Tiny Bull Studios Release New GIFs For Upcoming VR Title Blind

Tiny Bull Studios’ upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Blind has been on the radar for some time now. The title invites players to navigate an unfamiliar world without the traditional visual complexity and instead, users must tap their cane in order to emit sound wave which reflect off – and therefor highlight – surrounding objects….

The Biggest Rift, Vive, And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 05/20/18

This week’s looking pretty good if you’re a VR gamer on PC VR headsets like the Rift, Vive, and Windows VR. From the epic multiplayer mode that just launched for Archangel, dubbed Hellfire, to the new DLC expansion for Arizona Sunshine, and even a VR update for one of Steam’s most popular hardcore survival games,…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 05/20/18

There may have been a lot of cool PSVR announcements this week, but on the releases side it’s pretty quiet unless you’re really into your quirky tower defense games and anime tributes. Animal Force, from ISVR Price: $14.99 A pretty weird take on the tower defense genre that comes from a Chinese developer inducted into…

Henry Will Get Video Upgrade For Oculus Go

The award-winning virtual reality (VR) tale of a cute hedgehog called Henry premiered back in 2015 for the Oculus Rift, featuring the vocal talents of actor Elijah Wood. Though short, the film gained a fair amount of praise. Now it has been revealed that a re-release of the film is planned for Oculus Go and…

Secret Location Set To Release Two New Products For VUSR Platform This Summer

Leading virtual reality (VR) content creator and distributor for emerging platforms, Secret Location, have announced that they are launching two game changing products this coming summer which will take advance of location-based experiences (LBE). These products will expand Secret Location’s VUSR publishing platform and will be built to further support the growing LBE industry. The…

Archangel: Hellfire Livestream – Multiplayer VR Mech Combat

One of the dream VR games that thousands, or perhaps even millions, of people desperately want is a deep, intricate mech combat simulation. After years of pop culture building up the idea in our heads through things like MechWarrior, Gundam, Power Rangers, Pacific Rim, and so much more, the idea of piloting a super-powerful mech…

McLaren Announce VR Partnership with HTC

It has been a rough couple of years for the McLaren Formula 1 racing team, but that hasn’t stopped them from embracing new technology and finding new ways of connecting with its dedicated fanbase. The latest involves a multi-year partnership with HTC for virtual reality (VR) content, technology and esports. McLaren have long been considered…

Massive Vive Focus System Update Adds Phone Calls & ‘Surroundings Mode’

A host of game-changing features could put HTC’s 6DoF headset at the top of the stand-alone food chain. Despite the fact it won’t be hitting consumers stateside until later this year, HTC’s answer to standalone VR, the Vive Focus, is already receiving a generous amount of updates and fixes for its strictly Chinese audience. Revealed…

Protect and Serve as Traffic Cop VR Announces Release Date

It’s the 1950s, the era of Grease and American Graffiti, where hot rodders rule the roads. To keep them under control and preserve the safety of the roads stands a single traffic cop, played by you in Traffic Cop VR. As you would expect, Traffic Cop VR puts you in the role of a member…

Creed: Rise To Glory Is Coming To PlayStation VR

Developer Survios has revealed that it’s upcoming virtual reality (VR) boxing title Creed: Rise to Glory will be coming to the PlayStation VR platform. The title will allow players the chance to enter the ring and experience the cinematic drama of training with the legendary Rocky Balboa in this immersive sporting title and, for PlayStation…

Display Week 2018: New Samsung, JDI and LG Panels For VR Compared

Google worked with LG to develop a display panel providing an astonishing 18.1 megapixels of detail per eye in a VR headset. While Facebook wasn’t ready to show its Half Dome varifocal prototype in-person, the new panel from LG as well as similar ones from Japan Display Inc. and Samsung were shown during Display Week…

HTC Announces Strategic Partnerships With MLB & McLaren Formula One Team

At the Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC) in Shenzhen today, HTC announced new VR initiatives in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and McLaren Racing, the Formula One racing team. Looking to take advantage of the growing baseball trend in China, HTC is partnering with the American baseball league to bring two MLB fan engagement initiatives to…

Figment Products Announced Next Generation Virtual Reality Experience

Figment Productions have announced that following several years of developing virtual reality (VR) content for use in the leisure industry, what it considers to be the ultimate, next generation, immersive experience, codenamed Project Helix. The company, which is based just outside London along with an office in Orlando, Florida, have worked on some world famous…

NCTech Launches The iSTAR Pulsar Virtual Data Capture System

Data is big business. If you’re not sure how big, just aswk yourself how many emails you’ve had relating to GDPR in the run-up to that regulation coming in. Understanding how to utilise virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is also big business, but in another way. Since there is still much to explore…

vTime’s Partnership With Jaunt, DTS and 2018 Plans

vTime is a free virtual reality (VR) social network that can be enjoyed on various different HMD’s. Create an avatar and enjoy social VR with others in various different environments from 360 film to virtual spaces such as a bar. VRFocus spoke to Julian Price the Chief Marketing Officer at vTime about their new partnerships…

VRFC Becomes Football Nation VR In Time For Russia World Cup

VRFC should never have worked. VR has no business tackling football (or, for our American/incorrect naming audience, soccer) until you can truly bring your feet into a match, right? But, against all odds, Cherry Pop Games’ latest does work; the moment you stick your arm out to drag your foot along and stop a ball…

Lessons The VR Industry Needs To Learn

In comparison to other entertainment industries such as TV and Film, the virtual reality (VR) industry is still a toddler, bumping into things, falling over and getting this wrong fairly often. That’s ok, that’s all part of the learning process. The important thing is that these lessons are learned, understood and acted upon, including those…

Here’s a Look Inside Both Samsung & JDI’s High Pixel Density VR Panels

SID Display Week played host to a number of big names in display technology showing off their respective high pixel density VR panels. UploadVR’s Ian Hamilton was on the scene, and managed to get a pretty good capture of both Samsung’s and JDI’s panels with his iPhone 8 camera. Samsung showed off their 2.43-inch, 3,840 × 2,160…