Nvidia Releases Game Ready Drivers for Rick and Morty, Wilson’s Heart and Batman

Following on from Nvidia and Oculus’ announcement earlier today regarding free software when purchasing GTX graphic cards and Oculus Rift, Nvidia has now rolled out several game ready drivers optimised for specific virtual reality (VR) titles. Today’s update see’s the recently launched Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and the as yet unreleased Wilson’s Heart and Batman Arkham VR both…

Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive: One Year On

The most important part of the decision making process for consumers when purchasing new hardware is invariably bang-for-your-buck, but what that means to the individual could be very unique. Is it the amount of features? The quality of the product? The software line-up? Or simply the price? With it now being just over one year…

Resident Evil 7’s Free Story DLC Has Been Delayed

Three months on from the release of Resident Evil 7 and it remains one of the best games on PlayStation VR (PSVR). That’s why we’re looking forward to the game’s upcoming free story DLC, ‘Not A Hero’. Sadly that content has now been delayed. The DLC, which adds a new campaign in which players would…

HeroCade Review: A Nine-Game PSVR Bundle Including Dreadhalls and Sisters

A lot of people have been unhappy with the price of VR games in our new industry’s first year of consumer availability. For the most part, Steam has been flooded with well over 1,000 games and experiences, the vast majority of which are abbreviated teasers, uninspired tech demos, and cheap cash grabs. There are plenty…

Statik Review: Thinking Outside The Box

They say great minds think alike, but Statik does a lot to disprove that theory. Like developer Tarsier Studios, I’ve long wondered what types of unique VR experiences you can get out of using PS4’s DualShock 4 as a tracked object in a virtual world. But while our concepts for games may be similar, Tarsier…

Infinite Minigolf Is A New PSVR And Vive Game From Zen Studios

VR might be a few breakthroughs away from making us feel like true action heroes or elite athletes, but you can already play a pretty convincing round of golf inside a headset, and Infinite Minigolf will soon let you do just that on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and HTC Vive. This cartoonish new title is from…

Play Minigolf Forever in Zen Studios’ Infinite Minigolf

Zen Studios has today announced that Infinite Minigolf, the highly anticipated follow-up to Planet Minigolf, is coming to consoles and virtual reality (VR). The PC version of the videogame and the upcoming PlayStation 4 version will feature VR gameplay, allowing you to create, customise, and play your courses in a brand new way. Having…

Think Outside the Box with Statik on PlayStation VR

Virtual reality (VR) puzzle games are a good way for people new to VR used to using the technology while experiencing the immersion that is possible with VR. Puzzle games tend to involve more thinking that waving your arms around, so they’re good for users who tend towards motion sickness as well. Just as well…

Become a Red Planet Wanderer with Farpoint Pre-Order Bonus

PlayStation VR exclusive Farpoint was recently confirmed for release late this spring, both as a solo edition and with the PlayStation VR Aim controller. Following this announcement and the reveal of a co-operative gameplay mode, a pre-order incentive has now been made available. Farpoint throws the player to the edge of the universe as they…

The Virtual Becomes Real as Job Simulator Gets Physical Release

It’s fairly safe to say that Job Simulator is one of the success stories of virtual reality (VR). It has passed $3 million is sales, been featured by numerous popular YouTube personalities such as Jacksepticeye and Markiplier and even got its own line of merchandise. However, up until now, the title was only available as…

Rez Infinite Creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi to Reflect on Career at Develop:Brighton

In July, one of Europe’s leading conferences for videogame developers, Develop:Brighton, will return for 2017. Speaker submissions opened in February and today organiser, Tandem Events, has announced renowned Japanese developer Tetsuya Mizuguchi will be giving a talk looking back over his career. Mizuguchi has been in the videogame business for 27 years, with a varied career…

World War Toons Goes Closed Beta for PC Version

World War Toons is a humorous take on the Second World War featuring a cast of eccentric characters with unique skins that can be unlocked for the player characters and for the array of weapons. Up until now, it has been a PlayStation VR exclusive. That seems to be about to change. Los Angeles-based developer…

The Making of Resident Evil 7 Part 3 and 4 are Available

Parts three and four of the popular series of videos discussing all the behind-the-scenes work that went on to bring Resident Evil 7 Biohazard to life have now been released by developer Capcom. Part three goes into details about adapting the videogame to be compatible with virtual reality (VR). In a somewhat ironic twist, though…

Radial-G Now Support Oculus Touch

Tammeka Games has today confirmed that an update for popular virtual reality (VR) racing videogame, Radial-G: Racing Revolved, has brought support for the Oculus Touch motion-controllers to the title. The update is inherent to the Oculus Rift runtime, v1.14, which is rolling out to users now. Despite the update being a natural part of the…

New PSVR Releases For The Week Of 04/16/17

Coming off of a strong week last week, PlayStation VR (PSVR) is back with another round of interesting games. A lot of these are ports of some kind, but they should all be welcomed additions to the libraries of any PSVR owner. If you missed last week, you can see those new releases here. Also, UploadVR has…

Turbo Button Bringing Friends onto Google Daydream Next Week

Indie developer Turbo Button is set to launch its debut Google Daydream title, Along Together, next week. Cast as an imaginary friend, the player must guide an adventurous child safely through a dangerous world when their real-life friend goes missing. Defined as ‘part point-and-click adventure and part environment puzzler’, the virtual reality (VR) exclusive videogame…

Bandit Six: Combined Arms: Achievements, Cheats, Tips & Tricks

Earlier this week Climax Studios launched Bandit Six: Combined Arms for PlayStation VR, combining the developer’s two Samsung Gear VR titles, Bandit Six and Bandit Six: Salvo. The video game features 27 PlayStation Trophies to unlock, all of which VRFocus has listed below. Bandit Six: Combined Arms includes 42 levels across land, sea and air to work through, as well as unlockables, perks and…

Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint Stars in VR Episode of Snatch

Snatch, an original scripted drama that airs on Sony Pictures Television’s Crackle has been renewed for a second season in 2018. As part of the project – which stars Rupert Grint from the Harry Potter films – an immersive 6-minute, 360-degree interactive episode has been made, launching later this year. Co-produced by Future Lighthouse, the experience transports viewers into…

Impulse Gear Release New Story Trailer for Farpoint as Title Goes Gold

There’s less than four weeks to go until Impulse Gear release first-person shooter (FPS) Farpoint on PlayStation VR. Set to become one of the biggest releases for the head-mounted display (HMD) this year, the studio has announced the title has gone gold and revealed a brand new story trailer. Farpoint is a single-player narrative experience that also features…

VR Invaders Dives onto PlayStation VR

In the future, everyone is immersed in virtual reality (VR) in the story of VR Invaders, created by developer and publisher My.com, which is today getting a release on PlayStation VR after previously being available for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. VR Invaders is a story-driven shooter set the in the year 2046 in a time…

Wireless VR Peripherals with Nefes Data Kit

It is the opinion of some analysts and critics of virtual reality (VR) that the technology needs to go wireless before it can go fully mainstream. The Nefes Data Kit is taking steps towards that goal. The Nefes Data kit is produced by Hendesehane Nefes and allows developers and engineers to add wireless features to…

PlayStation VR Puzzler Statik to Feature Tablet-Based Co-op

In March Tarsier Studios announced the released date as well as opening pre-orders for its single-player puzzle title Statik for PlayStation VR. Now the studio has revealed that Static will in fact have a multiplayer option built-in allowing an additional player to join in via a tablet or smartphone. In a PlayStation.Blog posting, Dave Mervik, senior narrative designer at Tarsier…

A Paper Controller To Combat VR Motion Sickness

There are advantages to using cheap, readily-available materials when creating new products, as has already been proved by Google with its Google Cardboard headset. One inventor has taken the concept a step further and claims to have invented a motion controller that is not only made out of paper, but also helps prevent virtual reality(VR)-induced…

Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

In a new Virtual Reality Industry Report, Greenlight Insights forecasts modest VR industry growth in the short term, growing into a major global content marketplace by 2021. In its new Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017, Greenlight Insights forecasts total virtual reality revenues to reach $7.2 billion globally by the end of 2017, of which,…