Farpoint: 7 Tips To Help You Survive The Deep Space Shooter

Farpoint by Impulse Gear is finally out exclusively on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and gamers around the world are gunning down countless jumping bugs, venom-shooting monsters, and enormous burrowing spider beasts. You can read our review of the full game right here and watch the video version down below, but suffice it to say that Farpoint…

Google Announces Standalone Headset to be Made by HTC and Lenovo

Google’s currently holding its annual I/O conference today detailing plenty of plans for the future. Saving virtual reality (VR) to the end the company has announced a brand new head-mounted display (HMD) that’s completely standalone. Making the reveal was Clay Bavor, vice president of VR at Google, who said the company had been working alongside…

Non-Euclidian Retro Shooter SphereFACE Gets Release Date

There are quite a number of retro-styled shoot-em-ups out there, so it takes quite a bit to stand out in the crowd. SphereFACE takes the basic concept behind the old-school space shooter Asteroids and turns it into a space-bending experience for virtual reality (VR). SphereFACE is basically a vector-graphics shoot-em-up where the player uses various…

Developer Vertical Robot Releases Surreal Gear VR Title Daedalus

Independent Spanish development studio Vertical Robot have launched their first virtual reality (VR) game for the Samsung Gear VR, an exploration platformer inspired by Greek myth of Daedalus. The story follows the ancient Greek myth of architect and inventor Daedalus, who has been imprisoned by King Minos so the secrets of the deadly labyrinth of…

Europe PSVR Bundle Gives You Farpoint For Free…But No Aim Controller

A new bundled deal for Sony’s Playstation VR headset is currently being offered in Europe that brings you one of the system’s hottest games…but without the key accessory that makes it enjoyable. Farpoint is a first person shooter that released this week for the PSVR. The game is a fairly straightforward sci-fi shoot-em-up with just enough…

Smashbox Arena Hosting Free Weekend on Steam to Celebrate Zotac Cup Masters

Team-based online multiplayer Smashbox Arena will be having a free Steam weekend for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive players in celebration of the Zotac Cup Masters. Smashbox Arena will headline a virtual reality (VR) esport exhibition match during the upcoming tournament on 2nd June 2017. Zotac, HTC Vive, ESL and BigBox VR are creating a VR invitational that’ll be globally livestreamed on…

Promising VR Shooter Vindicta Get Release Date

We’ve reported on Vindicta a few times now. This new VR first-person shooter (FPS) caught our attention by promising accurate gunplay and a full campaign with hours of content. Today, we can finally tell you when you’ll be able to play it. Vindicta will launch in Early Access on the HTC Vive on June 20th,…

Promising VR Shooter Vindicta Gets Release Date

We’ve reported on Vindicta a few times now. This new VR first-person shooter (FPS) caught our attention by promising accurate gunplay and a full campaign with hours of content. Today, we can finally tell you when you’ll be able to play it. Vindicta will launch in Early Access on the HTC Vive on June 20th,…

Gorgeous Space Combat Game Everspace Finally Gets VR Support

When Rockfish Games announced its new space action game, Everspace, a few years back, we were pulled in by its stunning graphics. It also helped that the Kickstarter campaign for the game, which raised around $466,000, promised full VR support. Soon the developers will make good on that promise. Everspace will leave its current Early…

UEFA Champions League Final To Be Shown In VR

If you want to talk about big events that could draw more attention to VR technology, the UEFA Champions League football (sorry, sorry, soccer) final sounds like as good an opportunity as any. This season’s final, which takes place on June 3rd, is going to be shown in VR. BT Sport will be capturing the…

World of Warships to Launch Virtually Inside HMS Cavalier for London Tech Week

Wargaming.net, the developer behind World of Tanks and World of Warships, has announced a partnership with Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust and Ballista Media, as well as Google Arts & Culture, on a virtual reality (VR) experience called Virtually Inside HMS Cavalier. An immersive exploration of the last of the British Royal Navy C-class WWII destroyers, the developer will be holding a launch event…

Here’s All the Games You Can Play with Your New PlayStation Aim Controller

The highly-anticipated Farpoint is launching exclusively for PlayStation VR today, and is compatible with a brand new accessory: the PlayStation Aim controller. A bundle including the PlayStation Aim and Farpoint is available, but there’s more to this new device than just one videogame. The Brookhaven Experiment An update to introduce support for the Aim controller…

Farpoint: How Impulse Gear Made One Of VR’s Most Ambitious Shooters

Farpoint, one of PlayStation VR’s most anticipated games, has just hit store shelves. You can read (and watch) our full review right here. Though Sony’s VR headset has had a decent first several months on the market, it can be argued the platform needs a few more exclusive, big-budget titles — games that PSVR enthusiasts…

Preview: VRobot

In the far future, robots have taken over all of Earth’s cities. In a last-ditch attempt to reclaim their homes, humans have built the biggest, baddest robot yet to take care of the usurping robots and get back their homes. This is the basics of VRobot. VRFocus correspondent Nina takes a look at the Steam…

Cosmic Trip Is Finally Getting A Full Release, Deluxe Edition Revealed

We’re quite fond of Funktronic Labs’ Cosmic Trip here at UploadVR. The PC VR title offers from wonderful strategic gameplay even in its pre-release phase. The title’s soon set to move onto its full release, however. Cosmic Trip originally released in Early Access just under a year ago on the HTC Vive and came to…

Magic Leap Creator Graeme Devine To Speak At Develop: Brighton

The upcoming conference in Brighton, UK, will feature a host of well-known names from the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industries. Among them will be Graeme Devine, one of the people behind upcoming Mixed Reality (MR) glasses Magic Leap. Devine will be one of the keynote speakers at the Evolve conference at Develop:…

Salvador Dali Museum Offers VR App of Surrealist Works

The medium of virtual reality (VR) has turned out to be rather good at depicting different and surreal experiences, such as those in titles such as GNOG and Polybius. It should come as no surprise, then, that a museum dedicated to the works of famous surrealist Salvador Dali have embraced VR. The Dali17 museum in…

‘Farpoint’ + PSVR Aim Review

Sony’s new VR peripheral, the PSVR Aim, launches today alongside Farpoint, a sci-fi VR FPS that was specially made with the controller in mind. Those who have been PlayStation fans for many years will remember that this isn’t the first time the company has made a gun peripheral, and those prior attempts didn’t see much success….

Farpoint Review: A Good Game That Could Have Been Great

Farpoint is a rare game. It’s rare in the sense that it’s one of the first truly made-for-VR titles that is 100% based on full analog stick movement without teleporting around. But most importantly, Farpoint is rare in the sense that it really feels like it has the polish and breadth of a AAA game….

PSVR Aim Controller Review: Feel The Game Like Never Before

I’ve never really cared for peripheral devices. As much as I loved playing Guitar Hero and Rock Band (and I really loved it, ask any of my past neighbors) I still hated having to plug extra stuff into my system. Plus, it takes up so much extra room and it never, ever, works as well…

VR Helps Medical Students Learn How To Impart Bad News

One of the most difficult parts of being a medical professional is having to deliver bad news. While there is no real ‘easy’ way to say ‘You test came back positive’ or ‘Your loved one has died’. A virtual reality program is trying to help make doctors better prepared for those difficult conversations. The software…

FaceDisplay Aims To combat the Isolation of VR Experiences

One of the frequent criticisms aimed at virtual reality (VR) as it exists currently is that it is an inherently isolating, anti-social experience. Confined within the headset, unable to see those around you and cocooned within a virtual bubble, it is somewhat difficult to interact with those around you. A team at Ulm University in…

Intel: Untethered VR Is “The Next Level Of eSports”

The VR ecosystem is far from settling into a rhythm, with developers still experimenting to learn what does and does not work. Nevertheless, players and companies are keeping their eyes open for competitive experiences that could leave a lasting impact on the industry and possibly gain ground in eSports. Companies are also embracing VR and…

‘Detached’ Review

Straight out of Early Access on May 18th, Detached (2017) promises to deliver that free-flying experience, complete with smooth-turning that only a section of the most hard-core first-person VR junkies crave. Offering a single-player mission based on navigation puzzles and an online capture-the-flag multiplayer, space pioneers hoping for a long-term solution to their need for exciting and comfortable…

‘Detached’ Review

Straight out of Early Access on May 18th, Detached (2017) promises to deliver that free-flying experience, complete with smooth-turning that only a section of the most hard-core first-person VR junkies crave. Offering a single-player mission based on navigation puzzles and an online capture-the-flag multiplayer, space pioneers hoping for a long-term solution to their need for exciting and comfortable…

Review: Detached

Any virtual reality (VR) that encompasses space and zero-g will undoubtedly skirt the line between complete immersion and absolute nausea for many players. Titles such as ADR1FT tend to be either loved or hated, depending on a players affliction to suffering the dreaded simulator sickness. If you are strong of stomach and really enjoy floating through…

Check Out 6 Minutes Of Gorgeous Seeking Dawn Gameplay

A few weeks back we wrote about Seeking Dawn, a new VR role-playing game (RPG) from developer Multiverse that looked to bring a lengthy, ambitious adventure to headsets. Today, we’ve got a fresh look at the game in action. Multiverse gave us this sneak peek of Seeking Dawn, with over six minutes of gameplay. After…