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Gamescom: Edge of Nowhere Oculus Rift

Gamescom: Edge of Nowhere Oculus Rift

At the Gamescom I was able to try Insomniac’s latest project for the Oculus Rift: Edge of Nowhere. Insomniac Games is known from titles like Ratchet and Clank and Sunset Overdrive. Edge of Knowhere is a thirt-person adventure game that will blow you of your seat.

In the short teaser that is available, you’ll see a guy in search of a lost arctic expedition. Along the way, his own journey goes horribly wrong. What appears to be a rescue undertaking becomes an adventure into the deep unknown, discover a strange world that will test your wits and sanity.

In the demo I was walking in this iced world. While walking forward, I was hearing extraordinary sounds in the distance. When I moved my head the noises stayed at the same place, so I noticed 3d sound was already working properly. I went into a cave and grabbed a burning torch. The sound of my footsteps sounded hollow and the quality of the headset was remarkable good.

edge-of-nowhere-2I could still hear the noises, it felt like they were following me. I turned my head and there was a shadow-like creature. It gave me goosebumps from my toes to my head. I ran through the cave, grabbed a rope that was hanging on a cliff and went quickly down into the dept.

I really felt the depth when I looked down and I was a bit panicked inside. This strange creature was still following me down! When I was below I ran over some cliffs, towards the outside hoping to escape from this creatures. When I reached the opening, I was suddenly in a room. A dark voice spoke and the demo was finished. The girl took off my headset, back to reality she said. I was a bit relieved that it was over. The game was ten times better than Aliens Isolation! The sound quality and graphics are astonishing. If you get the chance to try a demo, this is the one to try out. Insomniac did an amazing job so far. I can’t wait to play the full story. Thanks for letting me have this experience.


Robbert Hi, I’m Robbert, I love to share my passion for virtual reality and games with everyone. I make video's and post the latest news, games and apps on VRBites.com and YouTube. You can check out my channel on http://www.YouTube.com/ClassicGamerNL. Thank you for reading my post! Love to hear what you think and I hope to see you back.


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