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Wands on the Gear VR

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Wands is a wizard duelling game and, though I've only played a few matches, most of them against an AI opponent, I have to say that it's a pretty good game. You start by selecting your wand and adding attachments. The attachments are purchased with Relic Dust which you earn during the competative matches. You have a limited selection of attachments at the start, but you can see what the others are going to do once you manage to gather enough dust to buy them. There are not a ton of add ons, but with the amount of Relic Dust earned each match and the fact that the cost of attachments goes up as you buy them, it could take a long time to see them all.

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Affected: The Manor - Gear VR Review

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I've just finished playing Affected: The Manor and I have to say, this is probably what horror games or experiences in VR ought to be. It's creepy, it looks great, it's not too long and even though it relies on jump scares a lot, you pretty much know when they are coming and can be prepared. In other words, you'll be able to get through this one.

Floor Plan
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Floor Plan - Gear VR Review

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The first game that I reviewed on the Gear VR was Adventure Time: Magic Man's Head Games. I loved that game in spite of it's short length. It was well made, looked great, had lots of humour and was just a lot of fun. All of these features are back in Floor Plan, including, unfortunately, the short play time. This combination of features was exactly what we wanted in the early days of the Gear VR when there was a dearth of experiences to be had. But now that the library has filled up more, is it enough to warrant putting down your hard earned dollars?
Archer E Bowman
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Archer E Bowman - A Gear VR Review

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Archer E Bowman is a game that I really want to like. It has some humour, it looks great and it plays well. I thought that way back when it was released for free in the concepts section and I still think it now. Everything about the game is good except for one thing. It's not a lot of fun. I'm not sure that that is Archer E Bowman's fault though. This game has been in development for a long time, but in that time we have been treated to (or subjected to depending on your opinion) a lot of gazed based stationary shooters. Some of them are much better than others and Archer E Bowman is certainly one of the best there is in the category, but ultimately, no matter how good of a stationary shooter it is, it's still a stationary shooter. You can swap out the graphics, change the enemies, imbue the character with various powers or equip them with varying forms of ammunition, but in the end the play is still just looking and tapping and looking and tapping. And not a lot else.
Please Don't Touch Anything
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Please Don't Touch Anything - Quick Look

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Please Don't Touch Anything is one of those puzzle games where they don't tell you anything. You don't know what you're doing or what the goal is. You just start doing things and see where it leads. Because of that I think that this game is going to be both love it and hate it. There are times where you feel like a genius because you've deciphered a clue that seems like it could mean almost anything and then there are times where you are certain something you just found is the answer to a puzzle that you saw earlier and it's not, or else you can't figure out how to get back to the puzzle you found earlier.

Hitman Go
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Hitman Go - Gear VR First Impressions

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Well, I'm an idiot. Hitman Go came out on mobile ages ago and I saw it and wrote it off. It's everything I hate about mobile games. Boring and over simplistic. Take one thing and build a game around it. For the most part, even the good mobile games are good for a few minutes and then you delete them from your phone because you've seen everything they have to offer in the first two minutes. I love Hitman. I didn't want to see it reduced to this.
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Swing Star - Gear VR Review

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The game is about a boy who has a spring loaded hand helmet that can grab on to anything. You use this helmet to grab objects throughout the level and swing on them as you make your way toward a bell somewhere in the stage. The bell is sometimes plainly visible and sometimes it's hidden out of sight.
VR Fantasy
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Make It A Gear Game - VR Fantasy

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VR Fantasy is a great little game that I discovered the other day while browsing the Google Play Store. I thought that it looked decent so I downloaded it and gave it a shot. I have to admit, it was better than I was expecting. I've downloaded my fair share of titles that looked good in the images only to find that they were nearly unplayable, or nothing more than a collections of purchased assets that you can walk around but do nothing else. I was expecting more of that when I downloaded this free game but I was pleasantly surprised to find a short, but enjoyable experience.

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    Wands Title
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    Wands on the Gear VR

    Wands is a wizard duelling game and, though I've only played a few matches, most of them against an AI opponent, I have to say that it's a pretty good game. You start by selecting your wand and adding attachments. The attachments are purchased with Relic Dust which you earn during the competative matches. You have a limited selection of attachments at the start, but you can see what the others are going to do once you manage to gather enough dust to buy them. There are not a ton of add ons, but with the amount of Relic Dust earned each match and the fact that the cost of attachments goes up as you buy them, it could take a long time to see them all.

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    Please Don't Touch Anything
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    Please Don’t Touch Anything – Quick Look

    Please Don't Touch Anything is one of those puzzle games where they don't tell you anything. You don't know what you're doing or what the goal is. You just start doing things and see where it leads. Because of that I think that this game is going to be both love it and hate it. There are times where you feel like a genius because you've deciphered a clue that seems like it could mean almost anything and then there are times where you are certain something you just found is the answer to a puzzle that you saw earlier and it's not, or else you can't figure out how to get back to the puzzle you found earlier.

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    Anshar Wars 2 Multiplayer Expansion

    It's clear the folks at OZWE have a passion for this game and for their audience. Most recently they added an options menu for increasing the depth of the game, scaling the camera so that objects in the game seemed more 3D. Along with this came the addition of a battery monitor on loading screens telling you what percentage of battery you have left. A small, but helpful change. Now they are bringing multiplayer. A huge expansion that will add hours of playtime to an already fantastic game. And they aren't stopping there. There are more surprises in the works. So this best game will just keep getting better.

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    Hitman Go
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    Hitman Go – Gear VR First Impressions

    Well, I'm an idiot. Hitman Go came out on mobile ages ago and I saw it and wrote it off. It's everything I hate about mobile games. Boring and over simplistic. Take one thing and build a game around it. For the most part, even the good mobile games are good for a few minutes and then you delete them from your phone because you've seen everything they have to offer in the first two minutes. I love Hitman. I didn't want to see it reduced to this.