Valiant Coming To Steam Early Access

Way back in late 2014 Offpeak Games launched a Steam Greenlight Campaign for its multiplayer virtual reality (VR) combat title Valiant. The videogame was successfully Greenlit in January 2015, then in December the studio launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign which was ultimately unsuccessful. Now Valiant has appeared under a Steam Early Access listing. The…

How Mixed Reality Will Turn Life Into A Video Game

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Chornobyl360 Kickstarter Documentary Takes You Into The Exclusion Zone

2016 is the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster which saw the power plant, located next to the town of Pripyat, Ukraine go into meltdown and release massive amounts of radiation. Developer Farm 51 is working on a Chernobyl VR project and now Verum Visum, a team based in the Netherlands is creating its…

PlayStation VR Featuring In The Road To Greatness Tour

Since Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE’s) PlayStation VR announcements on price and launch month at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2016, excitement for the device has been building. And now SIE has announced that its Road to Greatness Tour is back for 2016 featuring the head-mounted display (HMD) for the first time. Revealed on the US…

ZenBlade Now Available on Steam

A couple of days ago VRFocus reported on Atomic VR’s fruit slicing sword simulator ZenBlade (formerly Ninja Trainer) would be released on Steam Early Access in May. Now though, the developer has now announced that the title is available today for the HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD) having been Greenlit. In the update Atomic VR…

Kellogg Marvel’s Civil War VR Title Launches on Android

Released this week on Android for the Google Cardboard head-mounted display (HMD) is Kellogg Marvel’s Civil War VR. The free title is being launched prior to next months cinematic action film Captain America: Civil War. Choosing between Captain America or Iron Man must take on the villain Crossbones and his henchmen in this first-person action…

Gunjack: Achievements, Cheats, Tips & Tricks

CCP Games’ CEO Hilmar Veigar Pétursson recently said that Gunjack is the best selling videogame on Samsung Gear VR head-mounted display (HMD). The title has also been ported to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive devices. The version on Steam only works with the HTC Vive and there’s 12 achievements to unlock which VRFocus has listed…

Racecraft To Get VR Support

There are certain genres of videogames that naturally work in virtual reality (VR). With an immersive first-person perspective racing titles are a good fit, giving a greater sense of speed and exhilaration as you’re behind the wheel of a racing car. Indie developer Vae Victis Games appreciates this, developing its Steam Early Access title Racecraft with…

Nicole Kidman Stars in New 360-Degree Trailer for Etihad Airways

Companies have been jumping on the virtual reality (VR) bandwagon as a promotional tool for awhile now and the latest comes from Etihad Airways. The airline has released a new 360-degree trailer via Facebook to promote its luxurious Airbus A380. The trailer is for a VR experience called Reimagine and stars Australian actress Nicole Kidman….

Stealth Labyrinth Sneaks Onto Steam

In another in a series of releases today, this time in virtual reality (VR) for both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, Stealth Labyrinth has been released on Steam. The game a stealth-based first-person shooter sees secret agent Daniel Norwood is on a dangerous mission to secure data belong to weapons firm Asert Corp who…

Samsung Developing VR Bedtime App For Kids

Bedtime reading is a precious time for a parent and child. It’s a calming few minutes of bonding time and imagination exploration at the end of a long day. Samsung in England, however, sees a way this moment could be quite a bit different with VR involved.The post Samsung Developing VR Bedtime App For Kids…

Pre-Rendered Movie Maker PresenZ Out Now

Yesterday the CEO of Unity predicted that we will be able to produce virtual reality (VR) content within VR itself, and the ball has clearly already been set in motion now that PresenZ has now released on Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD). PresenZ, developed by Nozon, allows users to create…

Zombie Shooter City Z Releases on Steam

Zombies have been a popular game theme for at least the past 10 years, and it doesn’t look like the trend will be slowing down with apocalypse titles spreading into virtual reality (VR). City Z, a narrative-led VR title, has released on Steam for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive head-mounted displays (HMD). City Z…

Disney Partnering With NOKIA To Create Virtual Reality Content

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Microsoft’s Lead Producer on ‘Minecraft VR’

Minecraft VR was released on the Gear VR this week, and it completes the long journey of making one of John Carmack’s dreams come true. If you haven’t watched John’s Oculus Connect 2 keynote yet, then now is a good time to go back and check it out because his passion, drive, and vision is…

NBBJ Collaborates With Visual Vocal On VR Design Platform

In 2015 Visula Vocal was founded in partnership with global design and architecture company NBBJ. Now the companies have announced a new business collaboration to develop a virtual reality (VR) platform. This platform will enable project stakeholders in designs for unbuilt environments while providing instantaneous feedback. With traditional 3D designs sharing over email or other…

PaintLab Launches On Steam For HTC Vive

If you love virtual reality (VR) and have an artistic creative streak in you then the HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD) is a good device to look at. With the headsets Room Scale positional tracking applications like Tilt Brush, Modbox and SculptrVR give an immersive tool box to use and create. And today sees the…

Samsung Bringing VR to Bedtime Stories

Virtual reality is an incredibly powerful tool for connecting people miles and miles apart. We saw our first glimpse of social interactivity in VR a few weeks ago at Facebook’s F8. Now Samsung wants to demonstrate how parents who work away from home can connect to their children during bedtime through their concept project called “Bedtime VR…

Not Really Here: Manus VR Talks Episode 2

Two week ago I said I would spoil news about our upcoming developer community. Till now I haven’t done that, so I’ll be giving the scoop here. I’ve said this before and I will say it again; content is everything. You can have the best idea or product, but if no-one uses it you have…

ABE VR: Love in VR Wasn’t Meant to be Like This

Humans are complex creatures, capable of dealing with a wide range of emotions within seconds of one another. Grief, joy, anticipation, disgust, hate, love, envy, shame: the list is almost endless and that’s even before you begin to take into account the diversity and subtlety of each degree of these emotions. Furthermore, we are taught…

The New York Times Sending Out More Google Cardboard Headsets

In October 2015 The New York Times announced a partnership with Google to give all of its 1.1 million subscribers a free Google Cardboard head-mounted display (HMD). Now the international new outlet has revealed it’ll be distributing another 300,000 headsets to its most loyal digital subscribers next month in conjunction with the publication of Seeking…

‘SculptrVR’ Brings Your VR Art Into The Real World

There’s a red block floating in front of me and I’m using my hands to shave off the edges, slowly shaping…something. Behind me there’s a colorful sculpture of the words SculptrVR to give me an idea of what’s possible in this app after just a few minutes. While Google’s <a href=”http:The post ‘SculptrVR’ Brings Your…

Zombie Shooter Hordez Launches for HTC Vive

If you’ve managed to receive your HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD) already and shooting through waves of the undead is your thing then take a look at Hordez. Released today for the headset on Steam, developer Zenz VR has brought an on-rails shooter to virtual reality (VR) which is on a limited time discount. Until…

The Future of Music Creation & DJ Performance with ‘TheWave’

One of the most immersive and memorable experiences that I tried at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference yesterday was TheWave. Just as TiltBrush is able to unlock your creative expression through 3D drawing, TheWave has the potential to lower the barrier to composing music with their 3D sequencer tools. TheWave development team is made…

CINEVEO Support Now Comes To HTC Vive

Mind Probe Labs’ virtual reality (VR) cinema software CINEVEO has been available on Steam for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) since early 2015. The app has seen a regular slew of updates with the most recent being this week to add Oculus Rift CV1 support. Today though, the company has now announced CINEVEO will…

Pool Nation VR Delayed Until June 2016

Yesterday was due to be the release of Cherry Pop Games and Perilous Orbit’s virtual reality (VR) pool title Pool Nation VR. That hasn’t come to pass as a recent update on the videogames’ Steam page now indicates. In a posting the team announces a closed beta will be opening next week and that due to…