I have to admire Asgard’s Wrath. This VR exclusive has a lot of ambition.
I played a demo during a pre-E3 showcase of Oculus games last week in Santa Monica on an . It’s beautiful and has some of the graphical fidelity you’d expect from a console exclusive like (maybe I’m just thinking of that game because it’s also filled with Norse gods and stuff).
In Asgard’s Wrath, you play as a god under the tutelage of Loki. Through him, you guide mortals, which often means possessing their bodies. In the demo, I took control of a shield-maiden.
Swords and gods
Much of the action worked as you’d expect from a sword-focused VR game. You use one of your controllers to simulate swinging your weapon