Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Free on Oculus Rift This Weekend

Oculus has run several free weekends during the course of 2018, with the likes of Eleven: Table Tennis VR, magical dueling title Wands and multiplayer shooter EVE: Valkyrie all featuring. For Oculus Rift owners, this weekend’s free experience is Steel Crate Games’ party game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Originally launched on Samsung Gear VR in 2015, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes came to…

Grab Your Proton Pack: Ghostbusters Is Getting A Pokemon GO! Style AR Game

4:33 Creative Lab announces Ghostbusters World, a Pokemon Go! style game for iOS and Android. Right on the heels of Google’s recent ARCore update, comes an announcement by 4:33 Creative Labs: Ghostbusters World is a new AR game that will have you answering the call when there’s something strange in your neighborhood. The Ghostbusters World app…

India enters the Mixed Reality Headset Market with AjnaLens

There are a number of names associated with augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) headsets, with well-funded companies such as Microsoft and Magic Leap being the top of the list. A Start-up in India is aiming to compete with the big boys in the MR/AR realm with the AjnaLens. Ajna roughly translates as ‘The…

Moss Giveaway Livestream – Grab A Free Copy For PSVR

Today is the day that Moss releases into the world! To celebrate the launch of the game (which we loved — you can find out why in our full review) we wanted to giveaway a few copies during a livestream. The game is a PSVR exclusive and we’ll have a few codes for both NA and EU…

Hatsune Miku VR Coming to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift Next Week

Japanese videogame Hatsune Miku VR has been available in various forms for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR over the last couple of years, with releases such as Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X HD and Hatsune Miku VR Future Live. Last month VRFocus reported on Degica Games and Crypton Future Media announcing Hatsune Miku VR for PC virtual reality (VR) users, today confirming a release…

MWC 2018: SK Telecom Will Demo 5G Social VR

South Korea’s largest mobile provider — SK Telecom — announced today that it will debut “social virtual reality” and multiple 5G demonstrations, including “hologram AI,” at its 2018 Mobile World Congress booth next week. The demos will run from February 26 to March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. Illustrating the gulf between 4G and 5G speeds, SK Telecom will show how…

HTC Debuts Updated Vive Tracker For SteamVR 2.0 At MWC 2018

HTC Vive’s Tracker peripheral may not have been on the market that long, but it’s already due a future-proofing update. At Mobile World Congress 2018 this week in Barcelona HTC debuted a new version of the Vive Tracker that’s designed to support Valve’s upcoming refresh to its SteamVR tracking hardware. Back at CES in January,…

PlayStation VR Retail Release of Don’t Knock Twice Comes to North America

PlayStation VR is the one virtual reality (VR) headset that gets physical retail releases. Last October Wales Interactive brought horror title Don’t Knock Twice to stores in the UK, today it’s the turn of North America thanks to publisher Perp Games. Supporting PlayStation 4 with optimisations for PlayStation VR, Don’t Knock Twice is based on the 2017 movie of the…

Crisis on the Planet of the Apes VR Coming This April

Last year 20th Century Fox’s Foxnext VR Studio and UK-based Imaginati Studios announced a virtual reality (VR) project based on the Planet of the Apes franchise. Today, the companies have revealed the first details alongside a gameplay video for Crisis on the Planet of the Apes VR, which is scheduled to launch in April 2018. Supporting HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation…

Neon Carnage Comes to PlayStation VR With Blasters of the Universe

Wave-based shooters maybe commonplace on virtual reality (VR) headsets yet every so often one pops up that makes you take notice. That occurred last year when Secret Location fully launched Blasters of the Universe for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, having spent the previous 12 months in Early Access. Today, PlayStation VR owners get to play the…

Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Are Daydream Ready Too

Gear VR isn’t the only VR headset Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones are set to support. Samsung also confirmed to CNET this week that both devices will support Google’s Daydream mobile VR platform when they launch in March. This isn’t hugely surprising considering that last year’s flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, introduced Daydream…

Summit Tech Demonstrate VR Video Calls At MWC 2018

Back in March 2017, Summit Tech announced it was launching a new product called VRCalling, which used Rich Communications Technology, or RCS to allow smartphones and high-end virtual reality (VR) headsets to be linked together. This technology has since evolved, and is being demonstrated at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Summit Tech’s RCS solution allows…

‘Planet of the Apes’ Gets First-Person VR Shooter Game

FoxNext is launching their first VR game. The studio that helped bring Alien Covenant and Isle of Dogs to life in VR has revealed their next project—a VR game. FoxNext, the video game and VR division of 20th Century Fox, will be bringing a first-person shooter experience based on Planet of the Apes to PlayStation…

‘Planet of the Apes’ Gets First-Person VR Shooter Game

FoxNext is launching their first VR game. The studio that helped bring Alien Covenant and Isle of Dogs to life in VR has revealed their next project—a VR game. FoxNext, the video game and VR division of 20th Century Fox, will be bringing a first-person shooter experience based on Planet of the Apes to PlayStation…

VR vs. The Room

Everybody stop what you are doing! Yup, you. You reading this. Stop what you’re doing as well. Cancel all the plans you have. I don’t care if you’re getting married in the morning, if you’re currently in an argument with a foreign power, if you’re about to win a contest, or even having lunch. Stop…

Amazon Launches Its AR Product Viewer For ARCore

Online retailing giant Amazon is making some big strides in augmented reality this week with the launch of its AR View option in its Android app. One of the most common use cases we’ve seen for AR thus far is to allow shoppers to visualize how products might look in their home. Think about projecting…

Amazon AR View now Compatible With Android Devices

After the launch of Apple’s ARKit a number of companies jumped on the augmented reality (AR) band wagon, one of them being online retail giant Amazon. In November Amazon added AR View to its mobile app, allowing users to place items in their homes prior to purchase. Now with the launch of Google’s ARCore 1.0., AR…

Amazon AR View now Compatible With Android Devices

After the launch of Apple’s ARKit a number of companies jumped on the augmented reality (AR) band wagon, one of them being online retail giant Amazon. In November Amazon added AR View to its mobile app, allowing users to place items in their homes prior to purchase. Now with the launch of Google’s ARCore 1.0., AR…

Virtual Reality Street Museum Opens in Ayutthaya

In celebration of 130 years of official diplomatic relations, Japan and Thailand have created a virtual reality (VR) street museum. The VR street museum is set up in the Japanese village in Ayutthata province, in the exhibition hall next to the Chao Phraya River. By using an immersive VR theater complete with the latest VR…

Review: Moss

Moss is one of the most highly anticipated PlayStation VR titles ever developed. Though it is somewhat unusual for a platformer/exploration title to get such a high profile, the reaction of audiences to its unveiling at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 ensured that Polyarc Games’ mousey adventure would have much attention devoted to it….

‘Moss’ Review – The Opening Chapter of an Adorable Adventurer

Moss, the promising puzzle platformer from indie studio Polyarc,  has finally arrived on PlayStation VR. You’ll guide Quill, an undeniably adorable mouse, on the start of what could become a grand adventure. Moss Details: Official Site Developer: Polyarc Available On: PlayStation VR (PlayStation Store) Release Date: February 27th, 2018 Gameplay Moss is a third-person platformer, played with the…

Moss Review: Quill is The Little Mouse That Could

Moss is a remarkable game. Not just because of how good it is (and it’s quite good) but also because of the mere fact that it exists at all. The VR market is overrun with mature-leaning shooting games full of blood and gore and developers have an obsession with developing these games from the first-person…