WEARVR Weekly Top Ten VR Downloads – November #1

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Looking for something fun to play in VR? We’ve got the top 10 downloads from the last week on the WEARVR app marketplace, a cross-platform repository of virtual reality experiences.

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10. CastleCoaster

CastleCoaster is a clone of the legendary RiftCoaster roller coaster. CastleCoaster is lightweight and runs on low end hardware. It also supports motion platforms and outputs acceleration data via UDP. 

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows)

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9. The Beach House

Relax by the turquoise blue water on the patio of a Caribbean beach house. Listen to soothing sounds of waves lapping on the beach and the purr of a kitten resting at your feet. Created using Unreal Engine.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK1/DK2 (Windows)

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8. Apollo 11 Experience

Winner of the Time Warner, Future of Storytelling Award 2015. Landing on the moon was one of the greatest achievements mankind has ever embarked on and now it’s time for you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes and experience what it was like to live through this historic event.

Using NASA archive footage and audio the developer has created an inspirational journey that we hope will engage students and give them a better understanding of what took place way back in 1969.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows/Mac/Linux)

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7. Behind

The latest horror experience from CB Games, just in time for Halloween. This is a teaser for a new game coming next year.

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Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows)

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6. SONAR

“Explore your surroundings and dive deep into an ancient cave system. Follow the drone ship and discover the horrific truth about the darkest of all places… “ SONAR is a new kind of cinematic entertainment, striking a balance between traditional movie making and interactive media. The shortfilm is a fully immersive, slow paced, 360° computer-generated experience.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK1/DK2 (Windows/Mac), Gear VR, Android

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5. South Park Oculus Experience

Go on down to South Park and have yourself a time. You’ll see friendly faces everywhere. Humble folks without temptation…and all in glorious virtual reality! An immersive virtual reality experience where the user can explore the iconic world of South Park from a 3D 1st person perspective.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows/Mac)

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4. DreadEye

Please, take a seat. You’ll be here for a while. Don’t worry, you won’t be alone. Let these creatures welcome you… They’ll keep you company. Give you a taste of a dark surreal experience. Don’t be afraid just yet… Perhaps they will spare you this time around. After all… the nastiest thing they can do to you will only be virtual. But… then again… You will probably be wishing you were in a real dream.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows), OSVR

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3. Don't let Go!

Part experiment, part amazing idea for Oculus Rift, Don’t Let Go! has you sat in a chair with your hands infront of you and the only rule is that no matter what happens you can’t lift your hands. We won’t spoil it for you, but a lot happens to make you want to move your hands.. and possibly run away screaming.

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The 10 Best Games for Oculus Rift

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows)

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2. Meet the Family

“Meet The Family” is a VR experience created by Exzeb, supported by UNIT9.. The project tests the impact that a headset-powered experience can have on emotions such as pleasure, joy, wonder and fear. The film-meets-VR experience allows you to interact with different worlds and characters. You might find yourself flying through hoops in the air above an island or exploring secrets in a dark room.

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK2 (Windows)

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1. 08:46

[08:46] is a narrative driven experience set during the 9/11 attacks which makes you embody an office worker in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, emphasizing the victims’ point of view.

Based on countless hours of research in order to try to properly recreate the atmosphere and dynamics within the top floors of the towers, [08:46] was designed and developed as a school project during three months by a six members team, working in close collaboration with two actors for mocap and voice acting.

Updated for Oculus Runtime 0.7

Platforms: Oculus Rift DK1/DK2 (Windows)

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  • Don Gateley

    Everything’s for the Rift. Gotta wonder if more than a few hundred people will have the absurd price of entry into that world to justify all the work (dollars) developers have put into it.

    It’s pretty clear that both Palmer and Zuckerberg are backing off on the numbers expectations.