VR Sci-fi Shooter Turns Your Arms Into Laser Cannons



Rogue Ascent VR is obtainable free on Meta Quest and Meta Quest 2 headsets by way of SideQuest.

Rogue Ascent VR is a killer-looking VR shooter that makes use of Quest hand-tracking expertise to immerse you in a sci-fi journey the place you utilize your naked fingers to blast your method by way of a number of action-packed ranges.

Like different video games revealed by Clique Video games, comparable to Coffin Rot Brewing Co and VR Dodgeball Coach, Rogue Ascent VR was created particularly with Quest hand-tracking in thoughts. To entry your weapons you simply maintain up your fingers and make the basic “finger weapons” gesture.

Created by Purdue College Grad Jordan McGraw, Rogue Ascent VR contains a simplified fight system designed particularly for hand-tracking controls, together with autofire mode and homing projectiles. There are another enjoyable weapon controls that you simply’ll have to grasp along with your fingers, however you’ll must play the sport to learn how they work. We don’t wish to spoil the whole lot for you right here.

You even have the power to tug up a protect to guard your self when the enemy has you pinned down. Merely maintain your fists in entrance of your face as if blocking a punch. This digital protect will block and replicate any projectile coming in the direction of you. Simply remember that your protect will get weaker the longer you utilize it.

The sport options all kinds of different hand-tracking controls unrelated to fight. You may attain out your fingers to open a portal that you need to use to teleport throughout the room, wave them over a sensor to open doorways, and extra.

A easy flip of your wrist will launch a menu you’ll be able to navigate utilizing a pinching movement along with your different hand. Right here you’ll be able to entry issues comparable to weapons, provides, or choices to get you thru the extent.

The gameplay for Rogue Ascent VR is simply pure enjoyable. The neon-fueled visuals are fascinating and the motion is relentless. The gameplay is quick, however not too quick for Quest’s hand-tracking expertise, which nonetheless options its justifiable share of limitations. An superior soundtrack makes it a continuous motion recreation whereas killer sound results imply you don’t must yell “pew pew!” each time you shoot your weapons.

There are additionally just a few secret ranges you’ll be able to entry all through the sport. Right here you’ll discover a ton of actually cool weapons, a number of devices, mods, distinctive talents, and power-ups that you simply’ll want to make use of to take out groups of foes as they arrive at you. 

Every degree brings new achievements and greater challenges so that you can overcome. You’ll have to mix the talents that you simply discovered from earlier ranges to battle the whole lot from humanoids and drones. With a purpose to keep away from detection, you’ll have to take out sentry turrets and safety cameras. You may even work together with the station techniques and switch enemies towards one another. 

To deliver a further sense of competitors to the sport, Rogue Ascent VR makes use of a worldwide leaderboard the place you’ll be able to submit your rating and compete towards different gamers. There are additionally completely different lessons and recreation modes you’ll be able to soar into to maintain the sport feeling contemporary.

Rogue Ascent VR is at present out there by way of SideQuest or by way of the Clique Video games web site. Be a part of their Discord to have interaction in conversations with the builders and different gamers.

Picture Credit score: Clique Video games