Jurassic World Aftermath

Last month, we brought you an in-depth review of Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB’s virtual reality video game Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge. As a newcomer to the medium of virtual reality, my experience is admittedly limited, but I found the Star Wars VR adventure to be an immersive and thrilling shooter that elevated rudimentary gameplay and a simple story. So when the opportunity came to venture into another blockbuster film franchise in virtual reality, needless to say, I was excited.

Jurassic World Aftermath takes you back to the island of Isla Nublar two years after the fall of Jurassic World and before the events of the sequel Fallen Kingdom. What starts as a mission to collect valuable information turns into a fight for your life as you find yourself stranded on the island and being hunted by velociraptors and dilophosauruses. Your only hope is to navigate the dilapidated remains of Jurassic World’s research facilities to gather confidential files in order to facilitate a rescue…if you can survive. Read More »

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge Review

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge is a new virtual reality video game experience from Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB, and Oculus that allows players to step into the world of Batuu, the planet where the Star Wars theme park expansions at Disneyland and Disney World exist in the franchise’s official canon. However, rather than creating an experience that just lets fans walk around a virtual version of Galaxy’s Edge, this is an action-packed video game shooter that allows you to explore areas surrounding Black Spire Outpost on Batuu, taking fans into more dangerous and wild territory where enemies are waiting at every turn and deadly creatures won’t hesitate to attack.

/Film was offered the opportunity to play through Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge on the Oculus Quest 2 headset before the game’s release on Oculus devices today. Though VR is still in the early stages of establishing its own corner of the entertainment market, this Star Wars VR adventure is immersive and fun enough to make a simple story and rudimentary gameplay feel more exciting and engaging than your average console game.  Read More »