Preview: The Last Day Defense VR

Tower defence videogames were born from real-time strategy, offering a quicker route into the action that the slow build-up needed for most RTS titles, which is what The Last Day Defence VR tries to offer Steam VR users. The Last Day Defence VR sets up a conflict happening in the far future between two huge…

Rebellion Release New Screenshots for Arca’s Path

There are surprisingly few virtual reality (VR) videogames that make use of the idea of gaze control, and even fewer that do it well. Dream Reality Interactive and publisher Rebellion are hoping to give this type of control scheme a revival with Arca’s Path. Arca’s Path has been designed to be a serene and relaxing…

WITHIN Uses WebVR For Distribution Platform

For many users, trying to enjoy virtual reality (VR) content is not a seamless experience. Depending on if you want to enjoy, there are a bewildering array of apps and storefronts to navigate to find the desired content. WebVR tries to change that by offering VR content with only a web browser. Now filmmaking company…

International Business Festival Brings Shanghai to Liverpool

The 2018 International Business Festival has recently opened in Liverpool, UK, bringing a host of key business people from across the world and also bringing a special immersive exhibition called Amazing Shanghai. The Amazing Shanghai exhibition is located in the main exhibition area of the International Business Festival, and uses augmented reality (AR) technology to…

Moviebill Brings AR Dinosaurs From Jurassic Park To Life

Jurassic World has been one the recent Hollywood releases which has completely embraced immersive technology, seeing a host of virtual reality (VR) location-based experiences as well as an augmented reality (AR) app. Now entertainment magazine Moviebill will offer another way to get acquainted with Jurassic World’s cast of prehistoric beasts. Moviebill has worked with Universal…

HTC Vive Introduce Spatial Audio SDK

In order to create a truly immersive virtual reality (VR) experience, developers need to pay attention to the visuals, but also to the audio. Though frequently not given the recognition it deserves, sound and audio design can have a real impact on player perceptions. To make things easier for developers, HTC Vive are introducing the…

Ex-Apple Designer Joins Mapbox Team To Lead AR Work

Augmented reality (AR) technology has several interesting implications for navigation, which has already been demonstrated on a small scale. Mapping services start-up company Mapbox has tapped former Apple employee Avi Cieplinski to head up its efforts in integrating AR into its platform. Maps powered by Mapbox are found in many places, such as Snap Inc…

Catan VR Releases Onto Steam

Fans of board games can rejoice as a new way to take part in classic tabletop title Catan has launched on Steam. Adapted from the classic German boardgame The Settlers of Catan, developers Experiment 7 have finally released the experience to Steam users. Catan VR was originally announced back in 2017, where plans to bring…

Media Molecule’s Vision for Dreams Revealed in New Artwork

It is quite difficult to know exactly how to describe Dreams. Similar to one of Media Molecule’s previous titles, Little Big Planet, the community will be very much involved in how the experience will end up, but some new artwork could suggest how it might take shape. Dreams was first announced back at E3 2015,…

Media Molecule’s Vision for Dreams Revealed in New Artwork

It is quite difficult to know exactly how to describe Dreams. Similar to one of Media Molecule’s previous titles, Little Big Planet, the community will be very much involved in how the experience will end up, but some new artwork could suggest how it might take shape. Dreams was first announced back at E3 2015,…

Snap Inc Introduce Development Kit

With augmented reality (AR) growing in popularity, both among companies and consumers, Snap Inc are offering developers a way to use Snapchat features in other apps, without compromising private account data. Snap Kit has been created to help developers build products that include aspects of Snapchat. The Snap Kit comes in several modules that can…

Teamwork and Strategy Form the Core of Firewall Zero Hour

First-person shooter title Firewall Zero Hour has some fresh new screenshots earlier in the E3 2018 timetable, and now its developers at First Contact entertainment are following that up with a chat about what players can expect from the upcoming title. Firewall Zero Hour involves two teams of mercenaries fighting for victory. Players can choose…

The Battle Against VR Sim Sickness Continues, Says Jason Rubin At E3

Jason Rubin, VP of Content at Oculus, and Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games took time out from the endless flurry of announcements, trailers and reveals at E3 2018 to give their thoughts on various topics associated with virtual reality (VR) and videogames in general. One of the hot topics in VR at the moment…

PlayStation VR Physical Release for Moss Now Available In Europe

Moss has become one of the most acclaimed and generally beloved titles to be released on the PlayStation VR, with its adorable protagonist, the mouse Quill, capturing hearts across the world. For those who prefer to admire their videogames on a shelf, Moss is now available as a physical disc for PlayStation VR across Europe….

PlayStation VR Physical Release for Moss Now Available In Europe

Moss has become one of the most acclaimed and generally beloved titles to be released on the PlayStation VR, with its adorable protagonist, the mouse Quill, capturing hearts across the world. For those who prefer to admire their videogames on a shelf, Moss is now available as a physical disc for PlayStation VR across Europe….

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Gets New Trailer

Though many fans were disappointed that Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown didn’t make an appearance at E3 2018, seeing as the title has been highly anticipated since it was first announced back in December 2015. As a consolation prize, however, Bandai Namco have released a new trailer for the title. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown…

Thrustmaster Takes to the Skies With New Product Line

Thrustmaster has become known as one of the most trusted brands for flightsticks and other peripherals relating to space sims and flight sims. Since the advent of modern virtual reality (VR) the company has also happily accommodated these users who want to take immersion to the next level. At E3 2018 the company had a…

1MORE Unveil Head-Tracking Gaming Headphones at E3

Sound is an important and underappreciated aspect of the videogaming experience. Music and sound design can make a big difference to the atmosphere and feel of a videogame, particularly within virtual reality (VR). Recognising this, audio company 1MORE have announced a new line of gaming headphones designed for immersive experiences. 1MORE announced its Bluetooth in-ear…

Is PC VR Falling Behind PlayStation VR?

The eternal debate after another E3 has ended is the discussion on who ‘Won’ the event, with partisans on every side chiming in with opinions on who had the best presentation, pointing to the number of titles announced, or how much was available to demo. While this debate is of questionable value, the various announcements…

Mystery Lands VR Hits Steam

Puzzle titles seems to work well within virtual reality (VR). Perhaps it is the immersion that means outside distractions are eliminated, or perhaps it is the improved interactivity of the VR environment. Either way, developer ARVI LLC are using those factors to its advantage to create Mystery Lands VR. Mystery Lands VR is a puzzle…

Competition: Oculus Store Codes For Along Together Available to Win

If all the announcements and reveals at E3 2018 have got you excited to try out some new virtual reality (VR) titles, then you might be interested to learn that VRFocus have got three codes for the Oculus Store version of puzzle-platform title Along Together up for grabs. Along Together is the creation of Los…

More Blood & Truth Screenshots Released

London Studios first came to prominence among fans of virtual reality (VR) with the release of PlayStation VR launch title PlayStation VR Worlds. Last year, the studio announced that it was delving into the seedy world of organised crime in London with Blood & Truth. Fans can now get a closer look at what the…

Zoink Games Discuss Ghost Giant At E3

At E3 2018 Zoink Games introduced a new PlayStation VR title called Ghost Giant. Some of the developers behind the title took to the stage during E3 to provide more details on what players can expect. Showing a world filled with humanoid animals, the player takes the role of the titular Ghost Giant and befriend…

Survios Steps Into the Ring To Talk Creed: Rise to Glory

When it comes to boxing, the Rocky franchise is probably the most famous fictional story out there. Developer Survios announced that month that its virtual reality boxing title set in the Rocky universe, Creed: Rise to Glory would be heading to the PlayStation VR, and some of the development team took to the stage at…

Vuzix Partners with Plessey to Upgrade AR Smart Glasses

Vuzix has emerged as one of the most well-known providers of enterprise-focussed augmented reality (AR) smart glasses technology, having worked with a number of other companies and brands. Vuzix have now announced that it is partnering with Plessey Semiconductor to introduce Plessey technology into the next generation of Vuzix AR smart glasses. Vuzix have selected…

Expect Virtual Reality Games Development To Get Deeper – Oculus

E3 2018 is now in full swing, with plenty of news, reveals and announcements to keep pretty much every type of videogame fan happy. Jason Rubin, VP of Content at Oculus, and Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games took time during the chaos of E3 2018 to sit and talk about how the virtual reality…

Check Out Thrustmaster’s Latest Flight Simulator Rig

For players of titles such as Elite: Dangerous or virtual reality (VR) flight simulators like Flight Simulator X, one of the most satisfying things is to set up a proper cockpit rig, complete with flight stick and rudder pedals for a truly immersive experience. Thrustmaster is attempting to bring flight games up to the next…

Hands-on With Prey: TranStar VR DLC

Fans of Bethesda’s Prey were excited to learn that the title was getting a downloadable content (DLC) expansion called Mooncrash. Interestingly, this expansion will contain two virtual reality (VR) sections, a multi-player called Typhon Hunter and a single-player called TransStar VR. Nina managed to try out Prey: TransStar VR during E3 2018, and provided her…

New Update Appears for Wands

The spell-slinging virtual reality (VR) title Wands from Cortopia Studios has been out for quite some time, first making its appearance on Samsung Gear VR before moving on to Google Daydream and then getting a high-end upgrade on Oculus Rift. The developers are now announcing a new update with The Sanctum of Sahir. Wands is…