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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift.

With Labor Day Weekend upon us here in the States, you probably deserve some VR leisure time to yourself. So we’ve listed out a ton of new content to check out over the long weekend. This week’s storefront includes a balanced selection of both Rift and Gear VR titles, from puzzlers to platformers, adventure games to card games, there’s a little something for everyone.

Be sure to also check out Damaged Core from High Voltage where if you buy it on or before September 6th, you’ll gain beta access to their upcoming title Dragon Front.

This Week’s New Gear VR and Oculus Rift Content (9/3/16)

GAMES:

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Damaged Core ($29.99 – Rift)
From the makers of Conduit comes Damaged Core, the premiere first-person VR shooter built from the ground up for Oculus Rift. With a compelling 10+ hour campaign against the networked artificial intelligence known as the Core, you will be immersed in a war against robotic armies bent on destroying mankind to further their own evolution.

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Hypercade ($2.99 – Gear VR)
Brought to you by acclaimed VR game developer Hidden Path Entertainment, Hypercade brings a modern spin to nostalgic arcade action in VR. Play four incredible arcade classics — Space Swarm, Crazy Critters, Robo Rush, Breaker Blaster — each with its own unique take on fan favorites of yesteryear.

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Wrath of Loki ($2.99 – Gear VR)
Brought to you by acclaimed VR game developer Hidden Path Entertainment, Hypercade brings a modern spin to nostalgic arcade action in VR. Play four incredible arcade classics — Space Swarm, Crazy Critters, Robo Rush, Breaker Blaster — each with its own unique take on fan favorites of yesteryear.

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Mr Cat’s Adventure (FREE – Gear VR)
Welcome to Mr Cat’s Adventure, a turn-based puzzle adventure game that takes place in an exquisite, smart, and perfectly designed world. Explore trees and subterranean caves, avoid deadly traps, exterminate monsters, and solve puzzles in this extraordinary visual experience.

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Solitaire VR by Tripp ($4.99 – Rift)
Play your favorite solitaire games in the luxury, warmth and grandeur of the Baron’s ancient mountain keep. Klondike, Freecell, Yukon… They’re all there – each deck placed around the magical keep. But be careful — the keep is old and holds hidden secrets! Do you dare unlock its ancient tales?

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ZEN SPLASH VR ($4.99 – Rift)
Discover your inner awareness of the now. ZEN SPLASH VR is a stylized game inspired by the concept of Zen. Various objects will hurtle towards you, which you must continuously dodge. Through intense concentration on the present moment, you will enter a state of flow, and emerge out of the game refreshed and relaxed.

ENTERTAINMENT

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City VR (FREE – Gear VR)
Now you can step inside Manchester’s stadium and transport yourself to the game day action. Cheer on your favorite team from across the world in an exclusive VIP suite. While watching, access a virtual control panel with player information, live statistics and team standings for a deeper dive into the match. Seamlessly follow the excitement around the field by activating buttons to switch your viewing angle at will. Highlights, interviews and more can be launched in the Replay Center. Join fans at the stadium to celebrate your Boys in Blue!

CONCEPTS

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To The Homeland (FREE – Gear VR)
Speed and reaction are your best friends in this stylized take on the traditional platformer. Run ahead, dodge obstacles and break walls, collect coins and jump…jump like you’ve never jumped. And maybе, just maybe, you will be the one who wins.

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SDV VR Experience (FREE – Rift)
Speed and reaction are your best friends in this stylized take on the traditional platformer. Run ahead, dodge obstacles and break walls, collect coins and jump…jump like you’ve never jumped. And maybе, just maybe, you will be the one who wins.

EARLY ACCESS

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Ballanced ($4.99 – Rift)
Ballanced, a high-flying aerial puzzler challenging you to navigate your ball through a series of treacherous levels full of obstacles and enemies while collecting coins along the way. With its realistic physics and external factors such as wind, rain and enemies, it will take an expert player to complete the 24 increasingly difficult levels.

You can check out last week’s Weekend Downloads here.

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Jonathan Nafarrete

Jonathan Nafarrete is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of VRScout.

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