Epic Games Outlines the Sessions it’ll be Hosting at Oculus Connect 3

Next week Oculus will be holding its third annual Oculus Connect 3 (OC3) conference at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. There’ll be news on Oculus Touch and the latest software developments, and VR enthusiasts will be able to watch the proceedings via Twitch and NextVR on the Gear VR headset. Unreal Engine…

Oculus Connect 3 Will Be Live-Streamed On Twitch and NextVR

The next couple of weeks are going to be an exciting time for virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts, with Oculus Connect 3 (OC3) and Google’s conference taking place next week and Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launching the PlayStation VR the week after. The main news expected from OC3 is Oculus Touch, the company’s motion controllers and…

Life In 360°: A Step Towards Paradise

It’s nearly time for a period that we at VRFocus will find exceptionally busy. For next week begins going from Oculus Connect 3 into Google’s little event at the same time (gee, thanks Google). Before – after the following weekend – moving smack bang into PlayStation VR’s launch. Delightful. It’s enough to make you want…

HTC Launches Dedicated VR App Store Viveport

HTC’s VR app store is now live, giving you more options to discover and experience non-gaming content. Back in August at VRLA, HTC announced they would be opening a dedicated virtual reality app store called Viveport, which would be home to a host of largely non-gaming immersive content. Steam may already be the go to…

PlayStation VR Unboxing

PlayStation VR is nearly here and we’ve got an unboxing to tide you over until its launch in just two weeks. Sony’s PSVR is the first console-based VR headset to hit the market and also the most affordable of the big three headsets (which includes the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift). After opening pre-orders earlier…

Adidas Creates PlayStation VR Marketing Experience For the Stellar Pack Boot

VRFocus has reported on numerous global brands utilising virtual reality (VR) technology for advertising means, such as employing 360-degree videos or branded Google Cardboards. Today though Adidas has gone one step further by creating a VR experience to launch its new football boots Stellar Pack, by bringing Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation VR into the…

PSVR Game Listings Hit PlayStation Store Ahead of Launch

On the lead up to PlayStation VR’s October 13th launch, the first wave of PSVR games have been listed in the PlayStation Store. Eager soon-to-be-owners of PSVR can now get an eye on the first set of games they’ll be able to purchase when headsets begin arriving on October 13th. PSVR exclusive titles can’t be…

HTC Vive Strategic Partner for Education Lifeliqe Launches First VR App

In July visual learning platform Lifeliqe announced its partnership with HTC Vive to become the company’s strategic partner in the field of educational content. Today Lifeliqe has launched its first virtual reality (VR) for the platform in the form of Lifeliqe VR Museum. There will be two versions of Lifeliqe VR Museum, the one today…

OpenSesame Raises $9 million To Expand Product Offerings in VR and AR

Online elearning is a popular way for people to improve their skills at home rather than having to go into college or university. OpenSesame an elearning company that specialises in courses for enterprise has announced that its recently raised $9 million USD in a Series B funding round led by Altos Ventures with continued participation from…

Climax Studios Release Gun Sight for Gear VR

It was only last week that Bandit Six developer Climax Studios announced its third virtual reality (VR) title for Samsung Gear VR, Gun Sight. A side scrolling shooter,  Gun Sight has now launched today for the mobile head-mounted display (HMD). Gun Sight is a homage to classic videogames like Metal Slug and Contra, with some 80s…

You Can Now Design Your Dream Kitchen With Pinterest and HoloLens

Microsoft has added a big HoloLens partnership to their growing list. Thanks to an agreement with Lowe’s, customers are using the Microsoft HoloLens to design their kitchen holographically in mixed reality. “The idea of using small samples and swatches to try and imagine what a room looks like seems very antiquated now,” Lowe’s Innovation Lab…

‘Out of Ammo’ Review

Out of Ammo is a real time strategy game that combines base building with the ability to step into the boots of individual soldiers for some first person action. Out of Ammo features eight playable maps as well as three additional missions and cooperative multiplayer. In the freeplay maps, you are tasked with setting up…

Vegas Casino Introduces Cash Bets on VR Games Using Beautiful Glass Box

What happens in a Vegas virtual reality cube, stays in a Vegas virtual reality cube. Casinos are about to take a huge leap into the future next year thanks to the team over at Gamblit Gaming. The innovative casino-gaming company has officially debuted its own customized virtual reality ‘cube’ (aka VRC) designed to bring a…

Pool Nation VR Renamed Sports Bar VR for PlayStation VR Launch

If you’ve pre-ordered the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD) then you’ll know that today marks two weeks before the device sees its worldwide launch. There’s going to be plenty of titles available on day one, and for pool fans there’s going to be Sports Bar VR from Cherry Pop Games and Perilous Orbit. Sports Bar…

Pixvana Reveals 10K VR Video Player and Publishing Platform ‘SPIN’

Pixvana, a cloud-based VR video company, today announced their much awaited solution for publishing and streaming 360 video, a platform that promises to deliver up to 10K resolution streaming playback from the cloud to your VR devices. They’re calling it Pixvana SPIN. In a mission to make 360 video less terrible, the Seattle-based company has developed a number of technologies since they…