Developer Tribetoy Announce Content Update for Bow to Blood

When it comes to a videogame lasting beyond its initial ‘play through to completion’ stage after release, one of the major influencing factors is the development of a large and active community surrounding the title. Tribetoy are trying to encourage just such a community in Bow to Blood with the introduction of its upcoming content…

Courses in VR and AR Will Now Be Available Thanks to Amazon Sumerian Partnership

Last year Amazon announced a new feature for its Amazon Web Services called Amazon Sumerian, a platform that would allow anyone to create full-featured virtual reality experiences. The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have now announced that it will be offering short courses in artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and VR thanks to…

New York Times Releases Holographic Experience Starring Ashley Graham

Celebrate New York Fashion Week with a volumetric AR runway show featuring model and activist, Ashley Graham. From going on a daring spacewalk to hanging out with your favorite cartoons, VR is beloved for its ability to make the unreal feel real. However, in a just released AR experience in honor of New York Fashion…

VR Being Used By Indian Real Estate Firms

As has been covered on VRFocus numerous times in the past, various industries are finding virtual reality (VR) technology to be a good way to collaborate and communicate with customers, colleagues and clients. One of those industries is real estate, where according to realty portal Housing.Com, the Indian real estate industry is becoming increasingly reliant…

Transform The Sky Into An Open Canvas With Blue Sky Paint AR App

Paint augmented artwork and leave behind messages for others via this collaborative AR experience. Have you ever wished you could use the endless landscape of the sky as a blank canvas for you to display your artwork or write messages for the world to see? You are a not alone in that wish. The developers…

VR Driving Simulator T3R Will Be Showcased at Tokyo Game Showcase

Though not as massive as similar events such as E3 or Gamescom, the Tokyo Game Show is a respected event, which often features some developments, hardware and videogames born from China, Japan and the rest of East Asia. Middleware technology and videeogame developer Silicon Studio have announced that it will be attending the event and…

The Witching Tower Shows Its Dark Fantasy World Off In New Screenshots

The upcoming virtual reality (VR) action adventure title from developer Daily Magic Productions is set a few weeks away but those looking forward to it will be happy to know that a number of new screenshots have been released. These showcase a variety of different locations, enemies and items that the player will encounter on…

Pansar Augmented Watch Takes To Kickstarter, Launches AR Showroom App

Pansar have revealed their latest product in the form of an analog watch that is able to adapt to the wearers lifestyle and provide meaningful data directly to watch. Dubbed the Pansar Augmented Watch, the three models leverage a range of technology to offer the best of both the digital and the analog world alongside…

The VR Job Hub: Sunny September Sunday Job Opportunities

Another weekend and another entry in The VR Job Hub. Like always, there are a number of different positions at a range of companies currently taking applications for roles including designers, developers, managers artist and more. If you are looking for an exciting new work opportunities at companies like Make Real, YouTube, Oculus VR or even nDreams,…

Vancouver’s VR/AR Global Summit Puts Content First

In 1996, Bill Gates first coined the phrase “content is king”. Today, his statement is truer than ever. Every day last year, the average North American consumed over 10 hours of digital media. On-demand streaming and the internet have transformed how individuals interact with screens, with most spending more time in front of a monitor…

New Video Showcases Gravity Sketch 1.5 Features

Earlier this week Gravity Sketch announced their latest update which brought with it a ton of new features and saw the software move up to version 1.5. Now, to help showcase the new feature and encourage more artists to use the software the team have released a video that gives a detailed look at how…

Scotland In 3D A Victorian VR Tour Is Now On Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter has gone live which aims to produce a book that will give viewers a chance to explore the beautiful landscape and history of Scotland all within 3D. Created by Peter Blair, Scotland in 3D – A Victorian Virtual Reality (VR) Tour is a celebration of the 170th anniversary of Sir David Brewster’s…

You Can Now Play Solo on Carly and the Reaperman

Though virtual reality (VR) platform-puzzle title Carly and the Reaperman was designed to work as a ‘couch co-op’ with two people, the developers at Off Raven Studios have recognised that not everyone has a spare person handy when playing in VR, so has introduced a new solo option. Normally in Carly and the Reaperman, one…

VIFF Announces its Program of Immersive Content

The Vancouver International Film Festival was one of the earliest film festivals to begin embracing and exploring immersive media such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Since 2014 the festival has had VR content, and now it will be expanding its VR program with the inaugural VIFF Immersed conference and public exhibition. The…

A Virtual Reality Press Conference Will Be Hosted by Taiwan Machine Tools

A number of products and applications have been made available that allow people working in the same company or industry to collaborate on a design or project by using virtual reality (VR). VR has advantages in this area in that it provides a sense of physical presence, instead of just showing flat images. Taiwan Machine…

Enjoy Some Ambient Solitude When Separation Comes to PlayStation VR in 2019

Prefer a more casual edge to your virtual reality (VR) videogames rather than running round corridors killing monsters? Indie studio Recluse Industries is working on an experience for you, a casual free-roaming exploration title called Separation, due for release in Q1 2019. Separation is the brain child of Recluse Industries’ Martin Wheeler, who has been working on…

The New York Times Debuts Its first Volumetric AR Experience

The New York Times has been a publication which has eagerly embraced immersive technology such as augmented reality (AR) as a means of enhancing its news coverage, such as giving readers a better look at the various NASA Mars missions. The NYT has now moved into what it believes is the next phase of visual…

Tactical VR Shooter ‘Zero Killed’ to Arrive on Vive & Rift This Month, Gameplay Trailer Here

Hot on the heels of PSVR’s hit tactical shooter Firewall Zero Hour comes a new tactical VR shooter that’s inspired by Rainbow Six Siege (2015) and the Counter-Strike franchise. Dubbed Zero Killed, the Warsaw-based VR/AR studio Ignibit today announced the four vs. four team shooter is slated to release on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift September 26th, and that a PSVR version will soon…

Offworld Industries and Animatrik Holding Interactive Exhibition Based on Tactical Shooters

Motion capture studio Animatrik has worked on numerous virtual reality (VR) and non-VR projects including Carne y Arena, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Gears of War, and Justice League. Today, in conjunction with indie studio Offworld Industries, the pair have announced a large-scale, interactive exhibition based on tactical shooter games which will be taking place this month in Vancouver, Canada. Invited…

Preview: Arc Surfer – Riding a Neon Wave

Ever watched those extreme sports events with athlete’s performing all sorts of daredevil acrobatics and thought yeah I could do that, then found your skill on a board is let down by a tiny thing called balance? If that’s a good possibility then videogames have been filling that void with all sorts of sporting titles…

Hands-On: PSVR’s Blood And Truth Made Me Feel Like John Wick

When was the last time you played an action game where you had to put any real thought into reloading? It’s an abstracted activity, most of the time, bound to a single button or key. Usually, you get into the habit of reloading after any exchange of fire. (Which means your character is leaving a…