It is no secret that many of us have become obsessed with true crime documentaries, with the likes of Netflix series, ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The Staircase’ leaving us thirsty for more mysterious murders, trials, false accusations and detective plots.
And what better way to delve further into this intense mindset by stepping in it with the immersive capabilities of Vive?
Fight for justice in the highly-acclaimed ‘L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files’ and ‘Unabomber: The Virtual Reality Experience’, solving brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies. Or, if you’re contemplating entering the world of corruption yourself (without the legal consequences) don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew in ‘PAYDAY 2’ to descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.
Available on Viveport
L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files places you directly in the shoes of Detective Cole Phelps as you solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by real cases from 1947 Los Angeles, one of the most corrupt and violent times in L.A. history. Featuring seven cases rebuilt specifically for virtual reality, L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC Vive adds new layers of immersion and realism to Rockstar Games’ atmospheric crime thriller as you solve select cases from the blockbuster original game, spanning mysteries from the Detective desks of Traffic, Arson, Homicide, and more.
L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files is available for £24.99. Visit https://www.viveport.com/ for more information
Join an FBI Task Force to help investigate one of the most challenging murder cases ever. In this educational narrative adventure produced by the Newseum in partnership with Immersion VR and Vive Studios, you join the team of agents that are trying to track down a mass killer.
Starting in 1978 by targeting bombs aimed at universities and airlines, the Unabomber had injured 23 people and killed three by 1995. It would take cooperation, dedication, and innovation to track down this elusive criminal who had waged a 17-year campaign of terror with lethal, homemade bombs.
Unabomber: The Virtual Reality Experience is available for £3.77. Visit https://www.viveport.com/ for more information
Speed Kills VR Movie App is a custom themed cinematic virtual reality experience app based on legendary speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire who leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law, women and drug lords.
You’re invited to enter the VR episodic premiere of Speed Kills VR that features top iconic Hollywood cast: John Travolta, Katheryn Winnick, Kellan Lutz, James Remar, Jordi Molla, Tom Sizemore, Mathew Modine, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Weston and Amaury Nolasco.
Speed Kills VR is available for £6.00, and also as part of Viveport Subscription. Visit https://www.viveport.com/ for more information
Available on Steam
Play as the legendary assassin John Wick himself, picking up his iconic weapons and heading into the world of hired guns – all in virtual reality. Explore the iconic Continental Hotel where you will be tasked with assassinating seemingly impossible targets that only John Wick himself could handle.
John Wick Chronicles is available for £14.99. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/ for more information
A reclusive man with a mysterious past is dead and it’s up to you to crack the case. Investigate the crime scene, uncover secret documents, and piece together the puzzle to name his killer. But keep your wits about you: nothing is as it seems and you are not alone. The professor took his secrets to the grave. Somebody wants them to stay there.
Dead Secret is available for £10.99. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/ for more information
When a washed-up actor hangs himself on location, a spotlight is cast on the backwater Florida town of Cypress Knee. Your screen becomes a stage on which you investigate this mysterious suicide as three distinct characters: cheeky blogger Romana Teague, down-and-out local reporter Jack Bellet, and cynical private investigator K.C. Gaddis.
Knee Deep is available for £14.99. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/ for more information
PAYDAY 2 –
PAYDAY 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.
The new CRIMENET network offers a huge range of dynamic contracts, and players are free to choose anything from small-time convenience store hits or kidnappings, to big league cyber-crime or emptying out major bank vaults for that epic PAYDAY.
PAYDAY 2 is available for £7.49. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/ for more information