job simulator Articles RSS Feed | job simulator RSS Feed on en Launch Media Network SteamVR is finally released and how to play with it Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:10:15 -0400 StratGamer48

On April 5, 2016, SteamVR was finally released and features about 50 Virtual Reality games on Steam. SteamVR provides 360° room-scale virtual reality experience so playerd can see in all directions as they are gaming. It is coming to market in partnership with HTC Vive. It is a premium VR system that includes a headset, two single-handed controllers, and two base stations that track them all in the same space. At the moment, SteamVR only supports HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. It is certainly exciting news for VR game fans as they are able to enjoy the gaming experience with a Vive headset on Steam. 

Before buying, here are the list of items that players will need to consider if they want to play on SteamVR:

  • Windows computer that can handle 1080p and 60 frames per second is the minimum requirement. According to Steam, these are the recommended system requirements. There is also a performance test if users are not sure about their computer's operating system.
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 
    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater 
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM 
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
  • 4 X 3 meters square (about 13X10 feet square) of space with the height that a player won't hit the ceiling when raising his or her hand. Also avoid any tripping and slipping hazards in the room.
  • HTC Vive headset, input and tracking. If purchased on the official page of HTC Vive, they will come in a full set.

The tracking system provides a GPS system of the room. If the player move too close to objects like couches and walls, they will see a grid in the VR world to remind the player to stop moving forward. It will be accurate as the geographic information is determined by laser.

Player and dog playing fetch in the VR world

Player vs what he sees in Space Pirate Trainer

At the moment, Steam is stepping forward with the VR technology and giving their users a new type of gaming experience. It is truly a growing market with great potential. In the future, there will be more VR games available on SteamVR. 


Fun Futuristic Simulation Game about Employment Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:41:56 -0400 StratGamer48

In the world of Job Simulator, technology has advanced enough in the year 2050 that most labor is done automatically and humans are unemployed. This VR game will show you, the human, how it feels to work a normal job. During the game, the player will experience many movements and actions, such as:

  1. Throwing objects to customers, coworkers or even their bosses
  2. Juggling different objects
  3. Spilling oil on floor 
  4. Nearly-accurate participation in early 21st century industries

At the moment, Job Simulator offers working experience in a cubical office, a convenient store, an automotive mechanic, and a kitchen. Players can test all possible outcomes with all the objects they can interact with in game.

Job Simulator will be released via Steam by developer Owlchemy Labs on April 5. In order to experience this game, players will need an HTC Vive headset, track motion controller input and enough space to move around in a room.

Office AreaFlying paper plane in office.

Frying sriracha sauce and a mug of coffee in kitchen.

According to the trailers, working in reality will rarely be this fun -- which is why humans tend to get bored and get fired.

Every PS VR Game Announced Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:05:04 -0400 Curtis Dillon

Sony revealed the price and release window of PlayStation VR today at the Game Developers Conference. The headset will launch in October of this year and cost $399, making it the most affordable VR headset (of the big three) on the market.

So with this exciting news, we figured we'd compile a list of every PS VR game that has been announced to date. Obviously many of these will not be launching in 2016, but Sony has confirmed that 50 games will come to PS VR this year. Therefore, you can expect to play a significant number of those -- and probably a few unannounced titles this year! The future has arrived.

Here are the games that have been confirmed for PlayStation VR:

  • 100ft Robot Golf
  • Ace Combat 7
  • Albino Lullaby
  • Allison Road
  • Apollo 11 VR Experience
  • Aquarion Evol
  • Atom Universe
  • Adrift
  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • The Assembly
  • Battlezone
  • Chernobyl VR Project
  • Classroom Aquatic
  • Crystal Rift
  • Cult County
  • Cyber Danganronpa
  • Dead Secret
  • Distance
  • Dreams
  • Eagle Flight
  • Earthlight
  • Eclipse
  • EVE: Valkyrie
  • Fated
  • Final Fantasy 14 (demo)
  • Futuridium VR
  • The Gallery: Six Elements
  • GNOG
  • Godling
  • Golem
  • Gran Turismo Sport
  • Harmonix Music VR
  • Headmaster
  • Hyper Void
  • Job Simulator
  • Joysound VR
  • Jurassic Encounter
  • Kitchen
  • Loading Human
  • Megaton Rainfall
  • Mind: Path to Thalamus
  • The Modern Zombie Taxi Co.
  • Mortal Blitz VR
  • Omega Agent
  • Bad Bird
  • The Occasional Encounter
  • Omega Agent
  • Paranormal Activity VR
  • Pollen
  • Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin
  • QUBE
  • Rez Infinite
  • RIGS
  • Robinson: The Journey
  • Star Wars Battlefront VR Experience
  • Snow
  • Summer Lesson
  • SuperHyperCube
  • Tekken 7
  • The Deep
  • The Getaway: London Heist
  • The Hum: Abductions
  • The Mars 2030 Experience
  • The Playroom
  • Thumper
  • Thunderbird
  • Trackmania Turbo
  • Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  • Vector 36
  • VEV: Viva Ex Vivo
  • Visage
  • VizionEck
  • War Thunder
  • Wayward Sky
  • White Day
  • World of Diving
  • World War Toons
  • Xing: The Land Beyond

Are you planning on getting PlayStation VR? Which PS VR game are you most excited for? What game series would you like to come to VR? Let us know in the comments and keep tuned to GameSkinny for all your PS VR news!