VR Rhythm Shooter ‘Pistol Whip’ Gets Free Anime-inspired Level in ‘Akuma’ Update – Road to VR



Pistol Whip (2019), the rhythm-shooter from Cloudhead Video games, simply acquired a content material replace that brings a brand new degree to the bullet hell-style VR title. Impressed by ’80s anime movies Akira (1988) and the Ghost within the Shell franchise, the ‘Akuma’ replace is now stay on all supported platforms, which additionally brings with it some tweaks to the sport’s scoring system.

Cloudhead says in a Steam information replace that the Akuma replace additionally brings enhancements to the outcomes display and leaderboards, with a brand new “Beat Combo” metric, and proportion shows for each accuracy and on-beat scores.

“These adjustments help you extra precisely observe your efficiency throughout accuracy and rhythm, in addition to evaluate efficiency with your mates and opponents within the leaderboard particulars panel,” the studio writes.

Akuma additionally consists of what Cloudhead calls “main bug fixes” for the one eye / double imaginative and prescient rendering problem for each AMD and Nvidia graphics playing cards.

Akuma is the sport’s second main content material push following its ‘Excessive Priestess’ replace, which included a brand new scene impressed by the hallway struggle scene in South Korean neo-noir motion thriller Oldboy (2003).

Cloudhead says content material updates will arrive month-to-month on the march in direction of E3 2020 this summer time, every of which is able to embrace a free new scene.

Pistol Whip, a winner of Street to VR’s 2019 SteamVR Sport of the Yr, might be discovered on Steam and Viveport for SteamVR headsets, on the Oculus Retailer for Rift and Quest.