Budget Cuts Delayed Once More, Release Date Now Pending

Nowadays, it’s unfortunately quite often the case that videogames launch with bugs, seeing day one patches roll out or numerous updates in the following weeks. The virtual reality (VR) industry is no different, yet sometimes developers hold off launching all together if things are really bad. And that seems to be the case with Neat…

Sega Mega Drive And Genesis Classics Get VR Support On Steam

The Sega Genesis will forever be an absolutely essential part of my childhood. I had over 60 games for the system growing up, countless controllers and joysticks, and spent hundreds if not thousands of hours completing the Sonic trilogy, adventuring through all four mainline Phantasy Star games, adventuring through my favorite Disney films like Aladdin…

It’s Time for Budget Cuts’ Official Launch Trailer

There’s only a few days to go until Neat Corporation releases its long awaited debut title Budget Cuts for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. As all developers like to do, the studio has now released a launch trailer to showcase whats instore.  After demoing the latest version of Budget Cuts at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018, giving a…

‘Budget Cuts’ Review – Killer Robots Meet Killer VR Game Mechanics

Budget Cuts, a first-person stealth VR game, has been eagerly awaited since Stockholm-based indie studio Neat Corporation first released a free demo in 2016. The demo, which quickly became a breakout success in the early days of consumer VR, demonstrated a unique portal-teleportation mechanic, that, when married with the ability to throw knives at robot guards,…

Prolific Interactive Win Two 2018 Appy Awards For In-Home Preview AR App

Prolific Interactive, a mobile-focused product agency, announced earlier in the week that its In-Home Preview augmented reality (AR) experience created for Build.com had won two awards at the 2018 Appy Awards including the Best VR/AR App and Best/Home/Garden/Interior Design/Lifestyle App. The company have worked to set the standard for AR experiences and applications within the…

The VR Job Hub: End Of May Opportunities

As May comes to an end soon why not start the new month with a new job in the immersive media industry? As always, VRFocus is here to help you with a selection of different positions currently taking applications from across the world. Why not work in Sweden at Fast Travel Games as a 3D Artist or…

Liebherr Bring Virtual Reality To Their Crane Planning Software

The Liebherr Group, one of the largest equipment manufacturers based in Switzerland, has released an update to their lift Crane Planner software which now allows users wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset to virtually walk around the application. Released as part of the Crane Planner 2.0 release, the new VR mode offers more opportunists then…

Hands-On: Vacation Simulator For PSVR Retains Owlchemy’s Signature Charm

Vacation Simulator from Owlchemy Labs may look a lot like Job Simulator, but it packs a whole lot more than the studio’s first VR game. Designed as a direct successor to the comedic menial labor simulation experience, Vacation Simulator puts players in a wide range of stereotypical “relaxing” situations. At a recent pre-E3 preview event…

Wanted Killer VR Shoots On To Steam Early Access

Playsnak has launched its second virtual reality (VR) title on Steam, coming back with a vengeance. Wanted Killer VR, announced last month, is now available as an Early Access title, compatible with the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality head-mounted displays (HMDs). From Berlin-based developer Playsnak, Wanted Killer VR throws the player into…

Review: Knockout League

The majority of sports titles in recent years have gone down the route of increased realism, incorporating features like facial mapping to bring it as close to the real world as possible. Knockout League goes in a totally different direction, recalling classic arcade gameplay for a simple but engaging fighting title. If you are after…

Review: Knockout League

The majority of sports titles in recent years have gone down the route of increased realism, incorporating features like facial mapping to bring it as close to the real world as possible. Knockout League goes in a totally different direction, recalling classic arcade gameplay for a simple but engaging fighting title. If you are after…

VR Firm Formerly Known As Daydream Acquired By ValueSetters

Buy and sell. Chop and change. Release and re-evaluate. When it comes to the world of virtual reality (VR) it really doesn’t stay still. Just compare where we are now in terms of the technology to where we were, say, when VRFocus was launched back in the tail end of 2014. Even compare it to…

The Lenovo Mirage Solo Vs. The Oculus Go

Let the stand-alone wars begin… Stand-alone VR. It’s the dream of any immersive technology enthusiast. A 100% wireless headset capable of providing immersive and engaging VR content without the need of an external PC or mobile device to operate. As cool as high-end headsets such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift may be, there’s…

Star Trek: Bridge Crew The Next Generation DLC Review – To Boldly Go In VR

When most people think of Star Trek and virtual reality, they’re imagining the holodeck, a staging environment that lets users seamlessly travel to other realities as if they were real. Many companies are on quests to realize something like that with modern VR technology, but Ubisoft isn’t one of them. Instead, in partnership with Red Storm…

Now Over 1000 Dedicated Immersive Technology Companies In UK, Says New Report

As we’ve noted before, reports on the direction of the immersive technology sector are not all that uncommon. A combination of factors including there being numerous marketing agencies, a generous number of market locations and a variety of definitions. However, these are primarily directed towards the future and the declare how current trends and past…

The VR Job Hub: Mid May Opportunities Around The Globe

With the royal wedding now come and gone, it now seems like a good time to look for a new job opportunity within the immersive industry. As always VRFocus is here to help with a selection of different positions available for your viewing pleasure below. With positions open for software engineers, community managers, artists and even producers,…

Live The Dream Of Policing The Roads In Traffic Cop VR

Brian Bobik in collaboration with Waden Kane Game Studios has announced a new virtual reality (VR) title that will bring the experience of working as a traffic cop in the 1950’s to players today. Traffic Cop VR will put players in the shoes of a rookie cop who must prove them self at the city’s…

TSA Frisky Has Something To Declare – It’s Out Now On Steam

Before we begin, can you please remove any metal objects on your person and place them in the tray provided. Step forward – this may be difficult if you’re currently seated reading this. Now hold out your arms like so as we give you a thorough pat down. Did you pack this web browser yourself?…

VoxBox Offers VR Therapy For Stress

We’ve already seen how virtual reality (VR) s being explored for many uses in the healthcare sphere. This includes applications for mental health, with VR apps to help distract from pain or help with addiction or phobias. A team of Ukrainian developers have now produced a VR app that is said to help reduce stress….

‘Sacralith’ Review – a Superb VR Bowshooter With High Action & Real Narrative

Moscow-based indie developer Odd Meter isn’t a household name in VR development yet, but with their latest game Sacralith: The Archer’s Tale (2018), that may change somewhat. It’s a surprisingly clever bow shooting game draped in impressively polished visuals – making clear strides into ‘AAA’ territory. Sacratlith: The Archer’s Tale Details: Official Site Developer: Odd Meter…