Review: Fallout 4 VR

So it’s time for Bethesda Game Studios’ final major virtual reality (VR) release of 2017, and it’s a big one: Fallout 4 VR. Previously the developer has released The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and DOOM VFR, both of which have seen near universal acclaim, showcasing that a standard videogame port to VR can work,…

Oasis Games’ Puzzle Platformer Light Tracer Coming to Steam January 2018

A couple of months ago Chinese publisher Oasis Games launched one of its best titles yet for PlayStation VR, Void Dimensions puzzle platform Light Tracer. Today the company has announced it’ll be extending support to Steam in 2018, allowing Oculus Rift and HTC Vive players to delve into the cartoon world. Light Tracer is a mixture…

CCP Games’ Sci-Fi Shooter Gunjack 2: End of Shift Hits Gear VR

Renown Icelandic developer CCP Games’ first foray into mobile virtual reality (VR) content came in the form of highly polished shooter Gunjack for Samsung Gear VR in 2015. It’s subsidiary, CCP Games Shanghai then went on to create a sequel, Gunjack 2: End of Shift, as an exclusive for Google Daydream. Today, that second title…

nDreams Release new Shooty Fruity Trailer for PlayStation Experience

Today the annual PlayStation Experience has begun in California, with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) showcasing the very latest content for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR. If you happen to live in the UK you may not have stayed awake until 4am to see the livestream – which VRFocus’ dedicated team just so happened to do….

Take the Battle to the Streets as AR Title Father.IO Launches

Earlier this year VRFocus reported on augmented reality (AR) startup company Proxy42 announcing a successful investment round lead by Lenovo Capital and Chinese game publisher iDreamSky, securing the firm $2 million USD. This was after completing an IndieGoGo campaign for its AR laser tag experience Father.IO and a peripheral called Inceptor. Now Proxy42 has announced the apps…

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is Coming to PlayStation VR in 2018

The main PlayStation Experience livestream is now over and there was a bunch of virtual reality (VR) titles revealed for PlayStation VR. Shockingly, one videogame that didn’t make to the stage or any of the video show reels was Owlchemy Labs’ Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, which has just appeared on PlayStation Blog confirming a launch for PlayStation VR…

Serene Underwater Adventure Jupiter & Mars Revealed for PlayStation VR

While not expected to be as full of announcements as Paris Games Week (PGW) or the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) always saves a couple of choice reveals for the annual PlayStation Experience event and 2017 has been no different. Today has seen four titles make an appearance during the SIE livestream,…

Sony Announce The Last Guardian VR Experience for PlayStation VR

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has begun its livestream from the PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, California, showcasing some of the titles attendees can expect to see on the show floor, with some videogames being shown for the first time. Just like the Paris Games Week (PGW) conference the company has jumped right in with several announcements…

Wipeout VR Confirmed for PlayStation VR

The PlayStation Experience (PSX) officially begins tomorrow featuring the biggest selection of videogames from around the world, including virtual reality (VR) content. This evening Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has begun its livestream showcasing the latest titles coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and of course PlayStation VR. For the head-mounted display (HMD) SIE has…

Details About the OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead to be Revealed This Sunday

It’s been sometime since Starbreeze studio OVERKILL revealed anything about its virtual reality (VR) compatible title The Walking Dead, the most recent being a postponement of the videogame until 2018. Fans of the series or some of its other videogame spin offs won’t have to wait much longer however, with the studio running a countdown timer due…

Crows Crows Crows and Squanch Games to Bring Accounting+ to PlayStation VR This Month

Last year indie developer Crows Crows Crows (The Stanley Parable) teamed up with Justin Roiland’s (co-creator of Rick and Morty) Squanchtendo to release a bizarre, and darkly comedic virtual reality (VR) title called Accounting, which launched for free on HTC Vive. Now the studios – Squanchtendo recently changed its name the Squanch Games – have announced a successor in the…

Gamedust Announce that Aerial WW2 Fighter Overflight Will be an Oculus Go Launch Title

During Oculus Connect 4 (OC4) in October the company unveiled its very first all-in-one, standalone virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Go. Since then little has been mentioned about the headset, especially when it comes to actual content. Today, Polish developer Gamedust has broken the silence, revealing that its WW2 aerial combat title Overflight – currently available…

Review: High Noon VR

If you look over VRFocus’ past reviews and previews you’ll notice one common denominator, there’s quite a few wave shooters in there. Long term virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts will know that developers have a penchant for creating first-person shooters (FPS) that are stationary and wave-based. The reason for this is simple, the genre works well…

Take a Relaxing Break With Owlchemy Labs’ Vacation Simulator

Last night the Game Awards took place celebrating the entire breadth of the videogame industry, including virtual reality (VR) content. As a surprise part of the event, Owlchemy Labs, the studio synonymous with zany hands-on VR experiences like Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality revealed its next project, a sunny, relaxing title called Vacation Simulator. Just like its…

Get a Free Copy of Lone Echo When you buy Oculus Rift

The Black Friday deals maybe over but that doesn’t mean to say there aren’t offers still to be had on virtual reality (VR) headsets. The latest comes from Oculus Rift, with new customers able to pick up to head-mounted display (HMD) for $399 USD/£399 GBP, including a copy of Ready at Dawn’s sci-fi epic, Lone Echo….

Review: Front Defense: Heroes

During this past summer, Fantahorn Studio and Vive Studio released WW2 first-person shooter (FPS) Front Defense, a stationary experience that utilised HTC Vive’s roomscale technology so you could hide behind sandbags whilst reloading or prepping grenades as the German army descended on your position. The single-player experience received a lukewarm response, so now the developers…

Fallout 4 VR to Launch on Monday 11th for HTC Vive

The last few weeks have seen some big virtual reality (VR) releases from Bethesda, with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and DOOM VFR arriving on PlayStation VR and HTC Vive/PlayStation VR respectively. Yet the biggest release of 2017 is still to come, with Fallout 4 VR scheduled for release next week. In an announcement today Bethesda has revealed it’ll launch…

Speed Kills VR Experience Starring John Travolta Announced by TopDogVR

It seems as though you can’t have a big budget film nowadays without a virtual reality (VR) experience thrown in for good measure to promote it. TopDogVR, a studio that specialises in VR film experiences has announced that upcoming John Travolta flick Speed Kills will be getting its own VR content, and not just one short experience…

Microsoft Aims to Optimise MR Development With Simplygon Cloud

October 2016 saw Simplygon, a specialist in automatic real-time 3D data preparation and optimization launch its software for free to indie developers and educational or non-commercial organizations. Then in the early part of 2017, Microsoft acquired the company in a bid to accelerate its 3D For Everyone vision and strategy. Today, Microsoft has announced the launch…

nDreams’ VR Puzzle Platformer Danger Goat Leaps onto Windows Mixed Reality

Ever since Microsoft launched its Windows Mixed Reality headsets in October the platform has seen a steady stream of titles arrive. The latest comes from British virtual reality (VR) videogame developer nDreams, with the studio porting its puzzle platformer Danger Goat. Originally released for Google Daydream last year, Danger Goat requires you to guide an intrepid goat to safety…

PlayStation VR Dominates as Sony Reveals More Than 2 Million Sold Worldwide

Ever since Sony Interactive Entertianment (SIE) launched the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD), the device has proven to be popular among PlayStation 4 owners. Recently technology market analyst firm Canalys reported more than 490,000 PlayStation VR’s were sold in Q3 2017. Today, SIE has released its sales figures, showcasing that PlayStation VR is doing phenomenally well. Estimated sales…

Survios and Intel Announce Sprint Vector Tournaments for 2018

Los-Angeles based virtual reality (VR) developer Survios will be launching its second title, Sprint Vector next year. In preparation for that, the studio, along with Intel have announced a series of Sprint Vector tournaments which will take place globally ahead of launch, as well as an open beta. Sprint Vector was first revealed during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2017…

Insta360 ONE Introduces Android Support, Full Lineup Discounted for Christmas

This summer saw 360-degree camera manufacturer Insta360 launch what it claimed to be its most versatile consumer  camera yet, the Insta360 ONE. Well this week sees that versatility expand that little bit further, adding Android support. The Insta360 ONE versatility comes from the company combining various aspects of its other cameras, like the Insta360 Nano, Insta360…

Get into a Snowball Fight on PlayStation VR in Snow Fortress

Around this time last year Mythical City Games released its first full blown virtual reality (VR) title for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, a family-friendly snowball throwing videogame called Snow Fortress. Today, the studio has announced the launch of Snow Fortress for PlayStation VR, widening the options for the online multiplayer. Snow Fortress isn’t just a first-person shooter (FPS) where…

Santa Kicks Ass in Tower Defence Title Nick

It’s December so this time of year will usually see an influx of festive titles – similar to the Halloween season, just not as scary – usually family focused, featuring a lovable Santa Claus and his cheerful elf companions. Some developers like Firstborn Games like to take a different approach to the holiday season, creating…

Oculus Touch: One Year On

Today sees the last of the major virtual reality (VR) anniversary celebrations take place in the form of Oculus’ motion controllers, Oculus Touch. And what a year it’s been, with prices slashed left and right, new bundles, and the expulsion of the Xbox One controller. With all this in mind VRFocus decided to cast its…

Sony’s Try PlayStation VR Initiative Proves to be Very Popular

Blink and you’d would have missed it, but Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launched a trail programme on Friday allowing consumers the opportunity to demo PlayStation VR in their own home for 14 days. If at the end of the trail participants want to keep the headset, then they can for a discounted price. There’s just…