2K Join The VR Craze, Re-Invent A Wii Classic For PSVR And Vive

Publisher 2K have revealed their first foray in to the word of VR and it’s a new take on a classic Wii party game. “As our first foray into this space, we wanted to deliver a highly accessible entertainment experience that would allow players to immerse themselves in the familiar, classic fun,” said , SVP of marketing Sarah Anderson.

That game would Carnival Games, which sold over 1.5m copies on the Nintendo console. The new version will feature twelve mini games which have been adapted for VR and include darts and cake stacking, which is bound to please fans of GBBO. It will cost £15.99 and launch on October 28, 2016 for HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, with Oculus Rift support to follow, here is a list of the games:

  • Alley Ball: Roll the ball right into one of the holes at the end of the alley – try and get a high score!
  • Ring Toss: Get rings to toss onto pegs for points so make sure you aim for the ones with the most points!
  • Golden Arm: Wind up and test out your arm when you try to knock over the golden milk jug(s) with a baseball.
  • Down The Stretch: Race to the finish by rolling the ball into the holes at the end of the ramp! Be sure to land them into the highlighted hole for an extra burst of speed.
  • Pop Darts: Hit as many balloons as you can with darts but if you feel lucky, you can pop all eight balloons by hitting a moving target.
  • Shark Tank: Don’t hesitate when it comes to hitting a moving target as fast as you can in order to dunk patrons into this water tank!
  • Funnel Cake Stacker: It’s raining funnel cakes! Catch as many funnel cakes on the tray as you can.
  • Swish: Test your basketball skills when you only have seconds to make as many baskets as possible.
  • Haunted House: BOO! Don’t be scared when you jump in this moving cart where you need to shoot as many targets as you can while the cart moves through the Haunted House.
  • Fast Pitch: Strike! Or maybe it’s a Ball – catch each pitch as best you can whether it’s swerving, slow or fast!
  • Shooting Gallery: Quick draw and test your aim while you have unlimited shots to try and hit as many targets as you can.
  • Climbing Wall: Don’t look down! Climb as fast as you can to reach the treasure at the top of the climbing wall.

Source: Press release

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  1. Fun which will be a good contrast against Batman VR, Driveclub VR and the survival horrors. Had VE preordered forever and a day so can’t wait to get to grips with it. Hope it all fits around my huge Afro :-/

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