Age of Heroes Brings Massive Boss Battles to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Back in May Chinese developer Omnigames launched a Kickstarter for its upcoming virtual reality (VR) combat title Age of Heroes. The funding campaign was unsuccessful, failing to reach its $10,000 USD but that didn’t stop the studio and today the videogame has launched on Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Omnigames, is a Vive X portfolio…

5 Essential Tips For Surviving Superhot VR

Superhot VR does not love you. It wants to hurt you, beat you, break you, and grind you down into the hardened combat veteran that you’ll need to embody to survive. With the hit VR combat game finally arriving on PlayStation VR (PSVR) this week, we thought it was about time to offer some helpful…

Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul To Hit PlayStation VR This Summer

Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul has been in development since 2015, finally getting a Steam Early Access Release for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in March 2017. Fans have been awaiting news of the expected PlayStation VR release for some time, and developers VRWERX have said on Twitter that PlayStation VR owners should expect a…

Despite Tracking Troubles Superhot VR Is One Of PSVR’s Best Games

Seven months on from its initial release and Superhot VR remains one of the industries greatest triumphs. So rare is it to see a game’s already-excellent concepts and mechanics so perfectly distilled into such a wildly untamed platform, but here was something that made it all look easy. Rarer still is the fact that the…

End Space is Coming to PlayStation VR in September

Just over a year ago developer Justin Wasilenko launched his debut Samsung Gear VR title, End Space. Having now formed Orange Bridge Studios, the team has today announced that the space combat title will be coming to PlayStation VR in September 2017. Players will find themselves in the pilot seat of the Minos Starfighter, equipped with guns…

Bandai Namco Brings [email protected] To PSVR In The West

Do you ever find yourself wanting to scream like a little girl at a Japanese idol concert, but find yourself living in the west? If you answered ‘yes’ to that question, then boy does Bandai Namco have the game for you. [email protected] Cinderalla Girls Viewing Revolution (yes, that’s its actual name) is available on PlayStation…

Atmospheric VR Adventure Hit Obduction Gets PS VR Release Date

Myst and Riven by Cyan Studios are games that etched out permanent spaces in video game history. The VR gaming ecosystem sees a lot of new faces springing up to take advantage of the potential of virtual gaming, but the industry greatly benefits from a development team with an established gaming lineage. That’s exactly what…

For SpectreVision Gaming is key to the Future of Virtual Reality Storytelling

VRFocus recently caught up with Kyle McCullough the VP for Digital and Gaming from SpectreVision, the firm set up by actor Elijah Wood and movie directors Daniel Noah and Josh C.Waller, to discuss why SpectreVision has moved into virtual reality (VR), the future of storytelling, SpectreVision’s relationship with Ubisoft and how it came to make Transference….

Cyan Confirms Release Date for Obduction on PlayStation VR

Today, Cyan Inc., the indie studio most well known for creating best-selling games, Myst and Riven, has announced that’s its sci-fi adventure puzzle videogame, Obduction, will be coming to PlayStation VR on Tuesday, 29th August 2017. Originally starting life as a Kickstarter project, the campaign raised just over $1,300,000 USD in 2013. The title saw a PC release…

Supermassive Games Welcomes Jim Woods To Senior Team

Supermassive Games, a UK-based videogame developer best known for their work on Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Bravo Team and The Inpatient are welcoming a new member to its senior team. Jim woods will be joining Supermassive Games as Executive Producer. Woods was previously Director of Development Services at SEGA Europe and has held various…

Archangel Launches Today on PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR owners will now know what it is like to pilot a six-story-high giant war machine as the latest title from Skydance Interactive, Archangel, is launching today on the PlayStation VR. Archangel is set in a post-apocalyptic future, where players join the United States from Forces under the codename ‘Guardian’ to lead the resistance…

Winking Entertainment Set To Announce New Project At Gamescom

The developer behind Unearthing Mars are already working on its new videogame, with virtual reality (VR) title Reborn: A Samurai Awakens due to be showcased at Gamescom, but the studio are not content with just that, and are planning on revealing another upcoming project at Gamescom. Reborn: A Samurai Awakens will be the centrepiece of…

VR vs. Getting Antsy

“Are you guys also having insects fly all over the place at you?” As work questions go I wasn’t really expecting that one. I looked around my little bedroom office for any invading insect hordes I’d, in my work focused state, neglected to see. But there were no armies at the gate. No cartoon picnics…

Supermassive Games Using IKinema’s Full-Body Movement Tech for its Latest VR Projects

IKinema, the company that specialises in full-body inverse kinematics, has announced today that developer Supermassive Games (Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, The Inpatient) has been using its middleware animation technology for its latest virtual reality (VR) titles on PlayStation VR. IKinema RunTime, which is integrated with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4, procedurally animates 3D characters of any…

The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Viewing Revolution Dances on to PlayStation VR

Having launched alongside the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD) in Japan last year, The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Viewing Revolution is now available to purchase in North America. Published by Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Viewing Revolution is a rhythm-action videogame set within the popular The Idolmaster universe. In The Idolmaster: Cinderella…

Sony Music and MelodyVR Agree Licensing Deal

MelodyVR, a virtual reality (VR) music content platform which is a subsidiary of EVR Holdings PLC, has announced a new licensing and distribution agreement today with Sony Music Entertainment. This will give MelodyVR the right to produce and distribute VR content created with Sony Music artists. Sony Music’s current roster of artists includes both local musicians…

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…

Reborn: A Samurai Awakens Looks Like Metal Gear Rising For PSVR

One of the best features in 2013’s insane Metal Gear Solid spin-off, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, was the ability to cut up enemies at will with a razor-sharp sword. Reborn: A Samurai Awakens, looks like it will bring that feature to PlayStation VR (PSVR). This new title was announced today by developer Geronimo Interactive. You’re…

Microsoft Are Focussing on PC for VR, Not Xbox

Ever since the initial announcement of Project Scorpio, speculation has been rife over if the upcoming console would support virtual reality (VR). Early indications were that a VR platform for the upgrades Xbox One was one the way, but new information indicates that Microsoft is intending to be using Windows PCs for its VR efforts…

Smashbox Arena Developers Release PlayStation VR Gameplay Videos

Competitive multiplayer title Smashbox Arena has already delighted players on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with its simple, fast-paced combat, and back in May, developers BigBox VR announced that they were bringing the title to PlayStation VR, and have now released three videos showing what it will look like on Sony’s virtual reality (VR)…

Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017

The next 12 months could be the year of VR. 2016 was supposed to be the year for VR. As many of us who work in the VR industry know, it most certainly wasn’t. Headset sales were much lower than every research report ever made on the subject, the killer VR app was not discovered…

New PSVR Releases For Week Of 09/07/17

It’s not the biggest week ever for PSVR but there’s definitely content worth checking out. We’ve got a short new horror experience and a port of one of the best puzzle games for PC VR headsets. There weren’t any new releases last week but you can see the ones from two weeks ago here.  UploadVR…

More Footage of Kowloon’s Gate VR: Suzaku Emerges

The sequel to adventure title Kowloon’s Gate was successfully crowdfunded using Japan’s Cap-fire.jp crowdfunding website. The virtual reality (VR) sequel is being made by the same team that created the original for the PlayStation back in 1997, and now some more footage of what it will look like has been released. The story of the…

Mantis Integrated PlayStation VR Headphones Coming August 1st

VR headset manufacturers are likely hard at work finding ways to improve and update the design and components to provide an even better product in the future. Third-parties are also building different peripherals to improve the user experience, and bionik has set a date for the release of their integrated PS VR headphones: August 1st….