PlayStation VR PVP Title Megalith Has A Release Date

The team at Disruptive Games have been hard at work on their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title about Titans battling it out for control of the Earth for some time now but finally Megalith has a release date. Coming to the PlayStation VR, players will be able to jump in and experience thrilling battles as…

First DLC Pack Announced For PlayStation VR FPS Title Firewall Zero Hour

Earlier this week as part of the two year celebrate of Sony’s virtual reality (VR) headset, the PlayStation VR, it was revealed that the tactical first-person shooter (FPS) title Firewall Zero Hour is getting it’s first download content (DLC) pack soon. The news comes direct from the PlayStation blog and confirms that the critical and…

New AR Horror Mobile Title Night Terrors: Bloody Mary Released

Imprezario Entertainment, an augmented reality (AR) mobile entertainment company, has announced a new mobile horror experience that leverages AR technology to scare users. Titled Night Terrors: Bloody Mary, the experience has been made in partnership with acclaimed film director, producer and screenwriter, Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity, Insidious) who acted as Executive Producer on the project….

Something For The Weekend: Rainy Oculus VR Deals

Sunday is here again meaning its time for another entry of Something for the Weekend, the weekly series where VRFocus bring you a number of deals on virtual reality (VR) titles. The rain does not seem to be stopping anytime soon so what better way to enjoy your weekend then to try a new Oculus Rift expereince. There…

New Infographic Tells You All You Need To Know About Head-Mounted Displays

As virtual reality (VR) continues to expand to wider audiences and market sectors, the opportunity to experience VR anytime and anywhere is becoming more possible. The limitless possibilities of being able to transport yourself to a virtual world and interact with various objects and characters is what makes the technology so appealing. With more VR…

Vuzix Amends Non-Compete Agreement To Sell Products To More Markets

Vuzix has announced that the company has amended the 10-year-non-compete restrictions it entered into with the buyer of its defense division in June 2012. This agreement meant that for a ten-year period the leading supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) products was not allowed to sell products or solutions directly or indirectly into…

The Persistence To Get A Free Update Next Week Adding Four New Game Modes

Developer Firesprite Games have revealed that their virtual reality (VR) title The Persistence will be getting a free update next week that will see a number of improvements and new features come to the title. These will address some of the feedback the team have gotten from players since launch, along with performance improvements, accessibility…

Allstate Launches AR Experience To Help Families Build A Fire Escape Plan

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, Allstate have released Escape Route, a new Allstate Mobile app feature that leverages augmented reality (AR) to help families create and practice fire escape plans. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fire departments within the United States respond to a home fire every 90 seconds. Because of…

Insomniac Games Reveal Seedling For The Magic Leap One

Earlier this week at the Magic L.E.A.P conference developer Insomniac Games revealed a new mixed reality (MR) experience that is being created for the Magic Leap One. Going by the name of Seedling, players take on the role of Scout who must nurture, grow and customize an alien lifeforms – one that exists on your…

Oculus Medium Announces Annual Pumpkin Sculpting Contest

As the month of October continues and we get closer to Halloween, the Oculus Medium team have announced that they are holding their annual pumpkin sculpting contest once again. This is a chance for users of the virtual reality (VR) sculpting application, Oculus Medium, to get creative and create their own pumpkin for a chance…

TravelNevada’s 360-Degree Video Advert Campaign Has Been A Success

The Nevada state tourism board has announced that their TravelNevada’s 360-degree video advert campaign has scored high on engagement metrics. The campaign mantra of “Don’t Fence Me In”, which emphasizes the Nevada state of mind around adventure and exciting stories fits perfectly with the success of the campaign. The campaign gives users a complete 360-degree…

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Is The Highest Rated VR Videogame Of All Time

One of the most highly anticipated virtual reality (VR) titles to come to the PlayStation VR was none other than Astro Bot Rescue Mission. Developed by Sony Japan Studio the title has been on many peoples radars for sometime and now following its release it seems that it has been somewhat of a success, as it…

See The Hacker And Thief Action Of Covert In New Hands-On Gameplay

During the recent Oculus Connect 5 event indie developer White Elk Studios announced a new virtual reality (VR) videogame that offers asymmetrical gameplay by the name of Covert. This title sees two players have to work together to pull off heist with one of the team being a thief in VR with the other playing…

See The Hacker And Thief Action Of Covert In New Hands-On Gameplay

During the recent Oculus Connect 5 event indie developer White Elk Studios announced a new virtual reality (VR) videogame that offers asymmetrical gameplay by the name of Covert. This title sees two players have to work together to pull off heist with one of the team being a thief in VR with the other playing…

WRLDS Launch SDK For Their AR Smart Bouncing Ball

WRLDS, the company that developers smart toys and platforms for connected play has announced the release of a new software development kid (SDK) to give developers a new medium to work with by using augmented reality (AR) and a bluetooth-enabled connected smart ball. The SDK is free to to use and is designed to be…

Insta360 Announces New ONE X Action Camera With 5.7K Video

Insta360 have announced what they are calling the ‘future of the action camera’ with the launch of their new ONE X 360-degree camera. This new 5.7K camera is capable of capturing full 360-degree video with groundbreaking stabilization and cinematic slow-mo to radically expand on what is possible with an action camera. This also means that…

Abandoned WW1 Hall Of Remembrance Recreated In VR

In the lead up to the centenary of the Armistice the Imperial War Museums (IWM) has launched a new virtual reality experience that brings to life a never-built, national memorial to the British men and women who died during the First World War. The Hall of Remembrance was commissioned by the government to mark the…

Make It A (Virtual) Reality: Tom Clancy’s The Division

It’s a cold winter’s morning and the sun is just rising over the city of New York. What was once a city of hopes and dreams is now a cold, ruined mess. The once lively streets are now still with no life on them and only the light snow fall being the only motion that…

University Of Waterloo To Have First VR Optometry Lab In Canada

The University of Waterloo‘s School of Optometry and Vision Science have announced a new virtual reality (VR) training lab, which will help Canada’s next generation of optometrists learn how to diagnose vision problems and eye diseases more quickly and accurately. This new lab will accelerate the development of essential clinical skills for optometrists by simulate…

Soundtrack For VR Experience Spheres Released By Lakeshore Records

Lakeshore Records have announced that they are releasing the soundtrack to the three chapter virtual reality (VR) series entitled Spheres. The immersive experience focuses on the human connection with the cosmos with a soundtrack that enhances the journey. Composed and performed by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (S U R V I V E, Stranger…

The VR Job Hub: Early October Job Opportunities

The first chilly Sunday of October is here and that means it is time for another entry in The VR Job Hub. This weekend there are a number of exciting job opportunities at a range of companies all working on immersive content. Want to be a Lead Unity Engineer at apelab, or maybe work for Niantic as…

Something For The Weekend: Chilly Sunday Steam VR Deals

Every for another entry of Something for the Weekend, the weekly series where VRFocus bring you a number of deals on virtual reality (VR) titles. This weekend we return to the Steam store to find the latest deals on a wide variety of titles that you can enjoy this chilly Sunday. There is sure to be something for…