KTNE:Using Your Hands to Defuse a Bomb

I had to buy a wired Xbox 360 controller last year. Not because I had a sudden hankering to play games on my older console, but because of a VR game I was trying out – Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, or KTNE. But now, it seems it’s back to Xbox games for my purchase not to go to waste.

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Image credit roadtovr.com. Controller support implemented.

Steel Crate Games, developer and publisher of the game, has released support for Vive wands and Rift controllers both, obviating the need to use a separate console controller to manipulate the “bomb” in virtual space. This is great news, and I can’t wait to try it out myself, but it’s still kinda sad for me because of that darn Xbox controller.

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This is also great news for new players, who won’t have to fumble around in the dark (literally) to defuse a ticking time bomb, and for older players, who will get a kick out of the added realism lent to the game by the intuitive controllers of both VR headsets.

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view through a Daydream viewer

 

If you’re a mobile VR user, the game is also supported on the Samsung Gear VR and on Daydream devices. This is one of the best party/cooperative VR games out there, and it’s been only made better with the addition of controller support. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes!

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