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Edge of Nowhere (VR)

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Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

27%

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General Information

Available on:Oculus RiftJun 6, 2016

Developer: Insomniac Games

Genres: Action, Adventure

Edge of Nowhere is a VR third-person action-adventure from acclaimed independent developer Insomniac Games. Follow the trail of a missing expedition that leads across the treacherous mountains of Antarctica. Scale massive ice walls and travel deep into alien caves in this unsettling psychological thriller. In Edge of Nowhere, nothing is what it seems and the unexpected lurks from all sides.

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Edge of Nowhere (VR) Reviews

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Insomniac's Oculus debut blends great art, effective stealth design and VR's powers of immersion for wonderfully unsettling results.

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VR can’t elevate Edge of Nowhere’s mediocre climbing, shallow combat, and contrived story.

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IGN

6.7 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Edge of Nowhere stands out in the current library of VR games only because it’s one of the longer and more polished games out there, but compared to the conventional third-person action-stealth games it closely emulates it’s competent but unremarkable. If you’ve played a game in this genre before, Victor’s platforming and sneaking will do very little to surprise you, other than the way the sense of isolation you get from putting on the Oculus Rift enhances the setting.

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Is it reason alone to buy into VR? Probably not. But if you’ve taken the plunge, it’s worth spending a few hours losing your mind

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