Hands-on: Captoglove Goes Elemental With New Prototype

When it comes to physical interaction with the virtual world data gloves are still very much on the fringe of consumer products. Companies like Manus VR and Captoglove have already developed products that allow their gloves to act as wireless controllers, with the latter having completed a successful Kickstarter ahead of launch last year. CaptoGlove…

Viveport Offering Free Titles Every Weekend as Part of Summer Promotion

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is over for another year, leaving gamers wanting all those shiny new videogames that have been announced. As it’s summer and to help pass the time Viveport has now begun its mid-year promotion, offering deals to subscribers as well as individual title discounts. To start things off, Viveport will be…

Preview: Kill X – A Generic Shooter That’ll Struggle to Standout

It would be difficult to find anyone who’s come into contact with videogames that hasn’t played the odd first-person shooter (FPS) or two. Even with virtual reality’s (VR) brief time as a consumer product headsets like PlayStation VR have been inundated with zombie and military style shooters that lack innovation. So when another comes along…

Preview: Track Lab – A Beautiful Crescendo of Music and Puzzles

In previous Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) years Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has always touted to the world that PlayStation is all about the games. That’s certainly been the case for 2018, with a myriad of titles including Déraciné, Trover Saves the Universe and the rather good Ghost Giant. Adding a musical twist to the proceedings…

Preview: Ghost Giant – A Wonderful Toyland Adventure

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has certainly out done itself when it comes to virtual reality (VR) content for PlayStation VR during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018. There are 14 titles on display for attendees to get their hands on, and one that everyone should make a beeline for is Ghost Giant by Zoink. Much…

Preview: Ghost Giant – A Wonderful Toyland Adventure

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has certainly out done itself when it comes to virtual reality (VR) content for PlayStation VR during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018. There are 14 titles on display for attendees to get their hands on, and one that everyone should make a beeline for is Ghost Giant by Zoink. Much…

E3 2018: All the VR Games of Day One

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) opened today, bringing together the videogames industry at the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the famous annual event. VRFocus is in attendance at the show and getting hands-on with all the latest and greatest that virtual reality (VR) entertainment has to offer. On the show floor this year are Kevin…

Preview: Trover Saves the Universe – More Squanch Games Madness

Mention the name Justin Roiland and those in the know will probably think of Rick and Morty instantly. Yet Roiland has ventured away from cartoons and into videogame development – more specifically virtual reality (VR) development – having created Accounting for PC VR and Accounting+ for PlayStation VR in collaboration with Crows Crows Crows. His…

Preview: Déraciné – An Enticing Glimpse at a Magical Experience

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) didn’t have too many surprises in store for PlayStation VR fans when the company held its usual pre-Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 press conference this week, having made several announcements in the preceding days. However, there were a couple of juicy unveils to be had, one of which was FromSoftware’s Déraciné….

All the VR Games Sony is Demoing for PlayStation VR at E3 2018

The presence of virtual reality (VR) at the biggest videogame event in the world, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018, tends to be a bit of a mixed bag. There will be indie developers showcasing their latest projects while the bigger studios put on a smaller display. That’s not the case when it comes to…

Ubisoft Reveal Space Junkies Beta for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive at E3 2018

Today it’s Ubisoft’s turn to announce some major incoming videogames at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018. First announced at last years event, Space Junkies is a virtual reality (VR) space shooter that’s coming to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Today, Ubisoft has revealed an open beta will be taking place this month, with sign-ups…

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot Confirmed for PlayStation VR and PC Headsets

Not too long ago, Bethesda announced several new titles that would include virtual reality (VR) support. Those mentioned were Prey VR, The Elder Scrolls: Blades and Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot. While few details were announced during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 press conference, VRFocus has uncovered a one or two extras. As you can probably tell from the image above, Wolfenstein:…

The Elder Scrolls: Blades Coming to Mobile and High-End VR

Bethesda hasn’t disappointed on the virtual reality (VR) front during its pre-Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 press conference. There’s been news on Wolfenstein VR and Prey VR, and the studio isn’t stopping there. Announcing a new title for the iPhone X, The Elder Scrolls: Blades, Bethesda’s Tod Howard confirmed the title would have a VR element to it….

Test out Paw Print Games’ Latest VR Title Border Patrol

Having seen success with its debut virtual reality (VR) title Bloody Zombies in 2017, indie developer Paw Print Games announced work on a follow up title called Border Patrol. While the studio has released snippets of information regarding the videogame, today a free demo has gone live on Steam. Supporting Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, the Border Patrol Demo is a pre-alpha…

Subnautica Discounted This Weekend as Part of World Oceans Day

After three years in Steam Early Access Unknown Worlds Entertainment’s Subnautica fully launched in January this year, including support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Allowing players to go on an underwater adventure the studio has announced a special discount weekend in support of World Oceans Day and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) charity. Unknown Worlds Entertainment and Perfect…

Get Ready to Rumble! As Rec Royale Encourages Some Cross-Platform Mayhem

Having given virtual reality (VR) players a taste of battle royale goodness over one short weekend in May, Rec Room  developer Against Gravity has now officially launched Rec Royale for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. With the ‘Battle Royale’ scene becoming increasingly popular thanks to videogames like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Epic Games’ Fortnite, Against Gravity’s little…

Apex Constuct for PlayStation VR hits Retail Stores in Europe

Having launched the digital version of Apex Construct earlier this year for PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, developer Fest Travel Games in collaboration with Perp Games have announced the physical copy launch for PlayStation VR owners in Europe. Confirmed to be happening back in April, the boxed PlayStation VR version is available across Europe at all…

DoubleMe’s Real-time Personal Holoportation Platform Secures $3m R&D Grant

When dealing with futuristic technologies like virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) it’s difficult not comparing them with some of the great science fiction ideas. How about holographic conversations like that seen on Star Wars for example? Well businesses like DoubleMe are taking steps towards that reality, with the company announcing…

Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter Two Scheduled for Launch This Month

Continuing its massive expansion of Elite Dangerous, Frontier Developments has revealed the launch date for the next installment of the Thargoids story, with Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter Two due to arrive on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 28th June. As before, the update is free to all Elite Dangerous players, focusing on community-requested enhancements to the overall experience as well…

Sheffield Doc/Fest Celebrates 25th Year With Alternate Realities Exhibition Tour

Sheffield Doc/Fest is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, with the event starting this week. As part of the festival is the Alternate Realities Exhibition and Summit showcasing the world’s latest non-fiction interactive, augmented reality (AR) and (VR) projects. To mark the occasion Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced the first ever Alternate Realities Touring Exhibition which…

Felix & Paul Studios’ Jurassic World: Blue Episode 2 Stomps onto Oculus Rift, Oculus Go and Gear VR

You might not believe it but it’s been 25 years since the original Jurassic Park launched in cinemas. And to celebrate Felix & Paul Studios has released Jurassic World: Blue Episode 2 for Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, and Samsung Gear VR.  Having launched Jurassic World: Blue Episode 1 last month, Episode 2 follows the eponymous Velociraptor in her fight for survival scouring for…

Apex Construct Free Content Update Adds a Competitive Edge

Having launched bow and arrow based first-person shooter (FPS) Apex Construct several months ago for PlayStation VR, folowed by Oculus Rift and HTC Vive in March, Fast Travel Games has announced a new competitive update called Cygnia Cup Challenge.  Expanding the single-player experience of Apex Construct, in Cygnia Cup Challenge, the player will be transported to a shifted…

Zero-G Competitive FPS Echo Combat Hosting Open Beta This Month

First there was the rather excellent Lone Echo, then followed by team-based esport Echo Arena, and now Ready at Dawn will soon be rolling out its third title in the Echo franchise, Echo Combat. Exclusive to Oculus Rift, Echo Combat will be taking zero-g first-person shooters (FPS) to a new high when the open beta launches later this month.  Echo Combat takes what…

The Exorcist: Legion VR Confirmed for June Launch on PlayStation VR

Fun Train and Wolf & Wood have been slowly adding new chapters to the virtual reality (VR) horror series The Exorcist: Legion VR since its initial launch for PC headsets in November 2017. As further chapters have come out the developer has continually stated a PlayStation VR version was in the works without clarifying when that might…

Insomniac’s Next Big VR Adventure is Sci-fi Epic Stormland

Insomniac Games isn’t a developer to do things by half when it comes to virtual reality (VR) content. Having created titles such as Edge of Nowhere, Feral Rites and the hugely popular The Unspoken, Insomniac Games has announced its next VR experience, an epic sci-fi adventure called Stormland.  Created in collaboration with Oculus Studios, Stormland is an open world action‐adventure experience…

New Moss Gameplay, This Time its on Oculus Rift

Today is a very special day as Polyarc Inc. has not only announced the launch of virtual reality (VR) adventure Moss for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, its also available to purchase right now. With Moss taking the PlayStation VR by storm – becoming the number one downloaded title in March – it’s more than likely something similar will…