The Biggest Gear VR Releases For The Week 11/12/17

There’s only one Gear VR app that looks worth your while this week, unless you want us to talk about yet another 360 degree photo app. But hey, we do at least have on edutainment app that you can trick your children into playing. And don’t forget you can check out our list of the…

Step Into Norse Myth with Wrath of Loki VR Adventure

While many people will have first encountered Thor and Loki through the Marvel movies and comics, those characters are actually steeped in rich Scandinavian myth that stretches back hundreds of years to the time of the Vikings. A new virtual reality (VR) experience lets users live through those myths, titles Wrath of Loki VR Adventure….

Artist Builds VR Game In Two Weeks Using Google Blocks And Unreal

Artist Jarlan Perez recently worked with Google to test out a VR-first creation process. Perez built a fully interactive game in two weeks that started in intuitive VR creation tool Blocks, with another week spent polishing and squashing bugs. You can now download the short puzzler, called Blocks Isle, and play it in an HTC…

Oculus Introduce Dynamic Bundles in time for Christmas

Oculus recently added a new option for its videogame bundles that dynamically adjusts the pricing depending on what titles a user already has in their library. Oculus are now adding three new bundles to the dynamic bundle range that contain some of the most popular Oculus Rift titles. The new bundles are being launched on…

Hands On With New Vive Tracker Bundles And VR Experiences

The powerful tracker is finally being made available to the public along with three new accessories that up the virtual ante. Since its initial launch back in March, developers have been having an absolute field day with the Vive Tracker. After all, the magical little puck has been responsible for some of this years coolest…

Preview: Payday 2 VR – The Right Kind of Daylight Robbery

Starbreeze Studios aren’t exactly newcomers to the field of virtual reality (VR), having collaborated on VR titles like John Wick Chronicles as well as developing its own head-mounted display, StarVR. Even so, it still came as a surprise when the studio announced back in May that it was working on a VR version of its…

Oculus Showcases the Best of What React VR can do

Earlier this year, Oculus unveiled React VR, a new library that would enable developers to quickly build and ship virtual reality (VR) experiences across multiple channels. Today, the company has decided to showcase several pieces of content that use React VR, covering entertainment, education, travel and more. First up is entertainment, with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 360-degree experience available…

BigScreen Partners With Paramount For Top Gun 3D Screenings

Virtual desktop app BigScreen continues to find new ways to push its social VR platform to new limits. This week, the company behind the app announced a collaboration with Paramount Pictures to screen Tom Cruise classic, Top Gun, in 3D on a virtual movie screen in promotion of the impending Blu-Ray release. Deadline reports that…

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Skyrim VR

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR launches worldwide today, exclusively on PlayStation VR. Yesterday VRFocus delivered a review of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR detailing the experience and what it’s like to journey into the world of Tamriel in virtual reality (VR) for the first time. Today, we look in more detail into the…

PlayStation VR Takes Amazon’s Top Seller Spot in Black Friday Sale

Expectations for the PlayStation VR this holiday season have been incredibly high. Supported by some big name releases including GT Sport, today’s launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and the forthcoming DOOM VFR, the head-mounted display (HMD) was anticipated to receive a boost in sales. However, thanks to a ‘Black Friday’ deal from…

Dragon Front Gets 65+ New Cards With New Faction

High Voltage Software and Oculus Studios’ Dragon Front is still going strong, with yet more new content arriving this week. The collectible virtual card game, which is available on both the Oculus Rift and Gear VR, just got more than 65 new cards with the arrival of its latest faction, Aegis. This faction consists of…

7 Most Wanted Virtual Reality Videogames For Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift is undoubtedly a great bit of kit, but for some there are some essential titles that really need to make the jump and become available for the virtual reality (VR) gadget. Some of the ‘most wanted’ that we have compiled here, for your reading pleasure, are more obvious than others while some will…

Ctrl Studio Breaking Fourth’s Three Next VR Films Are Now Live

Breaking Fourth’s Ctrl remains one of our favorite VR productions and, this week, the studio has much more to share. The team’s three latest projects are now available via the Samsung VR app, meaning you can either watch them in the Gear VR or on a browser of your choice (we’ve got them all embedded…

The Rogue Initiative Announce Location VR Project Steel Cobras

In May, Los Angeles-based production studio The Rogue Initiative released its first virtual reality (VR) title in the form of Crowe: The Drowned Armory for HTC Vive, with an Oculus Rift version arriving last month. The studio collaborates with world-class filmmakers, studios, and technology companies on various projects, the latest being a location-based VR experience called Steel Cobras in conjunction…

PlayStation VR Black Friday Sales Hit UK Retailers

Last night Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE) announced some special bundle deals for the PlayStation VR as part of this year’s ‘Black Friday’ sales. This morning, these bundles have begun going live on retailers across the country. The bundles in question include a PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD), PlayStation VR Camera, PlayStation VR Worlds (digital…

Life in 360º: MTV European Music Awards

The 2017 European Music Awards ceremony was held at London’s SSE Wembley on Sunday 12th November, with whole constellations of music stars performing on stage for the benefit of the audience. Not just the audience in attendance, either. With the power of 360-degree video music fans all over the world could watch. Virtual reality (VR)…

HTC Vive Announce Black Friday Deals

The sales bonanza of Black Friday is coming up fast, with many people planning to take advantage of deals to purchase gifts in anticipation of Christmas, or pick up a little treat for themselves. For virtual reality (VR) users, a host of deals are being made available, including a set from HTC Vive. For those…

Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses Introduce Vuforia Support

As previously reported, Vuzix have had a good year, deriving much benefit from the increased interest in use of augmented reality (AR) for business and manufacturing applications. In an effort to extend its reach still further, Vuzix have been working with PTC to introduce support for PTC’s Vuforia platform to the M300 line of smart…

Sony Slashes UK PlayStation VR Price for Black Friday

If you’ve been paying attention to VRFocus recently you’ll know that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has been heavily promoting its PlayStation VR headset in the run up to Black Friday with plenty of deals including an The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR bundle, Doom VFR bundle and a Gran Turismo Sport bundle. Unfortunately all those deals apart from…

Free Payday 2 VR Beta Test Goes Live

Starbreeze Studios and OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio have today announced the start of the highly anticipated beta for Payday 2 VR for the HTC Vive, now available via Steam. All owners of any edition of Payday 2 and its respective downloadable content (DLC) packages will be able to participate in the beta at no…

Unboxing The New Skyrim VR PSVR Bundle

You don’t have to wait much longer before finally getting your hands on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR. Tomorrow, on November 17th, 2017, you’ll finally be able to step foot into the world of Tamriel like never before. Sony is also commemorating the launch with a brand new PSVR bundle that includes the new…

Wild West Shooter High Noon VR Rides On to Steam

The Western is a staple of entertainment, forming the basis for feature films, TV shows, books, and of course, videogames, with titles such as Red Dead Redemption and Call of Juarez being notable examples. So of course The Western is now in virtual reality (VR) with the launch of High Noon VR. Though exploring this…

China’s Billion Dollar VR Theme Park Is Nothing Short Of Colossal

If the enormous selection of various VR experiences and attractions don’t get you, the $15 million Transformers statue will. If there was any doubt that the VR boom in China was all hype, then it’s probably starting to fade now. It’s been common knowledge for awhile now that the Oriental Times Media Corporation has been…

PlayStation VR Doom VFR Bundle Revealed

Somewhat unsurprisingly, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) is getting a new holiday bundle that includes id Software’s Doom VFR. Announced this week on the PlayStation Blog, the Doom VFR bundle includes a copy of the upcoming first-person shooter (FPS), which remixes the 2016 game with some new content, as well as the headset and camera. Doom…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…