Six Hundred Four Is The World’s First VR Sneaker Store

Six Hundred Four is a new sneaker brand that creates shoes based off commissioned art pieces and recently they launched the world’s first virtual reality (VR) sneaker store. This store is a harmoniously merge of VR and e-commerce that can be explored without the need for a head-mounted display (HMD). The experience allows virtual visitors…

Rem From Re:Zero Comes To HoloModels, The AR Anime Figure App

Earlier this year VRFocus reported on the release of a new augmented reality (AR) app called HoloModels, released by Japanese company Gugenka from CS-REPORTERS.INC. The app allows user to build a collection of anime figures within virtual space and decorate their surrounding with them. Now, HoloModels has announced a new figure is coming to the…

TopDogVR’s Speed Kills VR Experience Is Now Available

The cinematic virtual reality (VR) episodic experience Speed Kills VR, following its win for the Best Feature Film VR 2018 at Cinequest Film Festival in Silicon Valley, have now released. Staring John Travolta, Kathleen Winnick, Kellan Lutz, and many other stars, Speed Kills VR Experience is a 360-degree experience that was shot alongside the filming of…

Enter The VR Kitchen Designed To Raise Awareness Of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a real problem and can strike at anytime and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 600 million people suffer some form of illnesses after eating contaminated food. The subject of food poisoning impacts not just public health and safety but can also national economies. Though improving hygiene training is the fundamental…

Apple Reportedly in Development on Combination AR/VR Headset

Apple could soon be dominating the immersive market as rumors swirl around their unannounced AR/VR headset. A recent Cnet report has the the immersive industry in a tizzy as rumors regarding Apple’s still yet-to-be-announced combination AR & VR headset have begun circulating once more. According to the report, Apple is currently in development on a…

Leap Motion Demonstrate New AR User Interface Prototypes

Earlier this month Leap Motion, the company behind the hand-tracking depth senor, revealed they have been working on an augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) dubbed Project North Star. This project is aiming to bring the expertise of Leap Motion’s hand-and-finger tracking and integrate it with AR technology and build a seamless HMD that utilizes…

VR Star Centre Coming To Swindon Shopping Centre

Shoppers in Swindon will soon be able to experience virtual reality (VR) while taking a break from their shopping with the arrival of brand new VR pods coming to the Brunel Shopping Centre. The new VR Star Centre will provide users with the latest in cutting edge technology to become immersed in some groundbreaking experiences…

New Screenshots Released For OVERTURN: Final Operation

Recently it was announced that the story of virtual reality (VR) action title OVERTURN would be containing in OVERTURN: Final Operation. A new multiplayer continuation that sees up to four players working together to save the day in this action packed title. OVERTURN: Final Operation picks up right at the end of OVERTURN and the…

Experience Augmented Reality Stickers With Pundit Stickers

With so many different social media platforms it can be hard to keep track of your stickers or even find the right one for that reply. With Pundit Stickers, the sticker search engine, users are able to search through millions of different stickers to find the right one for any occasion. This also includes 3D…

Pimax 8K VR Headset Delayed Again, Refresh Rate Drops To 80Hz

Several months after delaying “the world’s first 8K VR headset,” developer Pimax has revealed that its Pimax 8K has been postponed again — and apparently downgraded in performance, as well. Not surprisingly, the company’s Kickstarter backers aren’t thrilled by the news, which suggests that the headset will now arrive significantly after its originally promised delivery date. Pimax…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 04/22/18

There really isn’t a whole lot to talk about this week, save for a few experiences you should definitely keep an eye on if you’re a fan of certain types of VR. DeathTolls Experience, from Ali Eslami Price: $3.99 (Rift, Vive) DeathTolls is an important VR story that looks at the casualties of the current…

Win A Ticket To The FutureTech Expo In Their Competition

As we approach that time of the year which can only be described as ‘events season’, there are a number of high profile conferences and expos all set to feature big names, reveals and attendees. Facebook are holding their annual developer conference F8 next week with Google I/O 2018 taking place the week after. It…

The Biggest PSVR Releases For The Week Of 04/22/18

Any money for VR this week should really be spent on a ticket for Avengers: Infinity War. Just saying. But, if you do have some money left over, then there’s a handful of PSVR titles to check out. Code 51: Mecha Arena, from Smelly River Price: $19.99 A multiplayer mech shooter from a Chinese studio. Code…

Tribeca: VR Documentary ‘Vestige’ Explores Love & Loss

“Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.” – Guy Maupassant When Lisa Elin unexpectedly lost her husband Erik in May of 2016 she also lost part of herself. In Lisa’s own words, Erik was a better person, a mischievous one, but a…

Be the King of the Ring in Boxing Apocalypse

For those searching for a challenging PvP virtual reality (VR) boxing experience, developers Gotham City Films have just released the title they have been in search of. Boxing Apocalypse is a VR boxing title where you take on an alien invasion of Earth using just the power of your almighty fists. The storyline involves being…

AR Assistance When Making Decorating Decisions

When it comes to home decorating the colour that looks great on the colour sampler or inside the can might not look as great painted on your walls. A lot of factors can affect how a particular colour looks in the home, so Sherwin-Williams have created an augmented reality (AR) tool called ColorSnap Visualizer to…

AR Assistance When Making Decorating Decisions

When it comes to home decorating the colour that looks great on the colour sampler or inside the can might not look as great painted on your walls. A lot of factors can affect how a particular colour looks in the home, so Sherwin-Williams have created an augmented reality (AR) tool called ColorSnap Visualizer to…

Unboxing The HTC Vive Pro

Revealed back at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018, the HTC Vive Pro has now started making its way into the hands on excited users, keen to experience all the new features. VRFocus’ Nina Salomons got hands on with the HTC Vive Pro and put an unboxing video together. The HTC Vive Pro is designed…

Competition: Discover Humanity’s Fate In Oculus Rift Title GNOSIS

Friday is here once again, and that means it’s time once again for a new giveaway competition here on VRFocus.  It is, of course, always a mystery as to what exactly we’re going to reveal but, on this occasion, even we struggle to fully explain GNOSIS. To quote Peter from earlier this month it is…

Review: Block’hood VR

Building your own city has long been a source of fascination. Since the days of the original Sim City and its assorted successors, videogame fans have taken joy in carefully constructing a settlement and helping it grow, or sending in Godzilla to smash it to bits. Can Block’hood VR bring that joy to virtual reality…

The Virtual Arena: China’s VR Entertainment Revolution – Part 1

At the beginning of April, China held its largest Out-of-Home entertainment convention, along with theme parks and amusement, virutal reality (VR) played a prominent part at the Asia Amusement & Attractions (AAA) Expo. In a two part feature, Kevin Williams, specialist in the interactive immersive entertainment scene, reports from the heart of the entertainment dragon….

Theme Park Makes Popular Ride Accessible To Disabled Visitors With VR

A rising number of theme parks around the world are incorporating virtual reality (VR) into their attractions, either as an attraction in and of itself or to enhance existing rides. A theme park in the Netherlands is using VR to give disabled visitors the ability to experience its Droomvlucht ride. The Efteling theme park is…

CoolPaintrVR Is Tilt Brush For PSVR Arriving Very Soon

Creative VR apps like Tilt Brush and Quill are some of the most compelling experiences available on PC-based headsets, but there’s a disappointing lack of them on one of the most popular devices, PlayStation VR (PSVR). CoolPaintrVR aims to fix that. This new app from Sngular Entertainment is arriving on Sony’s headset on May 9th….

Animated VR Experience Gets Premiere At A MAZE Festival

A virtual reality (VR) experience called Museum of Symmetry, directed and animated by Paloma Dawkins and produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be getting its world premiere at the A MAZE Festival in Berlin. A MAZE is the 7th International Games and Playful Media festival, and is due to take place…