The 9 Best PSVR Games to Play Right Now

The age of consumer grade video game console-powered virtual reality is finally here with the PlayStation VR (PSVR). Sony’s headset isn’t as powerful as the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, or as portable as the Samsung Gear VR or Google Daydream View, and it doesn’t really offer fully-featured roomscale tracking, but it brings VR into the living…

Studio Roqovan CEO James Chung On World War Toons & Other Projects

As the technology behind virtual reality (VR), both the hardware and the software continues to develop at a pace so to do the companies behind it. The studios, products, and individuals involved continue to evolve. The studios their working practices, the products their scope and rage of creative vision, whilst the individuals evolve their talent…

New Sony Patent Points To Inside-Out Tracking For VR Headsets

Many people in the virtual reality (VR) industry believe that inside-out tracking is the future of consumer-grade HMDs. We’ve seen prototypes from Oculus with Santa Cruz and Intel’s Project Alloy-powered devices and now Sony is dipping their toes into the inside-out tracking race. Today we caught wind of a new Utility Patent Application from Sony…

Obduction Devs Respond To Vive Performance Complaints

After a long wait, Cyan’s Obduction [Review: 8/10] finally came to the HTC Vive yesterday, complete with motion controller support. Fans had been patiently waiting for this version of the game since the Rift edition launched last year but, sadly, it appears lots of people are having issues with it. Multiple users have taken to…

VRTV Weekly Recap: Giant Cops, Control Gloves & Dancing Candlesticks

We’re already five weeks in to the second season of VRTV on VRFocus and it’s that time again as our video correspondent Nina covers what has been in the news. You can watch the episode below: Stories include: The CaptoGlove Kickstarter campaign which launched this week. For people in the UK who want to invest in…

Capcom Release Resident Evil 7 Behind-the-Scenes Video

Capcom, the makers of the survival horror series Resident Evil have released the first in a series of videos called The Making of Resident Evil 7 biohazard. The four-part video series will contain exclusive footage and interviews with members of the development team as they go into detail about the creation of Resident Evil 7….

China Hero Project Announces New PlayStation VR Games

The China Hero Project helps independent videogame developers based in China get their product to market. They are working together with Sony to bring several new games to the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation VR (PSVR). Ten new games were announced as being in development for either PS4 or PSVR. The games are all currently…

Sony Reveals Slate Of New PSVR Games

PlayStation VR (PSVR) is set to have a busy few months with big releases like Farpoint and Starblood Arena, but Sony is also looking ahead, today revealing a new slate of VR titles coming from Chinese developers. These games are all being created under Sony’s China Hero Project, which supports developers in the country. A…

Fated: The Silent Oath Reveals PlayStation VR Launch Date

Originally slated to be a PlayStation VR launch title, the developers behind Fated: The Silent Oath have finally revealed when it will drop on to PSVR. Fated: The Silent Oath came out for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive in 2016, a version which VRFocus did a review of. The story of the videogame concerns a…

‘Ghostbusters VR’ Experience Comes to PlayStationVR, from the Makers of ‘The Walk’ Demo

It seems the Ghostbusters franchise isn’t done capitalizing on the video game market just yet, because the first installment of a new Ghostbusters experience is heading to PlayStationVR today. The experience (read: not game) was developed by CreateVR and Sony’s in-house VR production studio, and is entitled Ghostbusters VR – Now Hiring, Act 1: Firehouse. In the experience you meet Mooglie, the iconic ghost from the franchise’s…

Ghostbusters VR Arrives On PlayStation VR

You may want to answer this call. Have you ever dreamed of strapping on a proton pack and letting your charged particle beam loose? Maybe give that troublemaker Slimer a taste of his own medicine with a strategically placed trap to the Containment Unit? Well now you finally can—in VR. Sony has answered our call,…

VRTV: Karnage Chronicles Review

VRFocus correspondent Nina gives us her review of co-op hack-and-slash Karnage Chronicles by developer Nordic Trolls for VRTV. Nordic Trolls has produced a first-person experience for up to four players to co-operate using one of four atypical classes (Warrior, Archer, Mage and Cleric), armed with either bow and arrows, a pair of knives, or other weapons…

PlayStation VR Party: The Best Games for a Fun Night with Friends

The launch of the PlayStation VR has been deemed a success by many, with even Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) seemingly caught unawares by the demand for the virtual reality (VR) hardware. But satisfying the early adopters is a much easier task than achieving mass market appeal, as has been seen time-and-again with peripherals in the videogame…

3 Months in PlayStation VR Scores Highly in Online Customer Reviews

Virtual reality (VR) always felt like a risk to many in the run-up to consumer versions and retail launches. This is not surprising considering the history of its first generation of technology. To many, of course, this still rings true. It is a technology not yet fully realised, with developers and researchers still learning its…

Lone Echo, Karnage Chronicles and Narcosis: The Week In VR Gaming

Even a relatively slow week for the VR industry as a whole is stacked full of new releases and announcements. Until we’ve got the definitive VR multi-tasking app it’s going to be hard to keep up with everything that’s going on, so let us help you out with a weekly wrap-up of the latest news,…

Symphony of the Machine new screenshots revealed

Stirfire Studios revealed the release date for their narrative puzzle game Symphony of the Machine this week, and now the developer has released some new screenshots to give people a closer look at the world the title is set in. Symphony of the Machine will get a European and Australasian release on 12th April, with North…

UK retailer Game makes big push into VR

UK retailers have been slowly getting into the virtual reality (VR) field, offering a range of head-mounted displays (HMDs), demos, and other related peripherals. GAME, one of the largest specialist companies on the high street is making an even bigger push, with a recent mailshot detailing massive range of hardware and promotions. The retailer is…

Tammeka will be taking PSVR version of Radial G to VRWC

British developer Tammeka will be offering attendees at the VR World Congress (VRWC) in April the chance to try out the PlayStation VR (PSVR) version of racing game Radial G. This will be the first time this version of the videogame will be demonstrated for the public, the studio confirmed on Twitter. Radial G: Racing Revolved…

New PSVR Releases For Week Of 12/03/17

March needs to end fast. There’s a host of great PlayStation VR (PSVR) games in store for April, including Starblood Arena and Statik, as well as the months to follow, but the few weeks left we have of this month are looking completely barren. If you’re in the EU then there’s nothing for you this…

PlayStation VR RTS game Korix reveals release date

Hybrid real-time strategy (RTS) and tower defence virtual reality (VR) videogame Korix will be coming to the PlayStation VR (PSVR) on 28th March 2017, developer StellarVR has announced. Korix is an RTS videogame with a retro graphics style. The player takes the role of a commander charged with gathering resources, building defences and battling the enemy…

Hands-On With StarBlood Arena, A Frenetic 6DOF Mech Shooter

There’s a decent chance that when you read the title of this article you were confused about what exactly a 6DOF mech shooter is. To explain simply, imagine all of the directions you can move your hand in the air. You can go forward, backward, left, right, up, and down — a total of six…

PlayStation VR’s Headmaster updated with new levels and PS4 Pro enhancements

Today Frame Interactive has announced a major update for its PlayStation VR videogame Headmaster. Titled ‘Party Mode Update’, it adds enhancements to multiplayer, PlayStation 4 Pro support and more. As the name suggests, the big inclusion for the update is a beefed up local multiplayer. Renamed ‘Party Mode’, nine levels have been added, some are remixes…

Preview: Karnage Chronicles – VR RPGs Go Co-Op

While many studios are finding their first-steps into virtual reality (VR) development hindered by hardware limitations, movement options and a relatively small audience, there are others with ambitions that stretch beyond these barriers. Nordic Trolls is one such team, opting to dive into the abyss headfirst with a genre experience that could easily prove tricky…