Celtx brings a new Game Editor Module to Virtual Reality

When it comes to pre-production or production for writing scripts, characters and settings you may remember Celtx. If you were an avid follower of nofilmschool or you did Media studies or studied film – everybody has had their hand at this software for writing their short film, feature film, television series scripts with Celtx. VRFocus interview…

Run Run Run or in This Case Sprint in Virtual Reality

When it comes to virtual reality (VR) the biggest problem is simulation sickness. Survios have tackled this head on with Sprint Vector a VR racing videogame that uses locomotion VR and demands players to swing their arms and pushing triggers to run and leap instead of the traditional analogue motions used in gaming. This is certainly…

Survios has Been Listening to You and Delivers: Raw Data

VRFocus has extensively covered what Survios has been doing, but if you haven’t tried out Raw Data here’s a little recap. Raw Data is a first-person (FPS) experience designed for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. With the help of a katana and a pistol you will have to fight off a wave of robot…

Feel Like a Puzzle Space God in Toran

There were several domes at Unite Unity’s Technology Conferences (Amsterdam), that showcased virtual reality (VR) videogames and experiences. Some of them were action packed and involved lightsabers whilst others were a little bit more calm. Toran, the first VR game by Swedish Studio Really Interactive is a puzzle adventure science-fiction game. You play as a scientist…

Star Wars meets Fruit Ninja with Beat Saber

Made by Hyperbolic Magnetism, an indie game studio based in the Czech Republic. Beat Saber was showcased at Unite Europe in Amsterdam. It’s a combination of Guitar Hero and Fruit Ninja in virtual reality (VR) videogame with light sabers. There are several VR videogames that already exist that touch on the realm of Star Wars. From Star…

It’s all About Outsmarting Your Enemy in Brass Tactics

VRFocus has already covered Brass Tactics in this previous preview, but it’s always good to get a refreshing look at the same game. From the makers of Age of Empires II comes a real-time strategy (RTS) videogame where you have to destroy the enemies’ castle and defend your own. Hidden Path Entertainment has several other virtual…

Sarah Stumbo on Unity 2017.1 and Supporting Virtual Reality

Unity has helped support videogame developers on all platforms, but it looks like they’ve managed to find a way to simplify the processing of creating a videogame by bringing in new features such as Timeline, Unity teams, Cinemachine and much more. What’s so great about these new features is that it enables teams to work…

What was Showcased at Unity’s 2017 Unite Conference in Amsterdam

Conferences are always full of speakers, talks and demos, but Unite feels a little different compared to your usual conferences. Despite the rainy weather, Unite managed to create a very relaxed, casual bar-like atmosphere. The great choices of food and drink helped to keep everybody upbeat, excited and positive outlook on the future. Under the…

Doom VFR Fixes the Problem With Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality

In our last VRTV section, VRFocus has covered Fallout 4 VR and Skyrim VR. In short summary, Bethesda Softworks is really innovating the virtual reality (VR) space. One of the biggest problems developers and users face when using VR is motion sickness. One of the ways to get around it is teleportation, it tricks the…

What’s Changed in Arizona Sunshine for PlayStation VR?

Vertigo Games released Arizona Sunshine for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive several months ago and the popular first-person shooter (FPS) has now come to PlayStation VR. VRFocus has reviewed the videogame here. VRFocus interviewed Lead Programmer Trevor Blom about the technical changes that Vertigo Games did in order to make Arizona Sunshine suitable for the PlayStation…

Is Sparc the Next VR eSport?

Virtual reality (VR) has had a lot of videogames, but CCP think they’ve got a new eSport on their hands. Sparc was announced in March earlier this year at EVE Fanfest and is expected to be released on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR to be released sometime in 2017. Morgan Godat speaks to VRFocus‘ Nina Salomons about how…

Is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR worth getting on PlayStation VR?

Bethesda Softworks showcased three virtual reality (VR) videogames at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles this year. VRFocus has already covered Doom VFR, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and Fallout 4 VR with previews during E3, but now it’s Nina’s turn to go over her impressions. So in this edition of VRTV Nina gets into how The…

VRTV Gets To Grips With Fallout 4 VR at E3

VRFocus has already covered Fallout 4 VR in a previous article, but some us like watching a video instead. Nina was lucky enough to try out one of the three virtual reality (VR) releases by Bethesda Softworks at the Electronic Entertainment (E3) in Los Angeles this year. The good news is that if you prefer using a…

One of the Largest VR Action Survival Games: Seeking Dawn

There are many virtual reality (VR) skeptics, but this years’ Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) proved that VR games are finally becoming more refined and of higher quality. Besides trying to find VR games at the major conferences like the Sony and Bethesda conferences, there were plenty of other VR games out on the E3 show floor…

CCP Games On Virtual Sport, Innovation & Learning VR’s Possibilities

Ryan Geddes, Senior Brand Manager for CCP tells VRFocus‘s Nina Salomons what they’re doing at EVE Fanfest 2017 in Iceland. EVE: Valkyrie‘s Groundrush update their upcoming VR Sport named Sparc. He explains that they’re showcasing their other games Gunjack as well as Gunjack 2: End of Shift at the festival for fans to see as…

Get Ready for the new multiplayer VR eSport: Echo Arena

It all started from a game jam. At least that’s the story behind Echo Arena. Ready at Dawn has been busy with Lone Echo but quickly realized that there’s more to their single player than meets the eye, and it’s all based on social virtual reality (VR). Echo Arena is a multiplayer VR esport that…

Hollywood’s Small Action Camera Manufacturer IndieCam is VR Serious

Cameras are getting smaller and smaller these days, especially when it comes to shooting in 360-degrees. IndieCam is an Austrian-based camera manufacturer, and during the recent Cannes Film Festival the company showcased it’s latest device called nakedEYE, a 4K camera that shoots in RAW. Featuring a dual two lens setup, with both shooting 2K, the nakedEYE has…

See Every PlayStation VR Game from E3 2017

PlayStation VR has sold over 1 million units and had more success in sales compared to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. VRFocus has put together a list of games that we know are coming to the PlayStation VR. If you prefer watching all the games coming to PlayStation VR, scroll down to the bottom…

What you Missed at E3 PC Gaming Show: Everything VR

Everybody thought that Microsoft would be showcasing a lot of virtual reality (VR) with Xbox One X, but everybody was a little disappointed when there was no mention of VR at all. It’s 2017 and VRFocus is at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), surely there has to be some VR? Luckily Intel is looking to the…

Targo Thinks 360 VR News can be Interactive and Fun

During Cannes Film Festival, Targo showed VRFocus‘s Nina Salomons that 360-degree virtual reality (VR) news does not have to slow or boring. Instead, it can be short, informative and exist on media platforms that already support 360 films such as Facebook, Twitter and Vimeo. CEO and Co-Founder of Targo, Victor Agulhon believes that existing news outlets…

Somalia’s First Female Mechanic Breaks Down Conventions in VR

Ghinwa Daher from What took you so long? tells VRFocus what it’s like filming a 360 Documentary in one of the most dangerous capitals of the world, Mogadishu. The documentary follows Nasra Haji Hussain Ibrahim, Somalia’s first female auto mechanic. This astounding story of an 18 year-old shows how Nasra is breaking down stereotypes and barriers in Somalia….

CCP Shanghai discuss Gunjack 2: End of Shift and VR in China

For those with the Google Daydream head-mounted display (HMD), you should have already tried out CCP Games’ Gunjack 2: End of Shift, which is currently exclusive to the mobile virtual reality (VR) format. VRFocus covered the latest update that came for free in February this year. The new update added new features such as Challenges,…

Check out the VR Games Coming to E3 2017

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, always has a lot of demos, trailers and new exciting information about the latest videogames. From Microsoft’s Project Scorpio , Bethsda’s Fallout 4 to Lenovo’s new Head-mounted displays (HMDs) and exciting new virtual reality (VR) videogames – you will find it all on VRFocus. This year, the team has compiled various news…