wNuqw

Gorillaz Saturnz Barz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVaBvyzuypw

Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g93mz_eZ5N4


PSVRLIFE 023: Starblood Arena Breakdown

In this episode Starblood Arena is finally in our starving faces. We end up giving a full breakdown of all of the pilots and modes, and heads up we really like this game!

Danthol and Schleis lose the battle of Leave The Nest to NelMaNo, who got the Platinum trophy first.

Upcoming games we discuss Race the SunSymphony of the MachineFarpoint, and Archangel.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Battlezone releasing on Vive and Rift
https://uploadvr.com/battlezone-finally-coming-rift-vive/

Sony chief Kazuo Hirai plans for post-iPhone era as VR finally takes hold
http://www.afr.com/technology/technology-companies/sony/sony-chief-kazuo-hirai-is-planning-for-the-postiphone-era-as-vr-finally-takes-hold-20170404-gvdcav

Virtual Rick-ality on Vive
https://twitter.com/adultswimgames

Starblood updates coming soon
https://www.reddit.com/r/PSVR/comments/652r5n/starblood_arena_update_madness/

Starblade Alpha for PS1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starblade

Elsa’s crazy face.


PSVRLIFE 022: Dreams of HOTAS

Hey everybody, it’s time for episode twenty two of the PSVR Life podcast! This week, we talk about Mortal Blitz​, EVE Valkyrie, EVE Gunjack, Leave the Nest, Darknet, The Playroom VR, and Virry VR.

We also discuss upcoming games Starblood Arena​, VR Invader​, Giant Cop​, Bridge Crew​, Arizona Sunshine​, Monowheels​, and Herocade.

​News stories include EVE new “stealth” ship class​, CCP about to break even on Valkyrie sales, EVE Valkyrie releasing “Groundrush” free expansion, and the potential of the mCable HDMI upscaler 120hz Gaming Cable​. We finish off with a story of an indie dev giving away sourcecode for his game “Being a Bird”​ and we ask if the new Mac Pro will be VR ready.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

I’m Poppy Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4vUxVwb_G8
Dan’s Snek Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPN_fL01VWg
Kill your darlings.
http://thewritepractice.com/kill-your-darlings
Ho-tas vs Hot-ass
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=DPN_fL01VWg

 


PSVRLIFE 021: Playing Past the Platinum

Hey podcast listeners! It’s episode twenty one of The PSVR Life podcast; finally able to drink legally and responsibly! This week we chat about our continuing battle to get the Leave the Nest Platinum Trophy. We also chat about the new releases we both bought: Korix and Fated: The Silent Oath.

Continuing our coverage of upcoming games we chat about Dick WildeMortal Blitz, and Polybius.

We cover news on Kowloon’s Gate PSVRThe Invisible Hours, and friend of the show, Rico at Solus games previews Demon Grade demo at SVVR LIVE.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Epic Rap Battle:Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ1Mz7kGVf0

Mortal Blitz

PS VR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhO7VGKAOFs
Gear VR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENOPVeomSLU

Personal Space in VR
http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060911/full/news060911-3.html


PSVRLIFE 020: You can find the coordinates on my desk… NOT


Hello listeners! It’s the twentieth episode of The PSVR Life podcast! This week we chat about how much we like Leave the Nest & how Danthol might finally get his first platinum trophy. Vote for who you think will get it first, Danthol or Schleis.

Danthol bought Loading Human: Chapter 1 and Schleis bought Ghostbusters; you can listen to us share our woes.

We talk about these upcoming games, The Walker PSVRPervader VR PSVRThe X Animal PSVR (this is a weird one). Fated: Silent Oath and Korix both get release dates.

We finish up this episode with news from DarknetTree Fortress Games developers of HoloBall,and mCable.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Videogame cover band Minibosses
http://minibosses.com/

Sweet Talk video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFtZjcpgPyg&feature=youtu.be&a

AirPano (St Petersburg Russia, waterfall)
https://www.youtube.com/user/airpanoru

Story about Chinese videogame console ban.
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/25/9039995/china-ends-ban-on-video-game-consoles


PSVRLIFE 019: Fully Awake & Putting Shirts on Walls

In this episode Schleis gives a farewell to Colin Moriarty of Kinda Funny Games, Danthol corrects a mistake about Soul Axiom. We both got Leave the Nest, and if your wavering on whether or not to buy it, have a listen.

Upcoming games we talk about are Korix a complex tower defense game, Statik: Institute of Retention super unique puzzle gameKarnage Chronicles Co-Op RPG Semi-polished archery and dual sword game, stationary, Star Trek Bridge Crew news, a couple Japan store only games Steel Combat and Megadimension Neptunia VIIR, a game we might have covered before but it just looks so cool, The Persistence, and last but not least, a new 3D 360 VR Experience called Passengers VR Experience.

Videos and links we talk about on the show

Sony making VR demo for Vive…?!
https://uploadvr.com/sony-music-is-using-vive-to-make-multiplayer-vr-experiences/

Farpoint co-op video
https://uploadvr.com/farpoint-multiplayer-preview/

4.5 improves move controller tracking
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiK1DLA1Jd0

Vive Studios games are coming to PSVR
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/htc-criticizes-oculus-exclusives-talks-aaa-vr-game/1100-6448598/

​Improve 3D Blu-ray quality by turning off noise reduction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGQl7dIS-SQ