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VR film publisher Astrea has released official trailers for two new Wallace & Gromit experiences. The Grand Getaway, a VR adventure co-produced by animation studio Aardman and Atlas V, marks Wallace & Gromit's first foray into VR and takes fans on a humorous journey to Mars. Astrea also unveiled Jamtastic!, a mixed reality game that will be included with the purchase of The Grand Getaway on the Meta Quest store. Jamtastic! allows players to test Wallace's new 'jam-to-toast delivery system' in a shooting gallery style game set in their own living room.
The rhythm game Synth Riders is getting an update on October 12th that brings a mixed reality mode to Quest 3, Quest Pro and Quest 2. A portal will appear in the wall, through which you can look into the science fiction world of Synth Riders. The spheres, which approach to the rhythm of the songs, fly through the portal into your physical environment. Mixed Reality mode will be available for all songs in the game, including custom songs.
Developer studio Soul Assembly will introduce a new mixed reality mode called “Home Invasion” for the VR game Drop Dead: The Cabin. A video (see link in source) shows how the entire play area of a home environment is transformed into an XR shooting gallery, with zombies breaking in through virtual windows and doors. While the gameplay was recorded using a Quest Pro, the mode is said to be primarily designed for the Meta Quest 3 version of the game. A video of the Quest 3 pass-through quality was recently leaked. Drop Dead: The Cabin – Home Invasion will be released in October as a free update for the main game.
Capcom and Niantic's AR game Monster Hunter Now has reached over one million pre-registrations since July 27. The Pokémon Go style real-world monster hunt will launch on September 14 for iOS and Android. With milestones like two or three million registrations, more cosmetic and inventory rewards await, as explained on the official website.