V-RACER HOVERBIKE is a fast-paced futuristic racing game in VR (HTC VIVE, OCULUS RIFT and Windows Mixed Reality).
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Positive (47) - 80% of the 47 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 13, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“V-RACER HOVERBIKE is already great fun to play. We want to involve our players as much as possible so we can keep our focus on features that deliver a great gaming experience. We want to plan future feature and content development based on community feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We want to be sure everything is polished and working as intended for our players, with enough content for a long play time and replayability, prior to an official launch. Early access is expected to last between six months and a year.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Throughout early access, we plan to polish the game, add new weapons, new tracks and new game modes. The full version aims to be a high quality, fun to play and challenging VR experience.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“V-RACER HOVERBIKE is already a fast and fun experience, easy to learn but hard to master. It has been alpha-tested and tuned to minimize motion sickness and be comfortable for extensive play sessions. We are continuing to improve the game with updates, tweaks and fine tuning, as well as integrating new content for a renewed playing experience over time.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features, based on the added value of such features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Player feedback is key to providing a fun and balanced racing experience in VR. We appreciate the challenge our players throw at us with feature requests, and we invite them to join the converstion on facebook, twitter and the Steam forums.”
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July 7

HGP FRANCE TRACK - ACHIEVEMENTS - NEW RESULT SCREEN WITH MEDALS - XBOX CONTROLLER SUPPORT

HGP France Circuit

We added HPG France Circuit for simracers. This new challenging track will shortly be featured in the weekly challenge, so you’d better get trained quick! Next release in september will include tracks for sensation seekers with bends and a sci-fi environment.

Achievements

We set up and achievement system to keep you challenged. We will regularly add new achievements to the list, and any suggestion on achievement types is welcome.


Updated result screen

We worked on the result screen to include medals and a clearer presentation of your score. In combat race we now count hits and kills, and they are reflected in your earned XP. We started creating a ranking system too. Ranks are currently just numbers but we plan to improve them in the future.

XBOX Controller support

Ok, this one we have to admit we are not particularly fond of, as we feel this is not how the game is originally intended to be player, but since several of you asked for it, we listened and added support for XBOX controller. When switching to that mode, the UI is interacted with by gazing and pressing the XBOX buttons, and during a race you don’t have to lean anymore. As mentioned above, we feel this reduces the immersion sensation and may also cause extra motion sickness so if you are happy with the original control scheme stay away from your XBOX controller ;-)
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June 27

Can you beat LittleBigMan in the weekly challenge?

LittleBigMan leads the weekly challenge for the third time in a row! Are you going to let him have his way? Get on the Malaysia HGP circuit and give the man some competition :-)

The vertexbreakers team
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About This Game

Join the fast-paced racing competition in VR with V-RACER HOVERBIKE !
Ever wanted to ride a futuristic motorbike floating over the ground, fully loaded with lethal weapons? Well, we've got you covered!
Put on your VR Headset and hit the track!
Challenge your friends in time-trial mode with online ghosts, race against bots in a fun shooting feast, or play with your friends in the local party game mode.

V-RACER HOVERBIKE was designed for VR from the ground up. It's not a port. It can't be played without a headset, as the control system is VR-only.



TRACKS

From quiet highlands to arid desert mining facility planet, to mega-city planet, you'll race over the galaxy to become the fastest rider of the universe. Will you master the hardest tracks of saturn rings ?

You'll also be able to race on popular Earth tracks from the 20th century, built when cars and bikes still had wheels.

Early access will start with 4 tracks (4 more tracks added since then). The first two are fast and easy, well suited to get you up and running. They're also ideal for combat. The other two are much more technical, and will push your driving skills way further.

We've got a lot more tracks in the works, with some crazy locations coming, but we first want to gather community feedback to make decisions on which types of track to focus on.



GAME MODES

- TIME TRIAL with online leaderboards : race against your friend's ghost and beat them on the finish line, or go up against world top leaderboard players.
- COMBAT RACE: race against bots, pick up weapons including mines and missiles, and clear your way to the finish line.
- PARTY GAME: invite your friends at home to participate in a local turn-based time trial challenge

WEAPONS

We've got the basic weapon system in place, so you'll be able to play with these from day one : missiles, mines, homing missiles. We also have turbo and shield. We plan to add more to balance the gameplay. Killer drone, EMP Wave, Plasma, you name it! We're eager to hear the crazy ideas the community can come up with.


- TRACKS: more tracks coming on a regular basis
- WEAPONS: based on community feedback, we will include more weapons to the quick race experience
- CAREER MODE: participate in championships, win stars and XP, and get rewarded for achievements
- MULTIPLAYER: challenge your friends online in real-time in a race where all hell breaks loose

Available for Arcades on SpringboardVR

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2000 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Core i7
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2000 MB available space

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