Propagation – Paradise Hotel review (Quest)

Propagation: Paradise Hotel is a single-player VR survival horror game developed by WanadevStudio, who we remember well for the excellent Ragnaröck. The game is set in the Paradise Hotel where a strange illness has turned people into savage creatures. You play as Emily Diaz, who is desperate to find her sister. The game features great storytelling that will get your adrenaline pumping – here’s our take on the Quest 2 version of the game.

One of the most impressive aspects of Propagation: Paradise Hotel is the immersive story that unfolds throughout the game. Emily’s journey is full of emotional highs and lows, from intense phases of stealth and exploration to heart-pumping action sequences. The game’s emphasis on storytelling draws players in and keeps them engaged throughout, making it difficult to put the headset down before the battery runs out.

The horror atmosphere of the game is incredibly intense and is achieved through excellent sound design, lighting, and visuals. The developers have done an excellent job of creating an immersive environment that keeps players on edge at all times – once again showcasing how good of a medium VR is for horror. The use of lighting is particularly impressive, with dark corners and shadows adding to the tension and fear.


The game mechanics in Propagation: Paradise Hotel are well thought out and require players to use all their skills and wits to progress in addition to more action-driven moments. Gathering resources, solving puzzles, and using tools from your inventory are just a few of the many challenges players will face. Additionally, players must choose whether to avoid or confront enemies, making every decision critical to their survival.

The game offers both free movement and teleportation locomotion support, allowing players to choose the style that works best for them. Reloading your gun under stress adds an extra layer of intensity to the game and forces players to stay focused at all times.

One thing to point out is that it can be a challenging game, particularly for those new to VR or survival horror games. Some players may find the difficulty level frustrating, and it may take some time to get used to the game’s motion control mechanics as it throws you into the thick of things.


In terms of visuals, Propagation: Paradise Hotel is a stunning game for the Quest 2. The attention to detail is impressive, and the graphics are top-notch, making it one of the better-looking recent VR games for the Quest 2. The audio design is equally impressive, with sound effects and music adding to the overall atmosphere of the game.

In conclusion, Propagation: Paradise Hotel is an excellent VR survival horror game that delivers an immersive experience, engaging storyline, and impressive visuals and audio. While it can be challenging, the game’s mechanics and atmosphere are well worth the effort, and players will find themselves fully immersed in the game’s world. If you’re a fan of survival horror or VR games, Propagation: Paradise Hotel is a game you should be checking out.

Score: 8.1/10

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