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Gear VR Killer App Contest Round-Up

Thanks again to everyone who expressed interest in our Samsung Gear VR Killer App contest! We received dozens of entries which interested thousands of VR developers and enthusiasts (both online and at our finalist event at Upload SF). Here’s a round-up of the grand prize winner, finalist, and semi-finalists, with links to download their apps and demos (where available), and to follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Grand Prize Winner

App/Demo Name: Virtual Reality Suite
Description: Multi-user B2B software for creating and playing 360° VR presentations. Read more about it on the Samsung Developer blog.
Developers: Markus Prenneis, Thomas Trzaska, and Daniel Korgel
Website: present4D
Social Networks: Follow the developers on Facebook.
Download Link: Request a demo link here.

 

Finalists

 


App/Demo Name: The Dream Cube
Description: Simulates the feeling of lucid dreaming with a technique known as blindsiding
Developer: Bracey Smith
Website: Potentialsynergy.com
Social Networks: Follow the developer on Twitter
App Store: Full version planned for release later in 2017.

 

App/Demo Name: The Rabbit Hole
Description: Puzzle horror game where you must find your way out of the room before it’s too late.
Developer: Pedro Kayatt
Website: www.vrmonkey.com.br
Social Networks: Follow the developer on Twitter
App Store: Available in the Oculus Store

 

App/Demo Name: SuperVektoroids!
Description: Old school meets new school arcade shooter
Developer: Damien Labonte
Website: pixelstrikegames.com
Social Networks: Follow the developer on Twitter and on Facebook
App Store: Planned for publication in Spring 2017

 

 

App/Demo Name: Apnea
Description: An underwater adventure game in which the Gear VR’s attached smartphone incorporates real world walking (by stepping in place) and breathing (through the headphone) into gameplay.
Developer: Luca Mefisto
Website: Mefisto Files
Social Networks: Follow the developer on Twitter
App Store: Available in the Oculus Store

 

Semi-Finalist/Honorable Mentions

App/Demo Name: IDEA B
Description: 7 track VR music album recorded and engineered exclusively for Gear VR
Developer: Brian Muller
Website: Walkie.Studio
Social Networks: Follow developer on Twitter
App Store: Available in the Oculus Store

 

 

App/Demo Name: The Land Below
Description: RPG for mobile VR
Developer: Ryan Zehm
Social Networks: Follow developer on YouTube
App Store: Available on Devpost

 

 

App/Demo Name: vHealthcare
Description: Medical training simulation used by doctors and nurses (and home healthcare assistants) to practice treating patients and responding to problems
Developers: Douglas Whatley
Website: www.breakawaygames.com
Social Networks: Follow developer on Twitter
Download Link: Request demo from developer

 

 

App/Demo Name: VR Stream
Description: Allows users to play computer games and games developed for Oculus in VR mode with the use of their PC, smartphone and a mobile VR headset.
Developer: Alexey Svirskiy
Website: dive2vr.com
Social Networks: Follow developer on Facebook
App Store: Available on Google Play

 

 

Follow the Samsung Developer Program on Facebook and on Twitter for more great Gear VR content and news! Better yet, become a member (it’s FREE) to always be up-to-date on the latest and greatest.

 

 

By Samsung Developer Connection
December 09, 2016
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