Gaming and VR News Headline Updated on 10 May 2020 – Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Spirit of the North, Those Who Remain, and more

The headline on 10 May 2020

SkyWatcherVR VR180 Horses Up Close at Lough Scur. Visit locations around where SkyWatcherVR is based in Co Leitrim, Ireland – VR180 5.7k. Best viewed with a VR headset at the highest quality.

Temple of Olympean Zeus (360° VR)

The headline on 08 May 2020

Wired Productions and Camel 101, announced that the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Steam® for Windows PC version of Those Who Remain, is confirmed for digital release on May 28th with a launch SRP of £15.99 / €19.99 / $19.99, with a retail-exclusive Deluxe Edition set to launch globally later in the summer, alongside a Nintendo Switch™ edition.

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Merge Games and Infuse Studio announce that Spirit of the North is out on Nintendo Switch (UK | US) and Steam!

Infinite – Beyond the Mind from developer Emilie Coyo and Blowfish Studios, delivers high-flying, explosive combat to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for $9.99 USD / €8.99 / £7.99.

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BE-A Walker available on Steam, App Store and Google Play.

SEGA Corporation announces the worldwide release of Sonic at the Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020™ on Android, iOS, and Fire OS; available now from Google Play, App Store, and Amazon Appstore.

The headline on 07 May 2020

RetroArch 1.8.6 released, with PSL1GHT PlayStation3 port, Slang shader improvements, compression (Playlist, SRAM and Savestate) and more… Source: RetroArch 1.8.6 released!

RetroArch 1.8.6 released
RetroArch 1.8.6 released

360 Sonic – fast Roller Coaster in Virtual Reality

Kosmos 16.1 Fantastic Dreamer Released, with Minimal-Kosmos-vX.X.X.zip, Added Custom Coloured Icons, update Hekate, Nyx, emuMMC and NXL-OVLLOADER. Source: GitHub > AtlasNX/Kosmos > v16.1 – Fantastic Dreamer

Kosmos 16.1 Fantastic Dreamer Released
Kosmos 16.1 Fantastic Dreamer Released

The headline on 06 May 2020

Team17 and Heliocentric Studios have revealed that Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos will be coming to Nintendo Switch this summer. Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos on Steam

PQube and Level 91 Entertainment reveal the release date and physical edition of Inertial Drift, will be available both digitally and in stores worldwide on August 7th for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Steam.

The headline on 05 May 2020

Wired Productions and Storm in a Teacup, announced that Close to the Sun, will be available to purchase and play on Steam and GOG from £11.99 / €14.90 / $14.90, with 25% savings for the first week of sale, May 5th 2020.

Ofihombre releases the 2nd Alpha of Randy & Manilla on itch.io, IndieDB, and Indiexpo for free.

ORIGIN PC announced the availability of the all-new EVO15-S gaming laptop and NT-15 workstation laptop, powered by Intel Core 10th Gen processors featuring up to 8 cores and 16 threads, offer improved performance over predecessors in a thin and light body.

ORIGIN PC announced the availability of the all-new EVO15-S gaming laptop and NT-15 workstation laptop
ORIGIN PC announced the availability of the all-new EVO15-S gaming laptop and NT-15 workstation laptop

ININ Games announce the Umihara Kawase BaZooKa! will be released on Nintendo Switch and Sony PlayStation 4 in North and South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in July 2020, includes:

  • Challenge Mode with 40 Stages to be cleared just like back in the good old days of arcade games (1 to 4 players)
  • Multiplayer Battle Modes (2 to 4 players)
  • Local Offline Play and Online Modes
  • Co-op and Competitive Modes (up to 4 players)
  • Competitive Bazooka-Action in Battle Royale Mode (players fight until only one remains) and Star Match (Timed battle mode where players fight to take stars from each other) will offer hundreds of hours of competitive Bazooka-fun.

Sceneries of the World in 3D – Episode 3 (6K 360 VR Video)

The headline on 04 May 2020

📽 360° Cinemagraphs: Seine Riverbanks | Paris, France 🇫🇷

Ren’Py for Nintendo Switch Version 1.7 released. Source: GitHub > uyjulian/renpy-switch > Version 1.7

The headline on 03 May 2020

The Amsterdam city fair is a tradition that goes back at least 150 years. According to the city council, this was the last one as the city centre can’t handle the crowds anymore. Lucky for you, this is your chance to experience the Amsterdam city fair in 360 VR.

The headline on 02 May 2020

PUBG Mobile 0.18.0 update coming on May 7 with Miramar 2.0 map, addition of two new game modes: Safety Scramble Mode and Jungle Adventure Guide Mode available inside of the EvoGround menu.

Golf With Your Friends officially releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on May 19th, cost £14.99/$19.99.

Moving Out is now out on PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

The headline on 01 May 2020

PQube and Fiction Factory Games release Arcade Spirits for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The physical edition is now available in Europe and will be out in North-America on May 22nd.

Antigraviator will out onto the Xbox One for $19.99, includes all content from the Viper Trails DLC.

Hekate v5.2.0 & Nyx v0.9.0 released! This version supports booting ALL current CFWs, Android/Linux booting and payload tools. No more SD card removals. Latest HOS supported: 10.0.2. Source: GitHub > CTCaer/hekate > CTCaer mod v5.2.0 & Nyx v0.9.0

Hekate v5.2.0 & Nyx v0.9.0 released
Hekate v5.2.0 & Nyx v0.9.0 released

Switch firmware 10.0.2 released; Atmosphere 0.12.0 and Hekate 5.1.4 still working. Source: Switch 10.0.2 report

360 Disney Dumbo Roller Coaster with booming music in Virtual Reality!

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