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  • VR Shooter Space Junkies Closed Beta Starts on September 26

    September 15th, 2018GamespotUncategorized

    Ubisoft announced the virtual reality arcade shooter, Space Junkies, closed beta will run from September 26 to October 1. You can register for the closed beta here.

    View the latest trailer below:

    Here is an overview of the game:

    Space Junkies is a visceral, jetpack-fueled VR Arcade Shooter - join us on Space Junkies to hug your friends and anihilate your ennemies. This video is only made of actual in game players' gestures, try this at home!

    Key Features:

    THE DIRTY BOWL - If you thought space was hostile before… just wait until you play in the Dirty Bowl! Death comes fast and hard from all directions as you speed & fight through Orbital Arenas (“Orenas”) designed specifically to kill and built to thrill!

    ADRENALINE-PACKED MULTIPLAYER You are now part of the elite Tribes of gun-slinging Spacers who battle it out in treacherous 2v2 and 1v1 battles.

    GET TO KNOW YOUR BODY - Full VR embodiment allows you to use your hands and body to manipulate intuitively your environment and weapons, while full use of motion controllers brings you right into the gun-slinging action!

    FULL VR NAVIGATION IN SPACE - Dodge, weave and fly through hostile space environments and 360° orbital battlefields! Situational awareness gets vertical as opponents come at you fast, hard, up, down, sideways and backwards!

    WEAPON VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF… DEATH? - Insane weapons, from Sunblasters to Bioguns, let you use different angles and both of your hands to combine your weapons of choice when stalking and taking down your opponents.

    HELLO, DARLING, CAN YOU HEAR ME? - Full-spatialized audio will have you fully immersed in this explosive environment.

    OUT OF THIS WORLD! - The weird and wonderful physics of micro-gravity are your Virtual Playground! From chain reactions and dynamic lighting to breakable environments, your battleground will morph based on your input!

    Space Junkies will launch in the fourth quarter of 2018 for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. 

     A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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