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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR, Rift and Touch

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VROculus Rift, and Touch Controllers.

We are kicking off weekend with a ton of new VR game content as we settle in from CES and a 360 live stream of Obama’s Farewell Address. From a second installment of Drop Dead on Gear VR as a free update to a new title from E McNeil, creator of Darknet and Tactera that lets you command a squadrons of fighters and ships — there’s something for everyone.

Get ready to snap in your phone scouts!

This Week’s New Gear VR and Oculus Rift Content (1/14/17)

GAMES:

drop-dead-gear-vr-oculus-touchDrop Dead ($9.99  or in-app update is FREE – Gear VR)
UPDATE: Timeline 2 added! Welcome back Agent Cypher! Timeline 2 brings nightmarish new zombies – Jetpack Spitters and Riot Shield Zs! Defeat Dr. Monday’s fearsome hordes with all-new grenades, two new shooting irons and burst fire. Complete new missions and collect zombie body-parts to help CJ and Billy-Bob find a cure for Monday’s undeadly Z-virus.

skylight-gear-vr-oculus-touchSkylight (FREE – Gear VR)
On the bridge of your flagship, a holographic projector shows your fleet floating in space, facing the enemy and awaiting your orders. Command nimble squadrons of fighters, specialized frigates, and giant capital ships as you orchestrate your forces toward victory. Skylight is the 3rd VR game from E McNeill, creator of the award-winning Gear VR games Darknet and Tactera.

city-avenger-gear-vr-oculus-touchCity Avenger ($2.99 – Gear VR)
The cars are fast, the streets are busy, the bad guys are nasty, and the city is in danger! Pick up your weapon, avenge the criminals.

fat-city-gear-vr-oculus-touchFat City ($3.99 – Gear VR)
Chris Knox is the leader of a crew of former special ops personnel and highly skilled hustlers. Help Chris and his team pull off audacious heists from high-value targets to fill the coffers of a surreptitious crime syndicate in exchange for the life of a loved one. Players will use their cunning and brain power to plan raids and execute getaways to pull in the big bucks in the city that never sleeps.

great-header-gear-vr-oculus-touchGreat Header (FREE – Gear VR)
Chris Knox is the leader of a crew of former special ops personnel and highly skilled hustlers. Help Chris and his team pull off audacious heists from high-value targets to fill the coffers of a surreptitious crime syndicate in exchange for the life of a loved one. Players will use their cunning and brain power to plan raids and execute getaways to pull in the big bucks in the city that never sleeps.

kill-ball-gear-vr-oculus-touchKill Ball ($0.99 – Gear VR)
Each level of KILL BALL offers a different experience, depending on tracks. For some levels, the ball group will be accelerated when passing certain tracks; for others, 360° shooting is required to kill all round balls.

loved-cubed-gear-vr-oculus-touchLove Cubed ($4.99 – Gear VR)
Once upon a time in a virtual galaxy far, far away, there was a damsel in distress. And where there is a damsel, there must be a hero. Like all love stories, things were going well. Then the problems started coming in, and they kept getting bigger. The question remains… Can you save your loved one?

space-dragon-gear-vr-oculus-touchSpaceDragon ($14.99 – Touch)
Take control of a pair of hatchling space dragons and blast your way through the cosmos with our innovative move-and-warp system. Devour planets for health, fight against robotic armadas, and destroy the shielded suns that power your enemies. When you’ve done that, tear through the mind-bending warp space to reach vast arrays of new solar systems!

ENTERTAINMENT:

feel-themustofthesea-gear-vr-oculus-touchFeel – TheMustOfTheSea ($2.99 – Gear VR)
“Feel” features a sensorial experience for divers and non-divers alike and delivers three compelling, 360-degree undersea adventures: Shipwrecks, Caves and Gardens & Sea Life.

g2a-land-gear-vr-oculus-touchG2A Land ($9.99 – Rift)
G2A Land is a virtual amusement park where you experience all the attractions without leaving home. Get ready to experience the reality inside G2A Land filled with fun and pure awesomeness. DIVE in an underwater world to admire the ocean depths. The stunning beauty of diving into a deep abyss guarantees a calming experience. SHOOT it up at the range where you aim at the shooting targets one by one firing a pistol. It appeals to those that want to explore breath taking places at a relaxing pace. DARE to come face to face with Gotham. Fly, speed through the streets, glide over buildings at ultra super speed. Accept the challenge of mastering your skill of soaring through in your vehicle. An exhilarating bumpy roller coaster ride that takes you higher than any other virtual roller coaster and makes you scream at the top of your lungs.

magnetique-gear-vr-oculus-touchMagnetique (FREE – Rift)
Dive into the epic saga of Magnetique: the very first VR Comic in the world! Follow Nero’s adventure in a full immersive sequence of 360° pages.

APPS:

weavr-space-gear-vr-oculus-touchWeavr.space (FREE – Rift)
A platform for virtual reality story creators that allow creating stories based on 360 photos and videos, panorama photos and standard photos and videos. Every 360 element can be enriched with info points or objects to teleport to other parts of the story allowing the viewer to control her path through the story.

About the Scout

Jonathan Nafarrete

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

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