Black Friday: HTC Vive Bundled With Audio Strap And Fallout For $600

Purchasing an HTC Vive from Nov. 24 through Nov. 27 will get buyers a room-scale Vive, the Deluxe Audio Strap accessory and copies of both Fallout 4 VR and Tilt Brush. The deal is priced around $600 and is available both online and retail locations where Vive is sold. Bundling the Deluxe Audio Strap for…

5 Tips To Help You Conquer The Galaxy In From Other Suns

From Other Suns is finally releasing to the public today! Developed by Gunfire Games for Oculus Rift with Touch, From Other Suns is a tense, cooperative, first-person action game set in a galaxy where a deadly alien species is bent on destroying the Earth. It’s up to you and your crew to get to the…

Out Of Ammo Shooting Towards PlayStation VR

Originally released on Steam for the HTC Vive by developer RocketWerkz, Out of Ammo is a popular virtual reality (VR) shooter that combines wave shooter elements with tower defence. The developers have now teamed with publisher Zen Studios to bring the title to the PlayStation VR. The main gameplay of Out Of Ammo is ‘Survival’…

Something for the Weekend: Lots of Weekend Treats for Mobile and PC Headsets

Last week’s Something for the Weekend was naturally geared around seasonal holiday Halloween, with plenty of frighteningly good deals on some scary videogames. If you’ve managed to not scare yourself away from virtual reality (VR) permanently then VRFocus has got a new roundup of deals to save yourself some cash. Circumpaint Compatibility: Samsung Gear VR…

VR Fantasy RPG Karnage Chronicles Gets New Trailer And Update

Battling zombies and soldiers in virtual reality (VR) is all well and good. There is, after all, plenty of opportunities to do both; and if you’re interested in slaying the former then there are a number of sales on at the moment where you can get a title to do just that. If you’re getting…

HP Microsoft Mixed Reality Headset & Controllers Unboxing Video

Holiday season is almost upon us and fthose of you who have want to purchase a Christmas gift may be considering of buying one of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Headsets. If you need a quick run-down of the latest mixed reality (MR) headsets available from Microsoft, check out VRFocus’s rundown here. Since then, Microsoft announced a…

Where Are The VR MMOs?

In last week’s excellent VR Vs Article, our own Kevin Eva made an observation that has been on the mind of many virtual reality (VR) users. Where are all the MMO titles for VR? The idea of the immersive VR MMORPG has been a mainstay of fictional representations of VR, from Ready Player One to…

Something for the Weekend: Steam Discounts Galore

Outside of Steams massive winter and summer sales regular users will know that there’s usually a bargain or discount to be found with a brief amount of detective work. Luckily for you VRFocus has done the legwork to bring you a bunch of new deals available through the platform, covering a wide range of genres…

Camouflaj Announce First VR Title for Gear VR République VR

Today Oculus Connect has returned for its fourth annual showcase, with event attendees able to get their hands on some of the latest titles and listen to talks covering future ideas and advancements in virtual reality (VR). Of course the main showpiece is the keynote speech which opens proceedings, and there’s been plenty going on…

With a Town on Fire Become the Hero This December in Paperville Panic

Due for release this winter is an action-adventure title where players have to save a town on fire, not just any fire but its very first fire, as this town is made of paper, and the vidoegame is Paperville Panic. Created by Australian studio Ultimerse, Paperville Panic is a tongue-in-cheek look into the world of firefighting where you play…

Preview: OVERTURN – Glorious Anime VR Mayhem

You may have heard of indie developer Studio HG before, with its first virtual reality (VR) title Smashing the Battle, a top down hack n slash adventure where players control one of two female characters as they try to escape a massive robotics factory. Well sticking to the same universe is follow-up OVERTURN, keeping its…

Archiact and E McNeill Roll Out “VR Optional” Update for Darknet on PlayStation 4

In March publisher Archiact and developer E McNeill released strategy/puzzle title Darknet for PlayStation VR. Now they’ve expanded support so the PlayStation 4 owners who don’t have the headset can still play the award-winning videogame. The “VR Optional” update not only means regular PlayStation 4 players get to play as an elite hacker, those with PlayStation VR can now…

Preview: Eternity Warriors – Bringing Hack n Slash Gameplay to VR

Vanimals Games is well known for its arcade hack n slash series Eternity Warriors which has seen several iterations released on mobile devices over the last six years. So now the developer has turned its attention to virtual reality (VR) bringing that same universe to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, giving players a chance to…

Oasis Games To Preview Light Tracer at Gamescom and PAX

Whilst most developers and publishers are focussing on Gamescom, Chinese videogame publisher Oasis Games is planning further ahead and has announced it will be bringing three of its upcoming titles to PAX West and Gamescom, including PlayStation VR title Light Tracer. Light Tracer is a puzzle-platform adventure on the PlayStation VR in which the player…

Developer Plays Oculus And Steam Games With Valve’s Knuckles Controllers

Valve is developing a pair of more immersive hand controllers currently called “Knuckles” that promise to offer more precise finger tracking and grasping sensations in VR. Though the controllers are still in a prototype phase and likely to change, Valve released early versions to developers over the last few months and interest is high to…

Play A VR MMORPG This Weekend In The Free Orbus VR Open Alpha

With Ready Player One’s debut trailer releasing last week at Comic Con and World of Warcraft getting fan-made environments that are explorable in VR, the concept of a VR MMO is top of mind for a lot of people. But the reality of the matter is that we’re a long ways away from something truly…

OrbusVR To Launch Open Alpha Testing At End of July

Despite popular fiction such as Ready Player One, Sword Art Online and Dot Hack popularising the concept of the virtual reality (VR) MMORPG, its existence in reality has so far proved somewhat elusive. That may be about to change as Ad Alternum Game Studios has announced the end of its closed Alpha of VR MMORPG…

Unearthing Mars Developer Reveals Reborn: A Samurai Awakens Coming to PlayStation VR

In March, developer Winking Entertainment released its first virtual reality (VR) title for PlayStation VR, Unearthing Mars, before bringing it to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Today, the studio has unveiled its next VR project, Reborn: A Samurai Awakens, once again coming to Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) headset. Created in collaboration with Geronimo Interactive (Pixel Gear), Eric Tsai, Brand Manager…

Editorial: HTC Vive Needs A Major Price Cut To Stay Competitive

Since the bombshell price drop earlier this week by Facebook’s Oculus, a number of theories have emerged regarding the Rift’s temporary $400 price tag. Is Oculus preparing a second generation and hoping to clear stock? Is Oculus struggling so much that Facebook is dropping the price of the Rift in a last ditch effort to…

New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 07/02/17

If you’ve survived the Steam summer sale, things have returned to normal with a collection of new releases for the HTC Vive. The most significant highlights this week are both of the creative slant. Google has added another potential mainstay to the VR ecosystem with Blocks, a creative platform that caters to a varying degree of…

Oculus Rift Inventor Palmer Luckey Pledges $2K To ReVive Hack

Palmer Luckey just reportedly pledged $2,000 to CrossVR’s Patreon campaign which is used to fund the ongoing development of ReVive, a popular hack that allows Vive users to play Oculus-exclusive content that isn’t released on Steam. The move comes off as a bit of a surprise due to the fact that Luckey is the inventor…

Valve Distributing Knuckles Prototypes To Devs In Limited Quantities

Valve confirmed to UploadVR the company has progressed to sending developers prototypes of its next generation VR hand controllers. This was to be expected but provides us with a rough sense of the advancements being pursued by the VR technology company. Recent updates from Valve, which partnered with HTC to create the Vive, The controllers…

Despite Parent Company’s Legal Trouble with Oculus, Bethesda says: “We plan on supporting as many platforms as we can”

Bethesda recently announced that Fallout 4 (2015) is coming to HTC Vive this October, and Skyrim (2011) is soon to follow sometime in late 2017 on PlayStation VR. Amidst talk of platform exclusivity, the company took to twitter to quell some fears in the community, tweeting out yesterday that they “plan on supporting as many platforms as [they] can.” While…

Eternity Warriors VR Seeks Greenlight Votes

Having seen success with four titles for smartphones, developer Vanimals Games are bringing the Eternity Warriors franchise to virtual reality (VR). The creators are seeking support through Steam’s Greenlight system in order to get the title published. The original Eternity Warriors was launched six years ago on smartphones and has had three sequels since then….

Watch: Sairento VR Now Lets You Brutally Dismember Your Foes

Action shooter / slasher title Sairento VR just received a big update from developers Mixed Realms including new locations, a new enemy, AI tweaks and a much-requested feature – brutal, bloody enemy dismemberment. One of the most interesting new VR action titles of recent times, Sairento VR had a couple of neat ideas which blended…