Join VRFocus For A Post Gamescom XR Review This September

Events are tricky, sometimes there’s just only so much you can do to get to them or see everything there when you do. The next major event on the horizon is, of course, Gamescom next month and after a somewhat lackluster feeling E3 earlier this year, there’s a lot of expectation going in to it.…

A Look Inside Consumer Perceptions of Oculus Go

More than just the latest in a long line of niche gadgets, Oculus Go represents the linchpin of Facebook’s lofty goal of putting one billion people into virtual reality. Built with the new or casual user in mind, the device’s non-intimidating tether-free design and Snapdragon 821 mobile processor (which will be two years old in…

Unreal Developer at IFGcure (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Who are we? Our mission is to improve wellness and quality of life. IFGcure is an innovative XR health technology platform and content company that… Source: Unreal Developer at IFGcure (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Get $100 of Gift Cards When Purchasing the HTC Vive Pro for Amazon Prime Day

Earlier today VRFocus reported on some of the virtual reality (VR) deals available during today’s Amazon Prime Day discount spectacular for UK customers. HTC also happens to be getting in on the discount celebrations with an exclusive deal on the HTC Vive Pro, netting customers $100 USD in gift cards.  Available now until 8:59pm PT on…

‘Downward Spiral: Horus Station’ to Arrive on PSVR Next Month

3rd Eye Studios, the Helsinki-based developers behind Downward Spiral: Horus Station (2018), today announced the PS4 and PSVR version of the game is slated to land on PSN in August. According to 3rd Eye’s blog, the studio is closing in to the launch of Downward Spiral: Horus Station for PlayStation 4 and PSVR. “The version is…

Experiencing The Thrill Of Being A Spy In Defector

Developer Twisted Pixel announced earlier this year that they would be working once again on an Oculus Rift exclusive, following their virtual reality (VR) title Wilson’s Heart, in the form of Defector. The title is a no holds bar action adventure title that sees players step into the spy life to go on a grand…

Amazon Opens VR Kiosks In India To Promote Prime Day Sale

Amazon have a history of exploring the virtual reality (VR) field having not only pushed sales of the technology on their storefront but also by releasing their own experiences as well. Now it seems Amazon is getting ready to expand their VR offerings with not one but two new initiatives. This includes offering HTC Viveport…

The VR Job Hub: The World Cup Is Ending But The Jobs Are Not

Even with the FIFA World Cup coming to a close soon it does not mean that the number of exciting opportunities in the immersive industry have slowed down. In this week’s entry of The VR Job Hub there are a number of positions available around the world in fields such as programming, art, design, and many more….

Pokémon GO Tease The Release Of Generation Four Pokémon

No matter how much you may try to escape it, Pokémon GO continues to be one of the most popular augmented reality (AR) mobile experiences and is still going strong. Following the second anniversary of the release of the title and the celebrations that took place, developer Niantic Labs have dropped the first teaser for the…

Karnage Chronicles Multiplayer Features Have Entered Testing

Developer Nordic Trolls released their virtual reality (VR) fantasy action role-playing game (RPG) Karnage Chronicles into Steam Early Access back in April 2017. Since then the title has received a number of updates including support for Oculus Rift. Now, the developers have published an update on the titles promised multiplayer portion along with how they plan…

New Screenshots Released For Naked Sun

Earlier this week UK-based developer Door Z revealed what they have been working on in the form of Naked Sun, a virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS) that is set in a rather colourful future. With humanity on the brink as the machines rise up it is only a matter of time until everything falls….

Gaze Coin Is Selling Virtual Real Estate On Mars

Cryptocurrency are the hot topic recently and the technology works hand-in-hand with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences offering unique opportunities for developers to create interesting applications. Now, Gaze Coin have announced an initial land offering (ILO) funding round for an open VR universe survival videogame, in which players will be able to…

Magic Leap Headset Hits FCC Ahead of Confirmed Summer Launch

Magic Leap is soon to launch its first AR headset, the Magic Leap One. We don’t know exactly when or how much, but following the company’s confirmation that the headset is due to launch this Summer, the product has hit the FCC for certification. While we already saw the Magic Leap controller pop up at…

Preview: Crooked Waters – Nautical Warfare That’s Lacking Some Rum

It’s fairly common knowledge that multiplayer titles in virtual reality (VR) can offer a bit of a mixed experience. If they take off and become popular you’ll get some decent matches, otherwise it can be a barren wasteland of disappointment, even if the videogame is good. Arriving today from indie developer Craft Game Studio is…

Seeking Dawn: 5 Essential Tips For Surviving The Harsh Alien World

Seeking Dawn is a surprisingly large and ambitious VR game from the developers at Multiverse. While w had some mixed feelings about it in our review that went live earlier this week, there are some really strong positives to this shooter that will resonate with a lot of people. For starters, it offers a heft…

Hands-On with the HP Omen X: A Beast Made for VR, But Not for Portability

While the virtual reality (VR) community eagerly awaits the inevitable tether-free future, the demand for high-end PC hardware to power the current generation of head-mounted displays (HMDs) has never been higher. The launches of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive early last year put some demand on the wallets of early adopters, but 16 months…

Beat Saber PSVR Will Have Exclusive Features, PS4 Pro Support

It sounds like you won’t have to worry about the PSVR version of Beat Saber being downgraded from its PC sibling too much. Speaking to GamesBeat this week, Beat Games CEO Jaroslav Beck noted that the console experience — which was announced at E3 last month — will be very similar to the version Rift…

All-Star Fruit Racing VR Goes Mobile Today

Having secured investment in January as well as welcoming videogame veteran Jane Whittaker to its board, XR Games has today announced its first virtual reality (VR) title in the form of All-Star Fruit Racing VR for mobile devices. Inspired by classic karting titles like Mario Kart, All-Star Fruit Racing VR has been designed as an instantly accessible mobile VR experience….

Comedy Western Shooter Hopalong: The Badlands Gallops Towards PlayStation VR

Having launched on Steam for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in late 2017, then coming to Viveport in February, From the Future’s Hopalong: The Badlands now has a release date for PlayStation VR. Hopalong: The Badlands is a fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS), where you ride around the wild west dispatching enemies from the Dynamite Gang. The twist in…

‘Subnautica’ to Hit PS4 Holiday Season, PSVR Support Not Included

Panic Button Games, the studio responsible for the PSVR port of Electric Hat’s To The Top (2017), are working on bringing popular underwater survival game Subnautica (2018) to PlayStation 4. Although both Steam and Oculus Store versions of the game support VR, PS4 users won’t be so lucky; Unknown Worlds, the game’s original developers, say it probably…

Unity Developer at Radiant VR (New York, NY)

We are seeking an experienced Unity Developer for an Oculus Go project.  Super cool concept and partners. Opportunity to collaborate with a small team… Source: Unity Developer at Radiant VR (New York, NY)

Google, HTC and SuperData to Discuss Current State of VR & AR in Free Webinar

Twice a year VR Intelligence holds its flagship VRX events, one in San Francisco during December and VRX Europe in May. Occasionally the company holds small events concerning virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies, one of which will be taking place next week featuring Google, HTC and SuperData. The free webinar will see representatives…

Why Virtual-Virtual Reality Remains A VR Experience You Must Play

It’s a secret shame of mine that we’ve never done a proper review of Tender Claws’ Virtual-Virtual Reality (VVR). In my defense, it’s not exactly a ‘game’ in the conventional sense, and we’ve haven’t really figured out how to handle impressions for these types of apps yet. How do you put a score on something…

Help or Hinder as The Persistence Will get a Companion App

Virtual reality (VR) horror titles can be particularly scary due to the sense of immersion and that feeling that you’re completely alone. In a couple of weeks developer Firesprite will launch its long awaited sci-fi horror The Persistence for PlayStation VR and it turns out that there will be a companion mobile app available, enabling friends to…

A Showcase for Hyper Arena VR and Regenesis Arcade

Hyperbook Studios are a Polish developer whose first virtual reality (VR) videogame effort was Greenlit on Steam last year, before that particular service was discontinued. The team is now working on two different VR titles, REGENESIS Arcade and Hyper Arena VR. Nina Salomons of VRFocus managed to speak to Wojciech Urbanowicz who works in Marketing…