Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift.
We’re kicking off the weekend with a ton of new content. Whether its teleporting yourself around the world or hitting the slots in a hot tub — there’s something for everyone.
Get ready to snap in your phone scouts!
This Week’s New Gear VR and Oculus Rift Content (10/15/16)
Kangaroo Dash Demo (FREE – Gear VR)
In this game, you’ll find yourself stranded in an unknown world that consists of multiple floating islands. To survive, you will need to visit four different islands, overcome obstacles and avoid deadly traps. Jump and dodge your way through cars, ride rapids, and get chased by fish and foe!
The Rabbit Hole ($2.99 – Gear VR)
Welcome to a place where everything you ever imagined can come true—even your worst nightmare. Solve puzzles to find your way out of the room before it is too late…because something is lurking deep in the shadows.
Where Am I? ($1.99 – Gear VR)
In each level of this geo-guessing, hidden object game you are “teleported” to an unknown street or location somewhere on Earth and you need to uncover the mystery: Where am I?
Annie Amber ($7.99 – Rift)
Solve thrilling puzzles throughout the solar system while experiencing the amazing life of Annie Amber, from birth until her final days. Explore at your own pace, using just your head to move or to solve the puzzles!
Desert Ride Coaster (FREE – Rift)
This roller coaster will take you on a wild ride into desert canyons and mines—all synced to a track composed by Dalphon and Violee.
DOPAMINE for Rift ($3.99 – Rift)
Fly and boost-dash through space, fire your beams and homing lasers, and go head-to-head against your opponents! Practice makes perfect. Improve your skills to reach for the top spot in the rankings!
Angels & Demigods (FREE – Gear VR)
Travel with us into the distant future, where man has played god and created angels for protection. Immerse yourself in this alien world and discover why you were woken after a long slumber. Meet friend and foe, discover their objectives and, most importantly, try to stay alive.
Audioscape (FREE – Gear VR)
Audioscape is a Virtual Reality app that completely immerses the viewer in music they help create. With simple interactions, you bring the world around you to life with 360 spatial sound and otherworldly visuals. Using the Skullcandy Crusher VRA headphones, you can experience music like you’ve never heard before with bass you can feel.
Slot Tub Party (FREE – Gear VR / Rift)
Experience the rush of Vegas for the first time ever in Virtual Reality! Slot Tub Party offers three unique slot machines, each with a variety of ways to win. Travel to Vegas, play on the beach, or take to the skies!
Senza Peso (FREE – Rift)
As a soul transitioning into the afterlife, Senza Peso shepherds you on a spiritual journey through a beautifully dark world of lost souls and redemption. Based on a short film mini-opera by Cory Strassburger & Alain Vasquez, this is an enhanced re-release of the highly regarded 2014 VR experience that has been a go-to showpiece for many.
Allumette (FREE – Rift)
Allumette tells the story of a young orphan girl who lives in a fantastical city in the clouds. After enduring tragedy, she grasps at any hope for her future. Loosely inspired by “The Little Match Girl” by Hans Christian Andersen, Allumette is an account of the love a mother and daughter have for one another, and the sacrifices they make for the greater good.
Colonist A514 (FREE – Rift)
Colonist A514 tells the future story of a teenage colonist aboard an outbound ship, held back in detention and tasked with learning the origins of life on Planet Earth to prepare himself for an unknown destination. Engaging indoor and outdoor locations immerse the player in a vast body of knowledge and transform an otherwise overwhelming learning curve into a fun and engaging experience that will delight their senses.
The Channel Island Suite (FREE – Rift)
Reminiscent of classic theme park “dark rides,” expect to be moved in a way that is entirely new. The Channel Island Suite is an adventure made entirely out of sound and light, taking you from the loneliness of the open sea, to a welcoming encounter with the magnificent Island 1. With original music written exclusively for Virtual Reality, every sound is recorded separately and placed in 3D. It’s a world where fireworks transform into percussion and flocks of birds become a choir. The surrounding environment is married to the music.
360 Vision (FREE – Gear VR)
Screen NSW, ABC, Screen Australia, AFTRS & Event Cinemas have partnered to present Australia’s first virtual reality development initiative – 360 Vision. 360 Vision showcases the most innovative Australian virtual reality content, as well as content from some of the world’s most innovative VR experts and storytellers. Content changes constantly to bring you the latest and very best, so explore and enjoy a new dimension in storytelling.