Darkfield is a space dog fighting game demo for the Oculus Rift.
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Developer
VR bits
Engine
Unity
Platforms
DK1 MS Windows (demo)
DK2 MS Windows (demo)
Oculus Rift MS Windows (project)
Samsung Gear VR (project)
Peripherals
Keyboard & mouse
Xbox 360 controller
First release date
June 18, 2013
Release date
October 5, 2014
Version
 Prototype 2
Genre
Space Cockpit
Mode
Single-player

Gameplay


Goal

It is very basic for now and does not include a menu, AI, multiplayer target lock or self-guiding missiles. You can shoot asteroids, five hits should be sufficient to destroy one.

Controls

Keyboard & mouse :
  • WASD : roll & pitch
  • Q/E : yaw
  • I : thrusters
  • Space (hold until spun up) : cannon
  • T (hold until target locked then release) : missile

Xbox 360 controller (highly recommended) :
  • Left Stick : roll & pitch
  • Right Stick : yaw
  • Left Trigger : thrusters
  • Right Trigger (hold until spun up) : cannon
  • Y (hold until target locked then release) : missile

Media


Trailer



Oculus Rift



In the media

Darkfield Alpha Now Available for Pre-Purchase, Early Access Download For Backers at Road To VR - November 6, 2013
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/20/7014749/darkfield-oculus-rift

Reviews

3 (Free) Rift Games Week 1 - DarkField, Bungee & DungeonManVR by JoshLmao - August 12, 2013
http://www.theriftarcade.com/hands-on-with-darkfield-alpha-sneak-peak-on-oculus-rift/

Relevant forum threads

Darkfield - Space Dogfighting Game at the Oculus Developer Forums
Darkfield VRR Video Review 4.5 Alpha at the Oculus Developer Forums
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2ci3ut/check_your_inbox_darkfield_vr_first_dk2_version/
https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=15067
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2hkfhd/darkfieldvr_coop_space_dogfight_kickstarter_just/

External links

Official website
Kickstarter project
Darkfield at Steam Greenlight
Funding page and Alpha download
Darkfield on Steam Greenlight

Downloads


DK2

Darkfield Alpha – Sneak Peak (MS Windows)
Download DK2 prototype for MS Windows
Download DK2 prototype for OS X
Download DK1 prototype for Linux

DK1 demo

DK1 demo for MS Windows