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‘Goalie VR’ is a Cheap & Cheerful VR Party Game That Brings a Hailstorm of Hockey Pucks

October 6, 2017

Hailstone Games, a Toronto-based VR studio, just launched their new goalie simulator, Goalie VR, a game that lets a single player defend a hockey goal in VR while up to five players using mobile devices try to score.

It’s a shame there aren’t more asymmetric VR party games out there, the prime example being Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (2015). When you have a group of friends over and you want to show off your VR headset, it’s usually only possible one at a time, so GoalieVR could be an easy decision for Vive and Rift owners looking for a good reason for a VR-centric, pre-game hype-up whenever the good old [regional hockey team] are playing against the [historically opposing hockey team geographically close to regional hockey team].

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