Review: Electronauts

Ever fancied being the next Calvin Harris or Tiesto only to find that your musical talents stretch to singing karaoke badly on a Friday night? Well you’re not alone, so thankfully there are videogame developers out there aiming to bring your DJing fantasies to life. The latest comes from well-known virtual reality (VR) studio Survios…

Review: Electronauts

Ever fancied being the next Calvin Harris or Tiesto only to find that your musical talents stretch to singing karaoke badly on a Friday night? Well you’re not alone, so thankfully there are videogame developers out there aiming to bring your DJing fantasies to life. The latest comes from well-known virtual reality (VR) studio Survios…

First Speakers Announced for VRX 2018 in December

Last month VR Intelligence held a free webinar featuring Google, HTC and SuperData to discuss the latest trends, current challenges and biggest opportunities in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). In December is the organisations main event, the VRX Conference & Expo in San Francisco, and today the first batch of speakers has been announced.  With…

First Speakers Announced for VRX 2018 in December

Last month VR Intelligence held a free webinar featuring Google, HTC and SuperData to discuss the latest trends, current challenges and biggest opportunities in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). In December is the organisations main event, the VRX Conference & Expo in San Francisco, and today the first batch of speakers has been announced.  With…

Preview: When Wardens Fall – Less Dungeon Crawling More Dungeon Boring

Fantasy role-playing games (RPG) have a natural affinity with virtual reality (VR), allowing players to don armour, a big shield, sword, mace or other brutal melee weapon and go on an adventure. While videogame like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR perfectly typify this statement not all experiences can be this big or complex, with…

Apex Construct’s North American Retail Launch Delayed

After Fast Travel Games’ successful launch of futuristic bow title Apex Construct earlier this year the studio then set its sights on a physical retail release for the PlayStation VR version with help from Perp Games. That went ahead as planned for European customers in June with North American gamers originally having to wait until the end…

Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare Crawls onto Oculus Go

Any horror fan worth their salt should know of Sam Raimi’s cult classic The Evil Dead series which began in 1981, going on to inspire countless knockoff’s and even a TV spin off series. Mobile games publisher Boomdash Digital announced earlier this year that it was in the process of making a virtual reality (VR) experience of the…

ESL’s VR League: Season 2 Grand Finals Taking Place at Oculus Connect 5

A couple of months ago Oculus announced the second annual esports tournament, VR League: Season 2, in collaboration with ESL. With the competition well under way with players competing from across the globe its been announced that the grand finals will take place during Oculus Connect 5 (OC5) in September. Due to be streamed live…

ESL’s VR League: Season 2 Grand Finals Taking Place at Oculus Connect 5

A couple of months ago Oculus announced the second annual esports tournament, VR League: Season 2, in collaboration with ESL. With the competition well under way with players competing from across the globe its been announced that the grand finals will take place during Oculus Connect 5 (OC5) in September. Due to be streamed live…

ESL’s VR League: Season 2 Grand Finals Taking Place at Oculus Connect 5

A couple of months ago Oculus announced the second annual esports tournament, VR League: Season 2, in collaboration with ESL. With the competition well under way with players competing from across the globe its been announced that the grand finals will take place during Oculus Connect 5 (OC5) in September. Due to be streamed live…

New Mirror Reconstruction Technology Revealed by Facebook Reality Labs

In what looked like the start of things to come for the Oculus brand, back in May it was announced that Oculus Research, the R&D division of the company was being rebranded as Facebook Reality Labs. Today, the new lab has made its first big announcement since the name change, introducing a new mirror reconstruction technology. When…

New Mirror Reconstruction Technology Revealed by Facebook Reality Labs

In what looked like the start of things to come for the Oculus brand, back in May it was announced that Oculus Research, the R&D division of the company was being rebranded as Facebook Reality Labs. Today, the new lab has made its first big announcement since the name change, introducing a new mirror reconstruction technology. When…

PlayStation VR’s Here They Lie Free This Month for PlayStation Plus Members

PlayStation Plus member s are treated every month to a selection of free videogames, the list of which occasionally includes PlayStation VR titles. It has been a while since a virtual reality (VR) title was last included but that’s now been rectified this month, with The Tangentlemen’s dark thriller Here They Lie making into the roster. Originally…

PlayStation VR’s Here They Lie Free This Month for PlayStation Plus Members

PlayStation Plus member s are treated every month to a selection of free videogames, the list of which occasionally includes PlayStation VR titles. It has been a while since a virtual reality (VR) title was last included but that’s now been rectified this month, with The Tangentlemen’s dark thriller Here They Lie making into the roster. Originally…

Enjoying Some Retro Gaming Goodness With Pixel Ripped 1989

It’s been a long road for Ana Ribeiro and her homage to classic retro gaming with Pixel Ripped 1989. The title has seen many a stop and start with the end now in sight, set to launch on 31st July. One videogame that VRFocus has been keenly watching and waiting for having made it to the Best…

Indie Studio Ignibit Reveals First VR Title, Tactical Shooter Zero Killed

There are a number of team-based tactical shooters on the market – or due to be released – with titles like Pavlov and Onward proving to be popular on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, whilst PlayStation VR fans can look forward to Firewall Zero Hour next month. Looking to muscle in on the market is Polish studio Ignibit, with its first…

YouTube VR Goes Even More Mobile With Samsung Gear VR

YouTube is the biggest video content platform on the planet and it’s no surprise that there’s quite a bit of immersive content if you know where to look. Then Google released the YouTube VR app to make things easier, initially launching for Daydream headsets before coming to HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. There was always…

YouTube VR Goes Even More Mobile With Samsung Gear VR

YouTube is the biggest video content platform on the planet and it’s no surprise that there’s quite a bit of immersive content if you know where to look. Then Google released the YouTube VR app to make things easier, initially launching for Daydream headsets before coming to HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. There was always…

Snail Games’ ARK Park to see a Physical Release this Fall for PlayStation VR

Snail Games launched dinosaur spin-off ARK Park from Studio Wildcard’s ARK: Survival Evolved back in March for  PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. For dino fans eager to get hold of a physical copy of the videogame on Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) headset, worldwide distributor Solutions 2 GO has announced retail stores will see be stocking the title…

Zone Of The Enders: The 2nd Runner – Mars Playable in VR at Gamescom 2018

Konami’s remaster Zone Of The Enders: The 2nd Runner – Mars is due for launch in September but it hasn’t been seen at any major events since its initial unveiling during the Tokyo Games Show (TGS) last year. That’s going to change next month with the company confirming today that both the standard and virtual reality (VR) versions…

Sega Adds PlayStation VR Support to the Mega Drive & Genesis Classics Collection

Even with the rise of advanced virtual reality (VR) technology that can envelope players in fantastic digital worlds, the lure of retro gaming continues unabated with even more mini consoles appearing on the market. Sega allowed PC players to scratch that retro itch years ago with the SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis Classics compendium, updating it even…

Choose Your Own Adventure in Insta360 Ticket Competition

Ever wanted to jet off on some exotic holiday, not somewhere with an all-inclusive bar but a proper adventure where you can take those sort of photos that make others jealous on Instagram? Well now you can (sort off) thanks to 360-degree camera manufacturer Insta360, which is running a travel competition. Entering the contest is…

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice VR Edition Coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Having wowed audiences at events like SIGGRAPH in 2016 Ninja Theory launched its critically acclaimed adventure  Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice for PC in the summer of 2017. Today, in a surprise announcement the studio has confirmed a virtual reality (VR) version will be released this month. Making the announcement via Twitter, Ninja Theory said that a Oculus…

HTC Vive Gets Racing Fans Into the Action at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

For racing fans one of the most iconic events of the calendar is the Goodwood Festival of Speed which took place earlier this month. Famed for the hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, UK, this year was extra special being the 25th anniversary. To mark the event the first fully autonomous,…