Lone Echo Review: A New Kind Of Space Odyssey

Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and H.G. Wells could only dream of the words they envisioned when they began penning sci-fi classics. Some of those would come to life inside our TV screens and movie theaters in the decades that followed, but the futures they painted are still far outside of our lifetimes. Most of…

Overseas Sales Manager at REALIS VR (Anywhere)

Job Description: 1.       Main business in Overseas Marketing, channel customer development. 2.      Responsible for the planning and implementation… Source: Overseas Sales Manager at REALIS VR (Anywhere)

Nokia and Xiaomi Team Up for VR and More

It may seem a little weird that two companies who both make phones and should be in competition with each other have teamed up, but that’s just what Nokia and Xiaomi have done in a surprising bit of news. The two companies have signed a cross-licensing patent deal and say they will be looking at…

The VR Job Hub: REALIS, Facebook and LiveLike

It’s that time of the weekend again, for those who are looking for a change in career, a change in scenery or just a change to move forward in a fresh new industry that is growing and developing all the time. The virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industries are always looking for talented…

Heathrow Airport Introduces AR Technology

Two other UK airports have already embraced augmented reality (AR) technology, with Gatwick using AR to help passengers navigate the complex layout of the airport, while London City Airport is installing AR tech to help air traffic controllers with the vital job of keeping planes safe. Now the UK’s biggest airport is also introducing AR…

Former RIGS Developers Join New VR Studio Virtual Arts

The closure of RIGS: Mechanized Combat League developer Guerrilla Cambridge marked a sad start to the year for the VR industry. Fortunately, some of its developers are still working with the tech. Former members of Guerrilla Cambridge have been hired by Virtual Arts, a new UK VR, AR and MR studio revealed today, GamesIndustry.biz reports….

Farpoint Dev Wants To See Improved Move Controllers For PSVR Successor

As the first developer to support PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) Aim Controller, Farpoint creator Impulse Gear is well-versed on the control issues that Sony’s VR headset faces. That’s why one member of the studio is eager to see the next iteration of the PlayStation Move motion controllers. In an interview with Finder, Impulse Gear founder Seth…

How The Future Group Is Redefining Live Game Shows With Mixed Reality

Game shows have been losing younger audiences for some time. The Future Group wants to change that by making game shows more interactive with mixed reality technology. The Oslo, Norway-based startup — which raised $20 million in venture funding — teamed up with FremantleMedia (maker of the Idol TV shows) to create Lost in Time, a new game show that uses…

The VR Job Hub: Apple, nDreams & More

If you are looking for a change in career, or just a chance in focus and want to work in an area that is constantly changing, growing and evolving, then the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industries are always looking for talented people. Engineers, designers, artists, community managers, programmers and even top of…

Unity Head of VR: ‘we believe this is going to be huge’

Depending on who you talk to from the virtual reality (VR) industry they’ll either be wildly supportive of the technology and its future or at least optimistic that it’ll see mainstream success, and as such more profitability for studios involved. In a recent interview Tony Parisi, Unity’s Head of VR, remains positive whilst acknowledging there’s…

Superhot, Rick And Morty Star In New SteamVR Collectibles

VR hasn’t yet brought about a revolution of the Trophy or Achievement systems for gaming, but SteamVR Collectibles are pretty close to that. This week, Valve has added the second wave of figurines to this new concept. The new batch of SteamVR Collectibles features ornaments from games like Superhot VR and Rick and Morty: Virtual…

5 Patriotic VR Games To Play On The Fourth Of July

Today is the Fourth of July which is also known as Independence Day in America. Officially this day is known as a celebration of the date from over 200 years ago when the American colonists adopted the Declaration of Independence and set forth on a journey to win their freedom from the British Empire of…

The 5 Coolest Apple ARKit Projects So Far

From an interdimensional portal to dancing ballerina robots, the ARkit from Apple is changing AR one killer project at a time. Apple’s groundbreaking augmented reality development platform, ARkit, has only been out in the wild for less than a month and already the advanced AR tool has been used by both amateur and professional developers…

The VR Job Hub: The Realities Centre, Within, moBack.Inc, Pearson and more

Whether you’re an experienced designer, programmer, engineer, or maybe you’ve just been inspired after reading VRFocus  articles, the jobs listed here are located worldwide, from major game players to humble indie developers – the one thing they all have in common is that they are all jobs in VR. View the new listings below for…

Softeq Unveil MR Videogame HoloDefense for HoloLens

Microsoft’s mixed reality (MR) head-mounted display (HMD), HoloLens, may only be available for enterprise rather than an actual consumer product but that hasn’t stopped companies prototyping videogames for the device. The latest comes from Houston, Texas-based Softeq, with a tower defense title called HoloDefense. The idea is simple, players take on the role of an air defense…

Arizona Sunshine Updated Review: The Best VR Zombie Shooter Yet

Editor’s Note: The majority of this review focuses on the game as it was at launch on Oculus Rift with Touch and HTC Vive. Since then it has been updated with full locomotion and new maps. For our thoughts on the PSVR version, you can read more here and see the updated section at the…

Satirical VR Title The American Dream VR Coming Out Late Summer

How do you flip a burger with a gun? Shoot at it, obviously. Indie developer Samurai Punk are aiming to make a few satirical points with the announcement of its upcoming virtual reality (VR) title The American Dream VR. The American Dream VR uses satire and videogames to take a look at American gun culture….

Ikea now Baffling Us in VR Too

When you think “IKEA” the first thing that comes to mind may not be “snazzy furniture” and more “LEGO from hell”, as the company’s “ready-to-assemble” products have garnered a reputation as a producer of fiendish puzzles disguised as book shelving and coffee tables. Now the company is using VR technology to let us tour an…

Review: Arizona Sunshine

Launched for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift several months ago, Vertigo Games has taken its time to bring the critically acclaimed Arizona Sunshine to PlayStation VR. However, in doing so the studio has tailored the experience to take advantage of the unique properties of the PlayStation 4, and thus delivered a commendable first-person shooter (FPS)…