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Ernest Cline to Hold Ready Player Two Q&A in Bigscreen Next Month

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Next week sees the release of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player Two sequel, continuing the story that captured imaginations in 2011, whilst spawning a Steven Spielberg movie adaption. The author is conducting a virtual book tour and as part of it, Bigscreen will be hosting a live Q&A session for fans.

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Bigscreen founder and CEO Darshan Shankar will be conducting the session, for anyone around the world to attend for free. All you need is the Bigscreen app of course.

“Bigscreen is by far my favourite VR application and it’s also the one I’ve used the most this past year. I get together with my friends inside Bigscreen at least once a week to hang out, watch movies, and play games together, even though we’re scattered across the country,” said Cline in a statement. “I’m so grateful to Darshan and his team for turning something from my imagination into a reality, and for doing it decades before I thought it would be possible. And I’m honoured that they’ve invited me to appear on their platform to discuss Ready Player Two.”

Ready Play Two will be taking readers back to the Oasis for another action-packed adventure in the virtual reality (VR) universe. “Hidden within Halliday’s vaults, waiting for his heir to find it, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and make the OASIS a thousand times more wondrous – and addictive – than even Wade dreamed possible,” the synopsis explains. “With it comes a new riddle, and a new quest: a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize. And an unexpected, impossibly powerful, and dangerous new rival awaits, one who’ll kill millions to get what he wants.”

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“In 2011–before virtual reality headsets really existed–Ready Player One inspired us of what was possible with VR. People are now usingBigscreenas a classroom for virtual education, as a virtual movie theatre, and even as a virtual date night for people in long-distance relationships: things Ernie Cline predicted a decade ago! I can’t wait to read Ready Player Two and get a glimpse of the future,” adds Shankar.

Ready Player Two will be published on 24th November with Cline’s Q&A session in Bigscreen taking place on 5th December, 5 pm PT (6th Dec, 1 am GMT).

Bigscreen recently launched a green screen update enabling its avatars to be used in more settings such as Zoom or Twitch. As further updates are announced, VRFocus will let you know.

Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2020/11/ernest-cline-to-hold-ready-player-two-qa-in-bigscreen-next-month/

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A-Muse Yourself Today With Synth Rider’s Latest Music Pack

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To attract and then keep players developers of rhythm action videogames know they need a continual succession of tracks, aided further if these come from big, international artists. Beat Saber recently welcomed Skrillex onto its roster whilst Synth Riders welcome back alt-rockers Muse with a new music pack for Oculus Quest and Steam players.

Synth Riders

Muse first graced Synth Riders at the beginning of 2021, returning today with five more rocking tracks celebrating the band’s career. The songs are Starlight, Uprising, Madness, Reapers, and Pressure. Just like the first pack, this one will also feature a special Synth Riders Visual Experience, tailored for Muse’s big hit Starlight. Rather than the usual progression through a flat level, the experience is far more dynamic, with artistically driven visuals inspired by the music.

“It’s incredibly inspiring to be able to work with Muse again. They are a perfect fit for Synth Riders because of their sound – when you ride the rails to match the vocals, the combination is electrifying and emotional. For the Experience, our creative interpretation of the song’s lyrics gave us the freedom to explore a whole galaxy of particles, abstract images, and even a black hole,” says Abraham Aguero – Creative Director Kluge Interactive in a statement.

The music pack for Oculus Quest (cross-buy with Rift), Steam and Viveport can be purchased as a bundle for $7.99 USD with a 20% discount. Or you can buy the songs individually for $1.99.

Synth Riders

So what about PlayStation VR? After a bit of a delay, Synth Riders launched last month and it won’t miss out on the music pack; the release is scheduled for a couple of weeks time, on 29th September. There’s also some more news regarding a physical edition of Synth Riders. Developer Kluge Interactive has teamed up with Perp Games to publish a special retail version that’ll include Muse’s music pack on 12th November 2021.

As Kluge Interactive continue to support Synth Riders VRFocus will report back with the latest updates.

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Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2021/09/a-muse-yourself-today-with-synth-riders-latest-music-pack/

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A-Muse Yourself Today With Synth Rider’s Latest Music Pack

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To attract and then keep players developers of rhythm action videogames know they need a continual succession of tracks, aided further if these come from big, international artists. Beat Saber recently welcomed Skrillex onto its roster whilst Synth Riders welcome back alt-rockers Muse with a new music pack for Oculus Quest and Steam players.

Synth Riders

Muse first graced Synth Riders at the beginning of 2021, returning today with five more rocking tracks celebrating the band’s career. The songs are Starlight, Uprising, Madness, Reapers, and Pressure. Just like the first pack, this one will also feature a special Synth Riders Visual Experience, tailored for Muse’s big hit Starlight. Rather than the usual progression through a flat level, the experience is far more dynamic, with artistically driven visuals inspired by the music.

“It’s incredibly inspiring to be able to work with Muse again. They are a perfect fit for Synth Riders because of their sound – when you ride the rails to match the vocals, the combination is electrifying and emotional. For the Experience, our creative interpretation of the song’s lyrics gave us the freedom to explore a whole galaxy of particles, abstract images, and even a black hole,” says Abraham Aguero – Creative Director Kluge Interactive in a statement.

The music pack for Oculus Quest (cross-buy with Rift), Steam and Viveport can be purchased as a bundle for $7.99 USD with a 20% discount. Or you can buy the songs individually for $1.99.

Synth Riders

So what about PlayStation VR? After a bit of a delay, Synth Riders launched last month and it won’t miss out on the music pack; the release is scheduled for a couple of weeks time, on 29th September. There’s also some more news regarding a physical edition of Synth Riders. Developer Kluge Interactive has teamed up with Perp Games to publish a special retail version that’ll include Muse’s music pack on 12th November 2021.

As Kluge Interactive continue to support Synth Riders VRFocus will report back with the latest updates.

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Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2021/09/a-muse-yourself-today-with-synth-riders-latest-music-pack/

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Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife Tiptoes Onto PlayStation VR in October

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There haven’t been as many virtual reality (VR) horror titles appearing in 2021 as in previous years with one of the most notable exceptions being Fast Travel Games’ Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife. Originally released for Oculus before coming to Steam, soon it’ll be the turn of PlayStation VR players to wander the haunted hallways of Barclay Mansion.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife

Rather than wall-to-wall scares, this haunted mansion experience provides a much slower, atmospheric adventure, all set within the World of Darkness universe. You play as Ed Miller, a photographer who dies during a seance at the luxurious home of one Howard Barclay, a Hollywood movie producer. As you might have guessed, your death doesn’t see you move happily along into the afterlife, instead, you’re stuck between there and the living world. 

So you need to figure out what went wrong and what happened to your girlfriend who joined you at the gathering. But you’re not alone on this little escapade as you’ll be joined by Shadow, a manifestation of Miller’s dark subconscious. While this being can be helpful at times it isn’t exactly on your side, relishing in your struggle, and occasionally complicating things as well.

However, Shadow isn’t a real threat but the Spectres are. These are damned creatures that wander sections of the mansion, actively hunting you. They’ll come running if you make a sound or you happen to get in their line of sight and there’s no fighting them off; there are no weapons in Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife. So you have to be sneaky and utilise hiding spots to avoid them or create distractions.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife

Reviewing the Oculus Quest version of Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife VRFocus found that: “For those that love slow and tense survival horror Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife certainly delivers. Coming in at around eight hours of nail-biting content, Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife does the World of Darkness proud.”

Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife is scheduled to arrive on 7th October 2021 for PlayStation VR, with a recommended retail price of $29.99 USD/£24.99 GBP/€24.99 EUR. Check out the new trailer below and for further updates from Fast Travel Games, keep reading VRFocus.

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Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2021/09/wraith-the-oblivion-afterlife-tiptoes-onto-playstation-vr-in-october/

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Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife Tiptoes Onto PlayStation VR in October

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There haven’t been as many virtual reality (VR) horror titles appearing in 2021 as in previous years with one of the most notable exceptions being Fast Travel Games’ Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife. Originally released for Oculus before coming to Steam, soon it’ll be the turn of PlayStation VR players to wander the haunted hallways of Barclay Mansion.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife

Rather than wall-to-wall scares, this haunted mansion experience provides a much slower, atmospheric adventure, all set within the World of Darkness universe. You play as Ed Miller, a photographer who dies during a seance at the luxurious home of one Howard Barclay, a Hollywood movie producer. As you might have guessed, your death doesn’t see you move happily along into the afterlife, instead, you’re stuck between there and the living world. 

So you need to figure out what went wrong and what happened to your girlfriend who joined you at the gathering. But you’re not alone on this little escapade as you’ll be joined by Shadow, a manifestation of Miller’s dark subconscious. While this being can be helpful at times it isn’t exactly on your side, relishing in your struggle, and occasionally complicating things as well.

However, Shadow isn’t a real threat but the Spectres are. These are damned creatures that wander sections of the mansion, actively hunting you. They’ll come running if you make a sound or you happen to get in their line of sight and there’s no fighting them off; there are no weapons in Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife. So you have to be sneaky and utilise hiding spots to avoid them or create distractions.

Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife

Reviewing the Oculus Quest version of Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife VRFocus found that: “For those that love slow and tense survival horror Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife certainly delivers. Coming in at around eight hours of nail-biting content, Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife does the World of Darkness proud.”

Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife is scheduled to arrive on 7th October 2021 for PlayStation VR, with a recommended retail price of $29.99 USD/£24.99 GBP/€24.99 EUR. Check out the new trailer below and for further updates from Fast Travel Games, keep reading VRFocus.

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Source: https://www.vrfocus.com/2021/09/wraith-the-oblivion-afterlife-tiptoes-onto-playstation-vr-in-october/

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