Is that hyperbole? Absolutely. But it’s not without truth at its core — after all, DOOM 3 VR had the potential to not only be a great game – which it is, when played with an AIM controller – but also to send out a clear message that classic First Person Shooters can have new life if brought to VR.
Be The Giant Robot You Want To See In The World
HIGH Endearing characters and a great sci-fi yarn…
LOW …that I kinda wish was playable without VR.
WTF Doc Julie’s hands!
HIGH Playing in VR.
LOW Not playing in VR.
WTF How did it take EA so long to do something cool with this franchise?
A VR Swingers Party
HIGH Crossing a room in seconds with a few perfect swings.
LOW The underwater bits.
WTF Why is this not attempted more often?
Don’t Fall Asleep
HIGH It looks great.
LOW It’s dark, confusing and boring.
WTF Did they just pull a guy off the street and ask him to do voiceovers?
HIGH Harvesting spinal fluid.
LOW Repetition severely dampens the scares.
WTF An enemy type straight out of Left 4 Dead.
Hard Times In The Big Easy
HIGH The melee combat.
LOW General jankiness, especially when it comes to the sound.
WTF Dirty bandages have no negative effects…?
Is It Really That Time Again?
LOW The hacking minigames can be a little irritating.
WTF The, uh, “fuel” for the med stations.
HIGH Throwing the ball with what always feels like perfect aim.
LOW Some clumsy platforming.
WTF Those giant armadillo things that chase after the ball.
Poultry & Pork In A Can
HIGH The high-speed ice cave chase.
LOW Seriously, who has four DS controllers?
WTF Wait, how does that crown fit both a pig and a whale?