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The Untapped Potential of VR Applications

VR has been on the market for a while now, but has been a bit hot and cold in terms of impact and impression. Despite the technology’s rather mediocre launch though, it has gradually managed to carve out a niche for itself, and now has quite a few popular games and ideas going for it. This has made VR gaming worth exploring for a lot of people - but it's also led us to speculate endlessly about what other exciting concepts could further improve the medium. Below are a few particularly intriguing untapped ideas that could take VR gaming to new

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10 Oculus Quest New Release Reviews – Part 3

This here is the third part of our Oculus Quest game reviews, this time a mixture of brand new release and launch titles! Check out our previous 10 reviews in part two here: https://www.opiumpulses.com/article/310/10-oculus-quest-new-release-reviews-p2Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause its prettier…Accounting+Most likely not what you’d expect from the name, even if you’re not expecting a straight up accountant simulator. Accounting+ has much more in common with titles like Virtual Virtual Reality and Bonfire than it does with a game like Job Simulator (what we expected going in). The game relies a lot more on the comedy of each scene’s narration

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COMPETITION WINNER: The Future of Gaming

We recently ran a competition for aspiring writers to have an article of theirs published on Opium Pulses and our winner this year is Ashok Sharma from Delhi, India.Thank you Ashok for your passionate article about a technology you clearly have a lot of excitement for, it really shines through in your writing.The Future of GamingWhat is the first that comes to mind when you think about gaming? Think of a game you find really fun? Is it immersive? Addictive? Can you can relate to it? Does it excite you enough to rush your adrenaline level to the sky?Usually, things that

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10 Oculus Quest New Release Reviews – Part 2

This here is the second part of our Oculus Quest game reviews, this time a mixture of brand new release and launch titles! Check out the first 10 reviews in part one here: https://www.opiumpulses.com/article/306/10-oculus-quest-new-release-reviews-p1Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause its prettier…BonfireThe developers of Bonfire are known for their VR-based interactive short stories, having worked on Invasion!, Asteroids! and Crow: The Legend. Bonfire is no different, in that it is a short animated movie, in full VR with direct but linear interactivity peppered throughout. The story is based around your experience after crash landing on an alien planet, a planet that

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10 Oculus Quest New Release Reviews – Part 1

The Oculus Quest all-in-one standalone VR headset came out late last month and we’ve been spending a few weeks throwing ourselves around in some of the launch titles and new releases, today we’re going to give you our first impression on just 10 of those.We aren't going to be covering any of the free titles such as Rec Room, VR Chat, Bigscreen or PokerStars (although we think these titles are great too).This is part one of what will hopefully be a series of brief game reviews for the Oculus Quest. Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause its prettier…Angry Birds: Isle