Windows Mixed Reality Turns to Wizardry with inVokeR

Previously released on Steam Early Access, inVokeR is a videogame where the player participates in dangerous wizard duels, and is now headed to Windows Mixed Reality. Developer 8th Shore Inc. released the title earlier this year for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on Steam in Early Access form. With the Windows Mixed Reality devices now…

The Best Windows VR Headset Isn’t Coming To Europe

Samsung’s new Odyssey headset is meant to represent the best of the bunch when it comes to Microsoft’s new line of Windows-based VR devices running on its Mixed Reality platform. Sadly, European VR fans won’t be able to try it for themselves. The company today confirmed to UploadVR that Odyssey will not be releasing in…

Pictures of Paperville Panic with New Screenshots

There are certain challenges involved in running a town that is made entirely out of paper. The risk of your citizens getting accidentally torn in half, the havoc wreaked by a rain shower, and of course, the terrible risk posed by fire. This is the premise of upcoming HTC Vive title Paperville Panic. Paperville Panic…

Out Now for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, The Talos Principle VR

Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets may have launched today but that doesn’t mean there’s been no news regarding other virtual reality (VR) headsets. Croteam and Devolver Digital have now released puzzle experience The Talos Principle VR for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. A VR version of Croteam’s critically acclaimed 2014 first-person puzzle title which mixes philosophy with…

Vertigo Games Releases New VR Strategy Title

The strategy genre has got a new lease of life from the rise of virtual reality (VR). Titles such as Brass Tactics and Korix have begun to explore the possibilities offered by a new perspective for the genre, now the developers behind Arizona Sunshine are also getting involved with the release of real-time strategy title…

Here’s Every VR App Now Available On Windows VR

It’s a strangely sedated launch day for Microsoft’s new Windows VR headsets. Devices from Acer, HP, Dell and Lenovo are now shipping out to those that have pre-ordered them, but you’d scarcely known based on the buzz being generated, or lack thereof. Still, launch day means launch apps, and a host of VR  experiences have…

Killing Floor: Incursion Coming to HTC Vive with New Content

Released earlier this year for the Oculus Rift with Touch, Killing Floor: Incursion is a virtual reality (VR) spin-off of the successful action-horror franchise Killing Floor. Soon, HTC Vive owners will also be able to appreciate the title in all its gory glory, complete with new content. Created by Tripwire Interactive, Killing Floor: Incursion was…

Microsoft Launches Its Windows VR Platform

Today sees the consumer launch of the third major PC VR platform; Windows VR. Last year Facebook released its Oculus Rift headset with a dedicated platform while HTC and Valve introduced the Vive, powered by SteamVR as an extension of the existing Steam service. As part of today’s free Fall Creators Update for Windows 10,…

Chinese School Opens Full-Function VR Classrooms

In Collaboration with HTC Vive, schools in China’s NingXia Province has opened the first of 20 fully functional virtual reality (VR) classrooms that are capable of having up to 50 students concurrently using HTC Vive devices. Alvin Wang Graylin of HTC Vive went into a little more detail about the new VR classrooms, saying that…

Starbreeze Tease Possible Payday 2 VR News or Beta Release

Back in May developer Starbreeze held a livestream event which saw the studio announce work on a virtual reality (VR) version of Payday 2 for HTC Vive. Since then news on development has been fairly quiet, until now that is. This month Starbreeze will be having a Payday 2 event called Locke and Load and in a teasing tweet…

HTC Vive Is Playing With Power

The dream of motion control has been around for a long time, with various degrees of success. Since the very early days, Nintendo has been chasing the dream, eventually succeeding with the Nintendo Wii, kickstarting much research into motion control that virtual reality (VR) users are still reaping the benefits of. What of these early…

Payday 2 VR Beta May Be Coming This Month

A few months ago we found out that Overkill was bringing its popular online heist simulator, Payday 2, to VR. Since then we haven’t really heard much about the game but we may be playing it very, very soon. The official Payday 2 press account recently dropped a teaser for its upcoming event, named Locke…

Watch A Windows VR Headset Running SteamVR With The Zero Dome

Pillow Head Games has another update video of its promising zero-gravity shooter, The Zero Dome, this month, but the footage also gives us a glimpse of a Windows VR headset running in SteamVR. Microsoft’s new headsets, made in partnership with a range of companies, are releasing tomorrow. Developers currently have access to a closed beta…

Build Your Own City When Skytropolis Launches Next Month

Ever wanted to build your own virtual reality (VR) city, with glittering skyscrapers reaching up into the clouds? Well soon you’ll be able to do just that as Canadian developer Mythical City Games and LNG Studios have announced that their title  Skytropolis will be hitting Steam on 2nd November for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Starting with…

Fate/Grand Order VR feat. Mashu Kyrielight Coming to PlayStation VR in Japan for Free

In July Japanese developer Type-Moon released the second trailer for its PlayStation VR title Fate/Grand Order VR feat. Mash Kyrielight. Today the studio has announced that the videogame will be released via the Japanese PlayStation Store on 6th December for free. The studio posted the date on its official website which was spotted by Gematsu. Originally unveiled at the Fate/Grand Order Winter…

Rec Room Gets Limited Beta Launch on PlayStation VR

Last month developer Against Gravity announced that its popular social platform Rec Room – where players from across the world can come together to engage in multiplayer games – would be launching the title on PlayStation VR this year. At the time the studio said it was looking for PlayStation VR owners to become beta testers prior…

Review: Space Pirate Trainer

Of all the wave shooters available for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, the one most synonymous with the genre and beloved by many virtual reality (VR) fans is I-Illusions’ Space Pirate Trainer. Having been an original launch title for HTC Vive in April 2016, then coming to Oculus Touch in December 2016, Space Pirate Trainer…

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…

Oculus’ Jason Rubin Confirms it Won’t be Launching a Subscription Service

It’s certainly been a busy week for Facebook and Oculus with Oculus Connect 4 (OC4) having now closed for another year. The whirlwind that was the keynote speech certainly had a few surprises in store, with the company aggressively expanding its hardware range ahead of HTC launching its own standalone headset. One route Oculus isn’t…

Chow Down on Multiplayer Sushi Eating Title Ganbatte Soon

Competitive food eating competitions may seem like an American sport – hotdogs always seem to be the most popular – but the challenge of being able to eat as much as possible of a certain food type is popular around the globe. Soon Oculus Rift and HTC Vive users will be able to – without…

Million Arthur Gets English Trailer

According to the legends, whoever pulls the sword from the stone will be the True King of Britain. What happens when one million people manage to successfully pull the sword from the stone? This is the issue explored in the world of Million Arthur, which is now available to players in the west for the…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases Of The Week 10/08/17

Lots of great new games to talk about on Vive this week. If you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those new releases here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you don’t have to waste any money finding out what’s good in…

Survive Outer Space In Star Shelter

Space is one of the most hostile environments that humans can experience. To survive, we need to bring everything with us, food, water, shelter, even oxygen. Therefore, adapting the classic survival genre to the vast darkness of outer space seems like a natural fit. Something developer Overflow agrees with, as shown by new title Star…

Cross-platform Tactical Shooter Alvo Confirmed for 2018 Release

Back in August indie developer Mardonpol Inc. – the studio behind trivia title Quiz Night Tonight! – announced work on its next virtual reality (VR) project, a cross-platform tactical shooter called Alvo that would support PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Today the studio has released further details alongside a teaser trailer. Scheduled to launch sometime in 2018…

Alvo Looks To Be PSVR, Rift And Vive’s Counter-Strike

Watch the trailer for Alvo, the new VR first-person shooter (FPS) from Quiz Night Tonight developer Mardonpol, and it’s not difficult to get a sense of where the studio is going with its new project. Alvo looks like it wants to be VR’s very own Counter-Strike; a close-quarters military combat game that captures the intensity…