PC - Windows
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About this game
Developer: Owlchemy Labs
Content Rating: Everyone10+
A tongue-in-cheek virtual reality experience for HTC Vive. In a world where robots have replaced all human jobs, step into the "Job Simulator" to learn what it was like 'to job'.
- OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 or later, Windows 10
- Processor: CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or better
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent or better
- Storage: 1 GB available space
- Sound Card: N/A
- Additional Notes: VR ONLY!
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If you’re willing to throw down the price for a VR headset, you need to fun things that quickly show off the concept. In that sense Job Simulator is a bit like when your dad bought Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells for his first CD player. Slick and lovely, but ultimately you’ll move onto something more substantial.
I can’t deny the fun and novelty of the experience, but the entertainment fades quickly. Popping in for a few minutes to dump an energy drink on an engine or make fire-extinguisher soup is funny, but that’s as deep as the experience goes. The laid-back toybox structure means that I was never under pressure, but I was also never challenged or engaged beyond VR’s universal joy of inhabiting a digital space.
This is the form of VR playfulness that is at the heart of Job Simulator. It's very simple and elegant, and facilitates the comical joy of putting on a VR headset for the very first time. Though it must be said, Job Simulator is not the kind of game you'd want to play with for long periods at a time, and those who expect any kind of story or narrative will find none of that here.