Land's End has just been released for the Gear VR, Samsung and Oculus' portable virtual reality platform. The game is $7.99, and it's one of the best things I've ever played in virtual realty.
You find yourself in a dreamlike, barren landscape, and you look at dots in the environment to move around and find puzzles to solve. The entire control scheme is based on your gaze, in fact; the only thing the Gear VR's touchpad is used for is taking screenshots.
The control method and play itself can be hard to describe in words, but you can put anyone inside the game and they'll be able to pick it up. You don't need to know how to use a controller, and the basic mechanics are taught on the opening menu.
The game moves at a deliberate pace,...
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