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PROJECTIONS: 10 Favorite Oculus Quest Games and Apps hey everybody its norm from Testim its Jeremy from testing and welcome to special episode of projections because it is a momentous week in the world of virtual reality yes we have the oculus quest as do many of you and we know this might be your very first headset and so we wanted to help you get on board with this amazing ecosystem that you probably are brand-new to a lot of these games are coming from the PC so a lot of hardcore VR people have been doing this for years maybe on psvr maybe on the PC theyre familiar with a lot of these titles and since so many have come up into the quest we wanted to share with you a few of our favorites yeah where I go through 10 picks from the launch list there are a bunch of free title as punch of page titles these are a great I think starter pack its getting to the quest and like we said for mostly for people who for this for them this is their first your first virtual reality device so lets kick things off with what probably the most no burn or maybe the killer app for the quest beat sabre you know what beat saver is of course you privacy in the articles you are holding to light swords one in each hand and slamming them slicing through these blocks to the tune of some slamming beats thats right another $30 title is journey of the gods and this is new to quest its a wonderful four to five hours l delight game where youre playing with a crossbow and a shield and you can switch back and forth between god mode where youre humongous and human form and the game of vols over time is one of those games that I really appreciated in that you dont get in there and get this loop and know what the games all about because it does change over the course of the time and they did a great job with sound a lot of the characters they speak in this kind of Simlish which works very well to spark your imagination great game I think both of those worth mentioning they while they are cross-platform and actually everything on the list is going to be on the desktop rift side in one form or another both journey of the gods and beats they really take advantage of the untethered VR experience beats a were being able to set up and launch it anytime anywhere and share that that kind of makes it a real pass it around pass it around mix it are a real killer shared experience for VR and then Trinity gods being able to jump and dance and kind of deflect and do some swordplay with these giant creatures that is so much more fun when its because its untethered yeah Im moving on another game thats been ported also the dynamics really change because its untethered is super hot VR one of your favorite games of BR of all time yes the idea is basically bullet time and the almost its a shooting game its also really a puzzle game you are put through these series of action vidiots where enemies are coming at you with all sorts of projectile and melee weapons and you as you move time moves forward so you just move slowly or judiciously to avoid them and hit them or to shoot them and really makes you feel like you are a martial arts hero or a gun food hero this is matrix one of those PC ports that suffers the least visually and this guys posted a huge blog post about how difficult it was to make this port but nonetheless they started with this aesthetic that translates very well to mobile and it looks great and they made some changes such that if even if you played this before you might want to check it out because now no more pyramids you can move through the levels more than you could before and its definitely definitely worth your time a real testament to the graphics capability of the the chipset in here another game that is new to the quest and it is called shadow point this is a game that I had got to play at GDC and at the time to be honest with you I couldnt hear it very well because it was on the show floor and playing it at home with proper audio made a world of difference plus I got to see a little bit more of the intro which does some world building and I am swept away this might be my favorite quest launch title ah it is narrated by Patrick Stewart to great effect but theres also other voice actors who or who sound equally professional and do just as much to carry the world its the mechanic is essentially holding up shapes to cast shadows and theres its a puzzle game at the bare minimum but the world that theyve built almost reeks of valve like sentiment and quality and I really really appreciate and recommend this game and with those puzzles moving light your theres a lot of like aha moments that really make it a satisfying game another port is job simulator kind of one of the first like killer apps for desktop VR when that launched a couple years ago and famously it was the biggest-selling VR title to date like a year or two into the VR you know trend and job simulator on the quest is that its same experience so it really is a great entry into how VR brings the things that you expect from the real world into a virtual space grabbing things interacting with objects with a really fun and whimsical world that theyve made yeah I would almost say that this if you imagine a bundled title in your VR headset like this would be a wise choice because its a great first title for anybody whos never tried VR to get into it it does hold your hand but not in a pedantic way its tons of fun you know exactly what youre supposed to be doing but you can break outside the you know the walls and you know do whatever you want a very creative playground I remember job similar was one of the very very first things that we try with the prototype HTC vive in that valve demo that really demonstrated the power of having some hand president yes another one of those demos that has still endured is tilt brush from Google its an artistic application and with the quest tilt brush also is an uncompromised experience in fact probably its better with the quests than on any platform Im I dont think that you can actually load in all of the PC things that you make I think that there is a cap because on the piece of your its so much more RAM exactly theres so much you know more free to draw more and more assets so they do limit you in that sense but it in terms the interface in terms of what you can make yourself from scratch it feels like skys the limit and it really really benefits from a tether less experience yeah I mean youre moving through your space without any regard for direction youre drawing youre manipulating and you you draw just as you you know you imagine you you paint in three dimensions so youre moving your hand like this you can draw shapes and 2d but you can also you know connect lines fill in sides you can add effects like fire and smoke and sparkles you can change your palate with all this it really is a massive experiment experiment in 3d interface as well I mean this is a game that a game an experience that has like all the complexity of something like a Photoshop but done in a virtual reality handheld kind of experience its really really novel and if you havent tried tilt brush since it launched a couple years ago there are a lot more features you now in incorporate polygonal models to draw around theres an advanced mode that lets you do some scaling of objects right and you can teleport around but you dont even need to do that because of course with wireless VR you can actually walk around your scenes in your creation Ive had people come over to my house and I put them in games but Ive had one or two people who are just the personality types who are more attracted to creative apps when I put them in tilt brush that was what sold them on VR so definitely dont sleep on this one yeah another game that is awesome and its been with us almost from the beginning a space pirate trainer and Ive always said if every VR headset that comes out if its an excuse to get more people into this game the better Im glad to see it on quest it is one of my favorites its basically Galaga for VR you are standing on a platform and up come waves of spaceships and theyve done a great they did a great job last year of evolving the game and you know adding more types of levels and motherships and different varieties and this is the final version and its fantastic you see how far you can go and try to get your name on that leaderboard as high as you can I was really impressed by the fact that even though the graphics are toned down just a little bit they can populate the world with so many of those enemies yeah and I didnt have any bit of feeling of latency or stuttering at all the weapons still feel really really solid mhm yeah its one of those games where if youre coming from the PC you might notice a few imperfections or it doesnt exactly compare but its good enough by far now a $10 game that I think is a no brainer that was co-developed with oculus Studios its from eylem xlab Lucasfilm it is of course later immortal its we reviewed this before not necessarily a game or interactive story but its some type of new interactive narrative in VR its an episodic series this is the first of three chapters and you entered the Star Wars universe and visit Mustafar and encounter Darth Vader thats really all we want to say from a plot perspective right it does have some replayability aspects – I would agree with though Im definitely on the and the worth buying its also one of the better-looking titles like if youre looking for a title that really pushes the graphics capability of this mobile processor for me thats one of the one thats definitely high on the list another title that we would bother recommend is big screen this is one that weekend we played with on the PC a lot it was also on the go and now theyve poured it over to Quest it is basically a shared environment where you can watch movies together with three of your friends so you invite people or you can join public rooms and youll sit in a theater or home theater or living room theres several environments to choose from and you project your computers desktop so on Quest you didnt need to run an app on your PC and that will basically take the part of another person in the room and it gets projected onto a massive screen everybody can see and hear it you can watch Netflix together you can watch YouTube articles you can even watch people you know on Twitch playing we rocket League together whatever you want to do but its definitely a wonderful way to share media with a group of people its basically a virtual chatroom and it is cross-platform so theres a big community of people who love big screen on the desktop VR side and if youre hosting there you can have much bigger room just way more than four people and on the mobile side you can join those as well and and just embrace a bigger community of VR thats a free application also free that we would recommend is rec room which is one of our favorite titles on the desktop you enter a gym where you can play minigames from basketball to table tennis and then jump into larger games like laser tag and paintball and then eventually go on actual quests adventurers right with a few of your friends which will be ported from the desktop side a few of those things that Noor mentioned are our favorite experiences from the PC but theyre not yet ported to quest so right now its a limited number of features rec room is one of those experiences that I highly recommend however on the other hand like if youre new to VR its a complicated vast kind of experience so when youre ready to spend some time in an app and really learn how to use it and dive into the community and learn whats possible rec room is there for you like norm said its free so when youre ready to dive in youll have a wristwatch and when you look at it therell be a menu that pops up and you can navigate around see what you can do you can invite friends if you have people that are youve already you know associated with into the same room as you and you can become buddies you can party up party up by giving them a fist bump you can shake hands in order to be friends permanently and then you can go into the same rooms together paintball being one of our favorites I will say that what weve seen so far is absolutely wonderful we love rec room but the the frame rates are not always there on the quest we hope to see them integrate further on this title and we know that they plan to bring all of the other or at least most of the other experiences top on our list being the quest we know that theyre coming a couple of those are coming next month so if you dive in there what youre seeing right now is not the whole game theyre going to be adding more and more features as time goes by and this definitely worth keeping your eye on so thats a roundup of kind of attend what we think are almost essential experiences at launch for the oculus quest but lets also jump through some of the rest of the other 50 titles things that we we think are at least worth looking at if youve played through or interested in them so start off at the high end also for $30 is Sports scrambled which is a kind of a fun take on tennis bowling and baseball its a multiplayer game where you cross play with AI and for the tennis game for example you play a traditional tennis game but then your racket or the ball can get turned into a different type of ball or a different type of racket and that just mixed this thing up so very cartoony I loved it because it looked great and it felt great it felt like the developers really optimized for the hardware and it was just a joy to be in rubber recall another game that we our familiar with from the rift has now been brought over to quest and if you do have it on the rift already its crossed by so its ready to go its uh its basically the same gameplay its just the graphics have been stripped down a little bit norm you thought maybe it didnt play quite as well you werent you didnt feel yeah yeah I felt like you know the graphics looked fine yeah I felt the gameplay especially the gunplay the gun the responsiveness of the guns and the the instant hit nasai felt in the pc side yeah a little bit taken aback a little bit more arcadey so id been like the gun mechanics as much I felt like the untethered miss a SPECT added so much that I was willing to forgive that its definitely a game that benefits from untethered because while you cant face any direction when you teleport you also can turn around and its very liberating to grab enemies around you throw it you know robots you know tear them apart throw them at other robots and its its a ton of fun its a very rkd game that doesnt take itself too seriously yes we talk about sports games action games those little puzzle games and in that realm a classic VR game I expect you to dies also in quest now thats almost like a single-player escape room where its very clever the design very James Bond Spy vs spy theme but you are in the cockpit of a submarine youre in the seat of a car youre in the office of a mastermind and you are trying to get out of these scenarios using interactions with the world and Ive got really really cleverly designed and well voice acted in scripted as well thumpers a great game that we played on PC and go and now is on quest glad to see it it is a its I figure what they call its like a violent you know puzzle racing game its its an interesting title very aesthetically pleasing its very you know almost psychedelic youre youre zooming down this channel and you have to hit the turn buttons at just the right time when you get to these turns essentially you also come across these gems you have to hit the button at the right time so its a timing based game but its also you have to stay in the zone because you start moving very fast and the things start to happen very quickly its definitely an interesting game that so quite long so if youre looking for a lot of bang for you buck recommend thumper and also great pick up and play game if you just want to play for five or ten minutes one of my favorite pick up and play games on the quests is racket theory its just a table tennis game I love the physics I love that there are a lot of options that you can do to configure how you hold the controller relative to how the virtual controller and you could play against really good BOTS or multiplayer against oculus rift desktop players and I love the I love table tennis and this is just a perfect five minute jump in play a couple games about theres not too many flying games on the quest and but the one that really jumps out is ultra wings this is a game that weve played before and Im glad to see it it is definitely benefits from from six degrees of freedom you can not just move your head around now and sort of lean out the windows a little bit but you can actually use the controls on the cool little airplanes so its one of those more advanced titles so if youre sensitive to motion sickness be wary if you want something that pushes VR a little bit ultra wings might be it its a game where by default they have the windows kind of masked out because if that kind of movement and sense of flight that can move you to field that kind of sense of motion but you can turn those settings off and it can be very intense and for me quite pleasurable you know we mentioned big screen has ability to share your desktop with other people but a lot people love just using that you have a virtual desktop and there is also an application a virtual desktop on the quest its $20 its very simple your desktop gets piped in through your Ethernet you go through your through your internet to your mobile headset and you get to have your keyboard and interact and do 360 articles view our articles web browsing all that on a virtual environment the latency is actually surprisingly low on that and you can connect a Bluetooth controller to the quest that then gets transported to the controller on your PC and you can actually play PC games over your local area network using the quest and its actually its a very compelling use case and I wouldnt be surprised if a lot of people pick that up just for that purpose now in 2019 this is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing and so very appropriate theres also the Apollo 11 app for quest which is our final mile condition ya know its fantastic this is one of those titles that its it gives you a taste of whats possible from an education standpoint in VR like when we read ready player one theres the whole first you know act of above the book where theyre at school and you think well thats actually completely compelling what they can the teachers can take their kids on field trips and they can go anywhere that they can imagine this you are you are ramping up to the launch at the Apollo 11 and you are now a member of the crew and you go through everything in real time you know essentially and it just feels remarkable it gives you a sense that you couldnt possibly get even from watching a film and it its I love the potential for this type of experience in VR the people who made this went on to do another title all about Titanic yeah and the potential of tether less mobile VR is really kind of the opportunity for the quest why were excited for this device you know of launch titles a lot of things or games that you out there who have your headsets and weve played before it definitely feels a little different being tether las and we just cant wait to see what developers are working with the quests are gonna be putting out in the coming months and years on the hardware side a couple options if you want to just add onto your experience because of course oculus sells a case for $40 you can buy a bunch of different cases that do work with this for a little cheaper as well they also sells headphones earphones here but your buds for 50 dollars as an accessory and if you wear glasses while the quest does fit over glasses there are options for prescription inserts these were $80 that can fit in and then also the folks at VR cover are gonna come out with a new facial interface for the quests as well so well be checking that out if you also are concerned about your power you can also get a USB battery pack put on your hip run a cable up to here and it will actually charge and let you play at the same time once you get that low battery warning all right so thats a great starting point for the quest wed love to hear from you about what games youre enjoying what experiences youre even going through if you did pick one up this week well be back next week with maybe some hardware coverage and also augmented World Expo is next week so a lot more to cover in the world virtual reality and augmented reality but thanks for watching subscribe the money can well see you next time bye PROJECTIONS: 10 Favorite Oculus Quest Games and Apps hey everybody its norm from Testim its Jeremy from testing and welcome to special episode of projections because it is a momentous week in the world of virtual reality yes we have the oculus quest as do many of you and we know this might be your very first headset and so we wanted to help you get on board with this amazing ecosystem that you probably are brand-new to a lot of these games are coming from the PC so a lot of hardcore VR people have been doing this for years maybe on psvr maybe on the PC theyre familiar with a lot of these titles and since so many have come up into the quest we wanted to share with you a few of our favorites yeah where I go through 10 picks from the launch list there are a bunch of free title as punch of page titles these are a great I think starter pack its getting to the quest and like we said for mostly for people who for this for them this is their first your first virtual reality device so lets kick things off with what probably the most no burn or maybe the killer app for the quest beat sabre you know what beat saver is of course you privacy in the articles you are holding to light swords one in each hand and slamming them slicing through these blocks to the tune of some slamming beats thats right another $30 title is journey of the gods and this is new to quest its a wonderful four to five hours l delight game where youre playing with a crossbow and a shield and you can switch back and forth between god mode where youre humongous and human form and the game of vols over time is one of those games that I really appreciated in that you dont get in there and get this loop and know what the games all about because it does change over the course of the time and they did a great job with sound a lot of the characters they speak in this kind of Simlish which works very well to spark your imagination great game I think both of those worth mentioning they while they are cross-platform and actually everything on the list is going to be on the desktop rift side in one form or another both journey of the gods and beats they really take advantage of the untethered VR experience beats a were being able to set up and launch it anytime anywhere and share that that kind of makes it a real pass it around pass it around mix it are a real killer shared experience for VR and then Trinity gods being able to jump and dance and kind of deflect and do some swordplay with these giant creatures that is so much more fun when its because its untethered yeah Im moving on another game thats been ported also the dynamics really change because its untethered is super hot VR one of your favorite games of BR of all time yes the idea is basically bullet time and the almost its a shooting game its also really a puzzle game you are put through these series of action vidiots where enemies are coming at you with all sorts of projectile and melee weapons and you as you move time moves forward so you just move slowly or judiciously to avoid them and hit them or to shoot them and really makes you feel like you are a martial arts hero or a gun food hero this is matrix one of those PC ports that suffers the least visually and this guys posted a huge blog post about how difficult it was to make this port but nonetheless they started with this aesthetic that translates very well to mobile and it looks great and they made some changes such that if even if you played this before you might want to check it out because now no more pyramids you can move through the levels more than you could before and its definitely definitely worth your time a real testament to the graphics capability of the the chipset in here another game that is new to the quest and it is called shadow point this is a game that I had got to play at GDC and at the time to be honest with you I couldnt hear it very well because it was on the show floor and playing it at home with proper audio made a world of difference plus I got to see a little bit more of the intro which does some world building and I am swept away this might be my favorite quest launch title ah it is narrated by Patrick Stewart to great effect but theres also other voice actors who or who sound equally professional and do just as much to carry the world its the mechanic is essentially holding up shapes to cast shadows and theres its a puzzle game at the bare minimum but the world that theyve built almost reeks of valve like sentiment and quality and I really really appreciate and recommend this game and with those puzzles moving light your theres a lot of like aha moments that really make it a satisfying game another port is job simulator kind of one of the first like killer apps for desktop VR when that launched a couple years ago and famously it was the biggest-selling VR title to date like a year or two into the VR you know trend and job simulator on the quest is that its same experience so it really is a great entry into how VR brings the things that you expect from the real world into a virtual space grabbing things interacting with objects with a really fun and whimsical world that theyve made yeah I would almost say that this if you imagine a bundled title in your VR headset like this would be a wise choice because its a great first title for anybody whos never tried VR to get into it it does hold your hand but not in a pedantic way its tons of fun you know exactly what youre supposed to be doing but you can break outside the you know the walls and you know do whatever you want a very creative playground I remember job similar was one of the very very first things that we try with the prototype HTC vive in that valve demo that really demonstrated the power of having some hand president yes another one of those demos that has still endured is tilt brush from Google its an artistic application and with the quest tilt brush also is an uncompromised experience in fact probably its better with the quests than on any platform Im I dont think that you can actually load in all of the PC things that you make I think that there is a cap because on the piece of your its so much more RAM exactly theres so much you know more free to draw more and more assets so they do limit you in that sense but it in terms the interface in terms of what you can make yourself from scratch it feels like skys the limit and it really really benefits from a tether less experience yeah I mean youre moving through your space without any regard for direction youre drawing youre manipulating and you you draw just as you you know you imagine you you paint in three dimensions so youre moving your hand like this you can draw shapes and 2d but you can also you know connect lines fill in sides you can add effects like fire and smoke and sparkles you can change your palate with all this it really is a massive experiment experiment in 3d interface as well I mean this is a game that a game an experience that has like all the complexity of something like a Photoshop but done in a virtual reality handheld kind of experience its really really novel and if you havent tried tilt brush since it launched a couple years ago there are a lot more features you now in incorporate polygonal models to draw around theres an advanced mode that lets you do some scaling of objects right and you can teleport around but you dont even need to do that because of course with wireless VR you can actually walk around your scenes in your creation Ive had people come over to my house and I put them in games but Ive had one or two people who are just the personality types who are more attracted to creative apps when I put them in tilt brush that was what sold them on VR so definitely dont sleep on this one yeah another game that is awesome and its been with us almost from the beginning a space pirate trainer and Ive always said if every VR headset that comes out if its an excuse to get more people into this game the better Im glad to see it on quest it is one of my favorites its basically Galaga for VR you are standing on a platform and up come waves of spaceships and theyve done a great they did a great job last year of evolving the game and you know adding more types of levels and motherships and different varieties and this is the final version and its fantastic you see how far you can go and try to get your name on that leaderboard as high as you can I was really impressed by the fact that even though the graphics are toned down just a little bit they can populate the world with so many of those enemies yeah and I didnt have any bit of feeling of latency or stuttering at all the weapons still feel really really solid mhm yeah its one of those games where if youre coming from the PC you might notice a few imperfections or it doesnt exactly compare but its good enough by far now a $10 game that I think is a no brainer that was co-developed with oculus Studios its from eylem xlab Lucasfilm it is of course later immortal its we reviewed this before not necessarily a game or interactive story but its some type of new interactive narrative in VR its an episodic series this is the first of three chapters and you entered the Star Wars universe and visit Mustafar and encounter Darth Vader thats really all we want to say from a plot perspective right it does have some replayability aspects – I would agree with though Im definitely on the and the worth buying its also one of the better-looking titles like if youre looking for a title that really pushes the graphics capability of this mobile processor for me thats one of the one thats definitely high on the list another title that we would bother recommend is big screen this is one that weekend we played with on the PC a lot it was also on the go and now theyve poured it over to Quest it is basically a shared environment where you can watch movies together with three of your friends so you invite people or you can join public rooms and youll sit in a theater or home theater or living room theres several environments to choose from and you project your computers desktop so on Quest you didnt need to run an app on your PC and that will basically take the part of another person in the room and it gets projected onto a massive screen everybody can see and hear it you can watch Netflix together you can watch YouTube articles you can even watch people you know on Twitch playing we rocket League together whatever you want to do but its definitely a wonderful way to share media with a group of people its basically a virtual chatroom and it is cross-platform so theres a big community of people who love big screen on the desktop VR side and if youre hosting there you can have much bigger room just way more than four people and on the mobile side you can join those as well and and just embrace a bigger community of VR thats a free application also free that we would recommend is rec room which is one of our favorite titles on the desktop you enter a gym where you can play minigames from basketball to table tennis and then jump into larger games like laser tag and paintball and then eventually go on actual quests adventurers right with a few of your friends which will be ported from the desktop side a few of those things that Noor mentioned are our favorite experiences from the PC but theyre not yet ported to quest so right now its a limited number of features rec room is one of those experiences that I highly recommend however on the other hand like if youre new to VR its a complicated vast kind of experience so when youre ready to spend some time in an app and really learn how to use it and dive into the community and learn whats possible rec room is there for you like norm said its free so when youre ready to dive in youll have a wristwatch and when you look at it therell be a menu that pops up and you can navigate around see what you can do you can invite friends if you have people that are youve already you know associated with into the same room as you and you can become buddies you can party up party up by giving them a fist bump you can shake hands in order to be friends permanently and then you can go into the same rooms together paintball being one of our favorites I will say that what weve seen so far is absolutely wonderful we love rec room but the the frame rates are not always there on the quest we hope to see them integrate further on this title and we know that they plan to bring all of the other or at least most of the other experiences top on our list being the quest we know that theyre coming a couple of those are coming next month so if you dive in there what youre seeing right now is not the whole game theyre going to be adding more and more features as time goes by and this definitely worth keeping your eye on so thats a roundup of kind of attend what we think are almost essential experiences at launch for the oculus quest but lets also jump through some of the rest of the other 50 titles things that we we think are at least worth looking at if youve played through or interested in them so start off at the high end also for $30 is Sports scrambled which is a kind of a fun take on tennis bowling and baseball its a multiplayer game where you cross play with AI and for the tennis game for example you play a traditional tennis game but then your racket or the ball can get turned into a different type of ball or a different type of racket and that just mixed this thing up so very cartoony I loved it because it looked great and it felt great it felt like the developers really optimized for the hardware and it was just a joy to be in rubber recall another game that we our familiar with from the rift has now been brought over to quest and if you do have it on the rift already its crossed by so its ready to go its uh its basically the same gameplay its just the graphics have been stripped down a little bit norm you thought maybe it didnt play quite as well you werent you didnt feel yeah yeah I felt like you know the graphics looked fine yeah I felt the gameplay especially the gunplay the gun the responsiveness of the guns and the the instant hit nasai felt in the pc side yeah a little bit taken aback a little bit more arcadey so id been like the gun mechanics as much I felt like the untethered miss a SPECT added so much that I was willing to forgive that its definitely a game that benefits from untethered because while you cant face any direction when you teleport you also can turn around and its very liberating to grab enemies around you throw it you know robots you know tear them apart throw them at other robots and its its a ton of fun its a very rkd game that doesnt take itself too seriously yes we talk about sports games action games those little puzzle games and in that realm a classic VR game I expect you to dies also in quest now thats almost like a single-player escape room where its very clever the design very James Bond Spy vs spy theme but you are in the cockpit of a submarine youre in the seat of a car youre in the office of a mastermind and you are trying to get out of these scenarios using interactions with the world and Ive got really really cleverly designed and well voice acted in scripted as well thumpers a great game that we played on PC and go and now is on quest glad to see it it is a its I figure what they call its like a violent you know puzzle racing game its its an interesting title very aesthetically pleasing its very you know almost psychedelic youre youre zooming down this channel and you have to hit the turn buttons at just the right time when you get to these turns essentially you also come across these gems you have to hit the button at the right time so its a timing based game but its also you have to stay in the zone because you start moving very fast and the things start to happen very quickly its definitely an interesting game that so quite long so if youre looking for a lot of bang for you buck recommend thumper and also great pick up and play game if you just want to play for five or ten minutes one of my favorite pick up and play games on the quests is racket theory its just a table tennis game I love the physics I love that there are a lot of options that you can do to configure how you hold the controller relative to how the virtual controller and you could play against really good BOTS or multiplayer against oculus rift desktop players and I love the I love table tennis and this is just a perfect five minute jump in play a couple games about theres not too many flying games on the quest and but the one that really jumps out is ultra wings this is a game that weve played before and Im glad to see it it is definitely benefits from from six degrees of freedom you can not just move your head around now and sort of lean out the windows a little bit but you can actually use the controls on the cool little airplanes so its one of those more advanced titles so if youre sensitive to motion sickness be wary if you want something that pushes VR a little bit ultra wings might be it its a game where by default they have the windows kind of masked out because if that kind of movement and sense of flight that can move you to field that kind of sense of motion but you can turn those settings off and it can be very intense and for me quite pleasurable you know we mentioned big screen has ability to share your desktop with other people but a lot people love just using that you have a virtual desktop and there is also an application a virtual desktop on the quest its $20 its very simple your desktop gets piped in through your Ethernet you go through your through your internet to your mobile headset and you get to have your keyboard and interact and do 360 articles view our articles web browsing all that on a virtual environment the latency is actually surprisingly low on that and you can connect a Bluetooth controller to the quest that then gets transported to the controller on your PC and you can actually play PC games over your local area network using the quest and its actually its a very compelling use case and I wouldnt be surprised if a lot of people pick that up just for that purpose now in 2019 this is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing and so very appropriate theres also the Apollo 11 app for quest which is our final mile condition ya know its fantastic this is one of those titles that its it gives you a taste of whats possible from an education standpoint in VR like when we read ready player one theres the whole first you know act of above the book where theyre at school and you think well thats actually completely compelling what they can the teachers can take their kids on field trips and they can go anywhere that they can imagine this you are you are ramping up to the launch at the Apollo 11 and you are now a member of the crew and you go through everything in real time you know essentially and it just feels remarkable it gives you a sense that you couldnt possibly get even from watching a film and it its I love the potential for this type of experience in VR the people who made this went on to do another title all about Titanic yeah and the potential of tether less mobile VR is really kind of the opportunity for the quest why were excited for this device you know of launch titles a lot of things or games that you out there who have your headsets and weve played before it definitely feels a little different being tether las and we just cant wait to see what developers are working with the quests are gonna be putting out in the coming months and years on the hardware side a couple options if you want to just add onto your experience because of course oculus sells a case for $40 you can buy a bunch of different cases that do work with this for a little cheaper as well they also sells headphones earphones here but your buds for 50 dollars as an accessory and if you wear glasses while the quest does fit over glasses there are options for prescription inserts these were $80 that can fit in and then also the folks at VR cover are gonna come out with a new facial interface for the quests as well so well be checking that out if you also are concerned about your power you can also get a USB battery pack put on your hip run a cable up to here and it will actually charge and let you play at the same time once you get that low battery warning all right so thats a great starting point for the quest wed love to hear from you about what games youre enjoying what experiences youre even going through if you did pick one up this week well be back next week with maybe some hardware coverage and also augmented World Expo is next week so a lot more to cover in the world virtual reality and augmented reality but thanks for watching subscribe the money can well see you next time bye

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