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As an art-focused extended reality group, we believe that video games are a form of art that engage and inspire us in ways few other mediums can. Let's explore how Blade & Sorcery: Nomad, an indie VR game, delivers on this vision and why it is at the forefront of the discussion of video games as art.

Video games always could evoke emotions in us that we might not expect. The sound of a sword clashing against an enemy's shield or the feeling of triumph after defeating a challenging boss can be an unparalleled high. However, VR games like Blade & Sorcery: Nomad enhances the already immersive experience, taking it to a new level. Games like these challenge the idea that video games are just mindless entertainment and instead highlight the artistry and creativity that goes into creating them.

Blade & Sorcery: Nomad, the Quest store counterpart to Blade & Sorcery on Steam, has become one of the most popular VR games since its first release as an Early Access title in 2018. Praised for its immersive gameplay, physics-based combat system, and unique interaction with the environment and objects, the game has drawn players into a medieval fantasy world of magic, combat, and adventure. It is a testament to the game's ability to create a truly artistic experience that draws you in and never lets go.

One of the most critical features of the game is its physics-based combat system. The game uses real-world physics calculations to determine weapons and character movements, creating unparalleled realism and immersion. The feeling of holding a sword or a staff in your hand, the sensation of blocking an attack, and the physical impact of a strike are all remarkably vivid, making you feel like you're there. The magic system is also where the game shines, with spells like fireballs, lightning, and force choke that makes the game's combat experience unique and satisfying.

But what sets Blade & Sorcery: Nomad apart is its modding community, which has created a vast range of custom mods, maps, and game modes. This community provides additional customization options and allows players to create unique gaming experiences that make the game feel fresh and exciting. It is as if a blank canvas is transformed into a masterpiece through the modding community's imagination.

As an art XR company, we believe that video games are a form of art that can inspire and engage us. Blade & Sorcery: Nomad is a game that embodies this belief, creating a truly artistic experience that draws players into a medieval fantasy world of magic and combat where every movement is like a brushstroke that creates a work of art. We highly recommend this game to anyone looking for unparalleled immersion and realism in VR gaming.

In conclusion, Blade & Sorcery: Nomad is a VR game that goes beyond being just an entertaining pastime. The game's combination of immersive gameplay, realistic physics, and attention to detail provides an experience that can only be described as art. The ability to control every movement of your character and the weapons they wield feels like you're dancing with death, and the sound design and physics engine create a world where every clink and clank feels tangible. It's a masterpiece in every sense of the word, and it's clear that video games like Blade & Sorcery: Nomad is at the forefront of the discussions about VR and how they transcend and could be vary close to their own art maybe watch the Video we made about it if you want a more entertaining take.

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