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Insomniac’s Stormland is looking better as an open world VR game

March 27, 2019 / DEAN TAKAHASHI

Insomniac Games is getting more ambitious with its virtual reality games. And Stormland, the fourth VR effort from the maker of the smash hit Marvel’s Spider-Man, is looking better with more polish since the last time I saw it.Oculus VR showed off Stormland running on the Oculus Rift S last week at the Game Developers Conference 2019, and today it’s releasing a new trailer for the game. I tried a demo back in September, and it felt like a better game this time. But I did feel a bit woozy while playing it. In the game, you are an android gardener who traveled to an exotic alien planet to help settle it. But when you get there, you find that the malevolent organization called the Tempest followed you. It killed the settlers and broke your body. Decades later, you reboot. Now you must go through a settlement in the clouds and save the remnants from the Tempest, who have inhabited a settlement in the sky, a place dubbed the Stormland. It’s a beautiful place with a lot of ...